This Privacy Statement
is issued by the following Hooke & MacDonald companies:
- Hooke &
- Hooke &
MacDonald Commercial Limited
- Hooke &
MacDonald Lettings limited
- Hooke &
MacDonald New Homes Limited
- Hooke &
MacDonald Resales Limited
We, Hooke &
MacDonald of 118 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2 (see our Terms & Conditions for our incorporation details)
and our directors and personnel, respect the rights of users of this
website. You do not have to provide us with any personal information
to use our website. However where you give us your personal information,
whether through the use of e-mail, web forms, telephone, fax, text (e.g.
SMS, MMS etc) or other instrument for any purpose, we shall treat your
personal information in accordance with the paragraph below titled
'Giving Us Your Personal Information'.
By simply visiting
our website you do not disclose, nor do we collect personal information
about you. From time to time, our internet service provider will provide
internet traffic details to us, but in such circumstances this does
not result in us receiving or collecting your personal information.
The information we may receive may be limited to the logical address
(or IP address) of your server, the top level domain name from
which you access the internet (for example www.hookemacdonald.ie), the type of web-browser
you use, the date and time you accessed our site and the internet address
from which your visit originates. We will use this information to help
us to improve our website. Cookies are not a feature of our website.
Words appearing in
bold above are defined at the end of this privacy statement.
Giving Us Your Personal
Please note that where
you provide us with your personal information (e.g. name, e-mail address,
work address, phone (including mobile) and facsimile numbers and/or
other contact information), through a facility provided on this website,
directly to us by e-mail, fax or phone or through any other facility
of contacting us (e.g. our Email Alerts service), enquiring of and/or
booking viewings for properties listed with us, you consent to us storing
your personal information for: (a) processing and administration of
such information to perform all necessary actions to give effect to
your request; (b) sending to you periodic information by way of post,
telephone, SMS/MMS and/or e-mail, of our services and other relevant
information; (c) where you explicitly consent, passing to and sharing
with, a representative of Irish Mortgage Corporation (an independent
broker) your personal information; and (d) passing your personal information
to third parties where we believe that such parties may provide you
with assistance in respect of the services we offer.
Please note that your
consent as noted above is provided to any successor or assignee of our
business(es). We inform all persons who submit their personal information
to us of these conditions by way of an auto-response e-mail and/or this
Privacy Statement. If for some reason these conditions are not communicated
to you by auto-response e-mail, nevertheless you agree to the conditions
in this privacy Statement (and our Terms
) by your use of this website and such conditions shall remain applicable
to you until modified by you informing us by e-mail to email@example.com that you no longer wish to
receive communications from us. It is not possible to block the use
of your information for a specific purpose. By sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org you will lose the opportunity
of receiving our Email Alerts, details of our other services and those
of third parties.
You are hereby notified
of your right of access to, and the right to correct any inaccuracies
in personal information we may hold about you which you may avail of
by sending an email to email@example.com.
We hope the above is
clear and that you appreciate that we respect your right to privacy
(just like we appreciate your business and continued support of Hooke
& MacDonald). We are one of the few service providers in Ireland
which informs you clearly of your rights under data protection law.
We trust that our honesty and integrity shall mean that you continue
to trust us with your personal information, knowing that we will not
use it for any inappropriate purpose(s).
Glossary of technical
The piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples are Microsoft
Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, Firefox and Opera.
IP address: The identifying details for your computer (or your
internet company’s computer), expressed in "internet protocol"
code (for example 192.168.72.34). Every computer connected to the web
has a unique IP address, although the address may not be the same every
time a connection is made.
Cookies: Small pieces of information, stored in simple text files,
placed on your computer by a web site. Cookies can be read by the web
site on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may
relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or a unique identification
number so that the web site can "remember" you on your return
visit. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information
from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information
to the web site.
This page, like all
material appearing on this website is the property of Hooke & MacDonald
and may not be copied or reproduced in any form (e.g. hardcopy or electronically)
and in any manner (including, for the avoidance of doubt, linking to
our website) except with the written consent of Ken MacDonald, Managing
Director, Hooke & MacDonald, 118 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2.
This paragraph does not in any way limit the Terms & Conditions for this website. Any and
all breaches of Hooke & MacDonald’s intellectual property rights
will be vigorously pursed through legal action, including obtaining
of costs and damages, howsoever arising from any infringement.
© COPYRIGHT HOOKE
AND MACDONALD LIMITED 2007. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.