Who we are
InterTradeIreland is a Cross-Border Trade and Business Development Body funded by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation in Ireland (DBEI) and the Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland. We support businesses, through innovation and trade initiatives to take advantage of North/South co-operative opportunities to improve capability, drive competitiveness, growth and jobs.
What information we collect about you
We collect information about you when you engage with us or have requested access to our programmes and services. The nature of the data that we keep on record may include your name, company name, email address, mailing address, telephone number, business plans, bank details, payslips, and CV’s. These details are only held if deemed relevant to the specific programme/assistance we are providing to you. This list is not exhaustive. Please do not provide us with this information if you do not want it stored.
We hold your data in line with InterTradeIreland’s data retention policy, which you can download from the table below.
How will we use the information about you?
We use this information to keep you informed of business funding opportunities, programmes, news or events that may be of help to your business. We may need to share your personal information with other organisations/subcontractors to provide you with the product or service you have chosen.
As we are funded by both Governments on the island, we are required to provide statistical information on the companies that we have worked with and the returns generated from the support provided for monitoring purposes.
We may need to provide information to our Sponsoring Departments North and South, (The Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland and the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation in Ireland) other agencies involved in economic development and our external delivery organisations. However, we will never pass on these details other than for the purpose for which they were provided to InterTradeIreland and we have contracts in place that requires them to keep your information secure and not to use it for their own direct marketing purposes.
Occasionally we may share information with other public bodies that provide economic development activities and whose services we feel would benefit those companies that operate in the relevant area that the agency is providing a service.
As required by law we may disclose information to government bodies and law enforcement agencies for their enforcement purposes. InterTradeIreland will not sell your personal information to any other company.
Access to your information and correction
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your information, please email email@example.com or write to us at the following address; Privacy Officer. InterTradeIreland. The Old Gasworks Business Park, Kilmorey Street, Newry. Co Down BT342DE
Accuracy of personal information
While we make all efforts to keep our data current we would ask you to inform us of any changes in your personal information so that we may keep our records up to date at all times. If we do hold information about you, you can ask us to update or correct any mistakes by contacting the communications team at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 028 30834100 (048 from Ireland).
Opt-Out to Disclosure of personal information
If you do not want your details to be used in any of the ways described above, please advise InterTradeIreland by getting in touch with us or by notifying the communications team by phone 028 30834100 (048 from Ireland) or email email@example.com
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You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.
Linking to other websites
This website contains links to other government and non-government websites. The operators of other sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their own data protection policy.
Securing your information
When you give us personal information, we take steps to ensure that it’s treated securely. All information submitted to our websites is encrypted and protected with encryption on SSL. When you are on a secure page, a lock icon will appear on the top of web browsers such as Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome.
Non-sensitive details (your email address etc.) are transmitted normally over the Internet, and this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. Where we have given (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our websites, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
How to contact us
Making a complaint
If you are dissatisfied with any aspect of how InterTradeIreland processes your personal data you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office
Information Commissioner’s Office