GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The security of your personal data is extremely important to us. We are very aware of the significant
responsibilities that come with processing your personal data as part of the services we provide. As you may know, a new EU regulation called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into effect this Friday, 25th May. We have always placed a high priority on the security of your data and how we deliver our products and services to you will not change as a result of GDPR. We continually invest in technologies and processes to ensure your data is kept safe and secure. Below we have answered some frequently asked questions about GDPR and how we process your personal data.
WHAT IS THE GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU regulation which comes into effect from
25th May 2018. The GDPR will bring about significant changes to data protection laws in the EU and
will give you greater access to your personal information and control over how it is used.
WHY DOES WELLIES.IE COLLECT AND PROCESS MY INFORMATION?
This is really simple, the information you, as a customer, give us is ONLY used to help us send our products to you.
WHAT INFORMATION DOES WELLIES.IE COLLECT ABOUT ME?
Again, really simple.
Collect is not really the correct word here, it is the information you give us at the account opening stage, in order for Wellies.ie to fulfil your purchase order.
- eircode, if you have given it to us
- Phone number, mobile and/or landline
- email address
- Login username
- Registration date
- Last visit date
To help us to maintain the accuracy of your personal data and to provide you with the best service possible, please notify us of any changes as they occur.
GDPReady | Frequently Asked Questions
- DOES WELLIES.IE EVER SHARE YOUR INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES?
We will never share your personal information to any third party, unless:
it is necessary to enable us to carry out our contractual obligations to you; and/or
we are obliged to in order to comply with legal, statutory and/or regulatory requirements.
- HOW DOES WELLIES.IE KEEP MY INFORMATION SECURE AND CONFIDENTIAL?
The security of your data is of paramount importance to us. We use a range of security technologies
and processes to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure.
- WILL I SEE ANY CHANGE TO MY DAY-TO-DAY DEALINGS WITH WELLIES.IE?
Again simple, NO
HOW CAN I GET IN CONTACT WITH WELLIES.IE ABOUT MY INFORMATION?
AS A WELLIES.IE CUSTOMER, WHAT DO I NEED TO DO FOR GDPR?
There is no action required. There will be no change to how we deliver our products to you
after GDPR comes into effect and we will continue to place a high priority on the security of your data.
While every care has been taken in the preparation of these FAQs, you should be aware that they have been designed to give a general overview of GDPR and they are not intended to be comprehensive.
More detailed information is contained in our Privacy Notice, which we recommend you take time to
Wellies.ie is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, and then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Wellies.ie may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01.09.2009.
What we collect;
We may collect the following information:
Name and title
Contact information including email address
Demographic information such as address
Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather;
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping.
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We will NEVER send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information..
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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Links to other websites
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Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.