Privacy and Cookie Policy

IBC Privacy Policy

Intelligent Building Controls Limited (IBC) is a distribution company incorporated in Ireland. The purpose of this statement is to set out how we use personal information that you share, obtained by us when you register as a user of the services provided by IBC and by using the IBC website, you agree to this policy.

When you register and use the IBC website, you will be asked to provide certain personal information such as your contact details. We will store this data securely in our database on secure servers. We will use this data to fulfill our agreement with you.

We may use the information that you provide for:

  1. Registering you with an account on our website and administering our website services.
  2. Assessment and analysis (e.g. market, customer and product analysis) to enable us to review, develop and improve the services which we offer and to enable us to provide you and other customers with relevant information through our marketing programme. We may use your information to make decisions about selecting suitable products and technology for you; for example, automatically selecting products or services which we think will interest you from the information you have provided.
  3. We may inform you through a preference of contact details provided by you  (e-mail, telephone, text message, mail, or otherwise) about products and services (including those of other companies and organisations) which we consider may be of interest to you. If you do not wish IBC to use or share your information for marketing purposes, please let us know when registering and we will honour your decision.
  4. To assess the prevention and detection of fraud.
  5. Administering any prize draws or competitions you may enter.

We may give information about you to the following, who may use it for the same purposes set out above:

  • Employees and agents of IBC to administer any accounts, products and services provided to you by IBC now or in the future.
  • Agents who profile your data so that we may tailor the goods/services we offer to your specific needs.
  • To other organisations for the administration of prize draws and other competitions.

We may also disclose your information:

  • To anyone with whom we transfer or may transfer our rights and duties under our agreement with you.
  • If we have a legal duty to do so or if the law allows us to do so.

Links to external websites

This site may contain links to other websites. IBC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

It is important for you to protect against unauthorised access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to log out of a device when you have finished using a shared device.

Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect and how we use it.

IBC Cookie Policy

What are Cookies and what are they used for?

Cookies are small text files held on your computer. They allow us to give you the best browsing experience possible and mean we can understand how you use our site. Some cookies have already been set. You can delete and block cookies but parts of our site won’t work without them. By using our website you accept our use of cookies.

You may change your website browser settings to reject cookies. To learn how to disable cookies or opt out of their usage please visit www.aboutcookies.org. Please note, however, that some cookies are essential in order to shop on the Website and in the event you do reject cookies this may impair the functionality of the Website and may mean that you are unable to shop on the Website.

IBC App Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how IBC uses and protects any information that you voluntarily provide to IBC when you use our apps or visit our website. IBC is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. IBC may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time. This policy is effective from 25th August 2017.

App Privacy

Downloading our apps does not require any registration of personal information with IBC. IBC does not collect any data on you or your use of any of our applications after it is installed onto your mobile device. After installation, any physical data measurements recorded using the mobile device’s sensors is stored in the internal memory of the mobile device, unless otherwise transmitted voluntarily by the user to a third party through the data export feature. IBC apps do not require Internet permissions.

 

App Permissions Explained

Each IBC app requires different levels of permissions depending upon the sensors capabilities of each app. At most, the following permissions are required for the following purposes:

  • Location: to determine precise location via the GPS (for the GPS mode)
  • Photos/Media/Files: to save and/or read recorded sensor data
  • Storage: to save and/or read recorded sensor data
  • Camera: to control the camera flash (for the Stroboscope mode)
  • Microphone: to collect audio information (for the Sound Meter, Tone Detector, Oscilloscope, and Spectrum Analyzer modes)
  • Other: to control the camera flash and to prevent the mobile device from entering sleep mode while collecting data

Our Application may request to use certain sensitive permissions based on the Android Operating system these include:

CAMERA

Used for permissions that are associated with accessing the camera or capturing images from the device. This permission allows this application to capture the user’s photos of valves and equipment to embed within an email.

 

WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE

Used for permissions that are associated with the Android OS file storage system. This permission allows images captured from the camera to be saved to phone storage.

 

READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE

Used for permissions that are associated with the Android OS file storage system. This permission allows photos to be read and passed to the email client via the Application.