Privacy Policy


The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by MPOWER and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of MPOWER. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, MPOWER takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Who we are:

Smart M Power
Byrne Casey & Associates,
Clonminch Hi Technology Park,
Co. Offaly,
R35 A2Y4

E-mail address: 
Authorised representative: Niall Kearney


Where do we process personal data:

MPOWER stores and process personal data in 

  • Ireland
  • Germany

Purpose of the processing:

MPOWER process personal data for the following purpose(s)*:

  • Legal obligations
  • For registration to certain areas of the Website
  • Use or view of our website via your browsers cookies

We will only process your personal data where one of the following apply:

  • Consent
  • Performance of a contract including possible consequences of failing to provide the personal data 
  • To protect the vital interests of the data subject


Recipient(s) of the personal data:

We use Google Fonts for display of webfonts and aim to host all of these on our webserver to minimise information sent to this service. Your IP address may be sent to this service in order to render fonts for this webpage.

MPOWER, as a partner in Irish and European research projects, such as but not limited to +CityxChange and sECUre, may share personal data gathered in those projects with project partners contained within that project. This will be decided on a project level and be subject to project-specific and task-specific data processing agreements.


Details of transfers to third country/countries:

We currently do not transfer personal data gathered outside of the EU.


Data Retention period:

Where we hold your data due to contractual obligations we will hold your data until completion plus 2 years.

Where we hold your data by consent we will keep it for 1 year. Once this time period has expired we will seek your consent again or securely delete your data.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.



Cookies are small text files containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Please see our dedicated Cookie Policy for more information on how we use cookies on this site –



We currently do not use any Analytics platform to track usage on this site.



We take appropriate measures to ensure the security of personal data under our control and to prevent unauthorised access, disclosure, modification, or destruction of data. We have defined procedures and protocols for processing personal data including:

  • Information Security policy
  • Data Retention policy

Detailed Data Retention policies are available on request.


Other Purposes

Other purposes for which MPOWER might process personal data can include:

Legal Action:

Where necessary we will process personal data provided to us for the purposes of seeking legal advice or other legal purposes. Examples of such processing would include providing information to debt collection agencies in the event of persistent non-payment for products or services by an individual or Sole Trader.

Also, where we receive a formal request under Article 23 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) we may be required to disclose personal data to An Garda Síochána, the Revenue Commissioners, or other relevant organisation.

System Logs, Maintenance, and Investigation of Data Security Breaches:

We process certain data, including IP addresses, as part of our internal system logging on this website to support the diagnosis of issues and maintenance of the website. 

In addition, we will make use of detailed system logs on our webhosting platform and within our Content Management System to support investigations of Data Security breaches. 

Your rights:

You have the following rights in respect to the personal data that MPOWER hold on you. Please contact us at the address above in order to exercise any of these rights:

The right to be informed

  You have the right to receive “fair processing information”.

The right of access

  You have the right to obtain:

  • Confirmation of your personal data being processed
  • Access to a copy of your personal data
  • And any other supplementary information

The right to rectification

  You have the right to have your personal data corrected if it is inaccurate or incomplete

The right to erasure (includes withdrawal of consent)

  You have the right to have your personal data erased, in the following circumstances:

  • You withdraw consent.
  • The personal data has to be deleted to comply with a legal obligation.
  • The personal data was unlawfully processed.
  • Where the personal data is no longer necessary in relation to the purpose for which it was originally collected.
  • Where you object to the processing and there is no superseding legitimate requirement to continue the processing.
  • The personal data is processed in relation to the offer of “information society services” to a child.

The right to restrict processing

  You have the right to ‘block’ or suppress processing of personal data

The right to data portability

  You have the right to obtain and reuse their personal data for their own purposes across different services.

The right to object

  You have the right to object to: 

  • Processing based on legitimate interests or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority (including profiling).
  • Direct marketing (including profiling).
  • Processing for purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics.

Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling

  You the right not to be subject to a decision when:

  • It is based on automated processing.
  • It produces a legal effect or a similarly significant effect on the data subject.

The right to complain:

If you feel that MPOWER has not fulfilled its obligations under the Data Protection Act 2018, then you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commission (DPC).

The DPC offers guidance on how to make a complaint here:

Automated decision making, including profiling:

MPOWER does not use any automated decision making or profiling for users of this website.

Updates or Questions

This Privacy Policy is reviewed annually to determine if it needs to be updated. If any update occurs, this will be communicated:

  • On our website’s front page

It would also be reviewed each time we add functionality to our website.

Please direct any questions you may have directly to