Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Pear & Bear Photography collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the www.pearbearphotography.com website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site Pear & Bear Photography.

PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION

I may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit my site, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out an enquiry form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources I make available on my Site. The enquiry data may include your name and email address, for the purposes of offering, marketing and selling relevant goods and/or services to you. The collection of such data is necessary to provide you with information such as my availability and services. Users may, however, visit the Site anonymously. I will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to me (through the enquiry form). Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities. Users contacting this website and/or its owner do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in our Privacy Policy. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process.

Furthermore, I may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of goods and services, that you enter into with me. This transaction data may include contact and transaction details. This is required for the purpose of supplying the goods and services. This will be outlined in your contract, should you proceed to enter into an agreement with me.

NON-PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION

I may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with the Site. (‘usage data’). The usage data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is Google Analytics. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and services, including marketing research purposes. The data will not be shared with any third parties. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving our website and services.

WEB BROWSER COOKIES

My Site may use “cookies” for analysis purposes, analysing the use and performance of my Site and services. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. The user may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies or to alert the user when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

COLLECTING INFORMATION

Pear & Bear Photography collects and uses Users’ personal information for the following purposes:

a. To Improve my Site
I continually strive to improve my website offerings based on the information and feedback I receive from you. This website and its owner take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience.

b. To Improve Customer Service
Your information helps me to respond to your customer service requests and support needs more effectively.

c. To administer content, promotions, survey or other Site feature
To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics I think will be of interest to them, in the form of a newsletter.

d. To Send Periodic Emails
The email address Users provide for order processing, will only be used to send them information and updates about their order. It may also be used to respond to their enquiries, and/or other requests or questions. If User decides to opt-in to my mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, I include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. The User may also contact me via the Site or using the e-mail address outline in the Contact section of the Site.

PROTECTING YOUR INFORMATION

I adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on my Site. Sensitive and private data exchange between the Site and its Users happens over an SSL secured communication channel.

I may use third party tools to store your personal data and keep your information safe, such as a CRM System, cloud storage or email marketing software, as well as my own hard drives and data storage systems.

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

I do NOT sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. However, It may be necessary to share information with the following third parties, in order to comply with our legal obligations, or process your orders.

  • Governmental and regulatory bodies such as HMRC, the Financial Conduct Authority, the Prudential Regulation Authority, the Ombudsman, the Information Commissioner’s Office

  • Any other businesses where information sharing is needed in order to fulfil our services or products, such as suppliers or outsourcing companies

Data Retention

Unless we explain otherwise, we’ll hold your personal information based on the following criteria:

  • For as long as we have reasonable business needs, such as managing our relationship with you and managing our operations and accounts

  • For as long as we provide goods and/or services to you and then for as long as someone could bring a claim against us; and/or

  • Retention periods in line with legal and regulatory requirements or guidance.

You have the right to request to amend, or, in some circumstances, have your personal information deleted from our systems. You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Users may find advertising or other content on my Site that link to the sites and services of my partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. I do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and I am not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from my Site. Users should note any sponsored external links they choose to click on, is done at their own risk. This website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned. These external sites or services, including their content and links, may be continually changing. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to my Site, is subject to this particular website’s terms and conditions.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Pear & Bear Photography may choose to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, you will be informed via email. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of any modifications.

YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please refrain from using this Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed as your acceptance of those changes.

CONTACTING ME

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact me at:

Pear & Bear Photography

[email protected]

or use my contact form found on this website.

Photography Disclaimer

All photographs and content on this website remain the property of Pear & Bear Photography. Images may not be downloaded, copied, reproduced or used in any way without prior written consent.

Print purchases entitle the purchaser to the ownership of the image but not to the copyrights of the image which still remain with Anna Dunleavy (Pear & Bear Photography) even after purchase.