What is the GDPR?
Simply put, the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, is a set of rules designed to give residents of the European Union more control over their personal data. It gives users a series of rights over their data, and makes it easier to ensure that companies respect those rights. The Image Yard and its employees are compliant with the GDPR as we do not request, store or collect or use your personal information, as such we are exempt from the GDPR laws that came into effect on Friday 25th May 2018.
The Image Yard and Your Data
The Image Yard does NOT need to keep any information about you when you use this website, except where you may contact us you must provide our Contact Form with an email address. If you are a paying client, we need billing information. If you contact our Support, we keep track of the messages we exchange.
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 all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.
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.
Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.
Contact & Communication
Users contacting this website and/or its owners or employees do so at their own discretion. Your personal information is NOT then stored by us or our employees, except where we bill you for our services. Your personal details are not passed on to any third parties, as such we are exempt from the GDPR laws that came into effect on Friday 25th May 2018.
This website does NOT operate an email newsletter program, as such we are exempt from the GDPR laws that came into effect on Friday 25th May 2018.
We do not request, store or collect or use your personal information, as such we are exempt from the GDPR laws that came into effect on Friday 25th May 2018.
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website.
The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.
Adverts and Sponsored Links
This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.
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 [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).
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.