Terms and Conditions
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The Irish Wolfhound Society of Ireland is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring a secure online experience. In general, you can view this site and all the latest news without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. Sometimes, however, Irish Wolfhound Society of Ireland needs to monitor website usage to help it to develop the website and our services.
Collection of Personal Information
Irish Wolfhound Society of Ireland may offer certain functions and services which, if you choose to use them, will require information from you in order to work, such as your name, email, address and mobile telephone number. Irish Wolfhound Society of Ireland will endeavour to let you know before your personal information is collected from you on the internet.
Use of Personal Information
We use personal information for these primary purposes:
- To make the site easier for you to use by not making you enter your personal information more than once
- To help us create and deliver content most relevant to you
- Irish Wolfhound Society of Ireland is very much aware that some people will not want their information used other than for the purposes for which it was supplied; some will want to receive information from Irish Wolfhound Society of Ireland on Society issues only and others will want to receive more information.
Irish Wolfhound Society of Ireland will use your personal data for the administration of the Society, but will give you the choice as to what information if any you wish to receive by email.
Providing you with information
Irish Wolfhound Society of Ireland may also use your personal information for general statistical purposes. We also keep track of the domains from which users visit and analyse this data:
- For trends and statistics and to evaluate the efficiency of our website and our internet infrastructure
- To ensure that services offered (such as, but not limited to, chat and forums) are not abused
- We may also use your information for detection of fraud and market research purposes.
The Irish Wolfhound Society of Ireland website contains links to other websites. Irish Wolfhound Society of Ireland is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites.
Information may be sent to your computer in the form of an Internet "cookie" to allow Irish Wolfhound Society of Ireland servers to monitor your requirements. The cookie is stored on your computer. The Irish Wolfhound Society of Ireland server may request that your computer return a cookie to it.
These return cookies do not contain any information supplied by you or any personally identifiable information about you.
Such measures are necessary to allow Irish Wolfhound Society of Ireland to measure the usability of the systems, which will help to continually improve user experience of our websites.
Your browser software should however enable you to block cookies if you wish to. For more information about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Individual Privacy Rights
The Irish Wolfhound Society of Ireland process personal data to administer and conduct Irish Wolfhound Society of Ireland related activities. This includes membership and registrations, team sheets, disciplinary processes, communications and notifications of Irish Wolfhound Society of Ireland events, Society fundraising activities, and compliance related requirements (i.e. vetting and insurance). We will never share your information with third parties for any purpose without your consent.
The General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) is applicable from 25th May 2018 and is designed to give individuals more control over their personal data.
The key principles under the GDPR are:
- Lawfulness, fairness and transparency;
- Purpose Limitation;
- Data minimisation; Accuracy;
- Storage Limitation;
- Integrity and confidentiality;
In furtherance with the above principles, the following rights are enshrined within the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and are available to every individual in relation to their own personal data.
- The Right to be Informed
You have the right to receive information relating to the processing of your personal data and this should be provided to you at the point your personal data is collected.
- The Right to Access
You have the right to receive a) Confirmation of whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed; b) Where personal data concerning you is being processed, a copy of your personal information; c) Where personal data concerning you is being processed, other additional information as follows: the purpose(s) of the processing; the categories of personal data; any recipient(s) of the personal data to whom the personal data has or will be disclosed; the retention period or, if that is not possible, the criteria used to determine the retention period; the existence of your rights.
- The Right to Rectification
If your personal data is inaccurate, you have the right to have the data rectified, by the controller, without undue delay. If your personal data is incomplete, you have the right to have data completed, including by means of providing supplementary information.
- The Right to Erasure
This is also known as the ‘right to be forgotten’. You have the right to have your data erased, without undue delay, by the data controller under certain circumstances.
- The Right to Data Portability
In some circumstances, you may be entitled to obtain your personal data from a data controller in a format that makes it easier to reuse your information in another context, and to transmit this data to another data controller of your choosing without hindrance. This is referred to as the right to data portability.
- The Right to Object to Processing
You have the right to object to certain types of processing of your personal data. You have a stronger right to object to processing of your personal data where the processing relates to direct marketing.
- The Right of Restriction
You have a limited right of restriction of processing of your personal data by a data controller. Where processing of your data is restricted, it can be stored by the data controller, but most other processing actions, such as deletion, will require your permission.
- Rights in relation to Automated Decision Making
You have the right to not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing. Processing is “automated” where it is carried out without human intervention and where it produces legal effects or significantly affects you.
Further information regarding your rights can be obtained through the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, Canal House, Station Road, Portarlington, Co. Laois, or on the website www.dataprotection.ie
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