Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such and HAI is not responsible for the content or the privacy statements of these websites. If you have any issues or queries relating to such websites, please contact the third party providers directly.
A “cookie” is a piece of data stored by a web server on your computer when you visit a website. It is stored on a user’s hard drive.
Cookies inform website publishers whether the computer has been used to visit the website before and may also be used to compile aggregate information about areas of the Website that are visited most frequently.
Browsers are initially set up to accept Cookies but you can reset your browser to erase or block such technologies. However, doing this may affect your ease of use of the Website.
We will not collect any personal data apart from that which you volunteer, for example, by submitting a query on-line or completing the membership form.
The Website gathers statistical and other analytical information on an aggregate and non-individual specific basis of all visitors who visit the Website. This information provides general and not individually specific information such as the number of people who visit the Website; the number of people who return to the Website; what browser they use; keywords used in search engines; search terms used; and where they were before they came to the Website.
How is personal information being used?
HAI will process any personal information you provide to us for the following purposes:
- To provide the services and support you require;
- To send you information or other forms of communication that you register for;
- To contact you for feedback on the Website as well as on the services offered by HAI;
- To respond to any feedback or queries submitted by you to HAI.
How is non-personal information being used?
Non-personal information will be used to get an understanding of where visitors to the Website come from. HAI uses Google Analytics to monitor traffic on the Website so that it can manage the Website’s capacity and efficiency. It also helps HAI to understand which part of the Website are most popular and generally to access user behaviour and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the Website as well as to improve the Website and enhance your on-line experience.
Disclosure to third parties
HAI will also disclose your personal information in response to a valid, legally compliant request by a competent authority or in response to a court order or otherwise in compliance with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request or other statutory requirement; to enforce the terms and conditions, including, the investigation of potential violations thereof; to detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; or to protect against imminent harm to the rights, property, or safety of HAI, its users or the public as required or permitted by law.
Update, Correct and Delete Personal Information
You may amend, update or delete your personal information on the Members Directory, at any time by contacting HAI by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing to Hardware Association Ireland, Blackchurch Business Park, Naas Road, Rathcoole, Co. Dublin. HAI will not retain your personal information any longer than is necessary for the purposes associated with the Website.
Security of Personal Information
The nature of the internet is such that HAI cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to HAI. No transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. However,HAI will take all appropriate measures (including appropriate technical and organisational measures) to protect against unauthorised access to, alteration of, disclosure of or destruction of your personal information.
Notification of Changes
Last updated on: 11th December 2017