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Welcome to the site of the Bristol Salon of Photography, one of the UK’s leading International Exhibitions.

Privacy Policy

Who are we

Our website address is: https://bristolsalon.co.uk

Bristol International Salon of Photography (also known as Bristol Salon) is hosted and organised by Bristol Photographic Society.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

This site does not actively collect data other than for web page analysis or information provided by you when contacting us via our Contact Us web form.

By entering, submitting images (media) and personal data via our Image Entry System for Bristol Salon of Photography you consent to your data being processed under the Condition of Entry > Data Protection clause. 

Such data (not limited to) we may collect are;
– Name
– Address
– Email
– Contact number
– Photographic Honours
– Images you have entered to partake in Bristol Salon of Photography
– Any other information provided to either deal with your enquiry or your competition entry.

Contact Form

By contacting us via our contact from, you are consenting us to use and store your details to enable us to deal with your enquiry. Your details will not be added to any mailing list etc without your consent. 

Data we collect through our contact form are; your name, email as well as the reason for contacting us via our contact form. Should provide us with any additional personal information, you are consenting for us to store/process this information.


Please note we use cookies on this site to monitor the performance of this website using Google Analytics as well as some that are necessary for the performance and design of the site. For details of these, please see the table below.   

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Embedded content from other websites

This site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

We are not responsible for any content from external sites/source either via a link or embedded content.


We use Google Analytics data to assist us in analysing the performance of this site and to aid any future development of this site.

Who we share your data with

We may share your data within our team to enable your enquiry to be dealt with. We will not share your data with anyone else without your prior consent with the exception of the below paragraph. 

As per Condition of Entry > Data Protection clause, by entering Bristol Salon of Photography we share your data to organizations that have accorded official recognition, patronage or accreditation to this exhibition.

Please note that for us to process your entry to Bristol Salon we may use external services/systems such as PayPal (Process Payment) and PhotoEx (Processing your entry, personal details, images and scoring etc) of which may have their own Privacy Policy. 

How long we retain your data

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What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Data sent through this website such as via our Contact Us web form or via our email address are sent to our UK based email servers. Note that we have no control over the route data takes to be transmitted to our email servers from our website host provider which is based within the EU.

By submitting an entry to Bristol Salon via the competition software your data is sent to an external provider’s server which we have no overall control of and are managed and maintained by the software/system provider. We also share your data to organizations that have accorded official recognition, patronage or accreditation to this exhibition. As outlined in the Condition of Entry > Data Protection clause.

Our contact information

You can contact Bristol Salon Organizers be emailing Chairman@bristolsalon.co.uk

The webmaster of this site (bristolsalon.co.uk) can be contacted by emailing Webmaster@bristolphoto.org.uk. Please do not contact the webmaster if you have issues with external sites/systems that we may use.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We take data protection seriously and securely store your data under password protected systems/processes and only allow access to only those that require access to have access. 

Our website has a SSL certificate to enable secure transmission of data between your device and our website. 

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What data breach procedures we have in place

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What third parties we receive data from

We may receive data/information from other International Salons of Photography (subject to their data protection policy allowing data to be passed to us) or we may receive data from any organizations that have accorded official recognition, patronage or accreditation to this exhibition.

Contact Us

Please complete all the fields in the form below to get in contact with the Bristol Salon Team, who will endeavor to get back to you as soon as we can.