Who we are

Connemara Mussel Festival operates connemaramusselfestival.com. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive from users of the site. By using the site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.



The security of your personal information is important to us. Our site is protected by an SSL certificate and hosted on secure servers that are compliant with European Data Privacy laws. However, remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


Online Payment Processing

We use PayPal to process all of our online ticket and product payments securely. Connemara Mussel Festival does not store any of your credit card information, this information is stored securely by PayPal. You can read more about PayPal’s privacy policy here.


What data do we collect

If you book an event or buy a product on this website we collect some personal data (your name, email, phone, address). If you book a ticketed event we hold your data so that door staff may identify you and so we may contact you in the event of a cancellation or change of time or venue. If you purchase a product from our site we hold your data for the purpose of processing your order. We do not collect or store any of your credit card information.

We do not share, distribute or sell your information to any third-parties. Your personal information is used only to identify you and communicate with you periodically with your permission.


How we store your data

We store your data on our website, which is built on the WordPress CMS. We update WordPress and all its plugins to their latest secure versions on a regular basis. Our site is protected by an SSL certificate and hosted on secure servers that are compliant with European Data Privacy laws.


Right to erasure

You have the right to request us to delete personal data that we hold about you. If you would like to request this please email us at connemaramusselfest@gmail.com.


Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site. This log data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyse this so we may make better decisions on how to improve your user experience on our website.



Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Like the vast majority of sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our site. We use cookies so that our ticketing selection, checkout pages and payment system function correctly, if you refuse to accept cookies then some of these functions will not work as expected.


Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 01-01-2019 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page. We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically.

Your continued use of this website after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.


Contact Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please email us at connemaramusselfest@gmail.com.