Who we are

In this privacy policy references to “we”, “us” and “our” are to Carmel Smyth Batik. References to “our Website” or “the Website” are to  https://carmelsmythbatik.ie.

We are committed to recognizing and respecting your privacy rights by keeping you informed and processing and protecting your personal data in compliance with applicable regulatory disclosure requirements. Except as set out below, we do not share, or sell, or disclose to a third party, any personally identifiable information collected at this site.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Effective May 23rd, 2018, if you are from the European Economic Area (“EEA“), our processing of your personal data will comply with the Regulations (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, known as the General Data Protection

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

When you complete and submit one of our contact forms your e-mail address are recognized by our servers and the pages that you visit are recorded. We shall not under any circumstances divulge your e-mail address to any person who is not an employee or contractor of ours and who does not need to know, either generally or specifically. Basic identification and contact information, such as your name, email address and contact details is used:

  1. to correspond with you or deal with you as you expect.
  2. in a collective way not referable to any particular individual, for the purpose of quality control and improvement of our site;
  3. to send you news about the services to which you have signed up;
  4. to tell you about other of our services or services of sister websites.

If you provide information to us with a view to it being read, copied, downloaded or used by other people, we accept no responsibility for what that third party may do with it. It is up to you to satisfy yourself about the privacy level of every person who might see your information

Financial information relating only to your credit cards

This information is never taken by us the merchant either through our website or otherwise. At the point of payment, you are transferred to a secure page on the third party website such as Stripe , ApplePay or PayPal. These pages may be dressed in our “livery”, but it is not controlled by us. Our staff and contractors never have access to it.

About Paypal

You can use Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express with PayPal without  the need to set up a Paypal account. Plus, when you pay with PayPal, you do not expose your credit card number to us the merchant. Of course you may also pay through your paypal account if you wish. PayPal is a secure online payment system used and trusted by over 78 million users worldwide. PayPal protects your financial information with industry-leading security and fraud prevention systems.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive through your web browser when you visit any web site. They are widely used to make web sites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

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.

You can manually disable cookies at any time – check your browser’s ‘Help’ to find out how. This will not affect your ability to view the site.  We recommend however that you allow the use of cookies in order to take advantage of the features of our website that rely on their use.  We use the information to improve your experience of our site and allow us quickly retrieve your login information. This cookie collects information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from, and the pages they visited.

Analytics

We may use Google Analytics or software embedded in our website (such as JavaScript) to collect information about which pages you view and how you reach them, what you do when you visit a page, the length of time you remain on the page, and how we perform in providing content to you.

Who we share your data with

Except as specified above, we do not rent, sell or otherwise disclose any of your information to any person outside our business.

Business Transfers or Bankruptcy

In the event of a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy or other sale of all or a portion of our assets or any business, any user information owned or controlled by us may be one of the assets transferred to third parties in such transaction or event. We reserve the right, as part of this type of transaction or event, to transfer or assign your information and other information we have collected from users of the Services to third parties. Other than to the extent ordered by a bankruptcy or other court, the use and disclosure of all transferred user information will be subject to this Privacy Policy. However, any information you submit or that is collected after this type of transfer may be subject to a new privacy policy adopted by the successor entity or acquirer, as applicable.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, 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

We acknowledge your right to access and control your personal data. To request access, correction or deletion of your personal data or if you have any query, please contact us at info@carmelsmythbatik,ie 

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

Except as specified above, we do not rent, sell or otherwise disclose any of your information to any person outside our business.

Third party advertising

Third parties may advertise on our website. In doing so, those parties, their agents or other companies working for them may use technology that automatically collects your IP address when they send an advertisement that appears on our site to your browser. They may also use other technology such as cookies or JavaScript to personalise the content of, and to measure the performance of their adverts. We do not have control over these technologies or the data that these parties obtain. Accordingly, this privacy notice does not cover the information practices of these third parties.