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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Heart Of Ireland BPPM GmbH uses and protects any information that you give Heart Of Ireland BPPM GmbH when you use this website. Heart Of Ireland BPPM GmbH is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Heart Of Ireland BPPM GmbH may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Who we are and how to contact us

Heart Of Ireland BPPM GmbH, is the data controller in respect of your personal data. This means that we are responsible for deciding how and why we hold and use your personal data. If you want to contact us directly, email us at ole@heartofireland.eu or use contact form on our Contact us page.

 

 

The types of personal data we collect about you

  • Name
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

When you subscribe to our mailing list or create an account we collect your name and email address. The purpose of this subscription is to gather details so that we can provide you with up to date information on our products and services which you have requested from us. Every time we contact you, we will provide an option for you to unsubscribe from our mailing list.

If you place an order on our site we will ask for your billing and delivery addresses and telephone number to help use fulfil your order. We will also ask for your credit card details or PayPal login details when you make a purchase. We do not store your credit card details in our database.

To access, update or change your personal information simply log into your account on our Website and modify your details as required.

When you select to email a friend your wish-list or tell a friend about our Website, we request their email address from you to send them a one-time email. We do not use this third party email address for any other purpose unless that third party becomes a registered user on our Website.

We may request additional information such as age for online surveys, competitions or specific newsletter signups. We may also obtain additional information about your usage of our Website to help use develop and improve it.

For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List of cookies we collect section.

 

 

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

 

 

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

 

 

Information sharing

When fulfilling your order we may use your information for the purposes of the prevention and detection of fraud. We may also share specific information upon governmental request, in response to a court order, or when required by law to do so. We do not provide information to these agencies for marketing or commercial purposes.

We use a third party payment processor and a third party shipping agent to ensure the payment, and delivery of your purchased products. We may contract with other companies to provide certain services such as name and address verification, email distribution, market research and promotional purposes. These third parties have no authority to use your personal information for any promotional purposes.

 

 

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

 

 

Privacy of children on our website

Our site is not intended for use by children under the age of 14. For that reason, we never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 14.

 

 

Blog disclosure

If you use a blog or chat room on our site you should be aware that any personal information disclosed therein can be read, collected and used by other members of this forum to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for the personal information users select to disclose in these forums.

 

 

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.

Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

 

 

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at ole@heartofireland.eu

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us at ole@heartofireland.eu or use contact form on our Contact us page.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Right of Delete – You have a right to request we delete information we hold about you with some exceptions. This may not be possible if you have recently placed an order with us as we need to keep the order details on file for 3 months to fulfill the order and in case you make a return or have a warranty query. If you have a gift voucher or loyalty points with us that you want to still use then we will need to retain certain information about you to make this possible. To request we delete your data please email us at ole@heartofireland.eu or use contact form on our Contact us page.

 

 

List of cookies we collect

The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.

COOKIE name COOKIE Description
CART The association with your shopping cart.
CATEGORY_INFO Stores the category info on the page, that allows to display pages more quickly.
COMPARE The items that you have in the Compare Products list.
CURRENCY Your preferred currency
CUSTOMER An encrypted version of your customer id with the store.
CUSTOMER_AUTH An indicator if you are currently logged into the store.
CUSTOMER_INFO An encrypted version of the customer group you belong to.
CUSTOMER_SEGMENT_IDS Stores the Customer Segment ID
EXTERNAL_NO_CACHE A flag, which indicates whether caching is disabled or not.
FRONTEND You sesssion ID on the server.
FRONTEND_CID You sesssion ID on the server.
GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to edit their orders.
LAST_CATEGORY The last category you visited.
LAST_PRODUCT The most recent product you have viewed.
NEWMESSAGE Indicates whether a new message has been received.
NO_CACHE Indicates whether it is allowed to use cache.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history if you have asked the site.
POLL The ID of any polls you have recently voted in.
POLLN Information on what polls you have voted on.
RECENTLYCOMPARED The items that you have recently compared.
STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
STORE The store view or language you have selected.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
VIEWED_PRODUCT_IDS The products that you have recently viewed.
WISHLIST An encrypted list of products added to your Wishlist.
WISHLIST_CNT The number of items in your Wishlist.

 

List of 3rd party cookies we collect

COOKIE name COOKIE Description
__cfduid The cookie is used by cdn services like CloudFare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
test_cookie This cookie is set by doubleclick.net. The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the user's browser supports cookies.
_fbp This cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website.
fr The cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisements to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behavior of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.
IDE Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.
_ga This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gat_gtag_UA This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gid This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.
__kla_id This cookie is set by the provider Klaviyo. This cookie is used to collect information on the visitor's behavior. This information is used for internal analytics and is used to optimize the website. It also register if the visitor has subscribed to news letter.