Bumblebee Creations understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, www.bumblebeecreations.ie (“Our Site”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with Our obligations and your rights under the law.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
2. Information About Us
2.1 Our Site is owned and operated by Bumblebee Creations, a limited company registered in the Republic of Ireland under company number 520030, whose registered address is Rathclooney, Crusheen Co. Clare, and whose main trading address is Rathclooney, Crusheen Co. Clare.
2.2 Our VAT number is 9852034A.
3. What Does This Policy Cover?
4. Your Rights
4.1 As a data subject, you have the following rights under the Data Protection Act 1988 OR GDPR, which this Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:
4.1.1 The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data;
4.1.2 The right of access to the personal data We hold about you (see section 12);
4.1.3 The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact Us using the details in section 14);
4.1.4 The right to be forgotten – i.e. the right to ask Us to delete any personal data We hold about you (We only hold your personal data for a limited time, as explained in section 6 but if you would like Us to delete it sooner, please contact Us using the details in section 14);
4.1.5 The right to restrict (i.e. prevent) the processing of your personal data;
4.1.6 The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation);
4.1.7 The right to object to Us using your personal data for particular purposes; and
4.1.8 Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.
4.2 If you have any cause for complaint about Our use of your personal data, please contact Us using the details provided in section 14 and We will do Our best to solve the problem for you. If We are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Ireland’s supervisory authority, the Office of the Information Commissioner.
4.3 For further information about your rights, please contact the Office of the Information Commissioner or your local Citizens Advice Bureau.
5. What Data Do We Collect?
5.2 date of birth;
5.4 business/company name;
5.5 job title;
5.7 contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
5.8 demographic information such as post code, preferences, and interests;
5.9 IP address;
5.10 web browser type and version;
5.11 operating system;
5.12 a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site, and the site you exit to;
6. How Do We Use Your Data?
6.1 All personal data is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with Our obligations and safeguard your rights under the Data Protection Act 1988 OR GDPR at all times. For more details on security see section 7, below.
6.2 Our use of your personal data will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for Our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to Our use of your personal data (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in Our legitimate interests. Specifically, We may use your data for the following purposes:
6.2.1 Providing and managing your Account;
6.2.2 Providing and managing your access to Our Site;
6.2.3 Personalising and tailoring your experience on Our Site;
6.2.4 Supplying Our products AND/OR services to you (please note that We require your personal data in order to enter into a contract with you);
6.2.5 Personalising and tailoring Our products AND/OR services for you;
6.2.6 Replying to emails from you;
6.2.7 Supplying you with emails that you have opted into (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email;
6.2.8 Market research;
6.3 With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email AND/OR telephone AND/OR text message AND/OR post with information, news and offers on Our products AND/OR services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that We fully protect your rights and comply with Our obligations under the Data Protection Act 1988 OR GDPR and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003.
6.4 Third parties (Realex Payments Gateway, Facebook & Twitter) whose links appear on Our Site may use third party Cookies, as detailed below in section 13. Please refer to section 13 for more information on controlling Cookies. Please note that We do not control the activities of such third parties, nor the data they collect and use and advise you to check the privacy policies of such third parties.
6.5 You have the right to withdraw your consent to Us using your personal data at any time, and to request that We delete it.
6.6 We do not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. Data will therefore be retained for the following periods (or its retention will be determined on the following bases):
6.6.1 Data will be held for as long as deemed necessary; for instance, you may set up an account & use our shop regularly, in which case your data will be held indefinitely;
6.6.2 We may also retain your data for newsletter advertising, which you can choose to sign up for;
6.6.3 Additional data expiry times, such as cookies, can be seen in table 13.6.
7. How and Where Do We Store Your Data?
7.1 We only keep your personal data for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in section 6, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it.
7.2 Your data may be stored on our servers in the USA and may also be stored within the European Economic Area (“the EEA”), on our computer systems based at our office in the Republic of Ireland. Our secure servers are located at the CenturyLink Technology Solutions Data Centre in Boston, USA (formerly Savvis).
7.2.1 SSL access to Our website. Our payments are processed through Realex Payments Gateway, a European payment service provider and a division of Global Payments Inc. with offices in Dublin and London. We do not hold any of your credit/debit card information. Our servers include 24/7 secured access with motion sensors, video surveillance and security breach alarms. We also use high quality virus software at our office, to ensure early detection of any virus issues & our office is fully alarmed.
8. Do We Share Your Data?
8.1 Subject to section 8.2, 8.3 and 8.4, We will not share any of your data with any third parties, except where it is a requirement for use of Our website.
8.2 We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales, and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying data, or any anonymised data that can be combined with other data and used to identify you. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners, and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.
8.3 We may sometimes use third party data processors that are located outside of the European Economic Area (“the EEA”) (The EEA consists of all EU member states, plus Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein). Where We transfer any personal data outside the EEA, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated as safely and securely as it would be within the Republic of Ireland and under the Data Protection Act 1988 OR GDPR including:
8.3.1 as mentioned in 7.2 above, our secure servers are located at CenturyLink Technology Solutions data centre in Boston, USA (formerly Savvis). Our servers include 24/7 secured access with motion sensors, video surveillance and security breach alarms;
8.4 In certain circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain data held by Us, which may include your personal data, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with legal requirements, a court order, or a governmental authority.
9. What Happens If Our Business Changes Hands?
9.2 In the event that any of your data is to be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes. When contacted you will be given the choice to have your data deleted or withheld from the new owner or controller.
10. How Can You Control Your Data?
10.1 In addition to your rights under the GDPR, set out in section 4, OR When you submit personal data via Our Site, you may be given options to restrict Our use of your data. In particular, We aim to give you strong controls on Our use of your data for direct marketing purposes (including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from Us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in Our emails and at the point of providing your details and by managing your Account).
11. Your Right to Withhold Information
11.1 You may access certain areas of Our Site without providing any data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on Our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.
12. How Can You Access Your Data?
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by Us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable, and We will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact Us for more details at firstname.lastname@example.org or using the contact details below in section 14.
13.2 All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law.
13.4 Our site only holds one first party cookie, which expires after that session.
13.5 The following first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device:
13.7 You can choose to delete Cookies on your computer or device at any time, however you may lose any information that enables you to access Our Site more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.
13.8 It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
14. Contacting Us