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Privacy Policy

We treat our responsibilities under the GDPR seriously and want to explain in detail to you what happens to the personal information we collect about you when you visit our website, receive postal information, and order or enquire about our goods and services.

  • What information we collect

  • The legal basis for processing we use in relation to processing your personal data

  • How we use your personal information and how long we keep it for

  • Whom we share your information with and on what basis

  • How you can control our use of your personal information

  • Your rights

  • Who to contact if you want more information

This notice applies to all the personal information we collect and process about you when we engage with you, either as a customer or an enquirer. You should read our policy carefully and if you have any queries then please contact us.


Who we are


Mark Haysom Photography is a sole trader.

This is the website for Mark Haysom Photography which is a trading name of Mark Haysom Photography

The data protection officer is Mark Haysom contactable by email at or by phone on 07565 575224


When we collect your personal information


We collect personal information about you as soon as you access our using a smartphone or computer and also when you phone us. The specific information we collect depends on whether you are a customer or a website visitor. If you buy a product from our website you become a customer of Mark Haysom Photography.

What personal information we collect on our website


We collect personal information from you when you access our website and do any of the following:

  • make a purchase

  • complete a contact form

  • register for notifications

Note: You can visit and use our website without giving us this information if you do not place a transaction or an inquiry during your web visit to us.


Information you give Mark Haysom Photography: this includes the following data items:

  • Your first name or initial, and surname

  • Your email address

  • Your telephone number

  • Your postal address

  • Payment details: if you order products from our website, your payment details will be processed by our payment processors Paypal.


Mark Haysom Photography does not store any of your payment details; we are given a transaction ID by our payment processor.


How do we use your personal information


There are three main purposes for gathering your personal information and they are shown below together with their legal grounds::

  • Processing orders and delivering goods ordered  -  contract

  • Delivering marketing information ( sales, special offers, discount offers) -consent

  • Account site up and administration – legitimate interest


When do we share personal data


Currently, there is only one circumstance in which we would share your data and that is your name and address with the delivery company carrying your goods.


Where do we store, process and secure your personal data


We do not store any personal information in the course of normal business.. The personal information we collect about you is stored and

processed on the secure web servers of our website provider which is Wix and is only accessed by our staff using a secure login. We do not store payment data. It is stored by  our payment service providers.

The data we do store would result from you making direct communication with ourselves via text, email, or letter. This would be retained on our administrative computer or in our office files and only accessible by approved employees.


How long do we keep your personal data


We would only retain your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary to complete the associated transaction as follows:

Returns: for two months following despatch of replacement goods or transmission of a cost refund.

General queries: for one month following transmission of our last response to a specific query.


Your Rights in relation to personal data


This privacy statement reflects the rights that you have under the General Data Protection Regulation, which specifically charges Mark Haysom Photography with providing you access to your personal information, and to ensure that your data is used appropriately & securely with specific reference to the rights of you, the data subject. Those rights regarding your personal data are as follows:

  • access a copy of your personal information that we hold. To request a copy contact us.

  • correction and deletion of any data

  • withdrawal of consent allowing Mark Haysom Photography to process your data for direct marketing purposes

  • The right to data portability

  • Lodging a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.


You can find out more about your rights regarding your personal data in the UK from the Office of the Information Commissioner


How to contact us


To request a copy of your personal information via email or post, please write to Mark Haysom Photography, 20 Chinnor Close, Bedford, MK41 9TQ, UK


Use of cookies and other technologies

  • Cookies: these are small text files that our website places on your device so that our website can remember something about you at a later time and optimise the website for your visit. There are also some third-party cookies we place on your device. 


Any information found on this website is intended for guidance only. The web site and the products described in it are subject to change without notice.

Copyright in the website, its design, layout, look, appearance, and graphics remain the property of Mark Haysom Photography. The contents of the web site may be downloaded printed or copied for personal use only.

If this website contains links to other web sites. we accept no responsibility or liability for the content of web sites that are not under our strict control.

We do not guarantee that the Mark Haysom Photography website will be compatible with all hardware and software which may be used by visitors to the site. We will not be liable for damage to, or viruses that may affect, your computer equipment, software, data or other property as the result of your access to, use of or browsing of this website or your downloading of any materials, data, text or images.


All rights, including copyright and database right, in our website and its contents, are owned by or licensed to Mark Haysom Photography, or otherwise used by the Mark Hayom Photography as permitted by applicable law.

In accessing the Mark Haysom Photography web pages, you agree that you will access the contents solely for your own private use but not for any commercial or public use. You can download and use the service on a single computer at a time and you can print out a single hard copy of any part of the content on the Mark Haysom Photography website for your personal use.

Except as permitted above, you undertake not to copy, store in any medium (including in any other website), distribute, transmit, re-transmit, broadcast, modify, or show in public any part of the Mark Haysom Photography website without the prior written permission of Mark Haysom Photography or in accordance with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. 

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