Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their personal data is being used by my business online under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). This refer to my website, and all related social media platforms. Please read our Privacy Policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your personally identifiable information in accordance with my website.
What personal information do we collect from the people that visit my website or social media?
When contacting me on my site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.
When do I collect information?
We collect information from you when you fill out a form or enter information on our site.
How do I use your information?
I may use the information we collect from you when you fill in the contact form,
to follow up with them after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries).
The contact form generates automatically an email send to my secured business email account,, accessed by myself exclusively.
None of the data gathered by emails are stored outside the email box.

Your consent

By filling in the contact form, or contacting me directly, you agree on me contacting you back and store your email conversation, including your email address, for the maximum of 6 month period. These data will be stored on my secured business email account. You can demand to have your data removed at any time in that period, and should you wish to have them removed, they will be deleted within 72 hours from your demand.

How do we protect your information?

We use regular Malware Scanning. I then store your data in my secured business email account.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.
By giving your email address you are not subscribing to any newsletter or any other marketing emails, and your email address and contact details shall not be stored in any database, including the server or paperwork.
Your contact data is usually stored for up to two years. You can demand to have your contact details removed at any time during that period, and they shall be removed within 3 days.

I agree to the following:

Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
Not sent any marketing emails or newsletters

To have your data removed:
The contact details are usually stored for up to 6 months from the lates communication.
You can opt to have your data removed at any time during that period.
Do we use ‘cookies’?
Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
We use cookies to:
Understand and save user’s preferences for future visits.
Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser’s Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
If you turn cookies off, It won’t affect the user’s experience .
Website traffic data and statistics
I use website traffic tracking tool to trace and evaluate the general performance of my website. The data is anonymous and includes a country of location of a viewer and the pages their visited. It does not reveal your IP address or data you included in the contact form.
Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally data unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links
Although we only look to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. We cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite our best efforts. Users should therefore note that they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be heldliable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Children Online Privacy Protection Act

We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

Filling in the contact form you agree you’re 18 or over.

Social media policy and usage

We adopt a safe and responsible Social Media Policy. While we may have official profiles on social media platforms users are advised to verify the authenticity of such profiles before engaging with, or sharing information with such profiles. We will never ask for personal details on social media platforms. Users are advised to conduct themselves appropriately when engaging with us on social media

How do I store and publish Clients’ photos and keep their personal data if they us my services?

Using my services, you will be given a contract which explains how I store and secure your photographs and use your personal data for my business tax purposes. You will be informed and advised about the Client’s Privacy Policy before using my service, and asked for your consent before gathering any data and storing or publishing your photographs. Please email me should you require more information regarding such policy.

Changing the Privacy Policy

We reserve the rights to change the Privacy Policy. In case of any changes to the policy, the clients will be informed on this website and social media.

Contacting Me

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact me using the information below.

Pattie Fellowes Photography

Registered name: Polka Dots Photography

SIREN 824413884
+33 674715768
Last Edited on 2018-05-22


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