Privacy Statement


Website Privacy Statement of the CSEAS


This website is maintained by the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear and explicit permission. Any personal information which you volunteer will be treated securely and confidentially in accordance with the Data Protection Acts 1988 – 2018 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR).

This statement relates to our privacy practices in connection with this website.

Collection and use of personal information

Any personal data you provide in an e-mail message to one of the addresses listed throughout our site, or to the site itself, e.g. when asking a question, is used only for its specified purpose. For other types of information collected relating to website visitors see below.


The technical details that may be logged are confined to the following items:

The IP address from which you access our website (an IP address is the number automatically assigned to your computer when you are surfing the web. IP addresses are used to analyse trends, administer the site, track users’ movements, and gather statistical information and are not linked to personally identifiable information);
The type of browser and operating system used to access our site (for example, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Windows, Linux);
The date and time of visits to our site;
The pages visited;
The internet address of the website from which you accessed our site, including any search terms used.

This website uses cookies which enable a visitor’s web browser to remember which pages on this website have already been visited. The cookies are used only for this purpose


Cookies are small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a website. Some cookies can be read by the website on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing activities on the website, or a unique identifier so that the website can ‘remember’ you on your return visit. Other cookies are deleted when you close your browser and only relate to the working of the website. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the website.


Our website contains links to other sites and the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform is not responsible for the privacy practices within any of these other sites. We encourage you to be aware of this when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements on other websites you visit which collect personally identifiable information.

Notification of changes to Privacy Policy

The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform reserves the right in its sole discretion to amend this privacy statement at any time, and you should regularly check this privacy statement for any amendments.

Further information or to make a request

If you are concerned about how personal data is processed via this website, please do not hesitate to bring such concerns to our attention.