Collection and use of Personal Information
In order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy, we have created this Cookies Policy and Privacy Statement. This statement applies to anyone who visits our website. It explains how we may collect information from you when you visit our website and how we use that information.
ESB’s Cookies Policy
What are cookies and how do we use them?
A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in your web browser while you are browsing a website. There are four different groups of cookies which we use:
- Strictly Necessary Cookies. These are essential to enable navigation around our website and use its features. Without these, we would be unable to provide you with certain features.
- Functionality Cookies allow our website to remember choices you have made and helps to provide an enhanced, more personal experience on our website.
- We use Performance Cookies to help us improve our website and our online services. These cookies gather information about how our site is used, including which pages you visit most often. These cookies are anonymous, which means that they won’t collect information which identifies you.
- Targeting and Advertising Cookies. Advertising cookies are used to help us better understand our advertising campaigns and how we can make these more relevant to you. These cookies are also anonymous. They won’t collect information which identifies you.
How to manage your Cookies
You can delete cookies stored on your computer or change your privacy settings at any time via your browser settings. These browsers include;
- Internet Expolorer
ESB will assume that you agree to the placement of cookies on your device unless you specifically choose not to receive our cookies, in which case we cannot guarantee that your experience will be as fulfilling as it would otherwise be.
Your Privacy Matters to ESB
ESB respects your privacy and any personal information that you provide will be treated in confidence applying reasonable standards of security, in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003 (“DPA”).
Any information that you provide will not be made available to third parties except in accordance with the DPA. Where appropriate, the ESB website makes use of Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to protect data.
If you wish to find out more about how ESB manages issues of website data protection please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you wish to find out more about data protection in Ireland please visit the website of the Data Protection Commissioner.
ESB collects information from you through this website in two ways:
Glossary of Technical Terms
Web Browser: The software used to view the web, e.g. Microsoft Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari, etc.
Cookies: Text-based pieces of information placed on your computer by a web site. Cookies are used by websites to record aspects of your visit.
Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is the most commonly-used protocol for managing the security of transactions on the internet. SSL works by encrypting data so that it is virtually impossible for anyone to read other than those authorised to do so