Last updated 1st July 2019
This privacy statement explains how KSN and / or its group companies collect information from you via the KSN website (the website) and associated online platforms, or in any manner expressly described in this privacy statement, and how the information is then used. Reference to user means the user of the website or associated online platforms.
KSN processes data for numerous purposes, and the means of collection, lawful basis of processing, use, disclosure, and retention periods for each purpose may differ. When collecting and using personal data, our policy is to be transparent on why and how we use personal data.
Who We Are
Our website address is: https://www.ksn.ie
What Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It
In order to sign up for email news and/or event alerts, we will ask for your email address and full name via a form online. We may also ask for other details such as job title, city, country and email preferences. You can unsubscribe at any time. We will keep your details as long as you are subscribed to provide you with your preferred email alerts, and once you unsubscribe, we will keep your email address noted as a means to not contact you in the future.
Our site, as well as some affiliated sites we work with, allow you to register your interest in working for us or applying for an advertised vacancy. Data concerning unsuccessful candidates will be held for a period of one year.
We may at times conduct surveys, opinion polls or other sentiment collection methods via our Website and associated online platforms. Participants will be asked for personal information such as your email address and full name, in addition to opinions and feedback. This information will be used in the context of the survey and not for any other purposes, unless clearly stated.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Using the settings in your browser you can accept or decline cookies. Visit www.allaboutcookies.org to find out more.
How Long We Retain Your Data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What Rights You Have Over Your Data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where We Send Your Data
KSN may disclose your personal information outside of our company in the following instances;
- Where disclosure is necessary to fulfil your requests and involves a third-party organisation(s) with which KSN has a relationship
- Where explicitly requested by you
- As a requirement by a court order or any other legal or regulatory requirement
- Where disclosure is reasonably related to the sale or other disposition of all or part of our business
- Where you interact with out social media channels using a publicly available feature (e.g. if you publicly tag us in a post, we may retweet/repost from our official account).
KSN may ask external service providers to assist with information technology and other support services to operate this website and its associated platforms.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
How We Protect Your Data
The website and associated platforms have security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the personal data under our control.
What Data Breach Procedures We Have in Place
KSN have a series of robust I.T. security measures in place to prevent data breaches from occurring. All systems are subject to regular tests.
What Automated Decision Making and/or Profiling We Do with User Data
KSN do not operate any automated decision making or profiling systems with any user data recorded.
Links to Other Websites
KSN have systems in place that will allow you to keep your personal information accurate and up to date. If at any time you would like to rectify, erase or restrict the processing of your personal information, exercise your right to data portability or withdraw your consent to processing, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org there may be exceptions to the right to erasure for specific legal reasons which, if applicable, we will set out for you in response to your request.
You are entitled to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you, if you would like to do so please contact us at email@example.com.
By using the website, you consent to the processing of data about you by KSN, it’s subsidiaries, and Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
You also consent to your data being processed by third parties we work with, such as our website platform, email platform, CMD system, and other associated online platforms. All third parties we work with have agreed in writing to provide an adequate level of privacy protection.
You can withdraw this consent at any time.
Under California Civil Code Section 1798.83, if you live in California and your business relationship with us is mainly for personal, family or household purposes, you may ask us about the information we release to other organisations for their marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Request for California privacy information” in the subject line. You may make this type of request once every calendar year. We will email you a list of categories of personal data we revealed to other organisations for their marketing purposes in the last calendar year, along with their names and addresses. Not all personal data shared in this way is covered by Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code.
Changes to the Privacy Statement
This privacy statement may change and therefore you should review it regularly. We will of course notify you of any changes where we are required to do so.
Data Controller and Contact Information
The data controller is Kerrigan Sheanon Newman (KSN), company registration number: 257615
Should you have any questions about this privacy statement or how and why we process personal data, please contact us at:
Data Protection Officer
Beech House, Beech Hill Office Campus, Dublin 4