We at the National Roads Authority respect your right to privacy and comply with our obligations under the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003. The purpose of this Website Privacy Statement is to outline how we deal with any personal data you provide to us while visiting this website.
Please read the terms of this Privacy Statement carefully, as by visiting this website, you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of this Website Privacy Statement. If you are not happy with this Website Privacy Statement you should not use this website.
Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such, are provided for information purposes only and we are not responsible for the content, accuracy or the privacy statements of these other websites.
Types of Information Collected
We retain two types of information:
The only personal data that the NRA collects from this website relates to the NRA Standards Updates Subscription service. Such data is only collected from you if you voluntarily submit it to us and primarily via the NRA Standards Update Subscription service http://nrastandards.nra.ie/latest/newsletter-and-mailing-list.
Only the minimum amount of information necessary to provide you with the NRA Standards Update Subscription service i.e. an email address, is required.
Where a user voluntarily provides personal information in response to a questionnaire or survey the data will be used for research or analysis purposes only.
Like most websites, we gather statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate basis of all visitors to our website. This Non-Personal Data comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as demographic information regarding, for example, user IP addresses, browser types and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our website.
Purposes for which we hold your Information
We use the Non-Personal Data gathered from visitors to our website in an aggregate form to get a better understanding of where our visitors come from and to help us better design and organise our website.
This website also uses session “cookie” technology. A cookie is a little piece of text stored by the browser on your computer, at the request of our server. We only use session cookies to save your personal preferences between pages.
You are always free to decline our cookies, if your browser permits, or to ask your browser to indicate when a cookie is being sent. You can also delete cookie files from your computer at your discretion. Please note that if you decline our cookies or ask for notification each time a cookies is being sent, this may affect your ease of use of this website.
We will process any Personal Data you provide to us for the following purposes:
(a) to send you updates when a change has been made to NRA Standards by email;
(c) to obtain feedback on the website and to respond to your feedback;
(d) [where you have opted-in], to contact you in relation to taking part in user surveys;
Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
The National Roads Authority may disclose your email addresses to its contractors or agents to the extent reasonably required for the purposes specified in the preceding paragraph. However, the National Roads Authority will not otherwise disclose personal data to third parties without your consent.
Your Personal Data is held on secure servers hosted by the National Roads Authority. The nature of the Internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet. No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. However, we will take all reasonable steps (including appropriate technical and organisational measures) to protect your Personal Data.
Updating, Verifying and Deleting Personal Data
Users can update or delete their personal details relating to the NRA Standards Subscription from the web site at anytime by emailing WebFeedback@nra.ie or by clicking the following link http://nrastandards.nra.ie/latest/newsletter-and-mailing-list
You may also inform us of changes or inaccuracies in your personal data by e-mailing WebFeedback@nra.ie or writing to us at: National Roads Authority, St Martins House, Waterloo Road, Dublin 4
We will not retain your Personal Data for any longer than is necessary in relation to the purposes outline in this Privacy Statement.
Changes to the Website Privacy Statement
Any changes to this Privacy Statement will be posted on this website so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any time we decide to use Personal Data in a manner significantly different from that stated in this Privacy Statement, or otherwise disclosed to you at the time it was collected, we will notify you, and you will have the choice as to whether or not we use your information in the new manner.
Right of Access
You have the right under the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003 to obtain a copy of the personal data which we hold about you. If you wish to avail of this right, please write to us at the following address: National Roads Authority, St Martins House, Waterloo Road, Dublin 4. Such a request may be subject to a prescribed fee, at present €6.35, and we may require proof of your identity.