Privacy Policy

Pursuant to European Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27th April 2016, on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data (in short “GDPR”)

 

PhotoSì S.p.A Unipersonale (hereinafter referred to as “PhotoSì”), in the person of its legal representative pro-tempore, in his capacity as Data Controller of the personal data collected directly from the person concerned, provides you with this information notice in accordance with Article 13, GDPR (in short “Information notice”).  

In any case, the logical and physical security of the data and, in general, the confidentiality of the personal data processed will be ensured by taking all the necessary suitable technical and organizational measures to ensure their security.

 

Data Controller’s identity and contact details

PhotoSì S.p.A

Registered office in via Carpegna 22,

Riccione (47838 - RN)

Tax code and VAT number 03550860401

Tel 0541/609903 – privacy@photosi.com

 

Purposes of personal data processing and legal basis

Your personal data will be processed:

(i) without your mandatory consent for the following purposes:

  • online account registration on the PhotoSì website, App PhotoSì membership, order management, purchases, sales and delivery of products and monitoring, customer service management, payment management, management of returns and repairs, management of contacts with customers, voucher and discount management;  
  • administrative-accounting management and related obligations (issuance of receipts, invoices, preparation of payments), possible protection of credit positions, and defence before the courts;
  • internal statistics, business analysis and economic management, as well as sending advertising of similar products based on the contact data provided upon signing the contract, with the right to immediate erasure on request;

The above processing modes comply respectively with the following legal bases:

  • fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures, meeting a request by the interested party –condition of lawfulness of Article 6, letter b) GDPR;
  • legal obligation to which the Data Controller is subject – condition of lawfulness Article 6, letter c) GDPR – or for the assessment, the exercise or the defence of a right in judicial proceedings;
  • pursuit of a legitimate interest of the Data Controller – condition of lawfulness of Article 6, letter f) GDPR – related to the improvement of business operations and market surveys, to the improvement of the services provided to its customers, direct marketing and customer loyalty.

 

The provision of the data marked in the form with (*), for the purposes referred to in the previous section (i), is mandatory and the lack of data and/or any express refusal to process the data will make it impossible for the Data Controller to implement the contract or the pre-contractual measures, and it will make it impossible for the interested party to fulfil the obligation, which might even result in the penalties provided for by the legal system.  

 

(ii) with your prior consent (Article 7, GDPR) for the following purposes:

  • various types of marketing activities, including the promotion of products and services, the distribution of posters and information and promotional material, the sending of newsletters and commercial communications by e-mail, invitations, vouchers also relating to PhotoSì partners;
  • profiling activities of various kinds, including behavioural analysis for promotional purposes, the creation of lists for promotional purposes, commercial communication, and the sending of newsletters, the creation of profiles for the provision of targeted and customized services for customers’ needs.

 

The provision of data for the purposes referred to in the previous section (ii) is optional, with the result that you may decide not to give your consent or to revoke it at any time. For these processing modes automated processes are used through the use of software that require in any case the human decision-making intervention aimed at avoiding unwanted consequences for the interested party, always and in any case limited to receiving communications from the Data Controller.   

 

Categories of recipients of personal data

For the purposes referred to in the previous paragraph, the personal data you have provided may be transferred or made accessible to:

  1. employees and collaborators of the Data Controller, in their capacity as authorized data processing staff (or the so called “individuals in charge of processing”);  
  2. third parties who carry out outsourcing activities on behalf of the Data Controller, in their capacity as Data Processors, including:  
    • providers of services to manage the information system and telecommunications networks, as well as the company in charge of the e-commerce management, providers of services to manage the filing of paper and/or computerized documentation, providers of services to manage customer assistance activities, including websites (e.g. call centres, help desks, etc.), providers of services to manage commercial communication activities;
    • freelancers, offices or companies in the field of assistance and consultancy relationships, also for the control of the company organizational management;
    • banks and credit and insurance institutions to carry out economic activities (payments/collections), and insurance activities;
    • persons who carry out checks, audits and the certification of the activities carried out by PhotoSì S.p.a., also in the interest of customers;
  1. judicial or supervisory authorities, administrations, public bodies and authorities (both national and foreign ones);

The complete updated list of the Data Processors is available upon written request to the address privacy@photosi.com.

 

Storage and transfer of personal data abroad

The management and storage of personal data occur on Cloud and on servers located inside and outside the European Union owned by and/or available for the Data Controller and/or third-party companies in charge of that, duly appointed as Data Processors.  

The transfer of data abroad to non-EU countries occurs exclusively in the context of the management of information systems for requirements strictly related to the performance of business activities and, in any case, in compliance with the provisions contained in Chapter V, GDPR.

Your personal data will not be disclosed.

 

Storage period for personal data

Personal data collected for the purposes indicated in the previous paragraph (c), section (i) will be processed and stored for the entire duration of any contractual relationship established.

