Website Privacy Policy



INTRODUCTION

This privacy notice provides you with details of how I collect and process your personal data through your use of my  site www.rebeccarichardsdesignstudio.com, including any information you may provide through my site when you purchase a product or service, sign up to my newsletter or take part in a prize draw or competition.

Rebecca Richards Designs is the data controller and I am responsible for your personal data (referred to as “me”, “my” or “I” in this privacy notice).

WHAT DATA DO I COLLECT 

Data that includes any communication that you send to me whether that be through the contact form on my website, through email, text, social media messaging, social media posting or any other communication that you send us. This includes name, address, phone number and email addresses as well as wedding day information such as date, time, location and any other information you choose to share with me.
Data that includes data relating to any purchases of goods and/or services such as your name, title, billing address, delivery address email address, phone number, contact details, purchase details and your card details
Any data from my analytics system about how you use my website and any online services such as social media, together with any data that you post for publication on my  website or through other online services.
Marketing Data that includes data about your preferences in receiving marketing from me and our third parties and your communication preferences

FOR WHAT PURPOSE AND ON WHAT GROUND WE PROCESS IT

I process this data for the purposes of communicating with you, for record keeping and for the establishment, pursuance or defence of legal claims.  My lawful ground for this processing is my  legitimate interests which in this case are to reply to communications sent to me, to keep records and to establish, pursue or defend legal claims.
My lawful ground for this processing customer data is the performance of a contract between you and me and/or taking steps at your request to enter into such a contract. We may also use Customer Data to send you recommendations via email about my goods and services that may be of interest to you. MY lawful ground for this processing is legitimate interests which is to grow my business.
I process this website data to operate our website and ensure relevant content is provided to you, our legitimate interests which in this case are to study how customers use my products/services, to develop them, to grow my business and to decide my marketing strategy or (where you have not so purchased or negotiated and in relation to sending you direct marketing) my consent.


  • HOW IS YOUR DATA STORED AND PROTECTED

    I have put in place security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used, altered, disclosed, or accessed without authorisation. All contact details and personal data is stored on my personal password protected home computer and hard drive. Any invitations that have names and addresses are stored in a locked cabinet in my home address and are never published on this website or social media with these details.

    DATA RETENTION

    I will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes I collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
    When deciding what the correct time is to keep the data for I look at its amount, nature and sensitivity, potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure, the processing purposes, if these can be achieved by other means and legal requirements.
    For tax purposes the law requires me to keep basic information about my  customers (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for six years after they stop being customers.

    WHO  YOUR INFORMATION IS SHARED WITH

    I will never sell or disclose any of your information to any third parties that aren’t essential to my ordering or business process and I only allow such third parties to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with my instructions.

    YOUR RIGHTS

    Under data protection laws you have rights in relation to your personal data that include the right to request access, correction, erasure, restriction, transfer, to object to processing, to portability of data and (where the lawful ground of processing is consent) to withdraw consent.
    If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please email me at beckielrichards@gmail.com.
    You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, I may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive or refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
    I may need to request specific information from you to help me confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. 

    THIRD-PARTY LINKS
    This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. I do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave my website, I encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.



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    © 2018 Rebecca Richards Design
    photography credit: David Boynton Wedding Photography / Anna Roussos Photography
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