Access to personal details relating to the application for a PSA licence is contained in legal provisions and is strictlycontrolled. The records are covered by the Data Protection Act, 1988 (statement no. 8129/A).

Like many websites, this site uses session cookies that we transfer to your computer for the duration of your visit. We use the session cookie to track your progress through the site, allowing us to maintain the security and integrity of the data being used. If you have chosen to disable session cookies on your browser the site will switch to URL redirection, allowing you to use all aspects of this online service. For general web browsing (i.e. where no application pack request takes place), no personal information is revealed to us, although certain statistical information is available to us via our internet service
provider.  

This information may include:

  • The logical address of the server you are using
  • The top level domain name from which you access the Internet (for example, .ie, com, .org etc.)
  • The type of browser you are using
  • The date and time you access our site
  • The Internet address used to link to our site

Some of the above information is used to create summary statistics that allow us to assess the number of visitors to our site, identify what pages are accessed most frequently and generally, help us to make our site more user friendly.