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privacy policy

At RISE we respect your privacy and personal data. This information will tell you how we will look after your data and ensure it is handled in a way which complies with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Data Protection Act 1998, and any other relevant legislation. We are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. In using this site and signing up to our services you are agreeing to the storage and use of your information by RISE and any 3rd party links.
This policy sets our how and why your data is stored. In this document, ‘we’ refers to RISE and its representatives. ‘You’ refers to visitors to our website and our customers.

When we collect your data:

When you subscribe to our membership services.

When you enquire by telephone

When you attend events

When you enter our monthly and annual awards

Why we collect your data.

We need to store and process your data if you make an enquiry, subscribe to our services or order products with us, this allows us to provide services requested from you, including membership, its benefits and information on events. These details will include your name, contact details, email address, phone number, payment details and other relevant information required for your enquiry and membership services.

How we keep your data?

We take great care in maintaining security on our site and systems and the day to day running of RISE.

We act in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (2016), the Data Protection Act (2018) and the Privacy and Electronic Regulations (2003)

Who has access to your data?

RISE is responsible for managing and accessing your personal data stored. This may be stored either on a password locked computer or a hard written file copy, securely stored.

Some of the services we use will also store a copy of your data. For example, our website and email provider at and the Imagefile If you send your details over a social media platform, that platform may keep a copy of your message. We do not sell or give your data to any third parties for their marketing purposes but by clicking our 3rd party links, you are also accepting their ‘Privacy Policy’ We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

Can you see what data we store about you?

You have the right to request details on any data we store about you. We can send a copy of your data to the email address you entered when using our services.


Cookies are small pieces of information stored on your computer or mobile devices.. In and of themselves they are harmless pieces of text that are locally stored and can easily be viewed and deleted.

Most websites, web applications and mobile applications use cookies to improve your user experience and deliver relevant ads to you.

We at RISE use cookies to improve the way our website works so that we can personalise your experience and allows you to use many of our useful features. For example to remember your preference when using our site.

Cookies do not contain any information that identifies you personally. If you choose to disable cookies, some features of our site may not operate properly and your online experience may be limited.

Members ‘Login’

‘Login In’ is necessary to access the ’Members Benefits’ only area of our site and is only accessed by RISE members who have a username and password.

Your Rights Under GDPR

You have the right to request the date stored

You have the right to request modification of your Data in the case of inaccuracy

You have the right to Erasure/Deletion

You have the right to Restrict Data Processing

You have the right to be Notified in a clear manner about the use of your data

You have the right to Complaint with a supervisory authority

Note these rights are not absolute and may be subject to our own

Use of your Images on our Website

Our website is used to post images, however this does not contain any personal information. It is purely a form of marketing in order to be seen by future clients who may use our photography services in the future.

How do you make a complaint about our use of your data?
The Information Commissioner’s’ Office (ICO). is the authority for data protection in the UK. If you have an unresolvable problem with us and our use of your data, they are who you should contact.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

RISE reserve the right to change or update this privacy policy from time to time without pior notice. Continued use of this site, constitutes for your acknowledgment and agreement to such amendments to this policy.

How to Contact us

If you have any questions regarding this policy, please email us at

Date Modified 09/05/2019

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