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About our privacy policy.

This policy alongside our terms of use and any other documents alluded to in it) are aligned on the basis on which any personal data we collect from you or you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read our privacy policy carefully to understand the types of information we collect from you and how we use that information and under what circumstances that we will be sharing this information with third parties and also your rights in reference to personal data you give to us.

You can find links to third party services from our website and those third party services will be having their own terms and privacy policy. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies or processing of your personal information. Please check these policies before you submit any personal information to such third-party websites.

Our Services allow you to interact with Job Seekers, Jobs, and Employers (as applicable), allowing you to search for, browse, and communicate with Job Seekers, Jobs, and Employers (as applicable). However, we used our algorithm for automated matching, and it will assist you in appropriately matching with the most relevant Job Seekers, Jobs, or Employers based on the details you've provided to us as well as any conditions specified by the Job Seeker or Employer (as appropriate). This would be the basis for automated decisions. For example, we can reduce the number of positions visible to applicants on the basis of the skills and experience needed for that position. In conjunction with this automated processing, we ensure that protections are in place to protect your rights and freedoms and legitimate interests and that you have the right to appeal any automated decision taken and to seek human intervention in order to alter, where possible, the decisions taken. We can also use non-algorithmic approaches to match you with work applicants who we believe would be suitable candidates or employers who we believe have an important position for you (if applicable). This will only be suggestions and we will not initiate any work applications without your participation and/or your approval.

Information we may collect and process

When using the Irish IT Jobs websites , we collect the following data

Information you provide to us

While you create an account using Irish IT jobs service or while browsing the website, we gather and collect the following personal data.

  • Collecting personal data which is information that identifies you as an individual. That includes all or some of the following as first name , last name, gender, profile picture.
  • Contact information such as address, email address, telephone number.
  • Irish IT Jobs profile information such as username and password, employment details, eligibility to work, job applications made by you, feedback & ratings.
  • Financial data for customers only, we only store the payment status confirmation from paypal account.
  • Marketing and Communications Data such as your preferences in receiving marketing communications from us and your communication preferences.

Information we may collect about others

We may collect and process data about others that you provide us with, including (but not limited to) information that you provide by filling in forms on our Website or that you provide to us by email. This information might include, but is not limited to, opinions, ratings and reviews you provide us with on other users you have interacted with, whether Job Seekers or Employers.

Information from other sources and third parties

When using our Services, we will be in contact with third parties who may provide us with certain information about you in order to enable your use of the Services. This includes information from service providers such as Facebook or Google if you access our website through your Facebook and Technical Data from providers such as Google Analytics.

How we collect personal data on the Website

In order to apply for a job through the Website, you will need to register an account with Irish IT Jobs, which will involve you giving us your Identity, Contact and Profile Data. We will inform you at the time of collecting personal data from you whether you must provide the personal data to use the Website. We will inform you at the time of collection whether your personal data will be accessible to other users of the Website or by third parties, so that you can decide whether to provide it.

It is not necessary to register a user account in order to search and view job advertisements, view company profiles or access career advice articles on the Website. However, we will receive Technical Data and Usage Data when you browse the Website through google analytical tool.

How we use your information

Customers post the job if there are any vacancies in their premises on their own behalf or post the job on behalf of third parties,if it's a recruitment agency. The job posted can be read by other users of the website or any users visiting the website. You can search for registered customers, to confirm whether there are direct or indirect employees. Irish IT Jobs does not monitor any specification in jobs and is not responsible for data protection practises of customers.

We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

  • Where we need to perform the contract (e.g. the Terms of Use) we are about to enter into or have entered into with you.
  • Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

Generally consent is not always a legal basis for processing your personal information. You have the right to decline the consent and withdraw it at any time by contacting us.

We don't request you to provide any sensitive personal information (such as personal data relating to racial or ethnic origin, political or religious opinions, membership of a trade union, physical or mental health or condition or sexual life or orientation). These types of categories are under special protections are EU law.

We may make use of your personal information on more than one lawful ground depending on the purpose we make use of your information.

