LINKS AND PUBLICATIONS
Who are we?St. Brigid's Church is in the parish of Killester and is part of the Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin. The parish is a registered charity (charity no. CHY7424) and our address is: St. Brigid's Church, Howthe Road, Killester, Dublin 5, Ireland. The Parish Priest/Administrator/Moderator is the data controller for the parish, in other words he is the person responsible for making sure your data is safe and secure.
Your personal data – what is it?Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. Identification can be through the information alone or in conjunction with other information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession. The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation or the GDPR and the Data Protection Act (2018).
Who does this Privacy Notice apply to?This Privacy notice is for all those whose personal information is dealt with in any way by the parish including parishioners, clergy, staff, volunteers, contractors, suppliers and visitors and there may be others.
What is the lawful basis for processing your personal data?The GDPR requires specification in the Privacy Notice of the lawful basis for processing personal data. Below are the lawful bases which are relevant to our processing activities;
the processing relates only to members of the congregation or former members (or those who have regular contact with it in connection with those purposes); andthere is no disclosure to a third party without consent.
What personal data do we process?The parish will process some or all of the following types of data, where necessary to perform our duties;
How does the Parish process personal information?We use your personal data for purposes included among the following;
Sharing your personal dataYour personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be shared where appropriate;
Information may be shared with statutory or church bodies for tax relief purposes or for law enforcement agencies for the prevention and detection of crime;Information may be shared with third parties who assist us with our work;We reserve the right to release personal data without your consent where permitted by law or to meet a legal obligation.
How long do we keep your personal data?We keep your personal data for as long as it is need and in line with our Retention/Disposition schedule. Some records are permanently kept and these will be placed in the Parish/Diocesan Archives.
How is our information kept safe and secure?The Parish complies with its obligations under the “GDPR” by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.
Your rights and your personal dataUnless subject to an exemption under the GDPR you have the following rights with respect to your personal data: –
Right of Access – you can request a copy of your personal data from the Parish;Right of Correction – you have the right to request that the Parish corrects any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate, incomplete or out of date;Right of Erasure – You have the right, in certain circumstances, to ask for the data we hold on you to be destroyed. This is known as the Right to be Forgotten;Right to Restriction of Processing – where certain conditions apply, you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data;Right to Data Portability – you can request that the Parish transfer your data directly to another data controller where we hold the data in an electronic format;Right to Object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing;Right to Lodge a Complaint with the Office of the Data Protection Commission.
When exercising any of the above rights and in order to facilitate your request, we may need to verify your identification for security purposes.
Transfer of Data AbroadWe do not transfer personal data abroad.
Further processingThis Parish reserves the right to review and amend this statement at any time without notice.
Contact DetailsPlease contact the Parish if you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or the information we hold about you or to exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints. The contact information is:
The Parish PriestSt. Brigid's Church,Howth Road,Killester,Dublin 5,Ireland.
You can contact the Data Protection Commissioners Office on 00353 57 8684800 or Lo-Call 1890 252 231 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The postal addresses are:
Data Protection CommissionerCanal HouseStation RoadPortarlingtonR32 AP23Co. Laois
21 Fitzwilliam SquareDublin 2D02 RD28Ireland.