Privacy policy

Beautiful Light respects the privacy of website users.

Beautiful Light is based in the UK and uses and retains information for business and professional purposes in line with UK data protection regulations. Beautiful Light may use Google Analytics. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information by using cookies on users’ computers. This information is helps create usage reports. Google stores this information. Google’s privacy policy is available here ( I also use Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter for social media purposes. Their individual privacy policies are available on their websites.

Personal information;

Beautiful Light will only collect name, email address and where appropriate work/mobile phone number of the Data Subject (client) in order to facilitate processing in relation to that Data Subjects (clients) photographic commission. On no occasion is any health, financial or other personal information asked for or collected. By commissioning Beautiful Light you agree to the use of the photographs (not your personal data) on Beautiful Light’s social media platforms and any promotional material generated for the promotion of Beautiful Light.

Beautiful Light will only use personal information to:

1) Provide specifically requested information (i.e. answer your e-mails or contact you when necessary)

2) Send you communications I think may interest you.

3) Carry out legitimate business that may include providing communications services for others, consultancy and advisory services, education, training and preparing information with a view to publication.

Please inform Beautiful Light if you do not wish to receive any of these communications.


Consent is sought wherever and whenever possible and required. However, some information may be held for journalistic purposes (this will be clarified when the Data Protection Bill completes its passage through Parliament, which will establish the exemption covering journalism, literature and art) where consent is not required.


Beautiful Light will only disclose personal information where they are required to do so by law.

Information security;

Beautiful Light takes reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of personal data. All information provided is stored on secure (password and firewall-protected) servers and devices.

Beautiful Light cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

Data protection policy amendments;

Beautiful Light may update this policy from time to time by posting revisions here. Please check here occasionally for any changes.

User rights;

Users may request copies of personal information held by Beautiful Light, subject to providing appropriate evidence of identity – such as a copy of the photo pages of a passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus a copy of a utility bill showing your current address. Beautiful Light may withhold information within legal limits. By e-mailing Beautiful Light, you authorise Beautiful Light to retain such personal information within the scope of current legislation.

Other websites;

Beautiful Light accepts no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of other websites.

Updating information;

Please inform Beautiful Light if personal information needs correcting or updating.


Queries about this policy and data retention should be sent by email to

The data controller is Emma J Smith. (Beautiful Light)