Privacy Policy

Privacy Notice

How and why I collect data and covering your choices.


Mike English of 1 Southcote Road, SE25 4RG (“I” /“me”), is a food and lifestyle photographer based in London working with some of the UK and World’s leading brands, magazines, publications, chefs and restaurants.

This notice outlines how and why I, the data controller, collect and use personal data specifically from visits to my websites and (“Websites”).

This notice also explains your rights as someone who may provide personal data to me through the Websites and how to exercise these rights.

I respect the privacy of users of my website and recognise that when you choose to provide me with information about you, you trust me to act in a responsible manner with that information. This privacy policy contains important information about how I use your personal data, it is important that you read this privacy notice together to ensure you are fully aware of how and why I am using your data. 


Contact information

If you click on any “contact me” link on the Website, I will collect your name and contact details (such as e-mail address, telephone number and postal address) in order to send marketing and other communications to you as well as to respond to any enquiries you make. By clicking on this link you are consenting to me using that information for this purpose. This consent is my legal basis for using the information in this way.

Where appropriate, I may transfer the contact information you provide to certain third party contractors (such as food stylists, prop stylists and art directors) so that they may contact you in connection with bookings.

Additionally, I must disclose information when I believe I am legally obliged to, or in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding prohibited activities, such as incidents of hacking, misuse, suspected fraud, or other prohibited activities or tax and accounting purposes.

I will not knowingly transfer your personal data outside of the European Economic Area (including the European Union).

If at any time you decide to withdraw your consent and would like me to remove you from my contact database please use the ‘contact me’ link on the Website. You must include your name, e-mail address, and clear instructions regarding changes you are requesting.

Your Rights

In addition to your right to ask me not to process your personal data for marketing purposes, which I detail above, you also have the following rights in relation to your personal data (some of these rights apply only in certain circumstances, and some of them vary according to the legal basis on which I am processing your data):

  • The right to ask whether I am processing your personal data and, if I am, to find out details of that processing (as well as obtaining a copy of your personal data).
  • The right to ask me to correct any personal data that I hold about you that’s inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to ask me to delete personal data that I hold about you.
  • The right to object to how I am processing your personal data, and to ask me to restrict how I am processing your personal data.
  • The right to have the personal data that you’ve provided to me provided to you in a structured and commonly-used electronic format.  You can also ask me to transfer your personal data directly to another company if that’s feasible.

Data retention and storage:
I will keep your information that I collect on the Website for a reasonable period for the purposes set out above. I will seek to ensure that your personal data disclosed to me is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used. 

Changes to this Privacy Notice:
Please note that because of the changing nature of privacy laws and regulations, digital technologies, and my business, I may modify this Privacy Notice from time to time. Please review this Privacy Notice periodically to become aware of any changes that may have occurred (I will update the effective date at the top of the page to help you know when changes have been made). 

If you have any complaints or wish to contact me:
Please use the details set out below depending on where you are located and I will do my best to address any complaints or worries you may have about how I collect and handle your Personal Data.

If for whatever reason you don’t feel like I have adequately addressed your concerns you can contact the Data Protection Authority in your jurisdiction and make a formal complaint.

Effective Date: 25 May 2018