The Border Midland and Western Regional Assembly has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate its firm commitment to your privacy. This statement relates to the Assembly‘s privacy practices in connection with this website. The Assembly is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of external websites linked from this site and any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such.

General Statement

The Border Midland and Western Regional Assembly fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear permission. Any information which you volunteer to the Border Midland and Western Regional Assembly will be treated with the highest standard of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 & 2003, the Electronic Commerce Act, 2000 and other relevant EU and Irish legislation.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

The Border Midland and Western Regional Assembly does not collect any personal data about users on this website, apart from information which you volunteer (for example by e-mailing the Assembly). Any information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties, but is used by the Assembly only in line with the purpose for which it is provided.

Use of Cookies and Technical Information

Cookies are files which are transferred to your computer’s hard disk by some websites. Cookies can store information about your preferences and other information which you need when you visit a website. The Border Midland and Western Regional Assembly website does not contain any cookies. Statistical and analytical information collected through the standard operation of the Assemblie’s internet server and logs provides general and not individually specific information. The Border Midland and Western Regional Assembly will make no attempt to identify individual users, or to associate any technical information collected, with any individual user. Some of the technical information is used to create summary statistics which allow the Assembly to assess the number of visitors to the site, identify what pages are accessed most frequently and generally, help to make the site more user-friendly.


This website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under the Assembly’s control. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure, but it is the assembly’s policy to ensure that the security system in place adheres to the highest standards.


If you have any questions about this privacy statement, or the security practices of this website, you can contact the Assembly at:

Further information in regard to data privacy rights are available on the website of the Irish Data Protection Commissioner: