Silicon Republic respects your right to privacy. We do not collect or store personal information when you visit our website,

We may update our Cookie & Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect any changes in technology or legislation, or our data-use policies. Please check the ‘Last updated’ legend at the bottom of this page to see when this policy was last revised.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small, often encrypted text files, located in browser directories. They are used by web developers to help users navigate their websites efficiently and perform certain functions. Due to their core role of enhancing and enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain websites.

Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting (first-party cookies), or they may be set by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing (third-party cookies, such as social media cookies). You can find more information about cookies at or

Your data and Silicon Republic’s Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy outlines our policy concerning the use of cookies and similar technologies.

Collecting anonymised data from our community allows us to constantly improve the site, through content management, audience insights and new product development.

To enable Silicon Republic and our site partners to process your (aggregated and anonymous) data, you can select ‘Accept All’ when you enter the site and are prompted via our cookie banner. Alternatively, you can select ‘Manage Settings’ for further information, and to manage your choices.

Because we respect your right to privacy, you can choose not to allow some types of cookies. However, blocking some types of cookies may impact your experience of the site and the standard of services we are able to offer you.

Below, we’ve provided the information you need to understand the cookies we use, and your choices. Remember, to manage your cookie preferences, simply select the ‘Manage Settings’ button on the cookie banner when you enter our site.

Complete list of our cookies

You can update your privacy settings by clicking here, or the “Privacy Settings” link in the site footer.

What we do when you submit your email address

If you volunteer personal information in an email or in the form of a newsletter subscription, enquiry or comment, the data will not be made available to any third party and will be used solely for the purpose for which it was intended.

We use MailChimp to help us deliver email marketing communications. MailChimp has the TRUSTe Privacy Seal. TRUSTe is an independent third party that operates a globally recognised privacy trustmark. Please read MailChimp’s privacy policy for more information as you agree to this, and the transfer of your information to MailChimp, when you sign up to ezines or marketing communications from us.

What we share with advertisers, partners and sponsors

Regardless of opting in, we only ever share aggregated data on audience behaviour and never share personally identifiable information with our advertisers, partners and sponsors.

We only carry advertisements from trusted partners and/or their agents. We do not carry advertisements from ad exchanges or advertising networks.

Contacting the website

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the security practices of this site, please email or submit your query in writing to Silicon Republic Knowledge & Events Management Ltd, Digital Exchange, Crane Street, Dublin 8, Ireland.

Last updated: 25 May 2021

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