Amber Website Statement

Amber Website Statement

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Draft 1 Eoin Cannon Castlebridge Website Statement 23/11/2020

Who are we and what do we do?

Amber Womens Refuge CLG, ‘Amber’, is a charity registered in Ireland for the purposes of providing refuge accommodation and support services to women and children experiencing domestic violence and abuse in the Kilkenny/Carlow area.

How can you contact us?

Amber Womens Refuge CLG, Lacken, Dublin Road, Kilkenny, Eircode R95 NY 04

Who do we process data about?

We process personal data of the following types of people:

What kind of personal data do we process?

We process different types of personal data for different functions that we perform.

What are our grounds for Processing?

Every form of processing we undertake has a legal basis under Article 6 GDPR. In the main we rely on either an individual’s consent or contract, however for the purposes of CCTV usage and security in general we may rely on the legal basis of legitimate interests. We may be also obliged to process certain information in line with our reporting obligations as are set out in statute. An example of this would be certain employee information shared with Revenue.

Where do we process your Personal Data?

In the course of processing personal data, we contract 3rd parties to process some activities on our behalf. These are at all times done in accordance with Data Protection Law. In general, Amber seeks to keep all personal data within the EU, however any transfers of personal data outside of the EU are done in accordance with the Relevant Legislation.

Do we share your Personal Data?

We will not sell your data or allow third party access to databases or use of your data for other purposes. We may be legally obliged to share your data with government agencies, for example for the purposes of financial compliance.

How long do we keep personal data for?

We keep your data in accordance with our retention policy and only for as long is necessary or in accordance with relevant legislation.

What are your rights and who should you contact?

Contact Details for the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner