Privacy Policy

Kelly Barnes Portraits is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data I collect from you, or that you provide to me, will be processed by me, and forms part of my Terms of Service. 

This privacy policy applies to any information acquired by and/or provided to Kelly Barnes Portraits, including but not limited to information provided through use of the website, over the phone, during the course of online orders, through enquiries or by the completion of any request for information. This privacy policy details how I collect, store and use your information. Kelly Barnes Portraits may change this policy at any point by updating this page. This policy is effective from 6th August 2018.

Personal Information Collection: The personal information you disclose to Kelly Barnes Portraits via the online contact form, telephone or email gives me consent to the collection, storage and processing of information in the manner described in this policy. Personal information may include name, email address, home address, photographs, contact number and similar information that identifies you. I do not sell or rent personal information to other organisations. 

The information you submit to Kelly Barnes Portraits will be kept confidential and secure once received. I will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Data Retention: Any personal photographs that have been used to complete a drawing or data that has been sent to me will be kept indefinitely and securely on file as a record of work completed. I will also retain other minimal data indefinitely, i.e. copies of invoices for tax and recordpurposes. Images of finished work may be used as examples on my website and social media sites and will be kept indefinitely. I am able to remove these or not publish these images if that is your preference. In this instance, please let me know via email at

Use of Information: I may use information held about you to contact you to discuss your enquiry or order, to  notify you about changes to the site, goods and/or services, to notify you about special offers or promotions, for postal purposes (this may include name, delivery address, email address and telephone number). If you do not want me to use your information in these ways, please contact me at

Your Rights: You have the right to ask me not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by contacting me at

How I Protect Your Information: The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although I will do my best to protect your personal data, I cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to and/or through the website. Once I have received your information, I will use security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. 

Transaction Information
Online payments: Kelly Barnes Portraits does not see or record any online payment transactions, this is handled through Pay Pal. Pay Pal’s Privacy Policy will explain how they collect, retain, process, share and transfer your personal data when you visit its site or use its services. To check the details of this policy please visit

Bank transfers: No personal information is recorded using this option as I supply the necessary details to the customer in order for the customer to complete the payment.

Cheque payments: All payments made by cheque are forwarded securely on to the bank or post office of my choice. No records or copies of cheques are held physically or electronically. 

Privacy Policy Changes: I reserve the right, at my discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions from this policy at any time. Your continued use of my site following the posting of any changes to this policy means that you accept such changes. However, if at any time in the future I plan to use personal information in a way that differs from what is outlined in this policy; users will be notified prior to this. Notice will be displayed prominently on the website or circulated by email. At this time I will provide you with the opportunity to opt-out of these uses.

Cookies: These are pieces of information that may be placed on your computer by a website for the purpose of facilitating and enhancing your communication and interaction with that website. Many websites use cookies for these purposes. I may use cookies to customise your visit to my site and for other purposes to make your visit more convenient or to enable me to enhance my service. You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies on your computer or remove them from your browser by adjusting your web browser preferences, in which case you may still use my site, but it may interfere with some of its functionality. Data gathered will not identify you personally. It is strictly statistical data about my visitors and how they used my resources on the site. No identifying personal information will be shared at any time via cookies. I do not use cookies to retrieve information from your computer for purposes that are unrelated to my site or your interaction. I use a third-party site measurement service to measure site traffic – SiteWit Analytics. I may use information (not including name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visit to this site in order to help Kelly Barnes Portraits improve the site’s content and navigation.

For questions or concerns relating to this privacy policy, I can be contacted at