Personal Data information we collect about you may include information such as:
- your business and or personal name;
- your business and or personal email address;
- your business and or personal postal address;
- your business and or personal phone number;
- usage data (technical information) about your computer (e.g. your IP address and browser type);
- usage data (aggregated analytical information) about how you have interacted and or used our websites (e.g. which pages have been viewed, the time and duration viewed, and what was clicked on);
How long do we store your Personal Data
Ben Mullay Photography will store your information for no longer than necessary, taking into account the following:
- the purpose(s) for which we are processing your Personal Data, such as whether it is necessary to continue to store that information in order to continue to perform our obligations under a contract with you or for our legitimate interests;
- whether we have any legal obligation to continue to process your information, such as any record-keeping obligations imposed by applicable law; and
- whether we have any legal basis to continue to process your Personal Data, such as your consent.
Ben Mullay Photography will protect the confidentiality of its customers Personal Data, account information and personal communications in a manner consistent with relevant UK and EU law and the legitimate interests of Ben Mullay Photography, its partners, its employees and its other customers.
Ben Mullay Photography has appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures in place to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of data collected from customers.
Ben Mullay Photography will not disclose customers personal and account data unless Ben Mullay Photography has reason to believe that disclosing such information is necessary to identify, make contact with, or bring legal action against someone who may be causing harm or interfering with the rights or property of Ben Mullay Photography, Ben Mullay Photography’s customers, or others, or where Ben Mullay Photography has a good faith belief that the law requires such disclosure.
Ben Mullay Photography also will not, except for reasons stated below, disclose to third parties the contents of any electronic mail or other electronic communications that Ben Mullay Photography stores or transmits for its customers. The circumstances under which Ben Mullay Photography will disclose such electronic customer communications are when:
- it is necessary in order to provide service to the customer;
- it is necessary to protect the legitimate interests of Ben Mullay Photography and its customers;
- it is required to cooperate with interception orders, warrants, or other legal process that Ben Mullay Photography determines in its sole discretion to be valid and enforceable; and
- it is necessary to provide to a law enforcement agency when the contents are inadvertently obtained by Ben Mullay Photography and appear to pertain to the commission of a crime.
Your rights in relation to your Personal Data
You have the following rights in relation to your Personal Data, which you may exercise where applicable through logging in with appropriate account details to benmullay.com or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- to access and make corrections and or deletion of your Personal Data;
- to request that we restrict our use of your Personal Data;
- to receive your Personal Data fulfilling your right to portability;
- to object to the processing of your Personal Data for certain purposes (for further information, see the section below entitled ‘Your right to object to the processing of your Personal Data for certain purposes’); and
- to withdraw your consent to our use of your Personal Data at any time where we rely on your consent to use or process that Personal Data. If you withdraw your consent, this will not affect the lawfulness of our use and processing of your Personal Data on the basis of your consent before the point in time when you withdraw your consent.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, which, for the purposes of the UK, is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the contact details of which are available here: https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/
For further information about your rights in relation to your Personal Data, including certain limitations which apply to some of those rights, please see Articles 12 to 23 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which is available here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/reform/files/regulation_oj_en.pdf
Your right to object to the processing of your Personal Data for certain purposes
You have the following rights in relation to your Personal Data, which you may exercise in the same way as you may exercise the rights in the preceding section (Your rights in relation to your Personal Data):
- to object to us using or processing your Personal Data where we use or process it in order to carry out a task in the public interest, where we do so in the exercise of official authority or for our legitimate interests; and
- to object to us processing your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing).
You may also exercise your right to object to us using or processing your Personal Data for direct marketing purposes by:
- clicking the unsubscribe link contained at the bottom of any marketing email we send to you and following the instructions which appear in your browser following your clicking on that link; or
- sending an email to email@example.com asking that we stop sending you marketing communications or by including the words “OPT OUT”.
Whenever you object to direct marketing from us by a different communication method to that of the marketing communications you have received from us, you must provide us with your name and sufficient information to enable us to identify you in relation to the communications you have received.
Transfers of your personal information to other countries and safeguards used
We may need to transfer your personal information outside of the country in which we collected or obtained it, including outside the European Economic Area or to an international organisation from time to time. Where we transfer your personal information outside the European Economic Area, the country to which it is transferred will either be subject to an adequacy decision by the European Commission, or if not (or if we transfer your personal information to an international organisation), we will ensure that the transfer takes place on the basis of one or more of the following safeguards:
- data protection policies adhered to by the data controller and other companies and entities within our corporate group from time to time, which comply with applicable laws, known as “model contract clauses” or “MCCs”;
- standard data protection clauses adopted by the European Commission or adopted by the Information Commissioner’s Office and approved by the European Commission in accordance with relevant law;
- a code or codes of conduct produced by an association or other body approved by the Information Commissioner’s Office;
- an approved certification mechanism (such as the EU-US Privacy Shield); or
- where authorised by the Information Commissioner’s Office, contractual clauses between the data controller or processor and the data controller, processor or recipient of the personal information in the third country or international organisation.
