Effective date: May 23, 2018

In Simple Terms...

To read the full privacy policy scroll further down.

Who are we?
I’m Jim Nutty, a photographer, and the owner and operator of the website JimNutty.com. This privacy policy is for this website and governs the privacy of its users.

What information do we collect from you?
If you subscribe to our newsletter, we require just an email address. We do not require other information, although you may choose to add your first and last name when subscribing. This is a double-opt-in process, where you sign up initially and we send an email to you to confirm that you do wish to sign up, in which there is a link to confirm this.

What do we do with your information?
We use your email address to email you our blog posts and special offers on our products. We have not, and will not, share your email with anyone else. It is not used in any other way. Your email address is stored on secure servers at Mailchimp.com. You can view Mailchimp.com's privacy policy here.

How do you unsubscribe?
At the bottom of every email communication you receive from us, there is an unsubscribe button. This will automatically unsubscribe you from all future communications. If you would like your information to be permanently deleted from this site, email us at jim@jimnutty.com and we will remove your information within 24 hours. This is the direct email address to me, Jim Nutty and it is where you may send any complaints

The More Technical Version...

Jim Nutty / Jim Nutty Photography (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the https://www.jimnutty.com/ website (the "Service").

This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data. We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. 

The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to EU requirements for user privacy.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website. Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

  • Google Analytics – Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. You can opt-out of having made your activity on the Service available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity. For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: [ http://www.google.com/privacy.html ].

  • Squarespace – Squarespace.com is our website host. They may track website traffic to monitor the use of our Service. For more information on the privacy practices of Squarespace, please visit https://www.squarespace.com/privacy/

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form for the email submission process, but we advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.
This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to our email newsletter program the website operates, but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to the email newsletter. Or whereby you, the consumer, have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from us a product or service that the email newsletter or website includes. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

Email Newsletter

The website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about recent blog posts and products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so, but do so at their own discretion. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely at Mailchimp.com. For more information on the privacy practices of Mailchimp, please visit https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/.  No personal details are passed on to any other third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of me that operates this website. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website’s email newsletter program.
Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity.
This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.
Subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign.

Links to Other Websites

Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls.
Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

Children’s Privacy

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by visiting this page on our website: https://jimnutty.com/contact/