Website and Data privacy policy

Privacy Notice for the All Island Strategic Rail Review.

This Privacy Notice is issued by the Strategic Rail Review ℅ Arup, Bedford House, 16-22 Bedford St, Belfast BT2 7FD, United Kingdom and Strategic Rail Review ℅ Arup, 50 Ringsend Rd, Dublin, D04 T6X0.

The All Island Strategic Rail Review (“Project”) will consider how the rail network on the island of Ireland can improve to promote sustainable connectivity into, and between, the major cities, enhance regional accessibility and support balanced regional development. The Project is being undertaken by the Department of Transport (DoT), in cooperation with the Department for Infrastructure (DfI).

The purpose of this notice is to inform you of the data relating to you that we may collect and use in connection with the Project and the uses (including disclosures to third parties) we may make of such data.

If you wish to access the DoT privacy statement, this can be found at the website https://www.gov.ie/en/organisation-information/f43ac4-privacy-statement/. If you wish to access the DfI privacy statement, this can be found at the website https://www.infrastructure-ni.gov.uk/dfi-privacy

The Project is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website or for the business or doing business with you, please be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

This privacy policy sets out how the Project uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this website.

The Project may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Personal Data that we Collect and Process

We will collect and process personal data relating to you that you or other people provide to us in connection with the Project:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • any other personal data relating to you that you provide to us or that we generate about you in connection with the Project

What we do with the information we gather?

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Internal record keeping for the purpose of providing goods and services to you or your organisation.

We may use the information to improve our products and services.

From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Where do we store the information we gather?

A secure web server located at SiteGround

Security and Protection.

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, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Third party software used to track client data (such as Google Analytics and Google Search console) are companies compliant with GDPR laws.

Our website utilises a Secure Socket layer (SSL) to protect information in transit and is kept up to date (software) at all times to maximise security and protect your data.

How we use cookies.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

Google analytics.

When someone visits www.strategicrailreview.com we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to 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. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

Who can access my data?

Data stored on the Project’s servers may be accessed only by Project members and used for the purposes of providing goods and services – the day to day requirements in working with any client.

Who do I contact if I want my data removed? If you would like us to remove your data, please contact:

Email – strategicrailreview@arup.com