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Domain Scams – Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Consumer Council is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to this site. This website does not store or capture personal information, but merely logs the user’s IP (Internet Protocol) address that is automatically recognised by the web server. We do not use cookies for collecting user information and we will not collect any information about you except that required for system administration of our web server.

When you visit our site, your browser automatically sends us an IP address and certain other information (including the type of browser you use). We may use this IP address and other information to give you access to the site and otherwise administer the site.

In certain parts of the site, we may ask you to provide us with your name or other information so that we can provide you with information you request. You are under no obligation to provide us with this information, but without it, we may not be able to provide you the service you request.

The site also includes certain features that allow you to communicate by electronic mail or otherwise. If you choose to use our “Make a Complaint Online” feature, you will provide us with your e-mail address and other information we may deem necessary in order to reply to your electronic mail message. Your complaint and contact details will automatically go through to the Domain Scams staff at Trading Standards Service for Northern Ireland who will respond to you directly. You are responsible, if you choose to use these communication features, for providing personally identifying information to us with your e-mail message.

When you provide any personally identifying information to us, you communicate that you are knowingly and voluntarily providing us the information. We will not use such information for marketing purposes, but we may respond to the electronic mail messages you send us.

You also should be aware that we collect certain usage information about our site, such as the number and frequency of visitors to certain parts of the site. This data is used only in the aggregate and does not include any personally identifying information.

When you use the site, you consent to the transmission of your personally identifying information to us and to its use as described herein.

This statement does not cover links within this site to other websites.