Privacy Policy

Privacy is important to us – Who we are

Our website address is: www.MidlandSolar.ie

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

We do not sell or rent any of your personal data. To be able to provide our services to you and to run our business, we share data with third parties from the following categories:

  • Third parties, which are involved in processing purchases, e.g. web shop systems, payment service providers, manufacturers, warehouses, order packers, logistics companies, etc.
  • Third parties, which provide professional services to us, e.g. advertising partners, analytics, marketing agencies, business consultants, web hosting providers, etc.
  • Law enforcement and other government authorities, e.g. tax offices and customs.
  • The Website is connected to various social networks via “Social Plugins“.
    Without any action by you as User, the Social Plugins are deactivated and therefore no data is transferred. If you wish to share for example content, you have to click the respective button first. Only with the click of the respective button, a connection to the respective social network will be set up and data transferred thereto.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this website or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Your contact information

You can contact Midland Solar Ltd by email at info@midlandsolar.ie.

Additional information

Under EU data protection law, you have certain rights over the personal information that we hold about you. Here is a summary of the rights that we think apply:

The right to request access to the personal data that we hold about you. You also have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you, and we will provide you with this unless legal exceptions apply. If you want to access your information, please send a description of the information you would like to see and proof of your identity by email.

You have the right to have inaccurate or incomplete information we hold about you corrected. The accuracy of your information is important to us so we’re working on ways to make it easier for you to review and correct the information that we hold about you. In the meantime, if you change email address, or if you believe any of the other information we hold is inaccurate or out of date, please contact us via email.

Right to ask us to restrict the processing of some or all of your personal information if there is a disagreement about its accuracy, or we’re not lawfully allowed to use it.

You may ask us to delete some or all of your personal information and in certain cases, and subject to certain exceptions; we will do so as far as we are required to. In many cases, we will anonymize that information, rather than delete it.

If we are processing your personal information (1) based on your consent, or in order to enter into or carry out a contract with you, and (2) the processing is being done by automated means, you may ask us to provide it to you or another service provider in a machine-readable format.

A right to object to processing where we using your personal information (1) based on legitimate interests, (2) for direct marketing or (3) for statistical/research purposes.

How we protect your data

We do not sell or rent any of your personal data. To be able to provide our services to you and to run our business.

What data breach procedures we have in place

From 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) introduces a requirement for organizations to report personal data breaches to the relevant supervisory authority, where the breach presents a risk to the affected individuals. Organizations must do this within 72 hours of becoming aware of the breach.

Where a breach is likely to result in a high risk to the affected individuals, organizations must also inform those individuals without undue delay.

What third parties we receive data from

For almost any modern website to work properly, it needs to collect certain basic information on its users. To do this, a site will create files known as cookies – which are small text files – on its users’ computers. These cookies are designed to allow the website to recognize its users on subsequent visits, or to authorize other designated websites to recognize these users for a particular purpose.

Our websites use Google Analytics, a web tracking tool by Google Inc. (hereafter: “Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to analyze your use of our websites. The data created by the cookie is usually transferred to a server of Google in the USA and stored there.

In case the anonymization of IP-addresses is active on a website, the user’s IP-address will be truncated inside the European Union or the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the user’s full IP-address will be transmitted to a server of Google in the US and truncated there. IP-anonymization is active on our websites.

On behalf of us, Google will process this data in order to analyze your use of our websites, to generate reports on website activity and to render further services regarding the use of our websites. The IP-address transmitted by your browser will not be associated with other data in possession of Google.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by modifying your browser setting to decline cookies.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

If you have received a grant under any Irish or EU governing body/organization you may be required to authorize them access to your property in inspect the solar installation ect (safe electric, SEAI ect).

Changes to this privacy policy

Any changes we may make to this policy in the future will be posted on this website so please check this page occasionally. If we make any significant changes we’ll make this clear on this website.