Privacy Policy

Bio-marine Ingredients, Ireland Limited (BII) is  a marine bio-tech company located in Lough Egish, County Monaghan.

BII is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal data and is responsible for any personal data provided to Bio-marine Ingredients via Bio-marine’s website or through any direct or indirect interactions.

This Data Protection Policy explains how we collect and use personal data about you in accordance with Data Protection Law.

Data Protection Law means Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons about the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (referred to as “GDPR”) and any applicable national legislation implementing the GDPR or otherwise related to the processing of personal data, which may be amended or replaced from time to time.

Under the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into effect on 25th May 2018, it is the responsibility of BII to ensure the privacy and security of any personal data provided to the Company. 

The kind of information we hold about you
Personal data means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include anonymous data i.e. data from which you cannot be identified.

When you purchase products from Bio-marine Ingredients Ireland Limited, and when you complete our forms, either on-line or hard copy, we may collect, store, and use personal data about you.

As you interact with our website, we may automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies. Please see our cookie policy for further details.
 
How we use your personal information
We will only use your personal data where we are allowed to do  so by law. 
We need to process your personal data primarily to allow us to perform our contract with you and to enable us to comply with our legal obligations. In some cases, we may use your personal data to pursue legitimate interests of our own or those of third parties, provided your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

Rights of access, correction, erasure, and restriction
Your duty to inform us of changes:
It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal information changes.


Your rights in connection with personal information:


Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:

  • Request access to your personal information.
  • Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you.
  • Request erasure of your personal information.
  • Object to processing of your personal information.
  • Request the restriction of processing of your personal information.
  • Request the transfer of your personal information to another party.

 
If you want to review, verify, correct or request removal of your personal information, object to the processing of your personal data, or request that we transfer a copy of your personal information to another party, please contact Bio-marine Ingredients, in writing, info@biomarine.ie  

Right to withdraw consent
In the limited circumstances where you may have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal information for a specific purpose, you have the right to withdraw your consent for that specific processing at any time. To withdraw your consent, please contact Bio-marine Ingredients, Ireland Ltd.  in writing: info@biomarine.ie.

Changes to this Data Protection Policy
We reserve the right to update this Data Protection Policy at any time. We may also notify you in other ways from time to time about the processing of your personal information.
If you have any questions about this Data Protection Policy, please contact: Bio-marine Ingredients Ireland Ltd in writing: info@biomarine.ie

How we use your personal information
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to.
We need to process your personal data primarily to allow us to perform our contract with you and to enable us to comply with our legal obligations. In some cases we may use your personal data to pursue legitimate interests of our own or those of third parties, provided your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

Marketing
We may contact you by mail, email and telephone and social media about our products and services and other events which might be of interest to you.
You may receive marketing communications from us if:

  • you have requested to receive or consented to the receipt of information from us; or
  • purchased goods from us (and our marketing communications will only be in relation to similar goods or services); or
  • it is in our legitimate interest,

and, in each case, you have not opted out of receiving the marketing communications.
You will only receive electronic marketing communications under (b) above where such products or services were purchased by you prior to the receipt of the communication.
You have the right to ask us to stop processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. If you wish to exercise this right, please send us an email  info@biomarine.ie

Data sharing
We will share your personal data with third parties where required by law, where it is necessary to perform our contract with you or where we have another legitimate interest in doing so.
We will share your data with trusted third-party service providers. We may also share your personal data with other third parties, for example, in the context of a transfer of our statutory functions or with a regulator or to otherwise comply with the law.
We require third parties to respect the security of your data and to treat it in accordance with the law.
All our third-party service providers are required to take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes. We only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have also put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so. 

Data retention
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected i, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
 

Cookie Policy
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed onto your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps examine web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

Essentially, cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie does NOT give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us

 You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Although most web browsers automatically accept cookies, you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies to your preference. However, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website.
 
We use cookies on our website and we assume you are ok with this otherwise please disable cookies in your browser or navigate away and clear cookies set by the website.
 
Cookies on this website are used for:

  • Analytical/performance purposes - this allows us to recognise and calculate the number of visitors and to see how visitors navigate around the website when they are using it. Therefore, helping us improve the way our website functionality for example, by ensuring that users can find what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality purposes - to help us recognise you when you return to our website. This allows us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences and settings.
  • Sharing purposes - this allows you to share pages with social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.

If you have any questions regarding our Cookie policy then please contact us.