Privacy policy

Cork Nature Network is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Cork Nature Network website and governs data collection and usage. By using the Cork Nature Network website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Cork Nature Network collects personally identifiable information :

  • When registering as a member : e-mail address, name and home or work address if provided. We do not collect your payment data (card numbers). Payment data is processed by the payment gateway Stripe. The data is not displayed to us.
  • When registering for an event : name, e-mail address, phone number
  • When subscribing to our email list : name, e-mail

Cork Nature Network doesn’t collect anonymous demographic information for the moment.

Use of your Personal Information

The information we collect is used to :

When registering as a member : to record your subscription for legal and financial purposes, to send you membership renewal notices, to send you the bi-annual newsletter.

Data will be stored by the Treasurer for 7 years for legal purposes. The Membership Officer store your data until you quit the organization. Data is stored on a password protected file and on Mailchimp.

When registering for an event : to register you at the event and to contact you regarding that event (if it’s canceled by instance or if the time/date is changed).

Data is stored by the event officer only until the event and deleted afterwards.

When subscribing to our email list : to send you information about the organization (events, meetings, fundraising initiatives, help needed for an event…), to inform you about online species surveying opportunities, online petitions, environmental issues in Cork and Ireland, and other environmental matters. Cork Nature Network may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered and to assist in the future development of the organisation.

Data is stored by the Mailchimp platform until you unsubscribe.

Right of Access to Information

Every subjects of personal data held by Cork Nature Network have the right to access any personal data that is being kept about them.  You have the right to alter and rectify that information to ensure we have it accurate, complete and up to date.  You have the right to request that the information held be erased if you no longer want to receive or support our services.
Cork Nature Network is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on websites linked from the Cork Nature Network website.
Cork Nature Network does not sell, rent or lease its mailing list or membership lists to third parties.

Security of your Personal Information

Cork Nature Network secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Cork Nature Network secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

Mailchimp respects the RGPD law and the security of the data of their users. Please consult their website for more information on security and data protection matters.

Changes to this Statement

Cork Nature Network will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and user feedback. Cork Nature Network encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Cork Nature Network is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Cork Nature Network welcome your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe
that Cork Nature Network does not adhere to this statement please email us using our contact page.

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