Your attention is drawn to Sections 39 and 40 of the Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992 which state that persons shall not disclose any information obtained by that person while performing duties as a member of any board, committee or other body established under that Act, or as a member of the staff of, or advisor or consultant to the Environmental Protection Agency, or as a person whose services are availed of by, or supplied to the Environmental Protection Agency unless he/she is duly authorised to do so. In addition to the penalties listed in the Act for contravention of these provisions, any such disclosure may be deemed to be misconduct.
You must strictly preserve the confidentiality of any information, coming to your knowledge relating to the affairs of any company dealing with the Environmental Protection Agency and may not make use of any such information for the purpose of any dealing (direct or indirect) in shares, property or otherwise.
Your attention is drawn to the provisions of the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 and Directive 95/46/EC, and any other applicable law or regulation relating to the processing of personal data and to privacy (including the E-Privacy Directive and the European Communities (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Privacy and Electronic Communications) Regulations 2011 (“E-Privacy Regulations”), as such legislation shall be amended, revised or replaced from time to time, including by operation of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) (and laws implementing or supplementing the GDPR, and laws amending or supplementing the E-Privacy Regulations). (collectively referred to herein as the “Data Protection Legislation”).
You will note that you must keep confidential all information which comes to your knowledge in connection with your involvement with the Environmental Protection Agency. “Confidential Information”, for these purposes, shall include any information which is labelled as confidential or else which should reasonably be considered confidential because of its nature and the manner of its disclosure to you and/or your organisation. You will note that this Confidential Information includes any “Personal Data", as that term is defined in the Data Protection Legislation. You shall keep any such Confidential Information confidential and shall not use any such Confidential Information except for the business purpose for which you are engaged with the Environmental Protection Agency. You will note that you must not disclose any such confidential information to any third party except as expressly permitted in writing to do so by the Environmental Protection Agency, and in those circumstances, only pursuant to the business purpose for which you are involved with the Environmental Protection Agency. You will note that yours, and your organsations obligations as set out above shall continue to apply after the termination of your involvement with the Environmental Protection Agency.
I hereby agree to comply fully with the requirements of Sections 39 and 40 of the EPA Act 1992. I confirm that I am aware of my obligations and my organisations obligation under the Data Protection Legislation. I agree that I will comply with the provisions of the Data Protection Legislation.