What data do we collect?
How will we use your data?
We use submitted data to answer queries and for legitimate membership administration purposes. With consent, we provide registered member data to the Federation of Irish Beekeepers’ Associations (FIBKA) for affiliation and insurance purposes. Website usage information is used to improve our web services and to monitor site performance.
How do we store your data?
All reasonable security measures are taken to ensure that your personal data is stored by FABKA in a manner designed to maintain privacy and confidentiality, and to prevent unauthorised access, alteration or deletion. The FIBKA Membership Secretary and the Manager of An Beachaire will store your personal data in paper records and in electronic form on encrypted computers. FABKA stores your past personal data in paper records and in electronic form.
How long do we retain your data?
Your personal data will be retained by FABKA and by FIBKA for no longer than six prior years, after which it will be destroyed in a manner consistent with best practice at the time. It might be necessary for the FIBKA Membership Secretary to keep membership details for a period in excess of six years for insurance purposes only, where the statute of limitations on third party insurance claims exceeds that period.
What are your data protection rights?
You are entitled to receive a copy of your personal data on written application to the secretary of this association and/or to the FIBKA Membership Secretary, and to have any inaccuracies or deficiencies in your data corrected.
You can withdraw your consent to the holding or processing of your personal data at any time, on the understanding that deletion of your data will mean that this association and FIBKA will no longer be able to deliver member services / entitlements to you.
If you feel that your rights in relation to your personal data have been compromised, you are entitled to seek clarification and/or make a complaint to the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner at www.dataprotection.ie.
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