Privacy Policy

Web Privacy Statement
This is a statement of the practices of the Irish Humanities Alliance (hereafter, the IHA) in connection with the capture of personal data on this website (that is all web pages within the domain and the steps taken by the IHA to respect your privacy.

The IHA is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites which may be accessed through the IHA website. It is IHA policy to identify clearly links to external websites and it is your responsibility to satisfy yourself as to the adequacy of the practices of linked sites.

This statement should not be construed as a contractual undertaking. The IHA reserves the right to review and amend this statement at any time without notice and you should, therefore, re-visit this webpage from time to time.

General statement
The IHA fully respects your right to privacy and actively seeks to preserve the privacy rights of those who share information with us. The IHA will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your permission, except as may be required or permitted by law. Any personal information which you volunteer to the IHA will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, in accordance with the Data Protection Acts 1988-2003 and 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR; EU 2016/679) and Directive 2002/58/EC ("ePrivacy Directive").

Collection and Use of Personal Information: Any information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties and is used by the IHA only in accordance with the purpose for which you provided the information and will only be retained for as long as required for the purpose. This is normally stated on the webpage or from where the information is requested and should be self-explanatory. However, if you have any specific queries about the purpose for which your information is to be used, you should contact the IHA coordinator before submitting the information.

Collection and use of technical information: Information on internet traffic is collected routinely by the IHA. This technical information is used to ensure the smooth running of the computer network and for statistical or administrative purposes. It is not used to gather identifiable personal information on individual website visitors, except in so far as this is permitted by law and may be necessary in order to prevent or detect problems or offences in relation to the operation of the website.

Your rights
You may request a copy of the data held about you, or request that data be corrected or updated. You may also request deletion of personal data and you may withdraw consent (for example receiving a Newsletter) at any time. Requests for a copy of your data, or a complaint re unfair collection or processing of your data may be made to the IHA by emailing or by writing to the IHA at the address below.

Use of cookies: The website of the IHA uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored in a computer system via an Internet browser. When you visit any website, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. This information might be about you, your preferences or your device and is mostly used to make the site work as you expect it to. The information does not usually directly identify you, but it can give you a more personalised web experience. 

Managing Cookies: You can manage cookies within your browser settings and select whether you wish to accept cookies or not. Browsers generally offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete all cookies at all times or just those from specific websites or services that particular website owners use (“third party cookies”). The options to adjust your cookie settings vary from browser to browser. See below for links to instructions on how to adjust cookie settings for the most common browsers:

Google Chrome (link is external)
Internet Explorer (link is external)
Edge (link is external)
Firefox (link is external)
Safari (link is external)
Safari Mobile (link is external)
Opera (link is external)

This website uses cookies. We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages.

Disclosing your information: We will not disclose your personal information to any other party other than in accordance with this privacy policy and in the circumstances detailed below:

  • where we are legally required by law to disclose your personal information.
  • we have received authorisation from you so to do

Security of your personal data
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet. 

Third party websites
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

Any queries or concerns you may have about the processing of personal information on this website should be addressed to:

Coordinator, Irish Humanities Alliance, Royal Irish Academy,19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.


Irish Humanities Alliance