Privacy Policy

IDEA Privacy Policy

The Irish Doctors’ Environmental Association (IDEA) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement together with the Disclaimer sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us (”Confidential Information”) on our website, (”Website”) will be processed. Please read carefully our privacy policy below to understand our use of the Confidential Information.


We only collect Confidential Information from you on the website, which you volunteer when you e-mail us or contact us using the “contact us” forms, or by filling out the Membership Form or by using our online feedback. We may collect and process the following:

  • · your name
  • · your business/company name
  • · your telephone number
  • · your email address
  • · time and date of your visit
  • · information that you provide by filling in a form on our Website
  • · if you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence
  • · communications including weblogs


When you access our Website, your computer’s browser provides us with information such as your IP address, browser type, access time and referring URL which may be collected and used to compile statistical data on the use of our Website. This information may be used to help us to improve our Website and the services we offer.


We are committed to protecting the security of the Confidential Information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Data from unauthorised access and use. As effective as modern security practices are, no physical or electronic security system is entirely secure. We cannot guarantee the complete security of our database, nor can we guarantee that information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet. We have implemented internal guidelines to ensure that your privacy is safeguarded at every level of our organisation. We will continue to revise policies and implement additional security features as new technologies become available. Where we have given you a password, which enables you to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping that password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Although we will do our best to protect the Confidential Information, we cannot guarantee the security of any of the Confidential Information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of Confidential Information is entirely at your own risk. By submitting Confidential Information you agree to this transfer, storing and processing.


We use the Confidential Information to:

  • · ensure that the information on our Website is presented in the most effective and user friendly way for you to access
  • · provide you with information, products and services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes
  • · allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; and notify you about changes to our service.
  • · When required we may provide aggregate statistical information about our users.
  • · We may use your Confidential Information to send you information relating to our products and services, which may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your Confidential Information in this way, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your Data.


If you wish to stop the use of your Data for those purposes at any time please contact us.



We may disclose your Data to third parties who provide a service to us or if we are under a duty to disclose or share your Data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Irish Doctors’ Environmental Association (IDEA), our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.


Our Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from other websites. If you follow a link to any of those websites, please note that those websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies or Content. Please check those policies before you submit any personal data to those websites.


You may request in writing copies of your Data held by us as data controller. We will provide you with a copy of the Data held by us as soon as practicable. We may also request proof of identification to verify your access request. All requests should be addressed to Irish Doctors’ Environmental Association at

If your Data that we hold is inaccurate, please let us know and we will make the necessary amendments, erase or block the relevant Data as you request. All requests should be addressed to Irish Doctors’ Environmental Association at


We reserve the right to change this Privacy Statement from time to time in our sole discretion. If we make any changes we will post those changes here so that you can see what information we gather, how we might use that information and in what circumstances we may disclose it.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this Privacy Statement are welcome and should be addressed to Irish Doctors’ Environmental Association We will endeavor to deal with all requests promptly and efficiently.