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Privacy Policy

MOVE Ireland is committed to protecting your privacy. We process your data in a manner that conforms to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

For the purposes of the GDPR, the data controller is;
MOVE Ireland
Unit 2, First Floor
Clare Road Business Mall
Clare Road
Co Clare

Who we are

MOVE Ireland is a registered charity whose mission is to promote the safety and wellbeing of women and their children who have experienced violence and abuse in their intimate relationships, and to hold men accountable for their abusive behaviour in those intimate relationships. We deliver the CHOICES Domestic Violence Perpetrators Intervention Programme, which challenges men to take responsibility for their abuse, to change their attitudes and behaviour, and to develop respectful, non-abusive relationships. The programme is a Department of Justice approved group work programme that is delivered nationally by MOVE Ireland facilitators.

Use of your personal information

MOVE Ireland collects and uses personal information to deliver its service. This information is stored securely and MOVE Ireland does not transfer any of this information to third parties without your prior permission.
MOVE Ireland will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or to protect the personal safety of users of MOVE Ireland, or the public.
MOVE Ireland deliver programmes throughout Ireland to address domestic violence against women.

Accuracy of your personal information

Please keep us up to date with any changes to your personal data, this allows us to ensure your personal data is kept accurate and up to date.

Special categories of personal data

As part of our programmes and in order to provide our services, it is necessary to process special category data including medical information and in some cases criminal offences. We carry out this processing as is required by us by law and the information is processed with care with the appropriate technical and organisational measures applied.

Our legal basis for processing

We are required to determine the legal basis for which we process different categories of your personal information, and to notify you of the basis for each category.
Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:

Information we process for the performance of tasks in the Public Interest
As a registered Charity which is governed by the Charities Act 2009, we are obliged to ensure that our activities only advance charitable purpose and that we act only for a purpose that is of benefit to the community; in performing our charitable purpose we are performing a task in the public interest.

Information we process because we have your consent

Where you participate in our programme we require your explicit consent to the processing of personal data, data relating to criminal convictions and special category data
You may withdraw your consent at any time by instructing us at move@moveireland.ie
This will also result in your withdrawal from the programme.

Information we process because we have a legal obligation

We may be required to give information to legal and regulatory authorities if they so request and subject to the correct authorisation
We have obligations under Irish legislation through the provision of our services, to process your data and where necessary share that information.

Information we process because we have a contractual obligation with you.

In order to carry out our obligations under a contract, such as a suppliers contract, we must process the information you give us. Some of this information may be personal information.
Should you apply for a job with us we will process your personal data on a precontractual basis.

Information we process for the purposes of legitimate interests.

We may process information on the basis there is a legitimate interest, either to you or to us, of doing so.
Where we process your information on this basis, we do so after having given careful consideration to:

  • whether the same objective could be achieved through other means
  • whether processing (or not processing) might cause you harm
  • whether you would expect us to process your data, and whether you would
  • consider it reasonable to do so.

For example, we may process your data on this basis for the purpose of necessary
administration of our business.

Retention of Data

MOVE Ireland shall process and store your personal data only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage. After this time, your information will be destroyed.

Data transfers

MOVE Ireland do not transfer your data outside the EEA. Should a circumstance arise where it is deemed necessary for us to transfer your data outside the European Economic Area (EEA) we will only transfer data to receivers that are in countries approved by the EU Commission, or where there are the appropriate safeguards in place to protect your personal data. For further information on these appropriate safeguards, please email info@moveireland.ie

Security of your personal information

MOVE Ireland takes all reasonable steps to secure your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure and secures the personally identifiable information that you provide in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. This includes but it is not limited to;

  • Policies, guidelines and procedures governing information security.
  • Password protection for computer access.
  • Automatic locking of idle PCs.
  • Appropriate virus-checking software and firewalls used to protect integrity and security of electronically processed data.
  • Restricted access based on a need to know basis
  • Encryption of data held on portable devices.
  • Data breach procedures.
  • Adequate physical security.
  • Staff / user training and awareness.
  • Controlling physical access to IT systems and areas where paper-based data are stored.
  • Clean desk policy
  • Back-ups in place of data off-site

