Please ensure you read our Privacy Policy below carefully before you register on Brandmatch.ie

As users of our website, we at Brand Match would like to emphasise that we care about your privacy and we respect your privacy rights.

By your use of brandmatch.ie you are permitting the collection and use of your personal information as detailed below and you are also indicating your agreement to this privacy policy, which was last updated on 17th January 2014. If for any reason you do not agree to these terms then you should not register with us and you should not use this website.

PRIVACY POLICY

This website www.brandmatch.ie and all the webpages containing that address ("Brandmatch.ie") and the services provided on Brandmatch.ie are operated by Brand Match Limited with a registered office at 8 Leinster Road West, Rathmines, Dublin 6 (“we”, “us” and “our”). Brandmatch.ie operates as a communications platform which allows registered users to post onto and search for brand opportunities.

This policy, together with our Terms and Conditions and any other documents referred to in them, set out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

The information contained in this Privacy Policy shall be governed and construed in accordance with Irish law and be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts.

HOW WE GATHER INFORMATION

Only registered users of Brandmatch.ie can browse the website, and so personal information must be supplied before any access is given to the website. Should you decide to use our website, the information you have provided will be used to facilitate the provision of our services to you.

When registering as a Service User (“SU”) and upon seeking information on an opportunity via Brandmatch.ie or Service Advertiser (“SA”) displaying information on Brandmatch.ie, you will be asked to provide information to us. We will inform you at the time of collecting information from you whether you must provide the information or whether the provision of the information is optional. We will collect and process the following data about you:

Service Advertiser (SA)

By agreeing to this policy you agree that we have informed you at the time of collecting information from you that the information you provide to us will be accessible to other users of Brandmatch.ie, other users or by third parties so that you are in a position to take an informed decision on whether to provide the information to us.

Service User (SU)

By agreeing to this policy you agree that we have informed you at the time of collecting information from you that the information you provide to us will be accessible only to Brand Match.ie and to no other third party or service advertiser (SA) unless requested by you and that you are in a position to take an informed decision on whether to provide the information to us.

HOW THE INFORMATION IS USED

Except as set out in this privacy policy, we do not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information.

Service Advertisers (“SA’s”) use Brandmatch.ie by placing brand opportunities onto the website for Service Users (“SU’s”) to review. SA’s are able to manage, change, and remove the opportunities submitted to Brandmatch.ie through 'My Adverts'. SA’s need personal login details to access 'My Adverts', which will have been supplied to them on completion of registration with Brandmatch.ie.

The information contained in the opportunities is at the discretion of the SA. You agree that if you place an opportunity on Brandmatch.ie then we can provide interested service users with the contact details that you provide to us on the website. You acknowledge and agree that you may be contacted using the information you have provided to Brandmatch.ie by service users.

The service advertiser’s opportunity may appear in the form of the opportunity image and short description only on the featured section of the Brandmatch.ie homepage from time to time to encourage service users to register. This will be viewable by anyone who visits brandmatch.ie.

Service users will be granted access to brandmatch.ie following an approval process which identifies their background and place of business. This process is put in place to give legitimate marketing professionals only full view of the service advertiser’s opportunity and information.

Brandmatch.ie service users can choose to either contact the service advertiser directly or have the service advertiser contact them by choosing the relevant option under the “I’m Interested” button. This will allow the service user to decide whether they wish to have the service advertisers details sent to them or have their own contact details sent to the service advertiser. As a service user, you agree to only contact a service advertiser using Brandmatch.ie or using information that we give to you for the purposes of dealing with the brand opportunity. As a service advertiser you agree to only use the information that we provide on interested service users for the purpose of dealing with the brand opportunity.

We use information held about you in the following ways:

INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES

We do not disclose to any third party personal information that you provide to us unless we have your permission or we believe the law permits or requires it.

If you provide personal information to us you understand and agree that we may disclose your personal information to the following third parties:

Where legally required to do so we will notify you when information about you may be provided to third parties in ways other than explained in this policy, and you will have the option to prevent such information sharing at the time that we notify you.

