Information about us
www.parentsandbrands.com is a site operated by Mykidstime Limited (we, us or our). We are registered in Ireland under company number 433713 and have our registered office at 24 Oran Glen, Oranmore, County Galway.
Accessing our site
Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
Why we collect your data
When we ask you to give a name and email address e.g. to get our free reports, we are collecting this to be able to contact you. We store this data on our servers which are fully encrypted. We don’t divulge this personal data to any other third party.
When you sign up for our Newsletter, we add your name and email to our third party mailing list software. At the time of writing we use MailerLite for this purpose. MailerLite says their data storage centers are located in the European Union and that they have an information storage security certificate (ISO 27001), as well as the certificate of IT service management (ISO 20000). They also state that they are MailerLite GDPR compliant and have incorporated all the necessary controls and procedures for personal data processing security derived from the GDPR into their systems.
This data is shared with no other third party by MailerLite and used for our purposes only.
Cookies are digital files that websites (including parentsandbrands.com) use to save snippets of information on your computer or phone about your browsing experience. This information is given back to us each time you open a new page on our site and helps us to give you a more personalised experience, make it easier to find what you’re looking for and allow you to perform online bookings.
Cookies have been used by websites for many years, but EU law now asks us to inform you and confirm you are OK with this.
To manage your user login status during browsing sessions
To remember your most recent search criteria when searching our site (so we can redo the search for you when you return to the search page)
Access to your data
You can request access to your data to see what we have stored about you at any time. Please use our Contact Us form and choose Data request on the dropdown. When we receive your contact, we will arrange to show you what we have collected from you.
If you wish to remove yourself as a mailing list subscriber, click the Unsubscribe link on any of our emails and you will be automatically taken off. You can also contact us on via our Contact Us form, choose Data Request on the drop down and provide us with your subscriber email and we will remove you.
We promise to respond to any data or removal requests within 7 days.
You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:
in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation;
in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect;
for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way;
to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam); or
to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
You also agree:
not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt: any part of our site; any equipment or network on which our site is stored; any software used in the provision of our site; or any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged. You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
Reliance on information posted
Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. All visitors should undertake their own assessments and enquiries in relation to any services or offers mentioned on the site. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
Our site changes regularly
We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity;
any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for: loss of income or revenue; loss of business; loss of profits or contracts; loss of anticipated savings; loss of data; loss of goodwill; wasted management or office time; and for any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable.
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Information about you and your visits to our site
Viruses, hacking and other offences
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will cooperate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
Linking to our site
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Links from our site
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.
Jurisdiction and applicable law
Suspension and termination
immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our site;
immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our site;
issue of a warning to you;
legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach;
further legal action against you;
disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of these terms. The responses described in these terms are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please use our Contact Us form.
ParentsandBrands is a brand of Mykidstime Limited (we) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
Information we may collect from you
We may collect and process the following data about you:
information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.parentsandbrands.com (site). This includes information provided at the time of requesting further services, downloading reports and signing up for our mailings. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our site;
if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence;
details of transactions you carry out through our site; and
details of your visits to our site and the resources that you access.
Legal Basis for Collecting and Processing Your Data under GDPR
Under GDPR we collect and process personal data either through active consent because you allowed us to or because we had a legitimate interest to contact you.
IP addresses and Cookies
We may collect information about your computer for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us: to estimate our audience size and usage pattern; to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests; to speed up your searches; and to recognise you when you return to our site.
Where we store your personal data
If you consent to join our mailing list we use ActiveCampaign to send out our mailings. ActiveCampaign stores our contact list on servers in the United States.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential and you cannot share it with anyone.
Unfortunately, transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
A user is free to access the site without providing any information to us. If you choose to leave information or comment, we will respond to you, addressing and using your information only for the purposes for which you agree. Your right to privacy will be respected at all times by us.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
to provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
to notify you about changes to our service.
If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about goods and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you. If you are a new customer we will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this.
If you do not want us to use your data in this way or you would like to see what data we hold on you, please use our Contact Us form and choose Data Request on the dropdown.
Disclosure of your information
We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group. We will only disclose your personal information to third parties:
in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
if Mykidstime Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets;
We are committed to data security and have put in place appropriate procedures to safeguard any information we collect online. We use fully encrypted software.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You will consent at that time and we can only use your data if you have consented.
You can exercise your right to prevent such processing or to find out what data we hold on you by contacting us – please select Data Request on the dropdown on our form.