This policy establishes how The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will use information we gather about you from your visit to our website. The privacy of our customers is of utmost importance to us. We fully respect your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear permission.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.
Collection and Use of Technical Information
We may collect and store general information for statistical purposes. For example, we may count the number of visitors to the different pages of our website to help make them more useful to visitors. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
- the Internet domain (for example, 'xcompany.com' if you use a private Internet access account, or 'yourschool.edu' if you connect from a university's domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website
- the type of browser and operating system used to access our site
- the date and time you access our site
- the pages you visit
- if you visited this Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht website from a link on another website, the address of that website
In short the technical information will be used only by The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, and only for statistical and other administrative purposes.
Collection and Use of Personal Information
The information that you provide on The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht websites will be used only for its stated purpose. By sending us an e-mail message, you may be sending us personal information such as your name, address, and e-mail address. We may store your name, address and e-mail address in order to respond to your request or otherwise resolve the subject matter of the e-mail.
The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht will make no attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate technical details 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.
Contacting the Data Protection Officer
The Data Protection Officer for DCHG can be contacted as follows:
Data Protection Officer
Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
23 Kildare Street
Fore more information on DCHG data protection, please visit www.chg.gov.ie/help/legal-notices/data-protection.