St. Vincent’s Foundation treats your privacy and the security of your information very seriously and take all reasonable steps to protect them.
We collect data only for the processing and acknowledgment of donations. These include contact details such as name, address, email and telephone number. This information is retained in a secure environment to ensure that it is protected against inappropriate access. The information is retained for a maximum period of 3 years from the last interaction with the donor with the exception of “in-memory” donations where the contact details are retained to ensure continuity where further donations are made to coincide with anniversaries.
Donations by Credit and Debit card details are processed in an encrypted environment and erased immediately on completion of the donation transaction. Cheque details are destroyed after the bank clearing cycle of 7 working days.
We only collect data that is volunteered to us by donors or fundraisers.
The data we hold is used only for the processing and acknowledgment of donations and never used for Marketing or Selling activity.
We undertake that we will not provide your information to any other person or organisation except for the express purpose of processing your donation.
Your rights to access your information:
You are entitled to information that we hold about you and we will respond to requests for information promptly but, in any case, within 30 calendar days of receiving a written request for information. This right is enshrined in law under The Freedom of Information Act 2014 and the Data Protection legislation. There is no charge for responding to such requests. We have a right to request further information from you in order to verify the information search or your identity. Requests for information should be sent to: The Chief Executive, St. Vincent’s Foundation, c/o St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4. Contact details firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: 01-2215035. If you feel the response is inadequate, you are entitled to appeal in writing to the Chairman of St. Vincent’s Foundation, Mr. David Ryan c/o St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4.
You are entitled to have information about you deleted unless we have a demonstrated legitimate right to hold such information. Requests to delete information should be sent to: The Chief Executive, St Vincent’s Foundation, c/o St Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4. We will respond to such requests within 30 calendar days. If you are unhappy with our response, you are entitled to appeal in writing to the Chairman of St. Vincent’s Foundation, Mr. David Ryan c/o St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4.
We will only correspond with you if you have indicated your authority for us to do so.
We reserve the right to change this policy and any such changes will be posted on this page without advance notice. This policy, and all matters relating to the website, are governed exclusively by Irish Law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish courts.
Any queries regarding this policy should be directed to: The Chief Executive, St Vincent’s Foundation, c/o St Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4 Email: email@example.com
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