Privacy Policy - IFUT



The Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT) respect your right to privacy.  This statement details the collection and use of personal data in the context of IFUT’s e-mail newsletter and companion website.  All subscriber data is stored in a highly secure facility and we do NOT share subscriber information with third parties.


When you join IFUT, we collect and save your e-mail address.  We use this information to send you regular IFUT newsletters and information which is relevant to you as a member of IFUT.  If you wish to discontinue your subscription or to change your format preference, you can do so through the subscription area present on every copy of the newsletter, or the link at the bottom of the newsletter.


Your clicks on links in the newsletter and in the companion website are saved to help us form an indication of the popularity of the content and to help us make decisions about future content and formatting.


A cookie is a small file that is automatically issued to the User’s computer when the User enters our Site and which is stored by the browser on the User’s computer hard drive. Cookies identify the User’s computer, not the individual user of the computer.  Cookies store some basic information that helps IFUT to identify if a User of a computer has previously visited the Site and if the User has provided some personalised information. IFUT’s use of cookies enables the User to save the password for the Members’ Area in their browser, so the User does not have to re-enter it each time they visit the IFUT Site.


IFUT uses third party analytics (Google Analytics, Newsweaver) to analyse the use of the IFUT website and e-newsletter. Analysis of the IFUT website and e-newsletters does not identify the individual User, but rather the operating system, location, pages visited, etc., of the device used for browsing.


External Links
The Site contains links to other sites.  IFUT is not responsible for the privacy practice or security practices or the content of such sites.


Users’ Consent

By using the IFUT website, or subscribing to IFUT e-newsletters Users consent to the storing of cookies and the collection and use of their personal information as described in this Privacy Statement.  This Privacy Statement and IFUT procedures are subject to review.  IFUT will post any changes on the IFUT website to keep Users aware of what information is collected, how it is used and under what circumstances it may be disclosed.


Contacting the Site
Please contact with any questions about this privacy statement or the security practice of this Site.


This Statement was updated in May 2018.