Coronavirus Policy & GDPR

Please read our policies on how we are dealing with Coronavirus.

Please Note

To Ensure a safe and fun session in these challenging times, here is an overview of our policy and prodedures in response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

 

Photographers Health

All our photographers will check their temperature the evening before the shoot. If for any reason their temperature is high, or if any photographer or anyone in their household, tests positive for Covid-19, or shows symptoms, they will notify the Concept Photography management team and appropriate action will be taken.
All photogoraphers must travel alone whenever possible in a private car, and are not permitted to use public transport to attend any of our sessions.

The Shoot

All our photographers will be carrying the following PPE equipment: Anti-bacterial wipes
Anti-bacterial Gel
Facemasks
Apron
Gloves
Before the shoot, our photographer will have a conversation with the member of staff organising the day to run through any procedures currently in place at the setting. We will always adhere to the social distancing rules where possible. The photographer will fequently use anti-bacterial wipes and gels in between sessions/bubbles to limit the risk of cross contamination.

Client responsibility

At Concept Photography, we will do everything we can to ensure that the shoot is as safe as humanly possible. We do however ask in return that settings we visit contact us in advance of the session if there is a reported outbreak at the setting.

If there are any particular measures you would like us to follow, please feel free to let us know in advance.

GDPR Statement

Please read our statement on the way we handle your data.

Please Note

 

What is the GDPR?

GDPR is the General Data Protection Regulation laws that come into effect on 25th May 2018, the law is to ensure that business are compliant and have strict practices in place for managing and handling peoples data. Concept Photography has conducted a full audit of our working practices which will be ongoing and reviewed regularly. This includes collection, handling, documentation, processing, storage and deletion procedures.


GDPR

1.WHO'S PERSONAL DETAILS ARE YOU STORING?

We hold details filled out by customers on their order forms by parents/guardians of the children we have photographed. These details are only supplied to us by customers that make an order. Other data we hold are images that are taken of the children/staff members in the setting we have visited. There is no personal data linked to any images. They are identified by a designated image number, this is due to safe guarding and data protection. This applies at all stages of the process, including photographers not categorising/ organising by any held personal data.

2. WHAT PERSONAL DETAILS ARE WE STORING?

Our order forms ask for details such as the Customers Name, Address and Contact Number. Images held are of Staff members and children that attend the sites we visit and shoot.

3. WHY DO YOU NEED PERSONAL DETAILS?

We ask for details such as the above to be filled out so that we can contact our customers in regards to any issues/queries with their orders. Also to be able to identify their order if they were to contact us. At no point are these details ever passed/sold onto any other third party and we may only use these details for in-house marketing from time to time. The images kept are to sell to the parents for the children we photograph and staff members photographs are provided for use at the Nursery/Pre-School.

4. WHEN ARE THE DETAILS NO LONGER NEEDED?

We hold these details in office for 6 months then they stored out of office for up to 6 years for accounts purpose only. We shred proof sheets after 6 months. Images are kept indefinitely unless requested otherwise by the parent of the child or Nursery manager. This action will be followed up of a confirmation letter informing the parent it has been dealt with.

5.WHERE ARE YOU STORING PERSONAL DETAILS?

For the first 6 months these details are stored in house in a secure locked office on private premises. Then after this period they are stored for up to 6 years in an extremely secure storage property that can only be accessed by minimal persons within the company. All images are stored at all times on an in office encrypted device behind a firewall. EMAILS: All parents wishing to communicate via email will have to log their email online through the website expressing their consent that they are happy for us to contact them through this channel.

6. INHOUSE MARKETING/ WEBSITE

All images that are used for marketing, from leaflets to the website gallery are all signed off by the parent of the child who’s photograph we use.

 

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