Privacy Policy for Construction Cluster Ireland (CCI) Website

Effective Date: 31/08/2023

  1. Introduction

Welcome to the Construction Cluster Ireland (CCI) website. This Privacy Policy governs the privacy and security of your personal data when you use our website. CCI is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that your personal information is handled responsibly and in accordance with European Union regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

  1. Data Controller

CCI is the data controller responsible for the collection, processing, and storage of your personal data as described in this Privacy Policy. If you have any questions or concerns about how your data is being processed, please contact us at:

Construction Cluster Ireland (CCI) TU Dublin, Bolton Street, Dublin, D01 K822, Ireland

[email protected]

+353 (0) 86 0837929

  1. Information Collected

3.1 Personal Information

We may collect and process the following types of personal information from you:

  • Name
  • Contact information, such as email address, phone number, and physical address
  • Username and password (for the members’ area)
  • Payment details, if applicable

3.2 Company Information

As a member of Construction Cluster Ireland, you have the option to provide additional information about your company. This may include:

  • Company name
  • Company address
  • Company website
  • Company size
  • Industry sector
  • Company description
  • Company logo and images

Please note that providing this information is voluntary and can be managed within your account settings. This information may be displayed to other members in the member’s section. We will clearly indicate in the membership sign up process which information will be shared with other members.

3.3 Cookies

Our website uses cookies and similar technologies to enhance your browsing experience and collect data about your usage of the website. For more information, please read our Cookie Policy.

  1. How We Use Your Information

4.1 Provide Services

We use your personal information to deliver services you have requested, such as responding to inquiries submitted through contact forms and enabling account creation and access to the members’ area.

4.2 Displaying Company Information

The company information you provide may be displayed on your company profile within the members’ area. This information will be visible to other members of Construction Cluster Ireland to facilitate networking and collaboration opportunities. Please ensure that you only provide information that you are comfortable sharing with other members.

4.3 Website Analytics

We use Google Analytics and Facebook Pixel to analyze website usage, improve our website, and understand how visitors interact with our content. This data is aggregated and anonymized, and it is not used to identify individual users.

  1. Legal Basis for Processing

We rely on the following legal bases to process your personal data:

  • Performance of a contract: We process your data to fulfill our obligations when you use our services or engage in transactions with us.
  • Legitimate interests: We process data to improve our services, analyze website usage, and protect our website and users from misuse.
  • Consent: In cases where consent is required, we will obtain your explicit consent before processing your personal data.
  1. Data Retention

We will retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy or as required by law. Once the data is no longer required, it will be securely deleted or anonymized.

  1. Sharing Your Information

We may share your personal data with third parties in the following circumstances:

  • Service providers: We may share data with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website and delivering services to you (e.g., hosting providers, payment processors).
  • Other members: Your company information may be shared with other members of Construction Cluster Ireland within the members’ area to facilitate networking and collaboration opportunities.
  1. Your Rights

As a data subject, you have certain rights regarding your personal data:

  • Right to access: You can request a copy of the personal data we hold about you.
  • Right to rectification: You can request corrections to inaccurate or incomplete data.
  • Right to erasure: You can request the deletion of your personal data under certain circumstances.
  • Right to restrict processing: You can request limitations on the processing of your personal data.
  • Right to data portability: You can request to receive your data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format.
  • Right to object: You can object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing or legitimate interest purposes.

To exercise these rights, please contact us using the contact information provided in Section 2.

  1. Security

CCI takes appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. However, no data transmission over the internet is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your data.

  1. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. When we make changes, we will revise the “Effective Date” at the beginning of the policy. Please review this page periodically for the most current version.

  1. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us at the following email address: [email protected].

This Privacy Policy is effective as of 31/08/23.