Louth LEADER Partnership Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement General Public

 Louth LEADER Partnership is a Company Limited by Guarantee. We deliver a wide range of social inclusion, rural development, and employment programmes in County Louth. A voluntary board of management governs us. We file our annual accounts with the Company Register Office and make returns to the Charity Regulator: see benefacts.ie for further information: https://benefacts.ie/org/388abf43-2ad0-4572-b4f8-30aecc4b96c4/louth-leader-partnership

We receive funding from the following agencies and Government Departments:

        • Louth Local Community Development Committee (Louth County Council)
        • Department of Rural and Community Development
        • Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
        • Health Services Executive
        • Department of Children and Youth Affairs
        • Interreg VA fund
        • Peace IV

As part of our regulatory commitment under the General Data Protection Regulation, we are required to inform you of how we manage your data.

Access to your personal information:
You are entitled to view, amend, or delete (in certain circumstances) the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer at GDPR@cllp.ie

When you use Louth LEADER Partnership Wi-Fi we may collect data about:

      • Your device;
      • The volume of data which you use;
      • The websites and applications which you access; and
      • Your usage by access time, frequency and location.

When someone visits www.louthleaderpartnership.ie we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way, which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

As part of the registration process and if you have subscribed for our monthly e-newsletter, we collect personal information. We use that information for a number of reasons: To tell you about information you asked us to tell you about: To contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information: To check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied.

We do not rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses. We use third-party provider(s), Dropbox, Eventbrite, and MailChimp, to deliver our information mails newsletter and other notifications. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our email data management . These third parties are covered by Privacy Shield which is a code which protects data shared between the USA and the EU. Please see https://www.privacyshield.gov/ for more information.

Louth LEADER Partnership Privacy Statement for Clients & Community Groups

We collect data from you when you participate in our Programmes
When you receive support from us, we will create both an electronic and paper record in your name from the information you provide. This information will be stored on our computer database, our funder’s databases and our locked filing cabinets.

How will we use this information:
The information we record will be used only for the following purposes:
Seeing how we assisted you.

  • Making appointments on your behalf with other service providers.
  • Gathering facts and figures to help us plan and improve our services.
  • Analysing information about our clients for other organisations such as Pobal, our funders and Government Departments.

 What information do we collect?

The following information we are required to collect in order for us to provide you with support under some or all of these programmes delivered by Louth LEADER Partnership Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme, Local Employment Service Dundalk and Drogheda, Rural Development Programme, Tús, Job Club, Walks Scheme, The Genesis Programme, Changing Lives Initiative.

We are required to collect some or all of the following information from our clients and groups when they sign up for supports with us;

  • Name, address, phone and email
  • PPS
  • Age band (e.g. 26-35) / Date of birth
  • Education status (e.g. Primary school, leaving cert etc.)
  • If referred to us, the referral agency or service
  • Employment status
  • Financial information
  • Questions on any financial difficulties and level of household joblessness
  • Any target group(s) into which you fall (e.g. lone parent, unemployed etc.)

We also record when and how we helped you, for example putting you on a course, qualifications you have gained, agencies we have sent you to and any grants provided to you. All this information is stored on a number of computer databases called IRIS, One View, LEADER IT which are operated by Pobal on our behalf. With Clients of the Local Employment Service and Job Club, their information is stored on BOMI, which is operated by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.

We may want to contact you
We will have to contact you from time to time to see how you are getting on if you are participating in one of our programmes or if you have been referred by us to another agency/programme. The purpose of this is to capture the outcomes of the supports that you have received and assist us in monitoring our work. Again, no personal identifying information will be shared with Pobal, our funders, the Department(s) or any other public agencies and bodies.

Who do we share your information with?
Unless you have given us your written consent we do not share any personal identifying information (such as name or address) with Pobal, our funders, the Department(s) or any other public agencies and bodies except in circumstances where we need to refer you to other service providers and make appointments on your behalf with them. Your date of birth may be required in order for us to ascertain your eligibility for inclusion on the European Social Fund Youth Employment Initiative, which has a defined eligibility requirement of the client being aged 15-24 on the date of registration. The Department of Employment and Social Protection requires us to shared data though the BOMI system for Clients of the Local Employment Service and Jobs Club.

How can you access your data?

You can access your data by emailing our data protection officer at GDPR@cllp.ie we will take no longer than 30 days to respond to your request.
We retain your information securely in line with retention policies advised by our funders.
You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing our data protection officer at: GDPR@cllp.ie