Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://irishrockartbatik.ie.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

This website uses a standard contact form. When you enter data in the form and click submit the data is sent via email and we will use that data to evaluate and respond to your enquiry. We will then have your email in our inbox for responses but we will not add that email address to our mailing list unless you fill in the Join our Mailing list form.

If you do choose to join our Mailing list via the mailing list form, you will be sent a confirmation email which you must action to be added to the mailing list. You can choose to opt out or unsubscribe at any time. The link to manage your subscription will be at the end of any email sent to the Mailing list.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

You can manage your cookie selections and read more about cookies on our cookie policy page

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment or product review, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

If you save an account to purchase a product on our site, your personal data and contact information will be retained to process your order and so that you can login to check the status of your order. If you want to remove your personal information you can do so You can contact us via our contact page

Additional information

How we protect your data and what data breach procedures we have in place

We protect customer data with the following site features:

  • We are entirely using SSL/HTTPS throughout our sites. This encrypts our user communications with the servers so personal identifiable information is never captured by third parties without authorization.
  • While we store user account information we do not store any credit card details. Payments are managed by PayPal and Stripe both of whom store the sensitive data and provide a token to us for payment.
  • Databases are sanitized (actual user personal details are removed) before deploying to development or testing environment.

In case of a data breach, System administrators will immediately go through affected users and will attempt to reset passwords if needed after informing the user.

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