Privacy Policy

Wexford Town Sustainable Energy Community (WTSEC) is a volunteer organization affiliated with Sustainable Energy Authority Of Ireland. This privacy policy will explain how our organization uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

What data do we collect?

WTSEC collects the following data:

  • Website usage data – excluding Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
  • Survey response data – by voluntarily completing our survey, we may collect Email, Telephone, Address, Business Information data, Energy Usage data as well as any other voluntarily submitted information.
  • Contact information – by voluntarily submitting a contact form request, we will be collecting Name & Email data as well as any other voluntarily submitted information.
  • Email data – by voluntarily signing up for our email newsletter.

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide WTSEC with  most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey
  • Voluntarily complete a Contact form
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s

WTSEC may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources:

  • Google Search Console
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Tag Manager

How will we use your data?

WTSEC collects your data so that we can:

  • Contact you in relation to a Contact Form query
  • Contact you (with your consent) following the completion of a survey
  • Email you recent information about our organization
  • Understand our user’s website behaviour and provide a better online experience
  • Understand how users find our website via channels such as Google/organic search or Social Media

If you agree, WTSEC may share your data with our partner organisations so that they better understand our users & their online behaviour:

  • Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland
  • South East Energy Agency

How do we store your data?

WTSEC securely stores your data in a secure database locally or via a trusted Third Party (i.e. Google)

WTSEC will keep your website data indefinitely. Please notify us if you would like your data deleted at any time.


WTSEC would like to send you information about recent events and organization news via consented newsletter.

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.

You have the right at any time to stop WTSEC from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your data to other partner organisations.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please email us at


What are your data protection rights?

WTSEC would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request WTSEC for copies of your personal data.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that WTSEC correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request WTSEC to complete information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure — You have the right to request that WTSEC erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that WTSEC restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to WTSEC’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that WTSEC transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

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How do we use cookies?

WTSEC uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Understanding how you use our website
  • Creating “audiences” for marketing purposes

What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functional — WTSEC uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are
  • Marketing — WTSEC uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser and device. WTSEC sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.
  • Statistics – The technical storage or access that is used exclusively for statistical purposes.

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The WTSEC website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

WTSEC keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 26 March 2023.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about WTSEC’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: