Photography / Filming other than that outlined as acceptable in our Filming and Photography policy is not allowed.
We want our visitors to enjoy the shopping experience and we are happy for you to take photographs and film your family & friends at The Ridings Centre. However, we are also need to protecting the security and privacy of staff, retailers and members of the public at our privately owned centre. Below explains what kinds of photography and filming you are and are not allowed to do at The Ridings Centre.
You may take photographs of and film your family, friends and other people who give you their permission.
Photographs and films must only be taken in public areas of the centre ( the upper mall – Cathedral Walk, the middle mall – Bishopgate Walk and the lower mall – All Saints Walk ) and must be for your personal, private, non-commercial and lawful use, and must comply with this policy.
If you want to take photographs or make films for commercial purposes or for purposes other than your own personal and private use ( this includes uploading to social media, video sharing and streaming platforms) you must first obtain our permission first.
We ask that you respect other people’s privacy, you must not photograph or film people who are not your family or friends unless they have given their express consent. We understand that other people may appear in the background of photographs, this is acceptable as long as those other people are not the focus of the photograph or film and you have not deliberately included them.
You cannot take photographs or films in an individual store (e.g. a shop or restaurant) or of their store frontage without their individual permission.
You may not under any circumstance take picture of film and member of The Ridings security, cleaning, customer services, maintenance or management team without their explicit permission.
You are welcome to take photographs of and film events run by us and the people involved in them. This policy still applies to those photographs and films so, you must not include people who are not your friends or family without their permission and you must not make commercial use of the photographs and films.
There will be a higher level of photography and filming at our events, so other people may feature in the background of your photographs and films (and you may feature in other people’s photographs and films). If you do not wish to be filmed / photographed please let a member of the Ridings team know in advance.
The Ridings Centre is Privately owned and the area it covers is private property and so we can protect the security and respect the privacy of our teams, retail staff and members of the public at the centre, our security staff may approach and question any member of the public who we reasonably suspect is taking photographs or filming in breach of this policy and ask to see the photographs or films of those people to check if they comply with this policy.
You will be asked to stop filming / taking pictures and may be asked to leave the centre if you are found to not be complying with our filming and photography policy.
The centre is privately owned and the area it covers is private property and If you wish to take any photographs, film or record for commercial (business purposes) or non-private use (non-personal photography / filming includes uploading to social media sites such as Facebook etc, Video sharing platforms ) or for use not permitted in this policy, you must first ask permission from The Ridings Centre Management and you will be required to sign a copy of our Commercial Photography / Filming Policy.
We do not tolerate any abusive or aggressive behaviour to our teams, store teams or visitors and this may result in you being asked to leave.
If you have any questions about this policy, please contact The Ridings Centre Management on 01924 787787 or firstname.lastname@example.org