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Business Insight Privacy Policy

Business Insight complies with the Principles of the Data Protection Act 1988 and GDPR when dealing with your personal data.

In this Policy, “Personal Data” means information which relates to an individual and which identifies that individual, either directly or indirectly.

What information do we collect about you? - Visitors to our websites

Business Insight only receives personal information (such as your name, email address and telephone number) if you choose to provide it to us by for example requesting any information from us, completing any forms on the website, subscribing to any service, contacting the helpdesk or a general enquiry regarding employment opportunities. Business Insight does not collect “Sensitive Personal Data” through its website. By “Sensitive Personal Data” we mean personal data concerning racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership, or concerning health or sex life. By volunteering unsolicited sensitive personal data to us (e.g., by submitting a job application online), you expressly consent to your personal data being used as described in this Policy.

For example:

  • To establish or verify your identity when you use an area of the website limited to registered users.
  • To provide information on the products or services you have requested.
  • To respond to you about your job application.
  • To address the enquiry, question or feedback which you have sent to us.
  • Compiling aggregate statistics regarding the use of the websites.

What is the legal basis?

Any processing that is done by us is for legitimate business purposes which include to provide information on our products and services which we think maybe useful to you.

Details on how to unsubscribe

All emails sent by us will be clearly marked as originating from us. All such emails will include clear instructions on how to unsubscribe from our email service and any future emails, either by an unsubscribe link or a valid email address to which you should reply with “unsubscribe” as the email subject.

Data Sources

Business Insight takes reasonable steps to assess the reputation and reliability of its third-party data sources before incorporating the information into its products.

Third Parties

We do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personal information. However, we do use trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website.

Google Analytics

When someone visits or we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. This is used to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. The data is held for the minimum retention period of 14 months. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, including, download the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on from


Please see the following link for details of Eircode code of practice that contains:

  • An explanation of the background and context of the Eircode
  • A description of the sources of the Eircode data
  • Information for you about your right to have incorrect data about you corrected or removed
  • Information about your right to register valid complaints about Eircode services with the Contractor.


We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our quarterly e-newsletter. If you subscribe to our mailing list, your email address is collected for the sole purpose of receiving the newsletter and will not be used for any other purpose or be passed to third parties. All newsletters contain an unsubscribe link that allows user to opt out should they no longer wish to receive the newsletter.

Statistics are collected in relation to the newsletter in terms of email opening and clicks to our website using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice

Use of Cookies

Our website uses cookies to track use. Please note that these cookies do not contain or pass any personal, confidential or financial information that could be used to identify visitors to our website. Please note you are free to refuse cookies. You can read more about how we use cookies here.

Do Not Track

Some web browsers give the ability to prevent tracking of your online activity by setting a preference in your browser alerting websites you visit that you do not want them to track your online activities. This is referred to as a Do Not Track (“DNT”) signal. This is different than blocking or deleting cookies, as browsers with an enabled DNT Signal may still accept cookies.

Please note that our websites may not recognise or take action in response to DNT signals from your browser. Currently, there is no accepted industry standard for what a company should do when a DNT signal is detected. In the event a final standard is established, we will assess how to appropriately respond to these signals and we will update this Privacy Policy accordingly. For more information about DNT signals please visit

Data security and integrity

Business Insight use various technological and procedural security measures to protect your Personal Information. These include maintaining up-to-date physical, electronic and procedural safeguards. For example, we use computer safeguards such as firewalls and data encryption. In addition, we only allow employees to access Personal Information only when required to fulfil their job responsibilities.

Retention of your personal data

We retain the personal information that you provide us in line with our retention policy and in line with the length of time we need to keep personal information to manage and administer the contract we have you, when no longer needed for historical, research or statistical purposes or to take into account any legal, statutory or regulatory obligations.

We will delete the information from the servers at an earlier date if you so request, as described below.

Right to data portability

You, as the data subject, have the right to receive your personal data, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format.

Requests regarding your Personal Data: access, correction, processing and deletion

Under data protection law, all individuals who are the subject of personal data held by Business Insight are entitled to access the information we hold about you, request that we correct any errors, outdated information, or omissions in the data, oppose the processing of the data or ask that we delete the data that we no longer have lawful ground to use.

To exercise these rights or if you have any questions in relation to our use of your personal data, you should first write to us at the following address:

FAO Data Controller
Business Insight Ltd
Unit 2
Olympus Court
Tachbrook Park
CV34 6RZ

The data controller will always verify the identity of anyone making a subject access request before handing over any information and will respond within 30 working days.

Your right to contact the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)

If you are not satisfied with our use of your personal data or our response to any request by you to exercise any of your rights, then you have the right to contact the ICO at:

Information Commissioner's Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Cheshire SK9 5AF

Contact Information

If you have any concerns or questions relating to this Business Insight Privacy Policy, feel free to contact us at

This privacy notice was last updated on 12 December 2017.

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