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Geological Survey Ireland is a division of the Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment (DCCAE). We therefore comply with our parent department's policies around subjects such as Freedom of Information, Privacy and Data. ​

​​​Learn more about DCCAE policies and how we comply with national legislation in order to ensure quality services.

Data Privacy Notice

The Geological Survey, Ireland takes your privacy seriously and we are fully committed to keeping your information private.

Our Data Privacy Notice is provided to fulfil our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), effective from 25 May 2018, which requires greater accountability and transparency from organisations with regard to your personal information, and which gives you greater control over how we use it.

Our Data Privacy Notice explains how and when we collect personal data from and about you, why we do so and how we treat this information. It also explains your rights in relation to the collection of personal information and how you can exercise those rights.

We may change this Notice from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Notice.

Any questions regarding our Notice and our privacy practices should be sent by email to  or by writing to GDPR Manager, Geological Survey, Ireland, Beggars Bush, Haddington Road, Dublin 4, D04 K7X4. Alternatively, you can telephone 01 678 2896.

Read our Data Privacy Notice