Privacy Policy

Walk Around The Neighbourhood Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Type of website: Ecommerce Effective date: 2nd day of November, 2022 (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Sue Cogan. Sue Cogan is the data controller and can be contacted at: [email protected] , Dublin 8 Ireland.

The purpose of this privacy policy (this “Privacy Policy”) is to inform users of our Site of the following:
The personal data we will collect;
Use of collected data;
Who has access to the data collected;
The rights of Site users; and The Site’s cookie policy.

This Privacy Policy applies in addition to the terms and conditions of our Site.


For users in the European Union, we adhere to the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, known as the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”). For users in the United Kingdom, we adhere to the GDPR as enshrined in the Data Protection Act 2018. We have not appointed a Data Protection Officer as we do not fall within the categories of controllers and processors required to appoint a Data Protection Officer under Article 37 of the GDPR.


By using our Site users agree that they consent to: The conditions set out in this Privacy Policy. Legal Basis for Processing We collect and process personal data about users in the EU only when we have a legal basis for doing so under Article 6 of the GDPR. We rely on the following legal basis to collect and process the personal data of users in the EU: Processing of user personal data is necessary for us or a third pary to pursue a legitimate interest. Our legitimate interest is not overriden by the interests or fundamenal rights and freedoms of users.

Our legitimate interest(s) are:

To use the data from the  map function GPS for the walking tour to record the location of the user for the purpose of activation of the map function.

Personal Data We Collect

We only collect data that helps us achieve the purpose set out in this Privacy Policy. We will not collect any additional data beyond the data listed below without notifying you first.

 Location Data

The WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD applications use your location data to display relevant maps and tours to you.

a. Your location data is neither transmitted to WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD or stored on the WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD servers.

b. You may turn off the location features under the settings page of the app. 

Use of information: Your personal information will only be used to:

a. provide the WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD services to you;
b. verify that you are entitled to register as a WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD subscriber;
c. communicate with you and/or your household in relation to this website, the WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD services, and/or your subscription;
d. keep you informed of and promote current or planned products and/or services of WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD, and our selected business partners;
e. conduct market research and generate and provide statistical analysis and rating information;
f. respond to claims or complaints made by you or any member of your household;
g. cooperate with Government, industry or regulatory authorities; and
h. conduct credit control and debt collection activities (including logging overdue debts owed to WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD with credit reference agencies). 

Disclosure of information:

Unless you have authorised us to do so, WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD will not rent or sell your personal information and will not disclose it to any third party except: a. where disclosure is connected to the purposes for which the information was collected as listed in clause 3.4; b. to our service providers, credit reference and debt collection agencies, and selected business partners; c. to relevant authorities, parties and/or applicable intellectual property rights holders (or their representatives) if we consider that you are in breach of WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD’s rights; or d. where required, or permitted, by law. 6. Mobile Apps: We do not require users to sign in to access app content and we do not store or transmit any personally identifiable data. 
Data Collected Automatically

When you visit and use our Site, we may automatically collect and store the following information: Location; Clicked links; and Content viewed.

Data Collected in a Non-Automatic Way

We may also collect the following data when you perform certain functions on our Site:
First and last name; Email address; and Address. This data may be collected using the following methods: Fill out a form.

How We Use Personal Data Data collected on our Site will only be used for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy or indicated on the relevant pages of our Site. We will not use your data beyond what we disclose in this Privacy Policy. The data we collect automatically is used for the following purposes: Statistics.

The data we collect when the user performs certain functions may be used for the following purposes: Communication.

Who We Share Personal Data With Employees
We may disclose user data to any member of our organisation who reasonably needs access to user data to achieve the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.

Other Disclosures

We will not sell or share your data with other third parties, except in the following cases: If the law requires it; If it is required for any legal proceeding; To prove or protect our legal rights; and To buyers or potential buyers of this company in the event that we seek to sell the company. If you follow hyperlinks from our Site to another Site, please note that we are not responsible for and have no control over their privacy policies and practices.

How Long We Store Personal Data User data will be stored until the purpose the data was collected for has been achieved. You will be notified if your data is kept for longer than this period.

How We Protect Your Personal Data In order to protect your security, we use the strongest available browser encryption and store all of our data on servers in secure facilities. All data is only accessible to our employees. Our employees are bound by strict confidentiality agreements and a breach of this agreement would result in the employee’s dismissal. While we take all reasonable precautions to ensure that user data is secure and that users are protected, there always remains the risk of harm. The Internet as a whole can be insecure at times and therefore we are unable to guarantee the security of user data beyond what is reasonably practical.

