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Privacy Policy

This is the privacy notice of Geekzania

We respect your privacy and are determined to protect your personal data. The purpose of this privacy notice

is to inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you visit our website

(regardless of where you visit it from). We’ll also tell you about your privacy rights and how the data protection laws protects you.


What is the purpose of this privacy notice?

This privacy notice aims to give you information on how we collect and process your personal data through your

use of this website, including any data you may provide through this website when you use

our contact form to request information or make a booking.

This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

You must read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice we may provide on specific occasions

when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and

why we are using your data. This privacy notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.

Data controller(s)

Stuart Runham is the controller and responsible for your personal data (collectively referred to

as “Stuart Runham Photography”, "we", "us" or "our" in this privacy notice). Our contact details are

22 Broad Mead Avenue, Great Denham, Bedford, MK40 4SA.  

Third-party links outside of our control

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those

links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do

not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements.

When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.


Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that

person can be identified. You can find out more about personal data from the Information Commissioners Office.

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together follows

Identity Data includes name as provided

Contact Data includes email address as provided

We also collect, use and share Aggregated Data such as statistical or demographic data for any

purpose. Aggregated Data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data

in law as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your

Usage Data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. However, if we

combine or connect Aggregated Data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify

you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this privacy notice.

We do not collect any Special Categories of Personal Data about you (this includes details about

your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions,

trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data).

Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences.

If you fail to provide personal data

Where we need to collect your personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have

with you and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we

have or are trying to enter into with you (for example, to provide you with goods or services). In this case,

we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.


You may give us your Identity and CONTACT DATA by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by

post, phone, email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you

Apply for our products or services;

Request marketing to be sent to you.


We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we

will use your personal data in the following circumstances

Performance of Contract this means processing your data where it is necessary for the performance

of a contract to which you are a party or to take steps at your request before entering into such a contract.

Legitimate Interest this means the interest of our business in conducting and managing our business

to enable us to give you the best service/product and the most secure experience. We make sure

we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights

before we process your personal data for our legitimate interests. We do not use your personal data

for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent

or are otherwise required or permitted to by law).

Comply with a legal or regulatory obligation this means processing your personal data where it is

necessary for compliance with a legal or regulatory obligation that we are subject to.


We have set out below, in a table format, a description of all the ways we plan to

use your personal data, with the legal bases we rely on to do so.

Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending

on the specific purpose for which we are using your data.


Lawful basis for processing including basis of legitimate interest

To register you as a new customer

(a) Identity

(b) Contact

Performance of a contract with you

Promotional offers from us

We may use your Identity, Contact, Technical, Usage and Profile Data to form a view on what we think

you may want or need, or what may be of interest to you. This is how we decide which products, services and offers may be relevant for you.

You will receive marketing communications from us if you have requested information from us or

purchased goods or services from us and, in each case, you have not opted out of receiving that marketing.

Opting out

You can ask us to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by Where you opt out of receiving these marketing messages,

this will not apply to personal data provided to us as a result of contacting us for information or booking a service.


You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or

access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this website may become

inaccessible or not function properly. We only use cookies as part of the contact form limited to those

required to provide the contact form functionality in conducting a SPAM check.

Change of purpose

We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably

consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose.

If you wish to get an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with

the original purpose, please  email

If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you

and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in

compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.


We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below for the

purposes set out above.

External Third Parties Service

HM Revenue & Customs, regulators and other authorities [acting as processors or joint controllers]

based [in the United Kingdom] [who require reporting of processing activities in certain circumstances].

Third parties to whom we may choose to sell, transfer, or merge parts of our business or our assets.

Alternatively, we may seek to acquire other businesses or merge with them. If a change happens to our

business, then the new owners may use your personal data in the same way as set out in this privacy notice.

We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with

the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes

and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.


We do not transfer your personal data outside the UK.


We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally

lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your

personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need

to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you

and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.


We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected

it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and

sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your

personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can

achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.


Unless subject to an exemption under the data protection laws, 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 any time,

where consent was the lawful basis for processing your 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 our processing is based on consent or is necessary for the performance of our

contract with you or where we process your 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 our processing of personal data, where applicable i.e. where processing is based

on our legitimate interests (or in performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority);

direct marketing or processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics).

No fee required – with some exceptions

You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights).

However, we may charge a reasonable admin fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive.

Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.

What we may need from you

We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your

right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to

ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also

contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.

Time limit to respond

We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer

than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of

requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.

10. Changes to this notice and your duty to inform us of changes

This version was last updated on 5/05/2022

Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us. It is important

that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current.

11. Queries, requests or concerns

To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints in relation to this policy or any other data protection

matter between you and us, please in the first instance write to us at the address above.

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, UK.