The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy.
We wish to be transparent on how we process your data and show you that we are accountable with the GDPR in relation to not only processing your data but ensuring you understand your rights as a member, supplier or partner.
We collect and process your personal data including, but not limited to, the following types of personal data:
We use your personal data as necessary to provide our services and to fulfil our contract with you as a member or supplier. We also process personal data in order to fulfil our contracts with business partners, vendors and suppliers. In particular we will use your data to keep you informed of developments in the trade, pending or completed legislation, specific affinity deals for members and events that may be of interest to those in the trade. We may also use the data to carry out research that may be of assistance in furthering the cause of members. We may also use your personal data as necessary to manage our business for our legitimate interests. It is also in our legitimate interests to use your personal data for safety and security purposes as is necessary to ensure the security of our assets, personnel and customers.
Where necessary, we share your personal data for the purposes already set out in this Policy. Your personal data will be shared with third parties including but not limited to:
We may also share your personal data where we are required to do so by law.
We will maintain appropriate technical and organisation measures to protect against accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to your information. We will provide a level of security that is proportionate to the risks that are presented by the processing activity, having regard to the state of the art, the costs of implementation and the nature, scope, context and purposes of the processing. We will retain your personal data for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Notice or as needed for us to provide our services or to perform our contract with you. We will retain and use your personal data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, to resolve disputes and to enforce our agreements.
You have certain rights as a data subject in relation to your information. While some of these rights are general and unrestricted, other rights only apply in certain circumstances. Your rights include:
These rights may be restricted in certain circumstances for instance where they may be needed to comply with our legal obligations or for the defence or exercise of legal claims. You can exercise these rights by contacting us at [email protected]. In circumstances where you are not satisfied with our use of your personal data or you are not satisfied with how we have responded to your request to exercise your rights, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Office of the Data Protection Commission who can be contacted at [email protected] or LoCall 1890 25 22 31.
This Policy may be updated from time to time. If we make changes that are material we will notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes before they take effect or by directly sending you a notification.