Pobal respects the rights of individuals under data protection legislation and do not, as a general rule, collect / store personal information. In some circumstances the storing of personal information is necessary for the admistration of a funding programme. Where a user provides personal information within a form, questionnaire or survey the data will be strictly stored and used for the administration of the programme, research or analysis purposes only.
3rd Partys who provide personal information and data to Pobal must receive consent from the individual, where personal information is being submitted to Pobal. 3rd partys are reminded of their obligations under Data Protection where they capture and store personal information relating to an individual.
For general web browsing of our website and portals no personal information is revealed to us, although certain statistical information is available to us via our internet service provider.
Some of this information is used to create summary statistics which allow us to assess the number of visitors to our site, identify what pages are accessed most frequently and generally, help us to make our site more user friendly.