Privacy Policy

Cookie Policy
Updated: 1st of March 2023

By using or accessing RealJobsWexford website (“Site”), you are consenting to RealJobsWexford use of Cookies as detailed below.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is small file that is stored on your computer. They can be created by websites when you visit them. Cookies allow websites to remember information to make your experience better.

A cookie will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the lifetime of the cookie, and a randomly generated unique number or value. Certain cookies will be used on the Site regardless of whether you are logged in to your account or not. There are two types of cookies that we use.

A session cookie is used to identify a particular visit to our site. These cookies expire after a short time, or when you close your web browser after using our services.

A persistent cookie will remain on your devices for a set period of time specified in the cookie. We use these cookies where we need to identify you over a longer period of time.

How RealJobsWexford uses Cookies

Analytics: We use cookies to learn how you, and other users, use our services and how well they perform. This allows us to identify errors, learn how our services perform, and improve and develop our services over time.

Marketing: We use pixel tags to track and improve the effectiveness of our marketing emails. For example, we may use such technologies to identify if you read a legal update we sent to you.

Website Optimisation: We use cookies to improve the operation and presentation of our website. This includes tracking our use of fonts, caching pages and identifying potential errors.

Banner Advertising: We use Google Adsense to serve ads when you visit our Site. Cookies are used in the process of delivering advertisements to the Site. See Google Adsense Cookies

Security Purposes: We use cookies to limit certain types of cyber attacks.

Do I have to agree to RealJobsWexford use of Cookies? No.

If you do not consent to our use of cookies, you can set your browser settings to reject cookies. These settings are usually found in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your web browser.

A number of features of our services may not work or will be curtailed from working effectively without cookies. As a result, changing your browser settings to reject cookies may have a negative impact on your ability to use our website.

Disable Cookies

Most modern broswers allow you to manage cookies saved on your computer. For example you may wish to accept all cookies or reject all cookies.

Google Chrome

To amend the cookies settings:

Click on the chrome menu.
Select settings.
Click + Show advanced settings at the bottom of the page
Under the Privacy section click the Content settings button
In the Cookies section you are able to change the settings, such as allow cookies, remove all cookies, block third party cookies.
Further, more detailed instructions are available here:

Internet explorer 8, 9, 10 and 11

Select the Tools menu (ALT-X)
Select Internet Options
Click the Privacy tab
Move the slider to choose your preferred settings.

For more specialised settings click on the Advanced button, check the Override cookie handling checkbox and modify the settings to suit your requirements.

Further instruction are available here:

Microsoft Edge

Select More button … (Alt-X)
Select Settings
Select Privacy & security horizonal tab
Press the ‘Choose what to clear’ button
Ensure the checkbox with ‘Cookies and saved website data’ is selected.
Press the ‘Clear’ button

Further instructions are available here:

Mozilla Firefox

Select Options
Click the Privacy tab
To clear cookies, select the remove individual cookies link.

To amend the cookie settings, change the Firefox will dropdown in the History section to Use custom settings for history.

Further instructions are available here:


Choose Safari settings menu
Select Preferences
Click the Privacy tab.
In the Block cookies section, specify whether the browser should accept or reject cookies from websites.
If you want to see which websites store cookies on your computer, click Details.
If you set Safari to block cookies, you may need to temporarily accept cookies to open a page. Repeat the above steps, selecting Never in the “Block cookies” section. When you’re done with the page, block cookies again, and then remove the page’s cookies.

Further details are available here for Safari on mac:

Further instructions for Safari on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch can be found here:

Chrome – Android phone/tablet

Select ‘Settings’ from top right menu.
Select Privacy tab under the Advanced section.
Select ‘Clear browsing data’.
Ensure the ‘Cookies and site data’ option is selected.
Other browsers

With new devices being created all the time, including tablets and phones it is not possible to list every browser for every device. The best advice is to consult the manufactures website for further instructions regarding cookies.

If you use our website with your web browser set to accept cookies, you consent to our use of cookies as described in this cookies policy. If you do not accept our use of cookies, you should either (a) immediately stop using our services or (b) use the settings described above to reject cookies. To withdraw your consent to our use of cookies, you should either (a) cease using our website or (b) delete our cookies using your web browser’s settings and set your browser to reject future cookies.

