Policies

Policy on receipt of unsolicited commercial e-mail (SPAM)

Any and all unsolicited commercial e-mail (SPAM) received by any user of this site through the site e-mail server will be reported to SpamCop and other reporting organisations together with block-list maintainers without notice to the sender.  Any ip addresses identified by the site maintainers (including automatic identification by software running on this site) as originating spam or unauthorised access to this site will be blocked without notice to the intruder.

Attempts to register, access or otherwise interfere with the operation of this web site and server

Any and all attempts to register, access without permission or otherwise interfere with the operation of this site and/or server will be reported to block-list maintainers.  Attempted access from hosts registered on block-lists will be denied.  Attempts to access this site using incorrectly configured browsers will be denied.  Any ip addresses identified by the site maintainers (including automatic identification by software running on this site) as originating spam or unauthorised access to this site will be blocked without notice to the intruder.

Privacy Policy

Notification pursuant to Article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679/EU) in respect of your use of this web site:

The Data Controller is Ian Beeby Esq., 10 King's Bench Walk, Temple, LONDON, EC4Y 7EB, England.  No data protection officer has been appointed and such appointment is not required.

The data controller processed certain information which could identify you as a result of your use of this web site.  By storing certain of this information the processing continues until such storage ceases.  The information was processed purely because of your access to this web site.  The data processed in this way includes:

1. The ip address of the computer which you used to access this site.  This may directly identify your computer if you have a fixed public ip address.  If you use an internet service which uses dynamic ip addresses, your computer can only be identified with reference to the dynamic ip address allocation logs if such are maintained by your internet service provider.

2. The browser version and operating system which you used to access this site.

3. Any other personal information which you placed on the site.

The web site and any data collected by it are located in Ireland.  Data is not transferred outside of the EU or EEA for any reason save as required by law.  Data collected by the site will be retained for a period not exceeding eleven (11) years.  The site maintainer will carry out an annual data purging process once the site has been in operation for ten (10) years.

As a result of this processing you have certain rights.  You may seek from the webmaster a copy of the data which is held on you and to seek rectification of any errors or erasure of the data.  You may ask us to restrict processing of that data and you may under certain circumstances object to us processing your data.  You have the right to obtain a copy of your data in machine readable format to be sent to a third party.  You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.  In Ireland that supervisory authority is the Data Protection Commissioner.  As set out above your data was obtained from you directly through the use of your computer.  No information about you was obtained from any other sources.  No processing on your data which could be construed as automated decision making or profiling is carried out.

E-mails relating to the operation of or any privacy matters relating to this web site should be sent to webmaster -at- ianbeeby.org.  Note that this e-mail address has been obscured with the replacement of the "@" character with the characters " -at- " to prevent robots from collecting the address and abusing it.  The address is a standard address conventionally used to contact the webmaster of any web site.

The only data collected by this web site is related to the individual connections made to it and include the public ip address of the user's computer or terminal.  Some browser related information is collected automatically and used only for statistical purposes (such as but not limited to identifying the prevalence of particular web browsers or use of web browsers where compatibility issues have been identified).  The statistical information also includes country of origin (as identified using geoip) and pages accessed by particular public ip addresses (to assess the popularity of particular content).

Cookie Policy

The only data collected by this web site is related to the individual connections made to it and include the public ip address of the user's computer or terminal.  Some browser related information is collected automatically and used only for statistical purposes (such as but not limited to identifying the prevalence of particular web browsers or use of web browsers where compatibility issues have been identified).  The statistical information also includes country of origin (as identified using geoip) and pages accessed by particular public ip addresses (to assess the popularity of particular content).

Cookies are set by the web server unless declined by the user or refused by the user's computer, terminal or browser software.  Cookies are used purely to enhance the browsing experience of the user and to collect statistical information.  Cookies are not used to track users or to identify users beyond the compilation of statistics.

The operator of this web site respects the privacy of casual and legitimate users.  Save as noted below, under no circumstances will any data relating to persons legitimately accessing this site be sold or passed to third party organisations for any purpose without the express permission of the said user unless the maintainer is required to do so by law.  Such data is not retained for any period longer than necessary to manage the web site and is not downloaded unless there is a problem in operating the site.  Save as required by law or to investigate misuse of the site or an operational issue with the site the log data is not analysed.  Default cookie lifetime (where accepted) is set to 28 days.

Log data is retained by the site maintainer until no longer required to facilitate the maintenance of the site.  This site is based on a shared server operated by myhosts.ie and the maintainer of this web site has no access to the myhosts.ie system logs.  System logs maintained by myhosts.ie are not accessible to the site owner and are kept until no longer required by the system manager.

The computer hosting this web site is located in Ireland.  This applies to the domain ianbeeby.org.

Any user who attempts access to or use of this site for purposes not related to ordinary use, such use being determined at the sole and exclusive discretion of the maintainer, shall be deemed to waive their rights to privacy and the site maintainers shall have the right to disclose the access details of such users to any third party organisation deemed by the maintainer to be a suitable recipient of such information for any purpose including and not limited to the maintenance of block-lists, the reporting of illegal, illegitimate or unacceptable activity to host ISPs and law enforcement organisations in any jurisdiction.