COMMUNITYALERTS.IE PRIVACY STATEMENT FROM PIN POINT ALERTS LTD

(last updated 19/08/2016)

OUR AGREEMENT

Pin Point Alerts Ltd operates the https://www.communityalerts.ie and https://app.communityalert.ie websites.  This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive from the users of the site. 

We use your personal information only for providing and improving the site and service we offer.  By using the Community Alerts website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy. 

Information Collection and Use for Group Managers

While using our site we may ask you to provide us with personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. 

The following type of personal information is gathered from group managers/contacts:

i. IP address (Computers used to submit information)

ii. Your Name (Optional - use first only only if preferred)

ii. A Unique Username

vi. Password

v. Where you come from, by way of coarse map coordinates.

vi. Mobile Number & Email Address.

How we use the information we gather

We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit or site and this is known as a log data.  This type of data may include information such as your computers IP address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our site that you visit, the time and date of your visit and the time spent on those pages and other statistics.  

We use the information to allow you to manage your unique account. We require your contact details to correctly send you notifications, and we require a unique username for you to create an account. Your password is used to access your Community Alert account.

Information Collection and Use for Group Subscribers

A major part of this service is to store and manage information on community alert group subscribers in order to ensure that they receive accurate alerts through their preferred communication channels. What a group managers opts to store for each subscriber is entirely up to them. The system has facility to store the following optional fields of information for subscribers

i. Mobile Number

ii. Email Address

ii. Landline Number

vi. General/Coarse Coordinate Information

v. Eircode or other web map address coordinate information

At all times the CommunityAlerts.ie service acts as a Data Processor for each subscriber database, whereas the community alert group is the Data Controller and is ultimately responsible for the ownership of their database.

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amounts of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier.  Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Our website makes use of cookies which are small digital files that are stored in your web browser that enable us to track your return visits to our website.  The purpose of cookies on www.communityalerts.ie is to speed up the load time for web pages on subsequent visits to the website. If you do not accept cookies, you may not see some aspects of our website. Your browser settings may allow you to block these cookies, but we recommend you have them enabled to help us personalise your experience of our website.

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us bearing in mind that no method of transmission over the internet or an electronic storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. The Community Alerts database is not available at any time to external sources without prior consent from Pin Point Alerts Ltd (eg, trusted 3rd party web/app developers). We aim to put all our efforts to protect your personal information but we cannot guarantee absolute security like any internet based service. 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is effective as of 19th August 2016 and will remain in effect, except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page. 

 

Pin Point Alerts reserve the right to update or change our privacy policy, at any time and you should check this privacy policy periodically.  Your continued use of the service after we post any modifications to the privacy policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgement of the modifications and you consent to abide and to be bound by the modified privacy policy