Privacy Policy


A Little Different Photography is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. 

This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. 

The rules for businesses operating in the EEC on processing of personal data are set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”). 



Data controller - A controller determines the purposes and means of processing personal data. 

Data processor - A processor is responsible for processing personal data on behalf of a controller. 

Data subject – Natural person 

Categories of data: Personal data and special categories of personal data 

Personal data - The GDPR applies to ‘personal data’ meaning any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier (as explained in Article 6 of GDPR). For example name, passport number, home address or private email address. Online identifiers include IP addresses and cookies. 

Special categories personal data - The GDPR refers to sensitive personal data as ‘special categories of personal data’ (as explained in Article 9 of GDPR). The special categories specifically include genetic data, and biometric data where processed to uniquely identify an individual. Other examples include racial and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, health data, trade union membership, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs. 

Processing - means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction. 

Third party - means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data. 


Who are we? 

A Little Different Photography is the data controller. This means we decide how your personal data is processed and for what purposes. For all data matters contact Simon Godfrey on 07920 45 43 42. 


The purpose(s) of processing your personal data 

 We use your personal data for the following purposes: 

  • Reporting, website and performance monitoring 
  • Marketing communications 
  • Fulfilling our normal business roles e.g. contacting clients to book sessions, fulfil orders etc


The categories of personal data concerned 

 With reference to the categories of personal data described in the definitions section, we process the following categories of your data: 

  • Personal data: the personal data you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, credit/debit card information, details on who will be attending your photo session 

 We have obtained your personal data directly from you, whether you have submitted via our website or contacted us by other methods. 


What is our legal basis for processing your personal data? 

 Personal data (article 6 of GDPR) 


Our lawful basis for processing your general personal data: 

 Consent of the data subject 

 Processing necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject or to take steps to enter into a contract 

 Processing necessary for compliance with a legal obligation 

 Processing necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests of the data controller or a third party, except where such interests are overridden by the interests or fundamental rights or freedoms of the data subject 


Sharing your personal data 

 Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential, and will be shared only with the company, its representatives or third parties running systems on our behalf in pursuit of our business (e.g. website provider, CRM system etc).   


How long do we keep your personal data? 

 We keep your personal data indefinitely, unless you choose to have your data removed from our system. 


Providing us with your personal data 

 You are under no statutory or contractual requirement or obligation to provide us with your personal data. But failure to do so may result in us being unable to provide you with a service of fulfill orders. 


Your rights and your personal data 

 Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data: 

  • The right to request a copy of the personal data which we hold about you; 
  • The right to request that we correct any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date; 
  • The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary to retain such data; 
  • The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at anytime, where consent was your lawful basis for processing the data; 
  • The right to request that we provide you with your personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability), (where applicable i.e. where the processing is based on consent or is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject and where the data controller processes the data by automated means); 
  • The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing; 
  • The right to object to the processing of personal data, (where applicable i.e. where processing is based on legitimate interests (or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority); direct marketing and processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics). 


Transfer of Data Abroad 

 Third parties operating on our behalf may use data centres which are located outside of the EEC. In this case, prior to commencing use of these services, ALDP determines whether or not they have signed up to the terms of GDPR, or similar schemes, such that they are committed to keeping your data private. 


Automated Decision Making 

 No automated decision making software or services are used in our business. 


Further processing 

 If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Privacy Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. 

COVID19 Track and Trace 

We will enable authorised authorities to collect names and contact details for anyone visiting our studio during a specified date range to facilitate the track and trace programme in the UK.


Changes to our privacy policy 

 Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy. 


How to make a complaint 

To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact us at: or 07920 45 43 42. 


If this does not resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office on 03031231113 or via email or at the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, England.