We are committed to protecting your privacy on-line. We appreciate that you do not want the personal information you provide to us distributed indiscriminately and here we explain how and why we collect information, what we do with it and what controls you have.
This site is operated by Purplepear Photography, trading as Purplepear Photography. For the purpose of GDPR Legislation 2018, we are the data controller.
Information We Collect And How We Use It
We use any information collected to provide the services and to personalise our service to you. We may collect mailing details such as: School Name Class name Child Name Parent/Gardian Name Postal Address Email Address Telephone Number
This information is used to produce and dispatch your order and to contact you if any unexpected issues occur; providing customer support and respond to your questions. All mailing details that were provided to us are sent back to the customer once the order has been completed and dispatched. Under new GDPR regulations, you, the customer, have more rights to control the data that it collected, used and shared including:
The right to be informed Right of access Right to rectification Right to erasure Right to restrict processing Right to data portability Right to object
How Do We Share Personal Information?
We may share your personal information with other third parties to help us fulfil your order including photograph processing and lab fulfilment services, financial institutions, processors, payment card association and other entities that are part of the payment and transfer process. We may share parents name and postal address only if the order has arrived late and request it to be posted to their home address.
We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or if we believe that such action is necessary to prevent fraud or Cyber Crime or to protect the site or the rights, property or personal safety of any person.
When purchasing your image(s) online we use third parties. Purplepear Photography do not keep any credit card information.
Payment processing is solely controlled by PayPal; a commonly used, secure and trusted gateway provider.
Payments made through our Third-Party gateway provider (such as PayPal), as indicated on the payment screen. You will provide credit or debit card information directly to that gateway provider which operates a secure server to process payment details, encrypting your credit or debit card information and authorising payment.
While no computer system is completely secure, we believe the measures implemented by Purplepear Photography reduce the likelihood of security problems to a level appropriate to the type of data involved.
We use standard practices to protect your information.
We take appropriate technical measures to guard against unauthorised or unlawful processing of your personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, your personal data.
We have security measures in place to protect our database of users and access to this database is restricted internally. All data/information is held locally on our server and we current have in palce up to date anti-virus software All data is held on an internal hardrive as well as an external hardrive for back-up purposes and all data is held for 7 years. All our data storage devices are encrypted and external hard drive equipment is kept in a locked and secure safe.
Your photographs are not available for public viewing.
Your images are entirely secure with a unique reference number and password that are provided to you during the order process.
The site may, from to time, contain links to external sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such sites.
Purplepear Photography may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. This policy was last updated on May 2018.