Privacy Policy

  1. 1. Introduction
  2. 2. Collection of your Personal Information
  3. 3. Use of your Personal Information
  4. 4. Security of your Personal Information
  5. 5. Site Tracking
  6. 6. Cookies
  7. 7. Marketing Services
  8. 8. Irish data protection commissioner
  9. 9. Writing
  10. 10. Company Information

Introduction, is a registered trademark of The Irish Times Limited. We, The Irish Times Limited (hereinafter referred to as "we" or "The Irish Times Limited") have created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices by The Irish Times Limited through the website and service.

Collection of your Personal Information

In order to fulfil an advertising service we collect personal details from you. These details include names, addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, payment details and any other information required to provide you with an advertising service.

Use of your Personal Information

The Irish Times collect and use your personal information to deliver the advertising services you have requested. Your information will be used for the purpose of providing this service. The Irish Times Limited may contact you from time to time with information for marketing purposes.

You should be aware of your right to access your personal information and to request to view your details or request the erasure, rectification or amendment of your details at any time by contacting us at the phone number or e-mail detailed at the end of the statement. Please note that it will not be possible to erase your contact details for as long as The Irish Times Limited is obliged to provide the service to you.

Other than as set out above, and other than set out in the "Marketing Services" section of this document below, any contact information that you provide through our system will not be sold/rented/leased to any third party for the purpose of selling or marketing to you.

Security of your Personal Information

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, technical and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use, or disclosure.

While The Irish Times takes all due care in ensuring the privacy and integrity of the information that you provide we recognise that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.

Site Tracking

We use site tracking software to monitor traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop the design and layout of the websites. This software does not enable us to capture any personal customer information.


This site uses cookies to enable us to improve our service to you and to provide certain features that you may find useful. They are used to deliver a customised and personalised experience to you. A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information back from the browser. You can find out more about the use of cookies on: You also have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies.

Marketing Services

Our site provides users with the opportunity to opt-in to receive promotional/marketing information from our Irish Times, and select advertisers. An unsubscribe link is provided at the bottom of every outbound email.

Irish data protection commissioner

Further information on your data privacy rights are available on the website of the Irish data protection commissioner.


You have the right to ask in writing for a copy of the information we hold about you and to correct any inaccuracies in your information. If you would like a copy of the information held on you or if you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us at the address below. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Company Information

Registered in Dublin, Ireland No. 2514 VAT Number: IE8/L/40281T
Registered Office, 24 – 28 Tara Street, Dublin 2
Telephone: 01 675 8585

Changes to this Privacy Statement

Our Privacy Statement may change from time to time and any changes to the statement will be posted on this page.

This privacy policy is effective from 1st Dec 2011