Inspiring the Future Ireland Website Data and Privacy Policy

This website is maintained by Inspiring the Future Ireland. Inspiring the Future Ireland fully
respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this
website without your clear permission. Any personal information which you volunteer will be
treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the
Data Protection Acts, 1988-2003.
This statement relates to our privacy practices in connection with this website. Some technical
terms used in this statement are explained at the end of this page.
Collection and use of Personal Information
This website does not collect any personal data, apart from information that you volunteer (for
example, when subscribing to our E-bulletin or submitting an e-mail enquiry through the
website). Any information you provide in this way is used only for the purpose for which you
provide it.

Information we Routinely Collect
We may collect the following information from each user of this site:
 Statistical information (IP address and hostname, web browser version, pages visited etc.).
 The previous website address from which you reached us, including any search terms used
 Other information submitted in forms, for example if you submit your personal details when
submitting a e-mail query or completing a form.
 The date and time you access our site

What we use the Information For
Any personal information you provide will be used only for the purpose supplied. We will neither
make attempts to identify individual visitors, nor associate the technical details listed above with
any individual. It is our policy never to disclose such technical information in respect of individual
website visitors to any third party unless obliged to disclose such information by a rule of law.
The technical information will be used for statistical and other administrative purposes only and
to help enhance our website and its usability.

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 –

Cookies are small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by
a website. Some cookies can be read by the website on your subsequent visits. The information
stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the webpage, or a unique identification
number so that the website can ‘remember’ you on your return visit.
Other cookies are deleted when you close your browser and only relate to the working of the
website. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can
be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the website

Cookies may be set in a number of places on this website. For example when you first visit this
website, you will see a message informing you about cookies. If you click the ‘Hide this
message’ button, a cookie will be set which records your preference.
Cookies from Google may be set when Google Maps are displayed on this website. Most
browsers allow you to turn off cookies or to customise your settings for cookies. To find out how
to do this, see the Help menu on your browser. Please note that if you turn off cookies or
change your settings, some features of this site may not work correctly.
If you are concerned about how personal data is processed via this website, please Contact Us.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.
(“Google”), to gather statistics on our website. The statistics we gather help us to provide a
better web service for the visitors. For more information on Google Analytics, please
visit Google’s website.
Google Analytics uses cookies to define user sessions, as well as to provide a number of key
features in the Google Analytics reports. This means that the cookies are linked to our website
domain(s), and we will only use that cookie data for statistical analysis related to your browsing
behaviour on our websites. If you choose, you can opt out by turning off cookies in the
preferences settings in your browser.  You can opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics
by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web
browser: Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

Links to External Sites
Articles on our website may occasionally include some useful links to other third party sites that
are not related to or maintained by Inspiring the Future Ireland. Please be aware that once you
click to one of these sites, you are subject to that site’s privacy policy and not to ours. You may
wish to review the privacy policy for each site you visit.

The contents of these pages are provided as an information guide only. They are intended to
enhance public access to information about Inspiring the Future Ireland its services and
supports. While every effort is made in preparing material for publication no responsibility is
accepted by or on behalf of Inspiring the Future Ireland for any errors, omissions or misleading
statements on these pages or any site to which these pages connect. Although every effort is
made to ensure the reliability of listed sites this cannot be taken as an endorsement of these

Inspiring the Future Ireland Logo
The Logo is the property of Inspiring the Future Ireland and may not be used by third parties in a
manner that implies that the user is acting on behalf of Inspiring the Future Ireland when they
are not, or where it is linked to aims and activities incompatible with those of Inspiring the Future
Inspiring the Future Ireland’s logo should be used for programmes or projects that are funded
wholly or in part by Inspiring the Future Ireland.  It should not, under any circumstances, be
used by a commercial company to advertise a product.

Written permission for use of the logo is required and will only be granted where a body/agency
is promoting programmes/projects fully or partially funded by the Inspiring the Future Ireland or
where Inspiring the Future Ireland is a contributor to a project/programme through either staffing
or facilities supports.
Contact TAP’s Communications and Community Network Officer when seeking permission to
use the logo.

Glossary of Technical Terms used
 Web Browser: A web browser is the piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples
are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera.
 IP Address: Your IP address identifies your computer (or your internet service provider’s
computer) in internet protocol code (for example 123.456.78.90). Every computer connected
to the web has a unique IP address, although the address may not be the same every time a
connection is made.