Your Rights as a User Under the GDPR,

you have the following rights:
Right to be informed;
Right of access;
Right to rectification;
Right to erasure;
Right to restrict processing;
Right to data portability; and Right to object.


We do not knowingly collect or use personal data from children under 16 years of age. If we learn that we have collected personal data from a child under 16 years of age, the personal data will be deleted as soon as possible. If a child under 16 years of age has provided us with personal data their parent or guardian may contact our privacy officer.

How to Access, Modify, Delete, or Challenge the Data Collected

If you would like to know if we have collected your personal data, how we have used your personal data, if we have disclosed your personal data and to who we disclosed your personal data, if you would like your data to be deleted or modified in any way, or if you would like to exercise any of your other rights under the GDPR, please contact our privacy officer here: Sue Cogan [email protected]

Do Not Track Notice Do Not Track (“DNT”) is a privacy preference that you can set in certain web browsers. We do not track the users of our Site over time and across third party websites and therefore do not respond to browser-initiated DNT signals.

How to Opt-Out of Data Collection, Use or Disclosure

In addition to the method(s) described in the How to Access, Modify, Delete, or Challenge the Data Collected section, we provide the following specific opt-out methods for the forms of collection, use, or disclosure of your personal data specified below: unsubscribe, ask not to be tracked through gps. You can opt-out by click unsubscribe, the apps will ask if it is allowed to be tracked or not in order for the map to funciton.

Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file, stored on a user’s hard drive by a website. Its purpose is to collect data relating to the user’s browsing habits. You can choose to be notified each time a cookie is transmitted. You can also choose to disable cookies entirely in your internet browser, but this may decrease the quality of your user experience.  When you enter this website your computer will automatically be issued with a cookie. These are text files that identify your computer to our server, so that when you visit the website again, the cookie will identify your computer to WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD’s web server. This allows us to improve the speed and reliability of this website and provide you with a better service. Cookies in themselves do not identify individual users and are not used to collect or store personal information about you. Visitors have the ability to set their computers to notify them when a cookie is issued, or to reject any cookies, but the latter means that certain WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD services will not be provided to the visitor.

2. Automatically retrieved information: Some information may be automatically retrieved while you access and browse this website including:
a. the features that you use, the pages that you visit and the actions that you take on this website;
b. your IP address (i.e. the location of your computer on the internet);
c. the domain name that you are accessing the internet from; and d. the browser and search engine (if any) that your computer uses.

Purposes: The information automatically retrieved is used in statistical and aggregate formats to assess the effectiveness of and improve this website and the WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD services, and to determine our visitors’ preferences and interests.


To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy and ensure the appropriate use of any information supplied by you, WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD has put in place physical, electronic and managerial processes to protect your information. Additionally, all user information stored on this website is protected from unauthorised access through the use of secure login information and other security procedures. 

Your security: You must keep any login, password or account information relating to your use of this website secure at all times. LINKS TO EXTERNAL WEBSITES

Privacy: This website contains links to external websites. WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD is not responsible for the privacy policies of any such external websites. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD. Data Sharing WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD uses a number of third party tools to run the WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD service. These tools may store personal information and/or aggregate data to help us provide the WALK AROUND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD service to you and to communicate with you. Services we use to manage your account We use the following services to help manage your account and to communicate with you. Information in these services may include names, email addresses, products and services used, and any communication we may have had with you. • Mailchimp • Zendesk • Chargebee • Dropbox • Slack • Google Apps Services we use to monitor our platform We use the following services to monitor the health of our system and provice statistics on the use of our webiste and apps. • • Sentry • Pingdom 

This Privacy Policy may be amended from time to time in order to maintain compliance with the law and to reflect any changes to our data collection process. When we amend this Privacy Policy we will update the “Effective Date” at the top of this Privacy Policy. We recommend that our users periodically review our Privacy Policy to ensure that they are notified of any updates. If necessary, we may notify users by email of changes to this Privacy Policy.


If you have any complaints about how we process your personal data, please contact us through the contact methods listed in the Contact Information section so that we can, where possible, resolve the issue. If you feel we have not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner you may contact a supervisory authority. You also have the right to directly make a complaint to a supervisory authority. You can lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority by contacting the Data Protection Commission. Contact Information If you have any questions, concerns or complaints, you can contact our privacy officer, Sue Cogan, at: [email protected]

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