This statement relates to our privacy practices in connection with the website www.f1inschools.ie.
We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites to which we may link.
F1 in Schools is run in Ireland by the Irish Computer Society. The project aims to help change inaccurate perceptions of engineering, science and technology by creating an exciting learning environment for young people to develop informed views about careers in these disciplines.
ICS SKILLS is the skills and certification division of the Irish Computer Society and it is ICS SKILLS which manages F1 in Schools. ICS SKILLS is the trading name of ECDL Ireland. ECDL Ireland is a registered charity formed for the purposes of promoting and certifying ECDL in Ireland. ICS SKILLS runs F1 in Schools on a not for profit basis.
ICS SKILLS fully respects your right to privacy and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear permission. Any personal information which you volunteer to us will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 & 2003.
ICS SKILLS collects two types of personal information via its websites:
Personal information provided in this way is not made available to any third parties, and is used by ICS SKILLS only in line with the purpose for which you provided it as described below.
Information collected for this purpose is collected via a form (or forms) explicitly described as newsletter subscription forms. Subscribers are given control over their subscriptions and can opt out or modify their details at anytime. The sole purpose for which this information is collected is the distribution of F1 in Schools newsletters.
This information is collected through the registration pages of the website www.f1inschools.ie and through pages accessed by your teacher and Team Manager.
This information is collected for many purposes:
Under no circumstances will ICS SKILLS provide the personal information of any candidate or subscriber to a third party. Summarised, statistical data, which cannot be used to identify any individuals, may be provided to other agencies.
You have a right to be given a copy of your personal data which you may have supplied via this website. To exercise this right, you must write to ICS SKILLS at the address below, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
You should include any personal identifiers which you supplied earlier via the website (e.g. Name; address; phone number; e-mail address). Your request will be dealt with as soon as possible and will take not more than 40 days to process.
You also have a right to have inaccurate information corrected. If you discover that ICS SKILLS holds inaccurate information about you, you have a right to instruct us to correct that information. Such an instruction must be in writing or via e-mail. A request will be dealt with as soon as possible and will take not more than 40 days to process.
In certain circumstance you may also request that data which you have supplied via the website be deleted. To exercise this right you would generally be expected to identify some contravention of data protection law in the manner in which ICS SKILLS processes the data concerned.
If you are concerned about how personal data are processed via this website, please do not hesitate to bring such concerns to the attention of Tom O'Sullivan (email@example.com).
Technical details in connection with visits to this website are logged by us for our statistical purposes. No information is collected that could be used by us to identify website visitors. The technical details logged are confined to the following items:
ICS SKILLS will make no attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual. It is the policy of ICS SKILLS never to disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party other than the web statistics service provider unless obliged to disclose such information by a rule of law. The technical information will be used only by ICS SKILLS, and only for statistical and other administrative purposes. You should 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 & 2003.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
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