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Privacy Statement – InvertebrateIT

Last updated: This Privacy Statement was last updated on 24 May 2018.

The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to outline how AquaTT, as INvertebrateIT website manager, deals with any personal data you provide to us while visiting this website.


1.Types of data we collect and what we use it for

a. When you use the INvertebrateIT website: Like most websites, we gather analytical data collected on an aggregate basis of all visitors to the website. The data that we collect through Google Analytics is anonymised and is therefore not personally identifiable. If you don’t want your data to be collected by Google Analytics, you can opt-out through https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.


Our website uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on the website. A cookie is a small file of information which is sent to your computer when you visit a website. This file allows the site to recognise your browser and can be used to store user preferences. When you visit the website, we provide a cookie notification which informs you that we use cookies on this site. You can choose to accept cookies or not within your browser settings. Different browsers have different controls available to you. Typically, your browser will enable you to choose to accept, refuse or delete all cookies. Please select your browser below for further details.

b. Email subscription data we collect and what we use it for

INvertebrateIT provides e-news updates sent via email using the Mailchimp email marketing platform. Users can sign up to receive updates via the “subscribe to our news” link on the website homepage (eepurl.com/gaTCZL). This web page is hosted by Mailchimp. To sign up, it is required that you provide your email address, your first name and last name. Optionally, you may also provide further details, such as your organisation name and stakeholder group. Mailchimp’s privacy policy can be viewed here: mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/.

2. What we do with your data?

Aside from cookies, we do not collect, store or re-use any personally identifiable data as a result of your visit to this website. If this changes in the future, we will update this Privacy Statement accordingly. Your details will not be shared with any third parties, and all information is securely stored.


3. Right to complain to the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC)

If you wish to raise a complaint, you can contact us (dataprotection@aquatt.ie) in the first instance. If you are not satisfied, you can complain to the DPC or exercise any of your other rights pursuant to data protection legislation (www.dataprotection.ie).


4. Updates to the Privacy Statement

We may change this Privacy Statement. The ‘Last updated’ section at the top of this page indicates when it was last revised. Any changes to this Privacy Statement will become effective when we post the revised version on the INvertebrateIT website. Your use of the INvertebrateIT website and services following these changes means that you accept the revised Privacy Statement.


5. How to contact us

The data controller for the INvertebrateIT website and services provided through this website is AquaTT, located at Olympic House, Pleasant’s Street, Dublin 8, Ireland.

If you need to contact AquaTT with regard to any of your rights as set out in this Privacy Statement, all such requests should be made in writing by emailing Olivia Daly at dataprotection@aquatt.ie.