Compass Informatics collects and processes personal data as legislated in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679. The Company is fully committed to transparency and ensuring the privacy and security of your data.
During the course of the Company’s normal day to day operations we may collect the following types of data:
The Company is committed to your privacy. We only collect personal data where absolutely necessary to the provision of the Company’s core services i.e. provision of services and products including location and information technologies and analytics.
As such we may need to collect personal data in following circumstances:
Your personal data is stored for the most part in the Company offices, Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland, and at the National Biodiversity Data Centre where you are interacting with the Centre. Your data is stored securely on industry standard fire-walled servers.
Some forms of additional data is hosted with our service providers:
The security of your data and also transparency is of the utmost concern to us. Your data will not be transferred to any third-party unless explicitly authorised by you, or if legally required.
Our third-party service providers will have similar pertinent data policies in place.
Any personal data we collect is solely for the provision of the Company’s services to you. We will never provide your personal data to third parties for the purposes of marketing or advertising.
We will maintain data for as long as required to enable the provision of the Company’s services to you and to fulfil legal requirements.
The Company will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the security and integrity of your personal data is maintained at all times.
You have several rights under data protection law in relation to how we use your personal information. You have the right, free of charge, to:
These rights are in some circumstances limited by data protection legislation. If you wish to exercise any of these rights please contact us using the contact details set out above. We will endeavour to respond to your request
If you have concerns regarding your data then you have the ability to make reasonable requests to see this information, rectify it or have it deleted/anonymised. Please contact us via email at email@example.com with any concerns you might have in this area.
If you would prefer that your data be removed or anonymised then please contact the Company via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our websites may store some information on your computer in the form of a “Cookie”. A Cookie is a small text file that is saved locally to your computer and permits us to provide you with a more tailored user experience. You have a right to refuse to accept cookies by blocking them in your internet browser. However you may then experience a reduced user experience should since certain web pages may not be able to maintain your selected preference between page re-loads etc.