How we use your information

This privacy notice provides information about the ways in “Gathering Heritage” collects, stores, shares or keeps personal information provided by our customers.

Using our website:

Our website has online cookies and the purpose of the cookies is solely to assist us in improving your website experience to ensure we provide relevant information in an easily accessible format.  Please see below for our Cookie Policy.

Audio and Image Uploads

As an individual you have permission to submit an audio upload to us via our website. You must complete the registration form providing details about you and the audio clip. It is your responsibility to make sure these details are correct and complete. Its is your responsibility to ensure the information is true, accurate, current and complete.

  • We reserve the right to reject any audio submission at any time.
  • We reserve the right to edit any audio upload prior to upload on our podcast channel.
  • We reserve the right to use the audio submission for any future purposes including commercial use.
  • We reserve the right to delete the audio submission after a period of time without notice to you.

By submitting your audio clip you subsequently give us permission to use the submission for non exclusive, worldwide, transferable permssion to : – use, copy, adapt, transfer, transmit rebroadcast and distrubute on our own and to third parties on a commercial or non commercial basis. We may also use the submission in materials for radio, tv, film, online, animations or in app promotions.

You are making a commitment that the material that you have submitted is the property of you and that is does not infringe on any intellectual property, copyright or trademarks.

Online Forms:

When a customer uses our “Contact Us”  function, a session cookie is created. This creates a unique identifier, ensuring that your details can only be attached to your application, guarding against fraudulent activity. The session cookies have a short lifespan and ‘time-out’ after a short period of time. The cookies are not logged by the Gathering Heritage and we do not retain a record. The information supplied by you to us is treated as confidential data and is never supplied to a third party. We will keep you contact information for the purposes of replying to  query.  We may send you occasional emails as a Gathering Heritage contributor. You can unsubscribe from these emails at any time by clicking on the link in the email footer.

Online Consent Form :

As a website user you have the right from 25th of May 2018 to request your personal information, delete your personal information and to unsubscribe from any future email marketing campaigns.


Emailing us:

Please be aware that it is the sender’s responsibility to ensure that the content of their emails is within the bounds of the law. Unsolicited material of a criminal nature will be reported to the relevant authorities and blocked.


As far as possible, we will not disclose personal data without consent.  We will not disclose your personal data to third parties except in instances where an individual has consented to the disclosure, or we are obliged by law to disclose the data. Third parties to whom we may disclose information include organisations such as An Garda Síochána.

Cookie Policy

What is a cookie:

A cookie is a small piece of data that may be stored on your computer or mobile device. It allows a website “remember” your actions or preferences over a length of time.
Further information on cookies can be found at

How are they used on this site:

This site uses 2 different types of cookie,

o    Session Cookies
o    Persistent Cookies
Session Cookies are temporary cookies that are not stored on your computer or mobile device. They are used as part of the registration process for financial security purposes. A session cookie is also used to remember your language preference when viewing the site. These session cookies are erased when you close your browser, or after 60 minutes of inactivity.
Persistent cookies are those placed on your computer or mobile device for a pre-determined length of time when you visit this site. This site only places cookies that are specific to this site.
Gathering Heritage uses Google Analytics to assist us in enhancing our website to ensure we provide relevant information in a easily accessible format.
Google Analytics Cookies used on this site
Cookie Name
Expiration Time
12 months from last visit
Used to distinguish visitors to site
10 minutes
Used to throttle request rate
_utmt 10 minutes Used to throttle request rate
_ _utma
12 months from last visit
Used to distinguish visitors and pages visited. Records a unique ID, the date and time of first visit, time of current visit nd total number of visits made
_ _utmb
30 minutes from last visit
Used to determine new sessions or visits. Stores the number of page views in current visit and start time of visit
_ _ utmc
Session cookie
Used to note that the visit has ended when browser is closed
_ _utmz
6 months
Records the site you may have linked to our page from. Only records data if you clicked on a link to our site from a different website

 Managing Cookies:

Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not. Different browsers make different controls available to you and so we provide links below to popular manufacturers’ instructions on how you can do this. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use (“third party cookies”), or those from specific websites.

 Changes to our Privacy Policy:

 This is a live document, under regular review. This policy was last updated in March 2019.