Last Updated: 08/02/2022

  • Who is responsible for the data?
    • Sharp Shots Photo Club USA Inc, Sharp Shots Photo Club Ltd & Sharp Shots Photo Club Online Ltd are responsible for the data collected
  • The data we collect about you
    • We collect data from you when you make a purchase,enroll of a course for free, request information, subscribe, participate in a survey, post a question or answer, upload content or otherwise actively send us data on our Site. This may include, but is not limited to, first and last name, email address, telephone number (including mobile phone number), street address, gender, school, participant age and any other data included in a submitted profile or resume.
  • Retention of your data
    • Where you are a customer of Sharp Shots Photo Club USA Inc through booking a course, we retain Your Data for as long as you remain an active customer. Where there has not been any customer activity for three years we will contact you to check you still wish to retain your account with us. Where you decide to cancel your account or we do not hear further from you, your account will be de-activated and Your Data will be deleted. Where you have subscribed to receive marketing correspondence from us we will keep your personal data for marketing purposes whilst your account remains active and for the period of time referred to above. This is subject to exercising your right to unsubscribe from receiving such correspondence at any time.
  • What we do with your data.
    • We use your personal data to:
      • Provide our services, products and features to you – primarily to provide photography tuition courses.
      • To measure and improve those services, products.
      • To protect our users and provide them with customer support.
      • To inform users of future or new courses, other services and products
    • When you give contact information (such as your name and email address) and other forms of Personal and Non-Personal Data, you agree that Sharp Shots Photo Club USA Inc may, as part of its services to you, communicate with you, through means such as email, telephone (including mobile phone), or postal mail.
  • Legal basis of collection
    • Performance of a Contract/Service
      • Most of the Personal Data processed by Sharp Shots Photo Club USA Inc is necessary for the performance of our agreement with you, or conditional information required prior to entering into the agreement, such as age and contact information
    • Legitimate Interest
      • Such legitimate interests will include where Sharp Shots Photo Club USA Inc sends you marketing about our products and services, where we believe you have a reasonable expectation that we will perform a particular type of processing on your behalf, or where such processing is strictly necessary for fraud detection and prevention. Sharp Shots Photo Club USA Inc will only rely on such a grounds where an assessment has been performed balancing the interests and rights involved and the necessity of the processing in order to provide our services, products and features to you.
    • Consent
      • In certain situations, Sharp Shots Photo club USA Inc relies on your consent in order to process your Personal Data. Where Sharp Shots Photo Club USA Inc requires your consent in order to collect and process certain Personal Data, we seek your consent at the time of provision, and such processing will only be performed where consent is secured.
  • Requesting access to the data and deletion
    • Sharp Shots Photo Club USA Inc subscribers are able to edit, update and unsubscribe their Personal Data held by Thinkific & Convertkit for Sharp Shots Photo Club USA Inc, and if you have any queries or complaints we encourage you to contact us at info@sharpshotsphotoclub.com.
    • Alternatively, and if you have given personal data at point of booking a course you may make a formal request to have Sharp Shots Photo Club USA Inc rectify any inaccurate Personal Data on your behalf by sending an email to info@sharpshotsphotoclub.com. Your email should also attach a copy of your passport or national identity card (for identity verification purposes).
  • Security of your data
    • Sharp Shots Photo Club USA Inc Stores personal data on:
      • MS Excel spreadsheet database based on Dropbox & Onedrive Cloud storage
        • MS Excel spreadsheet is password protected
        • Dropbox & Onedrive are  password protected
        • All devices with access to Dropbox & Onedrive have the relevant files password protected.
      • Thinkific and Convertkit
        • Sharp Shots Photo Club USA Inc stores all collated personal data on the above database providers.
      • Please also be aware that these providers, Dropbox & Onedrive provide hosting, data storage and other services pursuant to standard terms and conditions that may be non-negotiable; these service providers have informed us or the general public that they apply security measures they consider adequate for the protection of information within their system, or they have a general reputation for applying such measures. However, we will not be liable (to the fullest extent permitted by law) for any damages that may result from the misuse of any information, including Personal Data, by these companies
      • Sharp Shots Photo Club USA Inc seeks to use reasonable security measures to help protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the Personal Data under Sharp Shots USA Inc control. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. In addition, please note that emails, messages sent via your web browser, and other similar means of communication with other users, are not encrypted. Therefore, while we strive to protect your information, we cannot guarantee its security.
  • Photography Consent
    • Please read Sharp Shots Photo Club USA Inc terms and conditions relating to photographs – https://online.sharpshotsphotoclub.co.uk/pages/terms ‘photography consent’ 
    • Photography of students
      • Sharp Shots Photo Club USA Inc asks for explicit consent to use photographs for marketing media where:
        • Photographs are taken by another student or by a representative of Sharp Shots USA Inc of a single individual, or a small group of individuals (groups that are immediately identifiable), in any media such as, but not limited to Sharp Shots Online website & Sharp Shots Photo Club website or Sharp Shots Photo Club USA Inc website, social media, exhibitions and third party publications.
      • Consent can be withdrawn at any time by informing Sharp Shots  via email : info@sharpshotsphotoclub.com
  • Zoom Video Conferencing Workshops
    • Sharp Shots collects names and contact emails for the Zoom attendees prior to the workshop. These details are held under the terms of our privacy policy detailed above.
    • Sharp Shots asks attendees attendees age 12+ to screen share so that the workshop tutor can assess their workshop photography.
    • Attendees and parents should be aware that other attendees can view their background and may want to take precautions to mitigate this, such as:
      • Using a virtual background
      • Making sure the location is neutral and not private with no private details in the background.
    • Sharp Shots operate the Zoom waiting room policy whereby:
      • Attendees will be assessed against the workshop booking register and screened visually before allowing entry to the workshop.
      • If an attendee cannot identify themselves and satisfy the workshop tutor of their legitimacy to attend the workshop they will be refused entry to the workshop.
      • It is therefore important that all attendees are prepared to identify themselves sufficiently by name/contact details and by visual recognition.
    • Sharp Shots may record Zoom workshops:
      • Sharp Shots will inform attendees when the booking & register for the workshop whether they intend to record the workshop.
      • The recordings are kept for 6 months on Cloud based data drives and then deleted.
      • The recordings will be used for students who cannot attend the meetings and for future course/workshops production. No individual recording identifying attendees will be used for future courses/workshop production.
    • Zoom’s Privacy Statement can be found here – https://zoom.us/privacy
    • Zoom Cookie Settings:
      • Attendees can adjust their Zoom cookie settings which will limit Zoom’s own advertising and functionality cookie settings. First time Zoom users will see a popup for cookie settings when they first visit the Zoom link – click on “Cookie Settings” and adjust cookie settings accordingly; existing Zoom users can change their cookie settings by clicking on the “Cookie Preferences” link from the Zoom website (at the bottom in the footer) and can also view the Zoom cookie policy.
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  • Policy updates
    • Please review the “Last Updated” legend at the top of this page to determine when this Privacy Policy was last amended. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will become effective on the “Last Updated” date indicated above. By using the Site or providing information to us following such changes, you will have accepted the amended Privacy Policy. If Sharp Shots is going to use Personal Data collected through the Site in a manner materially different from that stated at the time of collection, then Sharp Shots will notify users via email and/or by posting a notice on Sharp Shot’s Site for 30 days prior to such use or by other means as required by law.
  • Who to contact?
    1. Contact Daniel Spibey on email info@sharpshotsphotoclub.com 

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