Website of Cork Association for Autism Privacy Policy  

Updated 24th May 2018

The Cork Association for Autism respects your right to privacy and complies with its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The objective of this Website Policy is to outline how Cork Association for Autism deals with any personal data you provide when you visit its website.

By visiting the Cork Association for Autism website, you are accepting the terms of the Website Privacy Policy. This website contains external links to other websites and Cork Association for Autism is not held responsible for the privacy policies of these other websites.

Our website address is:

What type of information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to our newsletter, register for an event/campaign or make a donation. When registering for an event, making a donation or subscribing to our newsletter on our website, you may be asked to provide personal details such as name, e-mail address, postal address, phone number or credit/debit card information as needed. You may browse our site anonymously, but certain functions and pages may be unavailable to you.

What do we use your information for?

The information we collect from you when visiting may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To process transactions. EG. Making an online donation
  • When you make a donation your details are recorded on our Donor Database to help in tracking, recording and reporting. We keep your information securely.
  • To send you periodic emails related to the interests you registered on our website.
  • We may also send you an acknowledgement of support & our newsletter by email or post following a donation.
  • To keep you informed about upcoming fundraising events and Autism Awareness Campaigns.

OPT OUT: If you would prefer not to receive correspondence from the Cork Association for Autism or you do not want your details to be stored for any of the aforementioned purposes you can OPT OUT by contacting by post, email or phone stating your full name and address.

  • Post: Cork Association for Autism | Unit 4 | Barryscourt Ind. Estate | Carrigtwohill | Cork
  • Email:
  • Phone:  021 453 3642

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain & safeguard your personal information when you place an order or access your personal information.

We use a secure server so that all supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our donation gateway provider’s database (I-Donate). When you make an online transaction, i-donate provide us only with your contact details, any message you wished to leave and the amount of the donation. We do not see or store your card details when you make an online transaction.

The Cork Association for Autism takes, and will continue to take, all reasonable steps to guarantee the safety of the data you provide to us and we will only use the data for the intended purpose.

However, as is the nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the online communications will be 100% secure. We would like to assure you however that the CAA is committed handling your personal data ethically with integrity and in accordance with applicable laws.

Does our website use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to compile anonymous data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future. This website uses Clicky and Google Analytics to gather anonymous statistics about visitors to the site and which pages are visited.

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential as part of their contract with Cork Association for Autism.

We may also release your personal data where compliance with legal requirements is a necessity. We also reserve the right to enforce our site policies in order to protect our rights and the rights of other individuals in a manner that is safe and compliant with the law.

Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. For example, we may disclose the total number of visits to our website.

Verifying and updating personal information | Communication Preferences

You may inform us of any changes in your personal data or preference of communication and we will update or delete your personal data accordingly.

  • Post: Cork Association for Autism | Unit 4 | Barryscourt Ind. Estate | Carrigtwohill | Cork
  • Email:
  • Phone:  021 453 3642

Subject Access Requests

The Cork Association for Autism is committed to meeting the regulations and standards as laid out by the GDPR and we have processes in place for providing individuals’ access to their personal information. A subject access request (SAR) is a request for access to the personal information that the Cork Association for Autism holds about you, which we are required to provide under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) unless an exemption applies. Where requested we will provide the following information:

  • The purposes of the processing of your personal data;
  • What kind of personal data is stored;
  • Where this data is stored;
  • How long your data is stored.

Requests for such information can be made by:

  • Post: Cork Association for Autism | Unit 4 | Barryscourt Ind. Estate | Carrigtwohill | Cork
  •  Email:

Online Privacy Policy

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline. Your Consent By using our website, you consent to our website’s privacy policy (this page).

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to make changes to our web privacy policy at any time without prior consultation; these changes will be posted on this page together with Privacy Policy modification date.

Contact Us

If you have any queries pertaining to the contents of this privacy policy, you may contact us on the below details.

Post: Cork Association for Autism | Unit 4 | Barryscourt Ind. Estate | Carrigtwohill | Cork
Phone: 021 453 3642