Privacy & Cookies Policy

Davy is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This statement relates to our privacy and cookies policy practices in connection with this website. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and cookies practices of other websites. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such.

Collection and use of data

Davy will only collect information which you volunteer, for example, by e-mailing us or by filling in an online form. Any personal information volunteered will be treated in accordance with the Data Protection Acts 1988 & 2003 (and any amending or substituting legislation) as well as Davy's own principles regarding client confidentiality. In the event that you call us in relation to our website it should be noted that we record telephone calls.


What are cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of information which is transferred to your computer’s hard disk from a website. Cookies can store information about your preferences and other information which you need when you visit the website. Cookies are not used to identify a visitor’s personal identity. 

How does Davy use cookies?

Cookies to remember your preferences on the Davy website

Session cookies allow users to be recognised within a website so any page changes or item or data selection you do is remembered from page to page. We use session cookies which only last for your online session and disappear from your computer or device when you close your browser.

Analytics

We also use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics uses cookies that gather information on how visitors use our website. By matching an anonymous, randomly generated identifier, we can record specific browsing information such as how you arrive at the site and the pages that you view. We use this information to discover which pages are popular or where users have difficulties, and analyse this to help us make improvements to our sites.


Further details on the use of cookies by Google Analytics, and on how to opt out, can be found at: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

Advertising

We sometimes advertises on other websites. We use third-party vendors to display our ads around the internet. These vendors use cookies to remember the websites that you have visited in order to display relevant and targeted online advertising to you. Advertising cookies may be placed on your computer or device when you visit one of the Davy websites. When advertising cookies have been placed on your device, they can be recognised by the advertising networks, and this allows those networks to present targeted advertising to you based on your previous web browsing activity. While advertising cookies can track your browsing activity, the information that they gather is anonymous. 

To learn more about how online advertising works, visit the Network Advertising Initiative: http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising

You can opt out of Google's use of cookies by visiting Google's Ads Settings at: http://www.google.com/settings/ads

Alternatively, you can opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page: http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp


How to refuse the use of cookies

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 

Here is information on how to disable cookies for some of the more commonly used web browsers.

 

Internet Explorer 8.0+

Click on 'Internet Options'
Click the 'General' tab
Go to 'Browsing History' section
Click on 'Delete' button
In Delete Browsing History window - Check 'Cookies' box and Click 'Delete' Button
Click on 'OK'
Go to the 'Tools' menu 

Mozilla Firefox

Go to 'Tools' and 'Options'
Choose 'Privacy' tab.
Click on 'Clear your recent history'  and check Cookies in window. 
Click 'Clear Now'
Click on 'OK'

Chrome

Go to 'Options' in the menu bar
Click on 'History'
Click on 'Clear all browsing data...'
Check 'Delete cookies and other site plug in data'

For more information visit the All about Cookies website
 

Disclosure of your information

In certain circumstances, Davy may be obliged to disclose personal information relating to you to third parties without notice to you, for example, in order to conform to a legal or regulatory requirement; to comply with a legal process; to carry out our duties under our Terms and Conditions; or to assert, protect or defend the rights of property of Davy or any of our customers. Otherwise, we will only share your personal data with third parties with your written consent.


Access to Information and Correction
 

You are entitled to request access to information we hold relating to you and can do so by writing to our Data Protection Officer requesting an Access Request Application Form. We will return a copy of this form to you by post. We reserve the right to charge an administration fee for this service and are entitled to take reasonable steps to verify your identity.

If you decide at any time that you no longer wish us to hold or use personal information relating to you, or in the case that the information is or becomes inaccurate, please notify our Data Protection Officer in writing, and we will remove or rectify the information, within a reasonable time, in accordance with verification and legislative requirements.

Link to other websites

Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such; we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites.

Amendments to our Privacy Policy

Davy reserves the right to amend this privacy Policy at any time. Users of this website should regularly check this Policy for any amendments.


Contact Us

For access, amendment and other data protection requests contact:
Data Protection Officer
Davy Compliance Department
Davy House
49 Dawson Street
Dublin 2