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Privacy Policy

Trócaire's Privacy Statement

Trócaire respects the rights of users of our Site and is committed to protecting your privacy in accordance with Data Protection legislation at all times. We will not collect any personal information (also referred to as personal data) about you on this Site without your permission or otherwise in accordance with Data Protection legislation.


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You are not required to provide us with any personal information (or personal data) in order to use our Site. However, where you choose to give us personal data we will treat your personal information with full respect for your privacy and in accordance with Data Protection legislation.

Your Data

Trócaire collects data on those who come into contact with the organisation through our fundraising or work. The purposes of processing data include the collection and management of donations, operations of our development work, monitoring and evaluation of our work, the recruitment, management and payment of staff, ensuring security of staff and premises, and compliance with statutory obligations. Trócaire also contracts other companies to act as data processors for the personal data collected by Trócaire. We only do so in full compliance with data protection rules set out in the relevant Irish and EU legislation.

Trócaire will only processes personal data in line with one of the lawful basis enshrined in Article 7 of the GDPR.

Trócaire takes seriously its security obligations in respect of your personal data and we have put systems in place designed to prevent unauthorised access to, or alteration or destruction of personal data in our possession.

Your Rights

When you share your data with us you have certain rights. You have to right to:

  • Be informed of how, for how long and for what purpose your data is being processed
  • Access to a copy of your data
  • To have inaccurate data rectified
  • To be forgotten (have your data deleted)
  • Restrict or object against your data being processed

Trócaire remains committed to ensure that nothing we do will infringe on any of the your rights related to the processing of your data. For more information about how Trócaire safeguards your rights, please see our Data Protection Policy (link available at the bottom of this page)

For more information about how to access a copy of your data from us, please see our Subject Access Request Policy (link available at the bottom of this page)


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We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information without your express permission
  • Collect any sensitive information without your express permission
  • Pass data to advertising/marketing networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

You are always free to decline our cookies. Please remember that if you decline cookies from Trócaire.org it may affect your experience of the website. Find out how to manage the cookies stored on your computer at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/

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More information

For more information about how we process and protect your data, please see our Data Protection Policy: trocaire-data-protection-policy.pdf

Data Protection Policy

For information of how to gain access to a copy of your data, please see our Subject Access Request Policy:

Subject Access Request Policy

For a copy of our Subject Access Request Form, please click follow this link:
trocaire_subject_access_request_form.docxSubject Access Request Form
Or you can contact our Data Protection Officer at:
Data Protection Officer, Trócaire, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +353 1 6293333


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