UNICEF Ireland are a charity, entirely funded by our supporters. We are a company limited by guarantee, registered in Ireland (Company number 371124), Charity Regulation Authority (Number 20008727) which has been granted Charitable Status (Charity number CHY5616) with its registered office at 33 Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin D01 R283, Ireland. We are committed to taking care of the information you provide to us. We know our work is your work for children and none of our work is possible without your support.
This privacy statement sets out how we collect, use and store your personal information. You should note that through this site you may reach or be directed to other sites that relate to UNICEF. These sites have their own privacy statements which are similar to UNICEF Ireland’s privacy statement but may vary slightly. By visiting UNICEF Ireland’s website, you are accepting the practices described in this policy.
Please read this statement carefully; by providing us with your personal information, you consent to the collection and use of any information you provide in accordance with this statement. Occasionally, we may make changes to this policy so do remember to check back from time to time.
If you have any questions on this policy, please call our Donor Care Team on 01 8783000 between 9am and 5.30pm, Monday to Friday or email us at email@example.com
Personal information you give us
You may give us information about you when you donate, enquire about our activities, fundraise on our behalf, purchase a survival gift, fill in forms on our website www.unicef.ie or correspond with us by phone, e-mail, post or otherwise provide us with personal data. This includes, but is not limited to, information you provide when you share information via websites which we manage. The information you give us may include your first name, surname, postal address, e-mail address, phone number, date of birth, financial and credit card and debit card information, your personal preferences about being contacted, taxpayer status and employee registration number (to include you in the Revenue Charitable Donations scheme), comments about our services and your photograph.
We may also collect information about the donations you make to us, the campaign actions you may take, or events that you may register for or participate in and details from any interactions with our Donor Care Team.
Special Note about Information from Young People
Young People under aged 18 should make sure their parents, or the adults who are caring for them, know if they are going to provide UNICEF Ireland with personal information through the UNICEF Ireland website.
Personal information we collect about you
Information gathering is crucial to ensuring we can be provide the best outcomes for children in danger all around the world. It helps us operate as efficiently as possible and to make sure our interactions with you are timely, relevant and tailored for you. To do this, we may collect information about you in the following ways:
Where we engage the services of third parties, such services are covered by an appropriate contract, and any data acquired during such services is processed in compliance with the GDPR. UNICEF Ireland does not carry out automatic decision-making but where we systematically analyze the information that we hold about you, to improve our communication with you (profiling).
If you do not wish to be subject to such profiling, please call our Donor Care Team at 01 8783000, who will happily address your request.
We may receive information from a service provider contracted by us to carry out re-marketing which involves displaying our advertisements on other sites. In that context, we may receive information in relation to your browsing of those advertisements on those other sites. See our cookies section below for more details on this.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device to help us give you a better experience of using our website. Cookies do lots of different things, such as helping us to:
You can set your devices to accept all cookies, to notify you when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time, although of course please be aware this means that you’ll miss out on some personalized services. You should read the information that came with your browser software to see how you can do this.
How we use your Personal Information
So we can let you know the latest news about our work for children and share with you how else you can help, we may contact you by direct mail, by telephone, email, by social media or SMS, where you have agreed to be contacted. You can change how you hear from us an anytime simply by getting in touch with our Donor Care Team at 01 8783000 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
When you enter information into a form on our website and don’t complete we may send you an email back to check and see if there is any way we can help you.
If you would prefer us not to analyse your information or combine it with publicly available information, you can let us know by contacting our Donor Care Team at (01) 8783000 or email us at email@example.com
Disclosure of your Information
We may share your personal information with selected third parties including but not limited to:
Right of Access
Under GDPR you have rights with regards to our processing of your data. You have the right to obtain confirmation from us as to whether we are processing personal data concerning you in which case you have access to the following information:
The purpose of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned, the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data has been disclosed, recipients in third countries and international organisations. The period for which the data will be stored, the right to request erasure, the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority. Where personal information was not collected from you, any available information as to its source. The right to know of the existence of automated decision making. Where data is transferred to a third country you have the right to be informed of the appropriate safeguards of such processing.
We shall on request provide a copy of the personal data held about you. For any further requests we may charge a reasonable fee based on administrative costs. Where the request is made by electronic means and unless otherwise requested the information shall be provided in a commonly used electronic form.
You can exercise these rights by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing to The Data Protection Officer, UNICEF Ireland, 33 Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin D01 R283. You must provide a copy of your passport and a copy of a recent utility bill (within six months) to enable us to verify your address. The request will be responded to within one month from the date on which the request was received.
Right of Rectification or Erasure.
You have the right to instruct us to correct any inaccurate personal data about you. This instruction must be in writing and must contain evidence of the correct information. We will respond as soon as possible, and in any event within one month from the date on which your instructions are received.
In certain circumstances, you have the ‘Right to be Forgotten’. This means that you can request that UNICEF Ireland removes all references to you from our records and systems. We will comply with all such requests in a timely manner, as required by the GDPR Regulation unless other operational or legal obligations require us to retain such data for a purpose or period.
You have the right always, to object to processing of your personal data which you find intrusive, excessive or unwarranted. UNICEF Ireland will respect your right to do so but may need to continue such processing where required do to so by law, or within the terms of an existing contractual arrangement.
Changes to our Privacy Statement
Any changes we may make to our privacy statement in the future will be posted on this page. Please check this Privacy Statement occasionally to see any updates to our privacy statement.
Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy statement are welcomed and should be addressed to: The Data Protection Officer, UNICEF Ireland, 33 Lower Ormond Quay Dublin D01 R283 or email@example.com
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