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Terms of Use and Privacy Statement

Updated 22 May 2018

	

Cookies Policy

We use a minimal number of different cookies on our site. Cookies are small text files that an organisation can use on its website in order to ‘recognise’ visitors who revisit a site so as to manage and improve their ongoing access to and use of the site.
The cookie also enables the organisation to track and evaluate visitor behaviour, and compiles aggregate data that helps the organisation to improve the ‘visitor experience’ and web-site content.
Typically, cookies involve the assigning of a unique number to the visitor. If you do not want cookies to be assigned to you during your visit to our web-site, one simple way to prevent the use of cookies is to use the option, available in most web browsers, that enables the visitor to decline or disable cookies.

However, visitors should realise that certain cookies may be necessary in order to provide the visitor with certain features such as the customised delivery of certain information, These are known as ‘session cookies’, and cannot be disabled, as they are necessary for your use of the web-site. These cookies will disable as soon as you leave the web-site.
The list below describes the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. By continuing to visit our web-site, we understand that you consent to our use of these cookies. If you are not happy, then you should either not use this site, or you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

1st Party Cookies

These are cookies that are set by this website directly.
Google Analytics: We may use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information.  We do not collect or store your your name or address as part of this data.
You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at http://www.google.ie/policies/privacy/or to opt out please follow this link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

3rd Party Cookies

These are cookies can be set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site. Cookies of this type are the sharing buttons across websites which allow visitors to share content onto social networks. Cookies can be set by Twitter, Facebook, YouTube. In order to implement these buttons, and connect them to the relevant social networks and external sites, there can be scripts from domains outside of our website. You should be aware that these sites are likely to be collecting information about what you are doing all around the internet, including on this website.
You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.

Privacy Summary

Loc8 Code Ltd is committed to protecting your personal information by processing it responsibly and safeguarding it using appropriate technical, administrative and physical security measures.

This privacy statement explains what information we gather about you, what we use that information for and to whom we may give the information. It also sets out your rights and who you can contact for more information or queries.
*Currently Loc8 Code does not share personal information with any 3rd party but it may do in accordance with your permissions and the provisions setout below.
*We currently collect very limited personal data which is directly required for the operation of our website. That data is: address data, location information, Eircodes, IP addresses and email addresses only in contact forms and when you choose to validate a Loc8 Code and set up a related account. We only collect other details in relation to Loc8 Codes which are specifically declared by users to be related to businesses - i.e. non domestic codes. We do not ask for any other info and if you have entered it then you should either remove it yourself if you have an account or contact us at the contact details below and ask us to do it for you.

Information about You That We Process

We may collect information about you that you provide to us through this website. This information about you may include your email & IP address and any location information you enter from which a Loc8 Code is generated. For a more detailed description of the information about you that we may process, please see paragraph 3 below.

How we use Information about You

We collect and process information about the geographic locations of properties, including businesses, and/or any geographic locations on the island of Ireland to enable you and others, especially the emergency services, to find those locations by the use of Loc8 Codes. We may share that information with 3rd parties but only as agreed by you. We collect and process related information about you to enable us provide you with information that we think may be of interest to you and to allow you access to an account which you may optionally create. For a more detailed description of how we use information about you, please see paragraph 5 below.
Where we provide you with information that we think may be of interest to you, you have the right to unsubscribe at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions in our communication or contacting us in the way set out in paragraph 13.1 below.

Sharing & Transferring Your Information

We may disclose information about you to some third parties as specifically agreed by you. For more information please see paragraph 7 below.

We currently do not but at some time in the future we may transfer some information about you to countries outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). These countries may have differing and less stringent data protection laws. If we transfer information about you outside the EEA, we will put in place appropriate safeguards to ensure that your information remains adequately protected. For more information see paragraph 8 below.

Your Rights

Under data protection laws you have a number of rights, including the right to: 1) request copies of your data, 2) request rectification of your data, 3) request erasure of your data, 4) object to us processing your data, and 5) request us to restrict the processing. For more information about your privacy rights please see paragraph 11 below.

Contact Points

If you have any questions or comments about privacy issues or wish to exercise any of the rights set out above please write to our Privacy Officer, Loc8 Code Ltd, GPS House, Church Bay Road, Crosshaven, Cork, Republic Of Ireland or email support@loc8code.com.
 

