This Privacy Statement applies to all personal data collected via the OCSC website. By using our website, you accept the practices described in this Statement. We may update our Privacy Statement from time to time to take account of changing requirements such as changes in technology or legislation.
OCSC fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear permission. Any personal information that you volunteer to OCSC will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 & 2003.
Collection of Personal Information
For certain sections of the site, where you require further information, personal information is collected in order to reply to specific queries you make.
For general web browsing no personal information is revealed to us.
Collection for Technical Information
Technical details in connection with visits to our websites are logged by our IT Department for statistical purposes only. No information is collected that could be used by us to identify website visitors. The technical details logged are confined to the following items: the IP address of the visitor’s web server;
- the top-level domain name used (e.g. .i.e., .com, .org, .net)
- clickstream data which shows the traffic of visitors around this website (such as pages accessed and documents downloaded);
- the type of web browser used by the website visitor.
Some of the above information is used to create summary statistics, which allow us to measure the number of visitors to our sites, identify what pages are accessed most frequently and generally, help us to increase the usability and accessibility of our sites. We do not release any information or statistics to third-parties.
The piece of software you use to read web pages. Examples are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator and Opera.
The identifying details for your computer (or your internet’s company’s computer), expressed in “internet protocol” code. Every computer connected to the web has a unique IP address, although the address may not be the same every time a connection is made.
Cookies are small text files a website will place on your hard drive to record your preferences on a site or help identify trends for statistical purposes.
It is important to note that accepting cookies used on our sites does not give us access to any personal information.
- Microsoft Internet Explorer: http://www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.htm
- Mozilla Firefox: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/enabling+and+disabling+cookies
- Google Chrome: http://www.google.com/support/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
- Opera: http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/
- Safari: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?path=safari/3.0/en/9277.html