Counterpoint Wholesale (Ireland) Limited (“Counterpoint”) respects the privacy of every individual who visits our web sites. The following sets out our policy in respect of such data and how it is handled.
Counterpoint is the controller of the processing of all personal data collected through the Website. Counterpoint respects your privacy and complies with the provisions of the Irish Data Protection Acts. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”), the data controller is Counterpoint Wholesale (Ireland) Limited with its registered office at 25-28 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1.
We may collect and process the following data about you:
  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.www.counterpointireland.com. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services.
  • We may also ask you for information when you enter a competition or promotion sponsored by Counterpoint, and when you report a problem with our Site.
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
  • Details of your visits to our Site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the resources that you access.
Counterpoint does not collect or process personal data through the cookies placed by Counterpoint. Counterpoint only processes personal data that a user voluntarily provides to Counterpoint, by means of registering on the Website for a service provided by the Site. This information may include such user’s first and last name, e-mail address, and date of birth and country of residence
Our database is held securely and any information you submit may be used in the following ways:
  • To better understand your needs and how we can improve our products and services
  • Contact you in connection with competitions or promotions you have entered
  • Study the behaviour of visitors to our site
  • Contact you from time to time with offers and other information we think you may be interested in.
Third party web sites accessed from this web site may be governed by privacy policies and practices that differ from this Policy. You are encouraged to familiarise yourself with the privacy policies of each site you visit prior to disclosing any personal information.
If for any reason we need to transfer your personal information outside the European Union for a specific purpose, we will ensure it is kept as private as it is in the Ireland. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
On visiting the site, Counterpoint may store information in the form of a cookie on your computer. This allows us to track your usage of the site, although we will not monitor your use of individual pages. By changing the settings in your web browser, you can establish that you will be given notice if a cookie is stored on your computer. By changing settings, you can also establish that your browser does not accept cookies from this Site. However, if your browser does not accept cookies from this Site, you may not be able to access or use all features of this Site.
Like most organisations, Counterpoint’s web server automatically collects and aggregates information about your visit including, but not limited to, your IP address, service provider, browser type and operating system. This information does not personally identify you and we analyse this aggregated information only in order to optimise your experience and enhance the time spent with us online.
From time to time, we may make changes to this policy and no personal information provided by you under the terms of this policy will be used in a manner that is materially inconsistent with it without your prior written consent.
We may disclose your personal information to any member within the Britvic PLC group of companies, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined under the Irish Companies Acts.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If Counterpoint or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Counterpoint, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of €6.35 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you. Counterpoint Wholesale (Ireland) is a company registered in Republic of Ireland with its registered offices at 25-28 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1.