Privacy Policy


These terms and conditions and privacy policy are for this website: served by Nisha Haq Photography, 8 Glebe Close, Botley, Southampton, SO30 2SP

The privacy policy governs the privacy of its users who choose to use the website. It explains how we comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation May 2018), the DPA (Data Protection Act) and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).

The privacy policy
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.

Use of Cookies
This website uses cookies, some of which may be necessary for the running of the website, some are used to improve the user’s experience while visiting the website and related client galleries, and some to provide information on how to improve the website (see Website Visitor tracking below).
What are cookies? Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors or use the cookie control system if available upon their first visit.

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:

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 & Communication With us
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 & Marketing Messages
We will soon be operating an email mailing list program, used 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.

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.

Your rights to your personal data and complaints
You are entitled to know what personal information we hold about you and how that information is processed, which means you can ask us to do any of the following things:

  • to access your data;
  • to rectify any mistakes relating to your data;
  • to erase your data;
  • to stop processing your data;
  • to receive an electronic copy of your data;
  • to object to our processing of your data;
  • to object to any automated decision making that we may do using your personal data; and
  • to receive a notification of any breach of your personal data.

Just let us know (see Contact Information below) if you’d like to exercise any of your rights. Please note that these rights do not supercede Nisha Haq’s other legal requirements in running her business. For example Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) require business owners and sole traders to keep invoices for a certain length of time therefore personal details which appear on these cannot be erased until that time has elapsed.

Contact Information
Nisha Haq Photography, 8 Glebe Close, Botley, Southampton, SO30 2SP