Consider.ie is a website discovery and news content aggregation website owned and operated by VisiActive.com. It allows users to quickly review all the latest articles from hundreds of websites, across a broad range of categories, in a simple unified way. Users can search by category, date period, #tags and search terms, to quickly get to the content they are interested in. After that, a single click brings you to the full content on the target website.
4. CHILDREN'S PRIVACY
Consider.ie is committed to protecting the privacy needs of children. Only persons who are more than 18 years-old may use our Websites and Services. By accessing our Websites and Services, you are legally acknowledging that you are over the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, you don't have the legal right to access our Websites and Services.
We have implemented industry-standard security safeguards designed to protect the personal information that you may provide. We also periodically monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, consistent with industry standards. You should be aware, however, that since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, it's your responsibility to protect the security and integrity of your account details, including your username and password (when the registration feature is made available at a future stage). If you become aware of any security breach of your password or of the security of the Websites or Services, you must alert us as soon as possible using the contact details at the end of this document.
6. TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
Although you my use this site anonymously, registering and logon will be provided at a future stage and will provide extra functionality and a better user experience. When you register to create an account you will only need to enter minimal information: your name, email address, and a password.
(b) Non-Personal Information
Non-personal information is data about usage and service operation that is not directly associated with a specific personal identity. Consider.ie may collect, analyse, and share aggregated non-personal information to evaluate how visitors use our Websites and Services.
(c) Aggregate Information
Consider.ie may collect aggregate information, which refers to information your computer automatically provides us and that cannot be tied back to you as a specific individual. This information can be shared with third parties without restriction. Examples include referral data (the sites you visited just before and just after our site), the pages viewed, the date of your visit, and time spent at our Websites.
(d) Log Files and IP Addresses
We may collect information from the devices and networks that you use to visit the Websites in order to help improve the services we provide, including your Internet Protocol Address (IP Address). An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you access the Internet. For example, when you request a page from one of our sites, our servers log your IP address to create aggregate reports on user demographics, traffic patterns, and for purposes of system administration. When you access or leave our Websites by clicking on a hyperlink, we receive the URL from the site from which you last visited or the one to which you're directed. We may receive the Internet Protocol ("IP") address of your computer or proxy server used to access the site, your operating system, the type of browser you used, and the type of device you use, the Application Programming Interface ("API") you use, or your mobile device carrier or your ISP. We also may receive location data passed to us from third-party services or GPS-enabled devices that you have set up in order to customise your experience based on location information.
(f) Web Beacons
(g) New Technologies
As new technologies emerge, Consider.ie may be able to improve our services or provide you with new ones, which means that we may create new ways to collect information on our Websites. If we offer a new service or new features to our existing Websites, for example, these changes may result in our collecting new information in order to improve your user experience.
7. LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY SITES AND SERVICES
We may receive information when you use your account to log into a third-party site or application in order to recommend tailored information to you and to improve your user experience on our Websites. We may provide reports containing aggregated impression information to third parties to measure Internet traffic and usage patterns.
8. HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Communications from Consider.ie
We use the information you provide to customise your experience on the site. We may communicate with you using email or other means available to us regarding the availability of services, service-related issues, or announcements that we believe may be of interest to you. We may, for example, send you welcome messages and emails regarding new features or services, and promotional information from Consider.ie. You may opt out of receiving promotional messages from Consider.ie by following the instructions contained in the email. As long as you're a registered user, however, you can't opt out of receiving service messages from us (notifying you of service availability, etc.). Consider.ie may also use personal information in order to customise content on the site to you, such as news relevant to you.
