The protection and privacy of your Personal information is one of Irish Newspaper Archives highest priorities. Our goal is to ensure that our customers feel safe and secure in the knowledge that Irish Newspaper Archives handles all Personal information in a responsible manner while complying with data protection laws. At Irish Newspaper Archives we believe in been totally transparent, upfront and honest with how we manage your Personal information. To that effect we are guided by three simple principles:
Policy Statement Content:
LAST UPDATED: May 2018
This online resource www.irishnewspaperarchives.com / www.irishnewsarchive.com is owned by Irish Newspaper Archive Limited company registration number. 6390253N with registered offices at Unit 2 Saint Kieran’s Enterprise Centre, Furze Road, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18, D18 VOA3.
Irish Newspaper Archives are guided by and adhere to Ireland’s Data Protection Act of 2003. The 2003 Amendment Act brought our law into line with the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC.
If you require any help or explanation on how we manage your data please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
So that we can provide you with our service we only gather a minimal amount of information. In other words, we only gather what we need.
A) During the registration process you enter information about yourself such as your name and your email address. Information is also received when you purchase a product or a service from us. Information can also be received when you contact our company or take part in competitions or surveys. A third-party payment gateway vendor is used to process our payments and no card information is stored by Irish Newspaper Archives. No record of credit cards are stored by Irish Newspaper Archives. Please view our third-party data sharing section below.
B) In some cases, you the user choose to share information with us. If you create content from and on our site, we also receive and use that information. This may include Personal information about you and other people.
C) Through sections of the site example; Blog other people may share information about you through post comments, notes or tags that relate to you.
D) Additional Information that we receive from you: When you visit our online resource, we receive information on what pages you visit, searches you perform which URL’s you follow, content you download and upload, items you purchase. Browser information, your location, screen size, your IP (Internet Protocol). Further information received includes the sites you visit us from or leave us to go to eg Twitter or Facebook or Google.
We do not collect sensitive Personal information on your union affiliations, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. These are examples of sensitive information only and more information can be provided on this category by contacting email@example.com
Information is gathered from your visit using analytic software that utilise cookies and pixels. Cookies and pixels help us to understand how you interact with our site and where you visited our site from our leave our site to go to. Some tools allow us to see what interests you in when we send our emails. To purchase products/services from our site you must be over 18 years old. Details on our age restrictions can be viewed here; Terms and Conditions.
All information gathered and stored by Irish Newspaper archives is help us offer a better service and to improve our communication to you. Reasons for gathering this information are listed below:
In order to efficiently manage our service/website
You can control how we market to you by using the unsubscribe link in any email you receive, by changing your account preferences, or by following the instructions in any other marketing communications you receive or by email us here at firstname.lastname@example.org . You can also phone Irish Newspaper Archives +353 (0) 12942173
Legitimate Interest – Your Personal data can be processed so that we can improve our resource and services. By processing your data we can improve how we communicate and manage the customer relationship. It also helps us to see what features work and what features don’t work on our site and who and what group of people like the features created.
Contractual Necessity - In order for us to provide our service and create a subscription in your name we have to process your Personal data to take payment to start the service contract.
Consent – Where you have given us consent to contact you in regard to services, sales, marketing and general news. At all times you can decide to change your consent through our unsubscribe links which is contained in every email sent
Legal Reasons – To comply with any court order or to apply Irish Newspaper Archives Terms & Conditions
In order to provide our service to you we are required to use some third-party vendors. An example of our use of a third party would be when we process your credit card details during the subscription process or when a product is purchased from our site. A payment gateway is required for us to carry out our duties in providing our services and products. Our payment processors do not decide what is done with your data and only process it on our behalf.
Our payment gateway provider is a Level 1 PCI certified payment services provider, a certification provided by an accredited third party. In order to maintain this status an annual security audit is performed.
Through the course of providing our service Personal information may be transferred outside of the EEA (European Economic Area). To the extent that we transfer any Personal data to countries outside the EEA that do not have adequate protection under laws that apply to us, we will make sure that suitable safeguards are in place before transferring any Personal data.
We will disclose your Personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation. This includes disclosing information to organisations for the purposes of fraud protection, credit risk reduction, or the order of a court or regulator.
On occasion we contract third party vendors to assist us in providing marketing campaigns, surveys and with our hosting requirements. However, we will never provide your details to a third party for their own marketing purposes. As with all of our communications you can decline to receiving information by using the unsubscribe option at the bottom of the email, by contacting us at email@example.com or by phone +353 (0) 12942173
If at any time our business is sold to a third party you agree that your Personal information may be transferred to the new business owners.
Cookies and pixels are used to gather analytic information through resources such as Google Analytics and Facebook.
We are committed to putting security first when dealing with your Personal information. We use secure server software to encrypt Personal Information. Strict security procedures are in place in the storage and disclosure of your Personal information. These include fire-walls and current anti-virus suites.
When it comes to your login-user details for our site it is extremely important to keep them confidential. If you feel that your access details have been accessed please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Under the Data Protection law, you have a number of rights with respect to your Personal information, which are:
You have the right to complain to the DPO which enforces Data Protection Laws
If you would like to discuss your Personal data you can contact us at
Our service is a subscription-based service that requires some of your information to verify your identity to access the site or to process payment details for repeat active accounts (auto-renewal). We will hold registered user information for as long as reasonably necessary. However, if your Personal information has not been used by you to access your account or your subscription has expired more then 5 years we reserve the right to delete any information provided to us.
Please feel free to contact our office if you would like further information on the above or wish to discuss your Personal information.
Post: Data Protection Officer
Irish Newspaper Archive
Unit 2 St K.E.C.,
Sandyford Industrial Estate, Dublin 18 D18VOA3