This policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore, the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.
2.1 THE website
This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies with all EU national laws and requirements for user privacy.
3.2 What are cookies?
Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.
We use anonymous session cookies (short-term cookies that disappear when you close your browser) to help you navigate the website and make the most of the features. If you log into the website, application or a course as a registered user, your session cookie will also contain your user ID so that we can check which services you are allowed to access.
Should users wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website onto their computer’s hard drive, they should take necessary steps within their web browser’s security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
4.1 Personal information
Whilst using our website, or services, you may be required to provide personal information (name, address, email, account details, etc.). We will use this information to administer our website, applications, client databases and marketing material. We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely in accordance with the Data Protection Acts 1998 & 2003.
Further, by providing telephone, fax, and email details, you consent to VincentByrne.ie contacting you using that method. You have the right at any time to request a copy of the personal information we hold on you. Should you wish to receive a copy of this, or would like to be removed from our database, please contact us here. Note: VincentByrne.ie does not use emails for marketing or re-marketing without specific consent and all details are regularly deleted from the online forms and we have done this for several years.
5.1 Information collection and use
VincentByrne.ie collects information in two possible ways:
5.3 How long do we keep your data for?
VincentByrne.ie will not retain your personal information longer than necessary. We will hold onto the information you provide either while your account is in existence, or as needed, to be able to provide the Services to you, or (in the case of any contact you may have with our Customer Care team) for as long as is necessary to provide support-related reporting and trend analysis only. If legally required or if it is reasonably necessary to meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, prevent fraud and abuse, or enforce our Terms and Conditions, we may also retain some of your information for a limited period of time as required, even if it is no longer needed to provide the Services to you.
5.4 Choosing how we use your data
We understand that you trust us with your personal information and we are committed to ensuring you can manage the privacy and security of your personal information yourself. With respect to the information relating to you that ends up in our possession, and recognizing that it is your choice to provide us with your personally identifiable information, we commit to giving you the ability to do all of the following:
Please note, we are constantly reviewing how we process and protect data. Therefore, changes to our policy may occur at any time.
6.1 Registration forms
VincentByrne.ie will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information, gathered as a result of filling out the site registration form, to anyone.