The proposal to charge for excessive use of water under the Water Services Act, 2007 is not credible.
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Our aim is to safeguard your privacy whilst providing a personalised and valuable service. We appreciate that you don’t want the personal information you provide to us distributed indiscriminately and here we explain how we use your personal information and let you know what rights you have regarding its use
Publicpolicy.ie collects personal information, voluntarily submitted by visitors to the Web site, which enables us to respond to requests for publications, and respond to requests for more information or assistance. Public Policy adheres to the highest standards of ethical practices in all of our operations and is dedicated to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our Web site. We don’t sell, barter, give away, rent or permit anyone outside of PublicPolicy.ie to use your personal information.
We occasionally use third-party agents, subsidiaries, affiliates and partners to perform functions such as marketing, analytics, etc., on our behalf. These entities have access to the personal information needed to perform their functions and are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of any personal information collected from the Web site. They are restricted from using, selling, distributing or altering this data in any way other than to provide the requested services to the Web site.
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