This website is an initiative by Irish Country Meats (Sheepmeat) ULC.
Privacy and personal information
We respect your right to privacy and only collect personal data about you on this website that you volunteer (for example by e-mailing us or by using our online forms). All personal information that you volunteer to us will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Acts 1988 – 2018. Any information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties and is only used by us in line with the purpose for which you provided it. We store all personal data on servers located in the European Economic Area (EEA).
Collection and use of tracking information
In accordance with industry standard practice, we record every visit to this site. This information is used to improve the operation of the service and to provide statistical information about the use of the site.
Technical details in connection with visits to this website are logged. Whilst an IP address is now classified as Personal Data under the terms of the General Data Protection Regulation, we do not attempt to associate any of the technical details listed below with an individual.
Details logged include the following items:
- The date and time of every visit to an individual page
- Each page visited on the site on such a visit
- The IP/network address of the visitor
- The type of web browser used by the website visitor
- The device used by the website visitor
We may make these technical details available to our sister companies in order to provide analysis of advertising and website traffic. These other companies may be supplied with, or have access to, this information solely for the purpose of providing these services to us or on our behalf.
The website uses Google’s remarketing technology. This allows us to display relevant ads based on what pages on the website you have viewed. The advertising will be displayed using cookies. This cookie doesn’t record any personal information or identify you personally.
Google has its own independent data protection policy which can be accessed here (https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/).
We retain personal data to provide our services and to comply with applicable laws, regulations and professional obligations that we are subject to. Unless a different time frame applies as a result of specific legal, regulatory or contractual requirements, where we retain personal data in accordance with these requirements, we retain personal data for 28 days and then we dispose of personal data in a secure manner.
Internet Explorer: https://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/change-internet-explorer-privacy-settings#1TC=windows-7
Google Analytics: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
GLOSSARY OF TECHNICAL TERMS USED
Web browser – The piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples are Internet Explorer/Edge, Google Chrome, Safari, FireFox, and Opera.
URL – URL is the acronym for Uniform Resource Locator — a way of specifying the precise location of a page or other piece of information on the Internet.
Network address – A number (for example 192.168.00.00) which identifies a device connected to the internet. Every device connected to the web has a network address, although the address may not be the same every time a connection is made, depending on how you access the internet.
Cookies – Simple text files, placed on your device by a website in an area controlled by your web browser. Cookies act as a “memory” for the website and can be used for a wide variety of purposes.