The document provides a policy statement regarding the data protection obligations of our Parish, thus ensuring that we comply to Data Protection Regulations within Irish Legislation. This policy applies to all personal data collected and stored in the course of its’ activities.
What is Personal Data?
Personal Data relates to a living individual and from this data an individual can be identified. This policy covers both personal and sensitive personal data held in relation to data subjects of the Parish. This policy applies to personal data held in manual and automated form. The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
Who we are and How we Process your Personal Data?
Clogh Parish is the Data Controller. The Parish complies with its obligations under GDPR by;
What do we use your Personal Data for?
Data is collected from parishioners, employees, volunteers and contractors. CCTV cameras are also in operation for security purposes and there are clear signs outlining their use.
What is your Personal Data Used for?
What is the Legal Basis for Processing your Personal Data
Sharing your Personal Data
Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be shared with other clergy or staff of the parish for the purposes connected to the Parish. We will only share your data with third parties outside the parish with your consent.
How long do we keep your Personal Data?
We retain data in accordance with the guidance set out within Irish Data Protection Legislation. Specifically, records of donations and associated paperwork are retained for 6 years after the calendar year to which they relate. Parish registers such as Baptisms, Marriages, Confirmations are kept permanently.
Your Rights and Your Personal Data
Under the Data Protection Regulations, you have the right to request access to the personal information held about you. Any requests should be addressed to the Parish Priest (contact details below). Requests should be dealt with, within 30 days of receipt, unless there is a reason for the delay, which is justifiable. You have the following rights;
Cookies and web analytics
Review and amendment of our privacy statement
To exercise any relevant rights, queries or complaints please contact:
Parish Priest: Very Rev. Thomas Corcoran P.P.
Phone 056 4401942 E-mail email@example.com
You may also contact the Data Protection Commissioner Office on 00-353-57-8684800 or Lo-call 1890-252-231 or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by Post to; Data Protection Commissioner, Canal House, Station Road, Portarlington R32 AP23 Co. Laois or their Dublin Office, 21 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2 D02 RD28.