The SignON website can be visited without providing personal data. If a data subject would like to use our forms (for example the contact form in a video or written message, application form for our co-creation events, registration for the SignON newsletters, online surveys, etc.), the processing of personal data is necessary.
In accordance with the individuals’ right under data protection legislation, specifically the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Acts 1988-2018, at SignON we take the utmost care of privacy.
This Privacy Statement explains the following:
How we collect your personal data
The personal data we collect will be treated confidentially by SignON and will only be used for the purposes for which the data were provided by the data subject. These data may be collected directly from you by our staff or from another system under the control of SignON.
Purpose and legal basis for processing personal data
The personal data we collect form you will be processed by SignON for the specific and lawful purposes as outlined in the Privacy Statement (https://www.adaptcentre.ie/privacy-policy/) of ADAPT Centre which is responsible for the management of SignON and is hosted by Trinity College Dublin. All data we store is voluntarily provided to us by data subjects. Most of the personal data that are collected are primarily intended to maintain contact. SignON will ensure that your data are processed fairly and lawfully in keeping with the principles of data protection as set out under Article 5 of GDPR.
How we securely store your personal data
Personal data will be stored confidentially and securely as required by the Data Protection Policy and may be stored in one of more internal databases. SignON is committed to ensuring that the processing of your data is safeguarded by appropriate technical and organisational security measures relevant to the processing in accordance with requirements of Article 32 of GDPR.
Third parties we share personal data with
The personal data will not be provided to third parties (outside the SignON consortium) without the consent of the data subject. When the data subject applies for our co-creation events, the personal data will only be provided to the European Union of the Deaf (EUD), which is responsible for continued engagement with deaf and hard of hearing people for the co-design and co-creation of SignON service and application. The data will not be shared with other partners of the SignON consortium.
How long we retain your data
In keeping with the data protection principle of storage limitation we will only retain your data for as long as it is necessary over the lifecycle of the SignON project.
Your rights under data protection law
You have the following rights on the way we process your personal data:
Data protection support is provided by the DCU Data Protection Officer, Martin Ward, and the DCU Data Protection Coordinator, Joan O'Connell. They can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. For queries about the protection of personal data with respect to the SignON project, please contact email@example.com.