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Privacy Policy and Use of Cookies

Alexa Kidd-May Photography is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

Also our website uses cookies - please see cookie policy below. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:

Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us.

We will not provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

COOKIES POLICY

Our website uses cookies. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

ABOUT COOKIES

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and to identify users returning to a website.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

COOKIES ON THIS WEBSITE

We may send to you the following cookies:

Google Analytics _utma - This cookie enables us to determine whether or not you have visited our Website previously.
Google Analytics _utmb - This cookie is used to establish and continue your session on our Website, and updates each time you visit a new page.
Google Analytics _utmz - This cookie enables us to establish how you reached our Website e.g. through a link, from another website or by typing in the Website URL.
 

HOW WE USE COOKIES

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:

In addition, we use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. It may record data about your mobile phone, computer or other device from which you access the Website including, where available, your IP address, operating system and browser type. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about how users interact with the website. Google will store this information. Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

BLOCKING COOKIES

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:

in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector
in Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, and un-checking “Accept cookies from sites” in the “Privacy” box.
Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
 

DELETING COOKIES

You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer:

in Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files - you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835
in Firefox, you can delete cookies by first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you “clear private data” (this setting can be changed by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Settings” in the “Private Data” box) and then clicking “Clear private data” in the “Tools” menu.
Doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
 

YOUR RIGHTS

You have the right:


DATA RETENTION

We will only keep your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

At the end of that retention period, your data will either be deleted or anonymised (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes.

DISCLOSURES

We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.

In addition, we may disclose your personal information:

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password except when you log in to the website.

POLICY AMENDMENTS

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

UPDATING INFORMATION

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated.

DATA CONTROLLER

The data controller responsible in respect of the information collected on this website is Alexa Kidd-May.

CONTACT

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information, please write to us by email to hello@alexakidd-may.com

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