EMN Privacy & Cookie Notice
Under Data Protection legislation, individuals have a number of rights in relation to the personal data an organisation holds about them. The purpose of this notice is to inform you of the personal data processed by EMN Ireland.
Who we are and how to contact us?
EMN Ireland is the Irish National Contact Point (NCP) of the European Migration Network (EMN). EMN Ireland maintain a national migration network, composed of organisations and individuals active in the area of migration and asylum including, including national policymakers (Government departments and bodies), I/NGOs, academia and other interested parties active in the area for migration and asylum.
EMN Ireland is located at Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI). The ESRI is a research institute that undertakes economic and social research to advance evidence-based policymaking in these areas. It is a company limited by guarantee and is registered as a charity. Its sources of income are multi-annual programmes of research funded by a number of government departments and agencies, commissioned research projects, competitive research grants and a government grant-in-aid.
Our contact details are as follows:
European Migration Network (EMN) Ireland
Economic and Social Research Institute
Sir John Rogerson’s Quay
Tel: 01 863 2000
Email: [email protected]
The Data Protection Officer at the ESRI is Ms Rachel Joyce. Data Protection related queries can be sent to [email protected]
What personal data do we hold?
- EMN Ireland maintains a professional/stakeholder contact database for the purposes of information dissemination within its network on relevant matters in migration and international protection debates. This also includes contact details of those that subscribe to news, events, and publication notifications, or those that register to attend any of our events.
- We also maintain a database on published migration case law and this is available as a resource on our website. All data is sourced from judgments published by the Courts Service of Ireland and already in the public domain. All protection-related judgments are anonymised at source.
Do we share personal data with any third parties?
EMN Ireland does not disclose your personal data to any third parties.
We use third party cloud software to host and manage e-communications and event registration. We ensure that these platforms provide appropriate data protection assurances. Their privacy notices are available here:
- Communications distribution: https://infiniteweb.ie/ and https://mailchimp.com/
- Event/Conference Registration via Microsoft Forms: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/trustcenter/default.aspx
- Webinar hosting/registration via Zoom https://zoom.us/privacy
What is the legal basis for processing the data?
Under data protection law, there are six available lawful basis under which an organisation can process personal data: consent, contractual purposes, legal obligations, public task, legitimate interests and vital interests.
The legal basis for which we process personal data is Legitimate Interests. Our Legitimate Interest is fulfil our core function in accordance with Council Decision 2008/381/EC establishing the European Migration Network, EMN Ireland. This is to maintain a national migration network, composed of organisations and individuals active in the area of migration and asylum including, national policymakers (Government departments and bodies), I/NGOs, academia and other interested parties.
When we process your Personal Data based on our legitimate interests, we make sure to consider and balance any potential impact on you and your data protection rights. We will not use your Personal Data for activities where privacy impact may override legitimate business interests. If you no longer wish to received communications from EMN Ireland on this basis, please email [email protected]
How long will the data be stored for?
For data processed on a legitimate interest basis, it will be retained for as long as there is a purpose associated with the legitimate interest.
What rights do you as the data subject have?
For information on your specific data protection rights and how to submit any request in relation to your data, please see the main ESRI Privacy Notice here.
Cookies Used on the EMN Website
Cookies are small files that are created and saved on your computer, tablet or phone when you visit a website. They store information about how you use the website, such as the pages you visit and how you interact with content.
- make our website work, for example by keeping it secure – these are called “necessary cookies”
- monitor how the website performs for users, for example the number of visits each webpage gets and for how long – these are called “analytical cookies”
- remember the choices you’ve made and collect information about how you use our website – these are called “performance cookies”
The full list of cookies is as follows:
|_ga||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.|
|_gid||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visited in an anonymous form.|
|_gat||This cookie is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the collection of data on high traffic sites.|
To manage which cookies are deployed, please see Cookie Settings here.