Data protection is of paramount importance to Escape Limerick and we have implemented a strategy of data protection by default throughout our business. Your data, and the way we collect data, is always treated with the utmost respect. Our website, and use thereof, www.escapelimerick.ie (“our website”), always seeks to adhere to all current data protection policies, and as such, any and all data we process or store is done to with your best interests at heart.
Definition of Data Protection Terms
Our data protection declaration should be legible and understandable for the general public, as well as our customers and business partners. To ensure this, we would like to first explain the terminology used:
Data means information in a form that can be processed. It includes both automated data (e.g. electronic data) and manual data.Automated data means any information on computer, or information recorded with the intention that it be processed by computer. Manual data means information that is kept/recorded as part of a relevant filing system or with the intention that it form part of a relevant filing system.
Personal Data means data relating to a living individual who is or can be identified either from the data or from the data in conjunction with other information that is in, or is likely to come into, the possession of the Data Controller i.e. the company.
Data Controller for the purpose of this policy is Escape Limerick.
Controller or controller responsible for the processing is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law.
Processing is any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
Consent: Consent of the data subject is any freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject’s wishes by which he or she, by a statement or by a clear affirmative action, signifies agreement to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.
Third party is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.
Data Protection Principles
Escape Limerick is a data controller of personal data relating to its past, present and future customers, parents/guardians. As such, the company is obliged to comply with the eight principles of data protection set out in the Data Protection Act 1988, the Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2003 and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as will be enforced by the Data Protection Act 2018, in Ireland which are set out as follows:
Obtain and process information fairly
Escape Limerick obtains and processes personal data fairly and in accordance with its statutory and other legal obligations.
Keep it only for one or more specified, explicit and lawful purposes
Escape Limerick keeps personal data for purposes that are specific, lawful and clearly stated. Personal data will only be processed in a manner compatible with these purposes.
Use and disclosure only in ways compatible with these purposes
Escape Limerick only uses and discloses personal data in circumstances that are necessary for the purposes of for which it collects and keeps the data.
Keep it safe and secure
Escape Limerick takes appropriate security measures against unauthorised access to, or alteration, disclosure or destruction of data and against accidental loss or destruction.
Keep it accurate, complete and up-to-date
Escape Limerick operates procedures that ensure high levels of data accuracy, completeness and consistency.
Ensure it is adequate, relevant and not excessive
Personal data held by Escape Limerick are adequate, relevant and not excessive in data retention terms.
Retain for no longer than is necessary
Escape Limerick has procedures that ensure personal data is retained under legal obligation. We also ensure that data is not held for longer than is necessary.
Give a copy of his/ her personal data to that individual, on request
Escape Limerick has procedures in place to ensure that data subjects can exercise their rights under the Data Protection legislation.
Customer Personal Data
The Personal Data records held by the company may include:
Categories of customers data:
•Name (and/or Parent/Guardian name)
•Phone Number (Personal and/or Parent/Guardian)
•Photographs and Video
•Other records e.g. records of any injuries/accidents
Purposes: Customer records are kept for the purposes of:
•to comply with legislative and/or administrative requirements
•to enable customers to be contacted regarding any issues
•to enable parents/guardians to be contacted in the case of emergency
•photographs and video of customers are taken to record company events for memento / promotional purposes, establish the company website and keep a record of the history of the company. Such records are taken and used in accordance with the company’s procedures.
•to administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
•to quickly process your transactions.
•to send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.
•Escape Limerick undertakes not to sell or rent to any third party whatsoever any personally identifiable information about you.
Location: In a secure, locked filing cabinet that only personnel who are authorised to use the data can access. Employees are required to maintain the confidentiality of any data to which they have access.
Security: Paper Records are kept in a secure filing cabinet in a locked office. Computer records are kept on password protected PCs and cloud based storage is protected by state of the art security and enhanced data protection and controlled password protected access to information, relevant to each staff member’s role/duties.
Processing in line with data subject’s rights
Data in this company will be processed in line with the data subjects’ rights.
Data subjects have a right to:
•Request access to any data held about them by a data controller
•Prevent the processing of their data for direct-marketing purposes
•Ask to have inaccurate data amended
•Prevent processing that is likely to cause damage or distress to themselves or anyone else.
Dealing with data access requests
Under the Data Protection Act 2018, an individual has the right to be informed whether the company holds data/information about them and to be given a description of the data together with details of the purposes for which their data is being kept. The individual must make this request in writing and the data controller will accede to the request within 30 days.
Individuals are entitled to a copy of their personal data on written request.
The individual is entitled to a copy of their personal data (subject to some exemptions and prohibitions set down in Section 94 of the Data Protection Act 2018)
Request must be responded to within 30 days
No fee subject to conditions outlined in section 93 of the Data Protection Act 2018
We endeavour to use industry standard security measures to protect your information and to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of any information in our control. However, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and we cannot guarantee that all of your private communications and other personally identifiable information will never be disclosed. However, we will use our reasonable endeavours to ensure that such information is kept as secure as possible.
Web Browser Cookies
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The Cookies we set
When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
Third Party Sites
The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page. Also the applicable data protection provisions of Google may be retrieved under https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ and under http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html. Google Analytics is further explained under the following link https://www.google.com/analytics/.
Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
As we sell products it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.
We use adverts to offset the costs of running this site and provide funding for further development. The behavioral advertising cookies used by this site are designed to ensure that we provide you with the most relevant adverts where possible by anonymously tracking your interests and presenting similar things that may be of interest.
In some cases we may provide you with custom content based on what you tell us about yourself either directly or indirectly by linking a social media account. These types of cookies simply allow us to provide you with content that we feel may be of interest to you.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube. This will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies. Escape Limerick does not take any responsibility for use of your data on these social networks or how it is used.
Booking Processing and Payments
Escape Limerick utilise the services of trusted and reputable third parties to allow us run our business effectively. These parties have their own privacy policies. Escape Limerick do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.
Some of our payments are processed via Stripe and transmit the data of the data subject to Stripe. The applicable data protection provisions of Stripe may be retrieved under https://stripe.com/gb/privacy.
If you are a corporate client requesting an invoice, we utilise Sage One for accounting and invoice issuance. Sage One’s privacy provisions may be found here: https://www.sageone.ie/privacy-policy/
Suppliers and Business Contacts
If you have any queries or concerns that are not addressed in this policy, please don’t hesitate to contact us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This legal notice and all issues regarding this website are governed exclusively by Irish law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts.
If you have any questions in relation to this policy, please don’t hesitate to contact us: