Privacy Policy for Grian

At Grian, accessible from www.grian.ie, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by Grian and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us through email at privacy@grian.ie

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are a Data Controller of your information.

Grian legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:

  • You have given Grian permission to do so

  • Processing your personal information is in Grian legitimate interests

  • Grian needs to comply with the law

 

Grian will use your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies. This includes the sharing of said information with contacted contractors for the purpose of completing our online services.

Type of Information Collected

Grian collects the following information through the contact form and three input forms relating to renewable energy, heat pumps and forestry: First Name, Second Name, Address, E-mail Address and other information inputted into these questionnaires, i.e. query, budget for installation, number of hectares etc.

This information will be shared with contractors in order to carry out the services as provided on the website. This information will not be used for any other purpose bar as stated above. Grian will never sell this information to third parties.

By submitting information to Grian you agree to the sharing and processing of said information as explained above.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.

  • The right of rectification.

  • The right to object.

  • The right of restriction.

  • The right to data portability

  • The right to withdraw consent

Deleting Personal Information

As stated above, it is your right to delete your personal information gathered by Grian. If for any reason you would like your personal information removed from Grian's databases please contact us at privacy@grian.ie. We will remove it without hesitation.

Google Analytics

As part of continuous efforts to improve the information and services offered by Grian we employ the use of google analytics, a site traffic monitoring tool. By using Grian you consent to the sharing of information with google analytics related to your time spent on the website, i.e. links clicked, pages visited and duration of the visit etc.

Google tracks this information through the use of cookies. More information on Google's use of cookies can be found here

 

Log Files

Grian follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Third-party websites use technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on Grian, which are sent directly to users' browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that Grian has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

Grian's Privacy Policy does not apply to other websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party websites for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites. 

Online Privacy Policy Only

Our Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in Grian. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.