We at Tuath Housing Association take personal privacy very seriously and take steps to ensure that your data is used and stored in a secure manner.
This statement explains how we use your data and what rights you have in relation to your personal information.
This Privacy Statement should be read in conjunction with the contract you have with Tuath Housing Association.
We are Tuath Housing Association and throughout this Privacy Statement ‘we’, ‘us’. ‘our’, and ‘ours’ refers to Tuath Housing Association. For more information about us, see our website at www.tuathhousing.ie
Tuath is a not-for-profit company and an approved voluntary housing association. Our aim is to provide long-term, safe, quality housing at best value whilst locally building sustainable communities.
We will hold:
Sometimes we may use your information even though you are not a tenant, employee, or in some other capacity directly engaged with us; e.g. you may be a representative of a tenant of ours or a potential tenant applying for one of our properties, or a job applicant.
We collect information in a number of ways:
We use and share your data where:
We know that you care about how your information is used, stored, and shared. We at Tuath Housing Association take appropriate measures that comply with Irish Law. Our IT systems meet international standards of security, while physical file storage is subject to safeguards, such as secure premises and filing systems.
In order that we may provide you with our services we may share your information with:
While we do not wish to hold your information for longer than is required, we are subject to legislative and regulatory rules that we must follow. Our policy is to hold your information only for as long as is required by such rules, and for the duration of your use of our services.
If you do not provide information, we may not be able to provide services, or maintain services.
Data Protection legislation confers specific rights on individuals. This Privacy Statement is intended to inform you of those rights. Specifically:
In order that you may exercise your rights, Tuath has implemented a data request process (Subject Access Request – SAR). This can be initiated through your direct contact with Tuath. You can also contact our Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or call us at: 01 6761602
If we are unable to deal with your request within one calendar month, we may in certain circumstances due to complexity of the request, extend this period by up to two further months.
You also have the right to complain to the Data Protection Commission at:
Lo call 1890 252 231
Data Protection Commission, Canal House, Station Road, Portarlington, R32 AP23, Co. Laois.