Legal & Privacy Policy


We maintain this website to support the CARARE project. Our goal is to keep the information on the site timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention we will try to correct them. However we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information and we accept no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the information or content of this site. The site links to many other websites. We are not responsible for the availability or content of these sites.


Material on this site is protected by copyright. The copyright owner is CARARE. Reproduction is authorized, provided the source is acknowledged, save where otherwise stated. Where prior permission must be obtained for the reproduction or use of textual and multimedia information (sound, images, software etc) such permission shall cancel the above mentioned general permission.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy will explain how CARARE uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.


  • What data do we collect?
  • How do we collect your data?
  • How will we use your data?
  • How do we store your data?
  • Communication by e-mail
  • CARARE Update (newsletter)
  • CARARE Surveys
  • CARARE online contact form
  • What are your data protection rights?
  • What are cookies?
  • How do we use cookies?
  • What types of cookies do we use?
  • How to manage your cookies Privacy policies of other websites
  • Changes to our privacy policy
  • How to contact us
  • How to contact the appropriate authorities

What data do we collect?

CARARE collects the following data:

  • Personal identification information (Name, email address, phone number, etc.)
  • CARARE Members, names and email
  • Name and email for the CARARE Update (newsletter)
  • Name and email for Events

How do we collect your data?

You directly provide CARARE with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Become a CARARE member or supporter
  • Register for the CARARE Update (newsletter) on Mailchimp
  • Signup on Eventbrite for a forthcoming Event
  • We may make recordings of Zoom meeting and Webinars, but participants will be notified prior to any recording.
  • Voluntarily complete a survey or provide feedback via email one of our email campaigns.
  • Use or view our website via your browser's cookies.

How will we use your data?

CARARE collects your data so that we can:

  • Send out monthly newsletters (CARARE Update)
  • Arrange participation in upcoming Events both on and offline
  • Carry out targeted research using surveys
  • Improve out website to targeted audiences when applicable

How do we store your data?

We store data in systems that have proven, trusted security protocols and have privacy policies in compliance with GDPR.

Communication by e-mail

If you choose to correspond with us through email or our automated response forms on the website, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your email address and our responses. We provide the same protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.

If you chose to send us information, it will be used for the purpose described or to answer your query/comment. We will pass your details onto another agency only if required to by law or that agency is relevant to your enquiry. We do not collect your information for commercial purposes.

CARARE Update (newsletter)

CARARE would like to send you information about the latest topical news and events that we think you might like, which may include contributions from our member organizations. We use Mailchimp for sending out all of our monthly newsletters and periodic information relating to upcoming events If you have agreed to receive our monthly newsletter, you may always opt out at a later date.

You have the right at any time to stop CARARE from contacting you with its CARARE Update newsletter campaign. If you no longer wish to receive the CARARE Update, please unsubscribe using the link at the bottom of the latest CARARE Update email. This will remove your information from any list stored on Mailchimp.

View further information on:

MailChimp’s own privacy policy on distribution lists

Eventbrite Privacy Policy

CARARE Surveys

Should you participate in any of our Survey's we will keep your information until the analysis of the survey is completed, after which it will be deleted. We will anonymise your data and only use, analyse and report on anonymised data. Where a respondent voluntarily provides personal information, this data will be used only for the purposes of this initiative.

CARARE online contact form

Any personal details received using the CARARE online contact form will be deleted upon satisfactory completion of the enquiry, unless otherwise agreed.

What are your data protection rights?

CARARE would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access - You have the right to request CARARE for copies of your personal data.

The right to rectification - You have the right to request that CARARE correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request CARARE to complete information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure - You have the right to request that CARARE erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing - You have the right to request that CARARE restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing - You have the right to object to CARARE's processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability - You have the right to request that CARARE transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at by email:

What are cookies?

A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites.

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How do we use cookies?

The CARARE website utilizes a standard technology called “cookies” and server logs to collect information about how our site is used. Information gathered through cookies and server logs may include the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our site, and the websites visited just before and just after our own, as well as your IP address.

We do not collect personal information about you when you visit the site unless you choose to provide that information to us, for example via email.

Some of the website content may uses embed video content from other social media websites such as YouTube, Vimeo, Slideshare and Twitter. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. CARARE has no control or liability over these cookies set, so you should check the relevant third party’s cookie policy for more information.

What types of cookies do we use?

We use Google Analytics and a Twitter widget on our website

How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The CARARE website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

CARARE keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 22 June 2021.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about CARARE's privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at:

How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that CARARE has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Data Protection Commission.

The DPC’s address:

Data Protection Commission
21 Fitzwilliam Square South
Dublin 2
DO2 RD28

DPC website