Foras na Gaeilge has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices of forasnagaeilge.ie
A user can access our websites and utilise a number of our services without providing any information at all. However, all users who avail of the Foras na Gaeilge online services and opt in services provide basic contact and demographic information. We do not provide this information to any third party.
We do not follow a user’s browsing path outside of our websites.
If users wish to contact Foras na Gaeilge regarding our products and services, they must enter personal information. Services that currently require some form of sign up include:
The information collected when a user contacts Foras na Gaeilge regarding a service can include an e-mail address and name. When contacting us regarding a service, a user may also “opt in” to various e-mail notifications or offers (see Opt-In Procedures below).
Foras na Gaeilge recognise their responsibility in respect of managing any personal data and they are committed to protecting and preserving your privacy through fulfilling the duties associated with the Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites:
We use your IP address, log user agents and referring address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our website and to identify unique users. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information. We do not provide our log file data to any third party.
Further information on your data privacy rights are available on the website of the Irish Data Protection Commissioner.
Using the e-mail addresses provided on forms and online purchases Foras na Gaeilge periodically sends promotional e-mail to its subscribers about services and products offered by forasnagaeilge.ie. You can indicate on all forms that you wish to receive further e-mail information from Foras na Gaeilge. You can opt out of promotional e-mails any time by letting us know you wish to be removed from our mailing list.
This site contains links to other sites. Foras na Gaeilge is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, Foras na Gaeilge cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.
Rights of the Individual
According to the legislation and the GDPR individuals have the following fundamental rights in respect of the personal data held about them:
Foras na Gaeilge will adhere to the requirements of the legislation and GDPR in every way, in accordance with the organisation’s resources and duties.
Requests for access
In accordance with the above rights an individual has the right to request personal data and information kept on them to check the information and lawfulness of the processing of the information. Under GDPR they have the right:
These are the steps to be taken in respect of requests to the organisation for access:
Appropriate steps must be taken to confirm the applicant’s identity before any work on the application is started. Foras na Gaeilge will request a time extension of two months to the above deadline if they believe that the application is complex or multifaceted. The other provisions of GDPR and the legislation will be relevant if it is deemed that the application is without grounds or excessive.