Cookie and Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Verner.ie uses and protects any information that you give Verner.ie when you use this website.

Verner.ie is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. By accessing and using the web site or otherwise communicating with us you accept and consent to the collection, use and transfer of your personal information and agree to be legally bound by the Privacy Policy. To protect the privacy of users of Verner.ie and any other Verner.ie controlled website (each a ‘Website’) we want to set out you what information we gather and ensure that you understand and consent to Verner.ie use of information you provide.

We may occasionally need to modify the Privacy Policy and will post the revised Privacy Policy on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we use or disclose it. This Privacy Policy only applies to the collection of data online and not to offline information.

This Privacy Policy may be updated, amended or superseded by a specific privacy policy for the collection and use of other data. We may let you know via the Website homepage when we have updated the Privacy Policy but you should check the policy frequently to read the latest Privacy Policy.

What information do we collect and how do we use it?

We use technology which allows us to track visitors to the Website. We will also obtain personal information about you when you enquire about our products and services, when you register with us, make a competition entry or otherwise provide us with personal information.

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • We will use your information to provide you with the information, products or services you have requested, for administration purposes, and to comply with the law.
  • Internal record keeping
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Security

We take the security of your data seriously.  We cannot guarantee that documents or files downloaded from this Website will be free from viruses and we do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss caused by any virus. For your own protection, you should use virus-checking software when using this Website. You must not post or provide to us via this Website, any document or file which you believe may contain a virus. You must virus check any document or file which you intend to post or provide to us via this Website.

We will use our best efforts to protect and maintain the security of your personal information, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, no transmission via the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Additionally no security program can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result of this and other factors beyond our control, whilst we strive to protect your personal information we cannot guarantee the security of the information that you transmit to or through our Website. Therefore, you do so at your own risk. You remain responsible for the security of your computer at all times.

Links to other websites

Please note that the Website contains links to and from other third party websites. We have no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. The information practices of those other websites are not covered by this Privacy Policy. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party web sites or services that you visit.

Notice to minors

The Website is intended for use by adults. If you are under 16 please do not send us any personal information including your email details. If you would like to contact us please do so via a parent or legal guardian. If you are a parent or legal guardian of a child who you believe has submitted to us their personal information please let us know by contacting us. We will delete such personally identifiable information from our database as soon as possible.

Access to your information

Where required under local law, we will provide you with all the information we hold about you and which we are obliged to disclose to you. In making this request, please contact us and specify that you require disclosure of your personal information. A payment to cover administrative fees may be required, as stipulated by local law.

We aim to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. If you would like to review or change the information you have supplied us with, please contact us and specify the changes to your personal information required.

Do we share the information we receive?

In addition to the sharing of your information as otherwise set forth in this policy, we will only pass on information about you to third parties to enable us to perform the services requested by you or with your prior consent. We do not disclose information about your individual visits to the Website or information which identifies you to any third parties unless we have your prior consent or unless requested by applicable law, rule or regulation. However, in order to provide an efficient service, certain functions are provided by third parties. We may need to share your information with our trading subsidiaries, service providers, associated organisations and agents for these purposes. Where this is the case we will ask those with whom we share data to agree to protect data as Verner.ie has agreed in this Privacy Policy.

Your consent

You represent and warrant that all information you provide to us shall be truthful and accurate and shall not violate the rights of any third party. By using the Website and submitting information, you consent to: the collection and use of your personal information by us as described above; the transfer of your personal information to countries outside of the EEA or the United States as applicable and to receiving communications from Verner.ie for products and services which you may be interested in.

If at any time you want to opt-out of receiving communications from Verner.ie or that you no longer wish your feedback to be displayed on the Website, please let us know by contacting us and we will update your Preferences.

Worldwide transfer of your data

The dynamics of the Internet may mean that your information is sent, used, stored and processed electronically outside of the country where you originally entered the information. While there is a risk that countries to which information is transferred will not be subject to an information protection regime as rigorous as that of the EEA or the United States as applicable, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that your information is treated securely and adequately protected in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you are a resident in the EEA and you do not want your information to be transferred outside of the EEA please do not send us any personal data.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

‘Cookies’ are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard-drive to allow organisations to collect information about how you browse a Website. Cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

Verner.ie use cookies to:

  • measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs
  • help Verner.ie make improvements
  • remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again

The information generated by the cookies about your use of our website (including your IP address) may be transmitted to and stored by our analytics providers on their servers in the EEA or the United States. Analytics providers may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on their behalf.

On your first visit to the website you will normally see a message displayed before we store a cookie on your computer.

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use Verner.ie. Google Analytics sets the following cookies. These cookies are named by Google and may be subject to change without notification:

TypeNamePurposeExpires
Universal Analytics_gaThis helps us count how many people visit Verner.ie by tracking if you’ve visited before 2 years
Universal Analytics_gatUsed to manage the rate at which page view requests are made10 minutes
Google Analytics_utmaLike _ga, this lets us know if you’ve visited before, so we can count how many of our visitors are new to Verner.ie or to a certain page2 years
Google Analytics_utmbThis works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on Verner.ie30 minutes
Google Analytics_utmcThis works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browserwhen you close your browser
Google Analytics_utmzThis tells us how you reached Verner.ie (eg from another website or a search engine)6 months

Disabling cookies

Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually change your browser settings to prevent that. You have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. However, if you choose to reject all cookies, you may be unable to take full advantage of the Website. If you want to delete any cookies, please refer to the instructions for the operating system of your device to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Merger

If Verner.ie acquires, merges with or is sold to another company or goes into bankruptcy or engages in other such business transactions, we may share files and email records with our business and merger partners.

Governing law

If you are resident in the United Kingdom this Privacy Policy is governed by the laws of the United Kingdom.

More information

If you have any requests or questions regarding this Privacy Policy please contact us.

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Last updated: 19 September 2018.