Updated on: 26th April 2018 Effective Date: 26th April 2018
We at Eskimo Software respect your right to privacy and comply with our
obligations under the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 (the “Acts”). The purpose
term is defined in the Acts) you provide to us while visiting this website (the “Site”).
Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable
as such, and we are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of these other websites.
2. TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
We collect and retain two types of information on the Site:
2.1 PERSONAL DATA
This is data that identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you, such as your name,
address, email address and telephone number (mobile and landline), and any information about
you that is directly linked to Personal Data. Personal Data is only collected from you if
you voluntarily submit it to us or if it is collected as otherwise described in this Privacy
Policy. For example, when you register for the Site as a user, you provide your username
(which may include Personal Data), your email address and, on some occasions, information
for needed for payment e.g. your credit card details.
2.2 NON-PERSONAL DATA
Like most websites, we gather statistical and other analytical information collected on an
aggregate basis of all visitors to our Site (“Non-Personal Data”). This Non-Personal Data
comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as demographic
information regarding, for example, user IP addresses where they have been clipped or
anonymised, browser types and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our Site.
This Site uses “cookie” technology. A cookie is a little piece of text stored by the browser
to your interests and to save your personal preferences so you do not have to re-enter them
each time you connect to our Site. Our cookies are not available to other websites. We use
the following cookies:
3.1 Authentication cookies for tracking authentication status.
You are always free to decline our cookies, if your browser permits, or to ask your browser to
indicate when a cookie is being sent. You can also delete cookie files from your computer at
your discretion. Note that if you decline our cookies or ask for notification each time a cookie
is being sent, this may affect your ease of use of this Site. In addition, we use Google Analytics
to analyse the use of this Site. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about
Site use by means of cookies. The information generated relating to our Site is used to
create reports about the use of the Site. Google will store this information. Google’s
4. PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE HOLD YOUR INFORMATION
4.1 NON-PERSONAL DATA
We use the Non-Personal Data gathered from visitors to our Site in an aggregate form to get a better understanding of where our visitors come from and to help us better design and organise our Site.
4.2 PERSONAL DATA
Any users’ or customers’ personal data stored on Eskimo’s servers will be used for the sole purpose of the
application and will never be shared or distributed to a third party. This data is stored on secure servers
in the EU compliant with GDPR guidelines and every measure has been taken to ensure it’s safety.
We will process any Personal Data you provide to us for the following purposes:
to personalise your use of the Site and the services provided via the Site;
to facilitate your use of the Site and to monitor, improve and administer the Site and the services provided on the Site;
to enable our service providers to assist in providing, maintaining and operating the Site;
to process your requests and transactions and to respond to any queries you submit to us;
to seek your views on our Site and our services;
to enable us to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations;
to contact you to ensure customer satisfaction in respect of our role as a site provider and assist you in getting the best value from our services; and
for the purpose for which the information was provided.
5. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES
We may provide Non-Personal Data to third parties, where such information is combined with similar information
of other users of our Site. For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of unique users
who visit our Site, the demographic breakdown of our community users of our Site, or the activities that
visitors to our Site engage in while on our Site. The third parties to whom we may provide this information
may include potential or actual advertisers, providers of advertising services (including website tracking
services), subscribers, publishers, strategists, commercial partners, sponsors, licensees, researchers and
other similar parties. Except as described below, we will not disclose your Personal Data to third parties
unless you have consented to this disclosure or unless the third party is required to otherwise assist us in the operation of the Site or our business (in such circumstances, the third party is bound by similar data
protection requirements). We will disclose your Personal Data if we believe in good faith that we are required
to disclose it in order to comply with any applicable law, a summons, a search warrant, a court or regulatory
order or other statutory or legal requirement. We may also disclose your Personal Data in the good faith
belief that doing so is reasonably necessary or appropriate to respond to any claims, or to protect the
rights, property or safety of Eskimo Software, our users, our employees or the public, including without
limitation to protect Eskimo Software or our users from fraudulent, abusive, inappropriate or unlawful
use of our Site.
6. SALE OF BUSINESS
We reserve the right to disclose or transfer information (including your Personal Data) to a third party
in the event of, or in connection with the negotiations of, a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership
or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of our company provided that the third party agrees
notified in the event of any such transfer and you will be afforded an opportunity to opt-out.
Your Personal Data is held on secure servers hosted by Microsoft Azure. The nature of the Internet is such that
we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet.
No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. However, we will take all
reasonable steps (including appropriate technical and organisational measures) to protect your Personal Data.
8. UPDATING, VERIFYING AND DELETING PERSONAL DATA
You may inform us of any changes in your Personal Data, and in accordance with our obligations under the Data
Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 or other applicable law we will update or delete your Personal Data accordingly.
To find out what Personal Data we hold on you or to have your Personal Data updated, amended or removed from
our database, please email it to us at [email protected]. Any such data subject requests
may be subject to the prescribed fee.
9. TRANSFERS OF PERSONAL DATA
It may be necessary, from time to time, for your Personal Data to be transferred to someone who provides a service to us in other countries, including countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). In addition your Personal Data may need to be stored in servers located outside the EEA. By submitting your Personal Data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing such Personal Data outside the EEA. If we do this, we will endeavour to ensure that anyone to whom we pass your Personal Data agrees to treat your Personal Data with the same level of protection as if we were dealing with it.