Privacy Statement

This statement relates to the privacy practices of University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork (“the University”) in connection with the ALTAI website (i.e. those in

General statement

The University fully respects your right to privacy and actively seeks to preserve the privacy rights of those who share personal information (also known as personal data) with the University.

How we use your personal data and our legal basis for this

This website is a prototype of an interactive version of the Assessment List for Trustworthy AI. We encourage you not to use personal information or intellectual property while using this website. On some parts of the website, you may volunteer personal information (for example in the open text questions or in the notes.). The University principally uses your information under the legal basis of consent. As such, you are free to withdraw your consent at any time. The University may also process your information under the legal basis of contract whereby the processing is necessary for a contract you have with us, or because you have asked us to take specific steps before entering into a contract).

We also collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our webmasters. This allows us to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer. The use of your personal information in the above ways is necessary for the legitimate interests of the University in operating and improving its websites, analysing their use, and ensuring their security. For more information please review our cookie policy.

Any personal information processed by the University in connection with these websites will be treated in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2018. Accordingly, the University shall only process such information in line with the purpose for which you provided it to the extent necessary to provide you with the information or service you require.

The University shall not disclose your information to third parties.

How long we will keep your data

In keeping with the data protection principles, we will only store your data for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which it was submitted to the University. Any data you submit via this website will be deleted at the end of the prototype phase.

Cross-border data transfers

We will not move your data outside the European Economic Area (EEA).


The University is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. The privacy practices on these websites may differ from that on the University’s websites, and we advise that you review the other websites’ policies before providing personal information.

Your Rights

You have various rights under data protection law, subject to certain exemptions, in connection with our processing of your personal data, including the right:

If you wish to avail of these rights, please write to: The Information Compliance Manager, University College Cork,

Queries or Complaints

If you have any complaints in connection with our processing of your personal data, you can contact UCC’s Information Compliance

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commission if you are unhappy with our processing of your personal data. Details of how to lodge a complaint can be found on the Data Protection Commission’s website (, or by telephoning 1890 252 231.

Revisions to this Privacy Statement

The University may revise this privacy statement from time to time. Changes to this privacy statement will be posted here so you should periodically check this page to review the most recent statement. If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the practices of the University’s websites should be referred to the Information Compliance Manager at the address set out above.

Last updated: 30 June 2020

Cookies Statement

Collection and use of technical information


The ALTAI website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They are used to remember your preferences and analyse how people use the site. The different types of cookies, ALTAI's web site uses those listed below:

  1. Session cookies these are used temporarily to preserve the state of your activity between pages, such as passing your choices in a form to the next page. These cookies are transient and are deleted automatically when you close your browser. They are not visible to anything except your browser and are not passed on anywhere else.

When you first visit the ALTAI website you will see a message asking for your consent to use these cookies. If you click the "Accept and Continue" button, the website will set a cookie which records your consent. If you do not wish cookies to be placed on your computer, leave the message and continue browsing. For more information on how to manage cookies, including how to block cookies entirely, please see the page.


It is the policy of the University not to disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party (apart from the University’s Internet Service Provider, which records such data on the University’s behalf and which is bound by confidentiality provisions in this regard, and the other third parties listed below), unless obliged to disclose such information by a rule of law. 

How to disable cookies

UCC assumes that you consent to the placement of these cookies on your computer if you click on the "Accept and Continue" button in the message displayed on your first visit, unless you specifically disable them in your browser. You can disable these cookies in your web browser with no loss of functionality. This can be done in your browser's Settings menu — use the help function in your browser or on your browser-maker's web site for more information.

Last updated: 30 June 2020