Diocese of Ossory Privacy Statement
The Diocese of Ossory fully respects your right to privacy and your personal data will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, in accordance with the Data Protection Acts 1998, 2003 and the Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018. For the purposes of GDPR, the Data Controller for the Diocese, is the Bishop of Ossory, located at the Diocesan Office, James’ Street, Kilkenny. For information held in the parishes, the Parish Priest/Administrator is the Data Controller.
This Privacy Statement explains how we process personal information, in particular the data that we receive about you.
What Information we collect about you?
The Diocese of Ossory receives personal data about you in various ways, including directly from the individual, family members, other parishioners, other dioceses, schools, groups you are involved in, employers, revenue, charities, medical professionals, cctv and web cameras, An Garda Siochana, social services and other law enforcement bodies. The personal data that is collected may include;
This list is not exhaustive.
Processing of personal information and the lawful bases for processing your data?
Personal Information may be collected in a number of ways including face to face meetings, e-mail, by phone and by forms sent to the Diocesan office. There are six lawful bases by which we can hold your personal data;
What do we use the Information for?
The Diocese of Ossory does not use automatic decision- making software and does not engage in profiling.
How and whom do we share your information?
The information that you provide to the Diocese of Ossory is only used in accordance with the purpose for which you provide the information and with your consent. This information will only be retained for as long as required and for the purposes for which it was gathered.
Where is your information stored?
We store your information in hard copy or electronic format, in storage facilities that we own and operate ourselves or that are owned and operated by our service providers.
How long is your information retained?
Your information is retained for as long as is necessary with regard to the purpose for which it was collected or lawfully processed or for as long as necessary in light of our legal obligations.
How is your information kept safe and accurate?
The Diocese of Ossory is committed to keeping your information safe and secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, a number of suitable physical and electronic procedures are in place to safeguard your data. The Diocese has technical and organisational security measures in place to protect your data from accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons. We constantly review our security measures in line with technological advances.
We seek to ensure that your personal data is accurate and up to date. However, you are responsible for informing us of any changes to your personal data and other information.
No personal identifiable information is collected on our website from people who browse the site.
If you wish to obtain any data stored about you, you can make a written request by filling out a Subject Access Request Form. Forms can be obtained by contacting the Ossory Diocesan Office, James’ Street, Kilkenny, tel. 056-7762448 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
What are your rights?
Under the GDPR, you have the right to request access to the personal information held about you. Any requests should be addressed to the Diocesan Office (contact details above). Requests will 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
Further information and contact details
To exercise any relevant rights, queries or complaints or make a subject access request please contact the Ossory Diocesan Office, James’ Street, Kilkenny, tel. 056-7762448 or 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 or by Post to; Data Protection Commissioner, Canal House, Station Road, Portarlington R32 AP23 Co. Laois or the Dublin Office, 21 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2 D02 RD28.