Cookie & Privacy Policy

COOKIES

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Privacy Policy

Offley Photography is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to our website at www.sarahoffley.com Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us.

By using or registering on this website or making a booking with Offley Photography you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy. 

INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT FROM YOU

When you visit or register on www.sarahoffley.com you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name and contact details.

We may also collect information about your usage of our website as well as information about you from messages you post to the website and e-mails or letters you send to us.

USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

Your information will enable us to provide you with access to all parts of our website and to supply the goods, services or information you have requested. It will enable you to participate in interactive features of our service, such as online galleries, when you choose to do so. It will also enable us to bill you and to contact you where necessary concerning your booking. We will also use and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business.

In particular, we may use your information to contact you for your views on our services and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the website or our services. Further, where you have consented, we might also use your information to let you know by email about other products and services which we offer which may be of interest to you. If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, please let us know.

WHAT WE COLLECT

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address, telephone number and postal address
  • questions, queries, orders or feedback you leave, including your email address if you send an email to sarahoffley.com
  • your IP address, and details of which version of web browser you used
  • information on how you use the site, using cooking and page tagging techniques to help us improve the website
  • demographic information
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our website, products and services.
  • respond to any feedback you send us, if you’ve asked us to
  • complete orders placed on our website
  • provide you with information about our products and services via email newsletter

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

You agree that we may disclose your identity and contact details to (1) any third party who claims to us that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights or their rights of privacy, and (2) to other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

We will always take steps to ensure, so far as reasonably possible, that your information is used by third parties in accordance with this policy. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.

Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

SECURITY AND DATA RETENTION

We employ security measures to protect, so far as reasonably possible, your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires or permits.

CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box, if applicable, that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at [email protected]

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 won’t share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and we don’t pass on your details to other websites.

Payment transactions are always encrypted.

HOW COOKIES ARE USED ON SARAHOFFLEY.COM

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use sarahoffley.com.  We do this to help make sure that the site is meeting the needs of it’s users and to help us make improvements.  Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit on sarahoffley.com
  • how long you spend on each page
  • how to got to the site
  • what you click on whilst you’re visiting the site

We don’t collect or store your personal information (eg you name or address) so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.

We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. 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.

ACCESSING AND UPDATING

You are entitled to see the personal information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us at [email protected] We are entitled by law to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Sarah Offley Photography may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to the website.

HOW TO CONTACT US

All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed and should be addressed to [email protected] Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:

By e-mail: [email protected]