Changes to our Cookie Policy

From time to time, it may be necessary for us to change this cookie policy. We suggest that you check here periodically for any changes.

Your legal rights

As you are the owner of your own data, if you wish to remove your data, update or view your data, we are here to help facilitate that.

You have a right to:

Request access to your personal data
Request correction of the personal data we hold about you
Request the erasure of your personal data (known as Right To Be Forgotten)
Object to a processing of your personal data
Request restriction of processing your personal data
Request the transfer of our personal data
Withdraw consent

If you wish to delete your account please email info@jrealjobswexford with the subject heading “Remove my account”.

If you want to go one step further and use your Right To Be Forgotten which will permanently remove any trace of you and your data from our systems.

Please note, it can take up to 30 days for us to process a Right to be Forgotten or Data Portability request. You can log your request with our data team on

To protect your account security, you will be required to re-enter your password before we can action your Right to be Forgotten or Data Access requests.

We outsource processing of credit card transactions to Stripe and or PayPal. We securely transmit your credit card information to Stripe or Paypal (our payment processors).

Stripe & PayPal, however, do store this information. Stripe & Paypal maintain that they are PCI compliant. Please visit Stripe’s & PayPals privacy policy for information regarding collection, use, and transfer of personal information.

Privacy Policy

We take your privacy and the protection of your information seriously. We have created this policy in line with the Data Protection Commissioner.

This Confidentiality and Privacy Policy relates to transactions and activities in which you voluntarily engage and it relates to data gathered on but it does not extend to any offline activities between you and any of our third party advertisers.

We endeavour to comply with the guidelines laid out by Ireland’s Data Commissioner in the collection, protection and distribution of data we may collect about you on our website. You should be aware of your rights and your right to contact us wants to provide a service in a safe and secure environment and to ensure that any personal data you give us via our Website remains private and is used only for the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy.

By using the Website, you acknowledge the collection and use of your personal data as outlined below.

Our website which includes any webpage containing this domain name, including any page that is enabled for use by a mobile device or any webpage redirected from another domain name (the “Website”) and the services provided on the Website.

Through our website and our service helps people find, advertise, apply for or express interest in vacancies, and provide employment, consultant or contractor related information. is the controller (as defined under data protection law) and responsible for your personal data. In certain circumstances (i.e. direct employers and recruitment agencies who are registered users of the Website) (“Customers”) who you receive your job applications and resume/CV will also be a controller of some of your personal data.


Change of purpose

We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.

International data transfers

Your personal data may be transferred, stored and accessed within the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or transferred to, stored in, and accessed from countries outside the EEA in order to fulfil the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. For transfers to countries outside the EEA, the data protection regime may be different than in the country in which you are located and will therefore be based on a legally adequate transfer method. Whenever transfers your personal data out of the EEA, we ensure a similar degree of protection is given to it by ensuring at least one of the following safeguards is implemented:

Where the country has been deemed to provide an adequate level of protection for personal data by the European Commission. For further details, see European Commission: Adequacy of the protection of personal data in non-EU countries.

We may use specific contracts approved by the European Commission which give personal data the same protection it has in Europe. For further details, see European Commission: Model contracts for the transfer of personal data to third countries.

Where service providers are based in the US, we may transfer data to them if they are part of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield which requires them to provide similar protection to personal data shared between the Europe and the US. For further details, see European Commission: EU-US Privacy Shield.

We will provide you on request a list of the countries located outside the EEA to which personal data may be transferred, and an indication of whether they have been determined by the European Commission to grant adequate protection to personal data. Where applicable, you are entitled, upon request to receive a copy of the relevant safeguard (for example, EC model contractual clauses) that has been taken to protect personal data during such transfer.

Data security is committed to protecting the personal data you provide us. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure of personal data under our control, has appropriate security management systems in place to safeguard the personal data we collect. Firewalls, intrusion detection and virus scanners are used on all parts of the Website. Encryption during transmission is also used on sections of the Website where security is particularly important.

While makes reasonable efforts to protect all personal data, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result cannot ensure or warrant the security of any personal data you transmit to us, you do so at your own risk. You acknowledge that we are not responsible for any intercepted information sent via the Internet, and you hereby waive, release and discharge us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of intercepted information in any unauthorised manner.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. You must not to share your Website password with anyone.

