FollowTheHatPHOTOGRAPHY retains the following personal data of current and past customers: Name, address, phone numbers, email address. This information is kept in a computerised invoicing system along with paper copies of invoices for UK tax records only.

If email or mobile phone communication has occurred between myself and an individual, that individual’s email address or telephone number will have been automatically stored in my email system or smartphone log. Its existence is “forgotten” once our communications have run their course.

FollowTheHatPHOTOGRAPHY does not use physical addresses, email addresses or phone numbers for marketing purposes. Individuals will not be contacted regarding services or offers outside of the original purpose of the contact.

If you wish to contact me as FollowTheHatPHOTOGRAPHY without leaving a trace of email addresses or phone numbers you can call my landline 01606 835133 prefixing it with 141.

Personal data is not shared with any third parties.

Photographs of individuals held by FollowTheHatPHOTOGRAPHY do not include biometric data therefore they are not considered to be personal data in GDPR terms. However, images of identifiable individuals will not be used beyond their original purpose without written permission of the individuals concerned, with the following exceptions:

1. General street photography which may include the capture of unknown persons in an image.

2. Event photography where FollowTheHatPHOTOGRAPHY has been commissioned to record a specific occasion, eg, a wedding, christening, private party. Individuals not wishing to appear in any photographs should make the fact known to both the event organiser and the photographer. Every effort will be made to avoid including the individual in shots but this cannot be guaranteed without positive avoidance action by the individual.

3. FollowTheHatPHOTOGRAPHY cannot be held responsible for subsequent use of digital image files which have been passed on to customers in the course of normal trading following a commission. Permission is normally granted for printing and sharing purposes only.