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Kirsty Hall Photography would like to make it easier for you to understand what information about you is collected and why it is collected.

By visiting the website, you accept and consent to the practices set out below.

The processing of personal data, such as your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number shall always be in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Kirsty Hall Photography has implemented measures to ensure the most complete protection of personal data processed through this website. However, Internet-based data transmissions may in principle have security gaps, so absolute protection may not be guaranteed. For this reason, you are free to transfer personal data to Kirsty Hall Photography via alternative means, e.g. by telephone.

Use Of Data

• To carry out a contract between you and Kirsty Hall Photography
• When you submit an enquiry through the Kirsty Hall Photography website
• For direct marketing purposes
• Data analysis
• To improve the services provided by Kirsty Hall Photography
• General communication between you and Kirsty Hall Photography
• Provide you with updates and news about services provided by Kirsty Hall Photography

Your Rights

You can:
(a) check whether data is held about you;
(b) access any personal data held about you;
(c) correct any inaccuracy or error in any personal data held;
(d) obtain the erasure of personal data concerning you without undue delay;
(e) withdraw your consent to processing of your personal data at any time


1. Collection Of General Data And Information

The website of Kirsty Hall Photography collects a series of general data and information when a data subject or automated system calls up the website. This general data and information are stored in the server log files. Collected may be (1) the browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system reaches our website (so-called referrers), (4) the sub-websites, (5) the date and time of access to the Internet site, (6) an Internet protocol address (IP address), (7) the Internet service provider of the accessing system

2. Contact Possibility Via The Website

If you contact Kirsty Hall Photography by e-mail or via the contact form, the personal data transmitted by you is automatically stored. Such personal data transmitted on a voluntary basis by yourself to Kirsty Hall Photography is stored for the purpose of processing or contacting you. There is no transfer of this personal data to third parties.

3. Kirsty Hall Photography Blog

Kirsty Hall Photography uses a blog interface hosted by Google, a third party provider and GDPR compliant. This blog offers users the possibility to leave individual comments on individual blog contributions accessed via the Kirsty Hall Photography website. A blog is a web-based, publicly-accessible portal, through which one or more people called bloggers or web-bloggers may post articles or write down thoughts in so-called blogposts. Blogposts may usually be commented on by third parties. If you leave a comment on the blog published on this website, those comments are also stored and published, as well as information on the date of the commentary and on the user’s (pseudonym) chosen by you. The comments made in the blog of Kirsty Hall Photography may be subscribed to by third parties. In particular, there is the possibility that a commenter subscribes to the comments following his comments on a particular blog post.

4. Online Galleries

Kirsty Hall Photography uses an online proofing site operated by a third party, GDPR provider, Shootproof.  This site enables you to view the images from a photography session via a private, online gallery. When using this interface you are required to submit your email address to view a gallery. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password that enables you to access the gallery, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. It is requested that you do not share a password with anyone.

Information on the shootproof privacy police can be accessed here:

5. Display Of Images

Kirsty Hall Photography may display any photographs to promote Kirsty Hall Photography on the website and blog, on social media, in advertising, brochures, magazine articles and other such material, providing that the images used are used lawfully and without damage to Kirsty Hall Photography’s client(s). The rights of the people captured in these photographs are protected by Kirsty Hall Photography as detailed in this privacy policy.

6. Business Management Software

All data physically processed by Kirsty Hall Photography is stored on secure business management software compliant with GDPR. Likewise, I use a company called MailChimp (GDPR compliant) to store my mailing lists. Data is routinely deleted, as long as it is no longer necessary for the fulfillment of a contract or the initiation of a contract.

7. Routine Erasure And Blocking Of Personal Data

Kirsty Hall Photography stores your data only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage, (for example as long as it is no longer necessary for the fulfillment of a contract or the initiation of a contract.) or as far as this is granted by the European legislator or other legislators in laws or regulations to which Kirsty Hall Photography is subject to.

8. Direct Marketing

If Kirsty Hall Photography processes personal data for direct marketing purposes, you shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning you for such marketing. This applies to profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. If you object to the processing of personal data for direct marketing purposes, Kirsty Hall Photography will no longer process the personal data for these purposes.

9. Third Party Sites

The Kirsty Hall Photography website contains links to third-party websites over which there is no control. (Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin)
If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that they have their own practices and policies. It is encouraged to read the privacy policies or statements of these websites to understand your rights. Kirsty Hall Photography accepts no responsibility or liability for any practices of third-party websites.

10. Use of Cookies


Kirsty Hall Photography implements the use of cookies on this website.  Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your browser, usually used to keep track of your movements and actions on the Kirsty Hall Photography website. See note 11. for further information on cookies.

11. Application And Use Of Google Analytics

On this website, Kirsty Hall Photography has integrated the component of Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics service. Web analytics is the collection, gathering, and analysis of data about the behavior of visitors to websites. A web analysis service collects, inter alia, data about the website from which a person has come (the so-called referrer), which sub-pages were visited, or how often and for what duration a sub-page was viewed. Web analytics are mainly used for the optimization of a website and in order to carry out a cost-benefit analysis of Internet advertising.

The purpose of the Google Analytics component is to analyze the traffic on this website. Google uses the collected data and information, to evaluate the use of this website and to provide online reports, which show the activities on this website, and to provide other services concerning the use of this Internet site.

Google Analytics places a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. A Cookie is a small text file (up to 4KB) created by a website that is stored in the user’s computer either temporarily for that session only or permanently on the hard disk (persistent cookie). Cookies provide a way for the website to recognize you and keep track of your preferences.

The cookie is used to store personal information, such as the access time, the location from which the access was made, and the frequency of visits to this website by the data subject. With each visit to this Internet site, such personal data, including the IP address of the Internet access used by the data subject, will be transmitted to Google in the United States of America. This personal data is stored by Google in the United States of America. Google may pass these personal data collected through the technical procedure to third parties.

You may, as stated above, prevent the setting of cookies through our website at any time by means of a corresponding adjustment of the web browser used and thus permanently deny the setting of cookies.

Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google may be retrieved under and under Google Analytics is further explained under the following Link

12. Application And Use Of Google Ad-Words

On this website, Kirsty Hall Photography has integrated Google AdWords. Google AdWords is a service for Internet advertising that allows the advertiser to place ads in Google search engine results and the Google advertising network. Google AdWords allows an advertiser to pre-define specific keywords with the help of which an ad on Google’s search results only then displayed, when the user utilizes the search engine to retrieve a keyword-relevant search result. In the Google Advertising Network, the ads are distributed on relevant web pages using an automatic algorithm, taking into account the previously defined keywords.

The purpose of Google AdWords is the promotion of this website by the inclusion of relevant advertising on the websites of third parties and in the search engine results of the search engine Google.

Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google may be retrieved under

13. Provision Of Personal Data Contractual Requirement

You are obliged to provide Kirsty Hall Photography with personal data when you sign a booking contract with Kirsty Hall Photography. The non-provision of the personal data would have the consequence that the contract with Kirsty Hall Photography would not be progressed.


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