Thank you for your interest in my website and data protection policy. You can use my website without the need to provide any personal data should you wish to. If you want to enquire and/or employ Andri Benson Ceremonies for wedding ceremony and vow renewal services, the processing of personal data will become necessary.
This policy sets out how and why we collect any of your personal information, how it is processed and how it is kept secure. By using this website or engaging with me to provide any wedding ceremony and vow renewal services, you are agreeing to be bound by this policy.
Any and all personal data captured will be in line with the GDPR and any UK data protection regulations.
Data collection and processing
Andri Benson Ceremonies is the controller of data that passes through this website or via email. This data is kept private between myself and a few other carefully selected data processors.
Data which I retain
I collect personal details from yourselves, your wedding party and the other wedding suppliers at your wedding to facilitate my service to you of planning your wedding or party. The details I may ask for are:
· Phone numbers
· Email addresses
· Social media links
· Wedding/vow renewal date
I may also post photos from your wedding/vow renewal in a variety of places, listed below. This is done via legitimate interest. Should any member of your wedding party not wish to be included in this, please let me know by email. In addition to this, I also provide you with the ability to opt out of posting photographs from your wedding in the various places.
· On my website and blog
· On wedding blogs and other websites
· On social media
I also capture website visitor names, phone numbers and email addresses when visitors make contact via my website and/or via email to enquire about my services at your event.
Payments are taken via bank transfer or PayPal. I never capture credit or debit card numbers. These are all handled via my card processing service.
Controlling your personal information
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to email@example.com
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
External data processors
In addition to my own data, I also use a variety of data processors. They are listed below:
FreeAgent is a tool for accounting and providing invoices. I use it to provide you with invoices for services which you purchase from me. They self-certify as being compliant with Privacy Shield, so are compliant with GDPR. They hold names and email addresses. I retain 7 years of data in order to be compliant with legal obligations.
Dubsado is an online tool for client management. I use it to store information and help provide my celebrant service to you. Dubsado is currently in the process of obtaining Privacy Shield Certification and will be certified shortly.
Dropbox is a service to provide online hosting of data. I store your wedding and/or party files and photos on Dropbox. They self-certify as being compliant with Privacy Shield, so are compliant with GDPR. I backup your wedding photographs on there for a maximum of 6 months. I also store wedding photographs which I use on social media.
Google Suite is a tool for providing services which are available over the internet. I use Calendar, Email and Drive in order to store information relating to your wedding. Google are fully GDPR compliant. I retain 7 years of data in order to be compliant with legal obligations, except in the case of email which is retained indefinitely.
Squarespace Analytics is a service which provides information about how visitors use a website. I use the information that I gain to provide you with a more effective website. Squarespace is fully GDPR compliant.
Our website address is: https://andribensonceremonies.com
It is a Squarespace website. Squarespace have self-certified to the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield, which allows them to lawfully transfer EU and Swiss personal data to the US, including to our US-based data centres.
For more information on Squarespace cookies see here https://support.squarespace.com/hc/en-us/articles/360001264507
It is possible to switch off cookies by setting your browser preferences. In some cases, turning cookies off may result in a loss of functionality when using my website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Your security is very important to me. I take all reasonable steps to ensure that data is held and processed securely. This includes ensuring my site and those other services I use SSL (secure internet connections) and data is encrypted where possible. I have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information I collect online.
This Policy & access to your information
The Policy was last updated in May 2018 and I will keep this Policy under regular review. If you are concerned about any information I hold about you, you can phone, write or email. I will comply with any legal and ethical request.
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