Who we are
We are Steve Davison Photography, a sole trader company owned by Stephen Davison. Our website address is https://www.stevedavisonphotography.co.uk

What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We will maintain the privacy and confidentiality of any personal information that you provide during any communication with us, including, but not limited to, your name, address, email address, or telephone number. By continuing to use this website or corresponding with us, you consent to the terms of this privacy policy. We do not collect, use or disclose your personal information for any purpose other than those identified below, except with your consent or as required by law.

Site activity data
Whenever you visit www.stevedavisonphotography.co.uk certain information is collected and logged by the web server. This information is kept for a reasonable amount of time for purposes of traffic analysis. These logs include, but are not restricted to: your computer’s TCP/IP address, date, time and files viewed. These logs also contain information about referrer information if you clicked on an external link in order to view any www.stevedavisonphotography.co.uk webpage. Any information collected is never sold or shared with third parties.

Personal information
The only personal information about you that is collected, such as your name, address, email address, or telephone number is that which you voluntarily provide to us. Examples of this information include your email address, sent directly to us or via the website’s contact page. It also includes personal information provided by email or letter, when you place a photographic order, or when a product voucher is purchased for another person.

We do not sell any personal information received through our website or through direct correspondence to any third party, nor will such information by added to any bulk email list we may send out in the future.

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms
We collect your name and email address when you initially contact us via the Steve Davison Photography website contact form. No personal information supplied via the contact form or in any subsequent correspondence will be used for marketing purposes by Steve Davison Photography unless you consent to this, nor will this information be supplied to any third party.

A ‘cookie’ is a small file saved on your PC’s hard drive by websites. This website uses cookies.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select ‘Remember Me’, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Our website uses Google Analytics, an analytics service provided by Google, Inc. The information generated by the analytics cookie about your use of our website is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

Google uses this information to evaluate your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Google’s privacy policy can be viewed here.

We accept payments through PayPal. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.
Please see the PayPal Privacy Policy for more details: https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

Who we share your data with
We do not currently share your personal data with any third party.

How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.

Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information
Please contact us at any time to request the removal of any other personal information that may be held by us. All email correspondence between us will be then be deleted, your name, address and email address removed from any Steve Davison Photography mailing list you may be on, and any paper correspondence you may have had with us, such as a product purchase forms, will be destroyed. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

The controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is:

Stephen Davison
Steve Davison Photography, 2 Granholme Close, Sutton in Craven, Keighley, North Yorkshire, BD20 7HZ
Phone: 01535 633274
Email: privacy@stevedavisonphotography.co.uk
Website: www.stevedavisonphotography.co.uk

How we protect your data
We take data privacy seriously. All personal data supplied to us is stored on a password-protected PC or, when information is supplied in printed form, kept in a locked filing cabinet.

What third parties we receive data from
We do not currently receive personal information from third parties.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
We do not currently use automated decision making services or profiling.

Policy revisions
Whenever any change to this privacy policy is made, these changes will be communicated on www.stevedavisonphotography.co.uk.