Website Policies

Our Cookie Policy

This document was last updated on the 6th of August 2021.

Our cookie policy for Liana Photography is outlined in this document. Throughout this document, the terms "we", "us" and "our" the "site" or "website" refer to Liana Photography and should be read in conjunction with our privacy policy and our terms and conditions outlined on our website.

General
 

This document outlines our cookie policy, what cookies are, their use and how they affect you when you are using the Internet. Our website uses different cookies and therefore it is important that you understand our policy.

By continuing to search through our website (www.lianaphotography.co.uk) you are agreeing to the terms of our cookie policy.

Occasionally we may need to update or make changes to our cookie policy or amend the types of cookies used within our websites.  Our cookie policy, privacy policy and terms and conditions can all be updates without giving notice to users of our website, therefore it is advisable to ensure the you keep up-to-date with our policies to ensure you agree with any changes that may have been made.

By continuing to use our website, you are therefore agreeing to our policies.

Like many other websites, we use "cookies" to help us gather and store information about visitors to our website. We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers.  This is statistical data about our website users' browsing actions and patterns and does not identify you as an individual and is therefore not personal data.

What are Cookies?
 

Each time you visit a website, small text files are downloaded onto your computer or mobile device, these files are called ‘cookies’

Cookies will recognise a visitors computer or device each time they visit a particular website and stores this information for analytical purposes.  Cookies are not viruses, their main objective is to enhance the experience of website use.

Cookies can enable particular features of a website, which cannot be used without accepting the cookie policy of the website.  Cookies can provide analytical data that can assist the company how owns the website by highlighting improvements that can be made to make the website more user friendly. Cookies can also allow the visitor to save preferences and information so they do not need to keep re-entering this information each time they visit the website

Consenting to Cookies
 

When you visit our website (s), cookies are automatically placed on your computer or your mobile device.  By clicking ‘I consent to cookies’ which will appear in the pop-up at the top of your screen, you will be consenting to allow this to happen.  If you do not consent, you may still use the website but certain features may not work.

Due to data protection, it is important that you read this cookie policy before you consent. By reading this policy, it will help you understand what you are consenting to and you will be able to make an informed decision on whether you agree, and consent to our cookie policy.

If you do not consent to cookies being installed on your computer or mobile device, please ensure you turn OFF your cookies in your computer settings.  By turning off your cookies, you will still be able to use the website, however certain functions may not be available.

If you do not consent to our cookie policy, it is advisable and your responsibility to stop using our website until you have manually switched off your cookies in your computer settings (we have outlined how this can be done below). By continuing to use our website, even if you do not click ‘I consent to cookies’ in the pop up, will automatically provide consent of our cookie policy as you are actively continuing to use our website.

Managing Your Cookie Settings
 

Many of the different internet browsers, such as Microsoft Chrome, or Safari (Apple’s own internet browser, will automatically store cookies on a computer or mobile device.

Many browsers, such as Safari, which is an Apple computers browser or Microsoft’s Chrome browser, will store cookies such as ours in designated files on a computer, mobile phone or other device. These files can be deleted and your browser should be able to explain how to do this. In addition your browser will usually provide an option to remove or turn off cookies.

Alternatively, you can normally go to the ‘Help’ section of the browser you use, which should be able to assist you with the removal, or turning off of cookies.

Please remember that by removing or turning off cookies you may affect how our website functions on your device, including the speed at which it operates and you may even restrict your ability to use our website at all.

For more detailed information about how to manage your cookies and how to turn them off, visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/

How Long Does a Cookie Stay on my Device?
 

A ‘session cookie’ will only be active during the website visit. When the closes their web browser, the bookie will be removed.

A ‘persistent cookie’ will stay on the users device for a specified duration, then it will expire. Each time the user opens the browser and accesses a website, the cookie will be activated.

Different types of cookies

Cookies can be divided into four general categories, which have different purposes and features.

Strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies that are required to make a website work. They can also enable features that users have specifically asked for, such as those which allow people to shop online.

Performance and analytical cookies

These cookies assist in understanding how a website is being used, the number of visitors, and which pages they visit. This information can then be used to improve the website, for instance, by improving navigation.

Some of the most common types of performance cookies found on websites are those used for Google Analytics. The only personal information collected by these cookies is your IP address, which is effectively anonymous and will only be used to differentiate between visitors.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies will remember any choices that you make when you visit a website. This means your preferences will be automatically stored until your next visit to improve your experience.

Targeting or Advertising Cookies
These cookies collect information about a user’s behaviour and are often used to assist with advertising. These cookies are sometimes third-party cookies (see below).

Third Party Cookies

A third-party cookie is a type of cookie which is installed on a user’s device by a website from a different domain name than the actual website the user is visiting. Third-party cookies are installed for similar purposes as normal cookies. Advertisers often use them to track browsing history.

