Clean Air Together: Terms and Conditions

We fully respect your right to privacy. Any personal data which you provide to us will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Acts 1988-2018 and General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679.

The Environmental Protection Agency (the ”EPA”) and An Taisce are the joint data controllers of your personal data and are responsible for managing your personal data. The EPA and An Taisce have requested only personal data that is relevant to the Clean Air Together project and this data will be reviewed, processed and used for the purposes of the Clean Air Together Project only. You may be contacted by the Clean Air Together project team (the EPA and An Taisce) for the purposes of this project. This includes, but is not limited to, correspondence by the EPA or An Taisce relating to distribution and collection of project materials and information such as, educational materials, project findings, results and scientific research.

Your personal data may be shared with third parties where necessary for the purposes of the Clean Air Together project only.  Your personal data will be shared with Tico Mail Works Ltd. to allow delivery of your measurement pack.

Your personal data will be retained for three years from the date of your application, so that we can periodically carry out follow up surveys with you. Your Eircode will be stored indefinitely for scientific purposes, however all other personal data will be deleted after 3 years.

You have the right to request a copy of your personal data from the EPA. You also have the right to have your personal data to be updated, rectified or erased at any time. If you wish to exercise any of these rights or you have any queries in relation to your personal data please contact the EPA’s Data Protection Officer, Tom O’Reilly.

Overall scientific results based on specific individual tube locations will be calculated and displayed on an interactive map after results have been analysed and collated. This will highlight mean Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) levels for the period of the study at each location. This information will be made public, in line with the citizen science nature of the project and other Clean Air Together objectives. No personal information such as the name and addresses of participants will be provided with this data.

Participation in the Clean Air Together project is only open to persons living within the defined geographical area of the project due to specific project requirements.

You must be 18 years of age or older to complete this form. If you are younger than 18 years of age and interested in participating in the project you should discuss this with an adult member of your household or teacher.

A maximum of one member per household will be admitted to the Clean Air Together project.

Not all applicants will be admitted to the project. Participant selection will be based on predetermined project criteria and factors such as materials, resources, scientific and geographical requirements.

Selected applicants will be contacted by the project team notifying them of their acceptance to the programme. A project username and password will be generated and supplied.

By agreeing to take part in the project you are committing to following the instructions for installing, taking down and posting diffusion tubes at specific dates in the future.

Individuals and groups take part in this project voluntarily and do so at their own risk. Neither An Taisce or its partner organisations will be held responsible for any injury, loss or damage to personnel or property as a result of participation in the Clean Air Together project.

For further information please visit the project website

By submitting this application form, you are indicating that you have read the description of the programme, requirements for participation and that you agree to the terms and conditions described.