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Costcutter Ireland Privacy Policy

WHO ARE WE?

When we refer to ‘we’ (or ‘our’, or ‘us’), we are referring to Costcutter Ireland, the grocery franchise owned and operated by James A. Barry Group Limited.

 

OVERVIEW

This privacy policy outlines how and why we, as Data Controller, obtain, store and process personal data.

     Contents:

  1. What data do we collect?
  2. How do we use your data?
  3. How do we store your data?
  4. Marketing
  5. What are your data protection rights?
  6. What are cookies?
  7. How do we use cookies?
  8. What types of cookies do we use?
  9. How to manage your cookies?
  10. Privacy policies of other websites
  11. Changes to our privacy policy
  12. How to contact us
  13. How to contact the appropriate authorities

WHAT DATA DO WE COLLECT?

Costcutter Ireland collects the following data:

     Personal Identification Information:

  • Personal Details: First & Last Name, Date of Birth/Age
  • Contact Details: Email Address, Phone Number, Delivery Address
  • Contact Preferences: Email, SMS, Postal Mail

Non Identifiable Information:

  • IP Address
  • Approximate Location (Town, City, County & Country)
  • Browser Type
  • Device Type (Mobile/Tablet/Desktop)
  • Operating System
  • Device Model (iPhone/Samsung/Google etc)

HOW DO WE COLLECT YOUR DATA?

You directly provide Costcutter Ireland with most of the data we collect. We collect and process data when you:

  • Register for our email newsletter or enter a competition
  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey, provide feedback through contact forms or via email
  • Engage with us through social media
  • Use of view our website via your browser’s cookies
  • Visit our website through a social media link or advertisement
  • Costcutter Ireland may also receive your data indirectly from such but not limited to the below:
    • Facebook
    • Instagram
    • WhatsApp
    • Tik Tok
    • Klaviyo
    • Meta
    • Google
    • Yahoo
    • Bing

HOW WILL WE USE YOUR DATA?

Costcutter Ireland collects your data so that we can:

  • Process feedback requests
  • Email you with special offers and other information and services we deem appropriate for your interests
  • Contact you in regards to the outcome of a competition run either on our website or through our social media channels.

If you agree, Costcutter Ireland will share your data with our partner companies so that they may offer you their products and services.

 

HOW DO WE STORE YOUR DATA?

Costcutter Ireland securely stores your data on Web Servers located within the EU. These servers are protected and maintained by Blackknight Web Hosting security protocols which allow Blackknight to protect, detect, respond and remediate any threats to stored data.

Costcutter Ireland will keep your Personal Data (First Name, Last Name, Email, Mobile Number, Postal Address, Eircode and Birthday) until you formally request its removal from our database. Please see the contact details at the end of this policy if you wish to request a data deletion request. Once you request your data be deleted, we will remove your data by clearing all instances of your information from our data servers and removing you from any third party mailing lists. This will be done in accordance with the timeframe outlined in the European Unions GDPR Regulations.

 

MARKETING

Costcutter Ireland would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you may like, as well as those of our partner companies based on your customer profile. Below is a list of our partner companies which is subject to change without prior notice:

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • META
  • Klaviyo
  • WhatsApp
  • Tik Tok
  • Google

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt-out at a later date.

You have the right at any time to stop Costcutter Ireland from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your data to other members of the parent company Barry Group.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click UNSUBSCRIBE at the bottom of the latest email you received from us.

Costcutter Ireland Cookie Policy

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our website, we collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org

HOW DO WE USE COOKIES?

Costcutter Ireland uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website including:

  • Understanding how you use our website
  • Displaying features, products and services which might be of interest to you
  • Preventing Fraudulent activity
  • Improving security
  • Keeping track of your preferences such as currency and language

WHAT TYPE OF COOKIES DO WE USE?

There are a number of different cookie types, however, our website in particular uses:

  • Functional Cookies – Costcutter Ireland uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our websites and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and the location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.
  • Advertising Cookies – Costcutter Ireland uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device and your IP address. Costcutter Ireland sometimes shares limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown an advertisement based on your browsing patterns on Costcutter.ie
  • External Party Cookies – Our partners provide services like personalising content of costcutter.ie to you, recording analytics for how you use the site, and providing add-on services. The site can work perfectly well without these services so you do not need to enable these cookies if you wish to have a less personalised experience.
  • Performance Cookies – These cookies allow us to monitor visit sand traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site
  • Targeting Cookies – These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.

HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES

If you wish to disable cookies, you will need to change your browser settings to reject cookies. How to do this will depend on the browser you use and we have provided details below for the most popular browsers:

  • Google Chrome
    • Go to the “Tools” menu and click “Options”
    • Click on “Under the Hood”
    • Select “Cookie Setting” and select “Block All Cookies”
  • Microsoft Edge / Internet Explorer
    • Choose the “Tools” menu and then “Internet Options”
    • Click on the “Privacy” tab
    • Select the relevant option
  • Opera
    • Choose the “Files” menu then “Preferences”
    • In “Privacy” select the relevant options
  • Mozilla Firefox
    • Choose the “Tools” menu then “Options”
    • Click on the “Privacy” icon
    • Find the “Cookies” menu and select the relevant option

WHAT HAPPES IF I DISABLE COOKIES?

Generally, this depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the site may not operate properly if cookies are switched off.

PRIVACY POLICIES OF OTHER WEBSITES

The Costcutter Ireland website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to Costcutter.ie, so if you click a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

 

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

Costcutter Ireland keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates at the top of the privacy policy page. This privacy policy was last updated on 11th March 2024.

