Privacy policy

Ami Louisa Photography is committed to ensuring the privacy and protection of your information. I will not sell, trade or share the information you provide me. Please read the following Privacy Policy to understand how I use and protect the information that you provide to me, in accordance with the Data Protection Act and GDPR.

What type of information I collect?

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide in any other way.

Name of Cookie

Identifier

Default Expiration Time

Purpose

Strictly Necessary

__utma Google Analytics 2 years from set/update

Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Yes

__utmt

Google Analytics 10 minutes

Used to throttle request rate.

Yes

__utmb

Google Analytics 30 mins from set/update

Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Yes

__utmc

Google Analytics End of browser session

Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.

Yes

__utmz

Google Analytics 6 months from set/update

Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Yes

__utmv

Google Analytics 2 years from set/update

Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVarmethod. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Yes

wordpress_[hash]

WordPress 1 year from set/update

WordPress uses the cookie wordpress_[hash] to store the authentication details on login. The authentication details include the username and double hashed copy of the password. However, this usage of the cookie is limited to the admin console area, the backend dashboard of the website.

Yes

wordpress_logged_in_[hash]

WordPress 1 year from set/update The cookie wordpress_logged_in_[hash] is used to indicate when you are logged in, and who you are. This cookie is maintained on the front-end of the website as well when logged in.

Yes

wordpress_test_cookie

WordPress 1 year from set/update WordPress also sets a cookie named wordpress_test_cookie to check if the cookies are enabled on the browser to provide appropriate user experience to the users. This cookie is used on the front-end, even if you are not logged in.

Yes

wp-settings-{time}-[UID]

WordPress 1 year from set/update

WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

Yes

wp-saving-post

WordPress 1 year from set/update

It lets the admins restore data for a post that is currently being edited if a saved version exists.

Yes

wporg_logged_in, wporg_sec

WordPress 1 year from set/update

It checks if the current visitor is a logged-in WordPress user. The expiration period of this cookie is 14 days if the user has consented to let the site remember the login credentials. Else, it acts as a session cookie.

Yes

How we collect your personal information

We collect your information when you decide to interact with us. This is usually when you contact us using the online form.

We only collect the information that’s necessary to carry out our business or to provide the service you’ve requested and to keep you informed.

How I use your information

We may contact you via the information you voluntarily provide by email, telephone or text message. This will only ever be to keep you informed about a service you have requested, to complete orders or purchases or regarding products and services which may be of interest to you.

I may use your final photographs for marketing use across Ami Louisa Photography social media platforms, on www.amilouisaphotography.com and in printed marketing material.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

How I protect your information

Using appropriate security measures, I protect your personal information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing. I will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.

The information voluntarily submitted by you to Ami Louisa Photography for both enquiry and booking, will be stored in a password-protected email account as well as password-protected folders as digital information. Final photographs will be stored in a password-protected online gallery, and digital copies kept as a back-up on a password-protected external hard-drive.

Third Party Organisations

Ami Louisa Photography will never share, sell, rent or trade your personal information to any third parties for marketing or any other reasons. However, we may have to share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

How do you use cookies and other tracking tools?

This site currently does not use Cookies but is SSL secured.

Access to personal information

If you would like to know about any of your personal information, I have please make any such request in writing via our email address ami@amilouisaphotography.com

Please Note: We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon posting on the website.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or any comments or requests regarding the use of your information or photographs, please contact me via my contact form or at ami@amilouisaphotography.com