1.2 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website, and to identify users returning to a website.
1.3 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by you before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. The use of session cookies by WFT IRELAND is essential for WFT IRELAND functionality and session cookies are therefore placed on a user’s device on visiting and logging on to wft.ie
We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes;
a) to recognise your computer when you visit our website;
b) to track you as you navigate our website, and to enable the use by you of our website;
c) to improve the WFT IRELAND service and the functionality of our website;
d) to analyse the use of our website;
e) in the administration of this website;
f) to personalise your experience of the WFT IRELAND website service.
1.7 You may at any time opt-out of our placing persistent cookies on your PC or other internet-access device by sending us as email to email@example.com
2. Information we collect
We may collect, store and use for the purposes of enabling, facility and enhancing WFT IRELAND website functionality the following kinds of information including personal information;
(b) information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us including your team member profile and contact details and information provided about your company on registration;
(c) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our WFT IRELAND News service including any email notifications and/or newsletters and /or analytics reports that may be offered or provided by WFT IRELAND to its registered users from time to time;
4. Using your personal and professional information
(a) administer our website;
(b) improve your user experience on our website;
(c) enable and enhance your use of the service provided by WFT IRELAND.ie;
(d) send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
(e) send you any email notifications provided as part of the WFT IRELAND service;
(f) send to you any newsletters or information bulletins and other marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you by post or by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer wish to receive marketing communications.
(g) provide other WFT IRELAND users as well as third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
(h) deal with inquiries and /or any complaints made by or about you relating to WFT IRELAND and /or your use of our website
(i) keep our website secure and prevent fraud.
4.2 Where you submit information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us WFT IRELAND disclaims any liability or responsibility for how other registered WFT IRELAND users may use or disclose information posted by you on our website to include, without limitation, any information or the content of any communications exchanged on foot of any enhanced privacy communication option selected by users in accordance with the functionality options offered by our website. It is a matter, to the exclusion of WFT IRELAND, for users selecting such options to satisfy themselves that any requirements they may have as regards the maintenance of confidentiality in respect of those communications are honoured by those with whom they exchange information via this website. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of any information shared or communicated by any user via this site by any other user or by third parties with whom any user might share information obtained by them through use of this website.
4.3 We will not without your express consent provide your personal or professional information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.
In addition, we may disclose your personal information:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by a court order or otherwise by law;
(b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
(d) to the prospective purchaser of any business or asset that we are or are contemplating selling – subject to our securing the signing of Non-Disclosure Agreement in respect of the disclosure of such information to a prospective purchaser.
7. Security of your personal information
7.1 The security of your information is important to us. For this reason, we will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information including the use of password protection for access to your information, firewalls to prevent unauthorised access to our servers and where appropriate encryption. However, given the inherent insecurities of data transmission over the internet we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
7.2 You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password except when you log in to the website.
8. Policy amendments
9. Your rights
10.1 As an individual you are entitled under data protection legislation, to request WFT IRELAND to provide you with a copy of any personal information we hold about you as an individual. Provision of such information will be subject to:
(a) at our discretion, the payment of a fee (currently fixed at €15.00); and
(b) the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity.
We reserve the right to withhold from disclosure such personal information to the extent permitted by law.
10.2 If we use your personal or professional information for marketing purposes, be aware that you may instruct us at any time not to do so by simply sending an instruction to this effect to us by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
11. Third party websites
This website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of any third party website.
12. Updating information
Please let us know if the personal or professional information we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated by sending an email to email@example.com