Contents

  1. Who this privacy notice applies to and what it covers 
  2. About other areas of Loc8 Code
  3. What information we collect 
  4. Information provided by or about third parties
  5. How we use information about you 
  6. The legal grounds we use for processing personal data 
  7. Sharing your personal data 
  8. Transferring your personal data outside Ireland 
  9.  Protection of your personal data 
  10. How long we keep your information for 
  11. Your rights 
  12. Sending you marketing information 
  13. Right to complain
  14. Changes to this privacy notice
  15. Privacy specifically related to the collection of Eircodes

 

"Data Protection Legislation" means the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679; together with all other applicable legislation relating to privacy or data protection.
 

1. Who This Privacy Statement Applies to & What it Covers

1.1 This privacy notice applies to Loc8 Code Ltd and the entities we own or control (“Loc8 Code”, "Loc8", “we”, “us” or “our”) with offices at:
    • GPS House, Church Bay Road, Crosshaven, Cork, Republic of Ireland.   
1.2 We are committed to protecting your personal data and processing your information in an open and transparent manner.
1.3 This privacy statement sets out how we will collect, process, store and protect information about you when:
    1.3.1 providing services to you or our clients;
    1.3.2 you use "our Website"; or
    1.3.3 performing any other activities that form part of the operation of our business.
1.4 When we refer to "our Website" or "this Website" in this policy we mean the specific webpages of www.loc8code.com, www.myloc8ion.com, www.loc8.ie, www.loc8code.co.uk
1.5 Loc8 Code Ltd has only one website to which all of the URL's above point and only one office in Cork, Ireland.
1.6 This privacy notice also contains information about when we share your personal data with other third parties (for example those who use our service under contract).
1.7 In this privacy notice, your information is sometimes called "personal data". We may also sometimes collectively refer to processing, collecting, protecting and storing your personal data as "processing" such personal data.
 

2. About Other Areas of Loc8 Code Ltd

2.1 We do not operate any subsidiaries or under any other names and only operate on the island of Ireland

3. What Information We Collect

3.1 We may collect, record and use information about you and other Loc8 Code usesr in physical and electronic form and will hold, use and otherwise process the data in accordance with the Data Protection Legislation and as set out in this notice.
3.2 In the course of providing services to you or others Loc8 Code users (or communicating with you regarding possible services we might provide), we may collect or obtain personal data about you. We may also collect personal data from you when you use this Website.
3.3 We may collect or obtain such data because you give it to us (for example when you choose to Validate a Loc8 Code and create an account with your email address to do that or when you complete a contact form on our website). The legal grounds for processing your data are set out in paragraph 6 below.
3.4 We may also collect or obtain personal data from you because we observe or infer that data about you from the way you interact with us or others. For example, to improve your experience when you use this Website and ensure that it is functioning effectively, we (or our service providers) may use cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) and Web beacons which may collect personal data. Additional information on how we use cookies and other tracking technologies and how you can control these can be found in our Cookie Notice at the start of this statement.
3.5 The personal data that we may collect or obtain may include:
    3.5.1 an address or geographic location you enter on our website which may include an Eircode;
    3.5.2 your email address
    3.5.3 country of residence;
    3.5.4 your IP address, your browser type and language, your access times;
    3.5.5 complaint details if made  
3.7 If you do not wish to provide us with this information, or you object to us processing such information (see paragraph 11 below) this may result in us being unable to provide you with some of our services.

4. Information Provided by Or about 3rd Parties

4.1 We currenly are not provided with personal data about any third party, but if we were we would take steps to ensure that the third party had complied with the data protection laws and regulations relevant to that information; this may include, for example, that the third party had provided you with notice of the collection (and other matters) and has obtained any necessary consent for us to process that information as described in this privacy notice.
4.2 If any information which you provide to us relates to any third party (such as the email of a spouse or other family member or business colleague), by providing us with such personal data you confirm that you have obtained any necessary permissions from such persons to the reasonable use of their information in accordance with the above provisions, or are otherwise permitted to give us this information.

5. How We use Information about You

5.1 We collect and process information about you and/or your business to enable you and other Loc8 Code users to find locations on the island of Ireland, to enable you manage Loc8 Codes in an account you have optionally created and manage and to allow us communicate with you.
5.2 In addition, some of your personal data may be used for other business purposes. Examples of the types of uses are set out below:
Use of personal data to provide services to 3rd Parties
5.3 We will use your personal data to provide you or other third parties with services. As part of this, we may use your personal data in the course of correspondence relating to the services. Such correspondence may be with you, other third parties, our service providers, the mergency services or competent authorities.
5.4 We may also use your personal data for the purposes of, or in connection with:
    5.4.1 client account opening and other administrative purposes;
    5.4.2 client and prospect relationship purposes, which may involve: (i) sending you insights, opinions, updates, reports on topical issues or details of our products and services that we think might be of interest to you; (ii) contacting you to receive feedback on services; and (iii) contacting you to invite you to events, seminars, briefings;
    5.4.3 business development purposes (for example testimonials from a user may be used for business development materials);
    5.4.4 services we receive from our professional advisors, such as lawyers, accountants and consultants; or
    5.4.5 protecting our rights and those of our users.
Use of personal data collected via our Website
5.5 In addition to the purposes connected to the operation of our business above, we may also use your personal data collected via our Website: 
    5.5.1 to manage and improve our Website;
    5.5.2 to tailor the content of our Website to provide you with a more personalised experience and draw your attention to information about our products and services that may be of interest to you; or
    5.5.3 to manage and respond to any request you submit through our Website.

