This privacy statement covers the site www.freeprizedraws.ie
Dataxcel Ltd is the registered owner of this site, trademarks and reserves all rights, IP and copyright to freeprizedraws.ie and fpd.ie at all times.
Dataxcel Ltd is the registered owner of the site Freeprizedraws and can be contacted as follows:
Data Protection Officer, Cloghala House, Cloghala, Dungarvan, Gowran, Co. Kilkenny, R95 CD62, Ireland
Freeprizedraws is committed to protecting your privacy rights at all times and recognises that your privacy and the protection of your personal information is important to you and we will ensure that your personal data is handled and maintained in a secure and data protection compliant environment at all times.
• the personal information we collect about you
• what we do with your information,
• who your information might be shared with, and • your rights.
Who we are:
DataXcel Ltd ('we' or 'us') is a company registered in Ireland with company number 480849. We are a 'data controller' and Data Processor for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1988 and 2003 and, after 25th May 2018, the General Data Regulation (EU) 2016/679 ("Data Protection Laws"), and we are responsible for, and control the processing of, your personal information.
Our Data Protection Officer:
We have an in house Data Protection Officer that can be contacted as follows: • Address :Cloghala House, Cloghala, Dungarvan, Gowran, Co. Kilkenny, R95 CD62, Ireland Ireland • Email: email@example.com
DataXcel Ltd is registered with the Office Of The Data Protection Commissioner in Ireland as a Data Controller and Data Processor Registration No: 11223/A
To obtain information on the legislation governing data collection and processing in Ireland Go To: www.dataprivacy.ie
Legal basis for processing your data.
Freeprizedraws will not use or share your personal information in a manner that differs from what is described within this Privacy Statement and within the registration opt-in statement without your prior consent. The following consent statement is prominently displayed before you can join Freeprizedraws.
We offer FREE To Enter Competitions and we have winners every week which we publish on the winner’s section of this site, by email and on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Our FREE competitions are supported by our Competition Sponsors.
By ticking the box you:
Agree to receive winner updates, new competition updates and third party offers from Freeprizedraws by email and where appropriate text. We do not share this data with any marketing brand so you will only receive emails or texts from Freeprizedraws.
Agree to receive offers by telephone from our selected competition sponsor partners who help us to provide Free to enter competitions and they will send exclusive offers that are relevant to you based on the data you provide us. You can view our competition sponsors Here and are within the following categories - Retail, Finance, Utilities, Telco's, Charities, Travel, Insurance, Automotive, Gambling or Lifestyle. Tick the boxes as appropriate below for other marketing contact preferences.
These third party companies fund our Free To Enter competitions and allow us to offer you Free Entry to all competitions with winners selected every week of the year.
Withdraw your consent in one click or update your marketing contact preferences.
To withdraw your consent or to update your marketing contact preferences go to the my preference page on Freeprizedraws or view your marketing preferences HERE Also note you can view your personal profile once you are logged in and can review the data we hold on your behalf and the competitions entered since you joined the site.
Once you register with Freeprizedraws you consent to Freeprizedraws, the sponsors of Questions on the registration form which are listed HERE and competition sponsors being able to send you communications via email, post, SMS or telephone, until such times as you exercise your right to opt-out of receiving such communications. Also you are giving your permission for us to share your information subject to your consent permissions to named third parties which you can view in the link below. At registration you have the option to opt-in to our Website Sponsors. Freeprizedraws Website Sponsors have their own privacy policies and some have their own opt-in statements, it is strongly recommended that you read and understand this information.
You can view a list of our website sponsors HERE
Who this applies to
This policy applies to individuals who have registered with Freeprizedraws and websites which Freeprizedraws provides prize draw services too. This policy was last reviewed: January 2018
What this applies to
We collect the information you choose to provide during your registration process and the information provided when entering prize draws, quizzes and competitions.
The purpose in processing your data.
We use your personal information collected via the Freeprizedraws.ie to:
- Provide you with information about new competions and weekly winner updates
- Emailing or to telephone winners to announce the good news
- Provide you with a more personalised service from the site
- Conduct market research on the competitions you would like to see on the site
- Run prize draws and promotions
- Pass on to selected companies, listed in our consent statement, to provide you with other offers and promotions relevant to the profile details you provided at registration. For example by giving us say your home insurance renewal month, an insurance marketing partner may contact you one month before your next renewal date to send you a more competitive quote than your existing provider.
- Help our competition sponsor partners to understand your profile and this way they can send you offers that may be of interest to you.
