The Office of the Northern Ireland Executive Brussels has updated its Privacy Policy

Why do we collect information?

We maintain a contact database with details of individuals with whom our office has had contact or anyone that we invite to events in our office.  We have two elements of our contact list (a) contacts relating to our work with the EU (b) individuals with a connection to Northern Ireland in a personal capacity

What kind of information do we collect?

We record if individuals have a connection to Northern Ireland in a personal capacity and for some contacts we have personal email details

How do we use the information we collect?

We use the information that we collect as a basis for invitation lists for events we hold.  We do not share the information that we hold with anyone outside of the Northern Ireland Civil Service.

Access to information and correction

Any information we collect will be retained for no longer than is necessary, and in line with the Department’s retention and disposal schedule.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation you have the following rights:

We want to ensure that the information we hold is accurate and up to date.  If you would like a copy of the information that we hold about you, or if you wish to correct or update the information that we hold about you, please email us at

Update of Privacy Policy

We will keep our privacy policy up to date and publish any updates on our website.  This privacy policy was last updated on 31 May 2018.

How to contact us

The data controller is The Executive Office (TEO) in the Northern Ireland Civil Service

If you have any questions or comments about our privacy policy please contact us via email at


You can also contact us by post or telephone:

180 Chaussée d’Etterbeek,

Brussels 1040


Tel: 0032 (0) 2 2901 330


The TEO Data Protection Officer is:

Dr David Lammey

Castle Buildings

Upper Newtownards Rd,



Northern Ireland

(+44) 028 9052 8400


You also have a right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office:

Information Commissioner’s Office

3rd Floor

14 Cromac Place



Tel: 028 9027 8757 or 0303 123 1114


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