Your rights regarding data stored about you by Move Ireland

You have the right to find out what, if any of your personal data is held by MOVE Ireland, and for what purpose we are holding this information and to be given a copy of the information held (subject to certain exceptions).
You have the right to have your information updated or rectified if it is incomplete or incorrect.
You have the right to have any of your personal data held by us erased.
You have a right to restrict the processing of your personal data.
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data.
You have the right to withdraw consent, previously given, to process your personal data.
If you wish to get access to your information, update or remove information previously provided to MOVE Ireland or in any other way vindicate your rights, please contact move@moveireland.ie with details of your specific request and proof of your name and address.

Contact Information

MOVE Ireland welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that MOVE Ireland has not adhered to this Statement, please contact:
Margaret Julian, Data Protection Officer, MOVE Ireland.
Email address is move@moveireland.ie and our phone number is 065-6848689

We will use all reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.
Link below to the complaints section of the Data Commissioner website;
Or email Data Protection Commissioner to info@dataprotection.ie

MOVE Ireland reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy. Please check the terms of the
Policy from time to time to be aware of such changes.

Cookies Policy

Our website, like many others, stores and retrieves information on your browser using cookies. This Cookies Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them on our website (www.moveireland.ie).

What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of data that our website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device.  Generally, it contains certain information that is not personally identifiable to you, but is used to improve and personalise your web experience. For example, a cookie can include the date and time of visits to the website, the pages viewed, the time spent on the website and the sites visited just before and just after it.

Types of Cookies

Based on length, there are Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they expire. Session cookies are used to remember your browsing selection or provide you with secure access to some of the services on the website, e.g. access to the User Area. Persistent cookies are used to recognize you as a repeat visitor to the Website and adapt its content in line with your preferences.

Based on ownership, there are In-house Cookies and Third-party Cookies. In-house cookies are set and managed directly by us, while third-party cookies are set and managed by websites other than ours.

Based on purpose, there are Technical Cookies, Analytical Cookies or Advertising Cookies. Technical cookies are used to provide you with access to services that you have requested. We use cookies to make advertising more engaging to users and more valuable to publishers and advertisers. Some common applications of cookies are to select advertising based on what’s relevant to a user (behavioral advertising), to improve reporting on campaign performance and to avoid showing ads the user has already seen.

How we use Cookies

Our website uses cookies to facilitate your use of the website, distinguish you from other users, offer you a better user experience and identify problems in order to improve our website. Should you give your consent, we will use cookies that enable us to gather more information on your preferences and tailor our website to your individual interests.

We also use cookies to help us understand how you use our website and to make advertising more engaging to our users and more valuable to publishers and advertisers.

If you interact with the content of our Website, third-party cookies may also be installed (for example, by clicking on social media buttons or viewing videos housed on other sites). They are established by a domain different than our website and are subject to the relevant websites’ policies. We cannot access the data stored in cookies of other websites when you browse these other websites.

Your Consent

When you first visit our website, browsing and remaining on our website will imply that you agree to our use of cookies as explained in this Cookies Policy.

You can decide to withdraw your consent at any time by deleting the cookies on your computer (or mobile device) using the settings and configuration of your Internet browser.

Disabling and Blocking Cookies

Our system will automatically create cookies when you visit our website. Cookies are not necessary for the use of our Website, so you can block or disable them by configuring your browser to allow you to block the installation of some or all cookies. Almost all browsers allow you to be alerted to the presence of cookies or block them automatically.

If you block cookies, you can continue to use our website, although some services may be limited and your may not experience the full functionality of our website. For more information on deleting, disabling or blocking cookies, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org

Changes to the Cookies Policy

We will notify you of any changes to the Cookies Policy by posting them on the Legal section on our Website, and they will be applicable from the date we publish them. We reserve the right to amend, update or adapt this Cookies Policy to reflect any changes in legislation or in the interpretation by the relevant data protection agency.

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