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Privacy Policy 

Showcase Ireland Ltd is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. It is the intention of this privacy statement to explain to you the information practices of Showcase Ireland Ltd in relation to the information we collect about you and other users.

For the purposes of the GDPR the data controller is:

Georgina Nichols
01-295 81 81

Please read this Statement carefully as this sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

Who are we?

At Showcase Ireland Ltd, we are creative and passionate about delivering real business success through face–to–face communication at Trade and Consumer Events. We have the most experienced team in Ireland working across all aspects of Event management, from initial ideas and planning, to Sales, Marketing, Budgeting, Operations and delivery of some the most Professional Events in the country.

Our Data Protection Officer / GDPR Owner and data protection representatives can be contacted directly here:

Name : Georgina Nichols
Email address: georgina.nichols@showcaseireland.ie
Phone number: 01-295 8181

Purpose for processing your data

When you register to attend an event with us, you provide us with contact information, e.g. name, and address etc, which we wish to retain in our database.

We use this information in order to contact you via mailings/telephone to inform you about upcoming events that may be of interest to you.

We do NOT share/sell our database to third parties. We do use a mailing service in the course of our direct mailing but we require a destruction of data certificate to ensure your privacy.

Why does Showcase Ireland Ltd need to collect and store personal data?

In order for us to provide you information regarding upcoming events which may be of interest to you we need to collect personal data for direct marketing. In any event, we are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose, and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.

In terms of being contacted for marketing purposes Showcase Ireland Ltd would contact you for additional consent.

How will Showcase Ireland Ltd use the personal data it collects about me?

Showcase Ireland Ltd will process (collect, store and use) the information you provide in a manner compatible with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary.

Showcase Ireland Ltd is required to retain information in accordance with the law, such as information needed for income tax and audit purposes. How long certain kinds of personal data should be kept may also be governed by specific business-sector requirements and agreed practices. Personal data may be held in addition to these periods depending on individual business needs.

Under what circumstances will Showcase Ireland Ltd contact me?

Our aim is not to be intrusive, and we undertake not to ask irrelevant or unnecessary questions. Moreover, the information you provide will be subject to rigorous measures and procedures to minimise the risk of unauthorised access or disclosure.

Why we are processing your data? Our legal basis.

Our reason and purpose for processing your personal data is:

We collect and store your Data so that when we have an event that we think may be of interest to you, we will contact you with information about it.

Special Categories of personal data

If we collect any special categories of personal data (e.g. health, religious beliefs, racial, ethic origin – financial information is not classified as special categories of personal data) – we will ensure the below

Who are we sharing your data with?

We do not share any data gathered with third parties. We only collect the data for our company’s use.

We may pass your personal data on to third-party service providers contracted to Showcase Ireland Ltd in the course of dealing with you. Any third parties that we may share your data with are obliged to keep your details securely, and to use them only to fulfill the service they provide on your behalf. When they no longer need your data to fulfil this service, they will dispose of the details in line with Showcase Ireland Ltd.’s procedures. If we wish to pass your sensitive personal data onto a third party we will only do so once we have obtained your consent, unless we are legally required to do otherwise

If we transfer personal data to a third party or outside the EU we as the data controller will ensure the recipient (processor or another controller) has provided the appropriate safeguards and on condition that enforceable data subject rights and effective legal remedies for you the data subject are available.

Data Subjects Rights:

We, Showcase Ireland Ltd facilitate the data subject’s rights in line with the data protection policy and the subject access request procedure. This is available on request. You should include a link her to your SAR (Subject access request procedure)

Your rights as a data subject

All of the above requests will be forwarded on should there be a third party involved as we have indicated in the processing of your personal data.

Additional information we are providing you with to ensure we are transparent and fair with our processing,

Retention of your personal data

Data will not be held for longer than is necessary for the purpose(s) for which they were obtained. Showcase Ireland Ltd will process personal data in accordance with our retention schedule. This retention schedule has been governed by our regulatory body (Central Bank, Revenue) and our internal governance.

Withdraw consent

If we are relying on your consent to process your data you can withdraw this at any time – this does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on your consent before its withdrawal.

Complaints

In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by Showcase Ireland Ltd (or third parties as described in 3.4 above), or how your complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory authority and Showcase Ireland Ltd.’s data protection representatives Data Protection Officer / GDPR Owner

Failure to provide further information if need see Art 12(e)

If we are collecting your data for a statutory requirement (payroll) or to fulfill a contract (life policy or motor insurance policy) and you cannot provide this data the consequences of this could mean the contract cannot be completed or details are incorrect.

Profiling – automatic decision making

Currently we do not us an automated decision making system, if this changes in the future we will make all members of our database aware of it.

Additional Processing

If we intend to further process your personal data for a purpose other than for which the data was collected, we will provide this information prior to processing this data.

If we have received your personal data from another source:

Showcase Ireland Ltd will have collected your personal data from registration at events.

Showcase Ireland Ltd is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

It is the intention of this privacy statement (“Privacy Statement”) to explain to you the information practices of Showcase Ireland Ltd in relation to the information we collect about you and other users.

Showcase Ireland Ltd makes clear the types of information collected as well as the source of the personal data (publicly accessible sources) and provides the data subject with

We want to share any other information required to demonstrate that the processing is fair and transparent.

The Categories of personal data we have collected are:

Who we are sharing this data with:

If we have received your personal data from another source we will endeavour to share with you:

The above will not apply when:

Responsibilities

The Data Protection Officer/GDPR Owner is responsible for ensuring that the privacy notice(s) is correct and that mechanisms exist such as having the Privacy Notice(s) on Showcase Ireland Ltd’s website to make all data subjects aware of the contents of this notice prior Showcase Ireland Ltd commencing collection of their data.

All staff that need to collect personal data are required to follow this procedure.

Questions Regarding the Privacy Statement and Conditions of Use

If you have any questions about our Privacy Statement and Conditions of Use, or any concern about privacy at the IAPP or the use of this Site in general, please contact us by e-mail at  georgina.nichols@showcaseireland.ie

Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) personal data is defined as:

any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ('data subject'); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.