Clonakilty Food Company Limited (we, us and our) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. If we need to contact you in respect of the services offered on our site or when and if you report a problem with our site, communication will only be conducted by email.
This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 (the Acts), the data controller is Clonakilty Food Company Limited, Baile an Aifreann, Clonakilty, Co. Cork, Ireland which operates the website www.clonakiltyblackpudding.ie (our site).
1. INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU
We may collect and process the following data about you:
1.1 Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.clonakiltyblackpudding.ie (“our site”).
1.2 If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
1.3 We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
1.4 Details of transactions you carry out through our site.
1.5 Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
2. IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
(a) To estimate our audience size and usage pattern and accumulate and analyse anonymous, aggregate statistical information
(b) To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests and display appropriate product categories that may be of interest to you
(c) To assess which features of our site are being accessed so we can improve our site and better deliver content and products of interest to you
(d) To speed up your searches.
(e) To track your return visits to our site
(f) save your user name and password so you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit
3. WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal data, 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.
4. USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
We use information held about you in the following ways:
(a) To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
(b) To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
(c) To notify you about changes to our service.
5. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
5.1 In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your information to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
5.2 If Clonakilty Food Company Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case information held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
5.3 If we are under a duty to disclose or share your information in order to comply with any legal obligation.
6. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any information to these websites.
7. ACCESS TO INFORMATION
The Acts give you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Acts. Any access request may be subject to a fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.