Information Collected or Received
We fully respect your right to privacy in relation to your interactions with the Website and endeavour to guarantee to be transparent in our dealings with you as to what information we will collect and how we will use your information. Also, we only collect and use individual user details where we are legally entitled to do so. Information in relation to personal data collected by Irish entities is available on www.dataprotection.ie, the website of the Irish Data Protection Commissioner. Webwise Ireland has developed this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices of Webwise Ireland.
Most areas of this website can be accessed without providing any personal information. In those areas or services for which registration is required, eg newsletter subscription, AUP Generator, SID Map, Webwise will treat all personal data you provide as confidential and will use it solely for the purpose intended.
We may contact you in the following instances:
- For administration reasons related to the service to which you have contacted us for example in response to a question that you ask us.
- To provide you with information about our services, activities or online content. You should only receive e-newsletters or similar correspondence and updates from Webwise.ie if you have agreed to in response to any contact you have made with us, e.g. contact us form or resource order form.
- It will be made clear to you where you have these choices, for example, by providing tick boxes for you to decide whether you wish to receive e-newsletters. A valid email address, telephone number and name is required when a user contacts us via our website.
Users who are signing up to the Webwise newsletter need to supply a valid email address. You can opt out from receiving the newsletter at any time, there is an unsubscribe
Form Submissions/ Opt-ins:
Our websites can be used without the need for personal information, however, users who order Webwise resources will need to provide us with certain information. Services that currently require some form of personal data include:
- Online application and registration forms
- When ordering Webwise resources, users must provide the organisation they work for, job title or role, full name, address, telephone number and a valid email address, reason for ordering the resource, along with an optional comment. Only your name, organisation, address and telephone number will be forwarded to our third-party distribution company for processing and dispatch. Order details will be kept for a minimum of two years to enable us to order track how many orders we receive and adjust print numbers per annum. After this time, all personal data will be deleted.
- Applicants for the Safer Internet Day Ambassador Programme and the Youth Advisory Panel need to provide information detailing their motivations for joining the programme and contact details. Submission forms will be kept for a minimum of two years for reporting purposes, after which time they will be deleted.
We do our utmost to protect user privacy through the appropriate use of the security technology: we ensure that we have appropriate physical and technological security measures to protect your information; and we ensure that when we outsource any processes that the service provider has appropriate security measures.
However, Webwise also contains links to other websites, owned and operated by third parties. These third-party websites have their own privacy policies, including cookies. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites and your use of such websites is at your own risk.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. If there is a security breach, from malware or otherwise, which significantly compromises your data, Webwise will contact you within 72 hours of the breach.
What Are Cookies?
Webwise.ie uses information supplied by cookies to help understand the number of people who use the website, and how they use it, so that we can continuously make improvements to it.
You are always free to decline such cookies, if your browser permits, or to ask your browser to indicate when a cookie is being sent. You can also delete cookie files from your computer at your discretion. Please see links to the following websites for the procedures to follow to manage and delete cookies on your computer:
How to delete cookies in Mozilla Firefox
How to delete cookies in Google Chrome
How to delete cookies in Microsoft Edge
How to delete cookies in Opera
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Types of cookies we use:
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Use of Google Analytics
Accessing Personal Data
Users can view, amend or delete any data retained by Webwise Ireland upon request. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org to do so.
Content on Webwise
Content on Webwise is drawn from a wide range of sources – some of it in the form of external links and some through home-produced material. It should be viewed as general information and not specific recommendation or advice.
Before taking any action or decision based on Webwise content you should always seek professional guidance.Webwise does not accept responsibility for the views, advice and recommendations on the website. Consequently, we shall not be liable for any claims, losses, injuries, penalties, damages, costs or expenses arising from the use of the Webwise or its content.
In addition, we cannot guarantee that the website is free from viruses or other hardware or software contamination, or that the site is compatible with any computer system, browser or software.
All content is for personal use and the use of teachers, parents and students for the purposes of education. It may only be used for non-commercial purposes.Links to Webwise content are permitted without the need for prior written permission.However, Webwise reserves the right to withdraw that permission without explanation, if, in its own judgement, the use of such links is inappropriate.
Webwise provides many links to external websites. Webwise has no control over, and cannot be held responsible for, the content or privacy policies of these sites. Should you encounter unsuitable material on any of these sites email: email@example.com immediately.
As web addresses sometimes change, we cannot guarantee that a link that has been included on our site will always be accurate, current or available at the time of your request.
The content on this site is protected by copyright under Irish and European law. All materials may be downloaded and copied for non-commercial purposes only, provided that the source is acknowledged. The reproduction of material for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited. Material within the linked sites may also have copyright restrictions and this should be checked should you plan to use their content in any way.
The courts of Ireland shall have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any dispute arising from this website.