Sail Training Ireland (STIrl) is committed to safeguarding the data of our trainees, mentors, donors and Friends of Sail Training Ireland. This statement explains how we collect, use and disclose information. This statement may change in accordance with GDPR guidelines. Sail Training Ireland takes protecting our trainees, mentors, donors and Friends of Sail Training Ireland extremely seriously and takes all reasonable steps to ensure your information is secure.

Who is collecting the data?

Sail Training Ireland are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. For any personal data you provide Sail Training Ireland is the Data Controller and is responsible for storing and otherwise processing that data in a fair, lawful, secure and transparent way.

What data is being collected?

The information you give us may include name, date of birth, address, e-mail address, phone number, banking information where required and any medical or health related information relevant to taking part in a voyage.

What is the legal basis for processing this data?

The reasons we need this Data is to be able to administer and process trainee applications for voyages and membership applications as a Friend of Sail Training Ireland. Our lawful basis for processing your personal information is that we have a contractual obligation to you as a trainee or Friend of Sail Training Ireland to provide the services you have applied for and to keep trainees informed of voyages and provide Friends of Sail Training Ireland news updates.

Will the data be shared with any third parties?

Sail Training Ireland does not supply Friends of Sail Training Ireland personal data to any third party. Relevant trainee information is shared with the vessel operators.

How your information is secured.

The security of your information is of utmost importance to Sail Training Ireland. We seek to use reasonable measures to protect your information as required by the law, inline with industry standards and in accordance with the policies Sail Training Ireland has set. We use a variety of security measures to securely process and keep your personal information safe when you interact with our website. Sensitive data is held under strict security conditions. Sail Training Ireland takes, and will continue to take, all reasonable steps (which includes relevant technical and organisational measures) to guarantee the safety of the data you provide to us and we will only use the data for the intended purpose.

Further information.

The laws that say how your personal information can be used are:

  • The Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003

  • The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

You can also contact the Data Protection Commissioner’s Office to find out more about types of personal information, its usage and your rights, or to report a concern.

Right of Information

You have the right to:

  1. Ask for a copy of personal data that we hold about you (your right to access).

Each individual is entitled to request data held about him/her on computer or relevant databases or filed in hard copy.

  1. Request that we delete personal data held on you, where we no longer have any legal reason to retain it (your right to be forgotten).

  2. Change how you hear from us, correct personal data which is incorrect or opt out of us holding your personal data if we have no legitimate reasons to do so (your right to object).

  3. Ask us to restrict processing of data – which means that we would need to secure and retain your data for our benefit but not otherwise use it (your right to restrict processing).

  4. Ask us to supply you with some of the personal data we hold about you in machine-readable format to another organisation (your right to data portability).

You can change your communication preferences or stop receiving communications from us at any time. Please contact us on:

Sail Training Ireland, 6 St James Terrace, Offices Rear Basement, Malahide Co. Dublin K36 Y972

Phone: 01 8454773