Future Analytics Consulting (FAC) regards your privacy and the handling of your personal data with the utmost importance. This Privacy Notice details how we collect, use and securely store any personal data submitted to us through use of our website, and how we deal with your data in a more general sense.
There is also an explanation of the various rights you can exercise as a data subject, as well as how you can exercise those rights.
FAC is a private company contracted by the Houses of the Oireachtas Library & Research Service to run this website.
FAC is the Data Controller which means that the FAC is the entity which alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.
Our registered office address is:
23, Fitzwilliam Square (South), Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, D02 RV08
The Data Protection legislation (including the Data Protection Act 2018 and the GDPR) are designed to:
The Legislation confer rights on individuals in relation to the privacy of their personal data as well as responsibilities on those persons holding and processing such data.
‘Personal data’ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’) and an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
Some examples of personal data that the FAC processes in its dealings with the public includes:
FAC is committed to the protection of any personal data it collects and processes, therefore we have implemented what we believe to be the most appropriate technical and administrative safeguards to prevent unauthorised access, use and disclosure of any personal data you submit to us. Under no circumstances will your information be sold or passed on to third parties for the purposes of marketing or sales purposes without your prior express consent.
We may disclose anonymised information to third parties where it is necessary, such as where there is a legal obligation; where permitted under Data Protection Legislation; for the purposes of the prevention and / or detection of fraud or crime; or with third party processors.
Examples of third-party processors may include:
Our website does not explicitly collect any personal data about you, apart from information which you willingly volunteer.
Our site uses cookie technology to enhance your user experience. A cookie is a little piece of text stored by your browser on your computer, at the request of our server.
You can also manually delete cookie files from your computer at your discretion.
Under the General Data protection regulation, GDPR, data subjects whose data has been processed by FAC are entitled to exercise certain rights against their personal data. These rights are designed to put data subjects in the driving seat when it comes to how their personal data is handled by organisations.
You are entitled to request a copy of any personal data FAC may have collected from you through your consent:
If you believe that any personal data, we hold on you is incorrect or incomplete you may request a correction or completion of this data. The right can be used in conjunction with the right to restrict processing to ensure that any inaccurate or incomplete data is not processed until corrected.
You may request erasure of any personal data we hold on you, without undue delay in such circumstances as:
As an alternative to the right to erasure, you may ask us to cease processing your data, but not erase it entirely where one of the following grounds apply:
You may request your personal data be transferred to another controller or processor in a commonly used, machine-readable format. This right can only be exercised when all of the following grounds apply:
You may exercise the right to object in instances where:
You may request to exercise any of these rights free of charge by contacting our Data Protection Officer at email@example.com.
Typically, in order to fulfil one of the preceding requests, we will ask for you to provide a form of identification for verification purposes.
Any data subject request will be responded to within one month, however we reserve the right to refuse or charge an administration fee for the furthering of any of the above requests if they are done so in a frivolous, vexatious or excessive manner. We will inform you if an administrative charge is being applied before fulfilling your request, so you can decide whether to proceed.
Should you wish to discuss a complaint, please contact our Data Protection Officer who will happily assist you.
Alternatively, if you are unsatisfied with FAC response to your concern, Under Article 77 of the GDPR you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the Data Protection Commission. Under Article 80, you may authorise certain third parties to make a complaint on your behalf (Such as legal representation).