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Privacy Statement

Annie Smith Photography UK Privacy Notice Introduction 

The following privacy notice outlines how Annie Smith Photography UK collects, uses, protects and transfers your personal data.

Annie Smith Photography UK is a Wedding and Portrait Photographer, as well as other Photography commissions.


The data protection officer/data owner for the business is Anna Smith. You can contact the data protection officer/data owner by sending an email to or writing to Anna Smith at 147 Rusper Road, Ifield, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 0HR.

Personal data collected 

The personal data that we may collect is: · Name · Home address · Email Address · Phone number 

Purpose and Legal Basis for Processing Your Data

Annie Smith Photography UK takes your privacy seriously and we will never sell or rent your personal data to any third-party. Sharing of your data and direct marketing activities are only carried out with your express consent, which you are free to withdraw at any time. We need to obtain and process your personal data to provide you with our products, services and to fulfill our business and legal obligations. We will never collect any personal information from you that we do not need or retain any data that is no longer necessary for the purposes specified in this notice.


Who is processing my data?

Annie Smith Photography UK at 147 Rusper Road, Ifield, Crawley West Sussex, RH11 0HR, is the data controller and processes your personal information for the purposes laid out in this privacy notice. Your personal data is processed to: · Collect specific personal data (name, address, email, contact number) that is required to enter into a contract to sell a product or service. · Engage in communication with you including confirmation and reminders of appointments, and requests to cancel or change bookings. · Enable you access to and usage of the features of our client gallery website (hosted by Shoot Proof). · Select relevant offers, promotions and information for you. · Hold personal data that is required by law or to respond to legal process. · Store customer records. · Conduct market research.


Your rights as the individual


If your personal data is held by Annie Smith Photography UK you hold particular rights over it. Where you have provided consent for us to contact you as part of our marketing services, you have the right to modify or withdraw your consent at any time by contacting the Annie Smith Photography UK's Data Officer.


You also have the right: · To be informed of how your personal data will be used before it is collected. · To access your personal data and information on how your information is used after it has been gathered. · To have personal data corrected if it is incomplete, inaccurate or out-of-date. · To request the removal or deletion of personal data where there is no compelling reason for its continued processing. · To restrict processing, to ‘block’ processing of your personal data. · To object to direct marketing from us.

At any time after giving consent, you can withdraw your consent, subject to legal, insurance and contractual restrictions.

Your information will be held for at least six years for legal, regulatory and accounting purposes and thereafter for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfill our purposes.


You have the right to withdraw consent for us to store any email address's processed from accessing our client gallery website (hosted by Shoot Proof).  

You have the right to withdraw consent for us to process your information and for its use for marketing purposes. You have the right to withdraw consent for us to process your information at any time.

Process of collection

Your personal data is collected when you provide it to us through our website and blog, when accessing our client gallery website (hosted by Shoot Proof), over the phone, as part of your Photography Consultation session, by email, social media, in writing or any other means by which you provide it to us. Information is stored using a private computer as well as some level of paper record keeping.

Children’s Privacy

Annie Smith Photography UK does not collect the personal data of children under the age of 16 without parental or guardian consent. If you believe that we hold any information from or about a child under age 16, please contact Annie Smith Photography UK and if we cannot immediately obtain appropriate parental or guardian consent, will remove the personal data from storage. 


Data​​ Sharing

Annie Smith photography UK does not share your personal information with any third-party without your prior consent, other than those already disclosed in this privacy notice or as part of our legal obligations under the relevant data protection laws.

How Long Do We Keep Your Data?

Annie Smith Photography UK retains your personal data for as long as necessary to provide you with our services as our client. Annie Smith Photography UK are required under tax laws to keep your personal data for a minimum of 6 years. The criteria for which we would continue to process your personal information includes: · Where there is a legal basis, obligation or legitimate interest to continuing processing your personal information · Where processing is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims. Where we have your consent for marketing purposes, we will retain the minimum required data until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive such information. Email address's processed when accessing our client online gallery (hosted by ShootProof) will be stored for 3 years or until you notify us you no longer wish to have your data stored. 