 

From the date of termination of this relationship, for any reason or cause, the data will be stored for the duration of the limitation period applicable ex lege, that is 10 years.

While pictures and photographs are processed for the period of time necessary for their processing and stored for the period of 1 month, after which they are automatically deleted and destroyed, unless otherwise specified (for example by storing a project in your reserved area).  

The personal data collected for the purposes indicated in the previous paragraph (c), section (ii) will be processed and stored for the time necessary to fulfil such purposes and, in any case, for a period of no more than 24 months for marketing and no more than 12 months for profiling from the date in which we will receive your consent.

After this storage period, the data will be destroyed or anonymised.

 

Exercisable rights

In compliance with the provisions of Chapter III, Section I, GDPR, you may exercise the rights indicated therein, and more specifically:

  • Right of access - To obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the following information: the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the storage period, the recipients to whom these can be disclosed (Article 15, GDPR).
  • Right to rectification - To obtain, without undue delay, the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you and have incomplete personal data completed (Article 16, GDPR).
  • Right to erasure - To obtain, without undue delay, the erasure of the personal data concerning you, in the cases provided for by the GDPR (Article 17, GDPR).
  • Right to restriction of processing - To obtain restriction of processing in the cases provided for by the GDPR (Article 18, GDPR).
  • Right to data portability - To receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance, in the cases provided for by the GDPR (Article 18, GDPR).
  • Right to object - To object to processing of personal data concerning you unless the controller demonstrates compelling legitimate grounds for the processing (Article 21, GDPR)
  • Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority - To lodge a complaint with the Authority for the protection of personal data, Piazza di Montecitorio 121, 00186, Rome (RM).


You may exercise these rights by simply sending a request per e-mail to the Data Controller’s address privacy@photosi.com.

How to design a Wedding Album: 5 mistakes to avoid



Designing a professional wedding album is one of the most important and complicated phases of the photography process. Not only does it take a lot of time (and who has it?) but also a lot of attention to detail: a small oversight, in fact, can ruin the outcome.

Imagine you have captured the emotions of that special day with your photographs, you’ve chosen - together with your clients - a handcrafted design cover that enhance the elegance of your images and then, flipping through the album, you realize you’ve cut the groom’s head off. Disaster.

Not following the trim indications may seem a rookie mistake but it often happens. Flipping through hundreds of pages per day we’ve gathered the 5 things not to do when you design a professional wedding album:

1. Beheading 

Cutting off the heads of the bride and groom or the guests is not nice. However, it is common to not take into account the trim area or to insert a full spread photo and place the couple’s faces exactly on the crease with a macabre result.

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Tip:
always activate the trim area while placing your images; in our online editor AE Veloce it’s always visible and marked in red to discourage you from taking up the career of a professional executioner.

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2. Dalì style post-production

The surrealism path is not the one to follow when you want to design a wedding album that tells events which are related to each other, even visually.
When it’s not coherent, post-production becomes chaotic and disconnected as if the pages were telling different stories. To give uniformity it is essential to create a chromatic harmony that connects all of your images.

Tip: to visually connect the images, highlight the colors that are in harmony with each other, while to create a coherent storytelling, page after page, use nuances and backgrounds.

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3. Using standard layout

The layout, along with your images, defines your photography style. Creating a custom layout with shades and backgrounds helps you differentiate your work from your colleagues. Let yourself get inspired by our styles.

Tip: To save time, create a layout to start from and customize it following your style and the one of your photos. In AE Veloce you can find many layouts and tools to make it in your image and likeness.

4. Telling a confusing and boring story..

If an album is a story, it has to be a good one: pleasant and easy to read. If you don’t want to bore your readers it’s important to give rhythm and movement to the design; you can achieve this by telling the most salient and emotional moments of the wedding day.

Tip: follow the stages of the ceremony to tell a coherent and interesting story. In addition, you can alternate full-page photos and reportage photos or even fade the images in to create movement and softness.

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5. ...or too detailed

When it comes to design, less is more: cramming the spaces with details and colors in contrast with the chosen style weighs down the reading. A clean background - white, black or a full color that recalls the environment - helps create the right harmony.

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Tip: white is your friend, use it to give images space to breathe.

 

Now that you know what you shouldn’t do to design a professional album, you’re ready to use our online design software AE Veloce, where you find all the tools to express your creativity and create a distinctive style. It’s so easy and intuitive that you can’t go wrong! But if you really don’t like the design process, we have a team of expert graphic designers who will do it for you, gladly and for free - for now!


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Frames to tell a special story with your photographs
Photography doesn't stop: put your work to good use

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Album Epoca Team
Album Epoca Team

Album Epoca offers business solutions for professional photographers and produce handmade Albums, professional Photo Books, Matted Prints, Frames, Panels and Canvas prints that embody Made in Italy quality.

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