General Statement: Shannon Group plc fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear permission. Any personal information that you volunteer to the Shannon Group will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the data Protection Acts, 1998 & 2003.
Collection of Personal Information: For certain sections of the site, where you require information, personal information is collected in order to reply to specific queries you make. For general web browsing no personal information is revealed to us.
The technical details logged are confined to the following items:
- the IP address of the visitor’s web server
- the top-level domain name used (e.g. .ie, .com, .org, .net)
- clickstream data which shows the traffic of visitors around this website (such as pages accessed and documents downloaded)
- the type of web browser used by the website visitor
Some of this information is used to create summary statistics, which allow us to measure the number of visitors to our sites, identify what pages are accessed most frequently and generally, help us to increase the usability and accessibility of our sites.
Glossary – Web Browser: The piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari and Opera.
IP Address: The identifying details for your computer (or your Internet’s company’s computer), expressed in “internet protocol” code. Every computer connected to the web has a unique IP address, although the address may not be the same every time a connection is made.
Functional: Content management system cookies are used as part of the software we use to update our website content. We do not keep the information gathered and the cookie is deleted when the browser is closed.
Performance: Analytics cookies are used to collect information anonymously, to help us better understand and improve how people interact with our site – they do not record personal information. The cookies collect information including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
Security: These cookies enable us to provide important secure features and services. Without them, accessing secure online services like our car park pre-booking facility would not be possible.
Advertising Cookies: We use advertising cookies to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns and how we can improve them for you. These cookies are anonymous and are not used to collect information which can identify the user.
- Internet Explorer
- Open the ‘Menu’ (icon) on the toolbar
- Choose ‘Settings’
- Open ‘Advanced Settings’
- Go to the ‘Privacy’ section and click on ‘Content Settings’
- In the ‘Cookies’ section, you can choose how cookies are used when you browse using Chrome
- Open the ‘Edit’ menu
- Choose ‘Preferences’
- Open ‘Privacy & Security’
- Choose ‘Cookies’
Internet Explorer 6 +:
- Open the ‘Tools’ menu
- Select ‘Internet Options’
- Open the ‘Security’ tab
- Choose the ‘Internet’ zone
- Identify the security level ‘High’ for this zone
- Click ‘OK’
Accessibility Statement: This website endeavours to conform to level Double-A of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 and to be accessible within any browser. The site has been developed using standards-compliant HTML & CSS. Whilst Shannon Group strives to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website. Should you experience any difficulty in accessing the Shannon Group website, please contact us firstname.lastname@example.org or call +353 61 712000.