Your support, your privacy and your trust is of utmost importance to Trócaire. Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated. By visiting this Trócaire website you are accepting the practices described in this policy.
How do we collect personal information?
Information is collected using a variety of methods. You will be asked to provide your personal information when making a donation, or requesting information or updates through our website, e-mail, direct mail or telephone communications.
What do we collect?
Trócaire does not collect any personal information other than information that is knowingly and willingly given. This personal data includes a record of your interactions with us and is stored in-house on our database to enable us to keep our supporters informed of Trócaire's work and how donations are used. Through our interaction with you we may gather a range of contact details include emails, mobile, postal address and landline numbers.
Why do we collect your personal information?
We need to collect your personal information in order to respond to queries, process donations and to assist with claiming tax back from the Revenue thereby increasing the value of your donation at no additional cost to you. Occasionally we may send you information about Trócaire's activities, including appeals, campaigns and feedback on how your donations are used. We may also contact you for fundraising purposes or for administration on your current donations. We hope you will always let us keep you informed about our work so you are aware of how your donations are used.
If you would rather not hear from us in this way, please use our contact form to let us know whether you would rather not hear from us through one or more of these channels (i.e. emails, mobile, postal address and landline numbers).
If you connect with Trócaire using social media channels such as Twitter and Facebook, we will receive data about you as per the Social Media sites terms and conditions. Please refer to the site for further information.
Trócaire will treat your details with the utmost care and in accordance with the Irish Data Protection Act 1988/2003 and the ePrivacy regulations 2011. We also comply with the Personal Data Security Breach Code of Practice.
Trócaire will always endeavour to protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration or destruction. We are committed to investing in technology to provide security for your information, including working with leading suppliers of secure payment services. Our donor database and datacentre complies with the ISO 27000 Security Standard.
Corrections can be made by filling out this contact form or calling us at +353 1 6293333 (ROI) or +44 28 9080 8030 (N. Ireland).
In the event that you wish to raise a concern with regard to any data Trócaire may hold on you, you may raise this with Trócaire’s data protection officer by using this form or in writing to:
If you have any other queries or questions about privacy and/or security issues with regard to our website please contact us.
Trócaire Head Office, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland, W23 NX63. Tel: +353 1 6293333
Republic of Ireland: Charity Regulatory Authority No. 20009601; Revenue Number CHY 5883.
Northern Ireland: Charity Commission for NI No. NIC103321; Revenue Number (HMRC) XR10431; Company Number NI021482.