Hooke & MacDonald Asset Management

Data Protection & Privacy


This Privacy Statement is issued by the following Hooke & MacDonald companies:

  • Hooke & MacDonald Limited
  • Hooke & MacDonald Commercial Limited
  • Hooke & MacDonald Lettings limited
  • Hooke & MacDonald New Homes Limited
  • Hooke & MacDonald Resales Limited

We, Hooke & MacDonald of 118 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2 (see our Terms & Conditions for our incorporation details) and our directors and personnel, respect the rights of users of this website. You do not have to provide us with any personal information to use our website.  However where you give us your personal information, whether through the use of e-mail, web forms, telephone, fax, text (e.g. SMS, MMS etc) or other instrument for any purpose, we shall treat your personal information in accordance with the paragraph below titled 'Giving Us Your Personal Information'.


Web Browsing

By simply visiting our website you do not disclose, nor do we collect personal information about you.  From time to time, our internet service provider will provide internet traffic details to us, but in such circumstances this does not result in us receiving or collecting your personal information. The information we may receive may be limited to the logical address (or IP address) of your server, the top level domain name from which you access the internet (for example www.hookemacdonald.ie), the type of web-browser you use, the date and time you accessed our site and the internet address from which your visit originates. We will use this information to help us to improve our website. Cookies are not a feature of our website.

Words appearing in bold above are defined at the end of this privacy statement.


Giving Us Your Personal Information

Please note that where you provide us with your personal information (e.g. name, e-mail address, work address, phone (including mobile) and facsimile numbers and/or other contact information), through a facility provided on this website, directly to us by e-mail, fax or phone or through any other facility of contacting us (e.g. our Email Alerts service), enquiring of and/or booking viewings for properties listed with us, you consent to us storing your personal information for: (a) processing and administration of such information to perform all necessary actions to give effect to your request; (b) sending to you periodic information by way of post, telephone, SMS/MMS and/or e-mail, of our services and other relevant information; (c) where you explicitly consent, passing to and sharing with, a representative of Irish Mortgage
Corporation
(an independent broker) your personal information; and (d) passing your personal information to third parties where we believe that such parties may provide you with assistance in respect of the services we offer. 

Please note that your consent as noted above is provided to any successor or assignee of our business(es). We inform all persons who submit their personal information to us of these conditions by way of an auto-response e-mail and/or this Privacy Statement.  If for some reason these conditions are not communicated to you by auto-response e-mail, nevertheless you agree to the conditions in this privacy Statement (and our Terms & Conditions ) by your use of this website and such conditions shall remain applicable to you until modified by you informing us by e-mail to delist@hookemacedonald.ie that you no longer wish to receive communications from us. It is not possible to block the use of your information for a specific purpose.  By sending an e-mail to delist@hookemacdonald.com you will lose the opportunity of receiving our Email Alerts, details of our other services and those of third parties.

You are hereby notified of your right of access to, and the right to correct any inaccuracies in personal information we may hold about you which you may avail of by sending an email to privacy@hookemacdonald.ie.

We hope the above is clear and that you appreciate that we respect your right to privacy (just like we appreciate your business and continued support of Hooke & MacDonald). We are one of the few service providers in Ireland which informs you clearly of your rights under data protection law.  We trust that our honesty and integrity shall mean that you continue to trust us with your personal information, knowing that we will not use it for any inappropriate purpose(s). 


Glossary of technical terms used

web browser: The piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, Firefox and Opera. 
IP address: The identifying details for your computer (or your internet company’s computer), expressed in "internet protocol" code (for example 192.168.72.34). Every computer connected to the web has a unique IP address, although the address may not be the same every time a connection is made. 
Cookies: Small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a web site. Cookies can be read by the web site on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or a unique identification number so that the web site can "remember" you on your return visit. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the web site.


Copyright Notice

This page, like all material appearing on this website is the property of Hooke & MacDonald and may not be copied or reproduced in any form (e.g. hardcopy or electronically) and in any manner (including, for the avoidance of doubt, linking to our website) except with the written consent of Ken MacDonald, Managing Director, Hooke & MacDonald, 118 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2.  This paragraph does not in any way limit the Terms & Conditions for this website. Any and all breaches of Hooke & MacDonald’s intellectual property rights will be vigorously pursed through legal action, including obtaining of costs and damages, howsoever arising from any infringement.


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