BirdLife International is committed to protecting your privacy and security. Whenever you provide personal information, we will treat that information in accordance with this policy, current Data Protection legislation and Internet best practice.
The use of this site does not require you to disclose personal information unless you choose to give it for a specific purpose, such as data input.
If you do not want your information to be used in any of the ways listed you may leave the relevant tickbox blank.
Information collected on-line The Spring Alive data collection form invites you to provide contact information such as your name, e-mail address and the country where you live.
When your name and e-mail address are requested, unless otherwise specified, BirdLife International would like to hold details about you to send you further information about birds and nature conservation.
Children under 14 BirdLife will not collect online contact information from children under 14 years of age without prior parental consent or parental notification, which will include an opportunity for the parent to prevent use of the information and participation in the activity. Without prior parental consent, online information will only be used to respond directly to the child's request and will not be used for any other purpose. BirdLife International will not collect personally identifiable off-line contact information without prior parental consent.
BirdLife International will not entice children with the prospect of a special game, prize or other activity, to divulge more information than is needed to participate in the activity.
If you are aged under 14, please ensure you obtain your parent / guardian's consent before sending any personal information to this website.
Cookies A cookie is a very small text file that is placed on your hard drive by the server of a web page you visit. It is an individual label, which identifies you as a visitor - it cannot deliver viruses. Some of our cookies are generated automatically by the software we used to create parts of the site. Others are simply used to save time by automatically filling in any forms that you have filled in before. If you want to change any details you can simply type over any text. In the future, we may use cookie files to help personalise the site and help you experience it in the way that suits you best.
We do not use or honour third party cookies.
Links to third party websites The Spring Alive website contains hyperlinks to many other websites. This information is supplied in good faith in case it is of interest or use to Spring Alive website users. BirdLife International is not responsible for the content or functionality of any of these external websites - but please let us know if a link is not working.
Choice/opt-out This site provides users with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us at the point where we request information. This site gives users the following options for removing their information from our database should they wish to not receive any future communications: Write, phone or e-mail BirdWatch Ireland (check section 'Contact us').
Use of your e-mail address We will not e-mail you unless you ask us to do so. We will not share your details with anyone else.