Privacy Policy

This policy sets out how Corrymeela aims to repay the trust you have shown by sharing your personal data with the charity.

Who are ‘we’?

In this policy, whenever you see the words ‘We’, ‘Us’ or ‘Our’, it refers to The Corrymeela Community, a registered charity with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland.

The Corrymeela Community is Northern Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation organisation.  Our programmes work with children, youth, schools, family, volunteering and faith based initiatives that support a Shared Future here. We promote knowledge and understanding of difference and support equality and diversity to reduce discrimination. Around 10,000 people a year come through our residential centre in Ballycastle as well as thousands more engaged by our schools and community outreach. Our Residential centre is a unique space where we can model a different way – a way to have respect and dialogue with those who are different. It gives people a direct experience of an ‘other space’– a place to imagine, experience and learn, and most importantly take that experience away with them. It is also a safe space where we can facilitate private meetings with politicians allowing them to have conversations that are impossible publicly. Our centre is also acting as a catalyst for global change. We are building global partnerships and our learning and experience is being used across the world. We currently work with15 US universities as well as most of the major universities in Ireland. 

Our full legal information is:
The Corrymeela Community, a charity registered with the Charities Commission for Northern Ireland (NIC101597).
The Corrymeela Community (being a company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital).
Our registered office is 5 Drumaroan Road, Ballycastle, County Antrim BT54 6QU.

Your acceptance of this policy, and Our right to change it

By using Our websites, social media pages or providing your information you consent to Our collection and use of the information you provide in the way(s) set out in this policy. If you do not agree to this policy please do not use Our sites, social media pages or services.

We may make changes to this policy from time to time. If We do so, We will post the changes on this page and they will apply from the time We post them. This policy was last changed on 2 May, 2018.

What is personal data?

Personal data is information that can be used to help identify an individual, such as name, address, phone number or email address. 

The policy in brief

It’s important that you read the full policy to understand what information We hold, how We may use it, and what your rights are – but if you don’t have time to read it all now, here’s a quick summary:

·      We collect information that is either personal data (as outlined above) or non–personal data (such as IP addresses, pages accessed etc)

·      We collect information about the people We work with, our members, supporters, users, volunteers and employees.

·      We collect information to provide services or goods, to provide information, to fundraise for Our peace building and reconciliation work, for administration, research, profiling, analysis, and for the prevention/detection of crime.

·      We only collect the information that We need or that would be useful to Us in Our quest to provide the best possible service.

·      We do Our very best to keep personal information secure, including SSL technology (secure server software) and data encryption wherever We collect personal data online.

·      We never sell your data and We will never share it with another company or charity for marketing purposes.

·      We only share data where We are required by law or with carefully selected partners who do work for us. All Our partners are required by their contract to treat your data as carefully as We would, to only use it as instructed, and to allow Us to check that they do this.

·      Our websites use cookies – for more information check Our cookies policy.

They are the basics, but don’t forget to come back later and read the full policy (below), so you’ve got all the details you need.

Full Privacy Policy

Cookie Policy 

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