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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: http://photofunbooths.co.uk.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

We do not personally collect data from the site, we hold contact details from anyone making contact with us in order to make a booking or to buy or sell goods & services in connection with the business.  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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

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 only collect data from contact forms in order to process a booking.  For general enquiries the data is held for no more than 12 months, for bookings the data is held in line with the recommendations under uk tax law.  In these circumstances, records will be held for 5 years after the 31st January submission deadline of the relevant tax year.

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 (e.g. 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.

Analytics

We use google analytics to monitor traffic to our website.  We do not have access to any private information for visitors to our site & do not seek to identify anyone visiting our website.  The privacy policy of Google Analytics can be viewed by clicking the below link.

https://policies.google.com/privacy

Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with anyone.

For general enquires, the data is held for no more than 12 months.  For bookings, the data is held in line with recommendations under UK tax law.  In these circumstances, records will be held for 5 years after the 31st January submission deadline of the relevant tax year.  For business partners, the data will be held for 5 years after the 31st January submission deadline of the relevant tax year based on the date of the last transaction.

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.

Our photos are uploaded to our website however we do not identify anyone by name.  The details regarding the publishing of photos via our website and social media can be found within our terms and conditions.  Prior to any event taking place the hirer will be required to give permission for the publication of the photos.  Anyone taking part in any promotional event such as wedding fairs etc gives implied permission for their photos to be published via our website and social media pages.

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. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Contact us via the contact page on our website or via our email address at info@photofunbooths.co.uk

Additional information

This web site uses a third party service to manage administrative tasks. If you leave a comment, submit personal information via a contact form, or otherwise exchange personal details with us, it is possible that we may use this service to manage that data. Please visit the iThemes Privacy Policy for more information regarding the way they handle their data.