Irish Uplands Forum Limited (IUF) collects and processes personal data as legislated in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679. The IUF is fully committed to transparency and ensuring the privacy and security of your data.
Our website address is: https://irishuplandsforum.org.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
During the course of the normal day to day operations we may collect the following types of data:
- Personal Data
- Telephone Number
- Payment information – Not stored locally, this data passes securely over an encrypted connection to our payment provider via PayPal.
- IP address – Collected automatically by web servers and is not used for anything other than normal day to day ICT operations such as checking for system errors etc.
- Records of your queries and correspondence with the IUF e.g. via email or letter
- Personal Data
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
We will never share your information.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
What we do with it?
Your data is stored securely on industry standard fire-walled servers within the Irish Uplands Forum membership data files.
Some forms of additional data is hosted with our service providers:
- Payment data is hosted with paypal
- Event registrations are hosted with Eventbrite
- Our wordPress site and mail server is housed by Blacknight
- Mailing lists are hosted with Mailchimp
What about security?
The Irish Uplands Forum will take all reasonable steps to ensure that the security and integrity of your personal data is maintained at all times.
What are your rights?
If you have concerns regarding your data then you have the ability to make reasonable requests to see this information, rectify it or have it deleted/anonymised. Please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Right to be forgotten
If you would prefer that your data be removed or anonymised then please contact the administrator at email@example.com