Privacy Policy / Terms & Conditions

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy details the privacy practices of the Ireland Canada Business Association (ICBA) as it pertains to our website - irelandcanada.com - our social media pages, and email messages, as well as any other communications with us. By willingly providing personal and other information to us, you are consenting to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy.

We have the utmost respect for the privacy of all our customers and understands the importance of privacy to you. To this end, and in accordance with current privacy legislation, we will only use your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. We encourage you to read this policy, to understand what types of information we collect, and how we use or disclose it.

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with GDPR and any other relevant data protection legislation.

Personal Information We Collect

We collect only the personal information we require to effectively respond to your requests and to enable you to use the resources available on our website. This personal information includes, but is not limited to, your name, company name, physical address, email address, phone number(s) and any other information that itself can identify or, when tied to the above information, may identify you as a specific individual.  We may also collect your IP address as part of our website security measures.

How We Use & Share Your Personal Information

ICBA is the sole owner of any information collected on this site. We will not, under any circumstances, sell, share, or rent this information to any other organisation in any way other than what has been detailed in this Privacy Policy.

If a user contacts us with a general enquiry, we may require you to provide us with personal information such as your contact details so that we can appropriately address your needs. We use other information we hold about you for the following general purposes: to supply you with the information you request; to give you confirmations and updates; to manage your account, including issuing invoices and providing notifications; to communicate with you; to respond to any questions and comments; to follow up on our customer service, if necessary; to gain feedback on our services and website; to tackle disputes, collect payments due, or resolve outstanding issues; to prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities.

If you enter into correspondence with us regarding a booking, enquiry or complaint, we may also keep records of that correspondence.

In addition to the circumstances described above, we may disclose your information if required to do so by law, court order, as requested by other government or law enforcement authorities, or in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable, including (without limitation) when we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.

Social Media Services

You can choose to access certain third party social media websites and services, e.g. Twitter, LinkedIn, through our site. When you do so, you will be sharing information with those sites. This information will be governed by their Privacy Policies, which may include that they might share relevant information with us.  These websites and services may allow you to personalise your privacy settings to control the use of your data. Please refer to the relevant provider policies for more information.

External Links and Social Plug-Ins

If you click on a link on our website that takes you to an external website, those websites are not covered by our Privacy Policy. We recommend that you read the privacy policies on each individual website you visit to understand their own approach to collecting, utilising, and sharing personal information.

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. We use cookies in several ways. Cookie files are used to appreciate how you go through our website so that we may personalise your experience at our website. Cookies are also used to determine whether you have visited our website before, and track the effectiveness of our advertising and marketing by monitoring whether you came to our website from a particular Internet address or advertisement.

Cookies can also be used to assist you to save and retrieve passwords and any other information and preferences you use on our website, so that you do not have to re-enter these details every time you visit our website.

Cookies cannot and will not be used by us to uncover any additional personal information from your computer that you have not previously and voluntarily given us. The majority of web browsers will allow you to disable the cookies you don’t want should you wish to opt out of using them on our site. Please be aware that changing your cookie settings will affect all websites you visit unless you specify otherwise. Disabling cookies may also affect your browsing experience as some website functionalities, such as logging in, will cease to work without them.

Third Party Cookies

Our website may use third party embedded content from external providers such as YouTube and Google. Cookies may be put in place by these sites in order for this content to function, however these cookies are not managed by us and data collected from them may be stored outside the EEA.

You can find out more about our third parties privacy policies by reading their Privacy Policies:

Facebook: https://en-gb.facebook.com/policy.php

Google and YouTube: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy

Google Analytics

ICBA uses Google Analytics to analyse our website’s performance. The information Google Analytics gathers using our website’s cookies generates generic reports about the use of our website.

Google’s Privacy Policy is available at: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Ireland Canada Business Association
3 Dublin Road, Leixlip, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Tel (+353) 1 624 3031

Last Updated: May 2018


Terms & Conditions

Important Legal Notice

Please read this information carefully.  Access to this website is confirmation that you have understood and agreed to be bound by all of these terms and conditions.  If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you must leave this website immediately. The information published on this website is provided as a convenience to visitors and should be used for information purposes only and is subject to change without notice.

The Irish Canada Business Association may revise these terms and conditions at any time by updating this posting.  You should check the website on a regular basis to review the then current terms and conditions, as they are binding on you.

