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Island Space @ COP26

Monday 1st November
Online
Free

Carbon Literacy for Small Businesses– Top Management NI

Monday 1st November
Online
Free

Attitudes to planetary stewardship and transformation among G20 countries

Monday 1st November
Queen’s University Belfast – Canada Room and Council Chamber
Free

Smart Energy Conference 2021

Tuesday 2nd November
ICC Belfast
See website for details

Belfast Festival of the Circular Economy / Re(ACT)

Tuesday 2nd November
Multiple events online & in–person
Free

The Power of Water Report Launch

Wednesday 3rd November
Online

Mapping the Just Transition in Northern Ireland

Wednesday 3rd November
Queen’s University Belfast – Canada Room and Council Chamber
Free

A local solution to a global problem: community wealth building and climate

Wednesday 3rd November
QUB– Peter Froggatt Centre 0G.007
Free

Universities in the face of a planetary crisis

Thursday 4th November
Queen’s University Belfast – Canada Room and Council Chamber
Free

Heritage: How To? Phase One Launch

Thursday 4th November
Online
Free

BTO Northern Ireland Birdwatchers’ Conference 2021

Friday 5th November
Online
£5 for both days

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Webinar on the Rights of Nature

Sunday 7th November
Online
Free

Economic and other Benefits of Local Climate Action

Monday 8th November
Queen’s University Belfast – Canada Room
Free

Young Trustees Movement Champion Training

Tuesday 9th November
Online
Free

Local Citizen Climate Action

Tuesday 9th November
Queen’s University Belfast – Canada Room and Council Chamber
Free

National Air Quality News Conference

Wednesday 10th November
Lords Cricket Ground, London
Tickets from £150–£395

The climate crisis and ensuring a just transition beyond carbon

Wednesday 10th November
QUB– Peter Froggatt Centre 0G.007
Free

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IoD NI & NIE Networks: Green Recovery Forum – How local SMEs are responding to the Climate Change Emergency

Wednesday 17th November
Crowne Plaza Belfast, Belfast
Free– members only

The Rural Communities Conference 2021: Working in Partnership to Improve Local Services

Wednesday 17th November
Online
See website for details

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The National Sustainability Summit

Tuesday 23rd November
RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin
Free

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European Business & Nature Summit 2021

Tuesday 30th November
Online

    

Who we are

Northern Ireland Environment Link (NIEL) is the networking and forum body for organisations interested in the natural and built environment of Northern Ireland.

NIEL is a company limited by guarantee (NI34988) and is registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (NIC101074).

NIEL Privacy Policy

The staff of Northern Ireland Environment Link respect your right to privacy and seek at all times to comply with our obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018. For more information on GDPR, the Data Protection Act and your rights as a data subject, please visit the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) website: https://ico.org.uk

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to outline how we process any personal data you may provide to us while visiting this website. If the terms of this Privacy Policy are not acceptable to you, you should not use this website.

Northern Ireland Environment Link (NIEL) operates https://www.nienvironmentlink.org (“Site”), and is the Data Controller for the Site. This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.

The purpose for which we use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy, which we process on the basis of your consent and for our legitimate interest in providing this website. You may withdraw your consent at any time.

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your name (“Personal Information”). You and your web browser(s) are the source of the information that we collect, which is not from a publicly–accessible source. There is no contractual or statutory obligation on you to provide this data. We do not use any personal information for automated decision–making.

By visiting this website, you hereby accept the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Personal data we collect and how we use it

  • Event registration – when you register for a NIEL event, we collect your name, e–mail address and dietary requirements. This information is used for administrative purposes only e.g. catering, to contact you regarding change of time, venue etc. We may also use your e–mail address to send you relevant materials from the events you attend e.g. conference reports, presentation slides, evaluation surveys.
  • Newsletter sign–up – when you sign up to receive our monthly newsletter, we collect your name and e–mail address. We will only use this information to send you our newsletter. You can unsubscribe at any time.
  • Webforms – when you submit an event for inclusion in our website calendar, we collect your name, e–mail address and telephone number. This information is used to provide contact details for website visitors who may be interested in attending your event.
  • Webforms (contd.) – when submitting a job, volunteer opportunity or training course for inclusion on our website, we collect your name, e–mail address and telephone number. This information is used to provide contact details for website visitors who may be interested in applying.
  • Webforms (contd.) – when submitting a NIEL Membership information request, we collect your name, e–mail address and telephone number in order to contact you regarding NIEL membership e.g. member benefits, fees and the membership application process.
  • Google Analytics – we collect and review data on user visiting habits e.g. most visited webpages, number of visitors, visit duration etc. This information is used to improve our website and help provide the best possible service to our members.
  • Cookies (please see below)

We do not share any information collected with third parties.

Your information (name and email address) is only collected once consent has been provided, and for the legitimate purpose of providing you with information about our services.

Cookies

This website uses “cookie” technology. A cookie is a piece of text stored by the browser on your computer, at the request of our server. We use cookies to remember your viewing preferences if you select to view this website using the ‘Text only version’. This cookie remembers your personal preference as you browse from page to page, and also on your return to the website after closing your browser. Cookies are used to manage authenticated access to the site by authorised users to protected areas of the website. You are always free to decline our cookies, if your browser permits, or to ask your browser to indicate when a cookie is being sent. You can also delete cookie files from your computer at your discretion. Please note that if you decline our cookies or ask for notification each time a cookie is being sent, this may affect your ease of use of this website.

Links to other websites

Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such, and we are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of these other websites.

Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

We do not provide your personal data to any third parties, except as indicated above, without express consent, provided that such confidentiality is not in contravention of any legal action or legal requirement.

Data Subject Rights

Under the General Data Protection Regulation, you have (from 25th May 2018) the following rights in respect of your personal data.

  1. The right to be informed
  2. The right to access
  3. The right to rectification
  4. The right to erasure
  5. The right to restrict processing
  6. The right to data portability
  7. The right to object
  8. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling

As a data subject, you have the right to lodge a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office here.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Any changes to this Privacy Policy will be posted on this website so you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

Privacy Enquiries

Privacy enquiries may be made:

  • By writing to:

Connor McLean
Communications & IT Officer
Northern Ireland Environment Link
89 Loopland Drive
Belfast
BT6 9DW