This privacy statement relates to our privacy practices in connection with this website. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. Any external links to other websites will be clearly identifiable as such.
By accessing and using this website, you agree and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as outlined in this privacy statement.
We may need to update this privacy statement from time to time so we recommend that you check you have read the most recent privacy statement each time you visit our website.
Geohive fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear knowledge and permission. Any personal information which you volunteer to Geohive will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003. However the nature of the internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any personal information which is transmitted to us over the internet.
We will collect no personally identifying information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information to us. The information we collect depends on what you do when visiting our site.
If you visit our site to browse, read or download then we automatically collect and store the following non-personally identifying information about you:
We use this information to help us make our website more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to our website and the type of technology which our visitors use. We may compile and report aggregate statistics about our users in terms of numbers, traffic patterns and related website information. Any such statistics will not include any personally identifying information.
You may choose to provide us with personally identifying information in a written communication (email, fax, letter) to one of the addresses or fax numbers listed throughout our website. We use that information only to respond to your message and to help us provide you with the material you have requested.
If you choose to register on this website in order to browse our interactive map viewer or save content, we will use your name, registered user name, password and email address in order to process your registration and in order to provide registered user services to you such as the facility to view details of your existing content and the storage of your content for subsequent visits by you.
In certain special cases, we may disclose your personally identifying information in the following circumstances:
This website uses Google Analytics which helps us measure how users interact with website content. As a user navigates between web pages, Google Analytics records information about the page a user has seen, for example the URL of the page. Google Analytics uses HTTP Cookies to "remember" what a user has done on previous pages / interactions with the website.
Important: Google Analytics does not store any personal information of our website users.
National Mapping Agreement (NMA) users of the GeoHive website will have submitted an email address for login and recovery purposes. These emails and any other data provided in the login and password recovery process are fully secure and protected and will not be used by us or any other body for any purpose other than already stated.
Google Analytics mainly uses first-party cookies to report on user interactions on Google Analytics customers’ websites. These cookies are used to store non-personally identifiable information. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains.
Google Analytics can set up to 5 first party cookies:
All of the Google Analytics cookies are persistent except the _utmc cookie which is a temporary cookie.
Following cookies expire after 2 years from the last time your visitor visited the site:
If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in your browser settings. Disabling cookie support may prevent this website from functioning properly and you may not be able to utilise fully all of its features and information. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website. However, if you would like to, you can change your cookie settings at any time.
For website security purposes and to ensure that this website remains available to all users, our computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic in order to identify unauthorised attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorised attempts to upload information or change information on our website are strictly prohibited and may be punishable by law.
You have the right, subject to certain exemptions, to obtain a copy of any personal data we hold about you and to correct any inaccuracies in such data. If you wish to avail of any of these rights, please contact us in writing: by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax +353-1-820-4156 or by post at Ordnance Survey Ireland, Phoenix Park, Dublin 8, D08 F6E4, Ireland. Your request will be dealt with as soon as possible and will not take more than 40 days to process.
This website may provide links to other OSi and third party websites as a service to our users. The privacy statement described here does not apply to those websites. Please ensure you check the terms and conditions and the legal and privacy statements posted on each website you link to.