Privacy Policy

Privacy statement

At Danske Bank (which is a trading name of Northern Bank Limited, Donegall Square West, Belfast. Registered in Northern Ireland R568), we are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This policy explains how we use the information we collect about you. It also explains the procedures we have developed to safeguard your privacy and ensure that you feel confident about the security of your personal information. Countries in the European Economic Area (EEA) are also required to have a similar standard of protection of personal data.

Visitors to our Web site
When you visit our Web site, you leave an electronic trail. The trail is created when your browser sends information to a server, for instance that you want to access 
. The electronic trail you leave when you visit our Web site informs us of:

  • the pages you looked at on our site and when you did this
  • the browser you use, for instance, Internet Explorer
  • the resolution of your screen, for instance, 1024 x 768 pixels
  • your operating system, for instance, Windows 98
  • the Web site you viewed before you accessed our site (if you followed a link)
  • nWe use this information only to process operations and to create statistics that help us improve our Web site for your benefit.

E-mail addresses
We respect the privacy of personal email accounts and we store your email addresses just as securely as other personal information. We will not send you unwanted email messages or junk mail, and your details will not be passed to any organisation outside Danske Bank Group without your explicit permission.

However, we may use email in response to enquiries you make about our services or service issues. Please see further information on use of email under the heading “How we protect your data” below.

How we protect your data
If you register your details, we use a secure server. Any data you give us is encrypted using a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) session. . .

While we use SSL encryption to protect user information online, we will use all reasonable endeavours to protect user information off-line. However, any personal details or other information entered onto or submitted through the site or by email is entered or transmitted at the user’s risk and we shall not be liable for any such information being intercepted or accessed by any third party without the knowledge of Northern Bank Limited or any of its employees or agents.

External Web sites
Any external links to other Web sites are clearly identifiable as such, and we are not responsible for the privacy policies or the contents of these other Web sites.

As a result of improvements we make to our services, amendments to laws or regulations, or developments in the technology or processes we use, we may change the information we hold about you and/or the way in which, or the purposes for which, we process such information. Where we require your consent to such change, we will notify you of the change. However, unless you inform us otherwise, we will deem that your continued receipt of products and services to which the change relates constitutes your consent to the change in question.

Please help us
We want our website to meet your expectations at all times. In order for it to do so, we need the information we hold about you to be accurate and up to date. Please help us by informing us promptly of any changes to your personal contact details.