Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy tells you about the information we collect from you when you use our websites. In collecting this information, we are acting as a data controller and, by law, we are required to provide you with information about us, about why and how we use your data, and about the rights you have over your data.

Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such and Island View Riding Stables is not responsible for the content or the privacy statements of these websites. If you have any issues or queries relating to such websites, please contact the providers directly.

Who are we?

We are Island View Riding Stables at address Mount Temple, Grange, County Sligo. You can contact us by post at the above address, by email at  or by telephone on +353 (0)71 9166156.
Any enquiries about our use of your personal data should be addressed to the contact details above.
This policy sets out how we may or will use any personal data which you provide through our websites. Please read it carefully before you proceed. By visiting our websites, and/or using the services offered on or through our websites, you acknowledge you have read and understood the terms of this Policy, as it may be amended from time to time.

Information we may collect from you

1.1. We may collect and process the following data about you:
1.1.1. Information that you provide by filling in forms on our websites. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our websites, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services including, for example, name, address, email address, telephone number, demographic information and/or other information that may identify you as an individual when booking a riding lesson or riding holiday with us, sign-up for email newsletters and when you report a problem with our websites. You can choose not to provide us with some of this information but doing so may affect your ability to use our websites and our services.
1.1.2. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
1.1.3. We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
1.1.4. Subject to your expressed marketing preferences, to send you marketing information about goods and services which may be of interest to you by post, telephone, email or other means. You have the right to “opt in” and “opt out” of certain uses of your personal data for these purposes.
1.1.5. Details of your visits to our websites including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.

  1. IP addresses

2.1. We may collect information about your computer, mobile phone, personal electronic device, and all other similar electronic or mobile devices, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and does not show personal details that identify you.

  1. Advertising and online tracking

3.1. We do not allow allow third-party companies to serve ads when you visit the Island View Riding Stables website.

  1. Uses Made of the Information

4.1. We use information provided by you and/or held about you (including your personal data) in the following ways:
4.1.1. To ensure that content from our websites is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
4.1.2. To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts or transactions entered or contemplated to be entered into between you and us or to provide you with the websites and any services requested by you.
4.1.3. For any specific purpose for which it was provided or volunteered.
4.1.4. To develop, market, sell or provide products and services.
4.1.5. To keep you updates about information and developments that you may find of interest.
4.1.6. To inform you of our or our business partner’s products or services.
4.1.7. To perform analysis and research in relation to transactions, including without limitation, analyzing and conducting research on our user’s demographics and interests, information about your browsing and viewing preferences.
4.1.8. To notify you about changes to our service.
4.1.9. If you review or download information, we track the visit to give us information about which part of the websites is frequented.
4.1.10. To send you notices (for example, in the form of e-mails, SMS, mailings, and the like), and otherwise correspond with you, about products, services, companies and events, that we think might interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
4.2. We do so on the basis that such use of your information is necessary: (i) to fulfil a contract that we have in place with you, (ii) for the purposes of our or a third party’s legitimate interests (including our legitimate commercial and related interests, such as understanding our customers and potential customers and providing you with information on our products and services); or (iii) for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or where you have given us your consent.

  1. Where we store your personal data

5.1. The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, or processed from a destination outside the European Economic Area where the laws applicable to your personal data offer the same level of protection. Those processing your personal data may be engaged in, among other things, provision of support services. We will adopt appropriate safeguards necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this policy and applicable laws. For further information on such safeguards, please contact us.

  1. Security

6.1. While we have implemented reasonable technical and organisational precautions to protect the security and integrity of personal data provided to our websites, due to the inherent nature of the internet as an open global communications vehicle, we cannot guarantee that information, during transmission through the internet or while stored on our system or otherwise in our care, will be absolutely safe from intrusion by others, such as hackers. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your personal data. We strive to protect information transmitted on or through the websites or services, however, we cannot and do not guarantee the security of any information you transmit on or through the websites, and you do so at your own risk. We cannot and do not guarantee the security of your data and information.

  1. Service Providers

7.1. We may use third-party partners, carefully selected by us, to help operate our websites and deliver our products and services, and may share your information with our service providers and other third parties that provide products or services for or through these websites or for our business (such as website or database hosting companies, address list hosting companies, e-mail service providers, research, analytics and customer experience and survey companies, distribution companies, fulfilment companies, marketing and promotional companies, and other similar service providers that use such information on our behalf).
7.2. We may disclose aggregate statistics regarding user behaviour as a measure of interest in, and use of, our websites and e-mails to third parties in the form of aggregate data, such as overall patterns or demographic reports that do not describe or identify any individual user.

  1. Third parties

8.1. Some of the content, advertising, and functionality on our websites may be provided by third parties that are not affiliated with us. For example, we enable you to share certain materials with others through social networking services such as Facebook, Twitter, Google +, and Instagram. These third-parties may collect or receive certain information about your use of the websites, including through the use of cookies, beacons, and similar technologies, and this information may be collected over time and combined with information collected across different websites and online services. Horse Sport Ireland does not control the data collection and use practices of these companies and you should check the relevant privacy notices and policies before using the services provided by these companies.

9. Retention

9.1. Your personal data will be retained for as long is reasonably necessary for the purposes listed above or as required by applicable local law. Please contact us for further details of applicable retention periods.
9.2. We may keep an anonymized form of your personal data, which will no longer refer to you, for statistical purposes without time limits, to the extent that we have a legitimate and lawful interest in doing so.

10. Your rights

10.1. You have the right to:
(i) request information on and access to all the personal data we hold about you;
(ii) request that any inaccurate personal data we hold be corrected;
(iii) to object to certain types of processing of your personal data we carry out (including the right to opt-out of any direct marketing);
(iv) request that we delete the personal data we hold about you; and
(v) to request a copy of your personal data in a machine readable, commonly used format (or to request we transfer your personal data in such a format to a third party service provider).
10.2. In order to exercise these rights, you will need to contact us at We will consider such responses and respond to you within 30 days. We may require verification of your identity for providing a copy of your information as permitted by law.

11.Changes to our privacy and cookie policy

11.1. Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and will be effective upon posting and as reflected in the “last revised” date shown in the revised policy. Your continued use of our websites after any such changes are posted will be considered acknowledgment by you of such changes. Under certain circumstances, we may also elect to have such changes notified to you by e-mail or by posting a notice on the front page of our websites. You should regularly check back to this page from time to time.


12.1. Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to .You have a right to lodge a complaint with your local data protection authority however we recommend you contact us before doing so as we may be able to resolve any issues with you directly in a more efficient manner.

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