9. GOVERNING LAW
Consider.ie is a new aggregator website (i.e. a site consisting of news links to other sites). Although the domain name and the location of website development of this site is in Ireland, the website data is stored in the USA. Consider.ie uses "OG" meta data content retrieved from websites using a web crawler. This web crawler respects the robots.txt file on each site and only accesses areas which the site owner has identified as open to web crawlers. The link, title, summary and image links which we employ to create this site, are used under the 'fair use" rules in the USA (where the website crawling processing occurs and our database of links is hosted), which does not contravene copyright of the content owners. We are merely providing a service to link to the content on the source sites and we also provide information to clearly identify where the content was sourced and do not claim any ownership of the content. If any website owner feels that they are unhappy with our use of this "fair use" content, please contact us and we will immediately remove any information which relates to your site. Other than the metadata described above, we do not store any other information from the source websites, nor do we sell the information to anyone else.
Any action or proceeding arising out of, or related to the Websites or Services must be brought in Ireland, where this site has been developed and is maintained, and you consent to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts. Any cause of action you may have with respect to the Websites or Services must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises.
10. DATA TRANSFER
Apart from the core data described in the previous section, Consider.ie may, at a future stage, capture and maintain minimal personal information to provide extra functionality for non-anonymous users. The minimal user information is as follows: Username (email address), Password, First-name and Surname. This information will be captured by the web application and stored on our servers in the USA.
11. YOUR OPT-OUT OPTIONS
You may request access, modification, or deletion of your personal information controlled by Consider.ie regarding your profile, and you may close your account. If you close your account, some of your profile information may remain in an inactive state on the database.
From time to time Consider.ie may email you electronic newsletters, announcements, surveys, or other information. If you prefer not to receive any or all of these communications, you may opt out by following the directions provided within the electronic newsletters and announcements. Consider.ie also may conduct polls and surveys of our users, and your participation in this type of research is at your sole discretion. Consider.ie may follow up with you regarding your participation in this research. You may at any time opt-out of participating in these polls and surveys.
Further, Consider.ie may send you occasional Service-related emails that you may not opt-out of (e.g. changes or updates to features of our Services that have security or privacy implications, technical and security notices, account verification).
12. DATA RETENTION
13. GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS (GDPR)
If you are a resident of or are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), you may have certain rights under the General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”). Personal data you provide is only collected with your consent, and may be transmitted outside of the EEA to Consider.ie (or computer servers maintained for the benefit of Consider.ie) pursuant to that consent. In general, under the GDPR you may:
Request access to your personal data
Have incomplete or incorrect data corrected
Have your personal data deleted
Suspend or restrict our use of your personal data, or withdraw your consent
Request a copy of your personal data
Complain to a supervisory authority if you believe your rights under the GDPR are not being respected
Should you request a copy of your personal data, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. The first copy will be provided free of charge, but additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee. Should you request the deletion of your personal data, Consider.ie will generally do so as soon as practicable, although your right to have your personal data deleted is subject to exceptions, such as, for example, compliance with a legal obligation or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes data-protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.
Contact Consider.ie (contact details below) if you have concerns regarding your personal data, or wish to exercise any of these listed rights.
Note that, if you are in the EEA, we may transfer your personal data outside of the EEA, including to the United States. By way of example, this may happen if your personal data is transferred to our servers located in a country outside of the EEA. These countries may not have similar data-protection laws to the EEA. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing, or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EEA in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this policy.
14. DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT
Consider.ie is committed to respecting and protecting the legal rights of copyright owners. As such, Consider.ie adheres to the following notice and take down policy, in full compliance with Section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA (17 U.S.C. § 512 et seq.). If you believe any of the Content infringes upon your intellectual property rights, please submit a notification alleging such infringement (hereafter a “DMCA Takedown Notice”). To be valid, a DMCA Takedown Notice must (a) be provided to Consider.ie for review by our designated copyright agent, as set forth below, and include the following:
1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works;
3. Identification of the material claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;
5. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
6. A statement that, under penalty of perjury, the information in the notification is accurate and you are authorised to act on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Send DMCA Takedown Notices with the above information to fdaly@VisiActive.com, clearly marked in the subject as 'DMCA Takedown Notice'. You acknowledge that in order for Consider.ie to be authorised to takedown any Content, your DMCA Takedown Notice must comply with all of the requirements of this Section.
15. CONTACTING US