Privacy Policy (GDPR)

GDPR Compliant Privacy Policy

Mick Atkins Photography complies with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation Law of 2018

This privacy policy sets out how Mick Atkins Photography uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website and / or place an order. Mick Atkins Photography is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Mick Atkins Photography may change this policy from time to time by updating this page, but only in accordance with the current law. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Our Promise:-
Our promise is that we have NEVER and NEVER WILL pass on, distribute or sell any customer's or third party's email address or other personal details we have collated to any other third party whatsoever. Email's are usually supplied to us by a customer enquiring into our stock library or when placing an order. Both the email and postal address are used to communicate whilst the order is progressing and for despatch.

Our Services:-
We only hold the data necessary to offer services provided on this website.

What we collect:-
We use cookies (see below), therefore we may collect the following information only in the event that after perusal of our images and website content you decide to place an order:
name
contact information including email address
demographic information such as postcode and full address

What we do with the information we gather:-
We only gather this information in order to prepare and despatch your order to you, the customer.
Please note that other than for records to be kept for general HMRC and accounting purposes we do not keep any internal record keeping.
We do NOT send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
We do NOT use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may only contact you by email, phone, fax or mail to clarify an order. We do NOT use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Security:-
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.

Links to other websites:-
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest and in common with Mick Atkins Photography. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Spam:-
In accordance with the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, we never send bulk unsolicited emails (popularly known as Spam) to any email addresses.

Controlling your personal information & Our Promise:-
We will NOT sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We will NOT use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting.

Request for Information:-
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Mick Atkins Photography, The Elms, Goodmanham, York, East Yorkshire, YO43 3HX .
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Cookies:-
Our website uses "cookies" to track use and allow customers to purchase from our website. Please note that these cookies do not contain or pass any personal, confidential or financial information or any other information that could be used to identify individual visitors or customers purchasing from our website. Please note that you are free to refuse cookies. However, for purely technical reasons this may prevent you from purchasing from our website. This is because anonymous cookies are commonly used to keep track of the contents of customers' shopping baskets or trolleys during the checkout process. This facility ensures that the items added to (or removed from) your basket are accurately stated when you go to pay.

Photography
The principal business of Mick Atkins Photography is to take pictures / photographs / digital images of horse racing events mainly including horse racing but also including third party's and persons involved in the racing industry and also fun and social pictures of racegoers. The aforementioned pictures / photographs / digital images are offered for sale on a commercial basis and on some occasions used for editorial purposes in various media forms and outlets. The over-riding and largest majority of these images form a service to the racecourses we operate at and are as a result of either a newsworthy event or request from the potential client to take the image. In line with GDPR laws, you have the right to choose not to be in these images or remove your permission once the photo has been taken or uploaded. If that is the case please email mickatkinsphotos@gmail.com with your request and providing as much information as possible about the image (i.e. ref number, date, event, etc ). The image will be removed as soon as practicable.

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