Helen Spiegl Photography | Privacy Policy


Helen Spiegl Photography totally respects your personal information and will only ask you for what information we really need from you. Will look after it in the same way I/we would want ours looking after, keeping it secure! I/we will only share it with others where we need their help us deliver our service to you (such as our professional printing laboratory who may need your name and address to post your purchases). Be assured that we will never share your information in any other circumstances – nor willI/we sell it on elsewhere! Here are more details -


HELEN SPIEGL PHOTOGRAPHY takes your privacy very seriously. This privacy policy has been preparedin line with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which promotes fairnessand transparency for all individuals in respect of their personal data. This privacy policy applies to all data we process, and by using HELEN SPIEGL PHOTOGRAPHY you consent to our collection and use of such data.  If you would like to get in touch about anything in this policy or about your personal data then please contact HELEN SPIEGL our Data Protection Officer at helen@helenspieglphotography.co.uk

1.  What information is being collected?

1.1 We collect a variety of information when you place an order with Helen Spiegl Photography and use any of our services. This includes: • Names, Addresses and Contact Information of the person(s) placing an order with us. • Names, Addresses and Contact Information of the person(s) using our services. • Names (and in some cases ages and gender) of all participants of a photo shoot. • Details and notes taken throughout a photo session or service provided to help us remember conversations during and details of your session.

1.2 If you E-Mail us or send us messages via social media, these messages are stored within our e-mail system or social media accounts. These messages are stored for as long as practicable to allow us to provide you with better future services.

2.  Who is collecting the data?

2.1 This data is being collected Helen Spiegl Photography based at Broad Carr Cottage, Strines, New mills, High Peak SK22 3BA.

3.  How is it being collected?

3.1 The majority of our data is collected directly from you. Whether you fill out a form for us online, or tell us face to face, via the telephone, via e-mail or message.

3.2 In some cases, data may be given to us by a third party. This includes if somebody purchases a voucher for you – they will usually give us your name and details to allow us to process their order and provide our service to you.

4.  Why is it being collected?

4.1 Most of the data we collect is solely for the purpose of providing you with a service you have ordered or had ordered for you.

4.2 Some of the data we collect is to help provide you with a better customer service experience

4.3 We are required by law to collect and store certain information relating to any order you place with us, to comply with HMRC accounting regulations.

5.  How will it be used?

5.1 Data we collect will be used by Helen Spiegl Photography enable us to provide our services and products to you.

5.2 Contact data (e-mail addresses) may be used to send you direct offers from Helen Spiegl Photography about upcoming promotions or newsletters. These can be unsubscribed from at any time.

5.3 Helen Spiegl Photography may internally analyse data for business and forecast purposes.

6.  Who will it be shared with?

6.1 We take your privacy very seriously. We do not sell your data to third party organisations. There are a few scenarios where some of your data may be shared with third parties to allow us to provide our services to you. These include: • Delivery and Postage Service Providers to allow us to send you documentation and orders you have placed. (information shared includes Name, Address and in some case e-mail address / mobile number) • Manufacturers (our printing labs) if we are sending an order directly to you from a lab. (information shared includes Name, Address and in some case e-mail address / mobile number) • Software, Payment and Process Providers. We use various software and third-party providers for; Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Online Orders, Payment Processing and Workflow / Process management. When choosing these providers, we have made sure that your data will only be used for the stated purpose, and that they will not be carrying out further processing or sharing your data with third parties. • Law Enforcement and Legal Requirements – we will provide data to law enforcement agencies if issued with a court order to do so.

7.  How will this affect you?

7.1 We collect, store and process your data in such a way that should have no negative effect on you as an individual.

8.  How long is the data stored?

8.1 Most data we collect is stored indefinitely. This is too allow us to provide a better service to you as a customer in the event that you contact us again in the future.

8.2 We are legally obliged to store some data for a minimum amount of time, for example sale order records, payment records etc.

9.  Access to stored data.

9.1 If you have any questions about data we hold about you, please feel free to contact us. 

9.2 You may request a copy of any data we store about you 

10. More information.

10.1 If you would like any clarification on how we collect, store or process your data – please contact us directly.

10.2 If you would like further information on the legal guidelines we operate within, or have any concerns about how we use your data, please check the ICO’s website at https://ico.org.uk

11. Our Details

11.1 This business is owned and operated by Helen Spiegl Photography

11.2 Our principle place of business is at: Broad Carr Cottage, Strines, New Mills, High Peak, SK22 3BA

11.3 You can contact us in writing to the above address, or by email at Helen@helenspieglphotography.co.uk