Privacy Policy

Referring to Polly Rusyn Photography and Street Club

Who am I?

I am a Photographer and Workshop Leader and my name is Polly Rusyn, trading as Polly Rusyn Photography. My portfolio website address is; my blog address is; my Street Club Meetup page is at  As a sole trader I am also the designated Designated Protection Officer (DPO)

Data that is collected

Contact form on my website

Name and email address 

Contract for a photoshoot

Name, email address and telephone number (saved in Google Drive)


Name, address, email address and telephone number (saved in Zoho Books accounting software - password protected, and on my computer hard drive - password protected)

Blog comments on my "Journal" website 

Data provided by you, your IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Weekender workshops

Name, address, email address, telephone number, next of kin, next of kin contact details, dietary requirements, travel insurance details.

How long I retain your data


Your data will be stored for a minimum of 1 year (for tax return purposes) and a maximum of 10 years unless you wish your data to be deleted after 1 year. If you prefer for your data to be deleted after 1 year simply use the form below and write DELETE MY DATA AFTER ONE YEAR and I will delete your data at the designated time. 

Workshops via

Regular events: I have no access to any data you may have provided Meetup with when you signed up. Please refer to privacy policy here: I only have email addresses of those of you who have emailed me personally at or thereby volunteering your email contact details.

Weekender events: Any personal information gathered via Google Forms or Survey Monkey for Weekenders will be used only for the duration of the Weekender and deleted afterwards. 

If you no longer wish for me to contact you about anything at all simply use the form below and write PLEASE UNSUBSCRIBE ME and I will remove your from my mailing list.


1. I respect your choices and will inform you if there are important changes that affect your personal information or how I use it

2. I give you control of the personal information I hold about you to make sure it is accurate and reflects how you want to be communicated with

3. I make sure your personal information is always secure and protected

4. I am fair and transparent about how I use the personal information

5. I will only ever use your personal information for the purpose that you trusted me to use it for

6. I promise that I will only ask for or collect the personal information I need to provide you with my services 

7. I will never sell your personal information and only share it with your permission

8. I take responsibility for the personal information that I hold

Date created: 24 May 2018

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