Last updated 24 May 2018
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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 email@example.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.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:
If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, please your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our address is Unit 3 Blackglen Village Centre, Sandyford Dublin 18
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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).
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.