terms & policies
This website is the property of West Waterford Festival of Food, registered company number: 494828
All material on this website is copyright to West Waterford Festival of Food, and may not be reproduced without permission.
By visiting this website, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in our policies laid out here (including as updated or amended from time to time). If, for any reason you do not agree to the terms outlined, you should stop using the website immediately.
Claire Dalton is the CEO of the festival.
The Board of the West Waterford Festival Community is comprised of members of the local community who give their time on a voluntary basis:
Donal Connolly – Chairman
Paul Clerkin – Treasurer
Maire Flynn, The Tannery – Vice Chair
Grace O’Brien – Food Safety Officer
Barry Hannigan – Secretary
Louise Clark, Nude Food
Eunice Power – Chef, food writer
Dawn Horsam, Crews Restaurant
John Moloney, Former CEO Glanbia
Marie Quinn, The Moorings
Eamonn Lonergan, Knockanore Cheese
Michael J Walsh, Farmer
Pierce Flynn, The Park Hotel
Rob Whinnett, Blasta Wholefoods
Eamon Barrett, McKenna Guides
Nicola Crowley, Mezze Middle Eastern Food
West Waterford Festival of Food. respects your privacy as a visitor to our website. We recognise your need for us to explain what data we collect, how we collect it and what we do with this data. We will abide by the various data protection laws.
We will collect personal data such as name, address, email address, telephone numbers etc. Where it has been provided to us, for example via a contact form. We will only contact you if (a) there is a response requested by you, or (b) you have agreed to be sent marketing collateral.
Non Personal Data
We will also collect non personal data which we will ordinarily use for statistical purposes. This is to help us better understand customer and visitor patterns and to help us serve our customer needs on this website in the future. Examples of this non personal data include browser details, demographic data and statistics.
Data will be collected by monitoring Internet Protocol (IP) Addresses. This gives us details about your Internet Service Provider, and not you as an individual. As with many online businesses, we may also use an external statistics provider to analyse trends on this website (such as Google Analytics). We may also use non-personal data (such as statistics and demographics) when giving information on the website as a whole, for example to prospective advertisers.
You will be given the option to subscribe to our mailing list where we may contact you for marketing purposes. We will never pass these details on to any external third party, unless we have specific permission from you to do so. You may opt-out of our mailing list at any time.
Where you leave our website via a hyperlink to a different website, we cannot be held responsible for the contents of the external website.
Sale of Business
We reserve the right to pass on personal data if the business is sold.
Changes to Terms & Conditions
We reserve the right to update or modify these Terms and Conditions at any time without prior notice. For this reason, we encourage you to review these Terms and Conditions whenever you purchase products from us or use our website.
These terms and conditions do not affect your statutory rights as a consumer.
terms of sale
West Waterford Festival of Food Ltd. retains all rights of ownership to tickets until full payment has been received.
We use a third party storefront provider called Ecwid.
We accept payment online by PayPal and Stripe and utilise the terms of these third party services to accept payments. Your payment is processed via their fully authorised Payment Services which ensures that all your information remains totally confidential. In fact, we never see any of the card number ourselves.
Payment is taken as you place your order and if the payment does not authorise successfully, your order will not be successfully processed. Please check that you receive not only a confirmation of your order but also a confirmation of your payment by email. If you have not received one of these, your order may not be placed successfully.
West Waterford Festival of Food Ltd. reserves the right not to accept or to cancel any order once accepted, without penalty. We reserve the right to cancel events if required and in this instance paid ticket holders will receive a refund.
Any tickets purchased are non refundable.
Privacy & Your Information
Credit card numbers are not retained after payment has been received. We will not sell any of your personal information (name, email, addresses, telephone number) to any third party.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
You can find more information about the types of cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below:
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to browse our Website and use its features. The information collected by these cookies relate to the operation of our Website, for example website scripting language and security tokens to maintain secure areas of our Website..
Performance / Analytics
These cookies collect anonymous information about how you use our Website, for example which pages you visit most often, whether you receive any error messages, and how you arrived at our Website. Information collected by these cookies is used only to improve your use of our Website and never to identify you. These cookies are sometimes placed by third-party providers of web traffic analysis services. We use Google Analytics. For information on how Google processes and collects your information in regard to this product and how you can opt-out, please see here.
These cookies remember choices you make, for example the country you visit our Website from, your language and any changes you have made to text size or other parts of web pages that you can customise, in order to improve your experience of our Website and to make your visits more tailored and enjoyable. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and cannot be used to track your browsing activity on other websites.
Targeting or Advertising
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits and inferred interests in order to make advertising more relevant to you. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advert, as well as to measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. These cookies are usually placed by third-party advertising networks. They remember the other websites that you visit and this information is shared with third-party organisations, for example advertisers.
Most internet browsers are automatically set up to accept cookies. However, if you want to refuse or delete any cookies (or similar technologies), please refer to the help and support area on your internet browser for instructions on how to block or delete cookies. Please note you may not be able to take advantage of all the features of our Website, including certain personalised features, if you delete or disable cookies.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across our Websites, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
For more information on managing cookies, please go to http://www.allaboutcookies.org, or visit http://www.youronlinechoices.eu or http://www.aboutads.info which have further information about behavioural advertising and online privacy.
We reserve the right to revise this Cookies Policy at any time. When we do, we will post the change(s) on this Website. If we change the Cookies Policy in a material way, we will provide appropriate notice to you; however, we recommend that you review the most up-to-date version of the Cookies Policy periodically.