Privacy Policy

Dorset Photographer

Overview of this Privacy Policy

This website and privacy policy is the property of Photography by Chantel. This privacy policy relates to information collected through this website, by email, social media platforms and messaging services or any other contact with Photography by Chantel.

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of Photography by Chantel website visitors and customers; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

Personal Information Collection and Use

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other means of direct contact from you.

What data we collect

  • Name and contact information including email addresses and any other information provided in communications
  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website such as the contact form
  • Information provided if you decide to subscribe/register to receive promotional communications regarding services and products
  • Website usage data

How we will use your information

  • To contact you in response to a specific enquiry
  • To provide you with information requested from us relating to our products and services
  • To manage our relationships with customers and record keeping
  • To contact you regarding product orders
  • To provide information promoting our services and products which we feel may be of interest to you
  • To customise the website and improve the products and services we provide
  • To provide information necessary for compliance with a legal obligation

Is information shared with third parties?

We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organisation, other than as necessary in the examples given below

  • To fulfil your request for subcontracted services or product orders, e.g. to ship an order.
  • Financial transactions relating to product orders are handled by our service provider
  • We may disclose your personal data to our insurers and professional advisers for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining professional advice

International data transfers

Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this privacy policy. Information which you provide may be transferred to countries (including the United States) which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area. In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the blog (e.g. comments) will be published on the internet and may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others. You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.

Use and Display of Images

We may display any images taken by Photography by Chantel to promote and advertise our work. This includes on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and Twitter), publicity materials, websites, exhibitions, magazine articles and other such media.

By agreeing to the contract of services, you consent to the use of such images.

Your Access to and Control over Information

You may opt out of any future contact from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the email address or phone number given on our website:
1) See what data we have about you, if any
2) Change/correct any data we have about you
3) Have us delete any data we have about you
4) Express any concern you have about our use of your data

You may instruct us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes by email at any time. You will also be given an opportunity to opt-out of receiving such information through our mailing list service.


This website uses cookies. A cookie is a small file of data stored on a site visitor’s device and they are used on most websites. It enables our website to identify your device as you view different pages on our website. We may use cookies to help us make improvements to our website such as website structure, design, content and functions, to enhance the users experience on our site. Cookies enable us to see information such as how many people use the website and what pages they tend to visit using Google Analytics.

Google’s privacy policy is available at: Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking Tools, Internet Options, Privacy, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.


This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Security of your personal information

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to protect the personal information you share with us.

The transmission of information over the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of information sent to us electronically over the internet and the transmission of such information is entirely at your own risk.


Photography by Chantel reserves the right to make changes to this policy at any time by publishing a new version on our website.


If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please email