6. The Legal Grounds We Use for Processing Personal Data

6.1 We are required by law to set out in this privacy statement the legal grounds on which we rely in order to process your personal data. We rely on one or more of the following lawful grounds:
    6.1.1 you have explicitly agreed to us processing your information for a specific reason;
    6.1.2 the processing is necessary to perform the agreement we have with you or to take steps to enter into an agreement with you or to provide a service you have requested of us;
    6.1.3 the processing is necessary for the purposes of a legitimate interest pursued by us, which might be:
        (a) to provide our services to you or our clients and other third parties and ensure that our user engagements are well-managed;
        (b) to prevent fraud;
        (c) to protect our business interests;
        (d) to ensure that complaints are investigated;
        (e) to evaluate, develop or improve our services or products;  or
        (f) to keep you or our clients informed about relevant products and services and provide you with information, unless you have indicated at any time that you do not wish us to do so.

7. Sharing Your Personal Data

7.1 In connection with one or more of the purposes outlined in the "How we use information about you" section above, we may disclose details about you to the following recipients, or categories of recipients:
    7.1.1  third parties that provide services to us
    7.1.2 competent authorities (including courts and authorities regulating us);
    7.1.3 any other person or organisation after a restructure, sale or acquisition of Loc8 Code Ltd, as long as  that person uses your information for the same purposes as it was originally given to us or used by us (or both);   
7.2 Loc8 Code related blogs, forums, facebook, twitter and other social media applications or services allow you to share content with other users (collectively "Social Media Applications"). Importantly, any personal data that you contribute to these Social Media Applications can be read, collected and used by other users of the application. We have little or no control over these other users and, therefore, we cannot guarantee that any information that you contribute to any Social Media Applications will be processed in accordance with this privacy notice. 

8. Transferring Your Persoanl Data outside Ireland

8.1 Information about you in our possession may be transferred to other countries (which may include countries outside the European Economic Area ("EEA")), such as jurisdictions in which and through which transactions are effected; jurisdictions linked to your engagement with us; jurisdictions from which you regularly receive or transmit information; or jurisdictions where our third parties conduct their activities.
8.2 You understand and accept that these countries may have differing (and potentially less stringent) laws relating to the degree of confidentiality afforded to the information it holds and that such information can become subject to the laws and disclosure requirements of such countries, including disclosure to governmental bodies, regulatory agencies and private persons, as a result of applicable governmental or regulatory inquiry, court order or other similar process. In addition, a number of countries have agreements with other countries providing for exchange of information for law enforcement, tax and other purposes.
8.3 If we transfer your personal data outside the EEA, we will impose contractual obligations on the recipients of that data to protect your personal data to the standard required in the EEA. We may also require the recipient to subscribe to international frameworks intended to enable secure data sharing. In the case of transfers by us, we may also transfer your personal data where:
    8.3.1 the transfer is to a country deemed to provide adequate protection of your personal data by the European Commission; or
    8.3.2 where you have consented to the transfer.

9. Protection of Your Personal Data

9.1 We use a range of physical, electronic and managerial measures to ensure that we keep your personal data secure, accurate and up to date. These measures include:
    9.1.1 education and training to relevant staff to ensure they are aware of our data protection obligations when processing personal data;
    9.1.2 administrative and technical controls to restrict access to personal data to a 'need to know' basis;
    9.1.3 technological security measures, including fire walls, encryption and anti-virus software; and
    9.1.4 physical security measures
9.2 Although we use appropriate security measures once we have received your personal data, the transmission of data over the internet (including by e-mail) is never completely secure. We endeavour to protect personal data, but we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to us or by us.

10. How Long We Keep Your Information For

10.1 We will only keep the information we collect about you on our systems or with third parties for as long as required for the purposes set out above or as required to comply with any legal obligations to which we are subject. This will involve us regularly reviewing our files to check that information is accurate, up-to-date and still required.
10.2 We will hold your personal data on our systems for the longest of the following periods: (i) as long as is necessary for the relevant activity or services; (ii) any retention period that is required by law; or (iii) the end of the period in which litigation or investigations might arise in respect of the services.

