Privacy Policy

At www.sociolocal.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 www.sociolocal.ie 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 dataprotection@sociolocal.ie.

Log Files

www.sociolocal.ie 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 analysing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Cookies

www.sociolocal.ie 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 analysing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of www.sociolocal.ie.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on www.sociolocal.ie, 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 personalise the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

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

Third Party Privacy Policies

www.sociolocal.ie’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You may find a complete list of these Privacy Policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links. 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. What Are Cookies?

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

www.sociolocal.ie does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only

This 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 www.sociolocal.ie. 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 and Conditions.

Socio Connect Privacy Policy


Social media/network communication, analytics and statistics

Purpose

We will process your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Communication with Socio Connect over social media networks, e.g., posting, commenting or using hashtags part of Socio Connect campaigns.
  • Statistics and analytics of social media/network communications


Category of personal data

We process the following categories of personal data about you:

  • Social Media Communication Content (e.g., posts, messages, comments (including imagery))
  • Social Media metadata (e.g., time stamp, approximate location, device information)


Sources

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of www.sociolocal.ie.

We collect information on you from the following sources:

  • Online social media/networks (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)


Legal basis for processing

We process personal data as described in this section based on the following legal basis:
Legitimate interest
In order for Socio Connect to pursue its interest in effectively processing and managing your communication with Socio Connect on social media networks/channels, including deriving certain analytics on Socio Connect’s social media/network presence, Socio Connect collects your personal data.

Recipients

We transfer your data to the following recipients:

  • Service providers, such as IT/software providers


Storage

We will store your personal data as long as is necessary for the aforementioned purpose, until Socio Connect no longer has a legitimate interest in processing the personal data which prevails over your freedoms and rights.

Brand & marketing research

Storage

We will store your personal data as long as is necessary for the aforementioned purpose, until Socio Connect no longer has a legitimate interest in processing the personal data which prevails over your freedoms and rights.

Category of personal data

We process the following categories of personal data about you:

  • Public media content, e.g., blogs, articles, public social network posts, etc., and meta-data (time, date, approx. location, source, hashtags, key words, sentiment of content)
  • Public media content author information, e.g. ,name, alias, source link.


Sources

We collect information on you from the following sources

  • Online websites, such as blogs and social networks.


Legal basis for processing

We process personal data as described in this section based on the following legal basis:
Legitimate interest

  • Socio Connect is pursuing its legitimate interest in researching, analysing and creating derivative statistics on the market’s opinion on Socio Connect brand and marketing efforts, to assess Socio Connect’s competitive landscape, impact of marketing efforts and adjust its business model, products and services accordingly.


Recipients

We transfer your data to the following recipients:

  • Service providers, such as IT/software providers


Storage

We will store your personal data as long as is necessary for the mentioned purpose, until Socio Connect no longer has a legitimate interest in processing the personal data which prevails over your freedoms and rights.