This statement relates to our privacy practices in connection with this website.

We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such. Some technical terms used in this statement are explained at the end of this page.

General statement

Bridget Haren fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect or publish any personal information about you through this website without your clear permission. Any personal information which you volunteer to Bridget Haren will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 – 2003 and compliant with GDPR.

Collection and use of personal information

Bridget Haren does not collect any personal data about you on this website, apart from information which you volunteer (for example by e-mailing us, by using our online feedback form, signing up for our newsletter, by making a credit card purchase, by making a credit card booking and logging into Phorest online booking system to make an appointment). By using any of these services may require us to process personal information such as name, email, telephone number and address. Any information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties, and is used by the Bridget Haren only in line with the purpose for which you provided it.

Newsletter Sign up

On this website you have an opportunity to sign-up for the business Newsletters. Bridget Haren informs customers regularly by means of a newsletter about enterprise offers. The enterprise’s newsletter may only be received by the data subject if (1) the data subject has a valid e-mail address and (2) the data subject registers for the newsletter shipping.

We use Mailchimp to disseminate our monthly newsletter. This is a third-party service and you will have signed up for the monthly newsletter via a form on our website, which will have passed your name and e-mail address to Mailchimp via a secure channel. By virtue of them storing your Personal Data, Mailchimp are therefore considered a Data Processor. The Mailchimp privacy policy is available here

We have no intent or interest in sharing your Personal Data with other services, other than the above. If we were thinking of doing so, we would ask you first.

Collection and use of technical information

This website uses temporary “session” cookies which enable a visitor’s web browser to remember which pages on this website have already been visited. If you use the ‘Remember me’ option when logging in to the Bridget Haren website, a cookie is placed on your computer with an encrypted id to remember your credentials. No other information is stored in this cookie. Visitors can use this website with no loss of functionality if cookies are disabled from the web browser. Technical details in connection with visits to this website are logged by our internet service provider for our statistical purposes. No information is collected that could be used by us to personally identify website visitors. The technical details logged are confined to the following items:

  1. the IP address of the visitor’s web server
  2. the top-level domain name used (for example .ie, .com, .org, .net)
  3. the previous website address from which the visitor reached us, including any search terms used
  4. Google analytics which shows the traffic of visitors around this web site (for example pages accessed and documents downloaded)
  5. the type of web browser and operating system used by the website visitor.

Bridget Haren will make no attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual. It is the policy of the Bridget Haren never to disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party (apart from our internet service provider, which records such data on our behalf and which is bound by confidentiality provisions in this regard), unless obliged to disclose such information by law. The technical information will be used only by Bridget Haren, and only for statistical and other administrative purposes. You should note that technical details, which we cannot associate with any identifiable individual, do not constitute “personal data” for the purposes of the Data Protection Acts, 1988 – 2003.

Complaints about data processed via the website

If you are concerned about how personal data is processed via this website, please do not hesitate to bring such concerns to the Bridget Haren by contacting us using the appropriate details on our Contact Us page.

Third Party Websites

This privacy policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy, information or other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any website to which this website contains a link. The inclusion of a link on the website does not imply endorsement of the linked website by us.

Additionally, we may provide you with access to third-party functionality that permits you to post content to your social media account(s). Please note that any information that you provide through use of this functionality is governed by the applicable third party’s privacy policy, and not by this privacy policy, and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.


This Privacy Statement may change from time to time, and any changes to this Policy will be posted on the website and will be effective when posted. As your use of the Bridget Haren website is subject to your acceptance of this Privacy Statement, and any amendments thereto, please review the Privacy Statement each time you use this website.

Your Rights
1.      Right to be Informed:

You will be provided with “fair processing information”, which will be completely transparent about how we gathered and will use your data. We will also notify you about any third party processors with whom we share your Personal Data, along with the reason for doing so.

2.      Right of Access:

You have the right to confirmation that your personal data are being processed and get access to a copy of your personal data and any other supplementary information.

3.      Right of Rectification:

You have the right to have your personal data corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

4.      Right to Erasure:

You have the right to have your personal data deleted from our systems in the following situations:

  • When you withdraw consent
  • Data deletion is to comply with a legal obligation
  • Where the data was unlawfully processed
  • Where it is no longer necessary
  • Where you object to the processing
  • Where the personal data is processed to offer “information society services” to a child

We may have grounds to refuse such deletion requests for the following reasons:

  • Exercise the right of freedom of expression
  • For public health purposes in the public interest
  • To comply with legal obligations
  • The exercise or defence of legal claims
  • Archiving purposes in the public interest
5.      Right to Restrict Processing:

You can request that we no longer process your data, but that we can still store it.

6.      Right to Data Portability:

You can obtain and reuse your personal data for your own purposes, without hindrance. We will provide the data to you in a structured and widely used machine readable form. We will also, at your request, pass your information directly to a competitor of ours, but we cannot be expected to provide it as a specific direct input to their electronic processing systems.

7.      Right to Object:

You have the right to object to any direct marketing from us. We will immediately cease any such marketing upon request (via an unsubscribe link at the bottom of the direct marketing e-mail).

8.      Rights in relation to Automated Decision Making and Profiling:

We do not carry out any automated decision making or profiling activities.


Glossary of technical terms used

Web browser: The piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples are Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and Opera.

IP address: The identifying details for your computer, or your internet company’s computer, expressed in “internet protocol” code (for example Every computer connected to the web has a unique IP address, although the address may not be the same every time a connection is made.

Cookies: Small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a web site. Cookies can be read by the web site on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or a unique identification number so that the web site can “remember” you on your return visit. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the web site.