Privacy Policy

Photosound Vantage Ltd – Privacy Policy

Photosound Vantage Ltd,
20 Bridge Street,
Bishop’s Stortford,
CM23 2JY

01279 651 434
Company Number: 01260947
VAT Number: 214 9806 58

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash). After approval of your comment, your profile picture is may be visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you contact us from the website contact page, please note that your contact details given to us will be used to reply back to yourself. It is important to note, that visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string are captured to help spam detection and prevention.


What are cookies?

Cookies are pieces of information that are stored on your computer from websites. In our case we utilise these cookies to aid you the customer and us to ensure that we offer the best possible service.

For example they may aid you in storing specific information so that you don’t need to keep re-entering  the same information over and over again. This could be a setting or personal preference in layout or this could be a piece of information such as your ordering details.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Please don’t worry we don’t share any information with anyone, apart from delivery information to couriers if a product is ordered.

Cookie Usage

woocommerce_cart_hash – Lasts only for one Session. – Shopping Cart Information Requirement.
woocommerce_items_in_cart – Lasts only for one Session. – Shopping Cart Information Requirement.
wp_woocommerce_session_ – Lasts for two days. – Unique customer code for shopping cart
wordpress_test_cookie – Lasts only for one session. – Checks if cookies are enabled to provide appropriate user experience.
wordpress* – Lasts only for one session. Unique Customer Identifier.

catAccCookies – Lasts for two days. – Cookie set by the UK cookie consent plugin to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies.

Google Analytics

_ga – Lasts for 2 years – Used to distinguish users.
_gat – Lasts for 10 minutes – Used to throttle request rate.
__utma – Lasts for upto 2 years. This randomly generated number is used to determine unique visitors to our site
__utmb – Lasts for upto 1 day. This randomly generated number works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time users spend on our site
__utmc – Lasts only for one Session. This randomly generated number works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser
__utmz – Lasts for upto 6 months. This is a randomly generated number and information about how the site was reached (e.g. direct or via a link, organic search or paid search)

Google Privacy Policy

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on 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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Third Party Cookies

Third Party cookies are cookies that are not created by and are not logged under our domain under cookies. Cookies from third parties that you would expect to see by visiting our website are those created by social media sites and advertisement revenues once you have clicked not the advert.

Youtube may use cookies for the playing of videos on this website

Social media plugins that we may utilise are as follows:

Facebook Recommend and Share functions

Twitters tweet function

Google’s +1 sharing function

Linkedin Share function

Pintrest Pinit function

If you are at all concerned with the above cookies and what the policies of these companies are, then please visit their website for their cookie usage information.


Who we share your data with

Apart from those usages as described in Third Party Cookies above no data is shared with the exception of delivery information to couriers if a product is ordered.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

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

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Our contact information

Please feel free to contact us regarding any concerns or enquiries via the details below:
Phone: 01279 651434
Fax: 01279 655780
or write to:

Photosound Cameras
20 Bridge Street
Bishop’s Stortford
Herts CM23 2JY