Last updated 17 July  2022


This Privacy Policy applies to Lana Dowling Photography, trading as “”, “LD Photography” (“I”, “me”, "we").  LD Photography is committed to protecting your personal data and this privacy policy states how LD Photography collects your personal data, how I share your information and the steps I take to protect your information.

This policy applies to the website (here “Website”). This Privacy Policy will explain how LD Photography uses the personal data you provide to me when you use my website. I ensure that I use your information in accordance with applicable EU law.


Who we are?

Lana Dowling Photography, an auto-entrepreneur is registered and operating under the laws of the French Republic, SIREN N803.965.326. LD Photography is the “data controller” or “controller” in relation to any personal data provided to me via email, phone or via Website. This means I am responsible for deciding what type of personal data is required and how I will hold and use it.

LD Photography is providing wedding, newborn and commercial photography services in Charente-Maritime region.

By using or navigating Website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agreed to be bound by this Privacy Policy. You should not provide me with any information if you don’t agree with the terms of the Privacy Policy. I encourage you to review and check Website for any updates to this Privacy Policy. If you have any queries about this Privacy Policy or your personal data, please contact:


Data Protection Principles

Personally Identifiable Information (PII) means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, who can be identified, directly or indirectly, such as a full name, an IP address, email address and telephone number, which are indicated in the Contact form of the Website.

I ensure that your PII is used lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way; collected only for valid purposes – to respond to your enquiries, to fix a photo session time, to deliver your order on time and keep you updated about your order; limited only to those purposes; accurate and kept updated; kept only as long as necessary; kept in secure.


What data do I collect and why?

The main reason I use your information is to deal with your enquiries and requests about LD Photography services. When you use my Website, I collect:

Name/email – to deal with your enquiries about LD Photography services and tariffs;
Cookies – to analyze the information about Website pages you have visited, how long have you stayed and what devices (PC or mobile) you have used to access the Website.


To process your information as described above, I rely on the following legal bases:

In response to your direct enquiry about LD Photography services when you contact me.


LD Photography use cookies to recognize you and your device(s).


How do I share your information?

You share your contact information with me by filling in the Contact form on the Website. I share it with:

  •  With service providers and partners

I use third parties to help me to operate and improve my services. These third parties assist me with various tasks, including data hosting and maintenance, security operations.

  • To enforce legal rights

We may also share information: (i) if disclosure would mitigate our liability in an actual or threatened lawsuit; (ii) as necessary to protect my legal rights and legal rights of other users, business partners or other interested parties; (iii) to enforce the agreements with you; and (iv) to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity or other wrongdoing.


How do we protect your information?

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal or transactional information stored on Website.

·         Firewall is set up

·         Encryption software is used that enable encryption and decryption of a data stream during transmission and storage

·         Strong passwords / digital signatures are established.

·         We regularly monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks and regularly review our information collection, storage and processing practices to update our physical, technical and organizational security measures.


How long we retain your PII ?

We keep your personal information only as long as we need it for legitimate business purposes, but no longer then one year.

In practice, we delete your information after one year of continuous inactivity, unless:

we must keep it to evidence our compliance with applicable law (for instance, records of consents to our Terms, Privacy Policy and other similar consents are kept for three years);
there is an outstanding issue, claim or dispute requiring us to keep the relevant information until it is resolved;


Your rights

I want you to be aware of your privacy rights. Here are a few key points to remember:

Reviewing your information. Applicable privacy laws may give you the right to review the personal information we keep about you (depending on the jurisdiction, this may be called right of access, right of portability or variations of those terms).
Updating your information. If you believe that the information we hold about you is inaccurate or that we are no longer entitled to use it and want to request its rectification, deletion or object to its processing, please contact us.

For your protection and the protection of all of our users, we may ask you to provide proof of identity before we can answer the above requests.

Accountability. You have a right to lodge a complaint with the appropriate data protection authority if you have concerns about how we process your personal information. The data protection authority you can lodge a complaint with notably may be that of your habitual residence, where you work or where we are established.


Privacy Policy changes

I reserves the right to make changes and update the terms of this Policy. I will notify you before any material changes take place.


How to contact me

If you have any questions about this Privacy policy, you can contact me via the following email