Ireland’s Homes Interiors & Living Magazine Privacy Policy


This privacy policy sets out how Ireland’s Homes Interiors & Living Magazine uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

Ireland’s Homes Interiors & Living Magazine is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Ireland’s Homes Interiors & Living Magazine may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st May 2018.


We collect the following information for our monthly newsletter:

  • First name
  • Email address

What we do with this information:

First name and email address are securely stored with Mailchimp, our preferred newsletter distribution partner, so you may receive a personalised email containing your first name. You can view their privacy policy by following this link.


We collect the following information for our magazine subscription:

  • Subscriber name, address and phone number
  • Recipient name, address and phone number
  • Who should receive the subscription renewal letter

What we do with this information:

We send a renewal letter and form to the requested recipient before the subscription ends.

We may share your personal data with a third-party auditing organisation (ABC) so they can verify aggregated statistics about circulation and usage of our products or review our policies, processes and procedures for compliance with relevant standards. You can view their privacy policy by following this link.


We collect the following information for our monthly competitions:

  • Name, address, postcode and phone number
  • Email address

What we do with this information:

We securely store your information until the competition draw takes place. Address details are used to forward the prize to the competition winner. The first name, surname and town or county of residence of the winner is printed in the competition winners section of the magazine. Once the competition is drawn all entrant details are destroyed. We securely retain competition entries as proof of consent for a period of 12 months if the entrant asks to be added to the newsletter mailing list.



We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.


Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Ireland’s Homes Interiors & Living magazine PO Box 42, Bangor, Co Down, BT19 7AD.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


We collect the following information from our customers and suppliers:

  • Customer/Supplier Name
  • Customer/Supplier Address
  • Customer/Supplier Email Address
  • Customer/Supplier Contact Number
  • Customer/Supplier Bank Details

What we do with this information:

These details are securely stored with Access UK Ltd, our Cloud Hosting provider, enabling
Ireland’s Homes Interiors & Living to receive and make payments from/to customers and suppliers. 

How this information is secured:

  • Username/Password Access. 
    • at least 8 characters
    • at least 1 upper case character
    • at least 1 lower case character
    • at least 1 numerical character
    • at least 1 special character (e.g. !@#$%^&*)
    • SQL Database – Salted Hash.
    • Data encrypted both in transit and at rest.

You can view their privacy policy by following this link.