Storm Technology ("us", "we", or "our") operates www.storm.ie (the "Site"). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive/collect from users of the Site. This policy also covers other methods of interaction with Storm Technology, including but not limited to email correspondence, phone/video calls, social media, job applications and event registrations, unless superseded by a specific agreement between the relevant party and Storm Technology.
Information Collection and Use
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. E.g. signing up to Newsletters or Events, downloading information or other interactive features. Personally, identifiable information may include but is not limited to, your name, email address, postal address, phone number and IP address ("Personal Information"). We will only use your information to provide the relevant service or feature that you have requested and to manage your preferences. We may also gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry-standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our Site, newsletters and email subscriptions. You will have the ability to unsubscribe from any repeat communications at any time. Where we use your information to connect with you, we do so solely to reach out to new and potential customers on the grounds of legitimate business interest.
We may use third parties to help maintain the security and performance of our Site. To deliver these services we may need to allow the third party to process the IP addresses of Site visitors.
We may use third parties to help manage our marketing campaigns. To deliver these services we may need to allow the third party to process your Personal Information and preferences. For these types of services, your Personal Information may be transferred outside the EEA.
We try to be as open as we can be in terms of giving people access to their personal information. Individuals can find out if we hold any personal information by making a 'subject access request' to 'firstname.lastname@example.org'. If we do hold information about you, we will:
give you a description of it;
tell you how we obtained it and why we are holding it;
tell you who it could be disclosed to;
let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form.
If we do hold information about you, you can ask us to correct any mistakes or delete all copies of it by emailing email@example.com
We will only retain your personal data for as long as is necessary so that inactive personal data is deleted after a reasonable amount of time.
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, search terms used to get to our Site, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. We use this data to improve our site design and the services that we offer.
We operate and maintain an information security management system (ISMS) to control our information assets appropriately. Storm is fully certified to the information security standard ISO 27001.
Storm Technology has no control over and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.
Below is a list of cookies that we use on our websites. The types of cookies we use are always changing. Check back regularly to make sure you stay up to date. If you think we’ve missed a cookie, please let us know.
|_cf_bm||.calendly.com||30 minutes||Strictly Necessary||This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.|
|_cf_bm||.fonts.net||30 minutes||Strictly Necessary||This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.|
|ARRAffinitySameSite||.storm.hirehive.com||Session||Strictly Necessary||When using Microsoft Azure as a hosting platform and enabling load balancing, this cookie ensures that requests from one visitor browsing session are always handled by the same server in the cluster.|
|_cf_bm||.vimeo.com||30 minutes||Strictly Necessary||This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.|
|CookieScriptConsent||.storm.ie||6 months 2 days||Strictly Necessary||This cookie is used by Cookie-Script.com service to remember visitor cookie consent preferences. It is necessary for Cookie-Script.com cookie banner to work properly.|
|_cfruid||.calendly.com||Session||Strictly Necessary||Cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to identify trusted web traffic.|
|_ga||.storm.ie||2 years||Performance||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.|
|_gid||.storm.ie||1 day||Performance||This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.|
|_gat_UA-34667599-1||.storm.ie||1 minute||Performance||This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to.|
|_ga_CXEMGVLRQL||.storm.ie||2 years||Performance||This cookie name is associated with Google Analytics. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.|
|bcookie||.linkedin.com||2 years||Targeting||This is a Microsoft MSN 1st party cookie for sharing the content of the website via social media.|
|lang||.linkedin.com||Session||Targeting||There are many different types of cookies associated with this name. However, in most cases it will likely be used to store language preferences, potentially to serve up content in the stored language.|
|_gcl_au||.storm.ie||3 months||Targeting||Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across websites using their services|
|IDE||.doubleclick.net||1 year||Targeting||This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||.youtube.com||6 months||Targeting||This cookie is set by Youtube to keep track of user preferences for Youtube videos embedded in sites. It can also determine whether the website visitor is using the new or old version of the Youtube interface.|
|lidc||.linkedin.com||1 day||Targeting||This is a Microsoft MSN 1st party cookie that ensures the proper functioning of this website.|
|YSC||.youtube.com||Session||Targeting||This cookie is set by YouTube to track views of embedded videos.|
|test_cookie||.doubleclick.net||15 minutes||Targeting||This cookie is set by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to determine if the website visitor's browser supports cookies.|
|UserMatchHistory||.linkedin.com||1 month||Targeting||This cookie is used to track visitors so that more relevant ads can be presented based on the visitor's preferences.|
|bscookie||.www.linkedin.com||2 years||Targeting||Used by the social networking service, LinkedIn, for tracking the use of embedded services.|
|In_or||storm.ie||1 day||Performance||Used to determine if Oribi (Linkedin) analysis can be carried out on a specific campaign|
|DEVICE_INFO||.youtube.com||6 months||Performance||This cookie is set by YouTube to track view of embedded videos|