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How I may use your information
I may use the information collected in the following ways:
- To operate and maintain Melanie Chadd Photography
- To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts
- To respond to your comments or enquiries
Google Analytics – this service tracks website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on Melanie Chadd Photography. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics. Except when required by law, I will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, I may disclose or transfer personal information collected through Melanie Chadd Photography to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganisation proceeding brought by or against me.
Melanie Chadd Photography uses a variety of third-party plugins to make this website look better and load faster. Here are some of the privacy policies for these plugins:
Contact Form 7 – we do not use your name or email address for anything other than replying to your message – advice from the plugin author
Google Analytics states ‘The plugin itself simply adds a code snippet to your pages. It collects no user data in and of itself. All data collection happens entirely on Google servers. Plugin homepage.
Jetpack / Askimet – Automattic have added new privacy features and updated our policies in order to comply with Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You can read more about these updates here.