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Non-personal identification information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Personal identification information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site.. Users may visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Personal Data Privacy Statement

Who we are and why do we require your information?

South Dublin County Sports Partnership seeks to promote increased participation in health-enhancing physical activity across all of the community of South Dublin County and in doing so contribute significantly to improving the quality of life of the people in the County. The direct delivery of activities by us, or indirectly, the promotion of activities delivered by others, tailored to meet the needs of all our citizens regardless of age, background or ability, is a core objective and is included in our Strategic Plan.

To provide the most effective and targeted range of services to meet the needs of the citizens and communities of South Dublin County we will be required to collect, process and use certain types of information about people and organisations.

Depending on the service being sought or provided, the information sought may include ‘personal data’ as defined by the Data Protection Acts and by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and may relate to current, past and future service users; past, current and prospective employees; suppliers; and members of the public who may engage in communications with our staff. In addition, staff may be required, from time to time, to collect, process and use certain types of personal data to comply with regulatory or legislative requirements.

Why does the Sports Partnership have a privacy statement?

South Dublin County Sports Partnership has created this privacy statement to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy and the security of the personal data you provide.

South Dublin County Sports Partnership’s commitment to you is that the personal data you may be required to supply to us is;
• Obtained lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner
• Obtained and retained for only specified, explicit and legitimate purposes
• Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary for the purpose for which it was obtained
• Recorded accurately and, where necessary, updated
• Stored safely and securely
• Kept in a form which permits identification of the data subject
• Processed fairly and in a manner that ensures the appropriate security of the personal data including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing.

What personal data do we need?

The type of personal data you may be asked to supply is,
• Contact details to allow for efficient communication and for confirmation of status (e.g. to provide proof to/ receive proof from 3rd parties such as Sport Ireland, a National Governing Body, a sports club or a community organisation that a person has attended tutor/skills training) – name, address, phone, email
• Personal details - date of birth/age range, gender, your activity interests, participation levels, organisation (if applicable) and position in same, proof of certification
• Contact Details - In order to communicate with you the Sports Partnership will ask for your contact details. You do not have to provide all contact details but providing more, such as email, phone, address, makes it easier for the Sports Partnership to communicate with you.

Details of personal circumstances

If you seek a particular service from the Sports Partnership you will be asked for a varying amount of personal details specific to you in order to support your application. South Dublin County Sports Partnership will set out the information we require in a distinct form relevant to each service.
• The specific and legitimate purpose for which the personal data is being sought
• The legal basis under which the information is required to be supplied
• The other organisations/bodies/entities that the Sports Partnership will be required to share data with or obtain data from in order to provide the required service
• How your personal data will be kept safe from unauthorised or unlawful processing
• The period for which your personal data will be retained by South Dublin County Sports Partnership

Financial Details

If you wish to apply for a particular service from South Dublin County Sports Partnership, such as a training course, you may be transferred to a third party payment solutions provider and asked for personal financial details specific to you in order to support your application. All third party payment providers used by South Dublin County Council/ South Dublin County Sports Partnership must adhere to the strict GDPR rules as set out in EU law.
Record Retention Policy

South Dublin County Sports Partnership works under the governance policies of South Dublin County Council which has a detailed record management and retention policy document which goes into more detail regarding the period for which your personal data will be retained and what will happen to it after the required retention period has expired.

Your Data Protection Rights

You have the right to request access to personal data held about you, obtain confirmation as to whether data concerning you exists, be informed of the content and source of data and check its accuracy.
In addition, if the data held by South Dublin County Sports Partnership is found to be inaccurate, you have the right to have the data corrected by the Sports Partnership.

You may request to have information erased, object to direct marketing and to restrict the processing of your information, including automated decision-making.
You may withdraw consent at any time where processing is based entirely on your consent. Please note that to help protect your privacy the Sports Partnership may take steps to verify your identity before granting access to personal data.

Data access requests should be made in writing and addressed to the;
Data Protection Officer, South Dublin County Council, County Hall, Tallaght, Dublin 24. E-Mail: Telephone: 01-4149000.

Right of Complaint to the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner
If you are not satisfied with the outcome of the response you receive in relation to a data access request or are unhappy with the manner of the processing of your data by South Dublin County Sports Partnership then you are entitled to make a complaint to the Data Protection Commissioner who may investigate the matter for you.

The Data Protection Commissioner’s website is
or you can contact the Commissioner’s Office at:
Lo-Call Number: 1890 252 231, E-mail:
Postal Address: Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, Canal House, Station Road, Portarlington R32 AP23, Co. Laois.

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