2. The Information we collect
3. Why we collect it
3.1. We collect information about you so that we can personalise your use of the site, assist your use of the site and improve the site generally. Depending upon your selections for our data protection questions we may arrange for you to be sent information about related products and services from us and carefully selected third parties (see section 4). You may update the answers to your questions at any time.
4. Who we disclose it to
4.1. We will only pass on information about you as an individual (as opposed to aggregate information) to third parties to enable us to perform services requested by you or with your prior consent.
4.2. If you give your consent, we will pass your contact details to third parties who may then occasionally send communications to you to provide information, offers and services that may be of interest to you.
4.4. We will only pass on information about you as an individual (as opposed to aggregate information) to third parties overseas to enable us to perform services requested by you.
5. Data Protection
5.1. D.I.D Electrical will retain your information in accordance with our obligations under the Data Protection Act 1988. D.I.D Electrical may use your personal data for the following purposes:
• to fulfill your order;
• if there are any queries on your order or if there is a problem with fulfilling your order;
• to advise you of any promotional offers that may be of interest to you;
5.2. Your information will be held by D.I.D Electrical and not passed on to any third parties. If you do not wish to receive information from D.I.D Electrical about our promotional offers from time to time, you can unsubscribe here.
6.1. Keeping information about you secure is very important to us and certain sections of the site may encrypt data using SSL encryption technology provided by Verisign.
7. Automated decisions
7.1. Parts of www.did.ie and our billing process (which is transacted via [Paypal / Realex]) are automatic and we may process your personal data as part of www.did.ie and the billing process.
8. Accessing and updating your personal information
8.1. We will always let you have a copy of personal information we have about you, should you request it, and you may correct it if you wish. Instructions about how to do this are available from firstname.lastname@example.org
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