We respect the privacy of visitors to this website (‘you’). Read
otherwise process your personal data.
data we process
grounds for processing
and transferring your data
rights regarding data processing
Irishracing.com is a website which provides comprehensive
coverage of Irish, British and Major International Horse racing 365
days a year. With its main features such as the latest local and
international news, individual reports and blogs from leading racing
journalists, our users can access this resource for horse racing
professionals and enthusiasts. More on this in our Terms
processing on irishracing.com only, and not to data processing that
might occur on other websites.
The owner of this website (‘we’,
‘us’, ‘our’) is:
When you browse this website, you may disclose personal
information. When your personal data is processed, you are considered
a Data Subject as defined under General
Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’). According to the GDPR, you are entitled to
exercise human rights and freedoms with respect to processing of your
We determine the purposes and means for
processing of your personal data on this website. Thus, we are
considered being a Data Controller over your personal data, as
defined under the GDPR. Being a Data Controller gives us the
opportunity to process your personal data, but also poses an
obligation to secure your data from all sorts of accidental or
When you browse our website, we may process
different categories of your personal data:
We process this information for the purposes
of enabling site functionalities and related services. Your IP
address might be processed for the purpose of determining your
approximate geolocation which may further be used for analytical
purposes and for presenting the content compliant to the relevant
laws in your jurisdiction.
Your PII is processed for authentication
purposes, to distinguish you from other users and to enable our
services to you. Your email address is used so we can communicate
with you about some changes regarding your account or our services,
when you contact us for technical support, to send you informative
content you prefer and for commercial communication purposes if you
subscribe for it.
Your PII may also be used if you choose to enter a competition organized on our website. The processing is necessary for competition sign-up, contacting the winner and delivering the prize.
If you would like to opt-out from email commercial
communication, please visit the UNSUBSCRIBE section of your personal
account at www.irishracing.com.
Also, unsubscribing is always possible via
unsubscribe option available at the bottom of each email containing
commercial communication content that you receive from us.
We may process your opinions, thoughts about
sport events and its participants in the blog section of the website
if you would like to provide and share your comments.
We obtain reports about traffic related to our
website for analytic purposes. Also, we are collecting reports that
show how many visitors from our website visited on partnering
websites or took part in gambling activities on partnering websites.
This information enables us to generate our revenues. We process this
information in an anonymised form and it is not possible to trace it
back to you.
Finally, we follow what you select in the
HorseTracking section of the website. This is necessary to provide
you content you would like to be informed about. Please be aware that
you can always change your preferences about preferred content.
We have the legitimate interest in using
personal data collected when you use this website. It helps us to
improve your overall user experience, develop content on our website,
secure and maintain website functioning, and prevent any potential
treats. Also, we use this type of data to measure and improve the
effectiveness of the advertising campaigns we implement on our
We may process your personal information on
the basis of your consent. When needed you will be asked to provide
us your consent.
Sometimes we might be obliged by relevant laws
to process your personal data as well.
When you visit our website, your browser will receive
cookies from us. Using cookies enables us to offer you the best
site functionalities, promote our products and provide content from
It is important for us that your data is kept
up to date and to be stored securely. We take necessary
technical and organizational measures to prevent accidental or
unlawful loss, steal or alteration of your personal data, as well as
unauthorized access, disclosure or use of your personal data.
We apply different levels of access control to
secure your personal data. Only appropriately authorized personnel
can access your data, in order to perform their job.
We may share your data with third parties who
help us to provide and develop our services (e.g. development,
marketing, analytics). Your data may also be shared with third parties - sponsors of the competitions which may be organized on our website, for the purpose of successful competition organization and delivering/paying out the prize.
They can process your personal data where
necessary, to perform delegated tasks. Only we can determine the
purpose and means of the processing of your data and decide which of
your data is going to be processed by third parties. Third parties we
collaborate with to process your data are considered being data
processors under the GDPR. Their processing activity is based on
relevant agreements, tailored to secure your data.
Also, please be aware that we can as well
share your data with law enforcement agencies and public authorities
where we are legally required to do so.
If we transfer your personal data outside the
European Economic Area (or in a country that is not considered to
have an adequate level of data protection) we take all measures to
ensure an adequate level of protection and appropriate safeguards are
in place as required.
If we transfer your data to the recipient
based in a country that does not provide an adequate level of data
protection we will enter into a Data Protection Agreement with the
recipient, that will include Standard Contractual Clauses issued by
the European Commission. This would oblige the recipient to provide a
level of security and data protection equal to that required by the
GDPR. As it would be necessary we will apply supplement measures to
protect your freedoms and rights granted by the EU Data Protection
As the data controller, we have an obligation
to protect your data and enable you to exercise your rights.
According to the GDPR you have the following rights:
If you would like to exercise your rights or if you have
any questions, please contact us on
If you feel that your personal data rights
have been breached, you have the right to lodge a complaint with your
local data protection authority. The relevant data protection
authority in EU Member States might be determined either by your
place of habitual residence, or the place where the alleged
You may also contact Danish Data Protection
Agency: Datatilsynet, Borgergade 28, 5, DK-1300 Copenhagen K.
This Policy can be modified from time-to-time.
You will be promptly notified if we make
modifications might be necessary if we launch new services, develop
new technologies or process your data for new purposes. Essential
modifications might affect your rights and obligations regarding
processing of your personal data and therefore you will be able to
review intended updates before they become effective.
Minor modifications may include organizational
do not impact your rights and obligations in connection with
processing of your personal data. By continuing to use our
modifications only, you accept to be bound by updated rules.