Privacy Statement – Startup Dublin
Your privacy and trust is of utmost importance to The Dublin Commissioner for Startups Office (“Startup Dublin”) as owners and operators of www.startupdublin.com. Please read the following statement to understand how your personal information will be treated. By visiting Startupdublin.com, you are accepting the practices described in this statement (“Privacy Statement”).
This Privacy Statement relates to our privacy practices and policies for our website. It sets out what personal data we collect and process about you in connection with the services and functions of ComReg through your use of our website and online services; where we obtain the data from; what we do with that data; how we comply with the data protection rules, who we transfer data to and how we deal with individuals’ rights in relation to their personal data. Any personal data is collected and processed in accordance with Irish and EU data protection laws.
For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), Startup Dublin is the data controller with regard to the personal data described in this Privacy Statement.
Irish and EU laws on data protection govern all activities we engage in with regard to our collection, storage, handling, disclosure and other uses of personal data.
How do we collect personal data?
“Personal data” means any information relating to and identified or identifiable natural person. Personal data can be factual (for example, a name, address or date of birth) or it can be an opinion about that person, their actions and behaviour.
We collect personal data using a number of methods:
What personal data do we collect?
Startup Dublin does not collect any personal information other than information that is knowingly and willingly given. To sign up for the Startupdublin.com newsletter, we collect your first name, last name and email address. When you email, mail or call Startup Dublin, we may collect certain personal information for the purposes of responding to your query or request.
Why do we collect your personal information?
We collect personal information in order to respond to any direct requests or queries you make in relation to Startupdublin.com.
If you have signed up to the Startupdublin.com newsletter, you can control your personal information via Mailchimp, the service used to distribute the newsletter.
Do we share your information?
We respect your privacy and will not sell or give your details to other organisations for marketing or other purposes.
Security of your personal data
We take appropriate security measures against unlawful or unauthorised processing of personal data, and against the accidental loss of, or damage to, personal data.
We have put in place procedures and technologies to maintain the security of all personal data from the point of collection to the point of destruction.
Period for which personal data will be stored
If you apply to be included on the Startupdublin.com newsletter or mailing list you will retain control over your personal data and you may decide when you wish to discontinue your subscription to the service.
Your personal data will only be stored for as long as you are a subscriber to our newsletter or mailing list and, where we have received your personal data as a result of a query or submission from you, we will only store your personal data for an appropriate period after your query or engagement has been addressed. You have a right to request access to, rectification or erasure of your personal data.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Statement or about our data protection compliance in general, including to make a formal request for personal data we hold about you, please contact us as follows:
The Dublin Commissioner for Startups Office
Custom House Quay