Privacy Policy

INFORMATION THAT DUBLIN’S WRITERS COLLECTS FROM YOU (INCLUDING PERSONAL INFORMATION)

Dublin’s Writers directly collects information when you:

– sign up / subscribe to receive a Dublin’s Writers’ newsletter, or request email alerts;
– purchase a product or service;
– send email messages to Dublin’s Writers;
– participate in user surveys; and
– participate in public forums and other interactive experiences on the Dublin’s Writers’ website.

Dublin’s Writers also indirectly collects usage information about your visit to the Dublin’s Writers’ website, as explained in the section below titled Cookies and Tracking Technologies.

Dublin’s Writers does not itself collect or store financial account data.  Instead, if you choose to make a purchase on the Dublin’s Writers website, you will be directed to Dublin’s Writers’ third-party payment processor, which is PayPal.

Dublin’s Writers requires your Personal Information only in limited circumstances when you:

– sign up for a Dublin’s Writers’ newsletter (name, username, email address, country of residence);
– request email alerts
– purchase a product

You may voluntarily choose to share additional Personal Information on the Dublin’s Writers’ website, for example:

when participating in a forum or other interactive experience on the Dublin’s Writers’ website.

Dublin’s Writers encourages you to use discretion before voluntarily sharing additional Personal Information on the Dublin’s Writers’ website. (If you later choose to delete your Dublin’s Writers account, deletion of your Personal Information will be subject to the process and limits outlined below.)

COOKIES AND TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES ON THE DUBLIN’S WRITERS’ WEBSITE

Like many companies and organisations, Dublin’s Writers uses Cookies and other common Tracking Technologies on the Dublin’s Writers’ website and in email communications to help Dublin’s Writers better understand your use and needs of the Dublin’s Writers’ website, current and future Dublin’s Writers-related products and services, and how Dublin’s Writers can improve. For example:

Based on your cookie settings, Dublin’s Writers tracks information indicating, among other things, which pages of the Dublin’s Writer’s website were visited, the order in which they were viewed, when they were visited, and which hyperlinks and other user interface controls were used;

Dublin’s Writers may log the IP address, operating system, and browser software you used when accessing the Dublin’s Writers’ website, and Dublin’s Writers may be able to determine from an IP address your Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of your point of connectivity;

Dublin’s Writers may track and collect information from emails that Dublin’s Writers sends to you, for example whether you opened the email or clicked on any links from the email.

Dublin’s Writers may also track and understand how you interact with Dublin’s Writers’ social media, and how you find or may be referred to the Dublin’s Writers’ website.

Dublin’s Writers uses Cookies and other Tracking Technologies for the following purposes:

when necessary for system administration, security, and integrity to ensure the Dublin’s Writers’ website work properly for you. Without these technologies, the Dublin’s Writers’ website may not function correctly;

to enable analytics, performance and functionality, to help Dublin’s Writers gather information about how visitors use the Dublin’s Writers’ website and monitor the Dublin’s Writers’ website performance, and to enhance your experience by recognizing and remembering whether you have visited the Dublin’s Writers’ website before and may have any personal preferences; and

to support marketing by enabling Dublin’s Writers to deliver content relevant to your interests on the Dublin’s Writers’ website based on how you interact with Dublin’s Writers advertisements or content. Dublin’s Writers use “first-party” cookies, which means cookies served by Dublin’s Writers and, and also “third-party” cookies, which means cookies served by third parties that help Dublin’s Writers and track this information.

You have some options for managing Cookies and other Tracking Technologies. These include:

Modifying your browser settings: You should be able to control how and whether your web browser accepts Cookies by adjusting its privacy and security settings. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new Cookies, how to receive notification of new Cookies, and how to disable existing Cookies. If you reject the Dublin’s Writers’ Cookies, many functions and conveniences of the Dublin’s Writers’ website may not work properly.

Opting-out of certain third-party tracking and advertising: Some of the third parties used by Dublin’s Writers for Cookies and Tracking Technologies offer the ability to opt-out from their tracking by following processes described on their website. Dublin’s Writers is not responsible for the effectiveness of any third-party opt-out options.

HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS USED

Dublin’s Writers uses information, including Personal Information, to carry out the following purposes:

Operate and improve the Dublin’s Writers’ website – this includes creating and improving features that support the Dublin’s Writers community and enable the Dublin’s Writers’ website usage at scale.

