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PRIVACY POLICY

 

Michael McKenna Auctioneer Privacy Policy and GDPR.

The registered office for Michael McKenna Auctioneer is 16 South Mall, Cork.

We are committed to protecting the personal data of our clients/customers and we take our data protection responsibilities and legal obligation seriously.

 

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SECTION 1. INTRODUCTION

Michael McKenna Auctioneers respect your right to privacy and comply with our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). The purpose of this Website Privacy Statement is to outline how we deal with any personal data you provide to us while visiting this website.

if you are not happy with this Website Privacy Statement you should not use this website.

By visiting this website, you are accepting the terms of this Website Privacy Statement.  Any

external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such, and we are not responsible for the content or the privacy statements of these other websites.

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SECTION 2. TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED

 

We retain two types of information:

Personal Data

Data that identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you and includes information such as

your name, address, email address, birth date, and national identification. Some information is

mandatory such as name, email address and telephone numbers (we need it to provide you with

the service), and documents as required for AML for the purchase/sale of property.

 

Non-Personal Data

Like most websites, we gather statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate

basis of all visitors to our website. This Non-Personal Data comprises information that cannot be

used to identify or contact you, such as demographic information regarding, for example, user

IP Address, browser types and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our website.

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SECTION 3. PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE HOLD YOUR INFORMATION

 

Non-Personal Data

We use the Non-Personal Data gathered from visitors to our website in an aggregate form to get

a better understanding of where our visitors come from and to help us better design and organise

our website.

 

Cookies

This website uses “cookie” technology. A cookie is a little piece of text stored by the browser on

your computer, at the request of our server. We may use cookies to deliver content specific to your

interests and to save your personal preferences so you do not have to re-enter them each time

you connect to our website – our cookies are not available to other websites. Our cookies will

record the number of user sessions on the site and to track the number of users who return to the

site. You are always free to decline our cookies, if your browser permits, or to ask your browser to

indicate when a cookie is being sent. You can also delete cookie files from your computer at your

discretion. Note that if you decline our cookies or ask for notification each time a cookie is being

sent, this may affect your ease of use of this website.

 

Personal Data

We will process any Personal Data you provide to us for the following purposes:

(a) to contact you in relation to property sales and rentals;

(b) to provide you with information regarding property sales and rentals;

(c) to respond to any query you submit to us;

(d) where you have consented to the sharing of your information with third parties, we will do so

in accordance with Section 4 below;

(h) to send you messages or data to your mobile phone where you have provided us with mobile

phone details and requested such information.

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SECTION 4. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES

We will not disclose your Personal Data to third parties unless you have consented to this

disclosure or unless the third party is required to fulfil a service you have requested (in such

circumstances, the third party is bound by similar data protection requirements). Any third party

we disclose the information to will use it for the purposes of delivering the service in question

unless you have agreed otherwise.

We will disclose your Personal Data, if we believe in good faith, that we are required to disclose it

in order to comply with any applicable law, a summons, a search warrant, a court or regulatory

order, or statutory requirement.

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SECTION 5. SALE OF BUSINESS

We reserve the right to transfer information (including your Personal Data) to a third party in the

event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets

of our company provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of the Website Privacy

Statement and provided that the third party only uses your Personal Data for the purposes that

you provided it to us. You will be notified in the event of any such transfer and you will be afforded

an opportunity to opt-out.

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SECTION 6. SECURITY

Your Personal Data is held on secure servers hosted by our Internet Service Provider. The nature

of the Internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you

transmit to us via the Internet. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be

100% secure. We will take all reasonable steps (including appropriate technical and organisational

measures) to protect your Personal Data.

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SECTION 7. UPDATING, VERIFYING AND DELETING PERSONAL DATA

You may inform us of any changes in your Personal Data, and in accordance with our obligations

under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) we will update or delete your Personal Data

accordingly. To find out what Personal Data we hold on you or to have your Personal Data updated,

amended or removed from our database, please email info@mckennaproperty.ie

 

Please note that these rights can be subject to certain restrictions. We are legally obliged to retain

records of all viewings and offers made on a property for a minimum of 6 years after the transaction

therefore a request to delete cannot be actioned until that legal timeframe has passed.

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SECTION 8. CONDITIONS OF USE, NOTICES AND REVISIONS

This notice is governed by the laws of the Republic of Ireland. If you have any concern about

privacy at please send a thorough description to info@mckennaproperty.ie and we will try to

resolve it.

Our business changes constantly and our Privacy Notice will change also. We may email periodic

reminders of our notices and conditions, unless you have instructed us not to, but you should check

our website frequently to see recent changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Privacy Notice

applies to all information that we have about you and your account. We stand behind the promises

we make, however, and will never materially change our policies and practices to make them less

protective of customer information collected in the past without the consent of affected customers.

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Information You Give Us

You provide most of information when you search, buy, post or communicate with customer

services. For example, you provide information when you search for a property through one of

our third-party partner property platforms, communicate with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise,

complete a questionnaire or a contest entry form. As a result of those actions, you might supply

us with such information as your name, address and phone number, etc.

 

Automatic Information

Examples of the information we collect and analyze include the Internet protocol (IP) address used

to connect your computer to the Internet, login, email address, computer and connection

information such as browser type and version, your operating system and platform, purchase

history, which we sometimes aggregate with similar information from other customers to create

features the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), through and from our website (including date

and time), cookie number and products/vehicles/editorial you viewed or searched for.

 

As discussed above you can always choose not to provide information, however mandatory details will be necessary in order to facilitate a purchase or sale.