This privacy policy is Shane Breslin’s statement of principles about how this website uses, stores and protects your personal information. It also explains how this website uses cookies.

I respect your right to privacy and will only process personal information you provide to us in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and other applicable privacy laws.

If I change our policy at any time, I will make sure you know what we’ve changed and why.

By choosing to access our website, our marketplace, or any of our calculators, information tools or other services, you agree to the terms of the privacy policy in effect from time to time.

If you have any questions about our policy or how I use your data, please feel free to get in touch by email at shane@shanebreslin.com.

While this is not a legally binding agreement I promise to hold to the principles in this statement.

Who I am:

  • Shane Breslin is a registered sole trader in Ireland.

 

Cookies

This website uses cookies to collect information about you. If you use this website, then you accept that I can use the cookies as set out below.

a. What are cookies and why do I use them?

Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer by this website and which collect certain personal information about you. Cookies enable us to tailor our service offering (including the websites) and to provide you with a better service.

b. What cookies do I use?

I use the following cookies:

i. Google Analytic cookies and Hotjar Analytics cookies. They allow us to collect information about how you use our website, such as, how you move around our website and if you experience any errors. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you; all of the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve the way our website works, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our advertising is.

ii. LinkedIn and Facebook Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. They are linked to services provided by third parties, such as “Like” and “Share” buttons. The third party provides these services in return for recognising that you have visited our website. They do not allow us to gather any personal information about you, apart from the fact that you have visited our website. This information may be used to target advertisements to you on LinkedIn or Facebook based on your use of this website.

Generally, cookies which are strictly necessary for the operation of the website will expire when you leave the website. Other cookies may be more permanent or not expire unless you actively delete them.

Security

Whilst I  take appropriate technical and organisational measures to safeguard the personal information that you provide to me, I accept no liability if communications are intercepted by third parties or incorrectly delivered or not delivered. Where possible, I recommend transferring information directly to me using the functionality provided on the website instead of by email.

If I transfer your information to third parties I will take steps to ensure that such transfer and any on-going processing by such third parties is carried out securely and in accordance with applicable privacy law.

Your rights

You have the following rights:

i. The right to ask me to provide you with copies of personal information that I hold about you at any time

ii. The right to ask me to update and correct any out-of-date or incorrect personal information that I hold about you free of charge; and

iii. The right to opt out of any marketing communications that I (or any third party to whom I have disclosed your personal information with your consent) may send you.

If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, please contact me by email at shane@shanebreslin.com.