The Western Development Commission is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the westerndevelopment.ie website and governs data collection and usage. The Western Development Commission is the data controller. By using the westerndevelopment.ie website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of your Personal Information
The westerndevelopment.ie website collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Westerndevelopment.ie also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.
There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by westerndevelopment.ie. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses. This information is used by westerndevelopment.ie for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the westerndevelopment.ie website.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through westerndevelopment.ie public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
Note: westerndevelopment.ie does not read any of your private online communications.
Westerndevelopment.ie encourages you to review the privacy statements of websites you choose to link to from westerndevelopment.ie so that you can understand how those websites collect, use and share your information. Westerndevelopment.ie is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites outside of the westerndevelopment.ie and westerndevelopment.ie family of websites.
Use of your Personal Information
Westerndevelopment.ie collects and uses your personal information to operate the website and deliver the services you have requested. Westerndevelopment.ie also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from westerndevelopment.ie and its affiliates. Westerndevelopment.ie may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.
Westerndevelopment.ie does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Westerndevelopment.ie or its partners may, from time to time, contact you about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In addition, westerndevelopment.ie may share data with trusted partners, to inform you of other products or services available from westerndevelopment.ie and its affiliates, to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to westerndevelopment.ie, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
Westerndevelopment.ie does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.
Westerndevelopment.ie keeps track of the websites and pages our customers visit within westerndevelopment.ie, in order to determine what westerndevelopment.ie services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within westerndevelopment.ie to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Westerndevelopment.ie websites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on westerndevelopment.ie or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of westerndevelopment.ie; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of westerndevelopment.ie, or the public.
The westerndevelopment.ie website use “cookies” to help you personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalise westerndevelopment.ie pages, or register with westerndevelopment.ie site or services, a cookie helps westerndevelopment.ie to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same westerndevelopment.ie website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the westerndevelopment.ie features that you customised.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the westerndevelopment.ie services or websites you visit. Please see our cookies page for further information.
Security of your Personal Information
Westerndevelopment.ie secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Westerndevelopment.ie secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
Westerndevelopment.ie will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Westerndevelopment.ie encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how westerndevelopment.ie is protecting your information.
Westerndevelopment.ie welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that westerndevelopment.ie has not adhered to this Statement, please contact westerndevelopment.ie. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.