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Privacy Policy – Sean Byrne, owner of websites: walkinginireland.eu and walkingthewicklowway.ie

This privacy policy details our privacy practices as they relate to the information that we collect through our websites – walkinginireland.eu and walkingthewicklowway.ie, our social media and email messages, as well as any other communications with us. By willingly providing personal and other information to us, you are consenting to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

We have the utmost respect for the privacy of all our customers and understand the importance of privacy to you. To this end, and in accordance with current privacy legislation, we will only use your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to read this policy, to understand what types of information we collect, and how we use or disclose it.

We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with GDPR and any other relevant data protection legislation.

Personal Information We Collect

We collect only the personal information we require to effectively respond to your requests for our customised products and services and to enable you to use the resources available on our website. This personal information includes, but is not limited to, your name, company name, physical address, email address, phone number(s) and any other information that itself can identify or, when tied to the above information, may identify you as a specific individual.  We may also collect your IP address as part of our website security measures.

How We Use & Share Your Personal Information

Sean Byrne is the sole owner of any information collected on this site. We will not, under any circumstances, sell, share, or rent this information to any other organisation in any way other than what has been detailed in this Privacy Policy.

If a user contacts us with a general enquiry, we may require you to provide us with personal information such as your contact details so that we can appropriately address your needs. We use other information we hold about you for the following general purposes: to supply you with the products and services you request; to give you booking confirmations and updates; to manage your account, including issuing invoices and providing booking notifications; to communicate with you; to respond to any questions and comments; to follow up on our customer service, if necessary; to gain feedback on our products, services, and website; to tackle disputes, collect payments due, or resolve outstanding issues; to prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities.

If you enter into correspondence with us regarding a booking, enquiry or complaint, we may also keep records of that correspondence.

In addition to the circumstances described above, we may disclose your information if required to do so by law, court order, as requested by other government or law enforcement authorities, or in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable, including (without limitation) when we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.

Social Media Services

We include links to our social media pages on our website, e.g. Facebook, etc. When you visit these sites you will be sharing information with them. This information will be governed by their Privacy Policies, which may include that they might share relevant information with us.  These websites and services may allow you to personalise your privacy settings to control the use of your data. Please refer to the relevant provider policies for more information.

External Links and Social Plug-Ins

If you click on a link on our website that takes you to an external website, those websites are not covered by our Privacy Policy. We recommend that you read the privacy policies on each individual website you visit to understand their approach to collecting, utilising, and sharing personal information.

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies in several ways. Cookie files are used to appreciate how you go through our website so that we can personalise your experience. Cookies are also used to determine whether you have visited our website before, and track the effectiveness of our advertising and marketing by monitoring whether you came to our website from a particular internet address or advertisement.

Cookies can also be used to assist you to save and retrieve passwords and any other information and preferences you use on our website, so that you do not have to re-enter these details every time you visit our website.

Cookies cannot and will never be used by us to uncover any additional personal information from your computer that you have not previously and voluntarily given us. The majority of web browsers will allow you to disable the cookies you don’t want should you wish to opt out of using them on our site. Please be aware that changing your cookie settings will affect all websites you visit unless you specify otherwise. Disabling cookies may also affect your browsing experience as some website functionalities, such as logging in, will cease to work without them.

Third Party Cookies

Our website uses third party embedded content from external providers such as Facebook, YouTube and Google. Cookies may be put in place by these sites in order for this content to function, however these cookies are not managed by us nd data collected from them may be stored outside the EEA.

You can find out more about our third parties privacy policies by reading their Privacy Policies:

Facebook: https://en-gb.facebook.com/policy.php

Google and YouTube: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyse its website’s performance. The information Google Analytics gathers using our website’s cookies generates generic reports about the use of our website.

Google’s Privacy Policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Sean Byrne
Lough Dan House
Lough Dan
Roudwood
County Wicklow
Ireland

For any enquiries relating to our Privacy Policy please contact us.

Last Updated: May 2018