LL is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected and not kept for any longer than is necessary. We do not share your information with others, unless required by law. We treat your information confidentiality.
What we collect when you register when entering the LL competition is:
By using our website, sending emails or online forms and telephone conversations we will be able to collect some information to conduct our business and provide our services to you as well as to satisfy any legal, reporting or accounting requirements. We might collect:
Country of residence
We do not hold any payment details other than the amount you paid, when you paid it and the transaction ID. All other details are dealt with by PayPal.
We do not collect any information of any person under 18 years of age or any sensitive data such as ethnicity, religious, sexual orientation, political opinions or any information about your health. If you are a minor, please be aware that you will need to use our services with the consent of your guardians.
What do we collect when you sign up to our News Updates email
We will ask you for your First Name, Last Name and email address. You have the right to unsubscribe at any time.
Why do we collect information?
If you contact us, visit our website or use our products and services, we may automatically store some details; this information helps us meet our customers’ needs and conduct business as usual.
What we do with your information
We are very serious about sharing any identifiable information to any third party; we do not sell or rent any of these details.
We do require your personal information when entering the competition so we can contact you about the status of your images. Your details might be passed on to any relevant parties associated with the competition, prizes or exhibition of your images.
If you are a winner, your name will be used in the copyright notice accompanying your image whenever used either by LL or by our partners.
We will not send out your email address to anyone outside of the LL judges and any partners of the exhibition. Sometimes we are asked by media outlets for contact details of winning photographers – in that situation we will only forward the request to the photographer concerned, but never reveal the email address to the requestor.
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.
Our competition database of entrant’s details, image uploads and winning image information is deleted permanently on an annual basis.
The only information kept for longer than 12 months is pertaining to the winning photographers and their images.
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Links to other websites
The LL website contains 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.
Controlling your personal information
If you have already entered the uw photography competition but wish to withdraw and have your details removed from our database, please just email us.