Please note that Ireland Mortgages takes security of client information as first priority and has a comprehensive security policy in place for staff, employees, agents and all users and clients. Please read carefully this security policy before you register for Ireland Mortgages and strictly enforce its code.
What information we gather about you
When you visit the Ireland Mortgages website, we collect your IP address and standard web log information, such as your browser type and the pages you accessed on our website.
When you open an account, we collect the following types of information from you:
Contact information – your name, address, phone, email, and other information.
When permitting you to use our Service, we may require additional information that we can use to verify your identity or address or manage risk, such as your date of birth, social security number or other information. We may also obtain information about you from third parties such as credit bureaus and identity verification services.
Ireland Mortgages information is not held on our offices but it is in located in a secured server held with Hosting & Web Solutions in a secure data centre. However, there are times when security intrusions can be outside our control, so in the event of breach of security, we will shut down all client access for a minimum period of 24 hours until the breach is identified and security systems installed to prevent same. This will be done in the interests of all clients and agents.
When you are using our Service, we collect information about your account transactions and we may collect information about your computer or other access device for fraud prevention purposes.
Cookies are small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a website. Cookies can be read by the website on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or a unique identification number so that the website can “remember” you on your return visit. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the website.
If you do not wish to accept these terms, then we strongly advise you to leave our website.
Advertisements and promotional information are displayed on Ireland Mortgages websites. These are presented to all users. Cookies may also be used to present specific marketing or advertising messages to you, using targeting cookies (see below for more information about targeting cookies)
Cookies do not in any way compromise the security of your computer. Visitors can use most of Ireland Mortgages website with no loss of functionality if cookies are disabled from the web browser.
How we protect and store personal information
Throughout this policy, we use the term “personal information” to describe information that can be associated with a specific person and can be used to identify that person.
We use computer safeguards such as firewalls and data encryption, we enforce physical access controls to our buildings and files, and we authorize access to personal information only to employees who require it for their job responsibilities.
How we use the personal information we collect
The purpose of collecting personal information is to provide you with a safe, smooth and efficient experience. We may use your personal information to provide the services and customer support you request, prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities, and enforce our User Agreement, customize, measure, and improve our services and the content and layout of our website, send you targeted marketing, service update notices, and promotional offers based on your communication preferences, compare information for accuracy and verify it with third parties.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Ireland is based on the seven fundamental principles that guide the collection, processing, and protection of personal data. These principles provide a framework for businesses to ensure compliance with GDPR requirements. The seven principles of GDPR in Ireland are as follows:
- Lawfulness, Fairness, and Transparency:
- Purpose Limitation:
- Data Minimization:
- Storage Limitation:
- Integrity and Confidentiality:
By adhering to these seven principles, businesses can ensure they are processing personal data in a lawful, fair, and transparent manner, thereby protecting individuals’ privacy rights and complying with GDPR regulations.
If you need to contact the DPC (Data Protection Commissioners), the contact details are as follows:
c/o Data Protection Commission, 21 Fitzwilliam Square South, Dublin 2, DO2 RD28Phone 01-7650100 / 1800 437 737
Our privacy statement is subject to changes going forward we endeavour to always keep this updated but if you have any questions, please contact Financial Planner 01 6279495