Users are responsible for third-party Personal Data; Usage Data, obtained, published or shared through our websites and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide such Usage Data. The below section details each of these third-parties:
Google Analytics (Google Inc.)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilises any data collected to track and examine the use of our websites, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.
Displaying content from external platforms
Google Fonts (Google Inc.)
Google Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Google Inc. that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.
Comments submitted to benmullay.com
Data Used: Commenter’s name, email address, and site URL, timestamp, and IP address. Additionally, a jetpack.wordpress.com IFrame receives the following data: WordPress.com blog ID attached to the site, ID of the post on which the comment is being submitted, commenter’s local user ID (if available), commenter’s local username (if available), commenter’s site URL (if available), MD5 hash of the commenter’s email address (if available), and the comment content. Akismet is enabled on the site, and the following information is sent to the service for the sole purpose of spam checking: commenter’s name, email address, site URL, IP address, and user agent.
Personal Data collected: The comment author’s name, email address, and site URL (if provided during the comment submission) are stored in cookies. Learn more about these cookies. All data and metadata (see above) associated with comments. This includes the status of the comment whether or not it was classified as spam by Akismet.
Our websites contains links to the external social network, Facebook. This external social network is exclusively operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA (Facebook). Links to Facebook are made clearly visible on our websites through the use of the Facebook logo or through the add-on “like” button.
Where these links are followed, Facebook plug-ins will be activated and your browser will establish a direct link with the Facebook servers.
If you follow the links on our websites whilst you are signed into your Facebook user account, information concerning your visit to our websites will be passed to Facebook. Facebook can assign your visit to our websites to your Facebook user account.
This information will be transferred to and stored by Facebook. To prevent this, you must log out of your Facebook account before clicking on the link.
Functionalities attached to Facebook links, in particular the transfer of information and user data are not automatically activated by visiting our websites, but are only activated upon clicking the relevant link.
Ben Mullay Photography and our associated online presences
Shetland Landscapes: http://proofs.benmullay.com/gallery/3922235/
Consequences of not providing your Personal Data to us
Where you wish to purchase products or services from us, we require your Personal Data in order to enter into a contract with you. We may also require your Personal Data pursuant to a statutory obligation (in order to be able to send you an invoice for products and services you wish to order from us, for example).
If you do not provide your Personal Data, we will not be able to enter into a contract with you or to provide you with those products or services.
Where we intend to use your Personal Data for a new purpose other than the purpose(s) for which we originally collected it, we will provide you with information about that purpose and any other relevant information before we use your Personal Data for that new purpose and obtain your consent if required.
- About cookies
- Essential cookies
- Functional cookies
- Analytical or performance cookies
- Third party cookies
- How to accept or reject cookies
Cookies are data files that are sent between web servers and web browsers, processor memory or hard drives (clients) to recognise a particular user’s device when the user accesses a website. They are used for a range of different purposes, such as customising a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving that user’s website experience, and storing that user’s preferences and login information.
Cookies can be classified as either ‘session’ or ‘persistent’ cookies. Session cookies are placed on your browser when you access a website and last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.
Persistent cookies are placed on your computer when you access a website and expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first.
Cookies will be set either by our websites server or by third party domains on our behalf. Cookies used by our websites server are referred to as ‘first party’ cookies. Cookies used by third party domains are referred to as ‘third party’ cookies.
Cookies do not usually contain Personal Data. Cookies may, however, be used in combination with other information to identify you.
We use first party cookies on our websites, and both session and persistent cookies.
If you require further information about cookies in general, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org
These are cookies which are necessary in order for us to run our websites and its essential functions. We use essential cookies for the following purposes on our websites:
- to administer our websites.
- to ensure our websites functions properly when you interact with it.
These are cookies that store information about your preferences and recognise you whenever you return to a website, in order to improve your websites experience and personalise it for you. We use functional cookies for the following purposes on our websites:
- to recognise you when you return to our websites.
- to improve your experience of our websites.
Analytical or performance cookies
Analytical cookies track and gather data about what a user does on a website. We use analytical cookies for the following purposes on our websites:
- to analyse users’ access to and use of our websites and its features using Google Analytics.
- to improve our websites, including its usability, functionality, content and user experience.
The information we collect using analytical cookies is collected on an anonymised basis.
Third party cookies
How to accept or reject cookies
The easiest way to accept or reject some or all cookies used by a website is to adjust your browser settings. If you do not know how to do this, the links below set out information about how to change your browser settings for some of the most commonly used web browsers:
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/delete-browsing-search-download-history-firefox?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Clear+Recent+History
- Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/278835/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer
- Apple Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042?locale=en_US
Some browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, allow you to change your settings to browse in ‘incognito’ mode, limiting the amount of data placed on your
machine. There are also third party applications which you can add to your browser to block or manage cookies.
You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by visiting http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
You are welcome to block the use of some or all of the cookies we use on our websites. However, please be aware that doing so may impair our websites and its functionality or may even render some or all of it unusable.
You can find more detailed information about cookies and adjusting your browser settings by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org