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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy
Updated May 2018

Comit Communications & Marketing Limited “Comit” is committed to protecting individual’s privacy and complies with the General Data Protection Regulation effective 25 May 2018 and other regulations. The following policy explains how and why we collect personal data and how it is used.

In summary, the Comit does not: collect more personal data than is necessary; use personal data for purposes other than those specified; keep personal data for longer than it is needed; or share personal data with unspecified third parties.

Collection and use of data

While visitors can use the Comit website without divulging personal information, when a person contacts us via an email or online form, the Comit collects and stores that information. The information provided (name, organisation, email address, phone number etc) will be processed and stored so that the Comit possible can contact and respond to the sender.

By supplying personal data to Comit, an individual is consenting to the processing of such data as outlined in this privacy policy.

We collect personal data when a person requests the provision of Comit services including public relations, marketing communications, training, communications strategy, social media and digital marketing, event management or advertisements.  

We use this information to:

  • Provide and administer the service requested by clients and others

  • Keep clients, media and others up to date with relevant Comit and client information. For example, the Comit issues press releases to media.

  • Monitor online traffic patterns and site usage (see Cookies below)

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless required by law to do so.

Individuals have the right to opt-out of receiving Comit communications at any time. To do so, e-mail emailus@Comit.ie.

Comit may use client and others’ Personal Information to contact them with relevant news and information, notices of events and to engage in research activities.

Materials and other information that clients and others provide may be shared with an email automation platform (such as mail chimp) and delivery and postage providers.

Comit reserves the right to share clients’ and others’ personal data if legally required to do so by a governmental or regulatory authority.

Events and Photography/Images
At Comit organised events and photoshoots, photograhers/videographers and other personnel on-site will advise verbally or via signage if/when there will be photography or another image recording taking place. People who express a preference not to appear in images captured will be accommodated.

Data Security

Comit uses appropriate technical and physical security measures to ensure the security of any personal data stored on our systems (online and paper files) and to protect from unauthorised access, loss, manipulation, falsification, destruction or unauthorised disclosure.

Data Retention

Personal data collected and stored by Comit is retained for no longer than necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. We recognise that personal data may not be retained indefinitely.

Cookies

Some pages on the Comit website use cookies, both for record-keeping purposes and to enhance the user experience by providing useful features. Cookies are small text files that act as an identification card, and they cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. The use of cookies is an industry standard, their purpose merely being to record that you have visited or returned to that web page. We do not collect additional information such as age, gender, interests or bank details.

Editing or deleting personal data

For clients

Clients may request deletion of their personal data by contacting Comit by e-mail emailus@comit.ie. We will endeavour to have data deleted within one month of receipt of request.

Clients should note that deleting stored data may have implications regarding future communications and services from the Comit.

For media

Media may request deletion of their personal data by contacting Comit by e-mail emailus@comit.ie. We will endeavour to have data deleted within one month of receipt of request.
Media should note that deleting stored data may have unwanted implications regarding future communications from Comit. This could include being unable to receive relevant press information and event invitations from clients organisations that may well be of interest.

For others

If a person, whose personal data Comit stores and processes, believes the data held is incorrect or out of date, please email emailus@Comit.ie so that the data can be updated.
If a person, whose personal data Comit stores and processes, wishes their personal data to be deleted please email emailus@Comit.ie so that the data can be deleted within a month of receipt of request.

Deleting stored data may have unwanted implications regarding future communications and services.

Access to copies of personal data

Individuals, clients, media and others, have the right to request access to the personal data Comit may hold. To make such a request, contact emailus@Comit.ie. Comit will provide individuals with a copy of their personal data. To comply with such a request, we may request verification of identity of the person making the request. The request will be fulfilled by sending the data copy electronically unless the request expressly specifies a different method.  The first request made by a customer is free of charge but may be subject to an administrative fee for further requests.

Linked sites

This Privacy Policy is applicable to the Comit website only. Linked websites are not under the control of Comit and Comit is not responsible or liable for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Links are provided to you as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply the endorsement of the site by Comit.


Neither are we responsible for the privacy practices of those websites. Always check the privacy policies of any sites visited. Once redirected to another website, this Comit Privacy Policy is no longer applicable.

Social Media Links

Our website has links to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. These links remain inactive until clicked upon. Once clicked upon, the individual will be taken to the social media network each of which have their own specific privacy policies which we recommend users consult.

Recruitment

Information from job applicants for roles in Comit will be collected, processed and stored to enable Comit make contact. Additionally, the Comit may keep unsuccessful applicants data for a period for the purpose of filling a different/subsequent job opportunity.

Terms and Conditions

comit.ie is part of Comit Communications & Marketing Limited (Murray). By using this site, you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all the following terms you should not access and/or use comit.ie.

Lawful Use

You may not broadcast, copy, download, frame, reproduce, republish, post, transmit or otherwise use comit.ie content appearing on the comit.ie site in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of such content requires the prior written permission of Comit.


You agree to use comit.ie only for lawful purposes, and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit the use or enjoyment of this site by any third party. Prohibited behaviour includes but is not limited to defamation, harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene or offensive content or anything which may affect the operability or security of Comit.ie.

Disclaimers / Limitation of Liability

comit.ie content, is provided on an "AS IS" and on an "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any representations or any kind of warranty whether express, implied or statutory of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

Comit will not be liable for any damages, including indirect or consequential damages, or any damages arising from use or loss of use, interruption of business, loss of data or profits, whether in contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising from or in connection with the use of comit.ie

Comit does not warrant that functions contained in comit.ie content will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that comit.ie or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs.
Intellectual Property

You acknowledge that the content including but not limited to text, images and logos identifying Comit or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trademarks of Comit and/or other third parties. You are not permitted to use any trademark, patent, design right or copyright of Comit or any other third party without the prior written consent of Comit or the third party.

General

If any provisions of these Terms and Conditions are found to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect.

These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of Ireland.

Changes to this privacy policy

We may make changes to this privacy policy from time to time. All changes will be updated here, on this page. By continuing to use the site after changes are posted you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended. The date of the latest review can be found at the end of this Policy.

Contact:

If you require any further information on the Comit Privacy Policy including data correction, amendment, erasure, restriction or portability, please contact emailus@Comit.ie using the reference Privacy Policy.

Registered Office

Comit Communications & Marketing Limited, D4 Nutgrove Office Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland
Registered in Ireland No. 311362

 

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