Privacy Statement

NIVAL is committed to protecting the privacy of users of this website.  We understand that as a user of this site the security and privacy of your information is vitally important.  We take every precaution to protect the confidentiality of the information you provide.

By visiting you are agreeing to the terms of this statement.  If you do not wish your information to be recorded, you may leave this site. Some links to other websites are available from our site.  When leaving our site, be advised that we are not responsible for the privacy standards of these websites.

Information recorded during web browsing is used for statistical purposes only to gain an understanding of our audience reach and to improve the functionality of the site.  These includes:

  • The domain name from which you access the internet
  • The IP address of the computer you have used to access the site
  • The date on which the website was accessed
  • The pages accessed
  • Keywords used in search engines to find our website
  • Keywords and phrases used to search our website

NIVAL reserves the right to amend this statement at any future date.

Data Collection

The 2018 Data Protection Act enshrines a number of derogations to safeguard the activities of specialist library and archive services:

  • Section 36 -Provides for archives to process personal data for archiving purposes in the public interest (AIPI) or historical research purposes. 
  • Section 42 -Provides for archives to process personal data that they hold.
  • Section 54 -Provides for archives to process sensitive personal data that they hold.
  • Section 71 -Provides for archives to process data, where the data was not originally collected by the archive.