Who we are

Our website address is: https://shamrave.ie.

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 anonymized 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: https://automattic.com/privacy/. 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.

Contact forms/Ticket sales 

  • Personal information, such as your name and address etc.– What data is collected? When you complete the various screens needed to place an order on tickets.ie, enter a competition, sign-up for our regular newsletter, contact us with a support query etc, you type in and submit various personal details.
    What is it used for?  The details you enter are used to carry out the requested operation, such as ordering tickets etc as outlined above.
    shamrave.ie uses this personal information to support the ticket ordering process and may contact you regarding offers from time to time if you have agreed to receive them. We may also use your personal contact details to get in touch with you (by email, telephone or by post) if necessary, in relation to orders you may have placed with tickets.ie
  • Financial Information, such as your credit/debit card number, expiry date etc.– What data is collected? The basic credit/debit card details you entered when ordering tickets are securely processed by Paypal. Please see https://www.paypal.com/ie/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full
    Your financial information will never be shared with third parties (excluding in the manner outlined above) without your express prior consent.
  • IP address: In common with many other sites, tickets.ie systems use your IP address to manage your visit to our website. It is also used in our processes to prevent fraud and to gain insight into the shamrave.ie audience location. We also use large-scale IP address information from large numbers of users to ensure our technical systems operate correctly and to investigate any failures which may occur.
    Cookie: shamrave.ie uses cookies to keep track of your progress through the ticket purchase progress. We also use cookies to determine whether you have entered your password to log into the site and to record certain preferences which will assist us in presenting content of interest to you.
    Operating system/browser type: We also use large-scale analysis of operating system and browser type data to ensure the tickets.ie website is kept up to date with what our customers are using and works correctly.



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 recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), 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.