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We use cookies on our website to:

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Cookies used on this website

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Do we share the information we receive?

Information of this type will only be shared about users who have caused or attempted to cause damage to the website. This type of information would be shared only as a result of “hacking” attacks, fraud or other illegal activities.

We may choose to release automatic information (see above) and other information received to the website to companies and organisations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Links to Other Websites

In order to make more information easier to find for our users, Meath.ie and the other Council websites link to content owned and hosted by other local authorities, government agencies, companies, organisations, etc.

Meath County Council has no responsibility for the privacy practices of other websites.  

Contact our Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions in relation to Meath County Council and Data Protection you can contact the Data Protection Officer.

  • email  dataprotection@meathcoco.ie
  • write to Data Protection Officer, Meath County Council, Buvinda House, Navan, Co. Meath C15 Y291
  • Telephone 046 9097000