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PRIVACY POLICY

This is the privacy notice of  EcoGT company, the proprietor of ecogt.ie. We respect your privacy and are determined to protect your personal data. the purpose of this privacy notice is to inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you visit our website (regardless of where you visit it from). We’ll also tell you about your privacy rights and how the data protection law protects you.

Purpose Of This Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice aims to give you information on how we collect and process your personal data through your use of this website, including any data you may provide through this website when you make a purchase or register an interest in being kept up to date with our offering.

This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

You must read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them. 

Privacy policy updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

Data controller(s) 

EcoGT is the controller and responsible for your personal data (collectively referred to as "company", "we", "us" or "our" in this privacy notice). Our contact details are EcoGT,  4 Goldsmith Terrace, Athlone,Co.Westmeath, Republic Of  Ireland, N37 C3X6. For all data matters contact our data officer at ecogtshop@gmail.com. EcoGT is the controller and is responsible for this website.

Third-party links and services

This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

Our company is hosted on the Hosting Ireland. Gloo.pl provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Hosting Ireland data storages, databases and the general Gloo.pl and Hosting Ireland applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.

All direct payment gateways offered by Stripe.com used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

Personal Data

Personal Data or Personal Information means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. You can find out more about personal data from Office Of The Information Commissioner https://www.oic.ie .

We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together as follows:

  • identity data includes first name, last name, username and title.

  • contact data includes billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers.

 

We also collect, use and share aggregated data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your usage data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. However, if we combine or connect aggregated data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this privacy notice. We do not collect any special categories of personal data about you (this includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data). Nor do we collect any information about criminal convictions and offences. 

If you do not provide personal data 

Where we need to collect your personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (e.g. to provide you with goods or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.

Personal data collection

We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through.

You may give us your identity, contact and financial data by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by post, phone, and email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you:

  • purchase a product from us

  • create an account on our website

  • request marketing to be sent to you

 

Use of your personal data

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

  • performance of contract this means processing your data where it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or to take steps at your request before entering into such a contract

  • legitimate interest this means the interest of our business in conducting and managing our business to enable us to give you the best product and the most secure experience. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal data for our legitimate interests. We do not use your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law). You can obtain further information about how we assess our legitimate interests against any potential impact on you in respect of specific activities by contact ecogtshop@gmail.com

  • comply with a legal or regulatory obligation this means processing your personal data where it is necessary for compliance with a legal or regulatory obligation that we are subject to.

 

We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

Generally we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than in relation to sending direct marketing communications to you via email. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us by email at ecogtshop@gmail.com or by clicking on the unsubscribe button at the foot of each marketing email which we send.

Marketing materials

 

We strive to provide you with choices regarding certain personal data uses, particularly around marketing and advertising. 

 

Promotional offers  

We may use your identity, contact, technical, usage and profile data to form a view on what we think you may want or need, or what may be of interest to you. This is how we decide which products, services and offers may be relevant for you. you will receive marketing communications from us if you have consented to receive such marketing messages from us when you have requested information from us or purchased goods or services from us or if you provided us with your details when you entered a competition or registered for a promotion.

 

Resignation 

You can ask us to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by following the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you or by emailing ecogtshop@gmail.com at any time. Where you opt out of receiving these marketing messages, this will not apply to personal data provided to us as a result of a product purchase, warranty registration, product or service experience or other transactions. 

 

Cookies 

You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or not function properly. We use cookies on our website.

 

We use cookies when you visit our site. There are four main types of cookies – here’s how and why we use them:

(1) site functionality cookies – these cookies allow you to navigate the site and use our features, such as add to bag and save for later.

(2) site analytics cookies – these cookies allow us to measure and analyse how our customers use the site, to improve both its functionality and your shopping experience.

(3) customer preference cookies – when you are browsing or shopping on ecogt.ie these cookies will remember your preferences (like your language or location) so we can make your shopping experience as seamless as possible and more personal to you.

(4) targeting or advertising cookies – these cookies are used to deliver ads relevant to you. They also limit the number of times that you see an ad and help us measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. 

Change of purpose 

We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to get an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please email ecogtshop@gmail.com.

If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so. Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.

Who we share your personal data with

 

We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below for the purposes set out in the table in paragraph 4 above.

 

  • external third party service providers acting as processors based in Poland and Ireland who provide delivery services.

  • professional advisers acting as processors including lawyers, bankers, auditors and insurers based in Ireland who provide consultancy, banking, legal, insurance and accounting services.

  • hm revenue & customs, regulators and other authorities acting as processors or joint controllers based in Republic of Ireland who may require reporting of processing activities in certain circumstances.

  • third parties to whom we may choose to sell, transfer, or merge parts of our business or our assets. alternatively, we may seek to acquire other businesses or merge with them. If a change happens to our business, then the new owners may use your personal data in the same way as set out in this privacy notice.

 

We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.

 

International transfers

 

We do not transfer your personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

 

Data security

 

We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality. We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

 

Data retention

 

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements. By law we have to keep basic information about our customers including contact, identity, financial and transaction data for six years after they cease being customers for tax purposes. In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your data: see your legal rights below for further information. In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.

 

Your legal rights

 

Unless subject to an exemption under the data protection laws, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:

  • the right to request a copy of the personal data which we hold about you,

  • the right to request that we correct any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date,

  • the right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary to retain such data,

  • the right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time, where consent was the lawful basis for processing your data,

  • the right to request that we provide you with your personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability), where applicable (i.e. where our processing is based on consent or is necessary for the performance of our contract with you or where we process your data by automated means),

  • the right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing,

  • the right to object to our processing of personal data, where applicable i.e. where processing is based on our legitimate interests (or in performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority); direct marketing or processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics).

 

If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact ecogtshop@gmail.com

 

  • You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). however, we may charge a reasonable admin fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances. 

  • We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). this is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. we may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response. 

  • We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.

 

Changes to this notice and your duty to inform us of changes

 

This version was last updated on 23 April 2018 please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us. It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current.

 

Queries, requests or concerns

To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints in relation to this policy or any other data protection matter between you and us, please in the first instance contact our data representative on ecogtshop@gmail.com . If this does not resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you have the right to lodge a complaint with Office Of The Information Commissioner on +353 1639 5689 or via email info@oic.ie   or at the office of the information commissioner, 18 lower leeson street, dublin 2, d02 he97, ireland.