We are committed to the privacy of our clients and website visitors ; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
Information We Collect
We collect personal data for many reasons, including to provide you with services, communicate with you, and send you information you have requested. Depending on how you interact with us, we may process your data for the following reasons:
to provide you with information about our business or other relevant information that you have requested from us
to communicate with you about your booking with us
to gather information required to provide you with the personalised content inherent in our service
to process, record and contact you regarding payments you make to us
for our own internal administrative purposes, and to keep a record of your relationship with us
to manage your communication preferences
to obtain information to improve our services and customer experiences
to comply with applicable laws and regulations, and lawful requests from statutory agencies
We collect the following personal information:
contact details – including your postal address, telephone number(s), and email address(es)
biographical and personal information as required for the provision of personalised wedding services
records of your correspondence and bookings with us
information you may enter via our websites or share with us on other social media platforms
any other information you share with us
This information may be collected via:
any paper forms you complete
telephone conversations or face-to-face interactions
digital forms completed via our websites, or online surveys
publicly available sources
communication via social media
How We Use Personal Information
We may use your personal information to:
communicate with you by post, telephone, or email in relation to administrative and transactional matters relating to your booking with us or other services
send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications.
send you email notifications which you have specifically requested.
deal with enquiries and complaints made by you
we will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for direct marketing.
send to you our marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you, where you have specifically agreed to this, by post, email or other technology.
Website, Social Media, Cookies and Visitor Analytics
We collect the following personal information on our website if you submit an enquiry on the relevant page of the website:
your partners name
your email address
expected date or month of wedding
expected number of guests
where you live
a description of your wedding plan or ideas
By ticking the ‘I accept terms & conditions’ box on the Enquiry page of our web site your are giving your consent to the collection and use of the information described in this privacy statement. You may revoke this consent at any time by email to email@example.com.
We use ‘cookies’ to collect data from your browser when you visit our website. A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer via your web browser. This file allows us to temporarily store information about your website usage and to assist with navigation of our site. Cookies can also be used by third-parties, and sites such as Facebook can use them to see which websites you have visited. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. For browser specific cookie information:
When someone visits our website, we collect standard information and details of visitor behaviour – such as which pages are visited, and how long is spent on each one. These data are collected anonymously and cannot be used to identify you. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site, and how visitors are using our site. These data are collected by Google Analytics. Google’s system provides us with anonymous ‘Interest’ and ‘Demographics’ data, which is collected using the Google Advertising Network DoubleClick cookie (see here for more information on this cookie, including how to opt-out). We collect these data so that we can find out the kinds of people visiting our site, and we use these data to help us deliver our services as effectively as possible. See above for more information about cookies, and here for how to opt out of Google Analytics on all websites you visit. You may revoke the collection and use of this information by opting out of Google Analytics here.
Depending on your settings on social media messaging services like Facebook and Instagram, you may receive direct communications from us through our use of social media tools. You should normally only receive these communications if you ‘like’ or ‘follow’ our social media accounts. You can stop these communications by ‘unliking’ or ‘unfollowing’ as appropriate.
Disclosure of your personal data
Runaway Irish Weddings may use third-party providers of wedding services such as photographers, celebrants, musicians etc. Some of these provide personalised services and therefore require us to share some of your personal information to them in order to provide the service to you.
We will not share any of your personal data with any other third party – except where:
the transfer is to a secure data processor, which carries out data processing operations on our behalf
we are required to do so by law, for example to law enforcement or regulatory bodies where this is required or allowed under the relevant legislation
we have obtained your consent
We will never share or sell your personal data to a third-party organisation for marketing, fundraising, or campaigning purposes.
Security of your personal data
We use appropriate technical and organisational measures and precautions to protect your personal data and to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal data.We store all the electronic personal information you provide on secure servers, protected by passwords. All electronic transactions you make to, or receive from us will be encrypted. Any personal information on physical media will be kept in secure storage
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet cannot be guaranteed to be completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website. Once we have received your information, we will use procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
We encourage you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from our website, so that you can understand how those sites collect, use and share your information. We are not responsible for the privacy statements, security, or other content on sites outside of our control.
Transfers of data outside of the European Economic Area
We use Google and Wix products, which are multi-tenant cloud services, for our internal office use as well as for hosting of documents and other files. This means that internal documents and information generated by us are stored in cloud services hosted by Google and Wix outside of the EEA.
Retention of your data
The length of time that your data will be kept may depend on the reasons for which we are processing the data and on the law or regulations that the information falls under. Subject to the exercise of your rights as described below, we will normally store personal data for up to 7 years.
EU citizens have many rights under EU data protection legislation. These include:
Right of Access
You have the right know what information we hold about you and to ask, in writing, to see your records. We will provide the details as soon as possible, but this may take up to 30 days. You can request this by email to using the subject line 'Right of Access Request'.
Right to be informed
You have the right to be informed how your personal data will be used. This policy, is intended to provide you with this information.
Right to withdraw consent
Where we use your data based on your consent, you can withdraw that consent at any time. To do this, email using the subject line 'Right to withdraw consent request'.
Right to restrict processing
In certain situations, you have the right to ask for processing of your personal data to be restricted because there is some disagreement about its accuracy or legitimate usage.
Right of erasure
In some cases, you have the right to be forgotten (i.e. to have your personal data deleted from our database). Where you have requested that we do not send you marketing materials, we will need to keep some limited information to ensure that you are not contacted in the future.
Right of rectification
If you believe our records are inaccurate, you have the right to ask for those records concerning you to be updated. To update your records, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any complaints about the way in which we have used your data, please get in touch with us by email