1. What is www.FreeTradeIreland.ie?
The Website is an interactive waste management website which is intended for use by natural and legal persons in Ireland. The Website features the certain online features, including the FreeTradeIreland.ie free trade service (the “Free Trade Service”).
We use the personal information that we collect from you via the Website to administer the Website and to provide you with an efficient and personalised experience when you use the Website.
We are committed to protecting the privacy of users of the Website. In relation to any information we collect about you, we (or any third party to whom we may outsource the hosting or operation of the Website) will comply with the standard required by the Irish Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 and any other legal requirements regarding data privacy having effect in the Republic of Ireland (“applicable data privacy law”).
2. How Do We Collect Information About You and How Is It Used?
You may provide us with personal information such as your name, home and/or business address, postal code, e-mail address, telephone number and password when setting up an account with us or otherwise communicating with us.
We may collect information about your tastes and preferences by analysis of customer traffic.
We may use personal information collected about you to personalise your visits to the Website. We also use the information to help us develop the design and layout of the Website to ensure that our site is as user-friendly as possible.
We may use personal information collected about you to let you know about functionality changes to the Website.
3. Traffic Data
We may provide aggregate statistics about traffic patterns and other site information to third parties, but these statistics will not include any information that could personally identify you.
browser. Cookies are small text files which provide us with information
about how often someone visits the Website, and what they do during
those visits. Cookies do not themselves contain any personally
identifying information but if you provide information to us, it may be
linked to the data stored in the cookie. We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the
operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable
you to log into secure areas of our website. Analytical/performance
cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and
to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it.
This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by
ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily. You
can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the
purposes for which we use them in the table below:
This cookie is essential for the operation of our site. It allows you to use the site and to navigate around the site.
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This cookie stores a unique client identifier, which is used by Google Analytics to record your visit to the website. All information collected is anonymous.
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This cookie is used by Google Analytics to record your navigation through the website. All information collected is anonymous.
If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in your browser settings. Further information on disabling or deleting cookies can be found on www.aboutcookies.org. Disabling cookie support may prevent the Website from functioning properly and you may not be able to utilise fully all of its features and information. The third-party Google Analytics cookies allow us to measure the traffic to the website, how long users spend on the website and how many pages are viewed. This information is only used for statistical purposes and all information collected by these cookies is anonymous.
5. Other Disclosures
6. Accessing, Reviewing and Changing Your Personal Information
We provide you with the ability to review and change the information you submit to us by logging into the Website and entering in the relevant information yourself. You can change your personal details, password and contact information by going to the “edit profile” section of the Website after you have logged on.
Upon your written request, we will deactivate your account. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to info@FreeTradeIreland.ie. Your account will be deactivated as soon as possible after receipt of your e-mail.
7. Information Provided to Other Users
8. How Do We Protect Your Information
For the purposes of data privacy, the Environmental Protection Agency is the data controller of the personal information processed in relation to the Website.
When you provide us with your personal
information, we offer the use of a secure server. We have security procedures covering the
storage and disclosure of your information in order to prevent unauthorised
access and to comply with applicable data privacy law. This means that sometimes we may ask you for
proof of identity before disclosing any personal information to you.
9. Your Rights
You have the right to access the information held about you by us and to have this information amended if incorrect. If you wish to avail of these rights please contact us at info@FreeTradeIreland.ie.
11. How to Contact Us
If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments in relation to data privacy or otherwise please contact info@FreeTradeIreland.ie.