We do not disclose personal information about you to third parties (including advertisers or marketing companies), but we may provide them with aggregate anonymised information about Brandmatch.ie users. For example, we may inform them of the number of brand opportunities that have been successfully matched in the last month, or that a particular type of opportunity has been viewed so many times on any given day, or we might inform third parties regarding the number of unique users who visit, or are registered with Brandmatch.ie. you agree to these practices.

It may be necessary to transfer your personal information to other group companies or service providers located in countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). This may happen where our servers or suppliers and service providers are based outside of the EEA or where you use our services and products while visiting countries outside of the EEA. The data protection and other laws of these countries may not be as comprehensive as those in Ireland or the EU but in these instances we will take steps to ensure that your privacy rights are respected. You agree that we may transfer your personal data on that basis.

PERSONAL DATA SECURITY

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Where we have given you, or where you have chosen, a password which enables you to access certain parts of Brandmatch.ie, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone. You are responsible for the security of your detail.

The transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure, and although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to Brandmatch.ie. Any transmission of data is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the Internet, and you hereby release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorised manner.

You should be aware that when you voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information and agree to make that information public on Brandmatch.ie via brand opportunities or where you use Brandmatch.ie to correspond with other users, that information, along with any substantive information disclosed in your opportunity, can be collected, correlated and used by third parties. These third parties, other service advertisers or Brandmatch.ie users may use your information to send you unsolicited messages. Such activities are beyond our control. Please do not post any personal information on Brandmatch.ie which will be available to users of Brandmatch.ie that you wish to keep private. Please consider carefully what personal information you wish to send other users or advertisers on Brandmatch.ie.

WEBSITE LINKS

Brandmatch.ie may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates as well as third party websites to which we have no affiliation. When you pay for service offered on Brandmatch.ie you will also be redirected to a separate website operated by a payment service provider. You acknowledge that we may change the links from Brandmatch.ie to payment service providers at any time and any such change will be posted on Brandmatch.ie by an amendment to this privacy policy.

If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites may have their own privacy policies and/or terms and conditions which apply to them, and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies, terms and conditions or for the activities on those websites.

From time to time we may enter into arrangements with third parties where the third parties agree to display you’re a service advertisers opportunity on their website or to publish it in their publications (whether offline or online). You agree and understand that where we do this any personal data that you have chosen to include in your opportunity will be provided to the third party for this purpose when we supply the content of the opportunity to them. Please note that these third party websites and publications may have their own privacy policies and/or terms and conditions which apply to them, and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies, terms and conditions or for the activities on those websites or in connection with those publications.

DATA AND COOKIES

We may collect information about your computer, including alphanumeric IDs, operating system, browser type and traffic data, such as information regarding the volume and status of data transmission, click-through statistics, the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet and the date and time you access portions of the Brandmatch.ie ("Website Use Info"), for system administration and statistical purposes. This Website Use Info is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual, except if required by the law. We retain Website Use Info for a limited period of 12 Months after which the data is deleted.

We may also collect information about your IP address and geographic location (“Geo Data”) for system administration and statistical purposes. You can turn off our ability to tailor what you see on Brandmatch.ie by our using the Get Data that we gather about you via Brandmatch.ie by enabling the appropriate settings on your computer or browser or contacting us directly. For example:

You may also contact us directly if you require any further assistance in at info@brandmatch. We will use Google Analytics (www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics) to allow us to track how popular our site is and to record visitor trends over time.

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. On revisiting Brandmatch.ie our computer server will recognise the cookie, giving us information about your last visit. They help us to improve Brandmatch.ie and to deliver a better and more personalised service.

ACCESS TO INFORMATION

At any time, you can make a written request to have access to and /or delete all personal information that we hold about you. We will provide this information to you and may request a small administrative charge. As a service advertiser, you can modify or update or delete your personal information at any time by accessing your account on Brandmatch.ie and choosing the option "Company Info" and then clicking on the “Edit” button, or by contacting us at info@brandmatch.ie.

CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. You should visit this page periodically to review any changes to the privacy policy.

Registered users will be notified upon accessing their account of any substantial changes to our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions. Use of Brandmatch.ie by either Service Users or Service Advertisers is conditional on the acceptance of our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.

CONTACT US

Any queries, comments or requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to info@brandmatch.ie or by post to Brand Match Limited, 24 Upper Mount Street, Dublin 2, Ireland

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