Privacy Policy

At Expat Network we respect 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 Expat Network, will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Act, 1988.

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 forms). Any information which you provide in this way is used by Expat Network in line with the purpose for which you provided it. We may also use your data to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we may contact you about these by email. Under no circumstances will we sell or pass on your details to any third party except where you have given your express permission to do so..

Collection and use of technical information and ‘cookies’

A “cookie” is a small data text file that is placed in your browser and allows Expat Network to recognize you each time you visit this site. Cookies themselves do not contain any personal information, and we does not use cookies to collect personal information. Cookies may also be used by 3rd party content providers such as newsfeed providers. Expat Network uses Google Analytics (just like nearly everybody else) which is a service provided by Google. They gather anonymous data of how people are using this site and then provide us with visitor statistics, details of page views etc.

Visitors can use this website with no loss of functionality if cookies are disabled from the web browser. 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).
The previous website address from which the visitor reached us, including any search terms used.
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.

Expat Network will make no attempt to identify individual visitors from the technical details listed above, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual. It is our policy never to disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party unless obliged to disclose such information by a rule of law.

The technical information will be used only by Expat Network, and only for statistical and other administrative purposes. You should note that technical details, which we cannot associate with any identifiable individual, do not constitute “personal data” for the purposes of the Data Protection Act, 1988.

Remember – there are risks whenever you use the internet

While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to Expat Network and you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information. In addition other internet sites or services that may be accessible through Expat Network have separate data and privacy practices independent of us, and therefore we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions.

Please contact those vendors and others directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies.