Last updated April 13, 2021
When using our website and submitting personal data to us, you may have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other laws. Depending on the legal basis for processing your personal data, you may have some or all of the following rights:
The right to be informed: You have the right to be informed about the personal data we collect from you, and how we process it.
The right of access: You have the right to get confirmation that your personal data is being processed and have the ability to access your personal data.
The right to rectification: You have the right to have your personal data corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
The right to erasure: You have the right to request the removal or deletion of your personal data if there is no compelling reason for us to continue processing it.
The right to object: You have the right to object to us processing your personal data.
Information we collect
You are not required to provide us with any personally identifiable information as a Visitor.
When you register with us through the Site and become a Registered User, we collect your personally identifiable information. This refers to information about you that can be used to contact or identify you (“personally identifiable information“). Personally identifiable Information includes, but is not limited to, your name, phone numbers, email address, business address, and intended usage of requested information, but does not include your credit card number or billing information.
We collect information about you so that we can personalise your experience and better respond to your individual needs, to improve our website generally, to administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature and to send periodic emails.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email.
We collect your personally identifiable Information in the following ways:
Automatically collected information
When you use our Website, our servers automatically collect certain information that your web browser sends by the interaction of your mobile phone or web browser with our Website. These automated means may include Web Analytics information such as your Internet Protocol address, browser type and language, platform type, landing pages, pages viewed, bounce rates, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time of your request, and cookies that may identify your browser. Such information is typically considered Non Personal Information. This mentioned information is being collected when:
Automatic information and log data
We automatically receive information from your web browser or mobile device. This information includes the name of the website from which you entered our Website, if any, as well as the name of the website to which you’re headed when you leave our website.
Through cookies and other automated means, Web servers may log information such as the IP address of your computer/proxy server that you use to access the Internet, your device type, operating system type, mobile device identifier, browser type, domain, and other system settings, the name of your ISP or mobile carrier.
We use all of this information to analyze trends among our Users to help improve our Website.
Submitting a CV or employment application
When submitting a resume or employment application we might collect your first and last name, email address,region, city, date of birth and social profile links that you provide.
Use of your information
We use the personally identifiable information you provide to us along with automatically collected information we receive to customize our Website.
We use the information we collect about you to establish your account and provide the Services; provide customized content to you; communicate with you through email and phone, send you emails to inform you about our features and services; promotional messages and web analytics data, provide feedback to third party businesses; and take action regarding unlawful or harmful activities, contact you with marketing and advertising that we believe may be of interest to you or provide our products and services you have requested or purchased from us.
Communication and emails
When we communicate with you about our website, we will use the email address you provided when you registered as a member or user. We may also send you emails with promotional information about our website or offers from us or our affiliates unless you have opted out of receiving such information. You can change your contact preferences at any time through your account or by sending us an email with your request.
Sharing information with affiliates and other third parties
We do not sell, rent or trade your personally identifiable information to third parties for marketing purposes. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Sharing Information with Facebook and Google for Marketing Purposes
We may share your personally identifiable information with third parties for similar audience marketing purposes. Similar audience marketing is also called lookalike audience marketing. The third parties we share your personally identifiable information with for this type of marketing include Facebook and/or Google Analytics and/or Google Search Console, Google Adwords and/or any other Google tools. Using your personally identifiable information, for similar audience marketing or lookalike audience marketing helps us find new audiences based on similar interests to yours. Your personally identifiable information is only shared with Facebook and Google for this type of marketing. By using our website and agreeing to our privacy notice, you are giving your consent for your personally identifiable information to be used for the marketing purposes described within this section.
Links to other websites
We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other websites which you access from this Site or through the Services. If you choose to visit an individual, a business or advertiser’s website by “clicking on” on a third party link located at https://swordmedia.ie, you will be directed to that third party’s website. The fact that we link to a website or present an advertisement is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of any such third party’s privacy or information security policies or practices.
The security of your information is very important to us, but please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. As a result, whilst we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information which you send to us, and you do so at your own risk.