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How long we retain your data
When you click through to PayPal to make a donation, you have the option to supply your contact details, if you would like to be in touch or be kept abreast of campaign progress. However, this is not necessary. If you do provide it, we may use that email address to thank you for your donation and/or update you on our campaign. You can ask use to remove your email address and stop correspondence at any time (see below). No other data is stored except the IP address data mentioned under ‘necessary cookies’ above.
What rights you have over your data
Under data protection laws you have rights in relation to your personal data that include the right to request access, correction, erasure, restriction, transfer, to object to processing, to portability of data and (where the lawful ground of processing is consent) to withdraw consent.
You can see more about these rights at:
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please email us at stephentravers @ mailbox.org (remove spaces, which have been added only to prevent spam).
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive or refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you.
If you are not happy with any aspect of how we collect and use your data, you have the right to complain to the Data Commissioner (https://www.dataprotection.ie). We should be grateful if you would contact us first if you do have a complaint so that we can try to resolve it for you.
Last updated 31st March, 2021