Vicky Norton - Bright Sky Photography

Privacy Policy

Version 2 -  18th August 2020


In very basic terms I totally respect your personal information and will only ask you for what information I really need from you. I will look after it in the same way I would want ours looking after, keeping it secure! I will only share it with others where we need their help us deliver our service to you (such as our professional printing laboratory who may need your name and address to post your purchases). Be assured that I will never share your information in any other circumstances – nor will I sell it on elsewhere! Here are more details - 


Vicky Norton – Bright Sky Photography takes your privacy very seriously. This privacy policy has been prepared in line with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which promotes fairness and transparency for all individuals in respect of their personal data. This privacy policy applies to all data I process, and by using Vicky Norton – Bright Sky Photography you consent to my collection and use of such data.  

1. The Data I collect 

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

I may ask you to provide me with  the following data – First and Last Name / Address / Postcode, Telephone Number(s) / Email 

I will also record a date of birth for all persons we photograph under the age of 13 and require the parent or a legal guardian to consent to photography. 

Obviously being a photographic business I also create and manage images as per our contractual agreement(s). 

I use the above data To deliver my service to you / For marketing purposes / Personalise your experience / To provide account access 

I collect this data on the following lawful basis Consent / To arrange or fulfil a Contract / To meet a legal obligation other than a Contract

When you visit my 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 website to remember information, such as what a user might have put in a shopping cart for example. This helps me Personalise your experience, Deliver my service to you, For Marketing Purposes 

2. Which third parties do we share Personal Data with? 

I share personal data with the following third parties: 

Google analytics, - Data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area to United States under the protection of EU/US Privacy Shield. 

Virgin mail (as my email provider),  

My Locally based Accountant, Data is not transferred outside of the European Economic Area.

Paypal, - Data is not transferred outside of the European Economic Area. 

Website Hosting company - Wix, Data is transferred outside of the European Economic Area to United States under the protection of EU/US Privacy Shield.

My Professional Photographic Lab/Album Supplier - is not transferred outside of the European Economic Area.

There are also certain situations in which I may share access to your personal data without your explicit consent; for example, if required by law, to protect the life of an individual, or to comply with any valid legal process, government request, rule or regulation. 

3. Why I share your Personal Data with the above? 

I share your data in order to To deliver my service to you / For marketing purposes / Personalise your experience / To provide account access 

I may transfer personal data to a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) if necessary e.g if a third party I utilise could have servers located outside of the EEA. If this is the case, I will either obtain your consent or otherwise ensure that the transfer is legal and your data is secure by following the EU's guidelines. You can see above where I send data outside of the EEA and on what basis we do so.

4. How do I keep your personal data secure? 

We keep your data secure 

By following internal policies of best practice, Encryption, By using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology when information is submitted to me online

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


5. Changes to my privacy policy and control 

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

6. 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 move, 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 (i.e. where no humans are involved) and profiling (i.e. where certain personal data is processed to evaluate an individual). 

We also give you the option to manage your data via: 

Email, Telephone, Writing to me.

Whilst I do not hold personal data any longer than I need to. The duration will depend on your relationship with me, and whether it is ongoing. I may keep some of your personal data for up to 7 years after my working contract with you has finished for Tax legislation purposes. After this time we will archive your photographs indefinitely along with your relevant details and consent forms. This is due to requests for replacement images being made several years after being taken. 

7. My Details

This website is owned and operated by Vicky Norton – Bright Sky Photography.

My principal place of business is at 73 Roydene Crescent, Leicester, LE4 0GQ.

You can contact me:

By post, to the postal address given above.

Using my website contact form.

By email using the address given on my website.