- Facilitate communication between yourself and others
- For analysis purposes or to build data products. In these instances, the information is aggregated and wherever possible anonymised in line with the Data Protection Commissioner’s code of practice. Again, these products are of a marketing nature.
Here is a summary of industry sectors that may contact you and you can view a list of brand names HERE.
Household Goods and Services
Travel and Leisure Pursuits
Electric, Gas, Water and Multi-Utilities
Fashion and Leisure Goods
Health and Welfare
Food and Drink Producers and Retailers
We may process your personal data ourselves or through data processors that will process data on our behalf (in which case we will remain responsible for ensuring the data processor complies with this policy and all current data protection regulations).
If we transfer data to a data processor outside of the EU, as may sometimes be necessary, for example when we send you emails our email deployment company may be based in a non EU Country and in such circumstances we get the Data Processor to comply with our Data Processing agreement and carry out relevant due diligence to ensure there data processing procedures are in line with EU legislative standards in order to protect and secure the data.
We are registered with the appropriate data protection authorities and comply with all data protection and industry regulations.
We have appointed a Data Protection Officer at Freeprizedraws to ensure our data collection and our use of data complies fully with the relevant data protection regulations in place and protects your rights at all times. If you have any queries or need further information on the data we hold on you do contact our data protection officer on firstname.lastname@example.org
We are also preparing our company in preparation for the new EU wide DP legislation expected to be released in May 2018
We will only use your personal data: - fairly and lawfully; - as set out in the Official Rules and/or this Policy; -to the extent necessary for these purposes.
Each questionnaire on Freeprizedraws is sponsored by a client. By giving a positive response and entering the questionnaire you are giving your consent for the sponsor / client to process the information you have provided and to send you information about products and/or services that may be of interest to you. The information you provide may be used, by Freeprizedraws and its Clients, to provide you with information and offers by email, Post, SMS, Mobile phone or Landline Telephone. If you would prefer NOTt to receive such offers, from Freeprizedraws, please indicate your preference by going to the my preference page http://bit.ly/XvJfzE
Co - Sponsors Brands
Freeprizedraws also work with sponsor clients where we share your data once you provide consent to do so. A list of the sponsor brands are listed on the consent statement and can also be viewed HERE
Commercially we aim to match your profile to relevant brand partner offers so the information you receive is relevant and within the context of your life stage and available purchasing power. For Example’ If you have provided your car insurance renewal data and have consented for third parties to contact you about one month before your renewal date we will work with third party brand partners to send you a car insurance quote tailored to your needs saving you time researching the market in full’
Your data may be provided to clients of Freeprizedraws to be appended to information they already hold about you for the purpose of contacting you with information about their products and services. When first contacting you these clients will seek your appropriate consent.
Ads that appear on freeprizedraws.ie
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Opting Out (Deregistration)
Should you wish to withdrawopt out of your data being used for these purposes, please go Here
Opting out at a later date
Once you have given your consent, you can however still control whether or not you continue to receive communications or see such advertisements from such third parties. You can unsubscribe or opt out from any communicatons from Freeprizedraws or any third party brand at any time and we have listed below the optons open to you.
You can withdraw your consent for postal marketing from anyone by adding your details to the Mail Preference Service. For more details please go to www.idma.ie
E-mail or SMS (text message)
You can unsubscribe from receiving e-mail or SMS marketing communications from any individual third party by using the instructions in any email communication such third party sends you (usually an ‘unsubscribe’ or ‘STOP’ link).
To withdraw your consent for telephone calls from LandLines from anyone you can add your name to the NDD which is maintained under contract by eir go HERE for more information
You can also opt out at any time from communications via any of the methods described above by e-mailing us email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that such opt-out will only apply to communications from those third parties with whom we have a business relationship. If you opt out this way, you may still receive communications from third parties with whom we have no relationship.
Social media and online
Retention and destruction of personal data
We will ensure that your personal data is not used unless it is accurate and up to date and we will not keep it for longer than necessary. Once it has been decided that the information is no longer needed it will be deleted promptly. The personal data, which we will use, is the information provided at registration and the data you provide when entering prize draws, quizzes and competitions and whether you have consented to be contacted by specified organisations. You may change your consents at any time – see the Official Rules.
Security and storage of your personal information
The Internet is not a 100% secure medium for communication and, accordingly, Freeprizedraws cannot guarantee the security of any information you send to Freeprizedraws via the Internet. Freeprizedraws is not responsible for any loss or damage you or others may suffer as a result of the loss of confidentiality of such information.
