Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy (Addgards Ltd)

Last updated 24 May 2018

INTRODUCTION
Addgards are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our website Terms of Service on www.addgards.com and any other policy developed on our websites from time to time and notified on any part of the site) sets out the basis on which any personal information we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it. This policy may change from time to time and, if it does, the latest version will be available on our website (and, where appropriate, brought to your attention). This privacy policy was last updated on 24 May 2018.

Key Points

Addgards Ltd is the data controller of personal information processed through your use of our website.The type of the personal information processed by us includes information that you provide when using our site or services, technical information about your device, settings and website use, information that we receive from third parties, such as other website providers, ad networks and social media companies

    • We use your data, amongst other things, to provide you with our site and services or information about our site and services, tailor our services to you, carry out analysis of our services, provide (or allow others to provide) targeted ads, comply with any legal or regulatory obligation and (if you are an instructor) assess your performance and provide information relating to your role.
    • We may send you marketing materials relating to our services which you can opt out of at any time.
    • We share data with our service providers and other third parties for the performance of our contractual obligations to you, to provide you with information, for the serving of advertising and (where relevant) run credit and background checks.
    • You have several rights that you may exercise in relation to our use of your personal data, and you may exercise these by contacting us through the communication methods set out in the ‘Your rights’ section below.

You can find information about us and how we collect, use and store your personal data in each section of this policy:

  • Who are we
  • Information we collect from you
  • How your information will be used
  • Disclosure of your information
  • Where we store your personal information
  • Data retention
  • Security of your information
  • Social networks
  • Linked Sites
  • Public forums
  • Children
  • Your rights
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • Contact
  • Cookie notice
  • Differences between notices
 

WHO ARE WE

This website (the “site”) is controlled by Addgards Ltd (“we”, “us”, “our”) whose registered office is at Unit 3 Blackglen Village Centre, Sandyford dublin 18.

  • to provide you with the latest information and offers relating to our products, or allow authorized third parties to provide information to you about goods, services and affiliate discounts.
    • If Addgards that controls this site or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal information held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets;

 

  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our website terms of service and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of any Juspy Company, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction;
  • Where you have otherwise consented that we may do so.

 

 

WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND INTERNATIONAL TRANSFERS

Individuals (especially within the European Economic Area, or “EEA”) should be aware that we and other third party recipients of their personal information, such as Addgards or our service providers will not be located within your jurisdiction or within the EEA. For instance, personal data may be transferred to United States of America in connection with the purposes stated above. Steps will be taken to protect your personal information in that instance consistent with applicable law, for example entering into contractual clauses which mirror the EC-model clauses where personal data concerning EU citizens is shared with a party outside the EEA based in a country which is deemed not to have adequate data protection safeguards in place.

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers or on the secure servers or secure services controlled by third parties on our behalf. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

DATA RETENTION

We retain the personal information we collect only if we need it to support justifiable business requirements or when our lawful purposes for using the information requires retention. When we no longer require personal information we or our third-party suppliers will securely delete and/or archive the information. For more information on where and how long your personal information is stored, and for more information on your rights of erasure and portability, please contact us at info@addgards.com

SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION

To help protect the privacy of data and personally identifiable information you transmit through use of our site and portals, we maintain physical, technical and administrative safeguards. We update and test our security technology on an ongoing basis. We restrict access to your personal data to those employees who need to know that information to provide benefits or services to you. In addition, we train our employees about the importance of confidentiality and maintaining the privacy and security of your information. We commit to taking appropriate disciplinary measures to enforce our employees’ privacy responsibilities.

SOCIAL NETWORKS

You may be able to log in to our site using social sign-in services such as Facebook Connect. These services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain personal information with us such as your name and email address to pre-populate our sign-up form. Services like Facebook Connect give you the option to post information about your activities on this site to your profile page to share with others within your network.

LINKED SITES

This site, our newsletters and other communications will from time to time contain links and/or banners that take you to other websites. We are not responsible for the reliability of the content or privacy practices of such other websites.

Our site may also contain social media features, such as the Facebook Like button. These features will collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and will set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our site. Your interactions with these features are also governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

PUBLIC FORUMS

We may provide you with chat features, instant messaging, message boards, community forums and/or news groups through the site or otherwise. Please remember that any information that you disclose in public areas of the site will become public information, and be accessible to the public. We do not intend (but reserve the right) to monitor, moderate or screen the contents of user postings. We bear no responsibility for any such content and you should be cautious when considering whether to disclose your personal information in the on the site through public or private forums.

CHILDREN

We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 16 and the site and any associated apps are not targeted to children under the age of 16. We encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their children’s online activities and interests.

YOUR RIGHTS

Access to Your Personal Information

You have the right to request access to certain personal data that we hold about you including any information we have shared to Addgards Ltd or third parties and/or processors, subject to certain conditions and limited exceptions set out in relevant data privacy laws.

If you wish to do so, please email your request to info@addgards.com

We will be as open as we can with you but sometimes we might not hold any personal information about you or may have to withhold personal information from you. For example, where the information is not personal information about you, is commercially sensitive, is legally privileged, relates to the personal information of another person, or it may impact on the safety or security of our employees or customers to release it. In these circumstances, we will withhold the information but we’ll tell you why.

You must provide us with accurate information. If any of your details change, please inform us and we will update your personal information in line with our obligations under the relevant laws.

You have the right to ask us not to use your personal information for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise the right at any time by contacting us at info@addgards.com or by using any other opt-out method that we provide in the communication, such as an ‘unsubscribe’ link in emails.

You may also have special rights under data protection legislation in the European Union, in addition to those rights set out above. If this legislation applies to you, you may also request information about: the purpose of the processing; the categories of personal data concerned; who else outside Addgards Ltd might have received the data from us; what the source of the information was (if you didn’t provide it directly to us); and how long it will be stored. You have a right to:

  • request that we correct (rectify) the record of your personal data maintained by us if it is inaccurate or out of date;
  • request that we erase that data or cease processing it, subject to certain exceptions;
  • ask us not to process your personal information for the legitimate interests that we have set out above. In certain circumstances, we may not be able to stop using your personal information but, if that is the case, we’ll let you know and tell you why;
  • receive the personal information that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, and to transmit that data to another data controller; and
  • lodge a complaint with the appropriate data protection authority if you have concerns about how we process your personal data.

If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, please your request to info@addgards.com

 

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

CONTACT

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to info@addgards.com

Our address is Unit 3 Blackglen Village Centre, Sandyford Dublin 18

COOKIE NOTICE

The site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse the site and also allows us to improve the site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of the site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the site.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to the site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to the site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make the site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Some pages of the site and our e-mails will contain small electronic files known as web beacons (also referred to as clear gifs, pixel tags, and single-pixel gifs) that typically work in conjunction with cookies to identify our users and user behaviour over time, for example, to count users who have visited certain web pages or opened an email and for other related website statistics (for example, recording the popularity of certain website content and verifying system and server integrity).

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) will also use cookies on our site, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies. Advertising networks collect information about your online activities over time and across different websites and use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioural) advertising or other targeted content. If you’d like to opt out of interest based advertising, please go to the Network Advertising Initiative website here –

http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ or the EDAA opt-out program here –

http://www.youronlinechoice.eu or in respect of mobile devices

http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices – please note that we’re not responsible for the content of external websites.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the site.

While your browser may also allow you to send a “do not track” signal when you visit our site, we do not modify our practices in response to the signal. We will continue to comply with this Privacy Policy in any event.