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Privacy Policy

Website users and members of mailing list:

What type of information do we collect?


We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; e-mail address; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews and recommendations.


Why do we collect such personal information?

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the Services (eg running events);

  2. To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

How do we collect information?

When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above.


How do we store, use, share and disclose your personal information?

The camera club internet presence is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell services to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.  


E-mails are also processed using IONOS hosted e-mail services. This will store name, e-mail address and certain correspondnce.


All direct payment gateways offered by and used by us adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.


How do we communicate with your site visitors?

We may contact you to notify you to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about us and events we are running, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email.


How can you withdraw your consent?

If you don’t want us to process your data any more, please contact us at


Privacy policy updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

Questions and contact information

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at


Club Members:

What type of information do we collect?

We collect name, address, phone number, competition category, attendance at meetings/events, payments (eg subscriptions) and images entered into competitions and correspondence with the club. Note that images may contain metadata which will also be collected where it is present.

Why do we collect such personal information?

We collect this information for the operation of the club and club competitions. Images may also be used to promote the club (eg on the website and social media).

How do we collect information?

Members provide information via the membership form and by entering competitions. We collect attendance records at meetings.

How do we store, use, share and disclose your personal information?

Member records are stored on a private DropBox share accessible my committee members.

E-mail communications are stored and processed on an IONOS hosted e-mail platform. Data consists of name, e-mail address and correspondance.

Competition entries (together with name, email address and competition section) are stored on the PhotoEntry service. Images are used to run and administer competitions and may also be used on the website, social media and in other publicity. Image metadata may accompany images that are shared. Members may restrict the use of images to strictly competition purposes at the time that the image is entered.

How can members withdraw your consent?

If you don’t want us to process your data any more, please contact us at

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