Confidentiality Statement & Privacy Policy

Enterprise Ireland Confidentiality Statement

Enterprise Ireland undertakes to treat as confidential any information provided to it in confidence by companies and by individuals, subject to Enterprise Ireland's obligations under law, including the Freedom of Information Act 2014.  Enterprise Ireland will consult with you before making any decision on any Freedom of Information request received involving sensitive information, which you may have supplied.  In the exceptional circumstance where Enterprise Ireland is considering the release of information in the public interest, you will have a right of appeal.


Enterprise Ireland Privacy Policy

Users of Enterprise Ireland's website are advised to read the following Privacy Policy, illustrating our compliance with the Data Protection Acts of 1988 and 2003 with regards to the processing of information collected on our site.

This Privacy Policy contains an explanation of what happens to personal data that you choose to provide to us, or that we collect from you whilst you visit this site.

We do occasionally update this Policy so please do return and review this Policy from time to time.


Information we collect

In running and operating this website, we may collect and process certain data and information relating to you and your use of this site.  This data and information is detailed below:

  • The Enterprise Ireland site utilises web server technology which monitors and logs IP information from all visitors to the site including but not limited to traffic data, location data and other communication data.  This information does not contain any personal details of users and is stored and accessed strictly for statistical purposes.
  • Information that visitors provide to us as a result of filling in forms on our website, such as when a visitor registers and pays online for an event.
  • Information provided to us when our visitors communicate with us electronically for any reason.
  • The Enterprise Ireland site does not use cookies.


Online Booking & E-Payments

  • The Enterprise Ireland website facilitates online booking of its events.
  • Personal information is sent securely using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software.
  • Electronic payments are handled by Sage Pay.
  • At no time is credit/debit card information stored on our servers.


Use of your information

We may use the information we collect for the following purposes:

  • To provide you with information relating to our website, products or our services that you request from us.
  • To provide you with information on other products that we feel may be of interest to you.
  • To meet our contractual obligations to you.
  • To notify you about any changes to our website, including improvements, and service or product changes that may affect our website.
  • To contact you if required in connection with your order or to respond to any communications you might send to us.
  • To share your data with other government agencies or the overseas offices of Enterprise Ireland to the extent relevant for the purposes of dealing with your request.

Individuals have the right to ask for a copy of any personal data held about them (for which a small fee may be levied) and to correct any inaccuracies in such data.
Please note that Enterprise Ireland and/or third parties carefully selected by Enterprise Ireland may contact you with information and/or offers of products or services which may be of interest to you.  Such contact may be made by means of post, email or phone in accordance with any preferences which you have expressed. Where such contact is made, you will be given an option to indicate if you do not wish to receive such future contacts.

Further information on the implementation of the Data Protection Acts at Enterprise Ireland is available from:

Government Relations, FOI and DP Office,
Enterprise Ireland,
The Plaza,
East Point Business Park,
Dublin 3.

 +353 1 727 2478