(Last updated September 2017)
For any queries about the processing of information on the BordBia.ie website please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. This statement relates to our privacy practices in connection with this website. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such. Some technical terms used in this statement are explained at the end of this page.
Privacy and personal information
Bord Bia respects your right to privacy, and does not collect any personal data about you on this website, apart from information which you volunteer (for example by e-mailing us or by using our online feedback form). Any personal information which you volunteer to Bord Bia will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 & 2003. Any information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties, and is used by Bord Bia only in line with the purpose for which you provided it.
Collection and use of tracking information
In accordance with normal practice, we record every visit of this site. This information is used to improve the operation of the service and to provide statistical information about the use of the site.
Technical details in connection with visits to this website are logged. Bord Bia does not attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate the technical details listed below with any individual. You should note that these 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.
Details logged include the following items:
- The date and time of every visit to an individual page
- Each page visited in the site on such a visit
- Your IP/network address
- The type of web browser used by the website visitor
- The device used by the website visitor
Bord Bia may make these technical details available to companies under the control and direction of Bord Bia in order to provide analysis of advertising and website traffic. These other companies may be supplied with or have access to this information solely for the purpose of providing these services to us or on our behalf.
Bord Bia website uses Google’s remarketing technology. This allows us to display relevant ads based on what pages on the Bord Bia website you have viewed. The advertising will be displayed using cookies. This cookie doesn't record any personal information or identify you personally.
Google has its own independent data protection policy which can be accessed here (https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/).
Facebook Conversion Tracking Pixel
Bord Bia may from time to time use Facebook Advertising, Facebook Pixel Re-Marketing, and communications. This tool allows Bord Bia to understand and deliver ads and make them more relevant to you. The collected data remains anonymous and Bord Bia cannot see the personal data of any individual user.
Internet Explorer: windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/change-internet-explorer-privacy-settings#1TC=windows-7
Google Analytics: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Glossary of technical terms used
The piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples are Chrome, Safari Internet Explorer/Edge FireFox and Opera.
URL is the acronym for Uniform Resource Locator -- a way of specifying the precise location of a page or other piece of information on the Internet.
A number (for example 192.168.72.34) which identifies a device connected to the internet. Every device connected to the web has a network address, although the address may not be the same every time a connection is made, depending on how you access the internet.
Simple text files, placed on your device by a web site in an area controlled by your web browser. Cookies act as a "memory" for the web site and can be used for a wide variety of purposes.