Children in Hospital Ireland Privacy Statement
New GDPR Regulation changes and you.
We respect the trust you place in us when you share your information with us. So we are letting you know about improvements to how we use, store and share information we hold about you.
The changes are thanks to a new legislation from the European Union. Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into effect on May 25th 2018, we will have more obligations and you will have more rights with your information.
You do not need to do anything differently we are just letting you know about the new regulations (GDPR).
There will be no change to how you can engage with us through our website but you will have significantly strengthened rights.
You have various rights under data protection law, subject to certain exemptions, in connection with our processing of your personal data:
If you have any questions, please see link below
Type of information we collect
The type of information we collect may include personal data which identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you. This includes name, postal or email address, telephone number and other contact information you provide on our online forms. Such information is only collected from you if you voluntarily submit it to us via our website.
If you make a donation or pay membership through our website you will be asked to provide your credit/debit card number, we do not receive these details, they are encrypted using Secure Sockets Layer (“SSL Software”) and are transmitted directly to our payment provider PayPal. If you set up a direct debit donation we will require your BIC and IBAN numbers.
How we use the information you provide
The information you provide will be used solely for the purpose for which you provided it.
We process personal data you provide to us for the following purposes:
o our services
o our campaigns and advocacy work
o our fundraising events and activities
o our volunteer opportunities
o our conferences and other Children in Hospital Ireland events and programmes
Children in Hospital Ireland will retain your information for as long as you are a subscriber and you may unsubscribe at any time and your information will be deleted.
Disclosure of information to third parties
The information received from you may be disclosed to a third party (Salesforce, MailChimp, PayPal etc.), to allow us to process your donation and/or provide you with the service you have signed up for.(volunteering / general query /e-newsletters / reports / event invitations)
Your personal data is held on a secure server hosted by our hosting service provider, SiteGround. The nature of the Internet is such that we cannot 100% guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet to be secure. However, once we receive your personal data we take all reasonable technical and organisational measures to protect personal data from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction and to prevent any unauthorised or unlawful disclosure or processing.
As you use our website technical details in connection with visits to our website are logged by our internet service provider for statistical purposes. No information is collected that could be used by us to identify website visitors. The technical details logged are confined to the following items:
Children in Hospital Ireland will make no attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate any technical details listed above with any individual.
Right of access to and updating or deleting your personal data
If you have subscribed to one of our mailing lists or eNewsletters, you can update your profile and preferences or unsubscribe at any time. Click on the ‘update preferences or unsubscribe’ link at the foot of the email, this link appears on every eNewsletter we send out.
You may also inform us of any changes in your personal data and we will update your personal data accordingly. To find out what personal data we hold on you, to receive a copy of this data, or to have your personal data updated, amended, or deleted, please write to us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to
Children in Hospital Ireland,
Suite 113, 4-5 Burton Hall Road,
Sandyford, Dublin 18.
This Privacy Statement will be the subject of change, please check our website frequently to see recent changes.
Children In Hospital Ireland
Suite 113 4-5 Burton Hall Road
01 290 3510