This is the privacy statement of Equita and it relates to our privacy practices in connection with our website. If we provide any external links to third party websites we have we are not responsible for its content or its privacy practices.
Equita respects the rights of users of our website and is committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with the Irish Data Protection Acts of 1988 and 2003 (the “Data Protection Acts”). We do not collect any personal data in relation to you on the website without your permission or otherwise in accordance with the Data Protection Acts.
Except in relation to certain specific features of our website, you do not have to provide us with any personal information (or personal data) to use our website. However, where you elect to give us your personal data through our website via online feedback forms or web email then we will treat your personal information in accordance with this paragraph.
The cookie information we collect may be used for the following:
The table below explains the cookies we use and why:
|Session cookies||These cookies are used to store session information. Web pages have no memories. Session cookies enable Equita to keep track of the movement of our users visiting the website from page to page so they do not get asked for the same information they have already given to the site. Session cookies are deleted when you close the browser.|
|Preference cookies||These cookies are used to store information about the type of browser used and which additional browser software is installed. They also store the preferences selected when personalizing the website, for example, preferred location, language or fonts. These preferences are remembered, through the use of the persistent cookies, and the next time you visit the site you will not have to set them again.|
|Form Values cookies||These cookies are used to store the information that you provide when completing forms and the save button is pressed. The stored data is only used to re-fill the form when you return to the same page.|
|Analytical cookies||These cookies help us to learn more about how you interact with our content so that we can better shape our site. They collect information about how the user uses our site, which site the user came from, the number of each user’s visits and how long a user stays on the site. This information does not record the individual user’s specific details and it is used to create web statistics usage at aggregated level.|
We may also use other similar technologies on our services, such as pixel tags and local storage. We use these technologies to do things like help us see what features are most popular, create a more personalized experience, and deliver relevant ads. Pixel tags (also called clear GIFs, web beacons, or pixels) are small blocks of code installed in or on a webpage, mobile app, or advertisement. These tags can retrieve certain information about your browser and device such as: operating system, browser type, device type and version, referring website, website visited, IP address, and other similar information. Local storage is an industry-standard technology that allows a website or mobile app to store and retrieve data on an individual’s computer, mobile phone, or other device.
Please note that by visiting Equita website you give us your consent to process your personal data as outlined in our Privacy Statement. Your consent is also provided to any assignee of Equita and/or any of its businesses. We inform all visitors who submit their personal data to us of these conditions by this Privacy Statement.
By visiting Equita website you do not disclose, nor do we collect, personal data on you. All that we may know about your visit may be limited to technical data such as:
Technical data gathered on the Equita website does not provide us with the personal data of the visitors to our website. This data may be used for administrative and statistical purposes and may be shared with our internet service provider. We may use this information to help us to improve the Equita website.
We take very seriously the security of this data and our obligation to protect your personal data under the Data Protection Acts to prevent unauthorised access to, or alteration or destruction of personal data in our possession. Under no circumstances will Equita distribute or sell any personal information to a third party for the purposes of selling third party products or services.
If we need to contact you by email or other form of communication may require third party products that may require third party providers to handle your personal information.
You have a right to be given a copy of any of your personal data held by us, in accordance with section 4 of the Data Protection Acts subject to certain exceptions. To request a copy of your personal data please contact us.
If we store any incorrect information about you which was originally submitted by you through this website, you have the right to have the data amended. Further, you have the right to have any information you have sent to us via the Equita website erased.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to gather statistics on our website. The statistics we gather help us to provide a better web service for the visitors. For more information on Google Analytics, please visit Google’s website.
Equita will make no attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual.
Please note that technical details, which we cannot associate with any identifiable individual, do not constitute “personal data” for the purposes of the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003.
All issues regarding the website www.equita.ie are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts and are governed exclusively by Irish law.
This is a live document and is under regular review. This policy was last updated in June 2017.