ShutterHut Photography/YOU takes your privacy very seriously.  This privacy policy has been prepared in line with the EU`s General Date Protection Regulation (GDPR), which promotes fairness and transparency for all individuals in respect of their personal data.  This privacy policy applies to all data we process, and by using ShutterHut Photography/YOU, you consent to our collection and use of such data. *

As a data controller we collect a variety of data in order to deliver our services, and we will manage your personal data transparently, fairly and securely.

We may ask you to provide the following data (first/last names/address/telephone/email/IP address).

We will also record  DOB of persons we photograph under the age of 13 and require the parent or legal guardian to consent to photography.

We obviously create and manage images as per out contractual agreement(s).

We use the above data to (deliver our service to you/for marketing purposes/personalise your experience/to provide account access).

We collect this data on the following lawful basis to (arrange or fulfil a contract/to meet a legal obligation other than a contract).

When you visit our website we also collect Cookies.  These are small pieces of data that websites send to a user`s computer and are stored on the user`s web browser. They are designed to enable the websites to remember information. This helps us personalise your experience/deliver our service to you/for marketing purposes.

We only share personal data in this way (Google or other analytics provider / Gmail /Mailchimp /Accountant/ Paypal/Bank/WordPress/LoxleyPrintingLab/SIMLAB/back up providers *). Each of which have their own GDPR privacy policy.


We share your personal data in order to (deliver our service to you/for marketing purposes/personalise your experience/to provide account access).


We keep your data secure by following internal policies of best practice, encryption, by using SSL technology when information is submitted to us online.

In the very unlikely event of a criminal breach of our security we will inform the relevant regulatory body within 72 hours and, if your personal data were involved in the breach, we would also inform you.

We may change this privacy policy from time to time.  When we do, we will let you know by changing the date on this policy, notifying customers of only significant changes.  By continuing to access or use our services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised privacy policy.

You have the following rights-the right to be informed about the collection and use of your personal data/     the right of access to your personal data and any supplementary information/the right to have any errors in  your personal data rectified/the right to have your personal data erased/the right to block or suppressing the processing of your personal data/the right to remove, copy or transfer your personal data from one IT environment to another/the right to object to processing of your personal data in certain circumstances, and rights related to automated decision-making and profiling.

We also give you the option to manage your data via, (email/telephone/writing).

We do not hold personal data any longer than we need to. The duration will depend on your relationship with us, and whether its ongoing.  We may keep some of your personal data for (up to 7 years after our working contract with you has finished for Tax legislation purposes/We will archive your purchased images only for a period of five years only).

By using this site and the services that are offered by ShutterHut Photography/YOU provide, you agree to this Privacy Policy. Please review this policy frequently as changes may occur.  Effective from 25/05/18