L’Arche Ireland & N. Irl takes your privacy very seriously. Please read through this privacy notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how and why we collect, store, use and share your personal data. It also explains your rights in relation to your personal data and how to contact us or supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.
When using your personal data we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018. The GDPR applies across the European Union (including in the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as a ‘controller’ of that personal data for the purposes of the GDPR. Our use of your personal data is subject to your instructions, the GDPR, the Data Protection Act 2018, other relevant EU legislation and our professional duty of confidentiality.
The Data Controller of our website www.larche.ie is L’Arche Ireland & N. Ireland, ‘An Siol’, 42 West Street, Callan, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland. We have appointed a Data Compliance Manager who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this privacy notice. If you have any questions about this privacy notice please contact our Data Compliance Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or please write to The Data Compliance Manager, L’Arche Ireland & N. Ireland, ‘An Siol’, 42 West Street, Callan, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland
This privacy notice aims to give you information on how we collect and process your personal data through your use of this website, including any data you may provide through this website.
It is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data.
From May 2018 you have enhanced rights over how your personal data is held, processed and stored, and L’Arche Ireland & N. Irl is committed to upholding and meeting these. They include the requirements that data be:
The types of personal data we may collect when you engage with us are:
This personal data is required to enable us to provide our service to you. If you do not provide the personal data we ask for, it may delay or prevent us from providing services to you.
There may be times in which we share personal data about you to third parties. We will only share information to third parties if it is relevant and/or in accordance with our terms of agreement made with you at the time of initial engagement. Third parties may include but are not limited to:
Under the data protection law, we can only use your personal data if we have a proper reason for doing so.
These may include but are not limited to:
Information may be held at our offices, third party agencies, service providers, representatives and agents as described above (see ‘Disclosure and sharing of personal data’).
We will not retain your data for longer than necessary for the purposes set out in this policy. We may keep your data for up to 8 years and only keep information after this to comply with any relevant statutory requirements to satisfy our duties as a company.
When it is no longer necessary to retain your personal data, we will delete it securely.
We have appropriate security measures to prevent personal data from being accidentally used, lost or accessed unlawfully.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
Your information will be stored securely on either our companies’ systems, remote back up or physical copies held in a locked office situated in a securely locked building.
We securely store your personal data by using:
Our website utilises SSL (Secure Sockets Layer), the standard technology for keeping an internet connection secure and safeguarding any sensitive data that is being sent between two systems.
In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by L’Arche Ireland & N. Irl or how your complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint direct with the supervisory authority and with L’Arche Ireland & N. Irl Data Protection Officer.
Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookie will help the website, to recognise your device the next time you visit. Web beacons or other similar files can also do the same thing. We use the term “cookies” in this policy to refer to all files that collect information in this way. There are many functions cookies serve. For example, they can help us to remember your username and preferences, analyse how well our website is performing, or even allow us to recommend content we believe will be most relevant to you. Certain cookies contain personal information – for example, if you click to “remember me” when logging in, a cookie will store your username. Most cookies won’t collect information that identifies you, and will instead collect more general information such as how users arrive at and use our websites, or a user’s general location.
Generally, our cookies perform up to three different functions:
Yes. If you do wish to disable our cookies then please follow the instructions here for your browser. Please remember that if you do choose to disable cookies, you may find that certain sections of our website do not work properly.
To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, click here.
Any formal, written request by a Data Subject for a copy of their personal data (a Subject Access Request) will be referred, as soon as possible, to our Data Protection Officer, and will be processed as soon as possible.
It is intended that by complying with these guidelines, L’Arche Ireland & N. Irl will adhere to best practice regarding the applicable Data Protection legislation.