Statement regarding the collation and use of personal data
Each time a user accesses the Internet content of the Federal Foreign Office or calls up a file, data on this activity is temporarily stored and processed in a log file.
Each item of data is anonymised before storage by changing the IP address.
Specifically, the following data is stored each time content is accessed:
- anonymised IP address,
- date and time,
- accessed page/name of accessed file,
- amount of data transmitted,
- notification whether the process was successful.
This data is evaluated solely for statistical and qualityrelated purposes and is subsequently deleted.
It is not used for other purposes or transferred to third parties.
Accessing individual pages generates socalled transient cookies to facilitate navigation. These session cookies contain no personal data and are erased at the end of the session. Technology such as Java applets and activeX controls which allows user access behaviour to be monitored is not used.
Postal and email addresses supplied in connection with enquiries or requests for information material are used solely for correspondence and shipping respectively.
The internet service of the German Embassy Dublin is published by:
Press and Public Relations Officer
German Embassy Dublin
31 Trimleston Avenue
Co. Dublin, Ireland
Tel. (+353) - (0)1 - 269 3011
Fax (+353) - (0)1 - 269 3946