How we use your information
Visitors to our website
When someone visits https://archive.waterwaysireland.org/ we collect standard internet log data and details of visitor behaviour patterns using Google Analytics. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in such a way that does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website. We do 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 clear and honest about it. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.
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Opting out of Cookie usage
It is possible to opt out of having your anonymous browsing activity within websites recorded by analytics cookies. Waterways Ireland uses Google Analytics and you can opt out of their cookies by clicking tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Please note that this will take you to the relevant third party's website and generate a 'no thanks' cookie, which will stop any further cookies being set by those third parties.
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