Gareth Newstead Photography

Privacy Policy

Updated 15th May 2018

This is the privacy policy for (the “Website”) and Gareth Newstead Photography

This website is the property of Gareth Newstead Photography. We take the privacy of all visitors to this Website very seriously and therefore set out in this privacy and cookies policy our position regarding certain privacy matters and the use of cookies on this Website.

This policy covers all data that is shared by a visitor with us whether directly via via email or through discussion. This policy provides an explanation as to what happens to any personal data that you share with us, or that we collect from you either directly via this Website, via email or through discussion.

Controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is:

Gareth Newstead Photography

30 Mill Lane, Barton under Needwood

DE13 8HE Burton-on-Trent


Phone: +447815700123

Email: [email protected]



1.0 Information we collect

In operating our Website we may collect and process the following data about you:

1.1       Details of your visits to our Website and the resources that you access including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblog statistics and other communication data.

1.2       Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website, such as when you register to receive information such as contact us via the contact us page.

1.3       Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.


2.0 Use of cookies

On occasion, we may gather information about your computer for our services, and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our Website to our advertisers.

Such information will not identify you personally, it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever. It is used by us to analyse how visitors interact with the Website so that we can continue to develop and improve this Website.

We may gather information about your general Internet use by using a cookie file that is downloaded to your computer. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically.  This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer as cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our Website and the service that we provide to you.

All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular areas of our Website.

Any advertising featured on this Website may also incorporate cookies, over which we have no control. Such cookies (if used) would be downloaded once you click on advertisements on our Website.

For more information on cookies you can read the guidance at All About Cookies.


3.0 Use of your information

The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. We will not use your information in any other way unless you have positively opted-in to particular choices. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:

3.1       To provide you with information requested from us relating to our products or services and to provide information on other products which we feel may be of interest to you if you have consented to receive such information.

3.2       To meet our contractual commitments to you.

3.3       To notify you about any changes to our Website, such as improvements or service/product changes, that may affect our service.

3.4       If you are an existing customer, we may contact you with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.

3.5       We may use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, so that you can be provided with information about unrelated goods and services which we consider may be of interest to you. We or they may contact you about these goods and services by any of the methods that you positively opted-in consent to at the time your information was collected.

3.6       If you are a new customer, we will only contact you or allow third parties to contact you only when you have provided consent and only by those means you provided consent for.

3.7       If you do not want us to use your data for ourselves or third parties you will have the opportunity to withhold your consent to this when you provide your details to us on the form on which we collect your data.

3.8       You have the right to request that your data be deleted from our database at any time regardless of whether you originally consented. This can be done by emailing [email protected] and we will act on the request as soon as possible.

3.81      Exceptions to this is when the data is required to remain on file for us to fulfil legal obligations.


4.0 Use of your photographs

4.1       When signing the contract upon booking Gareth Newstead Photography you will have non-required opt-in choices to show your consent regarding:

4.1.2      Use of your photographs to be published with your names (but no other guests’ names) on my website

4.1.3      Publish your photographs with your names (but no other guests’ names) on my social media sites (‘Gareth Newstead Photography’ on Facebook and @garethnewsteadphotography on Instagram.

4.1.4       Publish your photographs on my printed advertising (flyers, business cards, brochure, banners)

4.1.5       3rd party wedding suppliers and blogs to use your photographs for their advertising and marketing purposes

4.2        Your decisions regarding consent will be held on file and your photographs will only be used in accordance to your choices.

4.3         You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time in the future and you can do this by emailing [email protected] which will be acted upon as soon as is reasonably possible.


5.0 Storing your personal data

5.1       We may transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Economic area for processing and storing. In addition, it may be processed by staff operating outside the European Economic area who work for us or for one of our suppliers. For example, such staff may be engaged in the processing and concluding of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all reasonable steps to make sure that your data is treated securely and in agreement with this privacy policy.

5.2       We only use third party companies whose privacy policy is GDPR compliant and all accounts are password-protected.

5.3      We will only store your data for as long as necessary to fulfil our contractual commitments and fulfil our legal obligations.

5.4       Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers. Details relating to any transactions entered into via our site will be encrypted to ensure its safety.

5.5       The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and the transmission of such data is entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain areas of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.


6.0 Disclosing your information

6.1       Where applicable, we may disclose your personal information to any member of our group. This includes, where applicable, our subsidiaries, our holding company and its other subsidiaries.

6.2       We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:

6.2.1    Where we sell any or all of our business and/or our assets to a third party.

6.2.2    Where we are legally required to disclose your information.

6.2.3    To assist fraud protection and minimise credit risk.


7.0 Third party links

You might find links to third party websites on our Website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.


8.0 Access to information

You have the right to access their personal data which we are legally obligated to respond to within one month. Should you wish to receive details that we hold about you please contact us using the contact details below.


9.0 Data Breach

9.1      We have a duty to report certain types of personal data breach to the relevant supervisory authority. We will do this within 72 hours of becoming aware of the breach, where feasible. If the breach is likely to result in a high risk of adversely affecting individuals’ rights and freedoms, we will also inform those individuals without undue delay.

9.2     We will keep a record of any personal data breaches, regardless of whether you are required to notify.


10.0 Contacting us

Further information regarding our duties under the GDPR legislation can be found at

We welcome any queries, comments or requests you may have regarding this policy please do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected].

If you would prefer to write to us then our contact address is 30 Mill Lane, Barton-Under-Needwood, Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 8HE