Privacy Policy

Light In The Black Photography is an independent photography business specialising in various genres of portraiture, both in studio and location environments as well as other commissions.

Light In The Black makes use of the information you give us, when using the Light In The Black website and its social media marketing platforms.

If you are asked for personal information when using our marketing services or website, it will only be used in the ways described in our privacy policy. Please note that our privacy policy is updated from time to time. The latest version is always published on this page. This website privacy policy was updated on July 2nd 2020.

What do we use your personal information for...

We gather and use certain information about individuals to provide products and services and to allow certain marketing functions as well as online sales on this website.

We collect personal data from marketing and site registration. Any data you provide can only be used with your permission. We will maintain our records for online, telephone and offline contact with you.

When running competitions We usually ask for the following , or anything related to our online or at event marketing. Name, Address, Contact Email, Contact Telephone number, demographic postcode and at times preferences.

Other information in relation to specific competitions may be asked for like children’s ages and pet breed. When buying a gift, we will also ask for the recipient’s name and address. Any other information requested will be in connection with your enquiry, any special offers or, stated competitions.

Your Choices...

You may opt out of receiving information from us by email or post at any time by either contacting us or by clicking unsubscribe on our emails. If you would like to speak to someone directly please call 07737 195705 or email us at lightintheblack@icloud.com

Data Processing We process data at our home address at 26 Grove Road, Ashtead, KT21 1BE,

We apply UK data protection law to our processing.

Data Security ...

We take appropriate steps to maintain our contact information in a secure format and environment to prevent unauthorised usage.

We are bound by contract to our GDPR policy.

Use of your information...

Your personal details that you have provided are only used by us to improve our services as well as to contact you in relation to your enquiry, special offers, online order processing, online and event registration. Also, to contact you in connection with our own business development, market research and gifting service.

Cookie Policy How we use Cookies...

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. We use cookies to help identify your computer, so we can tailor your user experience, track shopping basket contents and remember where you are in the order process. You can disable any cookies already stored on your computer, but these may stop our website from functioning properly. The following is strictly necessary in the operation of our website.

This Website Will: ...

Remember what is in your shopping basket

Remember where you are in the order process

Remember that you are logged in and that your session is secure. You need to be logged in to complete an order. The following are not Strictly Necessary but are required to provide you with the best user experience and to tell us which pages you find most interesting (anonymously).

Functional Cookies...

This Website Will:...

Track the pages you visit via Google Analytics Allow you to share pages with social networks such as Facebook.

When you first visit our website, you will be asked for your consent to use cookies. You can choose not to accept cookies but please be aware that services you request may not be available. If you delete your cookies or clear your cache, you may be asked to give your consent again. This is because a cookie is usually used to remember the choice you made the first time. If you wish to revoke your consent to the use of cookies on this website you can either delete the cookies in your browser’s memory or clear your cache. If you wish to prevent cookies being set before you visit this website, or most other websites, you can set your browser to block cookies. Most browsers allow you to do this in their settings.

Controlling information When you fill a form or provide your details on our website, you will see one or more tick boxes allowing you to opt-in to receive marketing communications from us by email, telephone, text message or post. If you have agreed that we can use your information for marketing purposes, you can change your mind easily, via one of these methods:...

Send us an email to lightintheblack@icloud.com  

Write to us at Light In The Black, 26 Grove Rd, Ashtead, Surrey, KT21 1BE.

We will never lease, distribute or sell your personal information to third parties unless the law requires us to. Any personal information we hold about you is stored and processed under our data protection policy, in line with the Data Protection Act 1998. Security We will always hold your information securely. To prevent unauthorised disclosure or access to your information, we have implemented strong, physical and electronic security safeguards. We also follow stringent procedures to ensure we work with all personal data in line with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Policy changes ...

Changes may be necessary to this policy to reflect legal or data processing developments. If we change the policy, we will provide information on our website so that users can review the changes. Any significantly different use of your data will be communicated to you and you will be able to choose whether you agree to the new use. Contact us If you have any questions about this policy, please email...

lightintheblack@icloud.com  

Write to us at Light In The Black, 26 Grove Rd, Ashtead, Surrey, KT21 1BE.

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