Privacy Policy

This privacy policy document, updated with the EU Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679 relating to the processing of personal data, as well as with Legislative Decree 181/18 which amends Legislative Decree 196/2003, regulates the methods of treatment of the data collected from a website while browsing by the user.

It has the specific purpose of informing the user about the processing of their personal data in accordance with the provisions of the law and the EU Regulation. The Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy, therefore, describe how we collect, use and share the personal data we obtain as a result of the use of the website (“the Site”) by users; please read them carefully before using the site.

The information is provided only for the site mentioned above and not for other websites that may be consulted by the user through appropriate links.

Data controller

Following consultation of this site, data relating to identified or identifiable persons may be processed. The Data Controller is Benni Carol Photography with headquarters in 103 Milward Road Hastings, TN34 3RS.

The Data Protection Officer can be contacted via:

Within the Company, users’ personal data are processed by employees of the various corporate functions, as persons authorized to process them (“Persons in charge”). The Appointees operate under the direct authority of the Owner or the Person in charge of the processing of personal data.

Place of data processing

The treatments connected to the web services of this site take place at the Benni Carol Photography headquarters and are only handled by technical personnel in charge of the processing, or by any persons in charge of occasional maintenance operations. No data deriving from the web service is disclosed. The personal data provided by users who request dispatch of informative material or registration to the site’s database are used for the sole purpose of carrying out the service or provision requested.

Processing methods

Personal data is processed with automated tools for the time strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which they were collected. Specific security measures are observed to prevent data loss, illicit or incorrect use and unauthorized access.

Purpose of the processes

The data is processed for purposes functional to the performance of our business, in particular for:

  • concession of services based on the web interface (user master data registration);
  • concession of information relating to those who voluntarily registered on our site’s database (technicians, installers, etc.);
  • statistical research;
  • fulfillment of legal obligations.

Types of data processed

Navigation data

During their normal operation, the IT systems and software procedures used to operate this website acquire some personal data whose transmission is implicit in the use of Internet communication protocols. This is information that is not collected to be associated with identified interested parties, but which by its very nature could, through processing and association with data held by third parties, allow users to be identified. This category of data includes the IP addresses or domain names of the computers used by users who connect to the site, the addresses in URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) notation of the requested resources, the time of the request, the method used in submitting the request to the server, the size of the file obtained in response, the numerical code indicating the status of the response given by the server (successful, error, etc.) and other parameters relating to the operating system and the user’s computer environment. This data is used for the sole purpose of obtaining anonymous statistical information on the use of the site and to check its correct functioning and are deleted immediately after processing. The data could be used to ascertain responsibility in case of hypothetical computer crimes against the site: except for this eventuality, at present the data on web contacts does not collate for more than six months.

Data provided voluntarily by the user

The optional, explicit and voluntary sending of e-mails to the addresses indicated on this site entails the subsequent acquisition of the sender’s address, necessary to respond to requests, as well as any other personal data included in the message. Specific summary information will be progressively reported or displayed on the pages of the site set up for particular services on request.

Cookie Policy

Definitions and characteristics of cookies

Cookie and similar technologies are information sent/read by websites and apps on your devices during their first visit, which are then transmitted back to those websites and apps during the next visit. Thanks to cookies and similar technologies, websites and apps remember your actions and preferences (such as login data, the default language, font sizes, additional display settings, etc.) so that they do not need to specify them again on the next visit.

These technologies are used to perform IT authentications, session monitoring, and to store information about the activities of users who access a service, and may also contain a unique identifier that allows for monitoring of user experiences on the site for statistical or advertising purposes. There are indeed various types of cookies, depending on their features and functions, and these may remain on your device for different periods of time: so-called session cookies, which are automatically deleted when you close your browser; and so-called persistent cookies, which remain on your device until a pre-established date.

According to the Applicable Law, your prior explicit consent for the use of cookies is not always required. In particular, such consent is not required for “technical cookies”, i.e. those used for the sole purpose of carrying out the transmission of a communication over an electronic communications network, or as strictly necessary to provide a service explicitly requested by the user. In other words, cookies which are indispensable for the operation of a website or to perform tasks requested by the user.

On the other hand, your prior consent is instead required for non-anonymized “analytics” and “profiling” cookies, i.e. those aimed at providing analytical statistics of the usage of a website or those creating profiles for users in order to send them advertising messages in line with the preferences they have expressed while surfing the web.

Types of cookies used by the Website and the possibility of (de-)selection

While navigating the Website, you will receive the following cookies: Third-party cookies, i.e., cookies from websites or servers other than that of the Benni Carol Photography. Please note that these third parties, listed below with the corresponding links to their privacy policy and opt-out mechanisms, are processing your Personal Data as data processors on behalf of Benni Carol Photography. Indeed, such third-party providers have signed data processing agreements with Benni Carol Photography and cookies have been anonymized by means of masking IP addresses. Third party cookies are: – Google Analytics. These cookies help Benni Carol Photography to analyze the performance of the Website. To opt-out from Google Analytics cookie, you may download and install the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. This add-on instructs Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) to prohibit sending information to Google Analytics. The browser add-on is available for most modern browsers. Learn more about the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on here.

How to view and modify the cookies through your browser

You may authorize, block or delete (in whole or in part) cookies through the specific functions of your browser. However, in the hypothesis in which all or some of the cookies are disabled, it may not be possible to consult the Website, or certain services or certain features of the Website may not be available or may not work properly and/or you may be forced to change or manually enter some information or preferences each time you visit the Website.

For more information on how to set preferences on the use of cookies through your browser, consult these instructions: