Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Website privacy policy
This privacy policy sets out how Davitt Photography uses and protects any information that you give Davitt Photography when you use this website, or interact with us in any other way.

Davitt Photography is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Davitt Photography may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You may check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25th May 2018.

Who we are
Our registered address is:
Davitt Photography, 8 Orby Court, The Gallops, Leopardstown, Dublin 18, Ireland.

You can contact us by writing to that address or by emailing us at

Personal Data
Our website can be used without the collection of personal data. Any personal data such as your name, address or e-mail address may be collected on a strictly voluntary basis via our contact page. We will never sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

What data do we collect on our website
We collect the following information from you:

  • Your name (if provided voluntarily)
  • Your contact information (if provided voluntarily)
  • Your consent to receive occasional emails from us (if provided voluntarily)
  • Your email address

What we do with the information we gather from our website
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • To respond to a query submitted via email.

What information do we collect in relation to business transactions
Upon initiation of a contracted service or sale, we may request the following information:

  • Your name.
  • Your contact information including email address.
  • You registered business/company No.
  • Any account details, you wish to disclose as necessary to facilitate any payment obligations.
  • Your emails to us and other information that you give us in relation to the work that we perform for you or vice versa.
  • Your explicit consent to the processing of data listed for the purposes outlined below in relation to business transactions.

What we do with the information we gather in relation to business transactions
The processing of supplied data is necessary for the following reasons

  • The performance of a contract to which you are a party.
  • In order to take steps at the request of you prior to entering into a contract.
  • compliance with a legal obligation, other than that imposed by contract.
  • Internal record keeping such as financial accounting and general correspondence.
  • We may use the information to notify you of our services.

Data Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online, or by any other method. Access to data is protected by password security systems and is limited solely to the owner of the business. Data backups are encrypted and stored off-site.

Data Accuracy
The contact data you provide us will form the basis of the data we enter into our accounting system. Should your contact details change or require to be amended this will be done upon request from you, via email or written correspondence.

Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information for marketing purposes by opting out of such communications.

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us or emailing us via the Contact link on our website.

We will never sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you by writing to us or emailing us via the contact page on our website.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Your rights
On making an access request in writing or via email you are entitled to:

  • a copy of your contact details and other pertinent information you have supplied.
  • know the categories of the data and the required purpose/s for processing it.
  • know the identity of those to whom you disclose the data.
  • know the source of the data, unless it is contrary to public interest.
  • know the logic involved in automated decisions.
  • data held in the form of opinions, except where such opinions were given in confidence and even in such cases where the person’s fundamental rights suggest that they should access the data in question it should be given.
  • You also have the right to have any inaccurate information rectified or erased, to have personal data taken off a direct marketing or direct mailing list. Any request under this section will be responded to in under 40 days.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Facebook plugin

You can find plugins of the social network Facebook located on the bottom of each page on our website. Its provider is Facebook Inc, based in the USA, California 94025, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park. The Facebook logo on our site indicates the Facebook plugin. 

On our website, we use the plugin to establish a direct connection to the Facebook server. Should you click on the Facebook logo button if Facebook, you will then switch to their page through your browser. For Facebook, this means that you can use our website with your IP address to access their website. With a click on the Facebook "Like-Button" you will link contents of our website with your profile on Facebook. Facebook may associate your visit to our site with your account. We have no knowledge of what content is transmitted to Facebook and how Facebook uses it.

For more information on Facebook data collection and use, please refer to the Facebook Privacy Policy, which can be found at Simply log out of your Facebook account beforehand, should you want to prevent your visit on our website from being associated with your Facebook profile.

Instagram Plugin

We also include functions of the online service, Instagram, on our website. The provider of these functions is Instagram Inc. located in the USA, CA 94025, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park.

The Instagram button allows you to connect to your Instagram account when visiting our pages, provided you are logged in on Instagram. Instagram receives the information about your visit to our website and can associate this visit with your Instagram profile. We have no knowledge about the content of the transmitted data, nor of its use by Instagram.

For more information about Instagram's data collection and use, please see the Instagram Privacy Policy at

Twitter plugin

We also use functions of Twitter on our website. Twitter is operated by Twitter Inc, a US company based in the USA, San Francisco, CA 94103, 1355 Market St, Suite 900.

The main function of Twitter is the "Tweet function". If you use these via our website, a link will be established with your Twitter account. Data may be exchanged with other users and data may be transmitted to Twitter. We have no knowledge of the data sent to Twitter.

Further information about Twitter can be found at There you will find the detailed data protection statement of Twitter. Twitter offers the opportunity to design your own data protection settings at

Linkedin plugin

We also use functions of the service, LinkedIn, on our website. Linkedin is operated by LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Attn: Legal Dept. (Privacy Policy and User Agreement) Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland

The main function of Linkedin is the "Linkedin function". If you use this via our website, a link will be established with your LinkedIn account. Data may be exchanged with other users and data may be transmitted to Linkedin. We receive and have no information about the content of the data sent to LinkedIn, nor are we informed of its use.

Find out more about these questions at There you will find the detailed data protection statement of LinkedIn. The LinkedIn platform offers the opportunity to design your own data protection via your user account settings.

WeTransfer Digital Transfer Facility

We also use functions of the service, WeTransfer, in relation to the digital transfer of files to you as part of any business contract. WeTransfer is operated by WeTransfer B.V., Oostelijke Handelskade 751, 1019 BW Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Digital files that are being issued to you in the performance of a business contract are uploaded, stored and made available to download by the recipient (i.e. You) only on WeTransfer’s servers for a limited period of time and will expire and be deleted automatically after 7 days. The process is secured by WeTransfer’s Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure systems which encrypt files through the upload and download process. You will be notified of the expiration date in the confirmation email sent to you by WeTransfer. If files sent to you via WeTransfer are not downloaded within the time period, WeTransfer will permanently delete the files and will not be available nor retrievable anymore. Should this occur and you wish to have the files retransmitted, please notify us accordingly.

WeTransfer’s Privacy Statement can be found at There you will find the detailed data protection statement of WeTransfer.

General Cookies

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive or other data storage device. Once you agree, the file is added. Cookies allow websites to respond to you as an individual. The website can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use two cookies which are essential to the running of this site. One stores the viewer's choice regarding the setting of cookies (this lasts for 1 year unless deleted by the user via their browser settings), and the other is a session cookie which allows use of the functionality of site for the duration of that browser session, at the end of which it is deleted. Neither cookie allows any tracking or analytics.

If you continue to use the site, these cookies will be set.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies using the slide-up panel at the bottom of our website. You can change your preferences at any time by clicking on the Cookies link in the footer which will redisplay the slide-up panel.

Third-party Cookies

We also use cookies to track the use of our website (e.g. to identify which pages are being used). These are set by a third party service such as Google Analytics. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our websites in order to tailor them to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website and service by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.