This Policy relates to privacy practices in connection with this website and delivery of the Data Summit event to be held on 15 and 16 June 2017.
The Department of the Taoiseach and Happening Conferences & Events are joint data controllers for the purposes of this Privacy Statement.
This policy and practices are in accordance with the Irish Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003, the UK Data Protection Act 1998 and ePrivacy SI 336 of 2011 (European Communities, Electronic Communications Networks and Services, Privacy and Communications Regulations 2011.
Information collected and use of personal information
The Department of the Taoiseach and Happening Conferences & Events do not collect any personal data about you on this website, apart from information which you provide for the purposes of registering to attend the Data Summit.
All registrations for the Data Summit are processed through the secure EventsAIR registration system delivered by Centium Software (data processor) on our behalf. EventsAIR integrates with many payment gateways in all global regions. These gateways assure that clients’ financial data is processed in the most secure fashion available and is backed up by detailed audit trails and accounting reports. All payments processed in relation to registrations for the Data Summit on the EventsAIR system are through Worldpay (data processor).
EventsAIR and Worldpay are fully compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI). Please visit www.eventsair.com (please note this brings you to a new website), www.worldpay.com (please note this brings you to a new website) and www.pcisecuritystandards.org (please note this brings you to a new website)for further information.
The Department of the Taoiseach and Happening Conferences & Events, are provided with the registrant’s name, organisation, position, email address, postal address and telephone number. This information is used solely as is reasonably required for the purposes of administration of the Data Summit. In certain circumstances, it may be necessary to provide your details to suppliers in connection with attendance at the Data Summit event, for example in relation to specific dietary requirements or health and safety considerations, and subject to contractual agreements and compliance with the Irish Data Protection Acts 1998 and 2003. In such circumstances, the information made available will be the minimum necessary and will be supplied strictly on condition it is only used for that purpose.
Any personal data which you provide is not shared or made available to any third parties save your express permission or in the event that there is a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or in order to enforce terms and conditions of the supply of services.
In the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, receivership or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of Happening Conferences & Events, the company reserves the right to transfer information (including your Personal Data) to a third party, provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of this Privacy Statement and provided that the third party only uses your Personal Data for the purposes that you provided it to us.
All Personal Data will be stored subject to appropriate technical and organisational security measures designed to protect against unauthorised or unlawful processing of Personal Data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, Personal Data. The Department of the Taoiseach and Happening Conferences & Events will take reasonable steps to ensure the reliability of any employees who have access to Personal Data.
Third Party Websites
Queries and Access to Personal Data
If you have any requests concerning your personal information (personal data) or any queries please do not hesitate to contact us:
|Department of the Taoiseach||Happening Conferences|
|Data Protection Unit
Department of the Taoiseach
Dublin 2, D02 R583
|Happening Conferences & Events Limited
57 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3, D03 A7PO
3 Wellington Park, Belfast BT9 6DJ
The Irish Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 and the UK Data Protection Act Data gives you the right to copies of the Personal Data we hold about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Acts. Any access request may be subject to a fee of €6.35/£10 to meet associated costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
If you wish to submit a Data Subject Access Request, please contact either or both of the Department of the Taoiseach or Happening Conferences & Events by email and/or post using the contact details provided above.
Data will be kept for no longer than is necessary for the primary purpose for which it was obtained.
Data will be retained for any period required by law and in line with departmental guidelines.
This website is hosted by Happening Conferences & Events. Happening Conferences & Events uses technology to track the patterns of behaviour of visitors to this websites. This can include using a “cookie” which would be stored on your browser or on the hard drive of your computer. You can usually modify your browser to prevent this happening. The information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you modify your browser settings.
Happening Conferences & Events uses this information to find out which features of the websites are most popular so that they can be developed in the light of the analysis of your usage. Happening Conferences & Events also uses the information generated so as to ensure that users have a more personal experience when accessing the website, particularly when visiting it on repeat occasions. As required by law, whenever a visitor visits this website they will be alerted to the fact that cookies are in use and asked to consent to their continued use. This consent may be implied from the visitor continuing to use the website.
Please note that cookies on the Data Summit website and the registration platform Eventsair will expire after 3 hours.
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