Privacy Statement

Blessington Sailing Club is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Blessington Sailing Club Web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Blessington Sailing Club, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Blessington Sailing Club collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Blessington Sailing Club also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.


Irish Sailing Association also stores any information provided by you in order to avail of ISA services and products (eg boat details, emergency contact information, garda vetting, memberships etc).

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Blessington Sailing Club. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by Blessington Sailing Club for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Blessington Sailing Club Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Blessington Sailing Club public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Blessington Sailing Club does not read any of your private online communications.

Blessington Sailing Club encourages you to review the privacy statements of Web sites you choose to link to from Blessington Sailing Club so that you can understand how those Web sites collect, use and share your information. Blessington Sailing Club is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on Web sites outside of the Blessington Sailing Club and Blessington Sailing Club family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Blessington Sailing Club collects and uses your personal information to operate the Blessington Sailing Club Web site and deliver the services you have requested. Blessington Sailing Club also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Blessington Sailing Club and its affiliates. Blessington Sailing Club may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Blessington Sailing Club does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Blessington Sailing Club may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Blessington Sailing Club may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Blessington Sailing Club, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Blessington Sailing Club does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Blessington Sailing Club keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Blessington Sailing Club, in order to determine what Blessington Sailing Club services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Blessington Sailing Club to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Blessington Sailing Club Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Blessington Sailing Club or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Blessington Sailing Club; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Blessington Sailing Club, or the public.

Accuracy of your personal information
We will take reasonable steps to ensure that the information we hold about you is accurate, complete and up-to-date. If you believe that the information we have about you is not accurate, complete or up-to-date, we ask you to let us know.

Access to your personal information
You may request access to the personal information we hold about you. So that we can respond quickly and efficiently to your request, we ask you to complete an Access Request Form. Please contact us if you would like more information on how to request access to this information. If we are unable to meet your request for access, we will let you know why.

Other companies who provide services to us
We may disclose information about you to outside contractors, such as a mailing house, to carry out activities on our behalf. We impose security and confidentiality requirements on how they handle your personal information. Outside contractors are required not to use information about you for any purpose except for those activities we have asked them to perform.


Use of Cookies

The Blessington Sailing Club Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Blessington Sailing Club pages, or register with Blessington Sailing Club site or services, a cookie helps Blessington Sailing Club to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Blessington Sailing Club Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Blessington Sailing Club features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Blessington Sailing Club services or Web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Blessington Sailing Club secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Blessington Sailing Club secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

Blessington Sailing Club will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Blessington Sailing Club encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Blessington Sailing Club is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Blessington Sailing Club welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Blessington Sailing Club has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Blessington Sailing Club at admin@sailing.ie. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.