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Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy

Privacy and Personal Data Policy

This policy explains the types of personal data we (Carmarthen Camera Centre) may collect about you when you interact with us. We collect and process data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, EU, 2016/679). We do not disclose data to any third parties unless disclosure is necessary for the fulfilment of a service; you have specifically given consent for a particular service, or we have a legitimate interest in disclosing data. Instances in which we do disclose data to third parties are outlined below.

If you have any questions not answered in this policy, please Contact Us.


Our Legal Basis for processing personal data

Under the General Data. Protection. The regulation we rely on, following legal basis for processing your data:

Consent – We Will ask your consent for marketing to you via email or post. If you consent, we can collect and process your data for this purpose.

Contract – We sometimes need to collect and process your personal data in order to fulfil a contract with you, for example an order. We will also collect and process your data on this basis if you’ve asked us to provide a quote.

Legal – We are obliged to process some personal data to comply with the law. If you placed an order with us we must retain some personal data for at least six years to comply with the Sales of Goods act 1982, Consumer Rights Act 2015 and HMRC Guidance.

Legitimate interests – We collect and process some personal data to pursue any necessary interests, in a way you would reasonably expect as a part of the running of our business. Specifically, we analyse information on our customers and their orders to provide new products or services. We also record CCTV images for security in our score, to protect our customers, colleagues, premises and assets from crime. This is the only legitimate interest we rely on.


The Kind of personal data we collect

Depending on your interaction with us we may collect and process all or some of the following information;

When you visit our website;

Activity on our website – this is gathered by the use of cookies in your web browser. Learn more about our use of cookies;

Computer IP address.


When you order from us on your website or in-store (including trade-in)


Address Details;

Phone Number;

Email address;

Marketing Preferences Order History.


When you visit in-store

Your image may be recorded on CCTV.


If we have to perform a credit check (for rental agreements or finance applications) or fraud checks



Credit History;

Employment Status;

Copies of ID (Physical or Digital).


How we protect your personal data

The entire checkout process for the Carmarthen Camera Centre website is to help on a secure serving using a verified SSL (Secure Socket Layer) system for transferring data. If you click on the small padlock symbol at the top of the browser screen, next to the URL, web address, you will be taken to the sites security certificate.

If you have any concerns regarding the security of the site, please contact us.


With whom we share the personal data

Sometimes we need to share your personal data with trusted third parties. In these instances, your data will only be used for the exact purpose we specify, will be transferred and stored securely, and will be delated or rendered anonomous if we stop working with that third party.

Examples of the third parties with whom we share data are:

Payment-Processing services,

Delivery Couriers and Postal Services,

Email Marketing Service providers,

Event ticketing services,

Marketing mailing houses,

Customer Service Management Systems,

Companies who show you personalised content on our website and in emails,

Social Media Platforms such as Facebook and Instagram,

Marketing companies who analyse our customer data,

Product review companies,

Manufacturers, if you request quotes for support, or return an item for repair by them we will share your address and purchase details with them,

Camera Repair companies or their agents if we arrange a repair on your behalf,

survey companies if you follow a link and fill in a questionnaire.


Please be assured that we treat your information according to applicable data protection regulations (including GDPR) and security standards and will only ever share your information with trusted parties who adhere to the same levels of data protection and security measures.


How long we keep your data

We will only keep your data for as long as it is needed. After that we’ll either delete it completely or render it anonymous, removing personal data but keeping information such as an order amount for business analysis.

If you contact us for a quote and you don’t consent to marketing, we’ll keep your data for a year in case you wish to proceed with the quote.


If you order from us, we’ll keep your data for six years in order to comply with legal obligations. You can request that some of this is removed sooner – see below. After six years we will remove your data unless you have consented to marketing.


Your rights over personal data:

You have the right to;

Access your personal data, free of charge.

Have your personal data rectified if out of data or incorrect.

Have personal data erased, unless that would conflict with our legal obligations.

Withdraw consent for us to use personal data, if you have previously given consent.

Object to us processing your personal data and or stop us using data for direct marketing.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.


How to stop us using your personal data for direct marketing

You can opt-out of our mailing lists at any time in the following ways,

Email Marketing – Click the ‘Unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of any marketing email we send or contact us with your request.

Please note, you may continue to receive marketing from us for a short period after opting out. We will provide you with more detailed processing times should you make such a request.


How to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

If you are unhappy with our use of personal data you have the right to lodge a complaint with the information Commissioners Office (ICO).

The ICO’s contact details can be found on the ICO website.


About our use of Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are minute text files stored on your computer when you visit certain web pages. At Carmarthen Cameras we use cookies to keep track of the items in your basket and to remember you when you return to our site. To place an order on this website you need to have cookies enabled. If you don’t wish to enable cookies, you can browse the site but you may be unable to place an order.

Most web browsers have default settings that allow cookies to be stored. However, under the “Managing Your Cookies” section below, we explain how to disable or enable cookies, should you wish to change your settings.

It should be noted that cookies cannot harm your computer. Furthermore, we do not store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in any cookie we create. We use encrypted information gathered from the cookies to help improve your experience of this site. For example, they help us to identify and resolve errors, or determine relevant related products to show you when browsing our site.

We have relationships with carefully selected and monitored suppliers who may also set cookies during your visit to be used for marketing purposes. The principal purpose of such a cookie is to show you different products and services based on what you appear to be interested in. If you would like to opt-out from the storing of such cookies, please go to the Network Advertising Initiative website.

If you would like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit

Please note that we are not responsible for the content of external websites that are linked to our website.


About the cookies we set

To make full use of the online shopping and personalised features on this website your computer, tablet, or mobile device will need to accept cookies, as we can only provide you with certain personalised features of this website by using them.

The cookies we set do not store sensitive information such as your name, address, or payment details; they simply hold an anonymous ‘key’ that, once you're signed in, is associated with this information. However, if you would prefer to restrict, block, or delete cookies from this website, you can use your browser to do so. See the Managing Your Cookies section for help.

Here’s a list of cookies we use, and what we use them for:

1st Party Cookies;

3rd Party Cookies.


Managing Your Cookies

If cookies aren’t enabled on your computer, it will mean that your shopping experience on our website will be limited to browsing and researching; you may not be able to add products to your basket and buy them.

All recent versions of popular browsers give users a level of control over cookies. Users can set their browsers to accept or reject all, or certain cookies. Users can also set their browsers to prompt them each time a cookie is offered. The instructions for changing your cookie settings are different for each type andf version of the browser.


To disable or change settings of your cookies:

If you are not sure of the type and version of the browser you use to access the web.

For PCs: Clock Help at the top of your browser window and select the ‘about’ option.

For Macs: With the browser open, clock on the Apple Menu and select the ‘about option’.

Instructions on how to disable or change the settings of cookies on your type and browser are available


Your Privacy

Please be assured that the data contained in the cookie is used in these adverts is completely anonymous and doesn’t contain any of your personal information or details. We also work with Google to place adverts in a similar way on sites, in their search engine and on YouTube – you can see more information about their use of data at

Disabling these adverts

We would like to continue to display content that is relevant to you; however, you can choose to opt-out of this type of advertising permanently at

Please note that if you also delete your cookies as well as choosing to opt-out, we will no longer know that you have opted out, so banners from Google may reappear when you visit other selected websites.

You may wish to visit the Your Online Choices Website to learn more about the cookies on your device set by other companies and opt-out of them if you wish.