1.0 Our core beliefs regarding user privacy and data protection
User privacy and data protection are human rights
We have a duty of care to the people within our data
Data is a liability, it should only be collected and processed when absolutely necessary
We loathe spam as much as you do!
We will never sell, rent or otherwise distribute or make public your personal information
2.0 Relevant legislation
Along with our business and internal computer systems, this website is designed to comply with the following national and international legislation with regards to data protection and user privacy:
This site’s compliance with the above legislation, all of which are stringent in nature, means that this site is likely compliant with the data protection and user privacy legislation set out by many other countries and territories as well. If you are unsure about whether this site is compliant with your own country of residences’ specific data protection and user privacy legislation you should contact our data protection officer (details of whom can be found in section 9.0) for clarification.
3.0 Personal information that this website collects and why we collect it
This website collects and uses personal information for the following reasons:
3.1 Site visitation tracking
Like most websites, this site uses Google Analytics (GA) to track user interaction. We use this data to determine the number of people using our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the website.
Although GA records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us. GA also records your computer’s IP address which could be used to personally identify you but Google do not grant us access to this. We consider Google to be a third party data processor (see section 7.0 below).
Disabling cookies on your internet browser will stop GA from tracking any part of your visit to pages within this website.
If you wish to disable your cookies, please follow this guide.
3.2 Our blog
Our website and blog may contain Google Ads and Apple Smart Banners . These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.
3.3 Contact forms and email links
Should you choose to contact us using the contact form on our Contact us page or an email link like this one, none of the data that you supply will be stored by this website or passed to / be processed by any of the third party data processors defined in section 7.0. Instead the data will be collated into an email and sent to us over the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). Our own SMTP servers are protected by TLS (sometimes known as SSL) meaning that the email content is encrypted using SHA-2, 256-bit cryptography before being sent across the internet. The email content is then decrypted by our local computers and devices. However, not all mail servers are secured in such a way. Therefore, we would suggest that you always consider email as an insecure medium and not include personal, confidential or otherwise sensitive information within an email.
4.0 How we store your personal information
If you submit a message via the contact form on this website some personal information will be stored withing this website’s database. This is currently the only occasion where personal data will be stored. This data is will be stored in an identifiable fashion and should you want your data removed, you should email us so we can remove your data from our database. (see 7.0).
5.0 Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
6.0 About this website’s server
This website is hosted by Media Temple within the United States.
As per Media Temples security page here are some of the data centre’s more notable security features:
“All Media Temple servers are in secure data centers, staffed 24/7/365 with certified technicians and armed security. And at our L.A. headquarters, our team guards our networks from new hacks, botnets, and phishing scams. There’s no safer place to keep your valuable data than Media Temple.”
7.0 Our third party data processors
We use a number of third parties to process personal data on our behalf. These third parties have been carefully chosen and all of them comply with the legislation set out in section 2.0. All 3 of these third parties are based in the USA and are EU-U.S Privacy Shield compliant.
8.0 Data Breaches
We will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any of our third party data processors to any and all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.
9.0 Data Controller
The data controller of this website is: Italy Wedding Celebrant, whose registered office is:
Italy Wedding Celebrant,
And whose operating office is:
Italy Wedding Celebrant,
10.0 Data Protection Officer
Italy Wedding Celebrant,
11.1 Change log
– Created 4 March 2019