Privacy Policy

Who are we

Our website address is: http://slawawalczak.com.

This privacy policy is for a website www.slawawalczak.com and governs the privacy of its visitors. It explains how we comply with the new UN’s General Data Protection Regulation and Data Protection Act.

This policy explains why and how we collect your personal information, how we process it and how we keep it secure. By using the website or emailing me directly on the email address provided on this website you are agreeing to its terms, conditions and this privacy policy. If you do not agree to this privacy policy please don’t use this website.

Slawa Walczak does not engage in any digital email marketing so your data wont be used for this type of purposes. We wont share the data collected by us with third parties for any marketing purposes. We will only contact you in relation to the inquiry you made either through our contact form or email address hello@slawawalczak.com.

 

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 anonymised 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.

Contact Form

This website collects users data like name, phone number, email, wedding details – venue, timings, budget etc through the contact form located on this website http://slawawalczak.com/contact/ or through the email address hello@slawawalczak.com associated with this website. Inquiries sent though the contact form generate emails send to hello@slawawalczak.com . The data sent through this form or email is stored on website server . The website server is https://www.tsohost.com/

Cookies

This website, like all others uses “cookies” to improve your customer experience. “Cookies” store information on your computer for record keeping purposes. You night choose to refuse to use the “cookies” by setting browser preferences but this might result in my website not functioning properly.

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.

 

Embeded content from another 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

We cannot take responsibility for the content of external website links based on our site so you should be aware that by clicking on such links you do it at your won risk and we cannot be held liable for any damages and implications cause by clicking on this links.

 

External Data Processors – Who we share your data with

In order to provide you with some additional services like albums, online galleries, digital delivery of images and to improve my services I use external companies that might have access to your selected data.

Google Analytics

Google analytics is a platform that provides me with information about how visitors use my website. Google analytics collects non-personal identification information like demographic information or technical information about visitors way of connecting with my website. I retain this data for legitimate interest. Google is fully GDPR compliant.

Dropbox

Dropbox is a platform to provide online hosting of data. In order to send you your photos electronically I have to store your photos on this platform. The use of your email address will be required to deliver your Dropbox photos to you. I also use this platform as my external hard drive to store and back up your photos. Dropbox is fully GDPR compliant.

Pixieset

Pixieset is an online gallery. I use this service to provide you with a password protected online gallery of your images. In order to access the gallery and download the photos you will have to privide Pixieset with your email address. Pixieset won’t contact you for any reason on this email address. This data is collected in order for me to view who accessed the gallery. I retain this data for legitimate interest. Pixieset is fully GDPR compliant.

How long we retain your data and how we keep it safe

In order to provide you with my photographic services I take and store photographs taken at the event contracted by you. I store this photographs for as long as my hard discs are functional.I might store your photographs on Dropbox, Pixieset Gallery, Encrypted Hard Drives and Password protected laptop and mobile.

If you wish me to remove the photographs please notify me of your wish by an email.

I store your personal data like:

Name

Email address

Phone number

Home and Venue Addresses

for as long as I deem necessary. The data is retained for legitimate business.

I keep them as soft copy of emails, contracts, invoices on my password protected computer and mobile phone. If hard copies of the documents are produced I make all my best to keep them secure and do not intentionally misplace them or leave behind. If you wish me to delete your personal data from my system please notify me by email.

What rights you have over your data

You can 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.

You and every person photographed by Slawa Walczak might withdraw at any moment consent of a photograph in which they appear to be displayed. Please notify me of your request by email specifying the photo in question.

Display of Images

I might display any photographs taken at your event to promote Slawa Walczak photography on my website www.slawawalczak.com, on my blog, on other  external wedding blogs, wedding related websites, photography related websites, on social media, in online and print advertising, brochures, magazines, on other wedding suppliers websites and their social media platform providing that the images are used lawfully and without damage to the Slawa Walczak clients and their wedding guests.

 

By using this website or contacting me though the website’s contact for or by my email hello@slawawalczak.com you agree to my Privacy Policy

If you wish to contact me for additional information in regards of my Privacy Policy please email me on hello@slawawalczak.com