1. Privacy Statement
This website is maintained by the Office of Public Works. The Office of Public Works fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear and explicit permission.
Any personal information which you volunteer will be treated securely and confidentially in accordance with the Data Protection Acts 1988-2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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.
2. Collection and use of personal information
This website does not collect any personal data, apart from information that you volunteer, when providing feedback or subscribing to be notified about a consultation for example.
Any information you provide in this way is used only for its specified purpose. For other types of information collected relating to website visitors see below.
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
What we use the information for
We use this information to analyse the usage patterns of the website in order to improve the website’s effectiveness. 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 information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party unless explicitly stated (see Google Analytics section below), or obliged to disclose such information by a rule of law.
4. Further Information or to make a request
If you are concerned about how personal data is processed via this website, please do not hesitate to bring such concerns to our attention. To do so, you can contact the Office of Public Works Data Protection Officer at email@example.com.
5. Glossary of technical terms used
The piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Chrome and Opera.
The identifying details for your computer (or your internet company’s computer), expressed in internet protocol code (for example 192.168.72.34). 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.