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Barnardos (Republic of Ireland) is a Company Limited by Guarantee (CLG), registered at 4 Christchurch Square, Dublin 8.
This privacy statement outlines how Barnardos manages the information you provide, while you use this site, in compliance with data protection legislation.
The type of information we collect may include personal data which identifies you or can be used to identify or contact you. This includes name, postal or email address, telephone number and other contact information you provide on our online forms. Such information is only collected from you if you voluntarily submit it to us via our website.
If you make a donation or a purchase on the website you will be asked to provide your credit/debit card number, we do not receive these details, they are encrypted using Secure Sockets Layer ("SSL Software") and are transmitted directly to our payment providers Worldnet (Donations) and Global Payments (Shop purchases).
If you set up a direct debit donation we will require your BIC and IBAN numbers.
We process the personal data you provide to us for the following purposes:
You can unsubscribe from our mailing lists and eNewsletter at any time, by clicking on the 'update preferences or unsubscribe' link at the foot of the email, this link appears on every eNewsletter we send out.
Barnardos will process your personal data based on the following grounds:
Barnardos does not carry out automated decision making. We analyse the outcomes of our fundraising campaigns, appeals and engagement with you. This allows us to understand how our campaigns work, enables us to make appropriate requests from you and ensure that communications with you are relevant. We also carry out research on publicly available data to understand our different types of donors to support our fundraising strategy.
You can opt out of your personal data being used for this type of analysis by contacting our Donor Support Team (email: firstname.lastname@example.org) or our Data Protection Executive, contact details below.
All documentation received by Barnardos in relation to job applications will be processed in accordance with Data Protection legislation. The information will only be used by Barnardos for its legitimate interests, in the processing of job applications and for ongoing administrative purposes with job candidates. We will not share any of the information you provide during the recruitment process with any third parties or store any of your information outside of the European Economic Area. If you are offered a job by Barnardos this information will be added to your employee file, otherwise it will be retained for a year from close of the application process. For information on your rights and how to exercise them or how to contact the Data Protection Commission, see the information under Rights and Contact further down this page.
Barnardos holds personal data for a range of time periods, these are guided by our statutory requirements for certain data (e.g. financial records, employment records or health and safety records), our contractual obligations and our business and risk management requirements.
Some of these services maybe located outside the European Economic Area (EEA). We select these services based on their guarantees in relation to the security measures they have in place, their compliance with data protection legislation and where required appropriate contractual arrangements (Privacy Shield, Binding Corporate Rules, or Model Contracts). By submitting your personal data for such purposes, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.
Updating your preferences with Barnardos will not guarantee that you never see Barnardos content on social media, since the social media site may select you based on other criteria and without your data having been provided by Barnardos.
Your personal data is held on a secure server hosted by our hosting service provider, Blacknight. The nature of the Internet is such that we cannot 100% guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet to be secure. However, once we receive your personal data we take all reasonable technical and organisational measures to protect personal data from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction and to prevent any unauthorised or unlawful disclosure or processing.
As you use this website technical details in connection with visits to this website are logged by our internet service provider for statistical purposes. No information is collected that could be used by us to identify website visitors. The technical details logged are confined to the following items:
Under data protection legislation you have the following rights;
If you wish to exercise any of your rights, as listed above, or update your contact details, please write to us using the contact details below.
If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal data you can raise your concern with us or with the Data Protection Commissioner at
Data Protection Commissioner, Canal House, Station Road, Portarlington, Co. Laois, R32 AP23
Please contact us if you have any questions regarding this privacy statement or your personal data using the information below:
Data Protection Executive, Barnardos National Office, Christchurch Square, Dublin 8, D08 DT63
Phone: (01) 453 0355
This Privacy Statement will be the subject of change, please check our website frequently to see recent changes.