Privacy Policy & Terms and Conditions of use of this Website

Who we are

Our website address is: https://nishahaqphotography.com.

It is the policy of Nisha Haq Photography to keep any personal information you may give in a private and secure manner.  We will take all reasonable and necessary steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this notice. Your data will not be sold or given to another party for purposes outside the legitimate business interests of Nisha Haq Photography. Your data will be kept only for as long as it is necessary to do so and no longer, or until such a time when you request its removal.
In order for Nisha Haq to conduct her business, it may be necessary to share or process your personal information with third parties where required by law, where it is necessary for our working relationship, or where we have another legitimate interest in doing so. For example, we may transfer all or part of your data to third parties operating or managing the website on our behalf, to third-party payment providers, third-party Social Media providers, and third-party Mailing providers, and third-party Gallery providers, Photo and Album Editors, Print and Product Companies (including but not exclusive to SIM Imaging, Stripe, Facebook, Weebly, Mailchimp, Pixieset, Studio Ninja).  Some of these third parties may be located in countries outside of the European Union, but each company used by Nisha Haq Photography are compliant with GDPR and have their own privacy policies.

By submitting your personal data, whether by way of an enquiry, order or entering into a business transaction with Nisha Haq Photography, you agree to this processing.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

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.

Downloads & Media Files

Any downloadable documents, files or media made available on this website are provided to users at their own risk. While all precautions have been undertaken to ensure only genuine downloads are available users are advised to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.

We accept no responsibility for third party downloads and downloads provided by external third party websites and advise users to verify their authenticity using third party anti-virus software or similar applications.

Contact forms

Users contacting us through this website 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. Online forms, contract signing and personal data information is stored via Studio Ninja who themselves are GDPR compliant.

Where we have clearly stated and made you aware of the fact, and where you have given your express permission, we may use your details to send you products/services information through a mailing list system. This is done in accordance with the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above.

Email Mailing List

We are operating an email mailing list using Mailchimp to inform subscribers about products, services and/or news we supply/publish. Users can subscribe through an online automated process where they have given their explicit permission. Subscriber personal details are collected, processed, managed and stored in accordance with the regulations named in ‘The policy’ above. Subscribers can unsubscribe at any time through the automated online service, details of which are present in the footer of sent marketing messages. The type and content of marketing messages subscribers receive, and if it may contain third party content, is clearly outlined at the point of subscription.

Email marketing messages may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of subscriber data relating to engagement, geographic, demographics and already stored subscriber data. When the mailing list is launched, this will be GDPR compliant.

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 visit our login page, 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

External Website Links & Third Parties

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 they click on external links at their own risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Policy & Usage

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

There may be instances where our website features social sharing buttons, which help share web content directly from web pages to the respective social media platforms. You use social sharing buttons at your own discretion and accept that doing so may publish content to your social media profile feed or page.

It is the Policy of Nisha Haq Photography to comply with any requests for privacy from her Clients and as such, will not use images on this website or her social media channels and marketing materials unless agreed to.  This is usually agreed upon during the consultation stage and signing of the contracts. You have the right to change your mind anytime before or after the images are taken should circumstances change. Please note that Nisha Haq has the right to publish images and video material taken prior to, during, and after the session or event, which does not contain any recognisable private information or individuals.

Copyright and Use of Images and Text

All images and text on this website is copyrighted to Nisha Haq Photography unless otherwise stated, in quotes or attributed to the source. You are prohibited from copying and downloading this website’s content to use as your own. Any content shared to social media platforms from this website must be attributed back to this website. Any past clients of Nisha Haq Photography who appear on this site have given their permission for their image use on this site.

Analytics

Website Visitor Tracking

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. Information from this tracking allows Nisha Haq Photography to make changes and improvements to the website in the future.  The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information.

This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

How long we retain your data

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.

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.

Our contact information

Nisha Haq Photography
8 Glebe Court
Botley
SO30 2SP

hello@nishahaqphotography.com
07712604577