11. Your Rights

11.1 You have various rights in relation to your personal data. In particular, you have a right to:
    11.1.1 obtain confirmation that we are processing your personal data and request a copy of the personal data we hold about you;
    11.1.2 be informed about the processing of your personal data (i.e. for what purposes, what types, to what recipients it is disclosed, storage periods, any third party sources from where it was obtained);
    11.1.3 ask that we update the personal data we hold about you, or correct such personal data that you think is incorrect or incomplete;
    11.1.4 ask that we delete personal data that we hold about you, or restrict the way in which we use such personal data; withdraw consent to our processing of your personal data (to the extent such processing is based on previously obtained consent);
    11.1.5 receive a copy of the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and  machine-readable format and to transmit such personal data to another party (to the extent the processing is based on consent  or a contract);
    11.1.6 ask us to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions in our communications or contacting us in the way set out in paragraph 13;
    11.1.7 object to our processing of your personal data.
11.2 Any request for access to or a copy of your personal data must be in writing and we will endeavour to respond within a reasonable period and in any event within one month in compliance with Data Protection Legislation. We will comply with our legal obligations as regards your rights as a data subject.
11.3 We aim to ensure that the information we hold about you is accurate at all times. To assist us in ensuring that your information is up to date, do let us know if any of your personal details change using the contact details set out in paragraph 13.1.
11.4 You may also use the contact details in paragraph 13.1 if you wish to make a complaint to us relating to your privacy.

12. Sending You Marketing Information

    12.1 We may use your information from time to time to inform you by email and other electronic methods, about similar products and services (including those of third parties) which may be of interest to you.
    12.2 You may, at any time, request a change to your marketing preferences by following the instructions in communications from us or contacting us in the way described in paragraph 13.1 below.

13. Right To Complain

13.1 If you wish to exercise any of the rights relating to your information set out above, or if you have any questions or comments about privacy issues, or you wish to raise a complaint about how we are using your information you can contact us in the following ways:
    13.1.1 write to the Privacy  Officer, GPS House, Church Bay Road, Crosshaven, Cork, Republic of Ireland;
    13.1.2 send an email to suport@loc8code.com
13.2 If you have any concerns about our use of your information, you also have the right to make a complaint to the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (www.dataprotection.ie).

14. Changes to this Privacy Statement

14.1 We may modify or amend this privacy statement from time to time.
14.2 To let you know when we make changes to this privacy notice, we will amend the revision date at the top of this page. The new modified or amended privacy notice will apply from that revision date. Therefore, we encourage you to periodically review this notice to be informed about how we are protecting your information.
 

Eircode Privacy

Our website allows you to voluntarily enter an Eircode to search for a location and/or to have it converted to a Loc8 Code. We collect the Eircodes entered or otherwise derived from location information.
Postcodes have been identified as personal information by the Irish Data Commissioner and this is enacted in Communications Regulation (Postal Seervices) Act 2011/2015. Whilst we do not believe Eircode to be the National Postcode described in this Act, we treat it as if it was and, therefore, consider it to be the same as all other personal data identified in this privacy statement. It is, therefore, treated in the same manner for the protection of your privacy as  in accordance with this privacy statement. The location information and address information we derive from an Eircode you may enter is programmatically extracted from the Google Maps database using an API distributed by Google. The address information held by Google is not the same address information used normally with Eircode as Google has not implemented it. Furthermore, your Eircode may not be registered in the Google Database as Google does not update its Eircode database regularly and at the time of this revision such an update has not taken place for 14 months approximately. Queries about related Eircode errors or omissions should be directed to Eircode themselves in the 1st instance or to Google Maps through this utility

Use of Eircode is covered by this Code of Practice  where you can find the following:
 

  1. an explanation of the background and context of Eircodes in Ireland;
  2. a description of the sources of the Eircode data;
  3. information for you about your right to have incorrect data about you corrected or removed;
  4. information about your right to register valid complaints about Eircode services and contact details necessary to do so

 

To make a Complaint or Report an error related to Eircode:

 

Tel (ROI): 0818 300 005
email: hello@eircode.ie
Mail:
Complaints,
Eircode,
Block C, Maynooth Business Campus,
Maynooth,
Co. Kildare,
Ireland

 

General Company Information

This web site is the property of Loc8 Code Ltd, Registered in Ireland No. 475653, our working address is:

GPS House,

Church Bay Road,

Crosshaven,

Co. Cork, W8L-82-4YK,

Ireland

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