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What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Privacy PolicyWelcome Acornstar Privacy Policy Notice.

Acornstar’s Ltd private policy tells you how we look after your personal data when you visit our website or application.

When you’ve read this, you should be able to understand how and why we collect your personal data on this website, how long we keep it and your rights with respect to any personal data that we hold.

It is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data.

If you have any questions, or want to exercise your rights under the GDPR, please refer to the email/physical address supplied at the end of this document.

The purpose of the private policy

Our private policy aims to give you the information on how Acornstar Limited processes and collects your personal data including any data or information that you provide true our website when you:

  • Complete a call back or contact form on the website.
  • When you register on our site to do online training through our online portal or in person. this includes information that you may give us regarding yourself or employees are stuff at your company organization which may become our clients.
  • Arrive on our website from social media links or connections such as Snapchat LinkedIn, Facebook Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo, YouTube or advertisements on social networks or web platforms such as google or Facebook.
  • Sign up for free information or marketing materials
  • When you provide us with any personal information or data by any means.

Application permissions and Usage

Hosting and backend infrastructure


Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Device permissions for Personal Data access

  • Device permissions for Personal Data access

Personal Data: Camera permission, without saving or recording.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from enrolled users, learners or students in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when users, learners or students enrol or sing up to do a course on Acornstar’s website or within Acornstar’s newsletter or magazine, and in connection with other activities, services, features, or resources we make available.  Users, learners or students may visit our website anonymously.  We will collect personal identification information from users, learners or students only if they voluntarily submit such information to us.

Students can refuse to supply personal identification information but doing so this may prevent them from engaging in certain School related activities.

How we use collected information

Acornstar may collect and use users, learners or students personal identification information for the following purposes:

To improve customer service
Information you provide helps us respond to your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently.

To personalize user experience
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our users, learners or students as a group use the services and resources provided by us.

To send periodic emails
We may use users, learners or students email addresses to send them information and updates pertaining to their order. Users, learners or students email addresses may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, or other requests.

Sharing your personal information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Student personal identification information to others.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Acornstar has the discretion to update this Privacy Policy at any time. We encourage users, learners or students to frequently check this page for any changes.  You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By enrolling with Acornstar, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not enroll with Acornstar. Your continued enrolment with Acornstar following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Personal Data collected for the following purposes and using the following services:


Google Ad Manager and Google AdSense

Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data


WordPress Stats, Google Ads conversion tracking, Google Analytics and Display Advertising extension for Google Analytics

Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

Backup saving and management


Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Contacting the User

Contact form

Personal Data: company name, county, email address, first name, last name, number of employees, phone number, profession, various types of Data and website

Phone contact

Personal Data: phone number

Content performance and features testing (A/B testing)

Visual Website Optimizer and Google Website Optimizer

Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

Displaying content from external platforms

Google Fonts

Personal Data: Usage Data and various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Managing contacts and sending messages


Personal Data: company name, Cookies, country, email address, first name, gender, last name, phone number, Usage Data, username and various types of Data

Platform services and hosting

Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Registration and authentication Single Sign On

Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

SPAM protection

Akismet and VERSCaptcha

Personal Data: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service

Google reCAPTCHA

Personal Data: Cookies and Usage Data

Further information about Personal Data

Selling goods and services online

The Personal Data collected are used to provide the User with services or to sell goods, including payment and possible delivery.
The Personal Data collected to complete the payment may include the credit card, the bank account used for the transfer, or any other means of payment envisaged. The kind of Data collected by this Website depends on the payment system used.

Contact information

Owner and Data Controller

77 Camden Street Lower, Dublin 2, Ireland, D02 XE80

Owner contact email: