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Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to Privacy

Our Privacy Policy was developed as an extension of our commitment to combine the highest quality products and services with the highest level of integrity in dealing with our members and the public. This Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our site and our products and services. This statement will be continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices and our members' needs.

What Information do we Collect?

When you visit our website you may provide us with two types of information:

  • Personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis, and
  • Statistical web site use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse through our website(s).

Many of our interactive features require that you use your email address (for example when joining a mailing list) which is then stored in a file so that you are included in a list of recipients. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.

If a User wishes to access the Members' Area of the website, the information collected when the User signs up to the Members' Area includes date of birth, teacher number, roll number and surname. The User consents where necessary to the passing on of their sign on information.

How do we use this Information?

Broadly speaking, we use personal information for the purposes of providing online services to members such as sending news, updates, notifications, press releases and so forth. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our website and new services we think you will find valuable.

The channels of communication are developed and managed under our traditional trade union standards designed to safeguard the security and privacy of our members' personal information. In addition, each communication includes an opt-out feature which enables you to remove your email address from our mailing list(s).

Similar to other websites, our website utilizes a standard technology called 'cookies' and Web server logs to collect information about how our website is used. Information gathered through cookies and Web server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent on our website, and the websites visited just before and just after our website. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated with you as an individual.

Information collected assists us to design and arrange our web pages in the most user-friendly manner and to continually improve our website to better meet the needs of our members.

Sharing Information with partners and third parties

Except as provided for in this Privacy Policy, we do not sell, share or otherwise disclose personal or website information with partners or third parties, unless the explicit consent of the User has been received.

External Links

The Site contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practice of security practices or the content of such sites.

Security

This Site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission we make our best effort to ensure its security on our own system.

How Can You Access and Correct Your Information?

You may request access to all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our database by emailing info@into.ie. In the vast majority of cases, this information will state that a particular email address is on a list of email recipients, or that an email address is on a database of email addresses which the online fora uses for authentication.

Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information

We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so; in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights.

Your Consent

By using our website you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on our website to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it.

Contacting the Site.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, or the security practice of this Site you can contact feedback@into.ie.