RCSI respects and protects your right to privacy in relation to your interactions with this RCSI's Mentor Network. We have adopted the following policy to safeguard your personal information and to protect its confidentiality. Any information which is provided by you via this system or otherwise will be treated in accordance with the terms of the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 (the DPA) and/or such amending or replacement legislation as may be adopted in Ireland from time to time.
Please ensure that you read this Privacy Statement before using RCSI's Mentor Network. If you do not read or if you disagree with any aspect of the Privacy Statement, you should not use this system. Your use of this system signifies your agreement to be bound by the terms of this Privacy Statement and signifies your consent to the proposed processing of your personal information as set out below.
Collection and Use of InformationWhen registering with RCSI's Mentor Network, you will be asked to provide certain personal information, such as your name, nationality, work address, email address, etc. Personal information which we collect from you will only be used to enable you, to correspond in relation to your agreement to act as a mentor to RCSI students or to be an RCSI student requesting assistance from the mentors and such information will not be released to any third parties except to the extent as set out above.
You should note that details containing certain personal information deemed necessary by RCSI to process you as a mentor or as a student will be made available to appropriate RCSI staff, statutory, regulatory or other relevant external third party bodies.
We do not collect or keep your personal data unless it is necessary for the purposes(s) as set out in this Privacy Statement or required by law. RCSI will not keep your data for any longer than is necessary for these purposes or as required by law.
Use of Technical Information
CookiesCookies are small data files that RCSI Mentor Network can use in order to recognise visitors who revisit the portal so as to facilitate their ongoing access to and use of the portal. Cookies are used by portals to store visitors' user settings and therefore most browsers are initially configured to accept cookies. Typically, cookies involve the assigning of a unique number to the visitor.
Disclosure of Personal InformationRCSI will not rent, sell or share your personal information with any third party except as described in this Privacy Statement or as otherwise agreed by you.
You acknowledge and agree that in certain circumstances we may need to disclose personal information relating to you to third parties, for example, a regulatory body may request information contained in an applicant's submission or a statutory body may request statistical information which may be informed by your personal information. In other instances we may be obliged to disclose your personal information in order to conform to any requirements of law or to comply with any legal process, as well as to protect and defend the rights of RCSI, and/or our users.
Where we ask you for sensitive personal data, as defined in the Data Processing Agreement, we will ask for your consent to use it for a specific purpose.
Links to Third Party Portals/SitesYou should also be aware that where you link to or from another website from RCSI's Mentor Network, RCSI has no control over that other site. Accordingly, RCSI cannot guarantee that the controller of that site will respect your privacy in the same manner as RCSI.
Access to your Personal InformationYou have the right to request a copy of the information which we hold about you (for which we may charge you a small statutory fee) and to have inaccuracies in the information corrected.
Please address your requests in writing to the Data Protection Officer, Information and Communication Technology Department, 123 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For further details on your data privacy rights, please refer to www.dataprotection.ie.