Our policy on Child Protection is in accordance with Children First - National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children - 1999 which was published by the Department of Health and Children. NUI Galway is committed to promoting the rights of the child including the participation of children and young people in matters that affect them.
The Youth Academy is the Data Controller of your personal data unless otherwise stated. The Youth Academy acknowledges that such processing of Personal Data and Special Categories of Personal Data must meet the requirements of applicable Irish and European data protection legislation. Data Protection is the safeguarding of the privacy rights of individuals in relation to the processing of Personal and Special Categories of Personal Data. The Act, the Irish Data Protection Bill 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 confer rights on individuals as well as responsibilities on persons and organisations processing personal data.
All information volunteered within online forms is treated as confidential in accordance with applicable Irish data protection legislation and with the General Data Protection Regulation 2016. Personal information requested by online forms shall be used for the purpose set out on the online form.
The University also processes personal information through CCTV systems that monitor and collect visual images for the purposes of research, security and the prevention and detection of crime.
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We will not retain your data for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it is being processed. We also consider the periods for which we might need to retain personal data in order to deal with queries and complaints. The University retains limited Youth Academy participation data to monitor the success of the programme over time by assessing if the University is meeting engagement, outreach and recruitment objectives. When we no longer need your personal data, we will securely delete or destroy it.
NUI Galway uses every appropriate physical and technical security measure to prevent unauthorised access, alteration or destruction of data. These measures are reviewed regularly.
The Youth Academy at NUI Galway will not disclose any personal information obtained from its Web site to any third party unless it is in accordance with University Policy and applicable law.
Any queries regarding privacy and this Website can be directed to email@example.com
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Any requests or objections should be made in writing to the University Data Protection Officer:
The Data Protection Officer,
How to make a complaint:
If you are unhappy with the way in which your personal data has been processed, you may in the first instance contact the University Data Protection Officer using the contact details above.
If you remain dissatisfied, then you have the right to apply directly to the Data Protection Commissioner for a decision. She can be contacted at: -
Telephone +353 57 8684800+353 (0)761 104 800
Lo Call Number 1890 252 231
Fax +353 57 868 4757
Postal Address Data Protection Commissioner