When you disclose personal data, or request us to make your personal data available, to Customers on the Website (e.g. by submitting a CV to a Customer using the Website) that personal data will be used by the Customer for its own purposes (e.g. to contact you, arrange an interview, review your suitability for a particular position) and such third party purposes and activities are beyond our control.

Link to third party websites

RealJobsWexford vacancy advertising clients are given the option to have a profile page on the Website. This includes information related to their company such as; company logo, contact details, company profile, web address and related links. This information is disclosed for your convenience and information, however if you access some of the links and web addresses disclosed on these pages, you will leave the website.

The Website contains links to and from the websites of our partner networks, Customers, advertisers and affiliates as well as third party websites to which we have no affiliation. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these websites or their policies.

We also use third party advertisements to support the Website. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on the Website, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit the Website, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited.

IP address

We may collect information about your computer, including (where available) your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and statistical purposes.

For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. On revisiting the Website our computer server will recognise the cookie, giving us information about your last visit. They help us to improve the Website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:

To estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise the Website according to your individual interests and make your usage of the Website more enjoyable; and
To speed up your searches.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to the Website.

For more information about how our cookies work view our cookies policy. You can also control cookies – for information on how to do this go to our cookies policy.

Data retention

We retain personal data for no longer than is allowed under data protection law and, in any case, no longer than such personal data is necessary for the purpose for which it was processed. To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure, the purposes for which we process personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

As a registered user of the Website we will retain your Identity, Contact, Profile, Technical, Usage, Marketing and Communications Data for as long as your user account is live. We retain the personal data you provide while your account is in existence or as needed to provide you access to the Website and any Service you have used. Even if you only use the Website or any other Service occasionally, we will retain your Identity, Contact, Profile, Technical, Usage, Marketing and Communications Data until you decide to close your user account. In some cases we retain certain Usage Data (e.g. visitor and application statistics in a depersonalized or aggregated form). Also, we retain personal data for longer if required by applicable law or regulation or justified under applicable statutory limitation periods.

Your legal rights

Under certain circumstances you have rights under applicable data protection law in relation to personal data, namely:

Request access to your personal data (commonly known as a “data subject access request”). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
Request correction of the personal data that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate data we hold about you corrected, though we may need to verify the accuracy of the new data you provide to us.
Request erasure of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal data where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data where you have successfully exercised your right to object to processing (see below), where we may have processed your information unlawfully or where we are required to erase your personal data to comply with local law. Note, however, that we may not always be able to comply with your request of erasure for specific legal reasons which will be notified to you, if applicable, at the time of your request.

Object to processing of your personal data where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground as you feel it impacts on your fundamental rights and freedoms. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. In some cases, we may demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which override your rights and freedoms.

Request restriction of processing of your personal data This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of your personal data in the following scenarios: (a) if you want us to establish the data’s accuracy; (b) where our use of the data is unlawful but you do not want us to erase it; (c) where you need us to hold the data even if we no longer require it as you need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or (d) you have objected to our use of your data but we need to verify whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it.

Request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party. We will provide to you, or a third party you have chosen, your personal data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for us to use or where we used the information to perform a contract with you.

Withdraw consent at any time if and to the extent we are relying on consent as the legal basis to process your personal data. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you. We will advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent.

Regarding your right to have your personal data erased, you can delete your user account with at any time. Deleting your user account deletes records stored in your account, your profile. Once your user account is deleted, it is gone forever and cannot be restored. Some personal data however may still be stored and visible in other places on the Website. We will endeavor to contact Customers we know who have accessed your personal data within the previous 18 months and inform them of your request to erase your personal data.

You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances. We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.

In order to exercise one or more of your rights in respect of your personal data, you can do so from the Account Settings option in Your Account on the Website. Alternatively, please contact us at We will respond to your request(s) as soon as reasonably practicable, but in any case within the legally required period of time.

You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Data Protection Commission, the Irish supervisory authority for data protection issues ( We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the Data Protection Commission so please contact us in the first instance at

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page, you may also be notified by email. You should visit this page periodically to review any changes to the Privacy Policy.


If you have any questions or complaints regarding our privacy policy you can contact us