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Skillnet Ireland Privacy StatementSkillnet Ireland is committed to achieving the highest standards of compliance with the Data Protection Acts 1988 - 2018 (DPAs) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). As part of this commitment, we will ensure that your personal data is:

  • Obtained fairly and with your knowledge,
  • Used only for the purpose for which it was collected,
  • Handled and stored securely,
  • Kept only as long as is absolutely necessary, and 
  • Never shared with third parties without your consent

This privacy statement tells you about your privacy rights and sets out how we, as a Controller, collect, use, process and disclose your personal data relating to your interactions with us.  By visiting this site, you are agreeing to the terms of this privacy statement. If you are not happy with the contents of this statement and do not wish your information to be recorded, you may leave this site.

Collection and Use of Personal InformationSkillnet Ireland will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your consent, and you can access our website and utilise many of our services without providing any information. Before collecting it, we will let you know what we intend doing with your information so you can decide whether to furnish that information to us. However, if you do not provide us with your personal data, we may not be able to provide you with our services or respond to any questions or requests you submit to us. Where you volunteer information by emailing us or by using online feedback forms, such information will only be used in line with the purpose for which you provided it. Any personal information which you volunteer when you visit our website through e-mail alerts or when using our online feedback forms will be treated with the highest standard of security and confidentiality.
Your Rights Under the GDPR and DPA's, you have the following rights:

  • The right to be informed
  • The right of access
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erasure, (right to be forgotten)
  • The right to restrict processing
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to object
  • Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

How we use personal data we collect:

When you share your data with us, it will not be disclosed to any other third parties without your consent. We will store your personal data only for as long as necessary for the purposes and legal basis set out at the time of collection.Recipients of your personal dataYour personal data will only be shared with relevant Skillnet Ireland employees or third-party contractors in line your permissions as set out at the time of collection.Retention of your personal dataWe will store your personal data only for as long as necessary for the purpose(s) for which it was obtained. The criteria used to determine our retention periods include.

Security and where we store your personal data. We are committed to protecting the security of your personal data. A variety of security technologies and procedures are used to help protect your personal data from unauthorised access and use. Sharing Personal InformationSkillnet Ireland does not routinely share your personal information. In limited cases, we may be required to share your personal data to verify or validate certain information to administer a service to you or on your behalf. In these instances, we will inform you in advance about our data sharing processes.