Privacy

January 2021

We highly respect your privacy and value your right to the simplest and most transparent understanding of how this website operates. The objective is to be fully compliant with GDPR regulations and data protection principles.

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments you can phone us on 00353-87-7989809 or send an email to wexfordopenwaterseaswimming@gmail.com.

What type of information is collected?
If you submit your name, email and/or phone number or other information via the contact form on this website, this information is stored so that we can follow up with you in respect of your message/s.

Cookies are used on this website. Cookies are small text files which are transferred to your computer or mobile when you visit a website. Please see the Cookie Policy below for more details.

Who is able to gain access to your details?
We utterly respect your right to privacy so you can rest assured that under no circumstances will we sell or rent your information to any third parties, nor will we give access to your details for marketing purposes.

What are your rights?
In line with GDPR regulations which are in effect from 25th May 2018, you may ask us for a copy of the details we hold for you. You can equally request us to edit, adjust or delete any or all of this information. We are obliged to deliver upon your request within 30 days under GDPR legislation.

How do we protect your information?
We go to considerable lengths to ensure any personal information is protected. This is done via the use of a security certificate (SSL), encryption and other security measures.

Data Retention
The amount of time that the data is retained, depends on the type of data being retained, and how that is used.  In some cases, there will be a legal requirement to hold data for a specified amount of time. In other cases, the data will not be retained for any longer than necessary for the purpose that it was collected and processed.

Breaches
If an extraordinary situation arises where any sensitive data has been breached, hacked or stolen, it is our policy to notify you as soon as possible of such breaches, along with our contingency plan to limit any potential damage arising from such a breach.

External links to other websites
This website may contain links to external websites that belong to other companies. This document only serves as a privacy policy for this website, and as such it’s imperative that you read the privacy documents supplied by the other websites that you visit – even if it’s through a link on this website.
Additionally, if you have accessed this website via an external link on another site, then we cannot guarantee that they have the same privacy policy as this one. Please make sure you read their privacy documents to ensure that their practices are in line with your expectations.

Minors
If you are under 18 years old, parental/guardian permission is required before any personal information is provided to us. 

Policy Reviews
This Privacy Statement is reviewed and updated on an ongoing basis.  

Cookies Policy

Cookies are small text files which are transferred to your computer or mobile when you visit a website. 

Google Analytics cookies such as _ga and _gid are used on this website. These cookies may be updated from time to time. They are used to distinguish users to enable statistical analysis. Google may implement more than those two cookies to gather anonymised statistical data. For more details on Google Analytics and the cookies it uses, please have a look here. Google Analytics is used to process non-personally identifiable data to track and understand aggregated usage metrics on the website, such as number of visitors and unique visits. With these privacy safeguards in place, Google Analytics and the cookies it requires to function are deemed as strictly necessary.

This is a WordPress website so, some strictly necessary WordPress cookies may be served. These are required for the smooth operation of the website. No personal data is collected. 

An additional cookie (cookie_notice_accepted) is set in the browser if the cookie notice at the bottom of the page has been accepted. This cookie does not hold any personal information and is used to determine whether the cookie notice should be re-served or not. 

You may wish to accept/refuse/delete cookies in your browser. The most popular browsers are Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera and Safari. Please review the links below which you may find helpful if you wish to manage the cookies directly in your browser:

Please be aware that if you block/disable cookies in your browser, you may see diminished function of our website and services.

You may wish to visit www.allaboutcookies.org to find out even more about cookies and how to manage them.