Cycle Against Suicide – Privacy Policy Feb 2021

Cycle Against Suicide holds in high regard the trust that our stakeholders including followers, users and participants of our programmes/events place in us when they give us access to their personal data. This Privacy Policy describes how we work to maintain this trust and protect their information. 

This statement sets out the basis of how any personal data Cycle Against Suicide collects from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this statement. Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of other organisations. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for them. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data. 

Who Are We? 

For the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Cycle Against Suicide (Fight Against Suicide), is the data controller with the registered office at: 1st Floor, 6 Lapps Quay, Cork. Registered Charity Number: 20083151; Chy No: 20867. Cycle Against Suicide is a national awareness charity striving to break down the barriers around mental illness and works to increase awareness of the supports and treatments that are available to empower those affected. 

Purposes for Processing 

We process data about people for the following purposes: 

– Sales and marketing 

– Fundraising 

– General office administration and accounting 

– Volunteer management 

– Executing projects and events 

– Schools programme 

– Management of subcontractors 

Personal information you give us 

You may give us information about you, when you enquire about our activities, fill in forms on our website or correspond with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise provide us with personal data. The information you give us may include your first name, surname, postal address, e-mail address, phone number, date of birth, financial and credit card and/or debit card information, your personal preferences about being contacted, your comments about our services and your photograph. 

Our use of your personal data 

We will use this information for a number of operational purposes, including, but not limited to: 

carrying out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information and services that you request from us; 

to provide you with information about other opportunities to support Cycle Against Suicide where you do not object to receiving such information; 

to create an account for you if you register with us as a donor or if you wish to receive information about our activities; 

to further our charitable aims, including for fundraising activities, where you agree to receive such information; 

to provide you with information about our product and services or information on mental health services that we feel may be of interest you. 

Where we store your personal data 

Cycle Against Suicide may, from time to time, make use of services provided by third party processors for the delivery of our services which may necessitate the transfer of personal data outside of the EU or the European Economic Area (“EEA”). For example, we use a variety of cloud-based tools such as mail chimp, Office365 and similar tools. In order to safeguard your information we will make any such transfers in strict compliance with data protection legislation with all appropriate contractual arrangements (Privacy Shield, Binding Corporate Rules, or Model Contracts) will be in place. By submitting your personal data for such purposes, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. Cycle Against Suicide will take all reasonable steps necessary to ensure that your personal data is processed securely and in accordance with this Privacy Statement. 

All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. 

Unfortunately, subject to the previous paragraphs, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted via our site; any transmission is ultimately at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access to, or unlawful processing or disclosure of, such data. 

Categories of Information Processed 

Processing Purposes Personal Data Processed Sales and Marketing 

Contact Names 

Telephone numbers (land line and mobile) 

Social Media Identifiers (e.g. Twitter accounts) 

Email Addresses 

Postal Addresses 


Contact Names 

Telephone numbers (land line and mobile) 

Social Media Identifiers (e.g. Twitter accounts) 

Email Addresses 

Postal Addresses 

Accounting / Corporate Services 

Contact Names 

Contact details (e.g. address, email address, telephone number) 

Tax identifiers (e.g. Irish PPS number for employees or VAT number for subcontractors 

Expenses sheet 

Data associated with accounts receivable or accounts payable