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Website Visitors

Hawkins-Weeks Photography collect non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Hawkins-Weeks Photography’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how visitors use this website.

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A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Hawkins-Weeks Photography uses cookies to help us identify and track visitors, their usage of the website, and their website access preferences. Visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using this website, with the drawback that certain features of the website may not function properly without the aid of cookies. None of the information that this site gathers through the use of cookies will identify visitors individually, it is entirely anonymous.

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Aggregated Statistics

Hawkins-Weeks Photography may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors to its websites via the use of Google Analytics. However, we do not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

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Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Certain visitors may choose to interact with this website in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. Should a visitor choose to email us via the contact form, their name, email address and message will be stored on our email system to enable us to respond. We will collect such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with us and we will not not disclose personally-identifying information.

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Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Hawkins-Weeks Photography do not disclose potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information. We will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Hawkins-Weeks Photography believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Hawkins-Weeks Photography, third parties or the public at large. Hawkins-Weeks Photography takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorised access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

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Although most changes are likely to be minor, Hawkins-Weeks Photography may change this policy from time to time, and in Hawkins-Weeks Photography’s sole discretion. We encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to the Privacy & Cookie Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy & Cookie Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Cookies Used on this Website

Cookie FooterPersistent1 yearIn the footer of each web page on this site you will see a message alerting you of the Privacy and Cookie Policy. If you've seen this message once, you probably won't want to see it again. The website uses a cookie to remember this setting. User data is all anonymous.
Google AnalyticsThird party2 yearsTo understand how people use this site, and to discover areas on the site with issues, I use Google Analytics. Most websites use some sort of analytics program like this. The data it collects helps us see things like how many people visit the site, which country they are from, how many pages they visited, how fast our site loaded, and so on. All data collected is completely anonymous, it does not identify you as an individual in any way.
WordPressPersistent1 yearWordPress is the Content Management System (CMS) that runs this website. It uses a cookie when logging in and out and is essential for proper website operation. It is only set if you are a registered user, so for most people it is not set at all. User data is all anonymous.