These are the principal grounds that justify our use of your information:

  • Consent: where you have consented to our use of your information (you are providing explicit, informed, freely given consent, in relation to any such use and may withdraw your consent in the circumstance detailed below by notifying us);
  • Contract performance: where your information is necessary to enter into or perform our contract with you;
  • Legal obligation: where we have to utilize your data to comply with our lawful obligations;
  • Legitimate interests: where we utilize your information to achieve a legitimate interest and our reasons for using it outweigh any prejudice to your data protection rights; and
  • Legal claims: where your information is necessary for us to defend, prosecute or make a claim against you or a third party

We use information held about you (and information about others that you have provided us with) in the following ways

Applicable to all customers

Different Data Types GatheredUse of that DataUse justification
Full name, email addressFor marketing our own products and services that we believe may be of interest to you.Legitimate Interest
Profile DataTo administer our Website and App and for internal operations including research, data analysis and data statistics to improve functionality and effectiveness of our Services.Legitimate Interest

Applicable to jobseeker

Irish IT Jobs and each Employer acts as a data controller in their own right, which means both independently determine the purpose and means of processing the personal data of the relevant Job Seeker. Where an Employer receives personal data relating to a Job Seeker it will be responsible for how it processes personal data.

Different Data Types GatheredUse of that DataUse justification
Full name, email address, physical address, password, phone number, GPS coordinates,residential status,Visa status, work history, experience, any pictures by you, your availability to commence work and what type of employment you are looking for (i.e. full time or part time)To provide you with access to the Services including the on-boarding process, profile management and job discovery allowing you to browse job opportunities and manage your job applications.Contract Performance
Job Seeker Profile Data, work and/or interview references, previous jobs and/or applications undertaken as part of the ServicesTo provide Employers with a rating for you based on your level of engagement with the Services and performance as a Job Seeker (i.e. rate of responses, quickness to respond and direct feedback from Employers who have employed you through Irish IT Jobs).Legitimate interest
Job Seeker Profile Data, your previously browsed job roles and previous job applicationsTo facilitate the finding of job opportunities for you and to provide you with tailored job opportunities we believe you may be interested in.Legitimate interest
Job seeker first name, profile picture, work status,county location,Visa status, hours required, about meTo allow all users to go through job seeker profiles created and building credibility and aware employers on availability of job seekers for better job specific adLegitimate interest

Applicable to employers

Where an Employer receives individual information relating to a Job Seeker compatible with using our Services, the Employer will be responsible for how it processes such personal information and the Employer will be a data controller in its own right and must comply with all applicable data protection legislation. Irish IT Jobs has informed Job Seekers that it will share personal data with Employers solely for the purpose of matching Job Seekers with Employers in accordance with this privacy policy

Different Data Types GatheredUse of that DataUse justification
Full name, company, company location, phone number social connections, business identification numbers, Irish IT Jobs username & password , company website, email idTo give you access to the Services including the onboarding process and profile management, job seeker searching: allowing you to browse potential Job Seekers' profiles, job opportunities management: allowing you to create, edit and publish job opportunities and applicants management allowing you to manage job applicants and review their profiles.Contract Performance


All the users during payment will be redirected to Irish IT Jobs paypal account and we do not store any payment account credentials from the paypal page. However, we will be storing the payment status from the paypal page for each transaction.


We may use your data for marketing services and products in the following ways.

Marketing activitiesUse justification
Newsletters, phone calls, and/or marketing emails relating to our own similar services and products. Where required by law, we will ask for your consent at the time we collect your data to conduct any of these types of marketing.Legitimate interests (to market our products and services - you have the right to unsubscribe at any time)

We will provide an option to unsubscribe or opt-out of further communication on any electronic marketing communication sent to you, or you may opt out by contacting us.

Revelation of your Data

We may disclose your personal information to our service providers including Google, Dropbox,Partners' Service Providers, our network of Employers and third party Employers (with your consent) (to assist us in performing any contract we enter into with them or you, including providing the Website and the Services it enables), analytics providers, including Google, and Facebook (to assist us in the improvement and optimisation of the Website).

