Privacy Policy

Collection and use of personal information

In order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy Passive House Academy has created this privacy and cookie policy statement. Passive House Academy's privacy & cookie policy applies to anyone who visits our website. It explains how we may collect data from you when you visit our website and how we use that information. When you visit our website we may use cookies to help us deliver useful functionality, improve our website and provide you with relevant advertising.

What are cookies and how do we use them?

A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in your web browser while you are browsing a website. There are four different groups of cookies which we use:

Strictly necessary cookies

These are essential in order to enable you to navigate through our website and use its features. Without these, we would be unable to provide you with certain features.

Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies allow our website to remember choices you have made and help to provide an enhanced, more personal experience on our website.

Performance cookies

We use performance cookies to help us improve our website and our online services. These cookies gather information about how our site is used, including which pages you visit most often. These cookies are anonymous – which means that they won’t collect information to identify you.

Targeting & Advertising cookies

Advertising cookies are used to help us better understand our advertising campaigns and how we can make these more relevant to you. These cookies are also anonymous, they won't’ collect information to identify you.

How to manage your cookies:

You can delete cookies stored on your computer or change your privacy settings at any time via your browser settings.

Passive House Academy will assume that you agree to the placement of cookies on your device unless you specifically choose not to receive our cookies, in which case we cannot guarantee that your experience will be as fulfilling as it would otherwise be. Passive House Academy uses Google Analytics to collect information about how you use our website.

Privacy statement

Passive House Academy respects your privacy, any personal information that you volunteer will be treated in confidence applying reasonable standards of security, in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003. Any information that you provide will not be made available to third parties except in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Collection and use of personal information Passive House Academy collect information through this website from you in three ways:

  • Via email
  • Via web technical logs
  • Via web forms

Email

If you choose to contact Passive House Academy via email, your details will be used only for the purposes for which you intended. When your email has been actioned, the original message will be retained by Passive House Academy for a reasonable period of time. Note: Email is a not fully secure method of communication. If there are details which for any reason you do not wish to send via email, you should contact Passive House Academy by post or telephone. Contact details may be found at the bottom of our website. Web technical logs Technical details of your visit to Passive House Academy are recorded for business reasons. None of this information can be used to ascertain your identity. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help us analyse how you use the site.