Privacy & Cookies Policy

Overview
Effective: 1st January 2015 TNMI The New Media Institute is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This webpage tells you the data protection and privacy practices for Tnmi.net, specifically:
  • What personally identifiable information is collected
  • Which organisation is collecting this information
  • How this information is used
  • Our policy on sharing this information
  • How we protect your information
  • How you can correct any inaccuracies in this information

Summary
Children (under 18s) are not eligible to use our services and should not submit any personal information to Tnmi.net

Tnmi.net does not actively track you as an individual.

Should you send us an email via the contact form, your name, email address and message will be emailed to us (as you would expect). This information is kept private. We will store this information within our own email system so that we are able to respond to you.

Should you comment on a blog post or web page on this site, then your name, email address, IP address and message will be stored in our website database (as you would expect). This makes your name, website address and comment (but not your email address) viewable by the general public on the website.

This website uses some cookies when you browse it. These are used to ensure proper running of the website, and also to help us improve your experience.

We do not use 3rd Party / Tracking / Advertising cookies.

NONE OF THE INFORMATION WE GATHER VIA COOKIES IDENTIFIES YOU AS AN INDIVIDUAL - IT IS ALL ENTIRELY ANONYMOUS

The cookies we use are detailed below:
CookieTypeDurationDescription
PHPSESSIDSessionEnd of user's sessionStores temporary information to enable site functionality. Automatically deleted when the user’s browser is closed.
viewed_cookie_policyPermanent1 yearRemember if the visitor has accepted/closed the cookie info bar.
wordpress_logged_in_[hash]SessionEnd of user's sessionIdentifies when the user is logged in, and who he is for most interface use.
wordpress_test_cookieSessionEnd of user's sessionTests whether or not the browser has cookies enabled.
wordpress_[hash]SessionEnd of user's sessionStores details for the admin area of the site.
Blocking / Deleting* Cookies
The majority of web browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari etc.) will allow you to block cookies from being installed on your device via your browser settings. These browsers will also allow you to delete* selected / all cookies currently installed on your device.

Depending on your browser, further information can be obtained via the following links:
- Firefox
- Internet Explorer
- Google Chrome
- Safari
- Opera

Mobile phone users may have to refer to their handset manual for details on how to block / delete cookies using their mobile browser.

Please be aware that blocking or restricting the use of cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

* Note that this will usually only remove any cookies currently installed on your device; you must also change your browser settings (see above) if you wish to prevent cookies being installed in future. Please be aware that deleting cookies already stored on your device may impact on the usability of our website.
Which organisation is collecting this information
Tnmi.net is a website owned by The New Media Institute, an Ireland-based business.
How this information is used
If you have chosen to share it with us, we use your email address to contact you in reply to your message, or to send you our newsletter. If you have entered your email address to leave a comment on the blog, it is used to identify your comment, however it is not displayed on the website or shared with any third party.

We may also use your email to help resolve issues or disputes, for example if you tell us that you cannot see any of your posts on the website, we would probably search our database using your email address to help diagnose the problem.
Our disclosure of this information
We do not share your personal information or email address with third parties.
Email opt-out
Just like you, we hate spam. We do not send you spam emails.

You may opt-out of our emails at any time. An ‘unsubscribe’ link is included in all of our email newsletters.
Protection of your information
Tnmi.net uses best endeavour to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information but we do not use encryption (such as SSL) or firewalls to further protect the information as it travels across the Internet. We do not believe that the personal information we collect warrants this level of security. It is important to be aware that there is no such thing as “perfect internet security”.
How to correct inaccurate information
Once posted, you cannot change or remove any comments you have submitted on our website pages and/or posts. However, if you would like to have this information removed please contact us and we will do this for you.

You should know that because of technical constraints, all information is never completely removed from our databases. Therefore, you should not expect that all of your personally identifiable information will be completely removed from our databases in response to your requests that it be removed. We will aim to remove all publicly-facing information.
How to contact us
Please use the contact form on this site to contact us.
Changes to the Privacy Policy
From time to time we may update this Privacy Policy in line with website changes that may affect the personal information we gather about you. It is assumed that you accept such changes if you continue to use the site and services. If you do not accept such changes then you should stop using Tnmi.net’s website and services, and contact us (details above) if you would like any information removed.