PMI Ireland Chapter: Commitment to GDPR Compliance

At PMI Ireland Chapter, we value the privacy and security of our members' and visitors' personal data. As part of our commitment to maintaining the highest standards of data protection, we have implemented comprehensive measures to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This page outlines our GDPR compliance efforts and what it means for you.

Comprehensive Privacy Policy

We have updated our Privacy Policy to provide complete transparency about how we collect, use, and protect your personal data. Our Privacy Policy details:

  • What Data We Collect: Information you provide when you join PMI Ireland Chapter, register for events, or interact with our website.
  • How We Use Your Data: To manage memberships, organize events, send newsletters, and improve our services.
  • Who We Share Your Data With: Trusted third-party service providers who assist us in delivering our services.
  • Data Retention: How long we keep your data and the criteria we use to determine retention periods.
  • Your Rights: Your rights under GDPR, including access, rectification, erasure, and data portability.

Legal Basis for Processing

We ensure that all personal data we process is done so under a valid legal basis as outlined in GDPR, including:

  • Consent: Where you have given clear consent for us to process your personal data for a specific purpose.
  • Contractual Necessity: Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party.
  • Legal Obligation: Processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation.
  • Legitimate Interests: Processing is necessary for our legitimate interests, provided your rights do not override those interests.

Consent Management

Your consent is crucial to us. You give your consent when you join our chapter through PMI HQ platform. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time, and we make it easy for you to do so.

User Rights and Facilitation

We are committed to respecting and facilitating your rights under GDPR, which include:

  • Right to Access: You can request access to the personal data we hold about you.
  • Right to Rectification: You can request correction of any inaccurate or incomplete data.
  • Right to Erasure: You can request deletion of your personal data.
  • Right to Restrict Processing: You can request that we limit how we use your data.
  • Right to Data Portability: You can request to receive your data in a structured, commonly used format.
  • Right to Object: You can object to the processing of your data in certain circumstances.

Data Breach Notification

In the unlikely event of a data breach, we have a robust response plan to ensure that we can quickly identify, investigate, and mitigate any breaches. We will notify the relevant supervisory authority and affected individuals within 72 hours of becoming aware of a breach.

Security Measures

We have implemented a range of technical and organizational measures to ensure the security of your personal data, including:

  • Encryption: Protecting data in transit and at rest.
  • Access Controls: Restricting access to personal data to authorized personnel only.
  • Regular Security Assessments: Conducting regular security audits and vulnerability assessments.

Third-Party Processors

We carefully select and manage our third-party service providers to ensure they comply with GDPR and protect your personal data. We have data processing agreements in place with all third-party processors.

Staff Training

All our staff members receive regular training on GDPR and data protection principles to ensure they understand their responsibilities and the importance of safeguarding personal data.

Regular Audits and Reviews

We conduct regular audits and reviews of our data processing activities and GDPR compliance measures to ensure continuous improvement and adherence to data protection standards.

Accountability and Documentation

We maintain detailed records of our data processing activities and GDPR compliance efforts. This includes records of processing activities, data protection impact assessments (DPIAs), and records of data breaches.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our GDPR compliance or how we handle your personal data, please contact us at info@pmi-ireland.org .

By adhering to these principles and measures, PMI Ireland Chapter demonstrates our unwavering commitment to protecting your privacy and ensuring your data is handled with the utmost care and respect.