Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit https://spillthebeans.ie/ (Spill the Beans)

INFORMATION WE COLLECT

When you visit Spill the Beans, the website automatically collects certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the site, information is collected about the individual web pages or posts that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to Spill the Beans, and information about how you interact with the website. We refer to this automatically-collected information as ‘Device Information.’

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

  • ‘Cookies’ which are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. 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. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, you can visit here.
  • ‘Log files’ track actions occurring on We Are Irish, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
  • ‘Web beacons’, ‘tags,’ and ‘pixels’ are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the website.

EMBEDDED CONTENT FROM OTHER WEBSITES

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, tweets, 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.

LINKS TO OTHER SITES

Articles may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that third-party’s website. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party sites or services.

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimise Spill the Beans (for example, by generating analytics about how people browse and interact with the website and what SEO keywords should I focus on).

WHERE WE SEND YOUR DATA

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. For example, we use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use Spill the Beans – you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here. You can also opt out of Google Analytics here. 

We may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful requests for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

YOUR RIGHTS

If you have an account on this site 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.

AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE

Úna-Minh Kavanagh (SpilltheBeans.ie / WeAreIrish.ie) participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.co.uk at no extra cost to the purchaser.

Please note that the prices and availability of products on Amazon may change without notice. I encourage you to research and make informed decisions when purchasing products through the affiliate links.

By using our Amazon Associate links, you are supporting my effort to provide valuable content and resources. I appreciate your support.

MODIFICATIONS & CHANGES

Úna-Minh Kavanagh may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

This policy was last updated on 09.7.24.