As a limited company Rochester Studios undertakes to manage personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) April 2016. The purpose of this policy is to inform you, the customer, about what information is collected, how we manage the information and how we protect your information and privacy.
We comply with the data protection principles which state that personal data needs to be:
This policy contains information about:
When entering into any business relationship with Rochester Studios Ltd personal information may be collected through a number of methods.
Rochester Studios Ltd may collect and store email correspondence from clients or prospective clients.
Online Portfolio Services
Rochester Studios Ltd uses social media services to engage with clients and prospective clients. As a user of such a service your data may be collected and processed in accordance with their own privacy policies but for the purpose of this policy it should be noted that online messages are captured. The studio has a social media presence on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
In order for Rochester Studios Ltd to conduct business the type of information we may regularly collect includes:
Under some circumstances we may also collect:
Where we collect personal data, we will not collect or use it unless it is lawful and necessary for us to do so.
We will only collect address details if we need to visit that address to carry out a service or have arranged to collect you.
Date of birth information may be required to verify a model’s age for legal reasons.
Bank account details may be collected if we are required to make a payment to you.
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The data needs to be collected and processed because we may be entering into a contractual agreement with you. These agreements may be:
We may process your data because you have given consent for us to notify you of events that you have expressed an interest in.
We will not share any of your personal data, including personal social media sites, with any third-party without your express consent.
We may share your online presence to a third-party if we think you provide a relevant service. These include:
Rochester Studios Ltd only uses the information it collects to manage bookings of the studio, models and makeup artists.
We will not use the information for email marketing campaigns or newsletters. Such information will be distributed through our online presence using our website, social media pages and online portfolio (PurplePort).
We retain personal information to meet our legal and regulatory requirements. Correspondence may be kept for as long as we deal with you as client in order to maintain customer service or resolve queries and complaints.
You have the right to request any and all personal data that we may hold about you to verify it is accurate and relevant. You have the right to request we remove all personal data where we have no lawful reason to keep it.
We will address verbal and written requests for access to personal data within one month. A fee may be charged should we receive repeated requests for the same information or additional copies.