Privacy Policy

Coille Mara is committed to protecting personal data. Our collection and use of personal data follow the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – Europe only and considers the rights and wishes of all participants whose data is collected, (photographic, video, written).  The same considerations are made for the sharing of collected data, particularly on social media/for publicity.

By using our website and booking with us you are consenting to us storing and processing your data as stated below.

Who we are

We are Coille Mara, promoting holistic outdoor learning and nature connection, www.coillemara.ie, 0834593334.

What Information do we collect and how do we use it?

Personal data such as name, phone number, family doctor and their contact details, allergies and medical conditions is collected during the registration process. This data is collected to be able to provide a safe learning environment for everyone. Participants are also asked to give (or refuse) permission to have their photo taken for a) documentation purposes b) to share on social media c) for publicity.

This data is viewed only by limited staff members when it is necessary for them to do so. All staff members will be made aware of any allergies, medical conditions, or extra learning needs present in a group before the first session with the program. All collected data: application forms, photos, and incident reports, are kept in confidential folders which are accessible only by limited staff members.

Data will be reviewed and updated on a yearly bases. You may request your personal information be deleted from our records.

  • We collect information from you when you register on the site, place an order, respond to a survey, communication such as e-mail, or participate in another site feature.
  • When you register for a class or program we may ask for personal information such as name, address, medical information, credit card details, or other information. We use this information to process your order and make adjustments to session planning where it is deemed helpful or necessary (for example in the case of allergies or disabilities)
  • We collect the contact information of parents and family doctor so that in an emergency we may contact the appropriate person.
  • We collect date of birth and medical information as well as information on any individual learning needs so we may provide a safe and holistic learning environment for all participants.
  • We collect and store contact details so we may contact you regarding current and future events. If you do not wish to receive such correspondents please contact us at mara_e_tolk@protonmail.com or 0834593334.

Do we use COOKIES?

Yes we use cookies.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Netscape Navigator or Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, you will not have access to many features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the telephone by contacting customer service.

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.

Who we share your data with

We will not share your (or your child’s) personal information with third parties except where required to do so by law.

How long we retain your data

We will retain personal information that is collected from you only for as long as it is required to carry out our services to you or as may be required by law or under relevant legal procedures. Incident reports and photos are kept indefinitely. You may request photos of your child be deleted at any time.

What rights you have over your data

You may request to see or that we erase any personal data we hold about you at any time. This does not include data we are obliged to keep by law such as incident reports.

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