Beautiful Beginnings Photography by Amanda Trotter Privacy Policy

Beautiful Beginnings Photography is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy sets out what personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, and how it will be used. When you use our services, you are agreeing to the collection, storage, use, disclosure and other uses of your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Please read it through carefully and if you have any queries please contact

Where do we collect your information from?

When you contact us in person, by telephone, email or online

When you interact with our advertisements and /or communications

When you interact with us, or mention us on various platforms such as Facebook and Instagram.

When you enquire about portrait or wedding portraiture

What do we collect and how is it used?

We collect personal data which may include your contact details, date of birth, basic information about you and your family, your contact preferences, details of communications with you, details of your transactions and any specific personal requirements. This enables us to conduct business with you, administer your invoice and to provide you with the best service and to keep you informed about our offers and events.

If you consent we may use your Personal Data, such as your name, email address, telephone number, etc. to provide you with promotional materials concerning our services.

You have the option to unsubscribe if you choose to do so we will remove your contact details from our marketing distribution lists.

We will make sure your data is treated securely and in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation (2016), the Data Protection Act (2018) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (2003).

We may use essential and non-essential cookies on our website. A cookie is a small text file of letters and numbers that gets put onto your computer when you visit a website. This allows the site to distinguish you from other users. Essential cookies are required to login, book an appointment or to purchase items from our website. Non-essential cookies are used to track how you use and interact with our website and for analytical purposes and to monitor the efficacy of digital advertising. Cookies are not normally linked to information that allows us to identify individuals. Alongside cookies we use tracking pixels which follow your activity after clicking a link from a third party site. This does not allow us to personally identify you, but may be used by the third party site. For more details on how and which cookies we use and how you adjust the settings on your device and specific apps please visit our Cookies page.

If there is a breach of data that is likely to have a detrimental effect on you (for example, result in discrimination, damage to reputation, financial loss, loss of confidentiality or any other significant economic or social disadvantage), we will notify the Information Commissioners Office within 72 hours of becoming aware of the breach. Any individuals affected will also be notified within this timeframe.

How we keep your data safe:

We take great care in implementing and maintaining the security of our website and systems and your data. We employ industry standard procedures and policies to ensure the safety of the information we collect and retain, and prevent unauthorised use of any such information. We require any contracted supplier to comply with similar security requirements, and to act in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (2016), the Data Protection Act (2018) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations (2003)


All personal data is retained until you either ask for it to be removed if you decide you no longer want to receive any of my special offers or my services.

We may rectify, replenish or remove incomplete or inaccurate information at any time and at our own discretion.

User Rights:

You may request to:

Receive confirmation as to whether or not personal information concerning you is being processed, and access your stored personal information, together with supplementary information.

Receive a copy of personal information you directly volunteer to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.

Request rectification of your personal information that is in our control.

Request erasure of your personal information.

Object to the processing of personal information by us.

Request to restrict processing of your personal information by us.

Lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

However, please note that these rights are not absolute, and may be subject to our own legitimate interests and regulatory requirements.

If you wish to exercise any of the aforementioned rights, or receive more information, please contact Amanda

How to contact us

If you have any general questions about the Site or the information we collect about you and how we use it, you can contact us at

Beautiful Beginnings Photography

4 Whitesands



01387 320070

Last Modified 23/5/2018