When in sixth form, they were taking pictures of people in class for their new prospectus. I said no I don't want my picture taken or used. I made it clear. Within 2 week I had people asking if id seen the prospectus. I appear on one whole page.
At the time I was extremely upset and distressed. I suffer from depression and anxiety due to how self conscious I am about my appearance. I was with the head teacher and deputy head for 3 whole days begging for them to not print anymore. They was palming it off that there clearly a underlying issue where I needed to get help.
More to point I stated they could use the ones they had printed then remove me when it come to printing more.
Four years down the line a family friend has applied to the sixth form and low and behold there is my photo. It has bought many bad memories and triggered my anxiety.
I want it removed and want to take legal action.
Contact a local attorney who can determine if you have a claim for the unlawful use of your likeness. Someone who has experience representing advertising agencies or suing such agencies would be my recommendation.
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Using your picture for commercial purposes it’s quite an improper without your permission. Yes you’re entitled to have it stopped and damages if there are any. It will take a lawyer presume that you have will power and talent
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