COOKIES & PRIVACY POLICY

Gina Power (‘I’) found at http://gina-power.com/ (‘Website’) is governed by the following Privacy Policy (‘Privacy Policy’). The policy was updated on 20 February 2020.

We are committed to protecting the privacy of your (the Visitor to the Website) Personal Information. This Privacy Policy will explain how the Website manages the Personal Information that we collect.

We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Website. We only collect, use or disclose your personal information as permitted under the privacy regulations which apply to you and which implement the terms of Directive 95/46/EC on the protection of individuals with regards to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data.

By using the Website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

What personal data we collect & why we collect it

Information automatically collected from users and site visitors: we may collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our site (‘Log Data’). This Log Data may include information such as your computer Internet Protocol (‘IP’) address, browser type, the pages of you visit on the site, the time and date of your visit and the time spent on those pages. We may also collect information about other actions that you take when using the site, such as links clicked on.

Information voluntarily submitted by users and site visitors: we may collect personal information from you such as your name and your email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the site when you leave a comment, subscribe to the blog newsletter or when you submit a contact form. If you sign up for the newsletter, you can opt out at any time by clicking ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of our emails.

This information is collected in order to improve the experience of the site by understanding how the site is used and who uses it. All personal information such as name and email address are only submitted voluntarily and can be deleted by Gina Power on request.

Third-party service providers

The Website uses the following third-party service providers:

  • Google Analytics to track site usage. Please see this site for more information. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) for hosting and backend infrastructure.
  • MailChimp to deliver email updates and newsletters. If you sign up for the newsletter, you can opt out at any time by clicking ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of my emails. Please see the Mailchimp site for more information.
  • Akismet to check visitor comments through an automated spam-detection service.

Cookies

Cookies are tiny pieces of information stored on your computer to verify who you are. We use Google cookies to help us deliver a service and to analyse site traffic. For more information, please see the Google site. This is not used to run adverts of any kind on the site.

We also use WordPress cookies. If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Please note, we do not currently use any third party advertising platforms.

Security & Changes

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Any breaches of data will be informed within 48 hours via either email or a notice on this Website.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 20 February 2020 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgement of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you by placing a prominent notice on the Website.

To contact us about this privacy policy, please write to ginapowerphotography.com