Privacy Policy

This policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our website www.maraschinophotography.com, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure. We may change this policy from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this policy.

Who are we?

Maraschino Photography provides newborn, baby and maternity photography services to clients in London. Maraschino Photography is the trading name of Maraschino Ltd and is owned by Kath Cherry, the only fully-qualified Master Photographer in the region specialising in newborn and maternity photography. Maraschino Photography is the Data Controller and Kath Cherry is the Data Protection Officer who is committed to the protection of the privacy of your personal information.

What type of information is collected from you?

We may collect personally identifiable information about you when you register interest in our services, such as your full name, phone number, email address and your baby’s birth or due date. If you purchase a product from us, your card information is not held by us, it is collected by your third-party payment processors, who specialise in the secure online capture and processing of credit/debit card transactions. If you have any questions regarding secure transactions, please contact them.

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information about you when you contact us about products and services through the contact forms on our website. If you choose to purchase a product from us, your third-party payment processors will collect your payment information.

Use of ‘Cookies’

Like many other websites, the Maraschino Photography website uses cookies. ‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information sent by a website to your computer and stored on your hard drive to allow that website to recognise you when you visit. They collect statistical data about your browsing actions and patterns and do not identify you as an individual. For example, we use cookies to track the pages you have visited. This helps us to improve our services to you and deliver better, more personalised offers.

You can set your browser to not accept cookies and the websites below tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.

For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Our website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information www.google.com/privacy.html.

How is your information used?

We may use your information to:

  • Process orders that you have submitted;
  • Deal with entries into a competition;
  • Seek your views or comments on the services we provide;
  • Notify you of changes to our services;
  • Send you communications that you have requested, which may be of interest to you. These may include information about our goods and services, promotional campaigns or birthday offers.

We check our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity, or as long as is set out in any relevant contract you hold with us.

Who has access to your information?

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties. We may pass your information to our third-party service providers and agent subcontractors for the purposes of completing tasks and providing services to you on our behalf (for example to process payments and orders). However, when we use third-party service providers, we disclose only the personal information that is necessary to deliver the service and take every measure to ensure your information is kept secure. Please be reassured that we will not release your information to third parties for them to use for their own direct marketing purposes.

Use of Data in Marketing

We would like to send you information from time to time about products and services which may be of interest to you. If you have consented to receiving marketing information, you may opt out at any time.

You have the right to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes at any time. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please contact us.

Transferring your information outside of Europe

As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information you provide may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”). These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken. This is with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this policy.

If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.

Security

When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely. Any sensitive information (such as contact details) is encrypted and protected with 128 Bit encryption on SSL. When you are on a secure page, a lock icon will appear at the top of web browsers such as Google Chrome.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website or its owners will never ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

How you can access and update your information?

The accuracy of your information is important to us. If you change your email address or believe any other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please email us at the following address: kath@maraschinophotography.com, alternatively, you can telephone 020 8691 8699.

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please write to us at: Maraschino Photography, 12a Tressillian Road, Brockley, London, SE4 1YE. We may make a small charge for this service.

Contact Us

Maraschino Photography values your opinion and feedback. Please contact us on the address below if:

  • You want to review, correct or delete your personal information
  • You have questions, comments or suggestions about your personal information
  • You would like to opt-out of our marketing campaigns

Kath Cherry
Maraschino Photography
12a Tressillian Road
London
SE4 1YE
020 8691 8699
kath@maraschinophography.com