The privacy of visitors to innovationshowcase.ie is important to us. This statement is intended to be presented in a format that is as clear and readable as possible.
We may occasionally change this statement, so please review it from time to time. We last amended this statement on June 20th 2014.
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We do not automatically collect any personally identifiable information about you when visiting our site. We fully respect your right to privacy and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear permission. The exception to this is information which you volunteer to provide us (for example by e-mailing us or by using our online contact us form). Any personal information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties, save as required by law, and is used by localenterprise.ie only in line with the purpose for which you provided it. Any personal information which you volunteer to this website will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Act, 1998 and the Data Protection (Amendment) Act, 2003.
We do collect general statistical information about how often our sites are visited and by how many people. This information may then be used to develop and improve the service we provide to our customers. We collect:
- The IP address of your computer. This is a number automatically assigned to your computer when you use the web.
- The top-level domain name used (for example .ie, .com, .org, .net)
- Clickstream data which shows the traffic of visitors around this web site (for example pages accessed and documents downloaded)
- The type of browser used while accessing our site
- We also record the site that directed / linked you to our site.
We will make no attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual. It is our policy to never disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party (apart from our internet service provider, which records such data on our behalf and which is bound by confidentiality provisions in this regard), unless obliged to disclose such information by a rule of law. The technical information will be used only by localenterprise.ie, and only for statistical and other administrative purposes. You should note that technical details, which we cannot associate with any identifiable individual, do not constitute "personal data" for the purposes of the Data Protection Acts, 1988 & 2003.