As a data controller, data privacy is taken very seriously by us. It is important that you know exactly what we do with the information that you provide to us, why we gather it and what it means to you. Basically, we collect two types of information:
This is data that identifies you. In general, this can be used to identify or contact you and may include things like; your name, telephone number, a brief outline of your query, email addresses and user IP addresses. For a more detailed description of what we do with this data please contact email@example.com for a copy of our practice privacy statement which outlines our approach to Data Privacy and fulfils our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR]. We also welcome it as an opportunity to reassure you of the importance we place on keeping both your personal data and that of our clients’ customers data secure. It also outlines the strict guidelines we apply to its use.
Like most websites, we gather statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate basis of all visitors to our web site. This non-personal data which comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as demographic information regarding, for example, user IP addresses where they have been clipped or anonymised, browser types and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our website.
Please contact us for our data protection policy as referenced above so that you may understand more about the information that we hold as both a processor and a handler of information
We use the non-personal data gathered from visitors to our website in an aggregate form to get a better understanding of where our visitors come from and to help us better design and organise our website.
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We may provide non-personal data to third parties, where such information is combined with similar information of other users of our website.
For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of unique users who visit our website, the demographic breakdown of our community users of our website, or the activities that visitors to our website engage in while on our website. The third parties to whom we may provide this information may include website optimisers and/or website designers, who will use this information for analytic purposes only.
We will not disclose your personal data to third parties unless you have consented to this disclosure or unless the third party is required to fulfill your order (in such circumstances, the third party is bound by similar data protection requirements). We will disclose your personal data if we believe in good faith that we are required to disclose it in order to comply with any applicable law, a summons, a search warrant, a court or regulatory order, or other statutory requirement.
Your personal data is held on secure servers hosted at Blacknight (www.blacknight.ie) and this is backed up daily to an additional secure server off-site. The nature of the Internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. However, we will take all reasonable steps (including appropriate technical and organisational measures) to protect your personal data. Under GDPR regulation you also have a right to have your personal data corrected, if inaccurate, or, in certain circumstances, erased. Please forward any such requests by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To find out what personal data we hold on you or to have your personal data updated, amended or removed from our database, please contact email@example.com.