Your privacy is important to us. In this section we outline our privacy policies, terms and conditions.
Travel Department Limited (trading as Travel Department) is committed to protecting your privacy and storing your personal information safely.
We collect information about you to enhance your user experience on the Travel Department Site and to make uploading material to the Travel Department Site possible.
What information we collect on The Travel Department Site:
When you apply to register an account with the Travel Department Site, we may collect information that can identify you ("Personal Information"), such as your name, address, group name, password, username and email address or any other information that you freely supply to us.
When you contact us or send us an email we may collect such Personal Information which you freely supply to us.
We also collect any information and Personal Information which you post publicly on the Travel Department Site.
Our server logs automatically collect information, such as your IP address, your browser type and language, the pages on the Travel Department Site visited, and the date and time of your visit, which helps us to gather statistics on the Travel Department Site and to track users' movements around the Travel Department Site in order to customise and improve the Travel Department Site.
We may use standard Internet tools, such as web beacons and cookies, which collect information that tracks your use of the Travel Department Site and enables us to customise our services and advertisements.
We also use temporary session cookies which enable a visitor’s web browser to remember which pages on this website have already been visited. Please see our separate Cookies Policy www.traveldepartment.ie/about-us/cookie-policy / www.traveldepartment.co.uk/about-us/cookie-policy for more information on the type of cookies we use and why.
Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but, if you wish, you can change the settings on your browser to refuse all cookies. However, you should note that disabling cookies may result in some parts of the Travel Department Site not working efficiently or in slower downloads.
What we do with the information we collect about you?
- Review your requests for registration as a user of the Travel Department Site;
- Facilitate efficient use of the Travel Department Site;
- Manage your account;
- Permit you to upload material to the Travel Department Site;
- Offer products and services that may be of interest to you
- Analyse use of and improve the Travel Department Site;
- Identify and protect against misuse of the Travel Department Site;
- Enforce our Terms and Conditions.
External Providers and Third Parties
We will not share information with any third parties except when you have been allowed to opt out in advance or except to the third parties detailed below:
- Service providers, performing services on our behalf that are registered with Travel Department
- Other third parties in limited circumstances, such as complying with legal requirements, preventing fraud, and protecting the safety of our users.
The Travel Department Site is not directed at persons under the age of 18 and therefore persons under the age of 18 are not permitted to view and/or register with Travel Department Site.
You must be aged 18 years of age or over to register with the Travel Department Site and post and/or upload any material to the Travel Department Site. Any person who registers as a user of the Travel Department Site represents that they are 18 years of age or older. Travel Department cannot and is not required to verify the age of users of the Travel Department Site. Travel Department hereby notifies you that by posting any material on the Travel Department Site you hereby undertake that you are over the age of 18.
Information you post
Any Personal Information which you volunteer in your public profile or any information which you post on the Travel Department Site as a public comment will be available worldwide to anyone with access to the Travel Department Site and it also may also become searchable worldwide to anyone using a search engine. Please do not post any information you are not happy to leave up indefinitely.
We recommend you do not post your name, address, telephone number, email address or anything else that may lead someone to identify you if this is something you are uncomfortable with.
Please note that certain information (such as photographs) which you may choose to provide might reveal your gender, ethnic origin, nationality, religion and/or sexual orientation.
Please note that you may choose:
- Not to provide Personal Information, although that may result in your inability to obtain certain services or use certain features of the Travel Department Site;
- To stop receiving promotional emails or newsletters from us by opting out of newsletter in your profile settings
- To delete or decline cookies by changing your browser settings, although if you do so, some of the features or services of the Travel Department Site may not function properly;
- To review and update your Personal Information by contacting us at the email address below or, if you have an online account on the Travel Department Site, by logging into that account.
We have taken appropriate physical, electronic, and other security measures to help safeguard Personal Information which we collect online from unauthorized access, alteration, or disclosure.
Retention of Personal Data
Please note that any information that you provide will only be held for as long as necessary for the purpose for which it was provided.
Anonymous and aggregated data
We may aggregate data in an anonymous manner for statistical purposes for disclosure to advertisers or business associates.
By way of example, we may disclose to an advertiser the number of unique visitors to the Travel Department Site in a monthly period. Please note that under no circumstances will personally identifiable information will be disclosed.
Anonymous / pseudonymous users
Please be aware that you are not anonymous. Even if you use a username which does not reflect your real name we cannot guarantee that others will not be able to determine your identity.
Furthermore, Travel Department reserves the right to reveal your identity (or whatever information it knows about you) in the event of a complaint or legal action arising from any material posted by you on the Travel Department Site or any use by you of the Travel Department Site.
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Controlling your personal information
You may request details under the Data Protection Acts 1988-2003 of Personal Information which we hold about you or rectify any Personal Information which is incorrect or incomplete. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us via the contact form www.traveldepartment.ie/contact-us / www.traveldepartment.co.uk/contact-us. If you are a registered user please supply details of your username and email address which you supplied when registering. Please note that to protect your privacy we may require further information to verify your identity.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us in writing by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
If someone else has posted your Personal Information on the Travel Department Site without your permission and you would like it removed please contact us by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that is possible to permanently delete any account you registered with us. This can be done on request by emailing us at email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org.
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How to contact us:
Travel Department Limited (trading as Travel Department)
Harmony Court, Harmony Row, Dublin, D02 VY52