Our Privacy & Cookies Policy

Alta Ireland Privacy Statement

Introduction

Introduction To Our Privacy Policy

Here at Alta Ireland, we respect your right to privacy and security while using our website or services. We understand that people need to trust in the website that they are interacting with, and that visitors to our website should have total confidence while engaging with Alta ireland. We promise to treat the protection of your data, privacy and online security very seriously and we put this at the heart of everything we do.

This privacy policy provides transparent information about the ways in which Alta ireland collects, uses, stores, shares or keeps personal information provided to our company by users who interact with our services. Alta ireland complies with our obligations under the Data Protection Act 1988 and Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2003, and the EU2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications, EC Directive, Amendment Regulations 2011. By submitting your information and using our website, you consent to the collection, storage and processing of your information by us in the manner set out in this privacy policy.

Data Control

Data Control Overview

For the purposes of the EU2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the organisation that is ultimately responsible for the control of your data while using our services is Alta Ireland, 19C Rosemount Business park, Dublin 11, Ireland. Should you have any questions on how we protect your privacy, please contact us at the above address.

There are 2 types of information that we collect from you, Personal Data, and Non-Personal Data.

Personal Information Collected

Personal Data is collected from you if you voluntarily submit it to Alta Ireland. The provision of all personal information is voluntary, but some may be necessary to fully use our services. The types of personal data we collect are:

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Organisation Name
  • IP Address

This is information that you provide to us when you::

  • Browse our website.
  • Communicate with us via our contact page.
  • Engage with us on social media, e.g. ‘likes’, ‘tweets’, ‘shares’, ‘retweets’, ‘reposts’ etc.

Non Personal Information Collected

Non-Personal Data is collected from you when you engage with our site. This is information about your visits and how you navigate through our website. Including, (but not limited to), your page views, the length of your visit, browser type, operating system, IP address and location. Although classified as personal data, we will not use your IP address to identify you personally. This information is used to help Alta Ireland improve our website and to help ensure it is optimised best for your browser.

Information We Do Not Collect

Unnecessary Data: Alta Ireland will never ask you for information that is not necessary. Our aim is to ensure you have the best experience possible on our site, without any compromise on your privacy or security.


Sensitive Personal Data: Alta Ireland do not collect or store data of a highly sensitive nature. For example, we will not store your gender, marital status, personal group membership, political views, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or race.

How We Use Your Data

Personal Data

We will process any Personal Data you provide to us for the following purposes:

  • To conduct our business with you and activate your ability to use our services.
  • To personalise our site for you.
  • To send you Alta Ireland marketing communications only where you have subscribed to receive these.

Non-Personal Data

We use non-personal data gathered from visitors to our website in an aggregate form and for statistical purposes to gain a better understanding of where our visitors come from, how they interact with our site, and to help us better design and organise our web site for ease of customer interaction.

Marketing

We will use your details to send you updates on Alta Ireland offers, products and services which we identify as being relevant to you.

Cookie Policy

Cookies are small pieces of data that may be stored on your computer or mobile device. It allows our website to ‘remember’ your actions or your preferences to enhance your browsing experience. Some services may use cookies to deliver content specific to you and to save your personal preferences when you connect to our web site. You are always free to decline cookies, if your browser permits. You are also able to ask your browser to display a notification to you when a cookie is being sent and you can specifically choose to accept or decline to use this cookie. You can also delete all or individual cookie files from your computer at your discretion. This can generally be found in your browsers ‘Settings’ section.

The types of cookies used by Alta Ireland are broken into 3 categories, which are a mix of cookies created under the domain name of our service provider or under the altaireland.eu domain name and social media channels.

  • Functional:
  • These cookies support the use of the website and services and enable certain features to enhance your experience.
  • Performance:
  • These cookies provide information to Alta Ireland to enable us to improve our website and identify problems that you faced while visiting us. For example, these cookies may provide us with information about how you came to our website and how you navigated around our site during your visit. We also use these cookies to provide us with certain statistical and analytics information, such as how many visitors came to our website or how effective our advertising is in aggregate form.
  • Targeting:
  • These cookies provide Alta Ireland with information on how to improve our products and services and serve you. We use targeting cookies across our website and services for various marketing initiatives.

