Purpose of this Policy

IrishApps is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our visitors. The privacy policy outlined below applies to this website http://www.irishapps.org/

Scope

This policy sets out the various areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations and requirements of the user, the website and the company. Furthermore the manner in which this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be outlined within this policy.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to enhance the user’s experience while visiting the website. The website uses a cookie control system that permits visitors to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer/device. This complies with European Union legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer/device.

Cookies are small files that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. They are saved to the hard drive of the user’s computer. This allows the website, to provide users with a tailored experience within this website.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive, they should take necessary steps within their security settings of their web browser to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors in order to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts.

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and or the company, do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Personal information is kept private and stored securely until such a time as it is no longer required or has no use, as set out in the Data Protection Act 1988 and the Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2003. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but we advise users taking advantage of form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

Any information submitted by the user through the contact form located in the Contact section of the website is used to answer queries or provide the user with further information about the services that the company provides. This includes using these details to subscribe the user to any email newsletter program the website operates but only when the user has granted express permission to do so. This is by no means an entire list of the user’s rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. User details are not passed on to any third parties.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites.

The company cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website. Users should therefore note that they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Adverts and Sponsored Links

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through the company’s advertising partners who may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve. Clicking on these adverts will send the user to the advertiser’s website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computer’s hard drive. Users should therefore note that they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for damages or implications arising from visiting an external link.

 Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and take due caution when engaging with them in regard to personal information and privacy. This website will never ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourages users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact the company through primary communication channels such as telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.