Privacy Policy


INCHYDONEY SURF SCHOOL will never, and under no circumstances, sell your personal information.

The operator of this website takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentiality and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy. The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. If personal information (i.e name, address or email address) is collected on our website, this is always done voluntarily. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.

Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible. The following regulations inform you in this respect about the type, scope and purpose of the collection, use and processing of personal data by the provider.

Inchydoney Surf School

InchydoneyCo. Cork.

00353 86 8695396


SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as the requests you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock symbol in your browser line

.If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us can not be read by third parties.


The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.Server Data

For technical reasons, for example, the following data, which your Internet browser transmits to us or to our web space provider, is recorded (so-called ServerLogFiles)

: browser type and browser version

The operating system used

The website from which you visit us (Referrer URL)

Website you visit Date and time of your access

Your Internet Protocol (IP) address.

This anonymous data is stored separately from any personal information that you may provide and therefore, does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about a particular person. It is evaluated for statistical purposes in order to optimize our website and our offers.

Contact Possibilities

On our site, we offer you the possibility to contact us by e-mail, via a contact form or a through a booking, surf camp registration, voucher and large group prepayment forms. In this case, the information provided by the user will be stored for the purpose of processing his contact. A passing on of information to third parties does not take place under any circumstances. A comparison of this data with data, which may be collected by other components of our site, does not take place.

Access and Disclosure to Third Parties

We are using several trusted external service providers for storage, data analysis and data evaluation processes. These thoroughly chosen service providers meet the highest data protection standards. Only information absolutely required for the services is provided. We would only have to pass your personal data to third parties without your explicit agreement in case of obligation by a public authority or a court.

Service providers we are currently usingGoogle Analytics with Anonymization Function

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereafter “Google”. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and thereby allow an analysis of the use of the website by you.

The information generated by these cookies, such as the time, location and frequency of your website visit, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google in the United States and stored there.

We use Google Analytics on our website with an IP anonymization feature. In this case, your IP address will already be shortened and thus anonymised by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our site, to compile reports on our website activity, and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google.

Google does not claim to link your IP address to any other data provided by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to fully use all functions of our website.

In addition, Google offers a deactivation option for the most popular browsers, giving you more control over what data Google collects and processes. If you enable this option, website visit information will not be sent to Google Analytics. Activation does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or any other web analytics services we may use. To learn more about the Google opt-out option and to enable this option, please visit this link:

Use of Google MapsWe use the “Google Maps” component of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, “Google”, on our site.Each time Google Maps is activated, Google sets a cookie to process user settings and data when viewing the page that integrates the Google Maps component. This cookie is usually not deleted by closing the browser but will expire after over time unless it is manually deleted by you.If you disagree with the processing of your data, you may disable the “Google Maps” service and prevent the transmission of data to Google in this way. To do this, you must disable the Javascript feature in your browser. However, please note that in this case, you will not be able to use “Google Maps” or only to a limited extent.

Use of “Google Maps” and information obtained through “Google Maps” is subject to the Google Terms of Use:, and the additional terms and conditions for “Google Maps”:

Google Web FontsThis site uses so-called web fonts, provided by Google, for the uniform representation of fonts. When opening a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly.

To do this, the browser you use must connect to Googles servers. As a result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our online services. If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer. More information about Google Web Fonts can be found at: and in Googles Privacy Policy:

Captain FormFunctions of the service Captain Form are integrated on our pages. These functions are offered by Captain Form Flavia Palace, Vladimirescu Street 10, Ground Floor,Timisoara 300195, Romania, EU

Fax: 0040-771-442717

By using Captainform on our website, booking of services can be made. We point out that we, as the provider of the site, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Bookinglayer. Further information can be found in the Privacy Policy of

Facebook plugins (Like Button)On our pages, plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated. The Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the “Like-Button” (“Like”) on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here

When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like-Button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. As a result, Facebook can assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the pages are not aware of the content of the data transmitted and of their use by Facebook. For more information, see the Facebook Privacy Policy at

If you do not wish Facebook to associate your visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account before visiting our page.


Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our sites. These features are available through Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, the websites you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. We point out that, we as the provider of the pages, are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and of their use by Twitter. For more information, see the Twitter Privacy Policy at You may change your privacy settings on Twitter in the account settings:


Our pages use features of Google+. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

By the use of the Google + button, information is collected and shared worldwide. The Google + button will provide you and other users with personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you gave for the content of + 1 and the information about the page you viewed when you clicked +1. Your + 1s may appear alongside your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the web.

Google records information about your + 1 activity to improve Googles services to you and others. To use the Google + button, a globally visible, public Google profile that must contain at least your name, is necessary. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace a different name you used when sharing content through your Google Account. The identity of your Google Profile may be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information from you.

Use of the information collected: In addition to the uses outlined above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policy. Google may publish summarized statistics about users + 1 activity or share it with users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers, or affiliate websites.


Functions of the service Instagram are integrated on our sides. These features are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, United States. If you are logged in to your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate the visit to our pages with your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the pages are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by


For more information, see the Instagram Privacy Policy:


Our website uses plugins from the Google-powered YouTube page. The site operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our YouTube Plugin-enabled sites, you will be connected to the servers of YouTube. The Youtube server will be informed which of our pages you visited.If youre logged into your YouTube account, YouTube allows the association of your browsing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.For more information on how to handle user data, please refer to the YouTube Privacy Policy at Right to Information, Cancellation and BlockingYou have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing as well as a right to correct, block or delete this data, at any time. For further information on personal data, do not hesitate to contact us at any time.

Our Statement on Your Personal Data

• Why are we holding it?
1.Booking In
We hold the name of the person booking and their phone number in our daily book in order to make contact in case of any changes to bookings such as time changes and cancellations.
2.Signing in Sheets
We store the sign in sheets as Participant and indemnity forms. The Name and phone number, medical information are stored for administration purposes and
practical use. Surfing is a physical activity and any underlying medical conditions may affect the persons ability to surf.
3.Rental Sheets
We store the rental sheets as proof of indemnity and responsibility for the rental. We keep these sheets in case of a claim .

Emails are stored for 3 purposes
1. To book into the surf school for lessons/camps
2. Using our online form for sending the registration for surf camps. The medical condition / name and age of child and emergency contact details such as phone number, address and guardians name. This is for use in the surf camps.
3. using our voucher system we store the voucher order, the name and number of the person who ordered, voucher recipient and message.
These are stored until the person uses their voucher and for administrations.

4. Online contact form
Our online contact form uses the persons contact information to respond to any queiries.
We hold the information relating to general queiries from customers.

• How did you obtain it?
1. Sign in sheets are filled by clients for rental and signing in for classe. Surf camp registration is filed out by parents of the children taking part.

2. Online forms are filled out by customers
3. Email correspondence is also completed by customers
4. Other informations is obtained over the phone

• Why was it originally gathered?
All information is gathered to run the surf school.

• How long will you retain it?
We will hold incident information for one year and we will
and any other information will be held for 6 months.

• How secure is it, both in terms of encryption and accessibility?
All information digitally is stored on black knight secure
servers and the website is protected by Ssl
• Do you ever share it with third parties and on what basis might you do so?
Information is never shared with any third party.