general data protection regulation gdpr
The general data protection regulation (GDPR) applies across the European Union (EU) and aims to give individuals more rights, control, and understanding of how their personal data is processed.
The GDPR will have no impact on the cover we provide to you. It does, however, require Vhi to keep you informed of the following:
✓The types of data we hold on you;
✓The purpose it is used for; and
✓Your rights in relation to how it is processed.
Next, You will find all of this information.
Purposes of Processing and Retention Period
Discover Islam Ireland (DII) has obtained from you some personal information today. This information is sufficient to identify you and to enable to communicate with you by the means that you have elected (such as email) and for the specified purposes.
Since you have elected to receive further information from DII, such as our newsletter or notification of seminars, courses or events, then we have to retain contact information, including your identity and contact details, for as long as you wish to continue to receive information from us. We will contact you once every year in order to verify that you wish us to continue to contact you in this way.
We, therefore, hold your information for these purposes with your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time by emailing
Recipients of Your Personal Data
DII does not sell, give, transfer or otherwise use your personal data other than for the purposes mentioned above.
In order to enable us to receive personal data for the specified purposes, we may provide your identity to a number of services that automate your data, we have carefully selected these services in a manner that is compliant with the regulation (see Automated Decision Making).
DII does not send your personal information outside of the European Union. If any of the services do this then they are obliged to explain this to you.
We are also obliged to explain to you your rights in respect of our processing of your personal data. These are:
The right to request from DII a copy of your personal information as it is held by us. There is normally no charge for us doing this.
The right to request DII to correct any errors in the personal information that we hold about you. We may request some evidence to confirm that an error has been made.
The right to ask DII to erase any personal data that DII holds on you (although that right does not apply where DII has a legal obligation to retain it).
The right to ask DII to restrict (suspend) processing of your personal data.
The right to object to DII processing of your personal data under certain circumstances.
The right to ask DII to provide a copy of the personal data that were obtained from you in a portable machine-readable format and to ask us to send that copy to another data controller.
Where you have given your consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. If you do this, the withdrawal of consent does not affect DII legal obligation to retain certain information such as for the purpose of keeping tax records and it does not act retrospectively.
Where you have given your consent to DII sending you information from time to time about events, publications, seminars, and courses that may be of interest to you, DII selects whether these may be of interest using automated decision making. You have the right to tell us not to do this. Our automated decision making processes are described below.
Automated Decision Making
The following are the automated decisions or profiling that is carried out using your personal data, with an explanation to the reason and the logic involved, as well as the consequences of processing your personal data in this way:
DII may use Eventbrite to manage event registration and capture your data. Eventbrite will automatically send you an email with your e-ticket. You will also receive an automated email reminder 48 hours before your event from eventbrite.
DII may use MailChimp If you have signed up to receive updates or fundraising emails. After signing up, mailchimp will send you an automated email confirming your signup to a DII list.
ALL online donations on DII website are done through pyapal. SO all transaction information is processed on Paypal website, not DII.
The above services that are involved in automating your data are GDPR compliant.
DII does not and does not intend to process your personal information for any purposes other than those described in this notice and for which you have given your consent or where DII has a legal obligation to do so.
DII hopes that this notice explains how we will use the personal information that you have supplied to us and assures you that we are treating you fairly and lawfully. If you have any concerns or complaints, please do not hesitate to contact Discover Islam Ireland. Nothing in this documents seeks to or should be taken to override any statutory rights that apply to you.