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Privacy policy

We take your privacy seriously. This privacy notice provides information about how we use and share personal data about users of the websites at www.fotoccompli.com and www.fotoccompli.co.uk This notice covers:-

1 Who we are and how you can contact us

2 What we use personal data for

3 What kinds of personal data we use, and where we get it from

4 What our legal grounds for handling personal data are

5 Who we share the personal data with

6 Where the personal data is stored and sent

7 How long the personal data is kept for

8 Whether the personal data is used to make decisions about you or to profile you

9 Your rights in relation to the personal data we hold about you

10 Who you can complain to if you are unhappy about the use of your personal data

1. WHO WE ARE AND HOW YOU CAN CONTACT US

Fotoccompli is the trading name of David Griffiths and Wendy Griffiths.

David Griffiths operates the web sites and is the controller of the personal data that you provide to us, or if you contact us using the details below. This means that he is responsible for ensuring that the personal data is used fairly and lawfully. You can contact him by sending an email to david@fotoccompli.com, or by telephone to 0121 378 1064, which will normally be answered between 9.00 a.m. and 5.00.p.m. Monday to Friday, if someone is available to answer the call. An answer machine is available to leave messages. Other contact details are shown on the contacts page.

2. WHAT WE USE PERSONAL DATA FOR

Providing our websites and our products and services to you. We only use personal information to provide you with products and services you have requested or ordered. This includes products and services such as the provision of photography, photographs or works of art.

Marketing

We do not use personal data for marketing purposes. We will NOT sell your personal data to third parties without your written permission or ordered by a court of law. Administering, monitoring and improving our websites

We use information such as how different people navigate around our websites, how long they spend on individual pages and whether they download any of our content, in order to help customise and improve the user experience of our websites. This allows us to improve the website to match your interests and preferences better and helps us understand who has visited which pages to determine the most popular areas of the website. This information is also used for security and system administration and to generate aggregate non-personalised information for use by us, our business contacts. Product or systems development and testing We may sometimes use personal data whilst improving, developing or testing our products and systems. Legal and regulatory purposes We may use your personal data for legal and regulatory purposes. For example, this might include financial information we need to retain to comply with record keeing obligations for tax purposes per HMRC guidance.

3. WHAT KINDS OF PERSONAL DATA WE USE, AND WHERE WE GET IT FROM

We obtain and use information from a limited number of sources. We obtain your name and contact details that you have provided to us in placing an order. Your name and address may be provided by a bank whist transmitting funds to us at your request to settle the cost of an order. This information is not retined by us.

Device information

This is information about the device you are using to access our websites, such as the type of device, its operating system, browser, IP address, screen resolution and what cookies are on it. These records may be obtained by the company that operates the server the web sites are maintained on. Website usage

This is information about your use of our websites, such as what pages you visited and what content you viewed. It includes information about how you arrived on our website, navigated around it. Cookies may be used to help us do this. The web sites themselves do not generate cookies but the host server for the web site may do so. If you are aged under 1, you should get your parent's or guardian's permission before you provide personal information to Fotoccompli. If you do not have this permission to provide this information to Fotoccompli.

4. WHAT OUR LEGAL GROUNDS FOR HANDLING PERSONAL DATA ARE

Performance of our contract with you

When you purchase a product from the websites, we agree to provide you with products and services as set out in the Terms & Conditions. We need to use some of your personal data to be able to provide you with those products and services.

Legitimate interests

The UKís data protection law allows the use of your personal data where necessary for legitimate purposes provided that this isnít outweighed by the impact it has on you. The law calls this the ďlegitimate interestsĒ condition for processing personal data. The legitimate interests we are pursuing are in maintaining records necessary to comply with our obligation under taxation legislation.

Monitoring and securing our systems and data

Some of the ways we use personal data are justified by the need to ensure that our systems and the data we make available through the website are kept secure and only made available to the correct people.

Commercial interests

Like any commercial organisation, we seek to earn revenue through the products and services that we provide to our customers.

5. WHO WE SHARE THE PERSONAL DATA WITH

We do NOT share you rinformation with other parties unless we have your specific written permission, or are obliged to provide it by lawful agencies.

Business transfers

In the unlikely event of our selling our business to a third party, we may transfer personal data to the company that acquires the business. Regulators

We may sometimes need to pass personal data to a regulator such as the Information Commissionerís Office.

Sharing of anonymised data with third parties

We will not share anonymised information with third parties, but the web site host may.

6. WHERE THE PERSONAL DATA IS STORED AND SENT

Within Europe

We are based in the United Kingdom, and will access and use your information from here. However, our web site host may locate their server(s) within the European Union.

Elsewhere

Again the web site host may locate their server elsewhere in the world. Some of our clients and customers are overseas and we will get access to personal data in the course of the products and services we provide to them. While countries within the European Union all ensure a high standard of data protection law, some parts of the world may not provide the same level of legal protection in relation to personal data.

7. HOW LONG THE PERSONAL DATA IS KEPT FOR

We will only keep your personal data for as long as we are required to by UK legislation. After we no longer need to hold your information we will dispose of it in a secure manner without further notice to you.

8. WHETHER THE PERSONAL DATA IS USED TO MAKE AUTOMATED DECISIONS ABOUT YOU OR TO PROFILE YOU

We do not make automated decisions about you, or to profile you.

9. YOUR RIGHTS OVER OF THE PERSONAL DATA THAT WE HOLD ABOUT YOU

You have several different rights in relation to the personal data that we hold about you.

These include the right:

to enquire about exercising these rights, please use the contact details set out in section 1.

(a) to find out what personal data we hold about you.

(b) you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time, when we have relied on your consent to use your data.

Objection to direct marketing:

You have the right to object to us using your personal data for direct marketing purposes, although we do not undertake direct marketing.

Rectification:

You have a right to ask us to correct information, if the information that we hold about you is inaccurate or out of date.

Objection to legitimate interests: If you disagree with us relying on the legitimate interests grounds for using your personal data (see section 4 above), you can object to us doing so. We will then reassess the extent to which we can continue to use the data in light of your particular circumstances.

Erasure: In certain circumstances you can ask us to delete your personal data from our systems. This usually wonít apply to all of your data because we might have good reason for needing to keep some of it.

Restriction: In some circumstances you can ask us to restrict the ways in which we use your personal data. Portability: You have the right to receive some limited kinds of information in a portable format.

10. WHO YOU CAN COMPLAIN TO IF YOU ARE UNHAPPY ABOUT THE USE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

We try to ensure that we deliver the best levels of customer service but if you are not happy you should make contact so that we can investigate your concerns. Please contact us by sending an email to david@fotoccompli.com

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissionerís Office (ICO.)