Privacy Policy

Data protection is of massive importance to Learner Mama.  Any personal data we use is kept to an absolute minimum and is only gathered where required. This policy outlines information, in understandable language, regarding the details of the data controller, the use of cookies on the website, the data provisions for various elements that are used on Learner Mama and of course your rights as the data subject.  It has been updated to ensure compliance with the introduction of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018.

 

Name and Address of Data Controller:

The data controller is Learner Mama.  All queries in relation to data protection should be addressed to the designated Data Protection Officer Lucy O’Connor.

Contact Details are by post or by e-mail:

www.learnermama.com

EMZ Digital Media Ltd

The Black Church

St Mary’s Place

Dublin 7

lucy@learnermama.com

 

Cookies

The Internet pages of Learner Mama use cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in a computer system via an Internet browser.

 

Many Internet sites and servers use cookies. Many cookies contain a so-called cookie ID. A cookie ID is a unique identifier of the cookie. It consists of a character string through which Internet pages and servers can be assigned to the specific Internet browser in which the cookie was stored. This allows visited Internet sites and servers to differentiate the individual browser of the data subject from other Internet browsers that contain other cookies. A specific Internet browser can be recognized and identified using the unique cookie ID.

 

Using cookies, Learner Mama can provide the users of this website with more user-friendly services that would not be possible without the cookie setting.

 

You, the data subject, may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies through our website by ensuring the correct setting of the Internet browser you are using, and may permanently deny the setting of cookies. Already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. If cookies are deactivated not all functions of our website may be entirely usable.

 

Contact via the website

There is a contact page available on Learner Mama.  Should you choose to contact us the personal data transmitted by you, the data subject, is automatically stored. Such personal data transmitted on a voluntary basis to Learner Mama, the data controller and are stored for processing or contacting the data subject. There is no transfer of this personal data to third parties.

 

Data provisions about the use of Facebook

Learner Mama has installed a plugin that integrates a component of Facebook, the social media network.  This component allows a link from the Learner Mama website to the Learner Mama Facebook page and allows you to opt in to like the Facebook page of Learner Mama directly from the website.

 

If you like the Learner Mama page on Facebook you can view updates, share articles and interact with Learner Mama on Facebook’s social network platform.  You can unlike the Learner Mama page at any time.

Personal data about Facebook is held by the operating company of Facebook is Facebook, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, United States. If a person lives outside of the United States or Canada, the controller is Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland.

More information about how Facebook handle data protection can be found at https://facebook.com/about/privacy/

 

Data provisions about the use of Twitter

Learner Mama has installed a plugin that integrates a component of Twitter, the social media network.  This component allows a link from the Learner Mama website to the Learner Mama Twitter feed and allows you to view the latest tweets by Learner Mama on twitter.  You can opt to follow Learner Mama on twitter to follow updates on that social network.

Personal data in this case is held by the operating company of Twitter, Inc., Privacy Policy Inquiry, 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103.  For accounts outside the United States Twitter International Company, Privacy Policy Inquiry, One Cumberland Place, Fenian Street
Dublin 2, D02 AX07 IRELAND

More information about how Twitter handle data protection can be found at https://twitter.com/en/privacy

 

Data provisions about the use of Google ads

Learner Mama places a small number of ads on its pages.  If you as a data subject clicks on one of these ads a very small amount of income is earned by Learner Mama and is accounted for in the accounts of EMZ Digital Media Ltd.

These ads are operated by Google Adsense.  The content of the ad is determined using cookies and search history to make the ad as relevant as possible to the website user. For example, if you have been searching for Spanish holidays you may see ads that relate to flights or hotels to Spain.   It is possible to install ad blocker software to prevent seeing the ads.

The operator of the Google Adsense component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, United States.

 

Further information regarding Google’s privacy policies can be found at https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

 

Data provisions about the use of Taboola

Learner Mama has integrated Taboola Ads. Taboola Ads is a service for Internet advertising that allows the advertiser to place ads in Taboola advertising network. Taboola Ads allows an advertiser to pre-define specific keywords with the help of which an ad on Taboola Ads search results only then displayed, when the user utilizes the search engine to retrieve a keyword-relevant search result. In the Taboola Ads, the ads are distributed on relevant web pages using an automatic algorithm, considering the previously defined keywords.

 

Taboola Address:

Headquarters

Tel: 212.206.7663

1115 Broadway, 7th fl., New York, NY, 10010

 

Contact form can be found here: https://www.taboola.com/contact

 

Further information including data protection information here  https://help.taboola.com/hc/en-us/articles/115007287467-Advertising-Policies-Overview

 

Data provisions about the use of Google analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service. The purpose of using Google analytics is to analyse the traffic coming to Learner Mama (e.g. what country, what pages are viewed etc).   To do this, Google Analytics uses cookies (as outlined above) to collect certain data including IP addresses and time/date of accessing the site.  You may prevent cookies as outlined above or you may object to this data being downloaded by installing an add-on to your browser https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. This add-on tells Google Analytics through a JavaScript, that any data and information about the visits of Internet pages may not be transmitted to Google Analytics.

 

The operator of the Google Analytics component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, United States.

 

Further information regarding Google’s privacy policies can be found at https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

 

Data provisions about the use of WordPress subscriptions

When Learner Mama posts latest content, an automatic e-mail is sent to those that have voluntarily opted to sign up/subscribe to this feature.  This does not change with this updated privacy policy.  You may opt-out of these e-mails at any time by clicking “Unsubscribe” in the e-mail.

The data, e-mail address, is held in the Learner Mama content management system which is operated by WordPress.  The e-mail addresses are not shared with any third party.

Further information regarding WordPress privacy policies is available here https://en.support.wordpress.com/privacy-policy-changes-faq/

 

Data provisions about the use of Rafflecopter

From time to time Learner Mama will run a giveaway or competition.  In these cases, giveaway software is integrated onto the website to host the competition.  This software is Rafflecopter.

The data held will depend on the competition and decision made by you, the data subject on how to enter and may include e-mail address, liking a Facebook page or Twitter account or making a comment on the website.

Competition winners will be asked to supply a postal address for the purposes of sending out the prize.

This competition widget is operated by Rafflecopter, PO Box 935, Boulder CO 80306.  Any data protection queries can be addressed to privacy@rafflecopter.com.

Further information here https://www.rafflecopter.com/privacy-policy

 

Rights of the data subject

In line with the of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) you as the website user (or data subject) have several rights.  These are outlined below:

  • Right to confirmation
  • Right of Access
  • Right to rectification
  • Right to erasure
  • Right of restriction of processing
  • Right to data portability
  • Right to object

If you have any concerns over your data on Learner Mama and wish to enact any of your rights under the GDPR please contact the Data Controller, whose details are outlined above.

 

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