BOATYARDX LTD. (“BoatyardX”) operates the website – www.boatyardx.com. It is BoatyardX’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website.
This policy sets out how BoatyardX uses and protects any information that you share with BoatyardX when using this website. BoatyardX are compliant with the Irish Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 and the GDPR, which entered into force 25th May 2018.
BoatyardX respects your privacy and your rights to control your Personal Data. This statement is intended to let you know what personal data BoatyardX processes, how we use this personal data and the rights you have to control and protect your own personal data. Please take the time to get to review our statement, and if you have any questions please contact us
BoatyardX is committed to protecting your privacy and by using the BoatyardX website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
What we collect
Like most website operators, BoatyardX collects non-personally identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request.
BoatyardX’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how BoatyardX’s visitors use its website. From time to time, BoatyardX may release non-personally identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
BoatyardX also collects potentially personally identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. BoatyardX does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally identifying information, as described below.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. BoatyardX encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from BoatyardX so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. BoatyardX is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the BoatyardX website.
Use of your Personal Information
Certain visitors to BoatyardX’s website choose to interact with BoatyardX in ways that require BoatyardX to gather personally-identifying information, such as contact forms. The amount and type of information that BoatyardX gathers depend on the nature of the interaction.
In each case, BoatyardX collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfil the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with BoatyardX. BoatyardX does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
BoatyardX keeps track of the pages our visitors visit on our website in order to determine what BoatyardX services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within BoatyardX to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Controlling your Personal Information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
The BoatyardX website use “cookies” to help you personalise your online experience. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you browse websites. Cookies are not actual programs or software. When you visit a website, it stores a snippet of text from your visit; the next time you visit, this text is retrieved by the website and they recognise you. This can be used differently depending on the actual website visited. Cookies allow websites to store such things as user preferences. You can think of cookies as providing a “memory” for the website, enabling it to recognise a user and respond appropriately. Cookies on our website do NOT store any personally identifiable information such as names, addresses, email addresses or phone numbers.
Our cookies help us:
• Make our website work as you’d expect
• Remember your settings during visits
• Allow you to share pages (names/blog articles) with social networks like Facebook or Twitter
• Continuously improve our website for you
• Collect any personally identifiable information – we will always ask for your express permission if we ever do collect this information.
• Collect any sensitive information, without your express permission
What information is kept by the cookie?
A cookie will typically hold:
• The name of the website that it has come from
• How long the cookie will stay on your computer or phone
• A value – usually a randomly generated unique number
How long do cookies stay on my computer?
• Session cookies – these only last until you close your browser. They are not stored on your hard drive. They are usually used to track the pages that you visit so that information can be customised for you for that visit.
• Persistent cookies – these are stored on your hard drive until you delete them or they reach their expiry date. These may, for example, be used to remember your preferences when you use the site.
• Website function cookies
• Social media cookies
• Third party and advertising cookies
• Analytics cookies
More about Our Cookies
Website Function Cookies such as session or preference cookies
• Holding information once you’ve logged in to save you having to re-login each time you visit a different page during your session
• Once you log off or close the browser the session cookie will be removed
Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube or Vimeo video.
Disabling these cookies is likely to break the functions offered by these third parties
Social Media Website Cookies
To facilitate easy sharing or liking of content on social network platforms such Facebook and Twitter, we have included sharing buttons on our site.
The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.
Anonymous Visitor & Behaviour Statistics Cookies
• How visitors reached our website (e.g. from a search engine, an advert, from social media site etc)
• The activity of users on the site such as the number of pages viewed, time spend on individual pages, the pages visitors leave our site on
• How often visitors return to our site
• Visitor technology used (e.g. browser, operating system, device etc)
These statistics help us make our site as user-friendly as possible, to ensure a good experience for all visitors. We use:
• Google Analytics which is a program that helps us measure site usage details including the examples above.
Site Improvement Cookies:
We regularly test new designs or site features on our site. We do this by showing slightly different versions of our website to different people and anonymously monitoring how visitors respond to these different versions. Ultimately this helps us to offer you a better website.
• Third party vendors, including Google, show ads on sites on the internet.
These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.
Turning Cookies Off
You can switch cookies off by adjusting your internet browser settings to stop it accepting cookies. There are many different browsers and versions. Some of the most common browsers and versions and listed below.
Click the name of your preferred browser below to learn how to disable and manage cookies. If your version of browser is not listed, please visit your preferred search engine.
Please be aware though that turning off cookies will impair the performance of many websites and not just ours.
Security & Retention of your Personal Information
BoatyardX secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. BoatyardX secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected using encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
We only ever retain personal information for as long as is necessary and we have strict review and retention policies in place to meet these obligations. BoatyardX shall not retain data for no longer than is necessary to fulfil the lawful purpose of data processing.
Changes to this Statement
BoatyardX Ltd may change this policy from time to time, to reflect company and customer feedback, by updating this page. BoatyardX encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how BoatyardX is protecting your information. This policy is effective from 14th August 2020.
BoatyardX welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that BoatyardX has not adhered to this Statement, please contact a member of our Data Protection Team at support@BoatyardX.com.
We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.
For further information on your rights and the General Data Protection Regulation, please contact:
Address: Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, Canal House, Station Road, Portarlington, Co Laois, R32 AP23