PRIVACY

The Act Now on 2015 campaign & its partners are committed to respecting the privacy of their users. No personal data is gathered without your knowledge. This e-card is sent to its recipients with your name and email address.


If you have accessed this e-action through one of our partners website, please read their privacy statement. The Act Now on 2015 campaign recommends third parties strongly to have and enforce an adequate privacy policy. Nevertheless the privacy policy of a third party may be different to ours and we recommend you carefully review any third party's privacy policy before. The Act Now on 2015 campaign cannot guarantee security of data which is being processed by entities of third parties.

Overview

The Act Now on 2015 campaign strives to provide a safe, secure user experience. This Privacy Statement sets forth the online data collection and usage policies and practices that apply to the Act Now on 2015 campaign website http://www.actnow2015.ie. By using this website, you consent to the policies and practices described in this statement.

We offer our service to every person world-wide. To ensure data and privacy security we ensured that the mechanism of our own website, the gathering of information as well as the use and storage of information conform with the lowest common legal intervention which corresponds to data and privacy security interpretation world-wide. This affects the range of how your personal information is collected (e.g. the personal information you provide when you fill in a form), how it is then used and disclosed, its accuracy, how securely it is kept as well as your general right to access that information.

Our sites contain links to other websites over which we have no control. The Act Now on 2015 campaign is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other websites to which you choose to link from this site. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those other websites so you can understand how they collect, use and share your information. This privacy statement applies solely to the information we collect on the Act Now on 2015 campaign website.

Collection and Retention of Information

In some areas of our website, the Act Now on 2015 campaign requests or may request that you provide personal information, including your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, contact information, and any other information from which your identity is discernible. It is important to keep in mind that we do not collect personally-identifiable information (name, address, e-mail address or other unique identifiers) on our web site unless we specifically advise you that we are doing so. We especially do not gather so called sensitive information as passport numbers, social security numbers, tax file numbers, credit worthiness information, health or medical information.

When you sign up for online actions (e-cards, petitions, event registration) you provide us with your name and email. These online actions are sent to their recipients with your name and email address.

We do not share or otherwise disclose any personal information, including your name or e-mail addresses with other organisations.

We also gather or may gather certain information about your use of our site, such as what areas you visit and what services you access. Moreover, there is information about your computer hardware and software that may be collected by the Act Now on 2015 campaign. This information can include without limitation your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information does not identify you personally. We maintain the above information in system logs and use this information to make our site more useful to visitors by learning the number of visitors to our site, the number of pages served, and the level of demand for specific pages. We do not track or record information about identifiable individuals and their visits.

We retain indefinitely all the information we gather about you in an effort to make your repeat use with us more efficient, practical and relevant.

Use of Information by the Act Now on 2015 campaign

We use the information we gather on the site, whether personal, demographic, collective or technical, for the purpose of operation and improving the site and fostering a positive user experience.

We have areas where you can submit feedback. Any feedback you submit in these areas becomes our property, and we can use such feedback in connection with the site or contact you for further information.

Disclosure of Information to Others

We do not disclose to third parties your personal information, combined personal and demographic information or information about your use of the Site (such as areas you visit or services you access), except that:
(a) We may disclose such information to companies and individuals we employ to perform functions on our behalf. Examples may include hosting our web servers, and analyzing data. These companies and individuals will have access to your personal information as necessary to perform their functions, but they may not share that information with any other third party.

Any gathered data i.e. individual's name and email address will not be sold or rented or given away otherwise by the Act Now on 2015 campaign unless such action is specifically authorized by law. This provision shall not be construed to require the withholding of names and addresses otherwise permitted to be made public.

Use of Cookies

The Act Now on 2015 campaign website use "cookies" to help personalise and maximise your online experience and time online. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard drive by a web page server. Cookies are not used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to your computer, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalise pages or register, a cookie helps us to recall your specific information (such as user name, password and preferences). Because of our use of cookies, we can deliver faster and more accurate results and a more personalised site experience. When you return to the site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customised. We also use cookies to track click streams and for load balancing.

You may have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline all cookies if you prefer. Alternatively, you may be able to modify your browser setting to notify you each time a cookie is tendered and permit you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis. If you chose to decline cookies, however, that may hinder performance and negatively impact your experience on the site.

Security

The Act Now on 2015 campaign has implemented reasonable technical and organisation measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. We will use all reasonable endeavors to ensure that you only provide personal information in a secure environment and when the information is no longer needed it will be destroyed or permanently render anonymous. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.

We operate secure data networks protected by an industry standard firewall and password protection system. We also take care to ensure that we have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse, unauthorized access, alteration, modification or disclosure of your user data under our control. We limit employee access to the servers and databases that store user information. We have taken all reasonable steps to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, loss, misuse or alteration of data. You should be aware of the inherent risks associated with the transmission of information via the Internet.

We are constantly improving our website and the tools you can use to manage the data that you provide to us. Please refer to this page from time to time to see any new policies about the use of these new features.

Changes to Privacy Statement

If we decide to change our privacy statement, we will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and to whom we will disclose it. If at any time, you have questions or concerns about the Act Now on 2015 campaign's privacy statement, please feel free to email us at coordinator@actnow2015.ie