Some browsers will block certain third party cookies automatically. Also, the privacy settings in your browser should allow you to block these cookies. (See our ‘managing your cookie settings’ section below)

For more detailed information about cookies and the various types in use, please visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/

How Does Liana Photography Use Cookies?
 

Like many other websites, we use "cookies" to help us gather and store information about visitors to our website. We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers.  This is statistical data about our website users' browsing actions and patterns and does not identify you as an individual and is therefore not personal data. Cookies can also allow the visitor to save preferences and information so they do not need to keep re-entering this information each time they visit the website.

The three types of cookies we use are ‘Strictly Necessary, Performance & Analytical and Functionality cookies. These allow us to ensure and continually maintain compatibility with the different browsers and operating systems that are used to visit our website. They also allow us to compile and analyse statistical website reports in respect of website activity and usability. They are NOT able to access or store any of your personal information, their function is merely to understand website traffic trends.

Our Privacy Policy

This document was last updated on the 6th of August 2021.

Here at Liana Photography, we’re committed to doing things the right way. For us, that includes respect for our customers and web visitors and their private information. "We", "us" and "our" the "Site" or "Website" refers to Liana Photography.

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) applies to personal data that we collect from you as a user of our Website, or as a customer (“you” or “your” being interpreted accordingly).  It provides information on what personal data we collect, why we collect the personal data, how it is used and the lawful basis on which your personal data is processed, and what your rights are under the applicable data protection and privacy laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the Data Protection Act 2018.

“Personal data” as used in this Privacy Policy means any information that relates to you from which you can be identified.

By using our Website or submitting your personal data, you are taken to accept the terms of this Privacy Policy, so please read it carefully.

This Website is not intended for people aged under 16 and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current.  Please keep us up to date with any changes to your personal data.

Our Website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications.  Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you.  We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy policies.  When you leave our Website, we encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit.

This information is very important and we suggest you take a moment to review.

We collect data to develop and manage our brand and services, help the ordering process and to tell you about products we think you may like and benefit from. We’ll collect information about you when you register an account with us or place an order. We also may collect information if you opt in to receiving marketing emails, fill out any forms on our Website or via a social media account, voluntarily fill in and submit any customer surveys or enter any Liana Photography giveaways.

Information We May Hold
 

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together as follows:

  • Identity Data includes first name, last name, username or similar identifier and title.

  • Contact Data includes billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers.

  • Financial Data includes payment card details.

  • Transaction Data includes details about payments to and from you and other details of products and services you have purchased from us or subscribed to with us.

  • Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.

  • Profile Data includes your username and password, purchases or orders made by you, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses.

  • Usage Data includes information about how you use our website, products and services.

  • Content Data includes information which you upload to our Website or otherwise supply to us in the form of images or content in other formats.

  • Marketing and Communications Data includes your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences.

Your Rights
 
  • The right of access to ask for a free copy of any personal data or information that we may hold and we promise to make that information easy to understand.

  • The right to request that we amend, update or delete personal data held on you.

  • The right to unsubscribe from any marketing communications that we may send you. 

Direct Interactions
 
  • You may give us Identity, Contact and Financial, Profile and Content Data by filling in forms online or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you:

    • apply for our products or services;

    • create an account on our website;

    • subscribe to our service or publications;

    • make a purchase;

    • request marketing to be sent to you;

    • enter a competition, promotion or survey; or

    • send us images or content;

    • give us feedback or contact us.

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We also collect, use and share Aggregated Data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated Data could be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data will not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your Usage Data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. However, if we combine or connect Aggregated Data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health, and genetic and biometric data).  Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.

Log Data
 

When you visit our Website, our servers record information (“log data”), including information that your browser automatically sends whenever you visit our Website. This log data includes your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address (from which we understand the country you are connecting from at the time you visit our Website), browser type and settings, the date and time of your request.

Our Website uses cookies (small text files placed on your device) and similar technologies to distinguish you from other users.  This is to provide you with the full functionality of our Website and a good user experience when you browse our Website and allows us to improve its features.  Detailed information on the cookies we use is set out in our Cookie Policy.

Sharing Your Personal Information
 

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above.  For example, we use Wix to power our website, you can read more about how Wix uses your Personal Information here:  https://support.wix.com/en/article/gdpr-about-your-customers-data

We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site--you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here:  https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Finally, we may also 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.

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you.  For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

You can opt out of targeted advertising by:

FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads

GOOGLE - https://www.google.com/settings/ads/anonymous

BING - https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-us/resources/policies/personalized-ads

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at:  http://optout.aboutads.info/.

Privacy Policy
 

Any personal information that you provide to us will be treated confidentially and will not be released, sold or rented to any entities or individuals outside of Liana Photography.  We do however reserve the right to mention you on our social media platform if you tag/mention us.

If you have any concerns or enquiries regarding the privacy of your data please feel free to contact us at hello@lianaphotography.co.uk