We don’t store any personally identifiable information such as your name or email address in cookies. Cookies are used on altaireland.eu to enhance your experience using our site, for example, they allow us to keep our website accurate, relevant to you, secure and up-to-date and help us identify errors and issues with our website layout.

Cookies enable Alta Ireland to analyse user behaviour on our website for the purposes of improving our offering, fix issues, and improve user experience. Working with specialist service providers, Alta Ireland reviews information relating to visitor sessions and use this information to make decisions which improve the website experience. Sensitive personal data is not collected during this process, however data such as browser types, time on page and navigational flow for example is collected and analysed in aggregate form.

Disclosure Information

Personal Data

We may disclose the data that you submit to Alta Ireland:

  • To legal enforcement authorities or legal representatives If we are required to do so by law or during any legal proceedings.
  • To acquirers or any prospective acquirers of our business or of an asset of our business*.

*We reserve 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 the assets of our company provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of our Privacy Statement and provided that the third party only uses your Personal Data for the purposes that you provided it to us. You will be notified in the event of any such transfer and you will be afforded an opportunity to opt-out.

Non-Personal Data

We may provide non-personal data to third parties, where such information is combined with similar information of other users of our web site. For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of users who visit our web site, the demographic breakdown of users of our web site, or the activities that visitors to our web site engage in while on our web site. The third parties to whom we may provide this information may include potential or actual advertisers, providers of advertising services (including web site tracking services), commercial partners, sponsors and other similar parties.

Retention of Your Data

Alta Ireland will retain your personal data for the minimum amount of time required to successfully carry out the specified purposes for collecting that data. Personal data will only be held for longer than necessary if we are required to retain this data by law or to facilitate any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings, or to assist in the prevention of fraud.

Security

Alta Ireland takes online security very seriously. We do not hold sensitive data when users interact with our site.

Updating, Verifying and Deleting Your Data

In accordance with our obligations under the Data Protection Act 1988 and Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2003, and the EU2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications, EC Directive, Amendment Regulations 2011, Alta Ireland will update or delete your Personal Data according to your request. Please contact Alta Ireland to have your Personal Data updated, amended or removed entirely from our systems.

Your Rights

To Be Informed:

Through our Privacy Policy, Alta Ireland wants to be as informative and as transparent as possible to ensure that you are aware of how seriously we treat your privacy while dealing with our business. If you have any questions on how we collect, retain and process your data, we would be happy to assist – please contact us via our contact page.

Access to your personal information:

You may request that we provide you with a record of the personal data that we retain about you. To make a data access request, please email Alta Ireland. In the interest of Data Protection, Alta ireland will require you to validate your access request and provide evidence of your identity. We aim to fulfil verified and active Data Access Requests within 30 days where they are not excessive, repetitive, invalid or unfounded. Alta Ireland will never hold unnecessary data for longer than required for fulfilling the specified purpose of which it was collected. We may not always be able to fully present what you have requested, for example if it would impact the duty of data protection or confidentiality we owe to other individuals, or if we are otherwise legally entitled to deal with the request in a different manner.

To correct/erase personal information:

You can request that Alta Ireland corrects any information about you which is incorrect. You can request that your information is erased. We always endeavour to complete your request fully; however, we may not always be able to fully comply with your request. For example, where we need to keep using your information to comply with our legal obligations, or where we need to use your information to establish, exercise or defend legal claims.

To restrict how we use personal information:

You may request that Alta Ireland restricts the use of your personal data in certain circumstances, for example:

  • Where you think the information is inaccurate and it needs to be amended, updated or verified.
  • Where you wish to unsubscribe to our marketing but do not wish to have your data erased.
To request us to transfer your information to another organisation:

You can request that we provide your personal data for transfer to the Data Protection Officer in another organisation in a structured, commonly used, machine readable format.

Amendments to Our Privacy Statement

Any changes to this Web Site Privacy Policy will be posted on this web site so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any time we decide to use Personal Data in a manner significantly different from that stated in this Web Site Privacy Policy, or otherwise disclosed to you at the time it was collected, we will notify you by email, and you will have a choice as to whether we use your information in the new manner.