International Literature Festival Dublin (“Festival”,”ILFD”) is committed to protecting your privacy and treats all personal data entrusted to us with the highest degree of security and confidentiality. The purpose of this document is to inform you of the ways in which the Festival processes your data and what rights you have in relation to this processing. It is important that you read this document carefully.
Statement of GDPR Compliance
All data is gathered and processed in accordance with data protection legislation, including the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), effective May 2018, and future implementing legislation in Ireland.
Identity of Data Controller
ILFD operates as a Data Controller, determining the purposes and means of processing personal data. ILFD can be contacted during normal business hours, 9:30am to 5:30pm Monday through Friday except holidays, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Festival gathers and processes personal data on the basis of consent. Your information is used only to send you the information about International Literature Festival which you have agreed to receive, to complete transactions in the manner consented to by you and to improve your experience on our website via cookies. Consent for these operations may be withdrawn at any time.
How Data is Collected on Our Website
Personal data is collected on our website in the following ways:
- Names and email addresses are collected via the Newsletter and Remind me pages when users input these details in order to receive announcements, updates and special offers regarding ILFD activities.
- IP addresses, browser types, domain names, access times and referring website addresses are collected via cookies, which are stored in users’ web browsers.
- Names, addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, credit card details and in some cases details regarding users’ accessibility requirements are collected upon the purchase of tickets for ILFD events.
The Festival allows cookies on its website in order to improve the visitor experience in accordance with normal practice. When visiting the Festival website, you are given the opportunity to consent to this use via an onscreen pop-up. If you do not wish to consent to this use, consider disabling cookies in your browser settings.
The Festival contracts a third-party data processor, whose activities include the use of third party cookies to create remarketing audiences for the Festival on other digital platforms. This means that personal data obtained via cookies may be automatically processed in order to advertise to you online. The information obtained via cookies is kept as minimal as possible and is processed only as necessary for the tasks listed above. This processing includes the use of Google features such as Google Tag Manager and Google Analytics and Facebook features such as Facebook pixels and custom audiences. In this case, personal data may be held and processed for a maximum of ten months.
These are the cookies used on our website:
|archiveSearch||This Cookie store archived events search preferences.|
|upSearch||This Cookie store updates search preferences.|
|evSearch||This Cookie store event search preferences.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Non Necessary".|
|aka_debug||This cookie is set by the provider Vimeo.This cookie is essential for the website to play video functionality. The cookie collects statistical information like how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback.|
|__cfduid||The cookie is used by cdn services like CloudFare to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.|
|vuid||This domain of this cookie is owned by Vimeo. This cookie is used by vimeo to collect tracking information. It sets a unique ID to embed videos to the website.|
|player||This cookie is used by Vimeo. This cookie is used to save the user''s preferences when playing embedded videos from Vimeo.|
|NID||This cookie is used to a profile based on user''s interest and display personalized ads to the users.|
|_gid||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visted in an anonymous form.|
|_ga||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site''s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.|
How Your Data is Used
ILFD uses personal data for the purposes of communications, improving the user experience on our website, marketing and processing payments. Data regarding a person’s accessibility requirements may be collected during the ticket purchase process in order to provide for persons with disabilities at Festival events.
The Festival occasionally utilises automated decision-making in its data processing activities to reach target markets of digital users who may be interested in ILFD programming and activities, particularly on social media. Data subjects may opt out of this use at any time.
Personal data is held and processed until such time as you communicate to us in writing that you wish for it to be removed. Data is retained by the Festival at its offices in Dublin, Ireland except where collection and processing is facilitated by third party data processors. The Festival contracts with trusted third parties in order to provide exceptional services which the Festival is not able to offer on its own. Examples of authorised third party data processors include SendinBlue and Crowdcast.
ILFD never sells or rents personal data to any third parties and will not share your personal information with an unauthorised third party without your consent unless required to do so by law.
You have many legal rights when it comes to the personal data you provide. These include the right to withdraw your consent at any time, to know what data is being held about you, to request the removal of your personal data from all ILFDublin records and to have this action completed in a timely manner, to object to certain processing of your data, to restrict how your data is used and to lodge a complaint about the handling of your data with a supervisory authority.
You may exercise any of these rights by submitting a written request to International Literature Festival Dublin at email@example.com or by post to:
International Literature Festival Dublin
The Guinness Enterprise Centre
You can also automatically unsubscribe from our email newsletter at any time by selecting the ‘unsubscribe’ option at the bottom of any ILFDublin email newsletter.
Data Breach Policy
ILFDublin takes the necessary measures to ensure your personal data is protected including encryption, password protection and physical safeguards. In the unlikely event of a significant data breach, Ireland’s Data Protection Commissioner and all affected individuals will be notified within the required legal time frame.
ILFDublin reserves the right to make amendments to this Privacy Statement at any time without notice.