Website privacy statement

This statement covers the services provided by the Commissioner for Protection of Equality website. The statement does not cover any external websites which may be reached from links within this site. You should always be aware when you are moving to another site and read the privacy statement of any site which collects personal information.

We do not pass on any personal information you have given us to any third party. The system will record your email address, and other information if volunteered by you to us, for example, on the Complaint, Contact us form, email, or newsletter subscription.
Any such information will be stored in compliance with the 2008 Law on Personal Data Protection and will be treated as proprietary and confidential. It may be used to respond to your query or to notify you about updates to this website.

Amendments to the privacy statement

If this privacy statement changes in any way, the Commissioner for Protection of Equality will place an updated version on this page. By reviewing this page it ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.

Personal Data Protection

The 2008 Law on Personal Data Protection regulates the processing of information relating to individuals.

“Data processing” means any action taken in connection with data, including: collection, recording, transcription, multiplication, copying, transmission, searching, classification, storage, separation, crossing, merging, adaptation, modification, provision, use, granting access, disclosure, publication, dissemination, recording, organizing, keeping, editing, disclosure through transmission or otherwise, withholding, dislocation or other actions aimed at rendering the data inaccessible, as well as other actions carried out in connection with such data, regardless whether those actions are automated, semi-automated or otherwise performed.

The Commissioner for Protection of Equality will hold the minimum personal information necessary to enable it to perform its functions. All such information is confidential and needs to be treated with care, to comply with the law.
If you would like us to notify, present, and/or supply you with a copy of any personal data which we hold about you, please complete the Request Form. You are entitled to receive this information under the Law on Personal Data Protection.

Data subjects shall bear the necessary costs of making and providing copies of the requested.
The Commissioner for Protection of Equality will endeavor to respond promptly and in any event within the time limits mandated by the Law on Personal Data Protection.

Google Analytics

We use a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use (as amended for government websites) and the Google Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

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