Privacy Policy

Our website address is: http://www.daisydownes.com or www.daisydownes.ie

This privacy policy sets out the basis on which any information that we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. By accessing and browsing our website, you confirm that you accept and give your consent to the processing of your personal data as described in this Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our website.

Information we collect

When you visit this website, information such as your IP address, details of your browser and the device you use to access this website may be collected. This information is used to keep our website secure and to ensure that content is presented effectively for your device. We do not use analytics and unless you contact us, we don’t have your email address.

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 anonymised 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 availablehere. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

 

Cookies

We use cookies where they are needed for the operation and security of this website. Cookies are small text files which are automatically stored on your device when you access and use certain features. On this site the cookies we use include:

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If you try to access restricted areas of this site, for example by logging in to the administration area, you may encounter additional cookies. You can control how cookies are used on your device in your browser settings.

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.

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Data shared with third parties

We use third parties to deliver various services necessary for the operation of this website and for things like spam detection and security.  These service providers include Blacknight (hosting), WordPress (website operation), Wordfence (website security), Akismet (spam protection). When you use this website, your information may be shared with these service providers.

When you contact us

If you use contact us using the contact form on this website, please be aware that the transmission of information via the internet is not secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, your use of contact forms on this website is therefore at your own risk.

Your Rights

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.

Updates

We may update this privacy policy at any time.  Your continued use of the website following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

If you have any questions, comments and requests regarding this Policy please contact us.