Home Building Finance Ireland (HBFI) respects your right to privacy and complies with the obligations under the European Communities (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Data Protection and Privacy) Regulations 2003. This Cookies Notice provides information about the information that HBFI collects and the ways in which HBFI uses and protects that information when you visit the HBFI website. For further information regarding how HBFI processes personal information, please refer to the HBFI Data Protection Notice and detailed HBFI Data Protection Statement.
Links to other external websites are inserted for convenience. HBFI is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of any external websites.
Types of information collected and their purpose:
Like most websites, we gather statistical and other analytical information on an aggregate basis about all visitors to our website. This Technical Data comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as demographic information regarding user IP addresses, browser types, web search terms, and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our website. An IP address is the identifying details for your computer on the Internet expressed in “Internet Protocol” code (for example 192.168.75.46). Every computer connected to the Internet has a unique IP address, although the address may not be the same every time a connection is made.
There are email addresses listed on the website for contact and information purposes. Should you choose to contact HBFI via email, your details will only be used for the purposes outlined in your email request. Any personal data provided by you in such emails will be processed in accordance with the HBFI Data Protection Notice and detailed HBFI Data Protection Statement.
HBFI will never disclose technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party (apart from our Internet service provider, which records such data on our behalf and which is bound by confidentiality provisions in this regard), unless obliged to disclose such information by law. Technical information will only be used by HBFI and only for statistical purposes to help us to increase the usability and accessibility of our website. You should note that technical details, which we cannot associate with any identifiable individual, do not constitute “personal data” for the purposes of Data Protection legislation.
No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. The nature of the Internet is such that HBFI cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us over the Internet and you do so at your own risk. However, we will take all reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect the transmission of and access to personal information.
Any changes to this Cookies Notice will be posted on this website so that you are aware of the information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about this Cookies Notice, please contact the Data Protection Officer, Home Building Finance Ireland, Treasury Dock, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, D01 A9T8.
This website uses cookie technology. Cookies are small pieces of data stored in simple text files placed on your computer hard drive or mobile device by our website’s server and stored by the browser on your computer. Only our server will be able to retrieve, or read, the contents of the cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. Cookies can be read by our website on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page and usually contains some anonymous information such as a unique identification number.
In particular cookies enable us:
(i) to measure visitor traffic to our website, their usage patterns and related activity;
(ii) to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our website according to your individual interests;
(iii) to speed up your searches; and
(iv) to recognise you when you return to our website.
This website also uses session cookies. The session cookie is stored in temporary memory and is not retained after the browser is closed. Session cookies do not collect information from the user's computer.
For more information on Google Analytics, please visit Google’s website.
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