Privacy Policy

UTV Ireland respects your right to privacy and complies with the obligations under the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003, and the European Communities (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Data Protection and Privacy) Regulations 2003.

This privacy statement provides information about the personal information that UTV Ireland collects and the ways in which UTV Ireland uses and protects that personal information.

Links to other external websites are inserted for convenience. UTV Ireland is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of any external websites.

Types of information collected and their purpose
“Technical Data”
Like most websites, we gather statistical and other analytical information on an aggregate basis about all visitors to our website, including the UTV Player. This Technical Data comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact you, such as demographic information regarding user IP addresses, browser types, web search terms, and other anonymous statistical data involving the use of our website.

An IP address is the identifying details for your computer on the Internet expressed in “Internet Protocol” code (for example Every computer connected to the Internet has a unique IP address, although the address may not be the same every time a connection is made.

There are email addresses listed on the website for contact and information purposes. Should you choose to contact UTV Ireland via email, your details will only be used for the purposes outlined in your email request. The original email may be retained by UTV Ireland subject to the UTV Ireland email retention policy

The processing of a job application will require the provision of personal information on the part of the applicant. All information provided will be treated in confidence consistent with our obligations under the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003, and the European Communities (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Data Protection and Privacy) Regulations 2003.

UTV Ireland may use other service providers to assist in the recruitment process e.g. to undertake psychometric testing of candidates. Information provided to us may therefore be provided to third-party service providers, in confidence, as part of the recruitment process. Apart from this, information that you provide will not be made available to third parties except in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

UTV Ireland will never disclose technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party (apart from our Internet service provider, which records such data on our behalf and which is bound by confidentiality provisions in this regard), unless obliged to disclose such information by law. Technical information will only be used by the UTV Ireland, and only for statistical purposes to help us to increase the usability and accessibility of our website.

You should note that technical details, which we cannot associate with any identifiable individual, do not constitute “personal data” for the purposes of the Data Protection Acts, 1988 – 2003.

Right of access, rectification or erasure
In accordance with section 4 and section 6 of the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003, you may request access to your personal information or make a request to have it updated or deleted. To find out what personal data we hold on you or to have your personal data updated, amended or removed from our systems, please apply in writing to UTV Ireland, Mayor Street Upper, Dublin 1.

No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. The nature of the Internet is such that UTV Ireland cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us over the Internet and you do so at your own risk. However, we will take all reasonable and appropriate security measures to protect the transmission of and access to personal information.

Personal data submitted via the UTV Ireland recruitment portal may be retained for up to 365 days.

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Third parties
This policy only applies to this website and not to the companies, individuals, organisations or other websites/applications/widgets to which there are links (e.g. from social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter), which are incorporated into our website or via which we offer our Services, nor does it cover advertisers.

Also, please note that certain pages and services provided on our Website or via our Services are hosted, managed and operated by a third party.

These third parties are companies wholly independent of us and are solely responsible for all aspects of any transaction you may make using such services. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.