Privacy Policy

My website address is rachaelthompsoncelebrant.co.uk

What personal data I collect and why I collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitors IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from you 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: htpps://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.

Contact Forms

The information we collect from you is to be used by me solely for the purpose of contacting you about the services you have contracted me to perform. It helps me to do my job and ensures regular contact.

All data supplied by you, the client and held by myself will be securely stored and in line with data protection obligations
The exception to the sharing of data to a third party will only come into force if a client fails to adhere to the previously entered into and agreed financial arrangement.

Data may also be shared should it be required for me to do so for any criminal or legal reasons.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on my site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, 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.

We use Google Analytics to monitor site use to enable us to create a better user experience.

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 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.

Who we share your data with

Google Analytics data is available to Google, myself and website administrators.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve and follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

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 that 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

Visitors comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Our contact information

You may contact me at: hello@rachaelthompsoncelebrant.com

Additional information

How we protect your data

Your data is processed on paper and/or electronically and stored on a cloud based system and is held for as long as it is relevant for the purpose of collection
All data is destroyed by secure means when no longer required

What data breach procedures we have in place

All data breaches will be recorded, assessed and reported to The Information Commissioners Office (ICO), Wyecliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

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