 

HOW TO CONTACT US

If you have any questions about Costcutter Ireland’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please contact us:

Email us at: [email protected]

Write to us: C/O Costcutter Ireland, Barry Group,Quartertown, Mallow,Cork, P51 X656

HOW TO CONTACT THE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITY

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Costcutter Ireland has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office:

Email:     [email protected]

Address:   6 Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2, D02 W773

Tel:       +353 1 639 5689

 

COOKIES WE USE AND THEIR PURPOSE

As outlined in our Cookie Policy, Costcutter.ie uses cookies to track visitors on our website. This cookie declaration explains what each cookie does and also how we categorize it:

Cookie

Domain

Description

Duration

Type

sbjs_migrations

.costcutter.ie

 

Sourcebuster sets this cookie to identify the source of a visit and stores user action information in cookies. This analytical and behavioural cookie is used to enhance the visitor experience on the website.

 

session

Analytics

sbjs_current_add

.costcutter.ie

Sourcebuster sets this cookie to identify the source of a visit and stores user action information in cookies. This analytical and behavioural cookie is used to enhance the visitor experience on the website.

 

session

Analytics

CLID

www.clarity.ms

Microsoft Clarity set this cookie to store information about how visitors interact with the website. The cookie helps to provide an analysis report. The data collection includes the number of visitors, where they visit the website, and the pages visited.

 

1 year

Analytics

sbjs_first_add

.costcutter.ie

Sourcebuster sets this cookie to identify the source of a visit and stores user action information in cookies. This analytical and behavioural cookie is used to enhance the visitor experience on the website.

 

session

Analytics

sbjs_current

.costcutter.ie

Sourcebuster sets this cookie to identify the source of a visit and stores user action information in cookies. This analytical and behavioural cookie is used to enhance the visitor experience on the website.

 

session

Analytics

sbjs_first

.costcutter.ie

 

Sourcebuster sets this cookie to identify the source of a visit and stores user action information in cookies. This analytical and behavioural cookie is used to enhance the visitor experience on the website.

 

session

Analytics

sbjs_udata

.costcutter.ie

Sourcebuster sets this cookie to identify the source of a visit and stores user action information in cookies. This analytical and behavioural cookie is used to enhance the visitor experience on the website.

 

session

Analytics

sbjs_session

.costcutter.ie

Sourcebuster sets this cookie to identify the source of a visit and stores user action information in cookies. This analytical and behavioural cookie is used to enhance the visitor experience on the website.

 

1 hour

Analytics

_ga

.costcutter.ie

 

Google Analytics sets this cookie to calculate visitor, session and campaign data and track site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookie stores information anonymously and assigns a randomly generated number to recognise unique visitors.

 

1 year 1 month 4 days

 

Analytics

_ga_*

.costcutter.ie

 

Google Analytics sets this cookie to store and count page views.

 

1 year 1 month 4 days

 

Analytics

__kla_id

 

www.costcutter.ie

 

Klaviyo sets this cookie to collect information on the visitor’s behavior. This information is used for internal analytics and to optimise the website. It also registers if the visitor has subscribed to a news letter.

 

1 year 1 month 4 days

 

Analytics

days

Analytics

_clck

 

.costcutter.ie

 

Microsoft Clarity sets this cookie to retain the browser’s Clarity User ID and settings exclusive to that website. This guarantees that actions taken during subsequent visits to the same website will be linked to the same user ID.

 

1 year

 

Analytics

_gid

 

.costcutter.ie

 

Google Analytics sets this cookie to store information on how visitors use a website while also creating an analytics report of the website’s performance. Some of the collected data includes the number of visitors, their source, and the pages they visit anonymously.

 

1 day

 

Analytics

_gat_gtag_UA_*

.costcutter.ie

Google Analytics sets this cookie to store a unique user ID.

 

1 minute

 

Analytics

tk_or

.costcutter.ie

 

JetPack plugin sets this referral cookie on sites using WooCommerce, which analyzes referrer behaviour for Jetpack.

 

1 year 1 month 4 days

 

Analytics

tk_r3

.costcutter.ie

 

JetPack installs this cookie to collect internal metrics for user activity and improve user experience.

 

3 days

 

Analytics

tk_lr

.costcutter.ie

 

JetPack plugin sets this referral cookie on sites using WooCommerce, which analyzes referrer behaviour for Jetpack.

 

1 year

Analytics

_clsk

.costcutter.ie

 

Microsoft Clarity sets this cookie to store and consolidate a user’s pageviews into a single session recording.

 

1 day

Analytics

SM

 

.c.clarity.ms

 

Microsoft Clarity cookie set this cookie for synchronizing the MUID across Microsoft domains.

 

session

 

Analytics

 

MUID

 

.clarity.ms

 

Bing sets this cookie to recognise unique web browsers visiting Microsoft sites. This cookie is used for advertising, site analytics, and other operations.

 

1 year 24 days

 

Advertisement

 

MUID

 

.bing.com

 

Bing sets this cookie to recognise unique web browsers visiting Microsoft sites. This cookie is used for advertising, site analytics, and other operations.

 

1 year 24 days

 

Advertisement

 

MR

 

.c.bing.com

 

This cookie, set by Bing, is used to collect user information for analytics purposes.

 

7 days

 

Analytics

 

SRM_B

 

.c.bing.com

 

Used by Microsoft Advertising as a unique ID for visitors.

 

1 year 24 days

 

Performance

 

MR

 

.c.clarity.ms

 

This cookie, set by Bing, is used to collect user information for analytics purposes.

7 days

 

Analytics

 

ANONCHK

 

.c.clarity.ms

 

The ANONCHK cookie, set by Bing, is used to store a user’s session ID and verify ads’ clicks on the Bing search engine. The cookie helps in reporting and personalization as well.

 

10 minutes

 

Advertisement

 

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