Privacy & Cookies

The Institute of Directors respects your privacy. We will not collect record personal information about you from this website except when it is provided by you via an email or an enquiry form. This information will only be used for the purpose for which you intended. Personal information you volunteer will be treated in confidence, applying reasonable standards of security, in accordance with Irish Data Protection Legal requirements. Any information, which you provide, will not be made available to third parties except in accordance with Irish and international legal requirements.
 

Collection and use of personal information

 
The Institute of Directors collects information through this website from you in two ways:
 
- By email or enquiry forms
 
- Through our web based technical logs email / enquiry forms
 
When we receive your email / enquiry, the original message will be retained by the Institute of Directors for a reasonable period of time. After 
this time the email message will be either archived or deleted. 
 
Web based technical logs
 
Technical details of your visit to this website are recorded for business reasons. None of this information can be used to identify you. Currently just the IP address and top-level domain name(s) are recorded. This technical information will only be used for statistical and other administrative purposes. Our website does not use cookies, except for "session" cookies. Session cookies enable a web browser to record pages on a website which have already being visited.
 

Cookies policy

The Institute of Directors respects the privacy of all visitors to our website. This cookie policy outlines our policy concerning the use of cookies on www.iodireland.ie. We may update our cookies policy from time to time to reflect any changes in technology or legislation which may affect the way in which cookies are used by us and how you as a user, can manage them.
 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files sent from a website and stored in the user’s web browser while the user is browsing a website.
 
When users visit the same website again, the browser sends cookies back to the website allowing the website to recognise the user and 
remember things like personalised details or preferences. More information about cookies and details of how to manage or disable 
them can be found on www.aboutcookies.org. Please note that if you choose to opt-out of receiving cookies, you may lose some features and / 
or functionality of www.iodireland.ie.
 

Which cookies does the Institute of Directors website use?

When you use the www.iodireland.ie website the following types of cookies can be set on your device:
 
Strictly necessary cookies
 
These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for. Some examples of these cookies include:
 
- Identifying you as being signed in to a website and keeping you logged in throughout your visit
 
- Remembering the content of your shopping cart while browsing an eCommerce website
 
These cookies don’t usually contain any personally identifiable information and are typically set by websites to provide services such as 
eCommerce and log in facilities. Our CMS, Drupal, uses session cookies that can not be disabled. 
 
Performance cookies
 
These cookies are used to collect statistical information about visitors of the website and the pages they view. They don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. The information these cookies collect is aggregated and used anonymously. We use these cookies to understand what content is popular which helps us to improve our website.
 
For more information on how to manage cookies, including opt-out of performance cookies, please visit: www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=1.
 
The Institute of Directors website gathers anonymous visitor information through Google Analytics.
 
Functional cookies
 
These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced and more personal features.
 
Some examples of such features include:
- Remembering your favourites when browsing particular websites
- Remembering when you've voted in a poll or rated a something so that you don't do this more than once during your visit
 
If you have an account on a particular website, a cookie on your computer lets the website remember your user name and email address so you don't have to enter it again when you are commenting or writing a review. 
 
Targeting and advertising cookies
 

These cookies are used to deliver advertising that is more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign.

They are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission. They remember that you have visited a website; this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation. Some examples of services that use these types of cookies include Google AdSense or DoubleClick.

If you wish to opt-out of targeting and advertising cookies please visit: www.youronlinechoices.com/ie/your-ad-choices.
 
Currently the Institute of Directors website does not use targeting or advertising cookies
 
Other third party cookies
 

Some cookies that have been set on our websites are not related to www.iodireland.ie. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Facebook, these service providers may set their own cookies on your web browser.

We do not control the use of these cookies and cannot access them due to the way that cookies work, as cookies can only be accessed by the party who originally set them. You should check the third party websites for more information about these cookies.