Privacy Policy

Tom Parkes is based in the UK and uses and retains information for business and professional purposes in line with UK data protection regulations.

Why We May Collect Data:

We collect anonymous user data to allow us to see how this site is used and to enable us to improve the service. We may use Google Analytics. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information by using cookies on users’ computers. This information helps create usage reports. Google stores this information. Google’s privacy policy is available here /policies/privacy

If you enter a password we place a token on your computer to maintain the password for the duration of your visit.

If you download an image we store your IP address for 90 days.

If you contact us by email we will store your email address to enable normal business communication between us, send you communications we think may interest you and carry out our legitimate business that may include providing communications services for others, consultancy and advisory services, education, training and preparing information with a view to publication. Please inform us if you do not wish to receive any of our communications.  

We may add identifying information such as your name to the IPTC metadata of images. Consent is sought wherever and whenever possible and required. However, some information may be held for journalistic or artistic purposes where consent is not required.

Information Security:

We use a number of third party suppliers to help us provide a service and may transfer data to servers based outside the EU. Reasonable steps have been taken to ensure suppliers comply with appropriate regulations.
We take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of personal data. All information provided is stored on secure, password and firewall protected servers and devices but we cannot be held responsible for the data security of third party websites.

We will only disclose personal information where we are required to do so by law.

Access to Information:

You have the right to access the information that we hold about you.  Please note that any demand for access may be subject to payment of a fee which covers our costs in providing you with the information requested.

Data Protection Policy Amendments:

Tom Parkes may update this policy from time to time by posting revisions here. Please check here occasionally for any changes.