Offer and improve products and services – this includes enabling you to navigate the Dublin’s Writers’ website and to purchase or obtain products and services on the Dublin’s Writers website.

Develop and maintain the security and performance of the Dublin’s Writers’ website – this includes tracking Dublin’s Writers’ website outages and creating software solutions, and monitoring uses, misuses, and potential misuses of the Dublin’s Writers’ website.

Communicate with you – this includes notifying you of Dublin’s Writers’ website maintenance and updates, marketing to you about products and services of Dublin’s Writers, or their affiliates, and as permitted under applicable law, sending you communications about products or services of selected business partners that may be of interest to you.

Track Dublin’s Writers’ website usage against goals and mission – this includes performing analytics to evaluate access to products and services and to report aggregate usage information (not Personal Information) to business partners and external audiences.

Exercise, enforce, and comply with legal rights and obligations – this includes responding to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process; and investigating, preventing, or taking action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, security or technical issues, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Dublin’s Writers, or others, and as otherwise required by applicable law.

Dublin’s Writers may also seek your consent for additional uses of information, including Personal Information, and will use it only for the purpose described to you. All use of Personal Information is subject to applicable law.

HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS SHARED

Dublin’s Writers shares information, including Personal Information, with third parties for the following purposes:

With service providers, contractors, and other third parties that help carry out the uses described above – Dublin’s Writers requires third parties to: (1) abide by this Privacy Policy and applicable law; (2) handle Personal Information in a confidential manner and maintain adequate security; and (3) use Personal Information only as needed to fulfil the relevant purpose(s). In some cases, the Dublin’s Writers’ website is integrated with third-party services or contains links to websites published by third parties, including other content providers as well as service providers. These third parties are responsible for their own privacy practices, so you should pay attention anytime you are redirected to a third-party website and be sure to review its privacy policy.

With affiliates of Dublin’s Writers, or with successors in the event of a merger, acquisition, or reorganization, for their use consistent with this Privacy Policy.

Dublin’s Writers may also seek your consent for additional disclosures of information, including Personal Information, and will share it only as described to you. In addition, Dublin’s Writers may share with the public and with third parties, including but not limited to researchers and business partners, information and Personal Information that is de-identified or aggregated in a manner that does not personally identify you.

HOW TO MANAGE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You can manage your Personal Information through requests to Dublin’s Writers user support team. Dublin’s Writers will provide support to the extent required by applicable law (for example, website visitors in the European Union) and more broadly when possible, as a courtesy in our sole discretion. Dublin’s Writers will notify you in the event that Dublin’s Writers is unable to meet a request that is not legally required.

Access and correct your Personal Information

Please contact Dublin’s Writers user support to access and update this or other information.

Exceptions:

Dublin’s Writers does not track or index every time or every place on the Dublin’s Writers’ website when or where a user may volunteer Personal Information, so Dublin’s Writers will be unable to help you locate or manage all such instances. Dublin’s Writers encourages you to use discretion before volunteering Personal Information on the Dublin’s Writers’ website.

Restrict or object to the processing of Personal Information

If you want to manage emails and other communications to you, you may contact Dublin’s Writers user support. You may object to, or request that Dublin’s Writers stop its use of your Personal Information for other purposes by contacting the Dublin’s Writers user support team.

Delete account and Personal Information

To request deletion of your Dublin’s Writers Personal Information, you should visit the unsubscribe page of the Dublin’s Writers’ website. Because deletion on the Dublin’s Writers system is a permanent action and cannot be reversed, Dublin’s Writers may ask you to complete a process that aims to confirm your authority to manage the Dublin’s Writers data affected by your request.

With respect to your Dublin’s Writers account, Dublin’s Writers will permanently:

– deactivate your Dublin’s Writers account,
– retire your username, and
– remove you from Dublin’s Writers email lists

With respect to your Personal Information, Dublin’s Writers will permanently delete your Dublin’s Writers account profile Personal Information from the Dublin’s Writers website.

As noted above, to the extent that Dublin’s Writers associates the information that Dublin’s Writers collects directly or indirectly with an individual (for example, you), the association is based on Personal Information in your Dublin’s Writers account profile. By erasing the Personal Information in your Dublin’s Writers account profile, the remaining information about your activity on Dublin’s Writers website will no longer be associated with you, except as noted below.

These changes will be applied to data stores that are used for operation of the Dublin’s Writers’ website.

