Privacy Policy

Real Planet Connections (referred to as ‘we’ or ‘us’) respects the privacy of every individual who visits this site.  Our policy on the collection and use of personal information is outlined below.

We collect and use personal information in order to:

  • Administer or otherwise carry out our obligations in relation to any agreement that you may have with us.
  • Anticipate and resolve problems with your service.
  • Create and inform you of products and services that you may be interested in.

In order to do the above, we need to collect and process personal information about you (including your name, address, telephone number and email address). We may ask you for this information on our website.

Information collected by marineconservationvolunteer.com

You do not need to enter any personal information to use marineconservationvolunteer.com.  However, we ask visitors who would like to receive our e-newsletter to provide their name and e-mail address and indicate regions, wildlife and activities that they are interested in.  We use this information to send out our e-newsletter and to ensure you receive the most relevant information.

We will not disclose any personally identifiable information without your permission unless we are legally entitled to do so (for example, pursuant to a court order or for the purposes of prevention of crime or fraud). You will be treated as having given your permission for disclosures referred to in this policy.

In order to help us provide you with the highest level of service, we may use the information you supply us with (except for any information that you have provided about a third party) for:

  • Market research and tracking of sales
  • Sending you information about our products and services

Non-personal details

We may automatically collect non-personal information about you, such as the type of browsers you use or the website from which you linked to us. This information is only used to assist us in providing an effective service on this web site. We may, from time to time, supply the owners and operators of third party websites which have a link to our site with information about the number of users linking to our site from their website or vice versa. You cannot be identified from any of this information.

 Cookies and IP addresses

Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to a visitor’s computer for record keeping purposes.  Most sites on the Internet use cookies.  This information facilitates your use of our website, and ensures that you do not need to re-enter your details on each visit.  We also use cookies to tell us how and when you use the site.  This helps us to understand the most and least popular features of our site so that we can improve and update it.  You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, which allows you to choose whether or not to protect it.

Marineconservationvolunteer.com may provide aggregated data to advertisers, our partners and other third parties.  Marineconservationvolunteer.com may also collect IP addresses of those browsing the site as another way of understanding how our site is used so that we can improve it.  We may also use this information to tailor e-communications to visitors who are on our mailing list.

Information collected by third parties

We use third party vendors and Google to show adverts on our site.  Third party vendors, including Google use cookies to gather information about what pages users visit.  This information is then used to serve relevant ads based on a user’s prior visits to other websites.  Users may opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt out page.  Alternatively you can opt out of a third party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page.

Accuracy

We aim to keep our records as accurate as possible. If you would like to review or change the details that you have supplied us with at any time, please contact us.

Security

The technology that we use and the policies that we have implemented are intended to safeguard your privacy from unauthorised access and improper use. We will continue to update these measures as new technology becomes available.  We keep all personal information in a secure server that is only accessible by designated Real Planet Connections employees.

Third party links

This site contains links to other sites. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other websites. We recommend that you check the policy of each site that you visit.

You may have linked to this website from a third party website. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the third party website from which you linked to our website. We recommend that you check the policy of that third party site and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.

General

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the practices of this site, please send an email to realplanetconnections@gmail.com.  Or, you can send mail to the following postal address:  Real Planet Connections, PO Box 9696, Dublin 18, Ireland.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on November 16th, 2014.