Privacy and Cookie Policy

The Local Government Management Agency (“LGMA”) understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this Website, Local Government Management Agency - LGMA (“Our Site”) and below. We do not collect personal data about you unless you contact us (see section 6, below). Any personal data We do collect will only be used as permitted by law.

Please read this Privacy Notice carefully and ensure that you understand it.

  1. Definitions and Interpretation
  2. In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

  3. Information About Us
    1. Our Site is operated by the LGMA, a body established by statutory instrument to provide services to Local Authorities
    2. Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted by email at or by telephone on 01 6332200, or by post to 35-39 Ushers Quay, Dublin 8, D08XKP7
    3. We are regulated by the Data Protection Commission
  4. What Does This Policy Cover?

    This Privacy Notice applies only to your use of Our Site. Our Site may contain links to other Websites. Please note that We have no control over how your data is collected, stored, or used by other Websites and We advise you to check the privacy notices / policies of any such Websites before providing any data to them.

  5. Your Rights
    1. As a data subject, you have the following rights under the GDPR, which this Policy and Our use of personal data have been designed to uphold:

      1. The right to be informed about Our collection and use of personal data.

      2. The right of access to the personal data.

      3. The right to rectification if any personal data We hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete (please contact Us using the details in section 6).

      4. The right to be forgotten – i.e., the right to ask Us to delete any personal data We hold about you.

      5. The right to restrict (i.e., prevent) the processing of your personal data.

      6. The right to data portability (obtaining a copy of your personal data to re-use with another service or organisation).

      7. The right to object to Us using your personal data for particular purposes; and

      8. Rights with respect to automated decision making and profiling.

    2. If you have any cause for complaint about Our use of your personal data, please contact Us using the details provided in section 9 and We will do Our best to solve the problem for you. If We are unable to help, you also have the right to lodge a complaint with the:

      Data Protection Commission 21 Fitzwilliam Square South, Dublin 2 D02RD2

  • What Data Do We Collect?

    We do not collect user specific data; however, we do use performance and Google Analytics data to monitor and improve our site performance. The following are the cookies that are currently active on this website, though these may be updated from time to time.

    Performance Cookies:

    Performance cookies collect information about how visitors use a site; for instance, which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect any information that identifies a visitor. The information that these cookies collect is aggregated and is therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a site works.

    Google Analytics:

    This performance cookie allows us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance.

  • Contacting Us

    If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact Us by email at, by telephone on 01 6332200, or by post at 35-39 Ushers Quay, Dublin 8, D08XKP7.

  • Changes to Our Privacy Policy

    We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time (for example, if the law changes). Any changes will be immediately posted on Our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up to date.