Privacy policy

Jason Clarke Photography is committed to protecting the privacy of all clients. This Privacy Policy sets out how Jason Clarke Photography, as a data controller collects, uses, processes and discloses information and personal data about you as the data subject, or that you provide to us, relating to you, your employees, your associates and other parties (“Data”).

We are committed to protecting the right of privacy of all persons regardless of information being received directly or through our website and mobile website www.jcp.ie (“Website”). 

This Privacy Policy should be read in conjunction with our Terms and Conditions of Use and applies to Data provided through both business dealings and our Website. Please read the following privacy statement to understand how we use and protect the information that you provide to us. By providing your data on this site, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your personal information under the terms of this privacy statement. 

1. What information is being collected?

We only collect data where necessaryfor our legitimate business interests and to fulfil our contractual obligations to our clients. When you order products or services from Jason Clarke Photography, we will collect a variety of information about the people using our services such as your name and contact details. In some cases, we may be required to gather ‘special categories’ of personal data such the age and gender of participants of a photoshoot. 

We may also collect information about your usage of our website as well as information about you from messages you post to the website and emails or letters that you send to us.  If you e-mail us or send us messages via social media, these messages are stored within our email system or social media accounts. These messages are stored for as long as practicable to allow us to provide you with better future services.

2. How is it being collected?

The majority of our data is collected directly from you in order to provide you with a service. In some cases, data may be given to us by a third party, for example, where our services have been obtained by a PR Agency on your behalf. 

3. Use of your information  

We use your information to supply you with the goods or services which you have ordered from us. We will use the information provided to fulfil your order and to help us administer and support our business. We may use your information to contact you about important changes or developments to our website or services or to provide follow-up information.

Where you have explicitly agreed, we may also use your information for marketing purposes and to contact you about other products or services which might be of interest to you. This contact may be by post, phone, email or via social media. We will only contact you in this way where you have explicitly consented, and you can withdraw your consent to this contact at any time. 

4. Third-Parties

We will never rent or sell your data to a third party. However, situations may arise where we disclose your information to a third party to allow us to provide the services to you. These include but are not limited to: 

  1. Delivery and Postal Service;
  2. PR Agencies;
  3. Newspapers: i.e., where Jason Clarke Photography has been hired to take photographs for the purpose of publication in a newspaper;
  4. Subcontractors: who are hired on behalf of Jason Clarke Photography;
  5. Social Media Platforms: We will not post your pictures to Jason Clarke Photography Social Media Webpages where you ask us not to do so. However, if our services have been requested by an indirect client such as a PR Agency, we cannot control how they use their pictures; 
  6. Where required to do so by law. 

Where the processing of Data is carried out by a third party data processor on behalf of Jason Clarke Photography, we endeavour to ensure that they are compliant with the security measures required by statute to prevent unauthorised disclosure of Data. 

Communication and transfer of information via Internet transfer or by email is not completely secure and may involve the transfer of Data through third parties outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). To the limited extent that it is necessary to transfer your Data outside of the EEA, we will ensure appropriate safeguards are in place to protect the privacy and integrity of such Data. 

5. Security Measures

We use security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against the unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. 

All images taken by Jason Clarke Photography are uploaded to the Website. Images are password protected in our client area. A direct link to these images will be emailed to the designated contact person and they will not be accessible without the unique password assigned. Images are also backed up to Amazon Cloud for the necessary period. 

6. Retention Periods

We will retain emails and correspondence relating to our engagement for a period of one year after the engagement has ended. This is to allow us to follow up on any queries which may arise in relation to our engagement. 

All imagery will be stored on our cloud and server for a period of two years after the engagement has ended. 

There may be situations where the law requires us to retain certain data for a longer period of time, such as payment records for tax purposes. 

7. Your rights

Your Data is your property and you have the right to request the following: 

A. Request Access to your Data (this is known as a “Data Subject Access Request”) allowing you to check that we are lawfully processing such Data; 

B. Request Correction of your Data we hold so as to allow you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information corrected; 

C. Request Erasure of your Data (provided we are not required to retain the data of the performance of your contract or to comply with our legal obligations);

D. Object to the Processing of your Data where we are relying on a legitimate interest; 

E. Request Restriction of Processing of your Data from Automated Decision making or while you carry out one of the above requests; 

F. Request the Transfer of your Data to another party or services provider. 

We will respond to your request as soon as possible in writing, or orally if requested, as soon as practicable and in any event within one month of receipt of your request. 

All requests should be received in writing and may be addressed to Jason Clarke Photography 13 Pembroke Street Lower, Dublin 2. 

You will not have to pay a fee to access your Data (or to exercise any of the other rights relating to your Data).  However, we may charge a fee where the request is clearly unfounded, excessive or overbearing. 

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commissioner if you are unhappy with how we are processing your Data.  Details of the Data Protection Commissioner can be found atwww.dataprotection.ie

7. Exceptions

Based on Article 85 GDPR, Jason Clarke Photography may be involved in the processing of personal data for journalistic purposes and the purpose of academic, artistic or literary expression. For processing carried out for these purposes exceptions may be provided for by Irish Law. 

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time at our sole discretion. If we make any changes, we will update the “Last Updated” date at the bottom of this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this Website after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check this policy periodically for updates.

Last Updated: 25th May 2018