Privacy Policy


1. What information is being collected?

1.1 – I collect a variety of information before, during and after you book and use any of my services. This includes:
• Names, Addresses and Contact Information of the person(s) placing an order with us.
• Names, Addresses and Contact Information of the person(s) using our services.
• Names (and in some cases ages and gender) of all participants of a photo shoot/event.
• Details and notes taken throughout a photo session or service provided to help us remember conversations during and details of your session.
1.2 – 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. Who is collecting the data?

2.1 – This data is being collected by Jessica O'Shaughnessy Photography, 34 Parkville Road, Manchester, M204UP. I use a password protected data management software to hold data.

3. How is it being collected?

3.1 – The majority of the data is collected directly from you. Whether you fill out a form for us online, or tell me face to face, via the telephone, via e-mail or message.
3.2 – In some cases, data may be given to us by a third party. This includes if somebody purchases a voucher for you – they will usually give us your name and details to allow us to process their order, and provide our service to you.

4. Why is it being collected?

4.1 – Most of the data I collect is solely for the purpose of providing you with a service you have ordered, or had ordered for you.
4.2 – Some of the data we collect is to help provide you with a better customer service experience
4.3 – We are required by law to collect and store certain information relating to any order you place with us.

5. How will it be used?

5.1 – Data collected will be used to enable me to provide my services and products to you.
5.2 – I may internally analyse data for business and forecast purposes.
5.3 – I have a legitimate interest in using images taken in relation to your booking and may use these images in the following ways (note, clients are free at anytime to refuse the uses of these images at any time):
• On social media for promotion & advertising purposes
• On our website for promotion & advertising purposes
• For marketing materials (business stationary, flyers, business cards etc)
• For publications/print

6. Who will it be shared with?

6.1 – I take your privacy very seriously. I do not sell your data to third party organisations. There are a few scenarios where some of your data may be shared with third parties to allow me to provide my services to you. These include:
• Delivery and Postage Service Providers to allow me to send you documentation and orders you have placed. (Information shared includes Name, Address and in some case e-mail address / mobile number)
• Manufacturers (printing labs) if I am sending an order directly to you from a lab. (Information shared includes Name, Address and in some case e-mail address / mobile number)
• Law Enforcement and Legal Requirements – I will provide data to law enforcement agencies if issued with a court order to do so.

• Contact Details, Names & Wedding Details will be shared with your 2nd Shooter, if you have chosen to add one to your package.

7. How will this affect you?

7.1 – I collect, store and process your data in such a way that should have no negative effect on you as an individual.

8. How long is the data stored?

8.1 – Most data I collect is stored indefinitely. This is to allow me to provide a better service to you as a customer in the event that you contact me again in the future.
8.2 – I am legally obliged to store some data for a minimum amount of time, for example sale order records, payment records etc.

9. Access to stored data.

9.1 – If you have any questions about data I hold about you, please feel free to get in touch to discuss.
9.2 – You may request a copy of any data I store about you – and I will comply with any requests as per the guidance of the Information Commissioner’s Office.

10. More information.

10.1 – If you would like any clarification on how I collect, store or process your data – please contact me directly.
10.2 – If you would like further information on the legal guidelines I operate within, or have any concerns about how I use your data, please check the ICO’s website at https://ico.org.uk

11. My Details

11.1 – This business is owned and operated by Jessica O'Shaughnessy, trading as Jessica O'Shaughnessy Photography.
11.2 – My principal place of business is at: 34 Parkville Road, Manchester, M204UP
11.3 – You can contact me in writing to the above address, or by email to hello@jessicaoshaughnessy.co.uk