The Irish Wildlife Trust respects your right to privacy and compiles with its obligations under the Data Protection Acts 1998 and 2003. The Irish Wildlife Trust needs to collect and use personal data (information – name, address, phone or email) for a variety of purposes (membership subscriptions, online donations, e-shop, e-zine newsletter, online surveys & research, competition entries) to provide services to its members, supporters and general public. The personal data is processed for providing these services and no information is sold, rented or leased to any third party.
Purpose of this policy
Collection of Personal Information
The IWT collect personal information via our website for the following reasons:
We collect the following personal information: Name, Address, Phone and Email.
Use of your Personal Information
Right of Access to Information
Service users, employees and other subjects of personal data held by Irish Wildlife Trust have the right to access any personal data that is being kept about them on computer or paper-based data held in certain manual filing systems. You have the right to alter and rectify that information to ensure we have it accurate, complete and up to date. You have the right to request that the information held be erased if you no longer want to receive or support our services.
Security of your Personal Information
The IWT secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The IWT secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
Changes to this Statement
The Irish Wildlife Trust will update our Privacy Statement when any change to our collection or use of your data occurs. We will inform our users on our website of any changes.
The Irish Wildlife Trust welcomes any comments or feedback regarding our Privacy Statement. Please contact the IWT at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cookies are small text files stored on your computer by your browser. They’re used for many things, such as remembering whether you’ve visited the site before, so that you remain logged in – or to help us work out how many visitors we get on the site over a given period of time. These cookies contain information about the use of your computer but they don’t include personal information about you.
What Cookies do we Use?
As you travel around our site, there are times when we need to remember technical information about you as you go from page to page. We use this technical information in many ways to enhance your user experience. This cookie contains no personally identifiable information and only stays in place until you end your session ( usually when you leave our site. )
We use web analytics services to recognise your browser or device and, for example, to identify whether you have visited specific services we offer previously. This information is anonymous and only used for statistical purposes. It allows us to track information, such as how many individual users we have and how often they visit our website
Controlling your cookies
Managing cookies in your browser
Most current browsers allow you:
· Block third party cookies.
· Block cookies from particular sites.
· See what cookies you’ve got and delete them on an individual basis.
· Block all cookies from being set.
· Delete all cookies when you close your browser.
You should be aware that you will lose any preferences if you delete cookies, which includes where you have opted out from cookies ( as this requires an opt-out cookie to be set!) . In additional if you block cookies completely many websites will not work properly and some functionality on these websites will not work at all. We do not recommend turning cookies off when using our Online Services for these reasons.
Find out more about how to manage your cookies for each of the browsers below:
Internet Explorer – http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955
Managing analytics cookies
Along with log-files, we use Google Analytics to analyse what people view on our website. Google Analytics isn’t personal information – it doesn’t know who you are.
Third-party service cookies
Social sharing, video and other services we offer are run by other companies. If you are already logged in to these companies’ services when you visit our site they may place cookies on your computer.
Facebook’s data use policy: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/your-info-on-other