Taste Waterford respects your privacy as a visitor and user on our website. We recognise your need for us to explain what data we collect, how we collect it and what we do with this data. We will abide by the various data protection laws.
We will collect personal data from you, for example name and email address, where it has been provided to us, for example via a contact form. We will only contact you if (a) there is a response requested by you, or (b) you have agreed to be sent marketing collateral, or have applied to be a member of Taste Waterford. We will never pass these details on to any external third party, unless we have specific permission from you to do so. You may opt-out of our mailing list at any time by emailing email@example.com
Areas where we collect information include:
You can subscribe to our foodie newsletter by completing the online form with your first name, last name and email address. You will then receive regular updates via our newsletter with Co. Waterford food and drink news, and other news we feel relevant.
This subscription form can also be used to enter the giveaway to win a Seaweed Starter Pack from Marie Power between 01 December 2023 to 18 December 2023. The entry information will be used for the purposes of the giveaway. Your information will not be passed to a third party, only Marie Power to fulfil the giveaway winner. Once the giveaway has completed, your details will be retained to receive future foodie newsletters. You can opt out of the newsletters at any time.
Mountain Splendour Taste Tour
You can register your interest online with first name, last name and email address to hear about news on when we will launch the Mountain Splendour Taste Tour, or other news connected with this tour.
When booking a place on the Mountain Splendour Taste Tour, your personal details may be used to request feedback and a review of the tour.
Applying for Taste Waterford membership
To apply to become a member of Taste Waterford, or to become a member of Taste Waterford, you need to supply us with a range of information on you and your business. This information will only be used to contact you about your membership or manage your membership. By becoming a member of Taste Waterford, you will be included in the membership online newsletter. This is so that you can keep informed of member news, and other news connected with Taste Waterford which is important to your membership.
Non personal data
We will also collect non personal data which we will ordinarily use for statistical purposes. This is to help us better understand customer and visitor patterns and to help us serve our customer needs on this website in the future. Examples of this non personal data include browser details, demographic data and statistics.
Data will be collected by monitoring Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses. This gives us details about your Internet Service Provider, and not you as an individual. As with many online businesses, we may also use an external statistics provider to analyse trends on this website (such as Google Analytics). We may also use non-personal data (such as statistics and demographics) when giving information on the website as a whole, for example to prospective advertisers.
Your financial information
We currently use Stripe as our payment processor. Stripe is an online payment processor for internet businesses and is fully GDPR compliant. We have no direct access to your financial details. See Stripes policy here for more information: https://stripe.com/en-ie/privacy
The security of your data is important to us, and we undertake to keep the personal data confidential and take all appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security for the personal data which is appropriate to the risks to individuals that may result from the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to the personal data. We use Sucuri, a fully GDPR compliant security plugin as extra protection learn more here https://sucuri.net/privacy/
Where you leave our website via a hyperlink to a different website, we cannot be held responsible for the contents of the external website.
Sale of organisation
We reserve the right to pass on personal data if the organisation is sold