Privacy Policy

Hardy’s School Photography – www.hardysphoto.co.uk & www.hardysphotoorder.co.uk

Hardy’s School Photography is a general partnership company. We use data to help us provide services to our customers. We do not share data with 3rd parties. The notice below sets out how we use your data, what we do with it and why.

Your Data.

We collect your data to enable us to process orders and in anticipation of unlikely issues.

What Personal Data do we collect?

We require data such as names, student names, class names, address, phone number and email to enable us to process your order. This information also helps us to ensure your order goes to the correct place. Finally it helps us solve any unlikely issues quickly without delay to you.

Do we share information with third parties?

No. We do however use third parties to take card payments including Handepay Ltd, PayPal & Stripe. The card information that we process with them is fully encrypted and is never stored.

In very unlikely circumstances we may be required by law to share data with certain authorities.

Cookies.

As a general rule cookies do not hold any personal ‘identifying’ data. But we may store information about your visit on your browser. This enables you to have a better experience on our websites. If you do not accept our cookie policy you may not be able to use the websites. We may also use anonymous data for analytics, this enables us to provide a better experience for you.

Storage of Information.

We take every measure to ensure information is stored safely and securely on our servers and on site.

We only store your information for as long as necessary. The amount of time may be varied dependent on which details you have provided and what/ how you have ordered. We have specific procedures for specific data. These procedures for security reasons are not publicly available. But if you wish to find out how your personal data will be handled we will happily discuss this with you.

We may give you passwords or proof card numbers on your physical proof cards. This information links a number to a child and enables you to order the photo. It is your responsibility to keep this information safe. If you are worried about this information or have lost it please contact us on the details below. We cannot be held responsible if the school hand the wrong proof cards to the wrong child.

If in the very unlikely event that there is a data breech we will consult our information to discover exactly what information has been compromised. We will also do everything we can to notify the affected party whilst also notifying the ICO.

Your Rights.

You have certain rights that allow you to request removal of certain data, not provide certain data in the first instance & ask us what personal information we hold onto, what we do with it and how long for.

Digital Marketing.

We do not currently use any of your data to market our services to you.

Changes.

Changes to this policy may intermittently occur. It is recommended that if you revisit our websites you always take a look and familiarise yourself with our current privacy policy.

Who to contact.

The data controller at Hardy’s School Photography is William Hardy. He is contactable on info@hardysphoto.co.uk. If you have any concerns, queries or questions please do not hesitate to contact us.