The County Kildare Community Network Company Limited, trading as Kildare Web Services, and responsible for all matters relating to the kildare.ie domain, (hereinafter referred to as the "Kildare Community Network") is committed to respecting your privacy and to complying with all applicable data protection and privacy laws.
Users may access many sections of the kildare.ie website without providing the Kildare Community Network with any information.
We do engage in statistical analysis of traffic to our website, which summarises who our visitors are and what they are viewing. We will not disclose a user's personally identifiable information to any third party without the user's express permission. In effect, personal information about you as an individual will not be provided to any third party without your consent.
The Kildare Community Network collects certain information from users and site visitors who opt to sign up to be included in any of the services listed below:
- Competitions and Site Promotions
- kildare.ie Email Newsletter or other similar newsletters
- Discussion Forums
- The Kildare Business Directory
- Kildare Artists Directory
- Directory of Community & Voluntary Groups
- Events in County Kildare
- Education Directory
- Accommodation Directory
- Things To Do in County Kildare
- Food and Drink Guide
- Online Surveys
The information collected when a user signs up for a service can include an e-mail address and name. After signing up for any of the services listed above, a user can opt out of the service at any stage.
Participation in our services is voluntary and the user has a choice whether or not to disclose information in these instances. Information requested may include contact information and demographic information. Contact information will be used to notify winners and award prizes in the case of competitions. Survey information will be used to improve the usability of the kildare.ie website.
All data will be obtained fairly. We will make you aware of all purposes that we intend to use your data for at the time of collection. Data will be accurate and complete and, where necessary, kept up to date.
Under no circumstances will customer data/information be disclosed to a third party without your express permission.
Data will be kept for no longer than is necessary for the primary purpose for which it was obtained.
Abuse of Service
If instances of abuse or harassment are reported to the Kildare Community Network, certain information in our possession may be used to find and locate individuals abusing our network system and/or the services of The Kildare Community Network. In these cases this information may be passed on to appropriate individuals, organisations or companies, if specifically requested.
Sites Hosted on kildare.ie servers
We host a wide variety of websites and publicly accessible data on our servers. All information on our servers is believed to be correct as at the time of issue. Neither Kildare Community Network nor sponsors or participating community organisations, businesses, or individuals in the foregoing circumstances accept responsibility for any inaccuracy contained in the information provided.
The kildare.ie website contains links to other websites. The Kildare Community Network is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. Kildare Community Network can remove links to other websites at our discretion.
The kildare.ie website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, The Kildare Community Network cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. The Kildare Community Network cannot accept responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control.
Payment to the Kildare Community Network can be made via a secure server using our service partner, Paypal Europe, which accepts Visa, Mastercard, Delta, American Express or Switch. Personal and credit card details are not sent to us from Paypal. Paypal provides the most secure link between your computer and our site when transferring personal and payment information. For more details visit the paypal website and view their privacy statement.
You are entitled to copies of your Data kept by us. Requests should be in writing, by email or by post, and should be addressed to The Manager, Kildare Community Network, Level 7, Aras Chill Dara, Devoy Park, Naas, Co. Kildare.
Please quote your name, address and give details of the information you are requesting. We will take all reasonable steps to confirm your identity before issuing any data.
Data Protection Commissioner
Further information on your data privacy rights are available on Data Protection Commissioner's website - www.dataprivacy.ie
The kildare.ie website and hosting services on the kildare.ie domain are operated by the County Kildare Community Network Company Limited t/a Kildare Web Services. We can be contacted at the following address:
Kildare Community Network,
Áras Chill Dara,
Tel: 045 980483
We reserve the right to amend this Data Protection Policy at any time in response to changes in data protection and privacy legislation.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, or the security practices of this site, get in touch.
Contributions to the kildare.ie website are welcome from all sections of the community in Co. Kildare.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or tel 045 980483 for further details.