We at East Cork Tourism (ECT)
respect your right to privacy and have created
this statement in order to comply with our obligations
under the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003.
The purpose of this website Privacy Statement
is to outline how we deal with any personal data
you provide to us while visiting this website.
Naturally, if you are not happy with the content
of this Privacy Statement you should not use this
By visiting the ECT website, you are accepting
the terms of this Privacy Statement. This site
contains external links to other sites. ECT is
not responsible for the privacy practices or the
content of such Web sites
The types of information ECT Gathers are Personal
Data and Non Personal Data. The Personal data
identifies you or can be used to identify or contact
you and may include your name, address, email
address, user IP addresses in circumstances where
they have not been deleted, clipped or anonymised,
telephone number. Such information is only collected
from you if you voluntarily submit it to ECT.
The Non-Personal Data we gather is statistical
and other analytical information collected on
an aggregate basis of all visitors to the ECT
web site. This non-personal data comprises information
that cannot be used to identify or contact you,
such as demographic information regarding, for
example, user IP addresses where they have been
clipped or anonymised, browser types and other
anonymous statistical data involving the use of
the ECT website.
A user can access the ECT Web site and utilise
a number of areas without providing any information
at all. However, all users who register for the
newsletter sign up or general information queries
are requested to provide basic contact and demographic
information. ECT will not disclose a user's personally
identifiable information to any third party without
the user's express permission.
ECT does not follow a user's browsing path outside
of our Web sites.
The information collected when a user signs up
for a service can include an e - mail address
and name. When signing up for a service, a user
may also "opt out " of various e - mail
notifications or offers.
single user sessions as well as to aggregate broad
demographic data as it relates to user behaviour.
You also have choices with respect to cookies.
By modifying your browser preferences, you have
the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified
when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies.
A cookie is a small piece of information sent
by a web server to a web browser, which enables
the server to collect information back from the
browser. You can find out more about the use of
cookies on: www.cookiecentral.com
Change of business.
ECT reserves the right to transfer information
(including your personal data) to a third party
in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership
or transfer of all or substantially all of the
assets of the ECT provided that the third party
agrees to adhere to the terms of this Privacy
Statement and provided that the third party only
uses your personal data for the purposes that
you provided it to ECT. You will be notified in
the event of any such transfer and you will be
afforded an opportunity to opt-out.
Your personal data is held on secure servers hosted
by Techsupport. The nature of the Internet is
such that ECT cannot guarantee or warrant the
security of any information you transmit to them
via the Internet. No data transmission over the
Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure.
However, ECT will take all reasonable steps (including
appropriate technical and organisational measures)
to protect your personal data.
Surveys and Competitions
From time to time, the ECT site requests information
from users via surveys or competitions. Participation
in these surveys or competitions is completely
voluntary and the user therefore has a choice
whether or not to disclose this information. Information
requested may include contact information, ( such
as name and delivery address ) and demographic
information ( such as address, age and income
level ). Contact information will be used to notify
the winners and award prizes. Survey information
will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving
the use and satisfaction of this site.
E – mail
Using the e - mail addresses provided on registration,
surveys and competitions, ECT may periodically
send promotional e - mail to its subscribers about
services offered by ECT. You can indicate on the
subscriber registration form that you do not wish
to receive further e - mail information from ECT
Corrections and Errors
ECT offers users its membership a login facility
to upload special offers and other information
in specific areas of the site. ECT is not responsible
for errors to these sections.
Bookings on web site
ECT facilitates its membership with a booking
engine facility on this web site operated by Central
R Reservations and Gulliver. ECT is not responsible
for bookings made through this site.
Updating, Verifying and Deleting
You also have a right to have your personal data
corrected, if inaccurate, or, in certain circumstances,
erased. Please forward any such requests by email
Disclosure of Information
to Third Parties
ECT may provide non-personal data to third parties,
where such information is combined with similar
information of other users of their website. For
example ECT might inform third parties regarding
the number of unique users, the demographic breakdown
of users of our website, or the most popular sections
of their website. Also, ECT may provide this information
to potential or actual advertisers, providers
of advertising services (including website tracking
services), commercial partners, sponsors, licensees,
researchers and other similar parties.
ECT will not disclose your personal data to third
parties unless you have consented to this disclosure
or unless the third party is required to fulfill
your order (in such circumstances, the third party
is bound by similar data protection requirements).
ECT will disclose your personal data if they believe
in good faith that they are required to disclose
it in order to comply with any applicable law,
a summons, a search warrant, a court or regulatory
order, or other statutory requirement.
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement,
or the security practices of this site, you can
Irish Data Protection Commissioner
Further information on your data privacy rights
is available on the website of the Irish Data
Protection Commissioner. http://www.dataprotection.ie/viewdoc.asp?DocID=13