In addition, we may also disclose your personal information to third parties in the following circumstances:

Reason of revelation and third party(s) to which disclosure might be madeUse justification
In case we sell or buy any trade or assets, we may disclose your personal information to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assetsLegitimate interest (to sell our business or assets)
If all assets of Irish IT Jobs are gradually acquired by a third party , Individual data of our customers will be one of the transferable assets.Legitimate interest (to sell our business or assets)
If we are under a duty to reveal or share your individual information in order to comply with any legitimate commitment or to ensure the rights, property, or safety of Irish IT Jobs, our customers, or others. This incorporates trading data with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protectionLegal obligation.
Fraud Prevention and other checks. To prevent fraudulation on any kind of credit check we and other organisations may access your individual information . Any false or accurate information is provided and fraud is identified or suspected, details may be passed to fraud prevention agencies.Legitimate interest (to assist with the prevention of fraud and to assess your risk profile).
We may unveil your personal information to third parties, the court service and/or regulators or law authorization agencies in association with proceedings or investigations anywhere in the world where compelled to do so. Where allowed, we will corporate any such request to you or notify you before responding unless to do so would prejudice the prevention or detection of a obligation (to cooperate with law enforcement and regulatory authorities).

Internet Security

No information transmission over the web can be ensured to be secure from interruption. Be that as it may, we keep up commercially sensible physical, electronic and procedural shields to ensure your individual data in agreement with data protection legislative requirements. The website will be using a secure socket layer (SSL) to ensure security while exchanging information between your browser and website. All information you provide to us is stored on our or our subcontractors' secure servers and accessed and used subject to our security policies and standards.

International Data Transfers

Your personal data are processed and stored inside the European Economic Area("EEA") or transferred to, stored in, and accessed from countries outside the EEA in order to fulfil the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. Any transfers outside EEA may be having different data protection regime from the EEA, however, Irish IT Jobs right no is not sharing or accessing any data outside EEA , But if we are intended to do so, we will ensure similar degree of protection is given to it by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards is implemented

  • Where the country has been deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for personal data by the European Commission. For further details, see European Commission: Adequacy of the protection of personal data in non-EU countries.
  • We may use specific contracts approved by the European Commission which give personal data the same protection it has in Europe. For further details, see European Commission: Model contracts for the transfer of personal data to third countries.
  • Where service providers are based in the US, we may transfer data to them if they are part of the EU-US Privacy Shield which requires them to provide similar protection to personal data shared between Europe and the US. For further details, see European Commission: EU-US Privacy Shield.
  • We will provide you on request a list of the countries located outside the EEA to which personal data may be transferred, and an indication of whether they have been determined by the European Commission to grant adequate protection to personal data. Where applicable, you are entitled, upon request to receive a copy of the relevant safeguard (for example, EC model contractual clauses) that has been taken to protect personal data during such transfer.

Customer Rights

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2017/676, you have various rights in relation to your personal data. All of these rights can be exercised by contacting us at

In certain circumstances, you have the following rights in relation to your personal data:

Your RightsDetails
Right of AccessYou have the right to obtain from us information as to whether your personal data is being processed, and, where that is the case, access to such personal data.
Right to RectificationWe will use reasonable endeavours to guarantee that your individual data is accurate. In order to assist us with this, you should notify us of any changes to the personal information that you have provided to us by sending us a request to rectify your Individual data where you believe the personal information we have is inaccurate or deficient.
Right to erasure / 'Right to be forgotten'Asking us to delete all of your personal data will result in Irish IT Jobs deleting your personal data without undue delay (unless there is a legitimate and legal reason why Irish IT Jobs is unable to delete certain of your personal data, in which case we will inform you of this in writing).
Right to restriction of processingYou have the right to ask us to stop processing your personal data at any time.
Right to data portabilityYou have the right to request that Irish IT Jobs provides you with a copy of all of your personal data and to transmit your personal data to another data controller in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, where it is technically feasible for us to do so and the processing is based on consent or contractual performance.
Right to complainYou have the right to lodge a complaint to a supervisory authority such as the Information Commissioner's Office in Ireland. Although we encourage our customers to engage with us in the event they have any concerns or complaints.

Irish IT Jobs wont charge you any fees for any kind of request mentioned above. However, if the request is repetitive, excessive or unfounded requests, we may charge you a fee in order to process such request or refuse to act on such request. It will be free of charge for any personal data undergoing process if required, however, there will be a charge of fee if any further copies are needed. Requesting Irish IT Jobs , to stop using your personal data or erase your data likely means that you won't be no longer able to use the Irish IT Jobs services. On any rectify or erase request to Irish IT Jobs, we will notify the third parties to whom such personal data has been disclosed for such request. However, Such third parties may have the right to keep and continue to process such personal data in its own right.

Changes to this policy

We will update this page and inform you appropriately by email if any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future. We therefore encourage you to review it from time to time to stay informed of how we are processing your information.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcome and should be sent to


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