Exceptions:

Deletion will not apply to historical activity logs or archives unless and until these logs and data naturally “age-off” the Dublin’s Writers’ system.

Dublin’s Writers does not track or index every time or every place on the Dublin’s Writers’ website when or where a user may volunteer Personal Information, so Dublin’s Writers will be unable to help you locate or manage all such instances. Dublin’s Writers encourages you to use discretion before voluntarily sharing your Personal Information on the Dublin’s Writers website.

Dublin’s Writers cannot always delete records of past interactions and transactions. For example, records relating to previous purchases on the Dublin’s Writers’ website must be retained for financial reporting, audit, and compliance reasons.

Dublin’s Writers will retain and use Personal Information as necessary to comply with its legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce its agreements, and as otherwise permitted by applicable law.

Data retention

Dublin’s Writers will retain your Personal Information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you with services; to maintain a record of your transactions for financial reporting, audit, and compliance purposes; and to comply with the Dublin’s Writers’ legal obligations, resolve disputes, enforce its agreements, and as otherwise permitted by applicable law. Upon your request that Dublin’s Writers deactivate your account and delete your information, Dublin’s Writers will follow the process described above.

STORAGE & SECURITY

Dublin’s Writers stores information, including Personal Information, on its own servers and on servers of companies that Dublin’s Writers hires to provide services. In each case, information may be stored in the United States and in other countries where Dublin’s Writers operates, and in countries where Dublin’s Writers service providers operate. If you are in the European Union, Switzerland, or other regions with laws governing data collection and use, you acknowledge that Dublin’s Writers may transfer, process and store your personal information in the United States and other countries, the privacy laws of which may be considered less strict than those of your region.

Dublin’s Writers controls its own copy of information collected through the Dublin’s Writers’ website and has an information security program designed to protect information in its possession or control. This is done through a variety of privacy and security policies, processes, and procedures. Dublin’s Writers uses administrative, physical, and technical safeguards that reasonably and appropriately protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the information that it collects, receives, stores, or transmits. Nonetheless, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure; and therefore, Dublin’s Writers cannot guarantee its absolute security. While Dublin’s Writers works hard to ensure the integrity and security of its network and systems, Dublin’s Writers cannot guarantee that its security measures will prevent “hackers” or other unauthorized persons from illegally accessing or obtaining information.

If Dublin’s Writers learns of a security breach involving its copy of your Personal Information, Dublin’s Writers may attempt to notify you electronically so that you may take appropriate protective steps. By using the Dublin’s Writers website or by providing Personal Information to Dublin’s Writers, you agree that Dublin’s Writers can communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Dublin’s Writers’ website. If a security systems breach occurs, Dublin’s Writers may post a notice on the Dublin’s Writers homepage (www.dublinswriters.com) or elsewhere on the Dublin’s Writers’ website and may send an email to you at the email address associated with your Dublin’s Writers account. Depending on where you are located, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach, involving your Personal Information, in writing.

PRIVACY POLICY UPDATES

This Privacy Policy will be reviewed and updated from time to time. When changes are made, the Privacy Policy will be labelled as “Revised (date),” indicating that you should review the new terms, which will be effective immediately upon posting on this page, with an updated effective date. By accessing the Dublin’s Writers’ website after any changes have been made, you accept the modified Privacy Policy and any changes contained therein. In case you miss the notification referenced above, be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of this Privacy Policy.

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have privacy concerns, have disclosed data you would prefer to keep private, or would like to access the Personal Information that Dublin’s Writers maintains about you, please contact us at Privacy@DublinsWriters.com. You may also write to us at:

Data Protection
Dublin’s Writers
Maryville House
Southern Road
Cork
T12 N5WY
IRELAND

GLOSSARY

Cookies are unique identifiers usually in the form of small data files placed on your device that send certain information about your activity on the Dublin’s Writers’ website or in an email communication back to Dublin’s Writers, or the authorized third party that served the cookie. Dublin’s Writers or third parties may also use Flash cookies.

The Dublin’s Writers’ website consists of all content and pages located within the DublinsWriters.com web domain and all Dublin’s Writers’ mobile applications.

Personal Information is information that specifically identifies you or that, when combined with other information, could be used to identify you.

Tracking Technologies are web beacons, clear gifs, pixels, and similar technologies that are also unique identifiers used to track your online activity but are not stored on your device.

Effective from 3rd February 2020

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