Privacy and Cookie Policy

Privacy Policy

Thank you for using our website, Sligo Hub. We value your privacy and appreciate that you trust us to protect that information. This Privacy and Policy explains what information we collect from you, why we collect it, and how we protect it. It also summarises your rights and tells you how you can exercise those rights, including by contacting Sligo Hub.

Third Party Websites

However, this policy does not apply to information about you collected by third party websites that we have links to or which are otherwise be accessible from our website. The information collected by these third-party websites is subject to their own privacy policies.

Who we are

The party referred to as “we” or “our” in this Privacy and Cookie Policy are the founders and managers of Sligo Hub, Val Robus and Kate McCarthy. We are private individuals resident in county Sligo who are working together to support and develop community activity, business development and tourism in County Sligo. We have no political or religious affilation. We don’t receive funding from any organisations other than the Website Sponsors and Advertisers.
If you have general question about the website or would like to update your marketing preference or make changes to your information, please go to the Contact Us page on this website to contact us.

How We Use Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. The cookie records your visit based on your computer IP address. It records information about your web usage but not personal data.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Information we may collect from you.

Comments Form

On the Comments Form you have the option to select that your name and email address will be held in our database for future use when you make comments. This information resides in secure databases on Irish hosting. We never share this information with other parties.

Contact Form

We don’t hold your name and email address on our website when you use our Contact Form. The information you submit here which includes your email address and a contact name, is forwarded to our email addresses: and until the end of the calendar year or 18 months before deletion.


When you make a payment using this website your contact details are held to process the order and deleted when the order is completed. If you have purchased a one year advertisement or sposonrship, for example, your details will be held for one year.

If you purchase a product your details will be held until the product is dispatched and received successfully.

Your banking details are processed via PayPal and are nor seen, processed or retained by this website

Add Event, Listing or Sponsorshipp

When you (or we, on your behalf) create an event, listing or sponsorship, contact information for the event organiser or business is kept in the website and also displayed to the public. We understand that the information you use is related to a business and not an individual and that you are authorised to display this information on a public website.


You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under Regulation (EU) 2016/679. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email ( us as soon as possible, at the website email address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


If you would like all information relating to you deleted from the website please email the request to

Sligo Hub