Privacy Policy

Scott Howard is the owner and Data Controller for Howard Visuals. You can contact him at  Our Privacy Policy was last updated on 1st January 2020

What data do we collect?

Howard Visuals collects the following personal data:

  • Personal identification information

    • Names and addresses

    • Email Addresses

    • Phone Numbers


How do we collect your data?

You directly provide Howard Visuals with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Fill in an online form sent to you as you have expressed interest in our services.

  • Fill in a physical form given to you in person at events or meetings

  • Use or view our website via cookies on our website.

We may also receive your data indirectly from third party websites used to operate the services offered by Howard Visuals. These websites include www.shootproof.com and


How will we use your data?

Howard Visuals collects your data so that we can:

  • Process your booking

  • Fulfil your booking

  • Contact you on the day of the photography shoot.

  • Deliver your finished product/photographs to you.

  • Email you with offers and services we think you may be interested in after the photography shoot (you can opt out of this service)

  • Take payments for the services/products offered by Howard Visuals

If you agree, Howard Visuals will share your Name, Address and email address with third party companies. All companies that will receive your data have been checked and are GDPR compliant as of 01/01/2019. The companies that will receive your data and their privacy policies are:


How is your data stored?

Data is processed at the Data Controller’s operating office and in any other places where the third parties involved with the processing are located.

Handwritten documents and printed documents containing data are stored in a locked filing cabinet behind a locked door. Computers are locked and password protected when unattended. 

Your personal data is stored for a maximum of 7 years after the photographs/product is delivered. Once the 7 years has expired, your personal data will be deleted from computers and physical documents will be destroyed.

Payment data is never stored or processed directly by Howard Visuals. Payments are fulfilled by Paypal and Shootproof, please find a link to their privacy policies above.


What are your data protection rights?

Howard Visuals would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user/interested party is entitled to the following


The right to access – You have the right to request Howard Visuals for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Howard Visuals correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Howard Visuals to complete information you believe is incomplete

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Howard Visuals erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to object to Howard Visuals restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Howard Visuals processing your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Howard Visuals transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to your, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our website, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or analytics software. 

For more information, visit 

How do we use cookies?

Howard Visuals uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website. We use traffic log cookies to identify how you use our website (Google Analytics). This data is only used for statistical analysis purposes, the data is removed once it has been used for that purpose.


How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The Howard Visuals website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

Howard Visuals keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on its Facebook page

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Howard Visuals’ privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us


Call: 07415008236


How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Howard Visuals has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.


Telephone: 0303 123 1113
Address:  Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane