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Who we are

Our website address is: https://catrionasweeneyot.ie

1. Introduction and general terms

Catriona Sweeney OT is committed to protecting any personal information we obtain about you. This Privacy Policy sets out how we obtain, use and protect any personal information you provide to us, whether online, via phone, text, email, in letters or in other correspondence.

This privacy policy explains the following:

  • What information Catriona Sweeney OT may collect about you;
  • How Catriona Sweeney OT will use information we collect about you;
  • When Catriona Sweeney OT may use your details to contact you;
  • Whether Catriona Sweeney OT will disclose your details to anyone else;
  • Your choices regarding the personal information you provide to us;
  • The use of cookies on Catriona Sweeney OT’s website and how you can exercise your choices in relation to those cookies.

The Catriona Sweeney OT website contains hyperlinks to websites owned and operated by third parties. These third party websites have their own privacy policies, including policies on their use of cookies, and we urge you to review them. They will govern the use of personal information you submit or which is collected by cookies whilst visiting these websites. We cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

2. Who we are

Catriona Sweeney OT is a sole trader.

3. What information will Catriona Sweeney OT collect about me?

When you contact Catriona Sweeney OT to to make enquires about our services, or sign up to our newsletter, or you telephone, email, write to Catriona Sweeney OT, or engage with Catriona Sweeney OT via social media channels, we may receive and retain personal information about you. This can consist of information such as your name, email address, telephone or mobile number.

By submitting your details, you enable Catriona Sweeney OT to provide you with the goods, services, information, activities or online content you select.

If you are simply browsing our website as an anonymous visitor, Catriona Sweeney OT may still collect certain information from you, such as your IP addresses (an IP address is a number that can uniquely identify a specific computer or other network device on the internet).

Catriona Sweeney OT also uses cookies. Cookies are small text files on your device. They are made by your web browser when you visit a website. Every time you go back to that website, your browser will send the cookie file back to the website’s server. They improve your experience of using a website, for example, by remembering your preference settings and by measuring your use of a website to ensure that it meets your needs. See Section 11 below for more detail on how we use cookies and how you can control your cookie preferences.

4. How will Catriona Sweeney OT use the information you collect about me?

Catriona Sweeney OT will use your personal information for a number of purposes including the following:

  • In relation to any correspondence you have entered into with us whether by letter, email, text, social media, message board or any other means;
  • For marketing purposes where you have specifically consented to receive marketing communications from us;
  • To provide you with information about our activities or online content you have agreed to receive;
  • To personalise the way Catriona Sweeney OT content is presented to you;
  • To use IP addresses to identify the location of users, to block disruptive use, to establish the number of visits from different countries;
  • To analyse and improve the activities and content offered by the Catriona Sweeney OT website to provide you with the most user-friendly navigation experience. We may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes.

5. Will I be contacted for marketing purposes?

Catriona Sweeney OT will only contact you for marketing purposes where you have provided us with freely given consent to do so. You may provide that consent in various ways including though online or paper forms.

Please see section 10 below for information on how to change your communication preferences, including opting out of future marketing communications.

6. Will Catriona Sweeney OT share my personal information with anyone else?

We will only use your information within Catriona Sweeney OT for the purposes for which it was obtained. Catriona Sweeney OT will not, under any circumstances, share or sell your personal data with any third party for their own marketing purposes and you will not receive offers from other companies or organisations as a result of giving your details to us.

We may share your information with selected third parties including:

  • Advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others. They will only act under our instruction and we will not allow these organizations to use your data for their own purposes and will take care to ensure that they keep your data secure.
  • Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Catriona Sweeney OT, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

7. Offensive or inappropriate content placed on the Catriona Sweeney OT website

If you post or send offensive, inappropriate or objectionable content to or anywhere on the Catriona Sweeney OT website or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on any Catriona Sweeney OT service, we may use your personal information to stop such behaviour.

Where Catriona Sweeney OT reasonably believes that you are or may be in breach of any of the laws of Ireland (e.g. because content you have posted may be defamatory), we may use your personal information to inform relevant third parties such as your employer, internet provider or law enforcement agencies about the content and your behaviour.

8. How long will Catriona Sweeney OT keep my personal data?

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity.

If you request that we stop sending you marketing materials we will keep a record of your contact details and appropriate information to enable us to comply with your request not to be contacted by us.

Where you contribute material to us, e.g. user generated content or in response to a particular campaign we will generally only keep your content for as long as is reasonably required for the purpose(s) for which it was submitted unless otherwise stated at the point of generation.

9. Storing your personal data

All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

10. What is Catriona Sweeney OT’s policy on allowing me to update, correct, or delete my personal information?

The accuracy of your information is really important to us. We want to ensure that we are able to communicate with you in ways that you are happy with, and to provide you with information that is of interest. If you wish to change how we communicate with you, or update the information we hold, then please contact us:

You may also opt out of marketing emails at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any marketing email from Catriona Sweeney OT.

If you wish to make any data protection related enquiries or requests about your personal data please contact the us on:

Under the National Legislation from 1998 and 2003 and the GDPR you have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected.

11. Cookies Policy – information Catriona Sweeney OT collects from your computer or mobile device

a. What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files on your device. They are made by your web-browser when you visit a website. Every time you go back to that website, your browser will send the cookie file back to the website’s server. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving the user experience.

They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

b. Why does Catriona Sweeney OT use cookies?

Like many websites, Catriona Sweeney OT uses cookies in order to provide you with a more personalised web service.

Cookies help us identify which bits of our website people are using, and help us do work on those sections of the website to improve the user experience. We also use cookies to help show content on our site which is relevant to you and your interests.

Information supplied in cookies also allows us to measure the effectiveness of online marketing campaigns for Cancer Rehabilitation Ireland. This enables us to ensure any money we spend on digital marketing gives us a good return on investment.

For further information on Catriona Sweeney OT cookies and how to control your cookie preferences see our Cookie Policy

12. Changes to Catriona Sweeney OT’s Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time so you may wish to check it each time you submit personal information to Catriona Sweeney OT. The date of the most recent revisions will appear on this page. If you do not agree to these changes, please do not continue to use the Catriona Sweeney OT website to submit personal information to Catriona Sweeney OT. If material changes are made to the Privacy Policy we will notify you by placing a prominent notice on the website.

Updated October 2021