DUBLIN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY WEBSITE PRIVACY STATEMENT
This statement relates to the main website of DIT, www.dit.ie. Within the DIT domain you may find links to other websites for which the Institute does not have editorial responsibility or control, including the websites of student organisations and societies. While DIT encourages compliance with this web privacy statement at such sites, we ask visitors to consult the privacy statement of individual sites or contact the persons responsible for those sites, in order to understand the policies and practices under which they operate.
Collection and use of personal information
Dublin Institute of Technology fully respects your right to privacy and actively seeks to preserve the privacy rights of those who share information with the Institute. The Institute will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your permission save in cases where the Institute is required by law to do so (eg, the investigation of a criminal offence or a breach of DIT policies, procedures or guidelines). Any personal information which you volunteer to the Institute will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1988 and Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2003.
Cookies and collection and use of technical information
Information on internet traffic is collected routinely DIT and by its service providers (eg, HEAnet). This technical information is used to ensure the smooth running of the DIT computer network and for statistical or administrative purposes. It is not used to gather identifiable personal information on individual website visitors, except in so far as this is permitted by law and may be necessary in order to prevent or detect problems or offences in relation to the operation of the website.
This information may be used for the purposes of evaluating your use of the DIT website and to improve our website service to you. It is stored and used in the aggregate only and is not used to obtain personal data or to contact you personally.
‘Cookies’ are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. These cookies may persist after your browser session has ended.
- Cookies are not used by this website to store any personal information. Temporary session cookies may be used in some areas to enable specific functionality but these cookies will be deleted once you leave the website.
- Some browser header information is automatically stored by the system to generate website usage statistics.
- IP addresses are read by the website to identify users located on the DIT campus in order to offer them internal functionality.
Please note that should you decide to disable cookies within your browser, some of the functionality of www.dit.ie may be impaired.
Pursuant to the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003, you have rights to obtain a copy of the data held about you for a fee. Any such requests should be made in writing to the Data Controller at the address set out below. For further details on you privacy rights, please refer to www.dataprotection.ie.
This statement should not be construed as a contractual undertaking. The Institute reserves the right to review and amend this statement at any time without notice and you should therefore re-visit this webpage from time to time.
Any queries or concerns you may have about the processing of personal information on this website should be addressed to:
Dublin Institute of Technology
143-149 Lower Rathmines Road
Tel: +353-1-402 7519
Fax: +353-1-402 7521