PRIVACY AND COOKIE NOTICE 2022
This privacy notice tells you about the information we collect from you when you sign up to receive our regular newsletter via our website. In collecting this information, we are acting as a data controller and, by law, we are required to provide you with information about us, about why and how we use your data, and about the rights you have over your data.
WHO ARE WE?
We are General Paints Group, Ltd (Reg No. 35587). We are also Colourtrend, Curator and Sustain and the same Privacy Notice applies to all companies and entities in the General Paints Group. You can contact us by email email@example.com or by phone +353 1 6288224
DATA PROTECTION OFFICER:
We are not required to have a data protection officer, so any enquiries about our use of your personal data should be addressed to the contact details above.
WHAT PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT?
When you subscribe to our newsletter, we ask you for your name, email address, home address, date of birth and some basic information on the project you are shopping for.
WHY DO WE COLLECT THIS INFORMATION?
We will use your information to provide you with the products and services you have requested. If you have provided us with marketing consent, we will use your contact details to send you direct marketing by email. Our email newsletter contains information about our products and services. You can unsubscribe from our direct marketing at any time by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link in any of our emails or by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT DO WE DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION?
Your information is stored in our database and is not shared with any third parties. It is not sent outside of the Republic of Ireland.
HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION FOR?
We retain your personal data for no longer than is necessary for the purposes(s) for which it was provided. Your information is kept for as long as you continue to consent to receive our newsletter.
HOW ABOUT IP ADDRESSES AND COOKIES?
We may collect information about your computer, mobile phone, personal electronic device, and all other similar electronic or mobile devices, including where available, your IP address, operating system, and browser type, for system administration This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not show personal details that identify you. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer.
Cookies are small pieces of information (e.g., cookies, web beacons, pixels, gifs tags or other similar technologies) sent by a web server to a web browser which allows the webserver to recognize the web browser. This operates as a piece of data stored on your browser or device, or may identify, compile, aggregate and/or collect information through other means. They help us improve our websites and deliver a better and more personalized service.
In general, there are 4 different types of Cookies used by Websites: Necessary, Preferential, Statistical and Marketing. We use Necessary, Preferential and Statistical. You can control how your browser handles cookies received from a website. You can choose to refuse all cookies, to be prompted before a cookie is saved to your hard drive, or to only accept cookies from certain websites that you designate. Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.AboutCookies.org. By refusing to accept cookies from us, you may not be able to use some of the features and functionality available on our websites.
YOUR RIGHTS OVER YOUR INFORMATION
By law, you can ask us what information we hold about you, and you can ask us to correct it if it is inaccurate. You can also ask for it to be erased and you can ask for us to give you a copy of the information.
You can also ask us to stop using your information – the simplest way to do this is to withdraw your consent, which you can do at any time, either by clicking the unsubscribe link at the end of any newsletter, or by emailing, writing, or telephoning us. You can also contact us for a copy of our Data Protection Policy.
YOUR RIGHT TO COMPLAIN
If you have a complaint about our use of your information, you can contact the Data Protection Commissioner’s Office via www.dataprotection.ie:
Phone – 1890 252231(lo-call); 00 353 (0) 57 8684800
Thank you for taking the time to read this notice.