John Watson photography complies with current GDPR and Data protection legislations..


We use the information collected mostly to provide you with the services you requested from us and to support our legitimate interests in operating our business. We will use the information you provided to enable us to create galleries, to communicate with our clients, to facilitate payment and order processing and any other services requested. We may need to share this information with third party service providers in order to provide the services (such as emailing a client). When we need to share information, we take the steps to ensure that only the necessary information is shared, and the information is protected and being used in accordance with current GDPR and Data protection legislations.


We use cookies for this website to improve the user’s experience and comply with the EU’s GDPR General Data Protection Regulation legislation, the DPA (Data Protection Act) and the PECR (Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations).


You can control how cookies are used by setting your cookie settings on your devise, they are small files thats installed in your browser and it allow websites to find out more about your internet use, which helps us understand your visitor habits and helps with our marketing activity. This data is used by Google analytic which complies with GDPR.


John Watson photography will not send unsolicited email marketing and adopts an opp-in policy which complies with current GDPR regulations.


We embed contact forms on my website to collect data private data which is processed through a secure online connection. Your enquiry is also stored on a secure server operated by TAVE which complies with all current GDPR legislations. By completing this contact form you agree to John Watson photography contacting you about your enquiry. You will not be added to a mailing lists. We will only be contact you in relation to this enquiry.


We create an online gallery for clients using Pixieset. They collect your email address, business name, business website. To use the Services, Pixieset collect the information you voluntarily provided through your Account, including information clients share with them (email addresses, names). For Clients who use the store functionalities in Pixieset gallery, they collect the information Clients provide during checkout. More details on their privacy policy can be found here-


We may use photos taken by John Watson photography to display on our website, galleries, brochures, magazine, blogs, etc. These photos will lawfully be used for marketing purposes. The rights of the people captured in these photographs are protected. Any client or wedding guest who wishes to withdraw consent of a photograph in which they appear in to be displayed can do so by emailing


We retains the right to publish images made during events we photograph on most social media networks, however we will also comply with any requests for privacy from Client or guests. To request removal of these photos, email


Data may be shared with the following third party service. We only share the minimum data necessary to operate our business and all companies comply with current GDPR and Data protection legislations.

Tave (business management software)

Pixieset (gallery and Website supplier)

Google (email supplier)


John Watson Photography


TEL- 07805996563

ADDRESS- 4 Lancaster Road, Southampton, UK, SO16 5DP