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Your Privacy

This privacy policy governs this web site and our activities - and yours - when you visit.

Collection of personal information such as names or addresses will not be enforced when you visit the site. However, if you choose to subscribe, or "opt in", to one of the information services by submitting your email address, the details you enter will be retained and the use your email address will be solely to send you the information product(s) you requested, and for no other purpose, except for those services explicitly agreed to by you in writing.

If you choose to provide other personal information such as your name and address, that information will only be used to fulfill your request for information, for example delivery of materials by conventional postal systems.

Purpose for which personal data is collected.

We collect the following information when you visit this web site :

  • The logical (IP) address of the computer you are using.
  • The type of browser you are using.
  • The date and time you access our site.
  • The pages you have accessed and the documents downloaded or uploaded.
  • The previous Internet address from which you linked directly to our site.
  • Some of the search criteria you are using to find our web site.
  • Your country location based on your IP address.
This data is collected only with the goal of improving our service and ensuring our members data security.

You have the option of providing personal information such as address or contact telephone or email address. This information may be collected at your option to allow you to access the full services provided by this web site.

If you wish to receive a newsletter or other communication without visiting the web site, we need to save and use your e-mail address. Electronic messages and notifications may be sent at appropriate intervals to the e-mail address you supply. These communications may also contain topic-specific advertisements along with editorial information. However, you can unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by lettign us know at info@forestfriends.ie.

Passing data to third parties

We will never pass your personal information to a third party except in the case where we are bound by law or if it should be necessary in order to implement our general terms and conditions of business or any other agreements concluded with you, or in order to enforce our rights and claims.

Use of "Cookies"

This website uses what are termed "session cookies". These are small pieces of information stored on your computer in order to authenticate your account and allow access to the various services. The information stored by this web site comprises your login name and encrypted password only.

Requests regarding data supplied via this website

On request, we supply copies of your personal data which you may have supplied via this website. If you wish to obtain such copies, you must make the request by e-mail through the support channels provided by this web site. Your request will be dealt with as soon as possible and will take not more than 40 days to process. There is no fee for the processing of these information requests.

If you deem that this web site stores inaccurate information about you, you can request that this information be corrected. Such a request must be in writing or via e-mail.

You may also request that data which you have supplied via the website be deleted. If you wish to request a deletion of your personal data, be aware that this request may prevent or hinder access to the web site by you in the future. We will generally advise if this deletion request will have an adverse affect on your use of this web site.