Terms and Conditions

Website usage Terms and Conditions

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Mark Snelling Photography's relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term ‘Mark Snelling Photography’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.

This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences. If you do allow cookies to be used, the following personal information may be stored by us for use by third parties: such as delivery companies to enable us to ship any purchased products to you.

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.

All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.

Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Privacy and Cookies Policy

At Mark Snelling Photography we are committed to safeguarding and preserving the privacy of our visitors.

This Policy explains what happens to any personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you whilst you visit our site and how we use cookies on this website.

We do update this Policy from time to time so please do review this Policy regularly.(Policy reviewed and updated February 2020)

Information That We Collect

In running and maintaining our website we may collect and process the following data about you:

* Information about your use of our site including details of your visits such as pages viewed and the resources that you access. Such information includes traffic data, location data and other communication data.

* Information provided voluntarily by you. For example, when you register for information or make a purchase.

* Information provided by you in the form of Model releases in both physical and digital forms.

* Information that you provide when you communicate with us by any means.

Use of Cookies

Cookies provide information regarding the computer used by a visitor. We may use cookies where appropriate to gather information about your computer in order to assist us in improving our website.

We may gather information about your general internet use by using the cookie. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer and stored on the computer’s hard drive. Such information will not identify you personally; it is statistical data which does not identify any personal details whatsoever.

Our advertisers may also use cookies, over which we have no control. Such cookies (if used) would be downloaded once you click on advertisements on our website.

Social media plug ins maybe be used throughout this website, Information about what data these cookies collect and use can be found by visiting the relevant social media website and reviewing their privacy and data collection policies.

You can adjust the settings on your computer to decline any cookies if you wish. This can be done within the “settings” section of your computer. For more information please read the advice at aboutcookies.org.uk

Use of Your Information

We use the information that we collect from you to provide our services to you. In addition to this we may use the information for one or more of the following purposes:

* To provide information to you that you request from us relating to our products or services.

* To provide information to you relating to other products that may be of interest to you. Such additional information will only be provided where you have consented to receive such information.

* To inform you of any changes to our website, services or goods and products.

If you have previously purchased goods or services from us we may provide to you details of similar goods or services, or other goods and services, that you may be interested in.

* In the case of collected Model releases we may pass your collected personal information to various stock agencies to allow us to carry out legitimate commercial business.

We never give your details to third parties to use your data to enable them to provide you with information regarding unrelated goods or services.

Storing Your Personal Data

In operating our website it may become necessary to transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing. By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. We do our utmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is stored securely.

We regularly review our collection, security and retention of data and use, and employ best working practise methods where possible, but not limited to:

* Firewalls.

* Anti virus/Malware software.

* Encryption.

* Strong unique passwords.

Unfortunately the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically, sending such information is entirely at your own risk.

Disclosing Your Information

We will not disclose your personal information to any other party other than in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in the circumstances detailed below:

* In the event that we sell any or all of our business to the buyer.

* Where we are legally required by law to disclose your personal information.

* To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud.

Third Party Links

On occasion we include links to third parties on this website. Where we provide a link it does not mean that we endorse or approve that site’s policy towards visitor privacy. You should review their privacy policy before sending them any personal data.

Access to Information (Data Subject Access Requests)

In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR you have the right to access any information that we hold relating to you.Your request will be free of charge and dealt with in a timely manner of 30 days. Please note that we reserve the right to charge a fee to cover costs incurred by us in providing you with the information where requests to access data are manifestly unfounded or excessive.

Data Retention and Right to be Forgotten

Your data is held for the duration of working business and may be held for up to a period of 5 years in the case of the business terminating for legal financial reasons and law.

If you have a legitimate lawful reason for deletion of your data please contact us and we will review the request.

Data Loss or Breach

As a data controller and processor we take various commerical steps to prevent and protect customer data. In any event of loss or breach we will endeavour to inform relevant parties within 24 hrs of notice and take further steps to minimise further risk to our business and customer data.

Contacting Us

Please do not hesitate to contact us regarding any matter relating to this Privacy and Cookies Policy via the Contact Form.

Data Controller:

Mark Snelling Photography 

Data Processors:

Mark Snelling Photography

One.com webhost for marksnellingphotography.co.uk with whom we have a Data Processing Agreement (DPA) with.

One.com Privacy Notice

Your information may be shared between our selected third-party suppliers and delivery services, so that we are able to successfully complete the service requested by the customer. Mark Snelling Photography will never release any of your information to any third-party, other than for the use of providing the service which has been agreed by the customer.

These third-party suppliers may include, but are not limited to:

Software Suppliers

Hosting Vendors

Payment Gateways

Delivery Companies

All reasonable steps are taken to ensure that this information is treated with the strictest confidence and complies with relevant law.

Copyright notice

This website and its content is copyright of Mark Snelling Photography - © Mark Snelling Photography 2020. All rights reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:

You may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only (excluding images).

You may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material.

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

Website disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Mark Snelling Photography and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Mark Snelling Photography. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Mark Snelling Photography takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

*Covid 19 Statement 2020*

Clients may be asked to reveal information about their health with regards to Covid 19.

Any symptoms related to Covid 19 within the last 14 days prior to shoot must be reported to the Photographer, this can include, but not limited to, fever, coughs, vomiting, breathing difficulties, loss of taste or smell. You must inform the Photographer prior to any shoot if you are displaying any symptoms and/or if you are undergoing any testing or have received a positive test. Mark Snelling Photography reserves the right to reschedule/terminate or cancel any photoshoot if Covid 19 is suspected.

Face coverings must be worn at all times when not being photographed.

Face coverings must be worn when any hair or make up is being attended to by any hair and make up artist (HMUA).

Social distancing will be maintained throughout the shoot.

Clients are advised to bring any food and drink they require as no sharing or provisions will be offered.

Clients are advised to wash/sanitiser their hands before and after shoot. 

Clients are advised to consider how they will travel to any location/studio shoot as Mark Snelling Photography will not be offering transport and recommend clients using alternative services to follow Government guidelines. 

This statement is subject to change and the welfare of clients and any staff is paramount. 

Guidance and on-going risk assessments will be followed as recommended by the UK Government, Public Health England, NHS and Health and Safety Executive.

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