M1 Corridor are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We wish to be transparent regarding how we process your personal information and demonstrate that we are accountable, in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU2016/679). It is the intention of this Privacy Statement to explain to you our privacy management practices in relation to the personal information that we collect and process about you.
In accordance with the EU GDPR (2016/679) and the Data Protection Act 2018, M1 Corridor are identified as a Data Controller, there may be occasions, when we are also identified as a Data Processor.
This online Privacy Statement relates to personal information which we collect through the website www.m1corridor.ie and associated technologies, including personal information, which is collected electronically, including email communication. This Privacy Statement does not relate to personal information which is collected and processed manually.
By willingly providing personal and other information, you consent to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Statement. Please read this statement carefully, as this document sets out the basis on how we collect and process the personal information you provide to us.
WHO ARE WE?
The M1 Corridor is a collaborative marketing initiative of Louth County Council, Dundalk Chamber of Commerce, Drogheda and District Chamber, The Mill Enterprise Hub(Drogheda Enterprise Centre CLG), Oriel Hub (Dundalk Enterprise Development Company), under the auspices of Louth Economic Forum.
The M1 Corridor is controlled by a Steering Group encompassing the organisations mentioned previously above. For the purposes of contract, engaging contractors to deliver on the M1 Corridor marketing initiative, DEDCO (Dundalk Enterprise Development Company) is the contracting party.
HOW WE COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOU
Personal information is collected when you register on www.m1corridor.ie either by email, or when you complete and submit any of our online forms. The categories of personal information that we collect, and process include, your name, company name, email address, and contact telephone number.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
M1 Corridor are legally mandated to identify the specific lawful bases which allow us to collect and process your personal information. In accordance with EU GDPR legislation, we rely on the following legal bases. Consent, Contractual Necessity, Legal Obligation, Legitimate Interest, Public Interest.
There maybe occasions when it is necessary to engage with third-party stakeholders and working partners for the following purposes:
·To facilitate the delivery of our services
·To provide the services on our behalf
·To perform related services or,
·To assist us in analysing how our services are used
We may process your personal information for more than one lawful basis depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your personal information.
The following table illustrates the various purposes that your personal information may be collected and processed and the legal bases for processing that personal information. Please note, however, that this is not an exhaustive list of our data processing functions.
SOURCE OF COLLECTION
You provide personal information when you visit www.m1corrridor.ie. Personal information is also collected when you send an email and when you complete and submit any of our online forms.
M1 Corridor use the Social Media platforms of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, personal information may be collected through these channels.
THIRD PARTY SITES
There may be occasions when www.m1corridor.ie contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Please be aware that these third-party sites are not operated by M1 Corridor, we strongly advise that you review the privacy statements of any third-party sites. We do not take any responsibility for the content of privacy statements or practices of any third-party sites or services.
We do not actively transfer personal information beyond European territories. However, personal information entered onto www.m1corridor.ie may be transferred to a server in the United States of America and stored there.
Please note that outside the EU and the EEA different standards of data protection might apply. By completing and submitting any online forms on our website, you acknowledge and consent that data may be transferred across international borders, including to countries outside the EU and the EEA.
M1 Corridor will ensure that when personal information is transferred outside the EU and the EEA that local data protection standards meet EU GDPR requirements.
SECURITYOF PERSONAL INFORMATION
M1 Corridor are committed to the protection and security of your personal information. A variety of security technologies and procedures is used to protect your personal information from unauthorised use and access, accidental loss, unlawful destruction, alteration, unlawful disclosure. As effective as security practices are, no physical or electronic system is entirely secure. We cannot guarantee the complete security of databases, nor can we guarantee that information that you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to over the internet. Strict security controls have been implemented to ensure that your privacy is safeguarded at every level. We will continue to revise policies and procedures and review systems, and we will implement additional security features as new technologies become available. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. When we receive your personal information, we use appropriate security measures to prevent your personal information from being compromised in any way. When you contact M1 Corridor to ask about your personal information, we may ask you to identify yourself, this is to help protect your personal information.
RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal information is not retained for longer than is considered necessary to enableM1 Corridor to provide our services. Independent Statutory legislation, and Regulatory obligations will influence the retention period of various categories of personal information that is collected and further processed. Further information regarding the retention of personal information is detailed in our separate EU GDPR Retention Policy, a copy of which is available upon request.
It is not the practice of M1 Corridor to gather and process the personal information pertaining to children under the age of 16 years. If you are under 16, do not access, use, or provide any personal information on www.m1corridor.ie, or through any of its features. If we learn that we have collected or received personal information from a child under 16 without parental consent, we will delete that information.
DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
There may be circumstances when M1 Corridor are legally mandated to share personal information, in accordance with Independent Statutory legislation and regulatory requirements. In addition, there may be circumstances where it is necessary to share personal information with our Working Partners and Stakeholders to enable us to provide our services efficiently. M1 Corridor will ensure that all Data Sharing Agreements and Contracts have been implemented prior to the sharing of any personal information. Access to personal information to external Stakeholders and Working Partners will only be afforded when a specific legal and lawful purpose (s) has been identified. Detailed below is a list of Stakeholders and Working Partners with whom personal information may be hared for the purposes of providing our services to our clients. This list is, however, not exhaustive:
· IT Provider/Support
·Web Hosting Co
· Business Partners/External Stakeholders
DATA SUBJECT RIGHTS
In accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679) and the Data Protection Act (2018) you are afforded the following rights in certain circumstances.
Right of Access: You have the right to obtain confirmation whether personal information is collected and processed about you and where that is the case, access to the personal data, including the purposes of processing and the categories of personal data concerned. The recipients or categories or recipients to whom the personal information have been or will be disclosed. You may also submit a written request for a copy of personal information you believe is processed about you.
Right to Rectification: You have the right to the rectification of inaccurate personal information about you without undue delay.
Right to Erasure: You may request M1 Corridor to delete your personal information however, this is not an absolute right, and any such request will be considered in accordance with EU GDPR legislation and local legislation.
Right to Restrict& Object: You have the right to restrict and object to M1 Corridor using your personal information.
Right to Data Portability: Upon receipt of your written request, where possible, a digital copy of your personal information can be shared with you or another organisation.
HOW TO CONTACT US
In the event you may have concerns regarding how we collect and process your personal information you can send us an email to The Data Protection Officer, Louth County Council at DataProtection@louthcoco.ie
Contact Details for the Data Commissioners Office are as follows: 21 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin2.
Telephone No (00 353 578684800)
CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT
This Privacy Statement will be updated from time to time, particularly to reflect any changes made, regarding how we collect and process your personal information. Details of any changes made will be posted here. By continuing to use www.m1corridor.ieafter any changes are posted, you accept and agree to the privacy statement as modified.