Cookies & GDPR
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our site works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our site. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR)
Data Protection legislative framework is applicable from May 25th, 2018.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies from 25th May 2018.it has general application to the processing of personal data in the EU, setting out more extensive obligations on data controllers and processors, and providing strengthened protections for data subjects. Although the GDPR is directly applicable as a law in all Member states, it allows for certain issues to be given further effect in national law. In Ireland the national law, which, amongst other things, gives further effect to the GDPR, is the Data Protection Act 2018.
From May 25th 2018, processing of personal data in the context of certain electronic communications (including, amongst other things, unsolicited electronic communications made by phone, e-mail, and SMS) is subject to both the general laws set out in the GDPR and the general law set out in the “e-privacy Regulations”
Bioactive collects and processes information about gym members. The Data Protection Act 1998 – onwards requires Bioactive to obtain your agreement before this can be done. In clicking Agree you are giving your consent for your personal and sensitive information to be processed under the rules of safeguards laid down by the 1998 Act. Bioactive has procedures in place to ensure that all information held about you will be dealt with confidentially, held securely and only processed in accordance with Bioactive’s notification to the Information Commissioner, who administers the Act. Bioactive may wish to contact you for marketing purposes, membership requirements and other purposes.