For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1988 (amended 2003) we confirm that the proprietor of this Website is Treasa Kerrigan trading as Sacred Sites. Sacred Sites respects the privacy of each user and customer (“you” or “your”) accessing our website at www.sacredsites.ie (the “Website”) and is committed to protecting your privacy.
Personal Information Collected
When you register your information on the Website or download and pay for any Digital Products via the Website, you will be required to give us certain personal and/or financial details. The types of personal information you provide to us in such circumstances may include name, address, e-mail address, billing information, and contact preferences. However all the financial information will not be processed by Sacred Sites and we will have no access to your financial information (such as credit card details etc). All of those details will be handled by PayPal, the safest way to transfer money online.
Data Collection and Purpose Specification
We collect your personal data to provide you with downloads of our digital products as more specifically detailed on the Website. Specifically, we use your information to communicate with you, confirm payment details and to provide downloads to you unless you send us an email at email@example.com to request that we do not contact you. We may also use your personal data to better understand who uses our Website and the pages they access so as to be able to improve the Website.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research or customer care survey purposes. We will always give you the opportunity to opt-out of market research and customer care surveys.
We will ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to other organisations, institutions and authorities unless required by law.
We will not sell, rent or lease your personal data to others.
We do not collect additional information about our visitors from other sources, such as public records or bodies, or private organisations.
If we wish to use your personal data for a new or different purpose, other than for which it was originally supplied, we will ask you first. We take seriously the trust you place in us.
You agree that if we transfer ownership or management of the Website to a third party we may also transfer your personal data and any other information about you to such third party, provided such third party agrees to observe this policy.
Third Party Sites
To prevent unauthorised access, maintain accuracy, and ensure proper use of information, we have employed physical, electronic, and managerial processes to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
We set strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to your personal information and wherever possible will use adequate security software and procedures to ensure this.
We may check your details with fraud prevention agencies. If you give us false or misleading information and we suspect fraud, we will record this. We and other organizations may use and search these records to help us to trace debtors, recover debt, prevent fraud and to check your identity to prevent fraud and or money laundering. We may ask you to provide us with satisfactory proof of identity.
Automatic Collection of Information
All networks connected to the Internet communicate in “IP” (Internet Protocol), which is a technical standard that allows data to be transmitted between two devices. “TCP/IP” (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is responsible for making sure messages get from one host to another and that the messages are understood. An IP address is a string of code which identifies your PC and tells the Internet that you are connected.
Our Website does not automatically store or capture personal information other than by logging your IP address. This information is not retained after you have logged off. We do not link information automatically logged in this way by any means with personal data about specific individuals.
Feedback and Complaints
If you send us personal information via e-mail or otherwise, we will use it to respond to your request. If you e-mail us, or give us your e-mail address, we will keep a record of it. We will not give your e-mail address to any unauthorised third parties. We will endeavor to respond to emails immediately, however occasionally the response time may be delayed if unforeseen circumstances arise.
When you e-mail us please remember that the content of your e-mail is not secure and could be intercepted. Accordingly, please keep the amount of confidential information to a minimum and we will do likewise when we reply.
Data Protection: Access Rights
We have to provide you with a readable copy of your personal data which we hold, within 40 days of receiving your written request for it. The Data Protection Act 1988 (amended 2003) allows us to charge an Access Request fee (€6.35) and the fee for a certified copy of a Register entry (€2.54). Evidence or proof of your identity (for example, a passport, driver’s licence or current bills) will be required.
It is both in our interest and yours to hold accurate data. If the data we hold on you is inaccurate in any way, where appropriate, you may have the data:
- rectified or amended;
Please contact us via email to firstname.lastname@example.org to update any of your personal information or to request access to your personal data.
We reserve the right to refuse to provide you with a copy of your personal data, but will give full reasons for our refusal and allow you to challenge our decision.