PSYCHIATRIC NURSES ASSOCIATION of Ireland

PSYCHIATRIC NURSES ASSOCIATION of Ireland
Tel: 045 852300 Email: info@pna.ie

Online Privacy Statement and Cookie Policy

1. What are Cookies and How do we use them?

1.1 The PNA uses cookies on our website, by using www.pna.ie you consent to the use of cookies. An active cookie policy will appear when you browse our website, you can decline cookies but this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

1.2 A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

1.3 We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

1.4 Some cookies are essential to authenticate users and to prevent fraudulent us use of user accounts.

1.5 Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

2. Links to other Websites

2.1. This cookie policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give the PNA when you use our website. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Document Approval

The Data Protection Officer /General Secretary is responsible for ensuring that this procedure is reviewed in line with the review requirements of the GDPR. A current version of this document is available to all members of staff and all members and is available on www.pna.ie

This procedure was approved by the General Secretary and is issued on a version controlled basis under his signature.

Issue

Description of Change

Approval – General

Secretary

Date of Issue

1

Initial issue

24/05/18