Privacy Policy

Bluechip respect your right to privacy and comply with our obligations under the Data Protection. The purpose of this Website Privacy Policy is to outline how we deal with any personal data you provide to us while visiting this website. By visiting this website, you are accepting the terms of this Website Privacy Policy. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such, and we are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of these other websites.

1. Types of Information Collected

We retain two types of information:

(a) Personal Data

This is data that identifies you or can be used to identify, contact you or process requests on your behalf and may include your name, address, email address, detailed financial information, user IP addresses in circumstances where they have not been deleted, clipped or anonymised, telephone number, and billing and credit history information. Such information is only collected from you if you voluntarily submit it to us or have authorised us to obtain it.

(b) Non-Personal Data

Like most web sites, we gather statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate basis of all visitors to our web site. This Non-Personal Data comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as demographic information regarding, for example, user IP addresses where they have been clipped or anonymised, browser types and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our web site.

2.Purposes for which we hold your Information

(a) Personal Data

We will process any Personal Data you provide to us for the following purposes:

(i) To provide you with the goods or services you have ordered;

(ii) To contact you if required in connection with your enquiry or to respond to any communications you might send to us

(iii) To send various promotional material such as monthly newsletters.

(b) Non-Personal Data

We use the Non-Personal Data gathered from visitors to our website in an aggregate form to get a better understanding of where our visitors come from and to help us better design and organise our website.

3. Cookies

Bluechip website uses "cookie" technology. A cookie is a little piece of text stored by the browser on your computer, at the request of our server. We may use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests and to save your personal preferences so you do not have to re-enter them each time you connect to our website - our cookies are not available to other websites. You are always free to decline our cookies, if your browser permits, or to ask your browser to indicate when a cookie is being sent. You can also delete cookie files from your computer at your discretion. Note that if you decline our cookies or ask for notification each time a cookie is being sent, this may affect your ease of use of this website.

4. Disclosure of Information to Third Parties

We may provide Non-Personal Data to third parties, where such information is combined with similar information of other users of our web site. For example, we might inform third parties regarding the number of unique users who visit our web site, the demographic breakdown of our community users of our web site, or the activities that visitors to our web site engage in while on our web site. The third parties to whom we may provide this information may include potential or actual advertisers, providers of advertising services (including web site tracking services), commercial partners, sponsors, licensees, researchers and other similar parties. We will not disclose your Personal Data to third parties unless you have consented to this disclosure or unless the third party is required to fulfil your service order (in such circumstances, the third party is bound by similar data protection requirements. We will disclose your Personal Data if we believe in good faith that we are required to disclose it in order to comply with any applicable law, a summons, a search warrant, a court or regulatory order, or other statutory requirement.

5.Sale of Business

We reserve the right to transfer information (including your Personal Data) to a third party in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of our company provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of the Web Site Privacy Policy and provided that the third party only uses your Personal Data for the purposes that you provided it to us. You will be notified in the event of any such transfer and you will be afforded an opportunity to opt-out.


Your Personal Data is encrypted and held on secured servers with our hosting providers. The nature of the Internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. However, we will take all reasonable steps (including appropriate technical and organisational measures) to protect your Personal Data.

7.Updating, Verifying and Deleting Personal Data

You may inform us of any changes in your Personal Data, and in accordance with our obligations under the Data Protection Acts on the Protection of Individuals with regard to the Processing of Personal Data and on the Free Movement of Such Data, and any implementing and/or amending legislation as may be adopted in Ireland from time to time, we will update or delete your Personal Data accordingly. To find out what Personal Data we hold on you or to have your Personal Data updated, amended or removed from our database, please contact Bluechip. Any such data subject requests may be subject to the prescribed fee.

8. Bluechip Profile

Bluechip provides registered members with the option of creating a personal profile. A profile includes your personal information, treatments done, purchase history. Registered members' profiles can be seen by Bluechip clients who offer treatments in matching categories and locations.

Registered Members can elect to delete their Profile. Deleting a Profile from the My Account area of the site will mean it is no longer accessible to the registered member. Please note that deleted Profiles may still be stored by Bluechip in testing or backup systems for a period of time.

All information provided when creating a Profile including name, email address, telephone numbers, purchase history are used for the purposes of facilitating registered members treatment search efforts.

Bluechip reserves the right to disable or delete a Profile at their sole discretion.

9. Email communications from Bluechip

Bluechip also provides you with selected information about Bluechip software and related topics in our email newsletter Bluechip News Update. This free service is sent to registered users and provides the option of opting out of receiving these. Bluechip may also make you aware of additional products and services which form part of your relationship with Bluechip.

10. Storage & Security of Personal Information

Bluechip takes all reasonable steps to ensure the security of our system. Bluechip allows you to access your information at any time to keep it accurate and up to date. Any information which we hold for you is stored on secure servers that are protected in controlled facilities.

In addition, our employees and the contractors who provide services related to our information systems are obliged to respect the confidentiality of any personal information held by Bluechip. However, Bluechip will not be held responsible for events arising from unauthorised access of your personal information.

You can also play an important role in keeping your personal information secure, by maintaining the confidentiality of any password and accounts used on the Bluechip site. Please notify us immediately if there is any unauthorised use of your account by any other Internet user or any other breach of security.

11. Feedback

Bluechip welcomes ideas and feedback about all aspects of the site. Bluechip stores feedback that users send to us. This feedback will be used to administer and refine the service and may be shared with Bluechip partners either in aggregate form or with specific identifying characteristics removed.

12. Changes to the Website Privacy Policy

Any changes to this Web Site Privacy Policy will be posted on this web site so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any time we decide to use Personal Data in a manner significantly different from that stated in this Web Site Privacy Policy, or otherwise disclosed to you at the time it was collected, we will notify you by email, and you will have a choice as to whether or not we use your information in the new manner.

13. Cookie Policy

To give you the best possible website experience, this site uses cookies. Continuing to use the Bluechip website means you agree to our use of cookies. This document (anchorlink to cookie policy ) explains “what cookies are” and the types of cookies Bluechip uses on our websites.

What are cookies?

A "cookie" is a text file that websites send to a visitor's computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor's browser or to store information or settings in the browser

Does Bluechip use cookies on its websites?

Yes. BLuechip uses cookies on its websites to enhance the website and provide services and functionality to its users. You may restrict or disable the use of cookies through your web browser; however, without cookies, you may not be able to use all of the features of the websites.

What types of cookies are used on our website?

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential in order to carry out a transaction or request initiated by you. Strictly necessary cookies are essential for the use of the features on Bluechip.

Functional Cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you have made in order to provide functionality for your benefit. For example, functional cookies allow the website to remember settings specific to you, such as your country selection and persistent logged-in state if selected by you.

Analytic Cookies

These cookies allow us to collect data relating to your use of the website, including the content on which you click while browsing the website, in order to improve the performance and design of the website.

These cookies may be provided our third party analytic tool provider but are only used for purposes related to our websites. We use Google Analytics to analyse how Bluechip is used

Targeting Cookies

These cookies remember information regarding your use of the website so that we can serve promotional and other targeted information to you on our website.

How do I disable or remove cookies?

Each type of web browser offers ways to restrict and delete cookies. For more information on how to manage cookies visit the appropriate link below.