Consequences of not providing your personal information to Annie Smith Photography UK

In the event that you want to purchase a product or service from Annie Smith Photography UK, certain personal information is required to enter into a contract with you. Annie Smith Photography UK will not be able to enter into a contract with you to fulfill an attempt to purchase a product or service if you do not provide your personal information. As noted in this privacy statement, we are processing your personal data to comply with legal and statutory obligations and in the performance of a contract or service. You can always choose not to provide personal information; however, we will be unable to provide certain products and services in these instances. 

Safeguarding your Personal Data

We are committed to ensuring your information is secure. Appropriate measures are taken to protect your personal data from access from unauthorized persons or inappropriate access, internal or external. Any paper files recording your personal data are held in a locked filing cabinet or safe which can only be accessed by Annie Smith Photography UK.

Access to Your Information

You have rights to the following information:

  • The purpose(s) for which we are processing your information;

  • The categories of personal information we hold about you;

  • The recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed;

  • The period for which we will store you information; or the criteria used to determine that period;

You have the following additional rights:

  • To a copy of the information we hold about you. You can ask us to send this to you or direct to a third party and in commonly used electronic form;

  • To rectification or restriction of the way in which we are processing your information; or to object to us processing it;

  • To erasure of your personal information provided it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected; or where there is no legal basis for Annie Smith Photography UK processing it.

  • Where we have collected information about you from sources other than yourself, information about those sources;

  • To ask us whether any decisions are being taken about you by automated means and if this is happening; information about the logic involved and any significant consequences on you;

  • To ask us about the appropriate safeguards we are take if we transfer your information to a third country or international organisation.

You can exercise any of these rights at any time by writing to the data protection officer/data owner for the business is Anna Smith. You can contact the data protection officer/data owner by sending an email to or writing to Anna Smith at 147 Rusper Road, Ifield, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 0HR.

You must ensure that any information you provide to us is correct and complete. You can ask us to rectify or update your personal information at any time by email to or writing to Anna Smith at 147 Rusper Road, Ifield, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 0HR.


In the occurrence that you want to make a complaint about how your personal data was gathered, how it is being processed by Annie Smith Photography UK (or third parties used by Annie Smith Photography UK) or you are not satisfied about how a complaint has been handled, you retain the right to lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory authority and Annie Smith Photography UK and also the Annie Smith Photography UK Officer/ GDPR Owner. Data Protection Commissioner, Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF +44 (0) 303 123 1113 

Privacy Policy & Cookies

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy of “Annie Smith Photography UK" has been posted and is effective as of 25th May 2018.

At Annie Smith Photography UK your privacy is important and we are committed to protecting your personal data. As used in this Privacy Policy (this “Policy”), the term “personal data” means data such as: your name, mailing address, e-mail address, internet service provider, telephone number, or other personal information that may be supplied by you or collected about you according to applicable local legislation. We hope that this Policy helps you understand what kind of personal data, if any, we collect at this site and how we handle and use any such personal data after collection.


By accessing and using this site, your use indicates your agreement with the terms of this Policy. If you do not agree with this Policy, please do not use this site.

This Policy is applicable to this and certain other Annie Smith Photography UK general informational web/mobile sites including our client gallery site (hosted by Shoot Proof), but not necessarily all Annie Smith Photography UK web/mobile sites or web channels, for which special terms and conditions may apply as indicated. 

Anonymous Use

In general, most of this site’s pages are provided for informational purposes and you will be able to use this site without telling Annie Smith Photography UK who you are or providing Annie Smith Photography UK with any personal data about yourself. There are times, however, when in connection with your use of this site Annie Smith Photography UK may need information about you.

Personal Data Provided by You

To respond to your questions, fulfill your requests or manage interactive customer programs, it may be necessary to ask for or obtain personal data. If you provide us with any personal data, we may use it to respond to your requests, customise your user experience with us, determine your satisfaction with Annie Smith Photography UK products and/or services or contact you via mail, e-mail, mobile message or phone. Also, where expressly authorised or permitted by you, and acting in accordance with any local laws, we may use such means to inform you of new products, services or promotions we may offer. By providing information to Annie Smith Photography UK through this site, you acknowledge and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of personally identifying information of the type and for the limited purposes described in this Policy.

