The Swords Castle / Fingal County Council Privacy Statement (May 2018)

Swords Castle / Fingal County Council is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Swords Castle Web site and governs data collection and usage. Please read this Statement carefully (together with our and Cookie Policy (and any other documents referred to on it) as they set out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

By using the Swords Castle website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Swords Castle / Fingal County Council collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Swords Castle / Fingal County Council also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Swords Castle / Fingal County Council. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Swords Castle / Fingal County Council for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Swords Castle Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Swords Castle / Fingal County Council public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Swords Castle / Fingal County Council does not read any of your private online communications.

Swords Castle / Fingal County Council encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Swords Castle so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Swords Castle / Fingal County Council is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of Swords Castle and Fingal County Council family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Swords Castle / Fingal County Council collects and uses your personal information to operate the Swords Castle Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Swords Castle / Fingal County Council also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from The Swords Castle / Fingal County Council and its affiliates. Swords Castle / Fingal County Council may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Swords Castle / Fingal County Council does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Swords Castle / Fingal County Council may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Swords Castle / Fingal County Council may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Swords Castle / Fingal County Council, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Swords Castle / Fingal County Council does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Swords Castle / Fingal County Council keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Swords Castle, in order to determine what Swords Castle services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Swords Castle to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Swords Castle / Fingal County Council Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Swords Castle / Fingal County Council or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Swords Castle / Fingal County Council; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Swords Castle, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Swords Castle Web site use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalise Swords Castle pages, or register with Swords Castle site or services, a cookie helps Swords Castle / Fingal County Council to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Swords Castle Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use Swords Castle / Fingal County Council features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Swords Castle / Fingal County Council services or Web sites you visit.

Your Rights

You should ensure that the information we collect and hold in relation to you is accurate and kept up to date. If you would like to review the information we have collected on you at any time, please see contact below.

Security of your Personal Information

Swords Castle / Fingal County Council secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Swords Castle / Fingal County Council secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Swords Castle / Fingal County Council will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Swords Castle / Fingal County Council encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Swords Castle / Fingal County Council is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Swords Castle / Fingal County Council welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Swords Castle / Fingal County Council has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Swords Castle / Fingal County Council at We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.