Website of SongwritingEssentials.ie
This statement relates to our privacy practices in connection with this website. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such. Some technical terms used in this statement are explained at the end of this page.
SongwritingEssentials.ie fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear permission. Any personal information which you volunteer to SongwritingEssentials.ie will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 & 2003.
Collection and use of personal information
SongwritingEssentials.ie does not collect any personal data about you on this website, apart from information which you volunteer (for example, by using our online contact form). Any information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties, and is used by SongwritingEssentials.ie only in line with the purpose for which you provided it. Your personal data may also be anonymised and used for statistical purposes.
Requests regarding data supplied via this website
On request, we supply copies of your personal data which you may have supplied via this website. If you wish to obtain such copies, you must e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. You should include any personal identifiers which you supplied earlier via the website (e.g. Name; address; phone number; e-mail address). Your request will be dealt with as soon as possible and will take not more than 30 days to process.
If you discover that this office holds inaccurate information about you, you can request SongwritingEssentials.ie to correct that information. Such a request must be via e-mail.
In certain circumstance you may also request that data which you have supplied via the website be deleted. If you wish to request a deletion, you would be expected to provide proof of your identity. We use Mailchimp to process our email marketing communications and all communications from SongwritingEssentials.ie via that platform include links to allow you to update your information or unsubscribe.
Complaints about data processed via the website
If you are concerned about how personal data are processed via this website, please do not hesitate to bring such concerns to the attention of SongwritingEssentials.ie at the contact details below.
Collection and use of technical information
We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
The only cookies in use on our site are for Google Analytics and the Facebook Pixel.
Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.
Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.
Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.
Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
The Facebook Pixel is also a cookie that helps SongwritingEssentials.ie understand your activity on our site and how it relates to the data you share on Facebook. It allows us to ensure that advertising we purchase on Facebook are shown to you or people like you. It helps us develop a more seamless experience for Facebook users of our site. Facebook does not share any personal data about you with us. The data created by your visit to our site is processed by Facebook. You can control or opt out of this via https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen If you are not a Facebook user, this issue does not affect you.
Glossary of technical terms used
web browser – The piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla FireFox, Google Chrome, Opera, Apple Safari, etc..
IP address – The identifying details for your computer (or your internet company’s computer), expressed in “internet protocol” code (for example 123.456.7.8). Every computer connected to the web has a unique IP address, although the address may not be the same every time a connection is made.
This privacy statement was written on 24 July 2018 and may be amended in the future.