Applicable law

This website is established by the Irish Canada Business Association in the Republic of Ireland. Any use of it shall at all times be governed by the laws of the Republic of Ireland and, in the event of any dispute, all relevant parties shall irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Republic of Ireland. The pages of this site are prepared and issued in the Republic of Ireland. The information contained on our site does not constitute an offer or solicitation to sell any services or products, whether or not referred to on this site.

Disclaimer

While the Irish Canada Business Association uses reasonable efforts to ensure that the information contained on its website is current, accurate and complete at the date of publication, no representations or warranties are made (express or implied) as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of such information. The information on the website is provided "as is", without any conditions, warranties or other terms of any kind.  Accordingly, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the Irish Canada Business Association excludes all representations, warranties, conditions and other terms (including, without limitation, the conditions implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and the use of reasonable care and skill) which, but for this legal notice, might have effect in relation to the website. The Irish Canada Business Association therefore cannot be held liable for any loss arising directly or indirectly from the use of, or any action taken in reliance on, any information appearing on this website. In addition, no warranty is given as to the freedom of this website from errors, defects, viruses or other malicious programs or macros. The Irish Canada Business Association reserves the right to suspend or withdraw access to the pages of this site without notice at any time and accepts no responsibility for these pages not being available at all times.

The Irish Canada Business Association accepts no responsibility for information contained in any other sites which can be accessed by hypertext link from these pages or for these sites not being available at all times. Please note that when you click on any external site hypertext link you will leave the Irish Canada Business Association site. We are not responsible for anything mentioned on or linked to this site by any third party over which we have no control. No one may link into this site without our prior written consent. Where a link to a non-Irish Canada Business Association website exists, the Irish Canada Business Association will not be responsible or liable in any way for the content of such linked website including any products, services or other items offered through that website.

If you would like to link to the website, you may only do so on the basis that you link to, but do not replicate, the home page of the website, and subject to the following conditions:

(a) you do not remove, distort or otherwise alter the size or appearance of the Irish Canada Business Association logos;
(b) you do not in any way imply that the Irish Canada Business Association is endorsing any products or services other than its own;
(c) you do not misrepresent your relationship with the Irish Canada Business Association nor present any other false information about the Irish Canada Business Association;
(d) you do not otherwise use any of the trademarks of the Irish Canada Business Association that are displayed on the website;
(e) you do not link from a website that is not owned by you; and
(f) your website does not contain content that is offensive, controversial or distasteful, or that infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or otherwise does not comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.

The Irish Canada Business Association reserves the right to revoke any rights granted to you under these terms and conditions to link to the website.  You shall fully indemnify the Irish Canada Business Association for any loss or damage suffered by the Irish Canada Business Association for breach of the terms and conditions applicable to linking to the website.

Access and Use of Information

Access to this website is limited to viewing the linked web pages solely for information purposes to access the information provided by the Irish Canada Business Association on this website. Any access or attempt to access other areas of the Irish Canada Business Association's computer system or other information contained on the system for any purposes is strictly prohibited. You may not use any information contained on this website other than for information purposes.

Intellectual Property

This website may contain trademarks and service marks. All marks are the property of the proprietors of such marks as indicated unless otherwise provided. All rights in the intellectual property contained on this website including copyright, trademarks, trade secrets and patent rights are reserved. Access to this website does not constitute a right to copy or use any of the intellectual property of the Irish Canada Business Association.

Copyright

All content included on this website and rights relating to such, including without limitation: text, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio clips and software, are owned by the Irish Canada Business Association and are protected by applicable copyright laws. No permission is granted to you to print, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, upload, download, store, display in public, alter, or modify the content contained on this website.

Submissions

All remarks, suggestions, ideas, graphics or other information communicated to the Irish Canada Business Association through this website will forever be the property of the Irish Canada Business Association and at the free disposal and use of the Irish Canada Business Association. Unless otherwise specified in writing, all material submitted to the Irish Canada Business Association will be presumed to be public and the Irish Canada Business Association will not be required to treat the information as confidential. The Irish Canada Business Association shall have exclusive ownership of all present and future existing rights in the information, without compensation to the person sending the information. If any information is confidential do not submit it.

Advice

The pages of this site are for information only and do not constitute professional advice in any way.  Please contact your financial advisor, broker, legal or tax advisor, or other professional advisor.

Limitation of Liability

In no event will the Irish Canada Business Association be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special and consequential damages whatsoever (including without limitation, those resulting from lost profits, lost data or business interruption) arising out of the use, inability to use or the results of use or reliance on this website, any websites linked to this website or the materials or information contained at any or all such sites, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages. If your use of the materials or information from this website results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of equipment or data, you assume all costs thereof.