SEXY.ie PRIVACY POLICY

Effective Date: 4th March 2015

Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which www.sexy.ie collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected through this website (“Sexy”, (“Sexy.ie” or “Site”). We respect your privacy and do not gather any personal data from you that you do not provide voluntarily.

Application

This Privacy Policy applies to the Site www.sexy.ie. It should be read in combination with the Sexy.ie Terms and Conditions and both documents together control the relationship between you and us.

Who is responsible for personal information collected on the Site?

The Sexy.ie webmaster is the Site owner and operator, and is responsible for the Site’s processing of your personal data and may be contacted at www.sexy.ie/customer-support/

Cookies

We do use cookies on the Site and if you do not consent to this you should either not use the Site or configure your browser to reject cookies. See the Sexy.ie Cookie Policy.

Protection of minors

This Site is not directed to children under the age of 18 years and we do not intentionally collect, store or in any way use personal information from children younger than 18 years. If you are under 18 years of age you must not send us any personal information and you should leave the Site now.

What personal information do we collect?

Personal Information is information that may identify you as a specific individual. We only collect personal information you voluntarily provide to us.

We collect your username, email address, first name and last name and age when you register with Sexy.ie. Your username is chosen by you and may be anything you select, including your real name or a pseudonym. However, your username must not be an impersonation of any person or be intended to mislead.

We collect your name, age and email if you sign up for our newsletter or competitions.

If you make a purchase we will also collect your physical address.

Payments for purchases are processed by third party providers such as PayPal and Stripe.com and require information including name, age, email, billing address and delivery address.

We may also collect your personal information if shared by you from other social applications, services or websites.

How do we collect personal information?

We collect personal identification information in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to when you:

  • Register with us
  • Contact us via our Site at www.sexy.ie/customer-support/
  • Make a purchase
  • Leave a rating and/or comment relating to products or a Sexy.ie blog post.

If you choose not to provide personal information

You always have the choice to not provide us with your personal information. However, it may not be possible to make full or proper use of the Site if your personal information is not provided to us.

How we use personal information

We may collect and use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To send you our newsletter
  • To process your purchase transactions
  • If you enter one of our competitions
  • To improve customer service: For example, where your contact information helps us to respond to your customer service requests and support your needs more efficiently
  • To improve the Site: For example, we may use feedback you provide to improve the functionality and performance of the Site
  • To send emails with general information about Site related special offers and promotions, or other Site news and updates.

We do not share your personal information with any third parties, expect to the extent necessary to assist you in relation to a purpose listed above.

Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about visitors and members whenever they interact with the Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser’s name, the type of computer and technical information about the means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information. Sometimes IP address is included and you are advised there are circumstances where an IP address may be able to identify an individual and in that context becomes personal information.

Google Analytics

This website makes use of Google Analytics. Google Analytics is Google’s analytics tool that helps website and app owners to understand how their visitors engage with their properties. Google Analytics may receive and record non-personal information from cookies, server logs, and similar technology from your browser or mobile device, including your IP address. This is controlled by Google as a third party and is not under our direct control. Learn more about Analytics cookies and privacy information.

Security

The Site uses appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information.

Retention of personal information

Your personal information will only be retained for as long as it is needed to operate your account and to meet the requirements of business record retention requirements.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent personal identification information to third parties. We may use third party service providers in association with the Site, for example PayPal and Stripe.com for payment functions and Google for website analytics. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission by agreeing to this Privacy Policy.

Personal information you disclose when using the Site

You choose your username and are not compelled to use your real name. If you choose to disclose any personal information to third parties when using the Site, you do so at your own risk. Sexy.ie is not responsible for the privacy or security of any information, personal or otherwise that you may choose to communicate or exchange using the functionality of the Site, including but not limited to information about yourself or others in your Sexy.ie blog postings or comments. Each item of information or any materials you contribute is categorized as “Public Content”. Public Content must be content and information that you have a right to disclose and transfer and must not violate any other person’s privacy or intellectual property rights.

Links

This website may contain links to other websites (including, but not limited to, Facebook, Google+ and Twitter). We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such third party websites. Sexy.ie encourages users to be aware when they leave this Site and to read the privacy statements of websites that collect personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected on Sexy.ie.

Cross-border disclosure of your information

Some of our associated service providers such as PayPal may perform certain services overseas and as a result your personal information may be disclosed to a recipient in a foreign country. Sexy.ie is operated in Ireland and hosted on our dedicated server in a secure data center in the United Kingdom. If you are located outside of the EU, please be aware that any information you provide to us will be transferred to the EU. By using this Site or providing us with any information, you consent to this transfer.

Your acceptance of these terms

Your use constitutes acceptance. This means that by using the Site you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Site.

Amendments to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy and/or in the way we use your personal information, we will notify you of these changes by republishing this policy. We recommend you consult this Privacy Policy regularly. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Accessing, updating or correcting your personal information

You may access, update or correct your personal information by contacting us at www.sexy.ie/customer-support/ or by updating your Sexy.ie profile.

Where we hold information that you are entitled to access, we will try to provide you with suitable means of accessing it (for example, by providing direct access through the Sexy.ie account maintenance function or emailing it to you). We will not charge for simply making the request and will not charge for making any corrections to your personal information.

There may be instances where we cannot grant you access to the personal information we hold. For example, we may need to refuse access if granting access would interfere with the privacy of others or if it would result in a breach of confidentiality. If that happens, we will give you written reasons for any refusal.

Users who do not want emails from us

If you do not wish to receive email from us you should not provide your email address and not use the Site. You can also opt out of any further email by editing your own details via our account maintenance function or by contacting us at www.sexy.ie/customer-support/ but we may need to terminate services to you if we cannot communicate with you by email.

Release of Personal Information for legal reasons

We may release your personal information for legal reasons:

  • When we believe in good faith that such release is appropriate to comply with the law (for example, pursuant to a statutory demand, subpoena, warrant or court order)
  • To protect against fraudulent, abusive or unlawful use of the website
  • To protect our rights or property
  • If we reasonably believe that a situation involving danger of death or injury to any person requires disclosure.

Contacting us

If you have any questions concerning this Privacy Policy, the practices of the Site, or your dealings with the Site, please contact us at www.sexy.ie/customer-support/

This document was last updated on 4th March 2015 and is the most up to date version of our Privacy Policy.