The term “Equality Commission for Northern Ireland”, “us” or “we” refer to the owner of the website whose registered office is 7-9 Shaftesbury Square Belfast BT2 7DP. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our website.
The information contained on this site has been prepared and reviewed by experienced staff employed by the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland. Whilst considerable effort has been made to describe the law accurately, a website is limited in its ability to convey the complexities and variations in how the law may be applied and interpreted. The Commission, the authors or publishers do not accept liability for any loss which may arise from reliance on the information contained on this site.
We would also ask you to bear in mind the following terms when using the site:
This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics.
Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these Terms and Conditions.
All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
You may not create a link to this website from another website or document without our prior written consent.
Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of Northern Ireland
The material published on this website is for general information purposes and does not and is not intended to constitute legal or other professional advice. You should seek specific legal advice in relation to any particular matter.
Most importantly, each claim needs to be considered on its own facts and circumstances in the light of the information provided. Since no two claims are identical, a successful outcome in one case does not ensure a successful outcome in another.
- Visitors to our website;
- Feedback information you provide to us through the website;
- Personal details you provide to us through the website
Visitors to our website
When someone visits our website at www.doyoumeanme.org we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site, if your opinion to equality has changed when taking part in our mini poll. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting any part of our website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and we will explain what we intend to do with it.
The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland is committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such information, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the Data Protection Act 1998.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why:
Cookie Name Purpose
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
For more information please see the link below:
Online notification form cookie
Session cookie sent to the web browser. Used when you open the browser and then go to a website that implements a session state. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
Third Party Cookies
The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets cookies on the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland’s website on its behalf in order to compile reports for us on user activity.
Google may transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google´s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland’s website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
How to reject or delete this cookie
Cookies set by Third Party Sites
When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube or Twitter, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these and we urge you to review these as they will govern the use of information you submit or which is collected by cookies whilst visiting these websites.
Facebook – www.facebook.com/about/privacy
Twitter – http://twitter.com/privacy
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Feedback information you provide to us through the website
As a user of our website you may opt-in to provide us with comments, in which case we will require certain personal data from you. This will include a name and active email address. We do not use information for marketing purposes and do not pass personal information on to anyone else.We may use your email address to contact you directly with news on events that may be of interest to you.
The Equality Commission reserves the right to review, amend or remove any comments it receives via feedback that it deems to be inappropriate or offensive.
Changes to this privacy notice
This privacy notice will be reviewed and updated regularly. This privacy notice was last updated June 2013.
How to contact us
Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
7 – 9 Shaftesbury Square