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Privacy Statement

Privacy and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
The Company Law Review Group (the “CLRG”) and the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (the “DBEI”) 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 which you volunteer to us will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Acts 1988-2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It came into force across the European Union on 25 May 2018. It replaces the previous data protection directive which has been in force since 1995 and forms the basis of our new Data Protection Irish laws (Data Protection Acts 1988-2018).

Collection and use of personal information
We do not collect any personal data about you on this website, apart from information which you volunteer (for example by e-mailing us or by using our online Contact Us form). Any personal information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties, save as required by law, and is used by us only in line with the purpose for which you provided it.

Sharing personal information
We do not routinely share your personal information. In limited cases, save as required by law, we may be required to share your personal data in order to verify or validate certain information. In these instances, we will inform you about our data sharing processes.

Collection and use of technical information
Technical details about visits to this website are logged by our internet service provider for statistical purposes. No information is collected that could be used by us to identify website visitors. 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 (for example .ie, .com, .org, .net)
 -clickstream data which shows the traffic of visitors around this web site (for example pages accessed and documents downloaded)
 -the type of web browser used by the website visitor
- the version of the operating system used by the website visitor.

We will not attempt to identify individual website visitors, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual. It is our policy not to disclose technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party (apart from our internet service provider, which records these data on our behalf and which is bound by confidentiality provisions), unless we are obliged to disclose this information by a rule of law. Furthermore, we will only use this technical information for statistical purposes. You should note that technical details, which we cannot associate with any identifiable individual, do not fall under the definition of "personal data" for the purposes of the Data Protection Acts 1988-2018.

This website does not use cookies, apart from temporary “session” cookies which enable a website visitor’s web browser to remember which pages they have already visited. Website visitors can use this website with no loss of functionality if cookies are disabled from the web browser.
Cookies are small text files which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or application. Your web browser (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome) then sends these cookies back to the website or application on each subsequent visit so that they can recognise you and remember things such as user preferences.

Managing cookies in your browser
Most browsers will allow you to see what cookies you have and delete them on an individual basis, block third party cookies, block cookies from particular sites, block all cookies from being set and delete all cookies when you close your browser. To find out how to block cookies, go to the ‘Help’ menu on your browser. It is important to note that if you turn off cookies or change your settings, some features may not work correctly. You should be aware that any preferences will be lost if you delete cookies.

Changes to our Privacy statement
If in the future we make any changes to our privacy statement, the latest version of our statement will be posted on our website.

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The goal of the Company Law Review Group is that Ireland should have an efficient world-class company law infrastructure. To that end, the Review Group seeks to promote enterprise, facilitate commerce and encourage commercial probity.