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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Ardara Sweet Co Ltd.

At SweetCo, accessible from https://www.sweetco.ie, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by SweetCo and how we use it.  By registering or placing an order on this website, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy.   If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us through email at info@sweetco.ie


General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are a Data Controller of your information.

Ardara Sweet Co Ltd. legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:

  • Ardara Sweet Co Ltd. needs to perform a contract with you
  • You have given Ardara Sweet Co Ltd. permission to do so
  • Processing your personal information is in Ardara Sweet Co Ltd. legitimate interests
  • Ardara Sweet Co Ltd. needs to comply with the law

Ardara Sweet Co Ltd. will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
  • The right of rectification.
  • The right to object.
  • The right of restriction.
  • The right to data portability


Information that we Collect from you.


When you visit, register or order products or services on you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name, contact details.  We may also collect information about your usage of our website as well as information about you from messages you post to the website and e-mails or letters you send to us.


To maintain customer service standards and to assist staff training, we may record and monitor incoming calls.


Use of your Information


Your information will enable us to provide you with access to all parts of our website and to supply the goods or services you have requested. It will also enable us to bill you and to contact you where necessary concerning your orders. We will also use and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business.


In particular, we may use your information to contact you for your views on our services and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the website or our services. Further, where you have consented, we might also use your information to let you know by email about other products and services which we offer which may be of interest to you. If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, please let us know.


Disclosure of your Information


The information you provide to us may be accessed by or given to third parties some of whom may be located outside the Ireland who act for us for the purposes set out in this policy or for other purposes approved by you. Those parties process information, fulfil and deliver orders, process credit card payments and provide support services on our behalf. We may also pass aggregate information on the usage of our website to third parties but this will not include information that can be used to identify you.


Where you have consented when providing us with your details, we may contact you occasionally about products and services which may be of interest to you. If you change your mind about being contacted by these companies in the future, please let us know at info@sweetco.ie.
Finally, if our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners.


We will always take steps to ensure that your information is used by third parties in accordance with this policy.  Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.


Log Files

SweetCo follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.


Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, SweetCo uses 'cookies'. These cookies are used to store information including visitors' preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users' experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors' browser type and/or other information. Our Cookie Policy can be viewed here.


Security and Data Retention


We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, data breach, accidental loss, destruction and damage. Should any data breech arise, we will contact you directly and make you aware of the matter within a 27 hour period.

We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires. Our Retention Policy can be viewed here.


Accessing and Updating


You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, ;you can do this by:

  • Contacting us directly at info@sweetco.ie or
  • You can at anytime access the information stored on our website about you by submitting a data request which can be accessed through our website on the information section.  The GDPR Information request can be accessed here.
  • At any time you can also delete the information we hold about you, in essence, you can delete your account.  This action is irreversible and should be done with caution.  You can access the Forget Me request here.

Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of SweetCo.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on SweetCo, which are sent directly to users' browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that SweetCo has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.


Third Party Privacy Policies

SweetCo's Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You may find a complete list of these Privacy Policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites. What Are Cookies?


Children's Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

SweetCo does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.


Online Privacy Policy Only

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in SweetCo. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.


Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.