Privacy Policy

Who we are

The Rosslare Gallery, Strand Road, Rosslare Strand, Co. Wexford. Y35 R85V, Ireland takes your privacy very seriously.

This Privacy Policy sets out how we will use your personal information and who it may be shared with.

We reserve the right to alter and update this privacy policy from time to time. The date of updates will be displayed at the bottom of this page.

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 anonymised 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.


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 visit our login page, 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.

How long we retain your data

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

For users that register on our website , 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.

How will we use your information?

We may use your information in the following manner:

  • Provide information about our artwork and services to you.
  • Keep you informed about artwork, artist and events that we feel may be of interest to you.
  • Communicate with you. Carryout our obligations arising from any agreements entered into by us and you.
  • Keep our site safe and secure
  • Administer our site and any internal operations including, troubleshooting, statistics and survey purposes, analytics and research.

Who we share your data with

As appropriate our team will access your information for the purposes as described above.We will not share your information with any third party unless required to do so by law or if we feel such action is necessary to:

  • comply with legal requirements
  • protect and defend our rights or property or those of our users
  • to protect the personal safety of our users or the public