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Privacy Policy

 

 

 

CANADIAN GAELIC ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS THE CGAA, PRIVACY POLICY

 

A privacy policy is a statement or a legal document (in privacy law) that discloses some or all of the ways a party gathers, uses, discloses, and manages a customer or client’s information and data. It fulfills a legal requirement to protect a customer or client’s privacy. As a member and user of services provided by the CGAA, you share important personal information with us. We are committed to protecting the privacy, confidentiality, and security of your personal information and we ensure the accuracy of the personal information we collect, use, retain, or disclose in the course of doing business. The principles in this privacy policy guide our affiliates in this matter. Our affiliates bound by this Privacy Policy include Divisional Sub Committees and Clubs, and any other party, person or entity having access to personal information or sensitive personal information subject to any privacy act, law or regulation. The CGAA is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring a secure online experience. In general, you can view this site and all the latest news and results without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. Sometimes, however, the CGAA needs to monitor website usage to help develop the website and our services.

Personal Information

The CGAA defines “personal information” as oral, electronic or written personal details that are identifiable to an individual including (but not limited to): Date of birth, personal address and telephone number, age, gender. The CGAA collects this personal information because it is essential to the services that the CGAA either provides directly to you or obtains through other sources on your behalf.
Identified purposes for collecting personal information:

As a member of the CGAA using services provided by the CGAA, personal information may be used for the following purposes:

  • Assessing your membership applications.
  • Communicating and negotiating with the parent bodies, namely, the GAA, LGFA and the Camogie Association.
  • Risk management
  • Determining and facilitating your payment of membership fees
  • Establishing and maintaining communications with you
  • Verifying your identity and the accuracy of your personal information with the CGAAs insurance company
  • Evaluating and investigating injury claims
  • Analysing and reporting
  • Compiling statistics

Collection of Personal Information

The CGAA may offer certain functions and services, which, if you choose to use them, will require information from you in order to work, such as your name, mailing address, date of birth, email, address and mobile telephone number.

Use of Personal Information

Primary Purposes

We use personal information for these primary purposes:

  • To make the site easier for you to use by not making you enter your personal information more than once
  • To help us create and deliver content most relevant to you

The CGAA is very much aware that some people will not want their information used other than for the purposes for which it was supplied; some will want to receive information from the CGAA on a selective basis, others will want to receive more information on a regular basis.

The CGAA will use your personal data for the administration purposes only, but will give you the choice as to what information
if any; you wish to receive by email.

The CGAA will not use (or pass to any third party) contact data on children under the age of 18 for any commercial mailing
purposes.

Providing you with information

The CGAA may also use your personal information for general statistical purposes. We may also keep track of the domains from
which users visit and analyse this data:

  • For trends and statistics and to evaluate the efficiency of our website and our internet infrastructure
  • To ensure that services offered such as, but not limited to, chat and forums are not abused

We may also use your information for market research purposes.

Business relationships

The CGAA website contains links to other websites. The CGAA is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of
external websites.

Consent

By submitting your personal information to us, you signify your consent to our using the information provided in the manner
described above. If we amend our privacy policy, any changes will be published on the CGAA website. If at any time you wish to
update the information which we hold about you, or if you wish to stop receiving information from the CGAA, please contact the
CGAA s privacy officer

Retention of personal information

The CGAA or its affiliates keep personal information only as long as it remains necessary in order to meet and maintain your
membership services or as required by law.
Safeguards of your personal informat ion
Whether electronic or paper-based format, the CGAA maintains and quality assures security systems to protect your personal
information from unauthorized access, disclosure or misuse. Access is granted only to those who require it for authorized
purposes, as well, when we no longer need your information, we take as much care to destroy it as we do when storing it.

Accuracy and access

The CGAA takes reasonable steps necessary to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up-to-date. Of course, the
CGAA relies on you to provide all material information and to notify us of any changes. You have the right to access, review and
if applicable correct the personal information held by the CGAA, however, the right to access is not absolute and there are certain
exceptions established by law. For example, if the information which is requested is subject to a legal privilege, is confidential
commercial information, or would give you access to someone else’s personal information the request may be declined.

A request for access to your personal information can be made in writing. Such request must provide satisfactory identification
and proof of entitlement.

The CGAAs privacy officer can be reached at secretary.ca@gaa.ie