Privacy Policy

Last updated 1st July 2019

This privacy statement explains how KSN and/or its group companies (“we”, “us”, “our”) 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 “you” 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://ksn.ie

What Personal Data We Collect and Why We Collect It

We do not require you to register to use this website, as such if you are a visitor, we do not collect any personal information about you, except to the limited extent through the use of cookies, this is described below. In such circumstances in which you choose to give us personal data, KSN may contact registrants to provide them with information about our services, publications and products, we may also issue invites to events or for marketing purposes.

Email Alerts

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 as a means to ensure we don’t contact you in the future.

Job Applications

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.

Publications

All publications on our website are free to access and free to view without registration. we do not collect any personal information about you, except to the limited extent through the use of cookies, this is described below.

Surveys

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.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

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.

Cookies

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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Google Analytics: This cookie is used to remember what individual users do on the Website and record it in an aggregated manner. Access to this information helps KSN understand the collective usage of the website in order to improve it. The information collected via this cookie is not personally identifiable. The Google Analytics cookie belongs to Google LLC and has its own privacy policy associated to it, which you can find at https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

LinkedIn: This cookie collects metadata such as IP address information, timestamps and page views. This helps KSN measure how effective our LinkedIn marketing campaigns are, but do not provide personally identifiable information. The LinkedIn cookie belongs to LinkedIn Corporation if you reside in the US and LinkedIn Ireland U.C. if you reside elsewhere, and has its own privacy policy associated to it, which you can find at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Using the settings in your browser you can accept or decline cookies. Visit www.allaboutcookies.org to find out more.

Social Media

KSN has official accounts on different social media sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. If you choose to participate and interact with these accounts, we may use the personal information you disclose in the context of this privacy policy and for the same purposes, for example to facilitate services and get in touch with you when you request we do so. We cannot be held responsible if you share personal information on social media that is subsequently used or misused or otherwise appropriated by another user.

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

From time to time, we may link to third party websites that are not governed by this privacy policy. We are not responsible for the content or privacy policies of these third-party websites and/or for third party advertisers, nor for the way in which information about their users is treated. Unless expressly stated, we are not agents for these third-party websites or advertisers, nor are we authorised to make representations on their behalf.

Your Rights

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 dpo@ksn.ie – 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 dpo@ksn.ie

Consent

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.

California Rights

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 dpo@ksn.ie 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 Limited (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:

David Cadwallader
Data Protection Officer
KSN
KSN House
4 Clonskeagh Square
Dublin 14
D14 FH90

KSN House
4 Clonskeagh Square
Clonskeagh
Dublin 14
Ireland
D14 FH90

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