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GDPR – The Photographer and personal data

After four years of debate, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was ratified by the European Union and will now become law from 25 May 2018. The regulation purpose is to establish one single set of data protection rules across the whole of Europe. Organisations and businesses outside the EU are subject to this regulation when they collect data concerning any citizen of the EU (and the UK after Brexit). GDPR is designed to give individuals better control over their personal data held by organisations
 
This is by no means a definitive guide and is just the first part. It does not even attempt to cover all scenarios or information.  You can read the whole 99 articles from here: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr   and  here:  https://gdpr-info.eu/
 

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Selling on social media

Selling on social media is now becoming the norm. For small, often locally-facing, photography businesses they are super challenging to maintain. They are becoming less and less common, as other methods of selling become more popular.  The alternatives in this digital age are obvious and prolific in terms of their reach and choice. But how can you make them work to your advantage? Where should you put your energy?

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