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You can interact with some third party websites through our site, including Facebook and Twitter; Stripe, for online membership; and those businesses which offer discounts or deals through our unique benefits card. These sites operate their own cookie policies.
We only collect information which is volunteered, and only to facilitate interactions with our users. We may retain necessary information such as contact details from users’ interactions, for example if you become a member, donate, apply for a job with us or subscribe to our online newsletter.
We take the privacy of our users very seriously. Family Carers Ireland handles all users’ data 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.
Family Carers Ireland uses secure systems to guard its users’ data against any unauthorised access, use or disclosure, alteration or loss.
We will not share your information with any third parties without your express permission, or unless we are obliged by law to disclose the data. Third parties to whom we may disclose information include An Garda Síochána.
Queries and Complaints
If you have any queries or complaints relating to our privacy and cookies policy, please write to our data protection officer at:
Data Protection Officer
Family Carers Ireland