Data Privacy - Sian Tyrrell

Sian T. Photography Data Privacy Statement

Why do I collect personal data?

In order to provide you with the very best photography services, I need to collect from you certain personal data.  Under the General Data Protection Regulations the legal basis for collecting this personal data is Contract - i.e. it is necessary for me to provide you with the services you have requested from me.

This data enables me to communicate with you about your photographs and your photography session and to make sure you receive the services you need.  Data collected on model releases helps me ensure that I abide by the terms and ensures that I correctly identify individuals appearing in the images.

What personal data do I collect?

The personal data I will collect, store and use will include your email address and possibly your telephone number and postal address.  I also collect your signature (on your contract and any model releases) and in the case of families who are kind enough to sign model releases for the use of their images on my website and other marketing, the names and ages of any children under 18 years of age.

Who do I share your personal data with?

I do not share your personal data with any third parties.

How long do I keep your personal data?

Contracts are stored in paper form or digitally for 7 years after they are completed, after which they are shredded or permanently deleted. Model releases are retained indefinitely to ensure that I abide by their terms. 

Will your personal data be used for marketing?

I do not carry out any mass email, telephone or postal marketing using the personal data I collect.

From time to time I may contact you personally to ask if you would like to book another photography session, to purchase further products or take advantage of special offers.  I will only do this if you have provided your express Consent (normally at the time of signing your contract).

If at any time you would like to stop receiving such communications from me simply let me know by email to

What about your images?

Under no circumstances will I share, license or sell your images to any third parties without obtaining your specific consent.

If you have signed a Model Release, I will abide by the terms of that release.

How do I get in touch?

If you have any questions or requests relating to data privacy at Sian T. Photography, including please get in touch with me direct at

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