Privacy Statement

This statement concerns the privacy practices of this website. The Department of Education and Skills is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites.

The Department of Education and Skills respects the rights of its users and does not, as a general rule, collect personal information of any kind. Where a user voluntarily provides personal information (e.g., by completing a form or questionnaire, or sending us an e-mail) the data will be used only for the purpose for which they are collected. Any personal information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties, save as required by law, and is used by this Department only in line with the purpose for which you provided it.

For general web browsing no personal information is revealed to us, although certain statistical information is available to us via our Internet Service Provider. This information may include the logical address of the server you are using, the top level domain name from which you access the Internet (for example, .ie, .com, etc), the type of browser you are using, the date and time you access our site, and the Internet address used to link to our site.

Some of the above information is used to create summary statistics which allow us to quantify the number of visitors to our site and identify what pages are accessed most frequently. We use these statistics to help us make our site more user friendly.


The contents of these pages are provided as an information guide only. They are intended to enhance public access to information about the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) for which the Department of Education and Skills is the Managing Authority in Ireland. While every effort is made in preparing material for publication no responsibility is accepted by or on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills for any errors, omissions or misleading statements on these pages or any site to which these pages connect. Although every effort is made to ensure the reliability of listed sites this cannot be taken as an endorsement of these sites.