Privacy policy

Effective Date: 1 January, 2015

This website (the “Daon website”) is operated by Daon Inc. (“Daon”). Daon has created and adopted this Privacy Policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices relating to the Daon website In order to fully understand your rights, we encourage you to read this Privacy Policy and to consult our Terms of Use in our Legal Statement. Daon complies with the U.S. – E.U. Safe Harbor framework and the U.S. – Swiss Safe Harbor framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from European Union member countries and Switzerland. Daon has certified that it adheres to the Safe Harbor Privacy Principles of notice, choice, onward transfer, security, data integrity, access, and enforcement. To learn more about the Safe Harbor program, and to view Daon’s certification, please visit

In compliance with the US-EU and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Principles, Daon commits to resolve complaints about your privacy and our collection or use of your personal information.  European Union or Swiss citizens with inquiries or complaints regarding this privacy policy should first contact Daon at 11911 Freedom Drive, Suite 900, Reston, VA 20190 or email

Acceptance of Privacy Policy

By using the Daon website and services, you signify acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with or you are not comfortable with any aspect of the policy, you should discontinue use of Daon’s website. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. If we make any material changes we will notify you by email (sent to the e-mail address specified in your account) or by means of a notice on the Daon website prior to the change becoming effective. We encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices.

Information & Uses

Each time you visit the Daon website, both personal and non-personal information may be retained by us. Personal information includes information that could identify individuals, such as names, addresses and e-mail addresses. If during your visit to our site you complete an order form, enter a request or submit other information to us, you may provide us with personal information. The specific purpose for collecting this information is to provide you with products or services, to bill you for products and services you request, to market products and services which Daon thinks may be of interest to you, or to communicate with you for other purposes now and in the future. Out of respect for your privacy, you may choose to stop receiving our marketing emails by following the unsubscribe instructions included in these emails, or by emailing us at


If you choose to share pages from our site with a friend, we will ask you for your friend’s name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. Daon does not store this information.

Information Sharing

We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy policy. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

We may provide your personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as shipping your order or offering customer services. These companies are authorized to use your personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.

We may also disclose your personal information as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process; when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.

If we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of our assets, you will be notified via email and/or prominent notice on our website of any change in ownership or uses of personal information, as well as any choices you may have regarding your personal information.

IP Addresses

We may use your IP address (this is the specific designation of your computer assigned automatically when you use the Internet) for the specific purpose of helping to diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. Your IP address will also be used and retained to help identify you and to gather general demographic information. When you visit a particular web page in the Daon website, Daon servers log your IP address for this purpose.


A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a user’s computer for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies on this site. We do not link the information we store in cookies to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site.

We use both session ID cookies and persistent cookies. A session ID cookie expires when you close your browser. We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate our site.

A persistent cookie remains on your hard drive for an extended period of time. We set a persistent cookie to store your passwords so you don’t have to enter it more than once. Persistent cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance their experience on our site.

If you reject cookies, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of our site, such as contests or surveys, will be limited. The use of cookies by third parties is not covered by our privacy policy. We do not have access or control over the use of these cookies.

Web Beacons / Gifs

We and our third party advertising partner employs a software technology called clear gifs (a.k.a. Web Beacons/Web Bugs), that help us better manage content on our site by informing us what content is effective. Clear gifs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to track the online movements of web users. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, clear gifs are embedded invisibly on web pages and are about the size of the period at the end of this sentence. We do not tie the information gathered by clear gifs to our customers’ personally identifiable information.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. As no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you transfer the data at your own risk. However Daon will endeavour to use appropriate security measures including firewalls and monitoring.

Dissemination to Third Parties

Communicating via the Internet and sending information, products, and services to you by other means necessarily involves your personal information passing through or being handled by third-parties, but Daon will not sell or distribute without your permission your personal information to third parties for the purpose of allowing them to market products and services to you.

Links to 3rd Party Sites

Our Site includes links to other websites whose privacy practices may differ from those of Daon. If you submit personal information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policy of any website you visit.

Social Media Widgets

Our website includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button [and Widgets, such as the Share this button or interactive mini-programs that run on our site]. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it.

Removal of / Alteration to Information

If your personal information changes, or if you wish to delete inaccuracies or update it, please email us at We will respond to your request to access within 30 days. You can request the removal of your personal information from our database so you will not receive future communications by sending a letter or e-mail to the address listed below.


Daon UC
IFSC House,
Custom House Quay,
Dublin 1,

Tel: +353 1 818 1640
Fax: + 353 1 818 1699

Data Retention

We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.

Contacting the Website

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this website, or your dealings with this website, you can contact Daon at