This Privacy Statement provides information about the ways in which SOLAS collects stores, shares or keeps Personal Information that we collect from you or that you provide to us. SOLAS is committed to upholding all legislative requirements in regarding to Data Protection and privacy. This statement will outline our privacy practices in association with this website. We are not responsible for privacy practices for other websites which we provide links to. All links to external websites are easily identifiable. SOLAS reserve the right to modify this Privacy Statement at any time.

Collection of your Personal Information

For some of the services which SOLAS offer we may require Information from you. The Personal Information we collect from you may include : name, gender, country of origin, date of birth, address, telephone number, e-mail address and company name. Information may be collected on the IP address of the visitors webserver, the top-level domain used, previous website from which the visitor has visited us, click stream data which shows the traffic of visitors around this website and the type of browsers used by the website visitor. This Information is used to administer the site.

Use of your Personal Information

Any Personal Information collected will be used to provide the services of SOLAS. By supplying this Information you are implicitly agreeing to SOLAS making your Information available to a third party, this third party will also be required to register with SOLAS.

All Information is validated by trained SOLAS staff before it is stored on the website this helps ensure the integrity of all Information. SOLAS may disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law. Personal Information collected on the site may be stored and processed in any country with which SOLAS has an affiliation by using the site you consent to the transfer of your Information. We will store your Personal Information for as long as necessary for the purposes of providing access to our site and related services.

Control of your Personal Information

Personal Information may be shared with other registered users on the SOLAS website.

Security of your Personal Information

SOLAS is committed to protecting the security of your Personal Information. SOLAS follows best practice guidelines and uses a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. As effective as modern security practices are, no physical or electronic security system is entirely secure. We will continue to update policies and implement additional security features as new technologies become available. Information is stored on computers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities.

Protection of Children’s Personal Information

SOLAS does not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children.

Use of Cookies

The purpose of Cookies is solely to assist SOLAS in ensuring we provide relevant Information in an easily accessible format and to improving your browsing experience. Cookies are small pieces of data that may be stored on your computer or mobile device. They allow a website “remember” your actions or preferences over a length of time. Cookies are encrypted and contain no Personally Identifiable Information. All cookies have an expiration time after which they will be unusable. Website users should be aware that SOLAS will not delete any cookies stored locally on your machine however we will overwrite cookies each time a new session is started on our website. Deletion of cookies is entirely at your own discretion. Within your browser you can choose whether you wish to accept cookies or not.

Upon first visit of this website, you can choose not to accept our tracking cookies or third party cookies.

Cookie consent expires after 30 days, after 30 days, you will be asked to consent again.

Google Analytics

This website utilises Google Analytics to generate reports and insights of users visiting eCollege. You can opt out of by using the Privacy Toolbar when you first enter the website. Cookie expiration: Two years. Information gathered from Google Analytics may include the following:

  • Type of web browser used, software manufacture and version number
  • Type of operating system
  • Network location and IP address
  • Time of visit
  • Pages visited
  • Time spent on each page of the website
  • Referring site statistics
    Demographics and Interest Reports
  • The website (URI) the user came through in order to arrive at this website (example: clicking on a hyperlink from that took the user to this website)
  • Search engine query used (example: typing in a phrase in to a search engine like Google, and clicking on a link from that search engine).

The above information will be collected by Google and may be stored on databases located outside of Ireland. The above information does not include any Personally Identifiable Information. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.


This website uses videos hosted on which uses cookies for data collection. You can opt out by using the Privacy Toolbar when you first enter the website. Cookie expiration: One month.

Enforcement of this Privacy Statement

If you have any queries regarding the above statement please contact SOLAS at the following address