Privacy Policy

Mercy University Hospital Foundation is committed to protecting the privacy of our supporters. The following Privacy Policy will explain to you how we collect, store and use personal information submitted to us.

We value and respect all individuals and organisations seeking to donate time, money or resources to our work. We endeavour to protect our users’ information, through compliance with the Data Protection Act 1988 and the Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. When our supporters submit personal and sensitive information, this information is protected by a secure system both online and offline.

When you contact Mercy University Hospital Foundation regarding an event, activity, campaign, send or receive information or make a donation, you can provide us with your personal information. This data is stored on our secure computerised database to enable us to respond to your requests, keep you updated and informed about our work and how your donation(s) is being used. In the future, we may communicate with you by mail, email or telephone.

Personal information

Names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses are protected by Mercy University Hospital Foundation on a computerised system to ensure that loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration or destruction of this information is not probable.

Sensitive information

Credit card numbers, account numbers, and online donations are protected by a secure server software called Realex. This secure software encrypts financial information provided online. It prevents anyone else reading your personal and sensitive information while your donation is being processed.

To ensure we have an accurate personal record of our supporters, please contact us if your personal details have changed so we can update your record.

Under the Data Protection Act 1988, it is your right to decide how your details are used. If you do not wish us to use your details in any way other than to inform you of our work, please email us at info@mercyfundraising.ie or write to Mercy University Hospital Foundation, 26 Henry Street, Cork.

Our website uses cookies, information that is sent by Mercy University Hospital Foundation to your computer when you log onto our web site, we use the information collected to help us understand more about how our web site is used by our supporters and how we could improve the web site to better suit your needs.

If you have any queries or questions about privacy and/or security of your personal data please contact us at info@mercyfundraising.ie.

This policy is subject to change and any such changes to our privacy policy will be posted on this page without prior notification.

Visit www.dataprotection.ie for further information.

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