DataXcel Ltd may from time to time use third party suppliers to provide all or part of a service to you. DataXcel Ltd will only supply such of your personal information as is necessary to enable them to provide the relevant service to you. You should be aware that such outside service providers might be based in countries outside the European Union whose laws provide for a different standard of protection for your personal data than that provided under Irish law. In such circumstance DataXcel Ltd will have in place contractual arrangements or a Data Processing agreement which will require your data to be processed to a standard compliant with the Data Protection Legislation that exists in Ireland under the 1988 act, amendments ot the act of 2003 and the eprivacy regulations of 2011 and all future data protection legislation. DataXcel will not release your data to a non EU country with out processing proper due dilligence on the standards of data protection within the specificed country and always insist on proof of compliance with the Data Protection Act of 1988 and amendments to the act of 2003.
Your choices/options in relation to personal data
You have the right to: - obtain access to your personal data; - receive information about us and the purposes for which we process your personal data; - prevent processing which may cause you damage or distress; - object to direct marketing; - object to purely automated decision-making in certain cases; - you have the right to seek compensation through the civil courts for a breach of a data controller’s obligations; - ask us to correct any errors and/or delete the information we hold - opt out of any further contact. If you would like to amend/delete details or contact us in relation to the above, please contact using the contact us page.
We have appropriate security measures in place to protect against loss, misuse, or alteration of information that we have collected. We also require third parties with whom we share information to keep this information secure and work on a data processor agreement process with any third party data contractors.
IP Address & Cookies
We automatically collect your IP address and record the web page from which you originated if you are using the service’s website. Cookies are used to increase your security, not infringe on your privacy. In order to monitor, facilitate, administer and optimise the website and service for users and to earmark any possible technical issues that may arise within the website or the service.
We may use your IP address to help identify you, tend to any difficulties and to gather demographic and profile information. We also use the ‘cookies’ to collect information about your online activity on our website, such as the web pages you visit, the links you click, and the searches you conduct on our website. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your web browser
setting to decline cookies. If you choose to do this you may not be able to avail of some or all of the functionalities that the website or the service may offer. If you have any queries about this information:
Liability of DataXcel
Material displayed on the Website is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties. DataXcel will not be liable for interruptions to operations or any other interference, including technical interference, over which it has no control. Further, DataXcel does not accept responsibility for errors in the data you enter including your registration details. This includes, but is not limited to, submission errors caused by transmission failures; delays; typographical errors; telephone or network failures; computer, electronic, or Internet hardware or software failures: the inability of any site to accept all of DataXcel's data; and tampering. DataXcel does not provide any assurance or guarantee that you will win prizes in any draw, or at all.
Whilst DataXcel takes reasonable measures to detect and eliminate viruses from the Website, DataXcel cannot ensure that the website will be free from viruses and does not accept any liability in this respect. You are recommended to take all appropriate measures before downloading or accessing information from the Website including social media and search engine security meausres.
Users cannot knowingly use the site to introduce virus and Trojans
You must not misuse the Website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer or database connected to the Website. You must not attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. DataXcel will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and will cooperate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use the Website will cease immediately. DataXcel 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 the Website or use of any website linked to it. However DataXcel will take adequate measures from their end to ensure that such incidents do not occur.
Contact Our Data Protection Officer by:
Post: Data Compliance Dept, Freeprizedraws C/O Dataxcel Ltd, Cloghala House, Cloghala, Dungarvan, Gowran, County Kilkenny, Republic Of Ireland
By email: email@example.com
By Telephone: 00353 56 779 0295
Frequently Asked Questions
- Q. Do people actually win when they enter the competitions?
Yes they do! Free Prizedraws has free prize draws that close every week and month so we give away hundreds of free prizes to our members each year. Our winners page shows all the winners over the past few years who entered in all the various competitions that we have on the site. Free Prizedraws is a legitimate, regulated, fun and free to enter competition website.
- Q. So how do we know if we have won?
Once a winner has been pulled we email the winner within 96 hours. The email will arrive from firstname.lastname@example.org. To make sure that you receive this email, enter this address into your contacts to ensure you won’t miss the chance to win the fantastic prizes.
- Q. How do I claim my prize?
Once you have received an email from email@example.com you have to reply to it with the postal address that you sign up with. Once this is done and everything is correct your prize will be dispatched within the next 28 days.
- Tania Kokkaliaroglou won A €100 One4All Gift Voucher in February
- Ellie Young won €150 Penneys Vouchers in February
"Have a great shopping trip"
- Audrey Foley won €50 Topshop Vouchers in February