Data Protection Privacy Statement for The Retirement Planning Council of Ireland clg

Introduction

At the Retirement Planning Council of Ireland clg (RPCI) privacy and data protection rights are very important to us.  This Privacy Statement (Statement) sets out how we handle personal data. Full information is available in our Privacy Notice. 

Data Protection is the safeguarding of the privacy rights of individuals in relation to the processing of personal data, in both paper and electronic format.  The General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) and any Irish implementing legislation or any statutory instruments, rules, orders or regulations made thereunder as from time to time amended, extended, re-enacted, replaced or consolidated (Data Protection Law) lay down strict rules about the way in which personal data and special categories of personal data are collected, accessed, used and disclosed.

The Data Protection Law also permit individuals to access their personal data on request, and confer other rights on individuals, including the right to have their personal data amended if found to be incorrect.

This document outlines RPCI’s statement to help ensure that we comply with the Data Protection Law.

Inquiries about this Data Protection Privacy Statement should be made to: Data Protection Officer, The Retirement Planning Council of Ireland clg, 1st Floor, 14-15 Lower Camden Street Lower, Dublin 2.

Data Protection Privacy Statement

Purpose of this Statement
This Statement is a statement of RPCI’s commitment to protect the rights and privacy of individuals in accordance with the Data Protection Law. For full information on how the RPCI’s protects and uses your personal data, please visit our Privacy Notice.

Collecting information
We collect and use information to provide the following services:

  • To undertake booking process for clients to attend our courses
  • To undertake marketing, direct marketing and public relation exercises.
  • To provide a full range of database management services, including supplying consumer and business data, data profiling, data hygiene, data capture and address validation and correction.
  • To perform accounting and other record-keeping functions.
  • To provide personnel, payroll and pension administration services
  • Use of name and address data for identity verification, anti-fraud and anti-money laundering services.

Data Protection Principles

We shall perform our responsibilities under the Data Protection Law in accordance with the following Data Protection principles which require personal data to be:

  • Processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner (Lawfulness, Fairness and Transparency).
  • Collected only for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes (Purpose Limitation).
  • Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which it is Processed (Data Minimisation).
  • Accurate and where necessary kept up to date (Accuracy).
  • Not kept in a form which permits identification of Data Subjects for longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the data is Processed (Storage Limitation).
  • Processed in a manner that ensures its security using appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect against unauthorised or unlawful Processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage (Security, Integrity and Confidentiality).
  • Not transferred to another country without appropriate safeguards being in place (Transfer Limitation).
  • Made available to Data Subjects and Data Subjects allowed to exercise certain rights in relation to their Personal Data (Data Subject’s Rights and Requests).

Responsibility
Overall responsibility for ensuring compliance with Data Protection Law rests with RPCI with respect to the personal data it controls and processes.

The RPCI’s Data Protection Officer co-ordinates the provision of legal support, assistance, advice, and training within the RPCI to ensure that the company is in a position to comply with the legislation.

Procedures and Guidelines
The Retirement Planning Council of Ireland is firmly committed to ensuring personal privacy and compliance with the Data Protection Law, including the provision of best practice guidelines and procedures in relation to all aspects of Data Protection.

Access Requests Policy can be located on our website www.rpc.ie.

Review
This Data Protection Privacy Statement will be reviewed regularly in light of any legislative or other relevant developments.

This Data Protection Privacy Statement is available upon request.