Apart from the Contact Us section of the Website, the SFPA does not collect any personal data about you on its website. Any personal information that you volunteer to the SFPA (for example by filling out the online contact us form) will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with current Data Protection legislation and Regulation (EU) No 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation). Any information that you provide in this way is used by the SFPA only in line with the purpose for which you provided it and as governed by the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner
As you browse this website, the pages you visit are monitored to give aggregate statistics about visitors to our site and their preferences. No information is collected that could be used by us to identify individual visitors on the website.
Whenever a page is requested from our web server, the time, date and URL of the request, along with information on the browser software that is being used may be recorded. This information is used to improve the structure and performance of the SFPA website in order to provide you with better services.
The pattern of visitor usage across the SFPA website may also be tracked using a facility called a cookie. This cookie identifies and recognises the computer (but not the person using the computer) when you visit the SFPA website.
Security of Information
The SFPA maintains this website to enhance access for stakeholders and other interested parties to information about fisheries conservation, food safety and the SFPA. Our goal is to keep this information up to date and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them as quickly as possible. (Please contact SFPADataProtection@sfpa.ie to report any errors).
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What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small data file that a website places on your hard drive for future use. Cookies can record your preferences when visiting a particular site and can help identify visitor trends for statistical analysis of our site. This can enable us, over time, to provide a better experience on our site by improving content, modifying navigation and generally making our site more user-friendly.
Without cookies, a web server has no memory of anything about a visitor's previous visits. It is important to note that accepting cookies used on our site does not give us access to any personal information.
You can find information on how to adjust your cookie preferences for popular browsers at the following websites (these links will open in a new window):
Microsoft Internet Explorer: http://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.htm
Mozilla Firefox: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/security/pki/psm/help_21/using_priv_help.html#cookies_manage
Details on managing cookies for other browsers are also available at http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=1
The material on our website, the software, design, text and graphics comprised in the site and the selection and layout of the site are owned or licensed to us and protected by copyright under the laws of Ireland and other countries. You may view this website and its contents using your web browser and save an electronic copy of the website solely in the usual operation of your web browser in visiting the site.
You must not otherwise reproduce, transmit (including broadcast), adapt, distribute, sell, modify, publish, communicate to the public or otherwise use any of the material on the site, except as permitted by Copyright legislation or with SFPA’s prior written consent.
The SFPA website contains links to other websites (“linked websites”). Those links are provided for convenience only, and the SFPA cannot guarantee that they will remain current or continue to be maintained. The SFPA are not responsible for the content or privacy practices associated with linked websites.
Our links with linked websites should not be construed as an endorsement, approval or recommendation by us of the owners or operators of those linked websites, or of any information, graphics, materials, products or services referred to or contained on those linked websites, unless and to the extent stipulated to the contrary.