Who we are 

Our website address is: http://iancollerangolfacademy.ie. The  Ian Colleran Golf Academy is committed to complying with the Data Protection Act 1998, preserving and keeping safe any information you give to us via this website.  

This privacy policy sets out how Ian Colleran Golf Academy uses and protects any information you give when you use our website. If you leave our site and go to another site you will be subject to the privacy policy of that site. As we have no control over the terms of other third party websites. You should check the details of their privacy policy before continuing  

What personal data we collect and why we collect your data

 We collect the following data: 

  • Information that you provide when ordering goods from on our website including information provided when you register with us
  • Information provided voluntarily by you for example when you communicate with us by any means
  • Details of your visits to our site including pages viewed, location data, traffic data, browser usage and operating systems 

Why we do we collect it

We use your data to do the following :

  • Process your order
  • Manage your account
  • Monitor user traffic patterns to enable us to provide you with the improved shopping experience
  • Provide you with information that you have requested or that we feel may be of interest or use to you
  • Inform you about changes to our website or services
  • Information used when compiling mailing lists to inform you of any special offers or promotions
  • Your information will not be sold or passed to third parties 


If you register with us you will be asked to provide information about you such as your name, home address and the details of your credit card if applicable. You will also be asked for a telephone number and an email address to allow us to fulfil your order, advise you on your order status and inform you about any special offers and promotions available. 

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.  


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website. 


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. 

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

 When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

 If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day. 

Embedded content from other websites 

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.  

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. 

How long we retain your data 

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. 

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information. 

What rights you have over your data   

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. 

Additional information