2. How we use your personal data and our legal basis
We only collect data about you on the website which you volunteer when you email us, such data may include your name, email address or other contact details that you may provide; or if you report a problem with our website. When you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence. All personal data provided by you is processed by us on the basis of your consent and you are free to withdraw your consent at any time.
Any personal data processed by us in connection with this website will be processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2018. Accordingly, we shall only process such information in line with the purpose for which you provided it and to the extent necessary to provide you with the information or service you requested.
We will not disclose your personal data to third parties unless you have consented to this disclosure or unless the third party is required to fulfil a request you have made. Where appropriate, data may be processed by our service providers who are obliged to keep your data confidential and secure and only use your data for the purpose for which it was provided.
We work with service providers, some of whom operate and host data outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Accordingly, in the course of processing your personal data, it may be transferred outside of the EEA on the understanding that we rely on legally approved mechanisms to lawfully transfer data across borders.
3. How long we retain your personal data
In keeping with the data protection principles, we will only store your data for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which it was submitted and in accordance with the record keeping and retention requirements of the project. The project is due to end on 31 May 2025, although for audit purposes we may be required to keep some data for a further 2 year period from the end of the project.
4. Third party websites
5. Your rights
You have various rights under data protection law, subject to certain exemptions, in connection with our processing of your personal data, including the right:
- to find out if we use your personal data, access your personal data and receive copies of your personal data;
- to have inaccurate/incomplete information corrected and updated;
- in certain circumstances, to have your details deleted from systems that we use to process your personal data or have the use of your personal data restricted in certain ways;
- to object to certain processing of your data by us;
- to exercise your right to data portability where applicable i.e. obtain a copy of your personal data in a commonly used electronic form;
- to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time;
- to not be subject to solely automated decision;
- to request that we stop sending you direct marketing communications.
If you wish to avail of these rights, please email uccacademyGDPR@ucc.ie.
In order to protect your privacy, you may also be asked to provide suitable proof of identification. If any of your details are incorrect, please let us know and we will amend them.
6. Queries or Complaints
If you have queries in respect of the project please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have any complaints in connection with our processing of your personal data, you can contact UCC Academy’s in-house Solicitor via email at uccacademyGDPR@ucc.ie or write to UCC Academy’s in-house Solicitor at UCC Academy DAC, Western Gateway Building 2.28, Western Road, Cork, Ireland.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commission if you are unhappy with our processing of your personal data. Details of how to lodge a complaint can be found on the Data Protection Commission’s website (www.dataprotection.ie).
Last updated 05 August 2021