About the eC.A.I.

The eCommerce Association of Ireland (eC.A.I.) was founded in 2015 with a purpose of setting standards, encouraging good practice, providing information, and promoting the use of eCommerce in Ireland.


eC.A.I. members choose to be audited on joining and on an annual basis to uphold minimum requirements and gain accreditation.


The eC.A.I. advocates on behalf of, and informs members of relevant legislation and policy in Ireland and at E.U. level.

Build and Gain Trust

Trust is at the core of eCommerce worldwide

Consumers and businesses alike, deserve a minimum standard of service when buying or paying for goods and services online. eC.A.I.’s standards focus on streamlining best practice in all sectors of the industry, with an end goal of maximising business potential for its members, while promoting safe, efficient and user friendly shopping environments for consumers and B2B users.

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Informing and Training

Stay updated on technologies, policy and practice

It's important to keep up to date with latest trends, technologies and practices. The eC.A.I. holds regular meetups which you can sign up for at http://www.meetup.com/ecommerceassociationireland.

Additionally we send members regular newsletters detailing advancements in the industry, policy issues, and valuable insights.

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Blacknight Internet Solutions

Blacknight Internet Solutions

Carlow County Carlow

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Blacknight is Ireland's leading hosting provider and domain registration company. Operating Data Centres in both Carlow and Dublin, Blacknight Internet Solutions Ltd serves the domain, hosting and co-location needs of over 90,000 customers throughout 170 countries. Our customer base ranges from startup enterprises and SOHO operators through SME to Fortune 500 companies.

100% Irish owned, Blacknight has grown year on year since its inception in 2003 from our Carlow headquarters and were the first company in Ireland to be accredited by ICANN. In 2016 Blacknight became ISO 27001 Certified for Information and Security Management. 


Blacknight is Irelands only privately owned hosting provider to have designed and built our own network, specifically to meet the needs of our customers. This ensures that we offer the highest levels of reliability and gives us unparalleled access to many leading ISPs.