This website is operated by Black Sheep Social, with a registered address of Kealkill, Co. Cork, Ireland P75 R242.
Black Sheep Social is dedicated to protecting the confidentiality and privacy of information it is entrusted with, and we take the utmost care to ensure that the personal information we obtain from you is not used in a way that you are unaware of or are not agreeable to.
This Privacy Notice outlines your rights, what information we may collect about you generally and also though the website, and how we use this information.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, please contact us directly.
What are your rights?
If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect you can request to see this information and even have it corrected or deleted. If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us on the matter.
If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law you can complain to the national Data Protection Commissioner’s Office.
A full list of your rights under GDPR is as follows:
– The right to access the personal data we hold on you
– The right to correct and update the personal data we hold on you
– The right to have your personal data erased
– The right to object to processing of your personal data
– The right to data portability
– The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time for any processing of personal data to which consent was sought
– The right to object to the processing of personal data where applicable
– The right to lodge a complaint with the national Data Protection Commissioner’s Office.
Data Collection – Client Engagements
We need to know basic personal data in order to provide you with our services, and to claim our right to be paid in return for our services, under our standard terms of business / contract we have with you.
If you do not provide this information, then we will be unable to provide the services you have requested. We will not collect any personal data from you that we do not need in order to provide and oversee the services we have agreed to provide you with.
Use of Data – Client Engagements
No third parties will have access to your personal data unless there is a legal obligation for us to provide them with this. We have set out below the legal basis to process your data.
We may also process data if it is necessary for the performance of a contract with you, or to take steps to enter into a contract.
We will also communicate with you, information about other services we can beneficially offer you and update you about our activities.
Where your information is used other than in accordance with one of these uses, we will first obtain your consent to that use.
How long we keep it – Client Engagements
We will generally keep your personal data for a minimum of 2 years, after which time it will be destroyed if it is no longer required for the lawful purpose(s) for which it was obtained. If you consent to marketing, any information we use for this purpose will be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information.
Sharing your personal data – Client Engagements
Your personal data will only be shared with third parties including other data controllers where it is necessary for the performance of the data controllers’ tasks or where you first give us your prior consent. It is likely that we will need to share your data with:
– Our agents, suppliers and contractors. For example, we may ask a supplier to send out newsletters on our behalf, or to maintain our database software, or to provide us with administration, IT and other related services
Any personal data transferred to countries or territories outside the European Union will only be placed on systems complying with measures giving equivalent protection of personal rights either through international agreements or contracts approved by the European Union.
Data Collection – Website
You do not need to register your personal information in order to use our website.
You may submit personal information by filling out the ‘Contact us’ form on www.blacksheepsocial.com.
If you submit personal information to the website, the information will be used for the purposes you requested. The information may be stored and maintained. We will use your personal data only for the purpose for which it was collected, unless we obtain your specific consent to other uses, or unless otherwise required or permitted by law.
We may collect information about your activity on this website. The website may automatically recognise and store information about the type of browser you are using, you Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, the time, the date, the length of your visit and the referring site. This information is collected via computer code sent to your computer (commonly referred to as “cookies”).
It is Black Sheep Social’s policy to limit the information collected to only the minimum information required to complete a website visitor’s request.
Black Sheep Social’s intention is not to seek any sensitive information through our website unless legally required for recruiting purposes. Sensitive information includes a number of types of data relating to race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or other similar beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life, or criminal record.
By using our website and submitting information to us you are agreeing to the collection and use of your information as described in this Policy Notice.
A cookie is a tiny element of data that a website can send to a visitor’s computer’s browser so that this computer will be recognised by the site on their return. Cookies allow our web server to recognise a computer on connection to the website, which in turn allows the server to make downloading of pages faster than on first viewing. In addition, cookies may also be used by us to establish statistics about the use of the website by Internet users by gathering and analysing data such as: most visited pages, time spent by users on each page, site performance, etc. By collecting and using such data, we hope to improve the quality of the website.
The data collected by our servers and/or through cookies that may be placed on your computer will not be kept for longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes mentioned above. In any event, such information may not be kept for longer than one year.
Navigation data about site viewers is automatically collected by our servers. If you do not wish to have this navigation data collected, we recommend that you do not use the website. A visitor can also set their browser to block the recording of cookies on their hard drive to minimise the amount of data that may be collected about your navigating on the website. The browser on a computer can be set to notify the user when a cookie is being recorded on their computer’s hard drive. Most browsers can also be set to keep cookies from being recorded on their computer. However, for optimal use of the website, we recommend that visitors do not block the recording of cookies on their computer.
You can access full details of the cookies that are used on blacksheepsocial.com here.
Black Sheep Social reserves the right to modify or amend this statement at any time.