The Business Studies Teachers’ Association of Ireland is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to www.bstai.ie (“our website”). This privacy statement relates to our practices in connection with our website. The Business Studies Teachers’ Association of Ireland fully respects your right to privacy. By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of your information under the terms of this privacy statement which is in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679. Please read the following privacy statement to understand how we use and protect the information that you choose to provide to us.
Personal information which we collect from you
When you visit our website you may wish to provide certain information about yourself, such as when you complete our “Contact Us” form. The Business Studies Teachers’ Association of Ireland does not collect any personal data about you on this website, apart from the information which you volunteer to send us in the “Contact Us” form.
Non-Personal information which we collect
When you visit our website, certain non-personal data is available to us through our internet service provider. This non-personal data is collected on a statistical, aggregate, non-individual basis. This information may include the IP address from which you access our website, the type of browser used to access our website (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.), the type of operating system used to access our website (Windows, Macintosh, etc.), the “top-level” domain name used (ie, .com, .org, etc.), the date and time of your visit to our website and the number of pages you visited on our website.
Use of your information
Any information which you provide using the “Contact Us” form is not made available to any third parties and is only used by The Business Studies Teachers’ Association of Ireland in line with the purposes for which you provided it (e.g. to contact you and answer any queries which you have raised in the “Contact Us” form or to address any other feedback which you send us in the “Contact Us” form or for any reasonably incidental purpose).
Disclosure to Other People
We do not disclose, sell or distribute any personal information which you send to us to any third parties, other than those who assist the association to respond and process your requests, or unless required to do so by law.
An IP address is a number that is assigned to your computer automatically when you use the internet. When you visit any web page in our website, our servers log your IP address. We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. Your IP address is also used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information.
This website uses what is called a “session cookie”.
The cookies are used for anonymously tracking visits to the site. This information helps us improve the site, by tracking what pages visitors find most useful.
For more information on the Analytics Cookies used on the site, visit: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage
If you would like to opt out of these cookies, there is a browser plugin that you can use here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
The association does its utmost to maintain a virus-free system; however, we strongly recommend, that users of our Website run an anti-virus program prior to downloading materials from our site. The association and its agents, cannot be held responsible for any virus which may attack, damage, or cause loss to a user while downloading from our website.
We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and to guard against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage and we will do our best to ensure that all records we hold remain secure in line with our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2016/679. We take our security responsibilities seriously, employing the most appropriate physical and technical measures, including officer training and awareness. We review our security procedures regularly.
We do not retain your personal data for longer than it is necessary for us to comply with the purpose for which you gave it to us. Any personal data which you provide to us using this website will be used in line with the purposes for which you provided it (e.g. to contact you and answer any queries which you have raised in the “Contact Us” form or to address any other feedback which you send us in the “Contact Us” form) and after this purpose has been completed, we will delete your personal data.
Accessing Your Information
You are entitled to see the information we hold about you. On written request, we supply copies of your personal data which you may have supplied to us using our website. If you wish to obtain copies of this personal data, you should make a Data Access Request to the Honorary National President, the Business Studies Teachers’ Association of Ireland. Your request will be dealt with as soon as possible in line with GDPR requirements. If you discover that the Business Studies Teachers’ Association of Ireland holds inaccurate information about you, you can request that we correct that information.
If you are concerned about how your personal data is processed by our website, please do not hesitate to bring these concerns to our attention using the contact details below:
The Data Controller
The Business Studies Teachers’ Association of Ireland