Cookie & Privacy Policy

Letterkenny Institute of Technology Privacy Statement

This is a statement of the practices of Letterkenny Institute of Technology (the "Institute") in connection with the capture of personal data on this website (that is all web pages within the domain http://www.lyit.ie) and the steps taken by the Institute to respect your privacy.

The Institute is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites which may be accessed through the LYIT website. It is the Institutes's policy to clearly identify links to external websites and it is your responsibility to satisfy yourself as to the adequacy of the practices of linked sites.

General statement

The Institute fully respects your right to privacy and actively seeks to preserve the privacy rights of those who share information with the Institute. The Institute will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your permission, except as may be required or permitted by law. Any personal information which you volunteer to the Institute will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003.

Collection and use of personal information

Any information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties, and is used by the Institute only in accordance with the purpose for which you provided the information and will only be retained for as long as required for the purpose.

Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to Letterkenny Institute of Technology use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy. Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers. There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies.

Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Letterkenny Institute of Technology uses cookies on this website, for the following purposes:

Google Analytics

LYIT uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.


Social Media Sharing and Integration (3rd party)

We use Facebook and Twitter functionality within this site so that you can share items of interest, or become a fan of our Social Media Profiles. You can find out more about Facebook’s Cookie use here: http://www.facebook.com/help/?faq=115180708570932, and Twitter’s here: https://twitter.com/privacy

We also sometimes use video embedding, like YouTube or Vimeo (3rd party) to enhance your experience of content on our site. You can find out about YouTube’s Cookie policy here: https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/privacy/, and Vimeo’s here: http://vimeo.com/privacy