You expressly accept and give your consent that your personal data obtained in connection with your use of this site may be transferred, if permitted by applicable local legislation, across international borders to server locations supporting this site (including but not limited to transfers from those locations back to the country of your location) for operating and developing this site and Annie Smith Photography UK services, including transfers to Annie Smith Photography UK subcontractors or agents, as mentioned below, who perform tasks related to this site, or Annie Smith Photography UK services, or for the purposes of storing the data in relevant databases, which may be located in the United Kingdom or in any other country where Annie Smith Photography UK has operations.

If you place an order for a product, request a service or submit content to this site, we may need to contact you for additional information required to process or fulfill your order and/or request. Unless compelled by applicable law or administrative or judicial order, we will not provide this information to a third party without your permission, except as necessary to process your order, fulfill your requests, manage interactive customer programs. If allowed by applicable local legislation, Annie Smith Photography UK may also exchange information between Annie Smith Photography UK affiliated (related) companies for the purposes mentioned in this Policy.

Because Annie Smith Photography UK is committed to protecting your privacy, Annie Smith Photography UK does not engage in the practice of selling or trading personal data to other companies for promotional purposes.

Usage of Subcontractors

We may use subcontractors to provide some products or services to you. We also may need to share your personal data with these subcontractors so that they can provide services to us. Our subcontractors are not permitted to use such personal data for any other purposes and we impose confidentiality requirements on their services.

Visitor Identification – Usage of “Cookies”

From time to time, information may be placed on your computer to improve this site and Annie Smith Photography UK services for you. This information is commonly referred to as a “cookie”, which many websites use. Cookies are pieces of data stored on your computer’s hard drive or browser, and not on this site. They typically enable collection of certain information about your computer, including your internet protocol address, your computer’s operating system, your browser type and the address of any referring sites.

The use of cookies provides benefits to you, such as eliminating the need for you to enter your password frequently during a session. By showing how and when our visitors use this site or other Annie Smith Photography UK sites, the use of cookies allows Annie Smith Photography UK to continue to improve the sites. If you do not wish to receive cookies, or want to be notified of when they are placed, you may set your web browser to do so, if your browser so permits. Please understand that if cookies are turned off, you may not be able to view certain parts of this site that may enhance your visit or certain functionalities of this site. Some of our business partners whose content is linked to or from this site may also use cookies. However, we have no access to or control over these cookies. This site also makes use of cookies for website traffic analysis and anonymous demographic profiling.


Annie Smith Photography UK has endeavoured to take commercially reasonable measures to prevent unauthorised access to and improper use of your personal data submitted to Annie Smith Photography UK via your use of this site. 

While there are always risks associated with providing personal data, whether in person, by phone or via the internet or other technologies, and no system of technology is completely safe or “tamper”/”hacker” proof, Annie Smith Photography UK has endeavoured to take reasonable precautions which are appropriate to the nature of the information to prevent and minimise such risks in connection with your use of this site.

Access to your information

Annie Smith Photography UK will on its own initiative, or at your request, free of charge, replenish, rectify or erase any incomplete, inaccurate or outdated personal data retained by Annie Smith Photography UK in connection with the operation of this site. Please consult the contact information posted below on this page, if any, or elsewhere on this site to determine how best to contact Annie Smith Photography UK to update and/or review your personal data and/or opt out of receiving marketing communications from Annie Smith Photography UK.


Annie Smith Photography UK's policy is to request that “Minors” (the age of Minors is determined by local law where you reside) do not make purchases or engage in other legal acts on this site without the consent of a parent or legal guardian, unless permitted by applicable local law.




We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties. We operate a no refund policy.

External Links

This site may contain links to other sites. Please note that Annie Smith Photography UK is not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of any other sites. We recommend that you read the privacy policies of such sites.

Social Media

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Changes to this Policy

Annie Smith Photography UK may from time to time change this Policy or change, modify or withdraw access to this site at any time with or without notice. However, if this Policy is changed in a material, adverse way, Annie Smith Photography UK will post a notice advising of such change at the beginning of this Policy and on this site’s home page for 30 days. We recommend that you re-visit this Policy from time to time to learn of any such changes to this Policy.

For full details on our terms and conditions please contact us at

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