KnowledgeBase Guidelines

By registering with KnowledgeBase you are agreeing to the following terms:

  • Your membership is for one person only.

  • This membership cannot be transferred or used by another individual or group of individuals.

  • All content located on the site including any of the images, text, audio and video and all copyright, trademarks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) shall remain vested in KnowledgeBase. 

  • You may not copy, reproduce, republish, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use the content or other intellectual property on the Site in any way except in accordance with these Terms. 

  • KnowledgeBase monitors all behaviour in relation to sharing of usernames or copying of material through advanced analytics and digital rights management protection and reserves the right to suspend a user’s account or investigate the matter further.

 

RELIANCE ON INFORMATION POSTED

This website contains general information and does not constitute advice on any specific legal or other professional matter. Information on this website is current as at the date of publication and does not necessarily reflect the present law or regulations. KnowledgeBase does not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage which may arise from accessing or reliance on information published on this website, and this incudes loss or damage to its profit, income, turnover, privacy, business or goodwill.

TERMS OF USE

We use cookies on our website. If you continue without changing your cookie settings, we assume that you consent to our use of cookies on this device. You can change your cookie settings at any time but if you do, you may lose some functionality on our website.

More information can be found in our Privacy Statement.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

This Privacy Statement together with the Disclaimer sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us (Data) on our website www.knowledgebase.ie (Site) will be processed. Please read the following carefully to understand our use of Data.

Information we may collect from you

We collect Data about you on the Site which you provide us when you either register with KnowledgeBase or e-mail us or by using our online feedback. We may collect and process the following data about you:

– your name; – your email address; – the time and date of your visit; – information that you provide by filling in forms on our Site.

This includes information provided at the time of subscribing to the service we provide, requesting information from us or submitting comments. We may also ask you for information if you report a problem with our site; – if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence; details of your visits to our site (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.

When you access our Site, your computer’s browser provides us with information such as your IP address, browser type, access time and referring URL which is collected and used to compile statistical data on the use of our Site. This information may be used to help us to improve our Site and the services we offer.

IP Addresses

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our business partners. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your device when you visit a website. We may at times use cookies to recognise you and your preferences, enhance the performance of our website and collect analytical information for the benefit of our subscribers and business partners. The term cookies includes similar technologies for collecting and storing information, such as Local Shared Objects (commonly referred to as “flash cookies”) and web beacons or web bugs (including transparent or clear gifs).

Session cookies allow us to track your actions during a single browser session, for example to remember the items returned from a search. They do not remain on your device beyond your session.

Persistent cookies remain on your device between sessions and allow us to authenticate you and to remember your preferences. We also use them to balance the load on our servers and thus to enhance your experience on our website.

Session and persistent cookies can be either first or third-party cookies – a first-party cookie is set by the website being visited. A third-party cookie is issued by a different website to that being visited.

Our website uses a mixture of first-party, session and persistent cookies to deliver its services efficiently and to enhance your experience. The only third-party cookies used by us are those provided by Google Analytics to gather anonymised information for the benefit of all web users. We do not use behavioural targeting cookies. All our cookies fall within the ICC classifications Strictly Necessary, Functionality and Performance and none within the classification Behavioural Targeting.

If at any time you wish to disable our cookies you may do so through the settings on your browser, but if you do so you will not be able to use certain important features of our service.

Security and where we store your personal data

We endeavour to hold all Data securely in accordance with our internal security procedures and applicable law. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect Data from unauthorised access and use. We cannot guarantee the complete security of our database, nor can we guarantee that information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet. Any transmission of Data is at your own risk. Once we receive your Data, we use appropriate security measures to seek to prevent unauthorised access.

Where we have given you a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping that password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and may involve the transfer of Data to countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). Those countries may not provide an adequate level of protection in relation to processing your Data. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing.

Uses made of your Data

We use your Data that we hold to:

  • allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
  • ensure that content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
  • carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us; and
  • notify you about changes to our service.

We do not sell or exchange Data to third parties.

We may provide our own advertisers with aggregate statistical information about our users. We may also use such aggregate information to help our own advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target.

We may use your Data to send you information relating to our services, events and products which may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your Data for those purposes at any time please contact us (see contact us below).

Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your Data to any member of the KnowledgeBase group (including subsidiaries, our holding company and its subsidiaries), to third parties who provide a service to us or in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your Data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets or if we are under a duty to disclose or share your Data in order to comply with any legal obligation, to enforce or apply our terms of use or to protect the rights, property, or safety of KnowledgeBase, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.

Links to other sites

Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from other websites. If you follow a link to any of those websites, please note that those websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. Please check those policies before you submit any personal data to those websites.

Access to information and correction

You may request in writing copies of your Data held by us as data controller. We will provide you with a copy of the Data held by us as soon as practicable and in any event not more than 40 days after the request in writing. There may be a charge to access your Data. We may also request proof of identification to verify your access request. All requests should be addressed to support@knowledgebase.ie

If your Data that we hold is inaccurate, please let us know and we will make the necessary amendments, erase or block the relevant Data as you request and notify you within 40 days of your request that the relevant action has been taken. All requests should be addressed to support@knowledgebase.ie

We will hold on to your personal Data only for as long as necessary for the purposes of providing access to our Site and related services to you or as required by law.

Changes to this privacy statement

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Statement from time to time in our sole discretion. If we make any changes, we will post those changes here so that you can see what information we gather, how we might use that information and in what circumstances we may disclose it. By continuing to use our Site after we post any such changes, you accept and agree to this Privacy Statement as modified.

Contact Us

Questions, comments, requests and complaints regarding this Privacy Statement and the information we hold are welcome and should be addressed to support@knowledgebase.ie