Privacy Policy


Our Privacy Policy is designed to tell you about our practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of information that you may provide via the NIMDTA website. Whenever you use this site, you consent to the collection, use, and disclosure of that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Ways that we collect information

Some areas of the site may require you to actively submit information in order for you to benefit from specific features.  You will be informed at each information collection point what information is required and what information is optional.

Some of this information may be personal (information that can be uniquely identified with you, such as your full name, address, email address, phone number etc.).

We only collect such information when you choose to supply it to us.


A cookie is a piece of data stored locally on your computer and contains information about your activities on the internet.  The information in a cookie does not contain any personally identifiable information you submit to our site.

Below is a list of the cookies set by this website.

Cookie Name Purpose
Essential Site Cookies PHPSESSID
These cookies are essential for the website to operate.
Essential Site Cookie civicAllowCookies This cookie is stored when you first access the website, to indicate that you have been made aware of the sites use of cookies via the Cookie Control notification at the bottom left of the website page.
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To help improve our website we use Google Analytics.  This tool sets four cookies which track how a visitor reaches our website, how long a visitor spends on the site and which pages they visit.  The cookies also store information regarding the web browser, operating system and screen resolution to ensure that the website functions correctly for visitors.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

Monitoring of e-mail

Email communications with NIMDTA may be monitored.  Any such monitoring will take place in accordance with the law.


Except as otherwise stated, we may use information you provide via this site to improve the content, to communicate information to your (if you have requested it) and for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy.

We do not disclose any information you provide via the site to any third parties or other government departments except where:

  • Such disclosures are necessary to fulfil our service obligations to you in which case we will require such third parties to agree to treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy.
  • Required by applicable laws, courts orders, or government regulations (for example to prevent or detect crime).
  • You give us permission to do so.

Access to and correction of personal information

We will take all reasonable steps in accordance with our legal obligations to update or correct personally identifiable information in our possession that you submit via this site.

You have a right to ask to see details of any personal information that we hold about you. If you wish to do so please contact our Data Protection Officer at NIMDTA, 42 Beechill Road, Belfast, BT8 7RL.


NIMDTA has a legal duty to protect the confidentiality of the information we hold.  We take all reasonable steps to protect any information you submit via our website, in accordance with legislation such as the Data Protection Act 1998.

Where you use passwords or other special access features on this site, you also have a responsibility to take reasonable steps to safeguard them.

Links to other websites

This site contains links and references to other websites. Please be aware that this Privacy Policy does not apply to those websites and we encourage you to read the Privacy Policy of every website you visit.