Cookies & Privacy Policy

These are our current policies - these will be updated before May to reflect GDPR.


We only use cookies that are essential for the running of the system.

CGI Privacy Policy

The Catholic Guides of Ireland respects your right to privacy and is committed to protecting that privacy. This privacy policy discloses how we collect, protect and use the information you provide us online.

Why we collect your data?

CGI will process any personal data disclosed in relation to discussion forums, message boards, surveys and questionnaires for the purposes of achieving its charitable objectives, fundraising and providing the services it offers in relation to these activities.

The data collected by any survey or questionnaire will only be used for the purpose stated on the form. You may also be given the opportunity to add your information to our databases so we can contact you in the future. We will only use this information contact you if you express permission to do so.

How do we collect information?

CGI does not collect personally identifiable information from visitors without their knowledge. We will obtain personal information from you when you enquire about our activities, register with us, take part in research or discussion forums, make a donation to us or otherwise provide us with personal information.

What information do we collect from you?

The types of information collected might include name, date of birth, e-mail address, postal address, country of residence and telephone number.

How do we use, share and protect your personal information?

CGI does not sell, trade or rent your information to anyone. CGI does not share information about you with third parties without prior consent, unless required to do so in order to: comply with the law; enforce or apply Terms of Use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of CGI, our users, or others.

How long do we hold your information on file?

We only hold information about you for as long as necessary

Confidentiality - Links to other websites and services

This website may contain links to websites controlled and maintained by parties other than CGI. CGI cannot be held responsible for the privacy of data collected by websites not managed by CGI. CGI is providing these links to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by CGI of the linked website.

You should refer to the privacy policies posted by other websites which you should review prior to visiting them.

Users under 16

If you are aged 16 or under, you must obtain your parent/guardian’s permission before you provide any personal information to CGI’s website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.

We reserve the right to not allow the registration of users aged 13 or under, even though parental/guardian’s permission has been given for the provision of personal information to CGI's website.

Your consent

By providing us with your personal data, you agree to the collection and use of any information you provide in accordance with the above purposes and this privacy statement.

Due to the international nature of the Internet it is possible that your personal data will be available outside the European Economic Area and data protection laws may not offer the same level of protection as within the Area. CGI undertakes to take all reasonable steps to insure your data is protected.