What type of information do we collect?
There are two types of information that Think Contemporary collect.
Personal information such as; contact information (including email) name, and occasionally billing details, financial and credit information.
Information given to us through subscriptions to our ebooks.
In general, the information that we collect is not sensitive information. For example, we do not collect information regarding religion, sexual preference, race, or ethnic origin. Our purpose for collecting information is to provide you with a service or a free product.
If it occurs that we require such information to supply a service to you, we will only request that information with your consent.
How we use aggregate data & collect and share information
How we use aggregate data
Think Contemporary collects non-personal information as aggregate data like, how users utilise our website. For example, we monitor the number of visits to our site, we track the number of visits to certain pages on our site, and the domain names of our users’ internet service provider.
This aggregate data allows us to examine trends and gather insights that would not be readable if the elements of data were viewed in isolation. It is a means that allows us to understand the workings of our website and services, and in turn, this allows us to improve and enhance our services. We may also use this data with our partners to improve our educational and employment services.
IP (Internet Provider) Address
Your IP address is supplied to Think Contemporary through our web servers. This aids us in diagnosing problems or support issues with our servers.
How we collect information and data
Think Contemporary may collect data when you use our website, over the phone or through email when you use our services. This includes subscribing to our services, such as our newsletter. Information may also be collected when you contact Think Contemporary over the phone, through the website, via email, or through any other forms of communication.
This information is never shared with third parties.
How we use this information
Think Contemporary may use this data for any or a combination of these reasons:
To communicate with you (over phone, email, newsletters, etc.)
To facilitate and process contracts
To analyse the traffic on the Think Contemporary website
Access to information about you
If requested, Think Contemporary will provide you with access to your personal information – unless there is an exception which applies under the General Data Protection Regulation, Data Protection Act 2018 and The Privacy and Electronic Communications – EC Directive – Regulations 2003. However, if we do deny access to data, we will explain to you why.
In giving you access to the requested information, Think Contemporary may recover any reasonable costs associated with the provision of information. If you would like to request information, please contact Think Contemporary through the relevant means outlined at the bottom of this statement.
Think Contemporary likes to ensure that the information we hold is accurate, correct and up to date. If the information we hold about you is inaccurate or out of date, or if you would like your details removed from our website, please contact [email protected] This will allow us take reasonable steps to address or discuss alternative options with you.
Think Contemporary Ltd (“Think Contemporary“) operates ThinkContemporary.ie and may operate other websites. It is Think Contemporary’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our websites.
Like most website operators, Think Contemporary 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. Think Contemporary’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Think Contemporary’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Think Contemporary may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Think Contemporary also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on ThinkContemporary.ie blogs/sites. Think Contemporary only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Think Contemporary’s websites choose to interact with Think Contemporary in ways that require Think Contemporary to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Think Contemporary gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at ThinkContemporary.ie to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with Think Contemporary are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Think Contemporary collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Think Contemporary. Think Contemporary does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
Think Contemporary may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Think Contemporary may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Think Contemporary does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
Think Contemporary discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Think Contemporary’s behalf or to provide services available at Think Contemporary’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Think Contemporary’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Think Contemporary will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Think Contemporary discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Think Contemporary believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Think Contemporary, third parties or the public at large. If you are a registered user of an Think Contemporary website and have supplied your email address, Think Contemporary may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with Think Contemporary and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Think Contemporary takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Think Contemporary, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Think Contemporary goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Think Contemporary may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.