Privacy Policy | Mountain Ways Ireland

Privacy Policy


Mountain Ways Ireland fully respect your right to privacy and complies with all obligations under the General Data Protection Acts. This Website Policy Document shows how Mountain Ways Ireland deals with any personal data and information you share with us when you visit our website. By visiting the  website, you are accepting the terms of the Website Privacy Policy. This website  contains external links to other websites and Mountain Ways Ireland is not held responsible for the privacy policies of any other websites.

Images and Videos

By agreeing to this privacy policy and completing a booking form , clients give consent for any images taken on the day to be used by Mountain Ways Ireland to promote the company ideals through a variety of marketing mediums. (If you are not happy to have your image used, then please make this known to the walk leader on the day and we will endeavour not to take or use any photographs).

Types Of Information We Collect

If you complete a booking form or sign up for our newsletter ,or online blog depending on the individual form, we collect the following information – Name, email address, residential address ( country) gender, age, contact number while in Ireland, Emergency Contact Number, Dietary requirements and any other information that you share so that we may offer the best service possible. 

What We Use Your Information For

When you complete a booking form or sign up for our newsletter – this information is used to answer any questions you may have about Mountain Ways Ireland and to update you on future tours and events with us.

Also, if you complete a booking form – We use this information to finalise your booking as accurately as possible and to ensure your safety and comfort during your tour with Mountain ways Ireland.

How We Protect Your Information And Data!

When you book a tour with Mountain Ways Ireland and share your personal information with us, we use a range of high level security measures to ensure that this remains confidential.

We Have No Access To Your Card Details When You Make A Transaction

We use a secure server so that all supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway provider’s database (STRIPE/PAYPAL). 

We will only use the information and data you provide to us for its intended purpose. We have no control over the internet, apart from our own stringent security systems however it is important to understand that nobody including ourselves can ever fullyguarantee that any information you share will be 100 % safe.

Neither our mailing list nor any other data is shared with other organisations.

 How We Use Cookies

Cookies are used extensively and are common- place now on almost all websites that you will visit. To explain, Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

Cookies are used to compile anonymous data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. Mountain Ways Ireland’s website uses Google Analytics to gather statistics about visitors to the site and which pages are visited.

Its important that you understand that these statistics are anonymous.

For your information, you can choose to have your computer tell you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. Our Content Management System also uses cookies for its normal functions.

Mountain Ways Ireland Third Party Policy

We do not share your personal information with any outside parties.  This doesn’t include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, operating our business.

Be assured that we will only do this where these parties agree to keep this information confidential as part of their contract with us.

We may have to release your personal data where compliance with legal requirements is a necessity. We also reserve the right to enforce our site policies in order to protect our rights and the rights of other individuals in a manner that is safe and compliant with the law.

Anonymous,non-personal identifiable visitor information may be supplied to other parties for analytical ,marketing or other uses. 

Deleting Or Amending Data

In accordance with our obligations under the GDPR Acts, if you tell us,we will update or delete your personal data accordingly. To find out what personal data we hold on you or to have your personal data deleted or  amended from our database, please email it to us

Online Privacy Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline. Your Consent By using our website, you consent to our website’s privacy policy (this page).

Changes To Our Privacy Policy

We retain the right to make changes to our web privacy policy  ( in line with all current legislation) without prior consultation; these changes will be posted on this page together with Privacy Policy modification date.

Data Protection Officer Contact

If you have issue with anything outlined on our Privacy Policy you can contact the NI Data Protection Officer at:

Data Protection Officer
Department for the Economy
Massey Avenue