1. Your data and how we use it:

The data TY.ie collects is the data you submit when you register for TY.ie i.e. Name, Email Address, Password. We also collect the data you input into your profile including your school and age however this data is not mandatory for the user.


  1. Cookies:

Like most websites we use cookies. A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing. Cookies allow us to improve our website and make your experience of using TY.ie faster and easier. Read more about our cookie policy here: https://ty.ie/cookie-policy/


  1. Email Address:

Your email address is used for the TY.ie Newsletter and for when we need to send you an update for the website. We will not give third parties your data before telling you. Third parties may include advertisers on the website and TY Programme coordinators. Apart from this your data is safe and secure with TY.ie.


  1. How long your data is used for:

At the end of your transition year your data will most likely not be used again, however, TY.ie retains it for security and if we need feedback from you on your experience using the website or transition year in general e.g. TY.ie Student Surveys. However, once you delete your profile your data is no longer used but you will still be subscribed to our newsletter. To unsubscribe you use the unsubscribe link in any of the emails we have sent to you.


  1. Personal Privacy Rights:

If for any reason you would like to delete your profile you can do so within your profile section of TY.ie. You can also simply email us to do so and we will do it from the backend of the website. You can also change any information provided to us except your username which cannot be changed without making a new account. Similarly, your information can be updated on your profile section of TY.ie or by emailing us. If you would not like your data to be used for advertising then you can email us to inform us of such. Please note that the ads you see on the website are not directly targeted using the data you submitted to TY.ie but rather Google’s own algorithms.

That’s it! Any questions? Email us at info@ty.ie