What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make it more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyse what works and where it needs improvement.
As most of the online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.
The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
What Cookies do we use?
Third Part cookies include Google, WP Analytics and Studio Ninja, all of which allow us to understand how our users use and reach our website. Studio Ninja is used when people utilise our Contact Form to help us process enquiries.
Essential cookies may be used in order for our website to function correctly.
How can you manage your cookie preferences?
On first accessing our site, you will be promoted to control your cookie settings. You can edit them at any time by selecting our cookie tab. Alternatively you can manually clear your cookies within your browser – doing this will mean you will have to re-select your preferences when visiting our site again. You can also refuse any cookies through our preferences, please not that refusing essential cookies may affect the performance of the site.
Oliver Rees Photography
What Information do we collect?
Personal Contact details via Contact Form
We collect and utilise information that is voluntarily provided by the user in our contract form, in order to provide our services. Oliver Rees Photography collects information that it sees as necessary in order to carry out services. By using our contact form, we will collect:
- Your name (and partners name if applicable for a couple/wedding shoot)
- You contact telephone number
- Your email address
- The date on which you wish for your shoot to take place
- Type of job (wedding, engagement, family etc)
- Any additional details you wish to mention regarding your shoot, including but not limited to; location, venue, styling details, number of attendees.
This data is collected via our contact form and processed via a third party software ‘Studio Ninja’, a client management system. We will use this data to reply to your contact form and carry our any necessary services.
In addition to information collected via our contact form, we utilise analytics software (WP Analytics) to gather data on the user’s activity within our site, in order to make improvements to user experience on the site and gather an understanding of our audience – I.e how you found us, via search engine, via web address, via Facebook. This analytics site will not gather personal information that makes you identifiable to us.
How is you information collected?
Your information is collected using the two methods above – via our contact form should you choose to complete it and through WP Analytics.
By submitting a contact form, you agree to us processing this data via out third party software, ’Studio Ninja’ – Studio Nina is GDPR compliant.
How we protect your data
Oliver Rees Photography will never share or sell your data onto a third party. Members of Oliver Rees Photography (Oliver Rees & Lauren Morgan) are granted access to use this data for contact purposes and service provision only. In the event of adding a second shooter to your package, we will provide the contracted second shooter with minimal, essential details only which are needed to carry out a service under our business.