The Irish Neonatal Health Alliance respects your right to privacy and complies with its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The goal of this website privacy policy is to help you understand how our organisation deals with any personal data you provide when you visit its website or interact with it online.

By visiting the website, you are accepting the terms of this website privacy policy. 

This website contains external links to other websites and we are not responsible for the privacy policies of these other websites.


You have certain rights as a data subject under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which governs the collection, processing and disposal of personal data by organisations such as outs.

In relation to personal data about you, you have the right:

  • To be infomred about how and why we collect and use the data
  • To be informed about who may receive  your data, where it may be transferred and how long it will normally be retained
  • To be given access to the data we hold
  • To have any inaccurate or incomplete data rectified
  • To ask us to delete personal data earlier that we might already dispose of it
  • To prevent us from processing the data futher
  • To object to us using the data for particular purposes.


We collect and retain information from you when you visit our website and make a donation.

When making a donation, registering for a campaign or event, or registering for our online community you may be asked to provide personal details such as name, email address, postal address, phone number or payment information as needed.


Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

To provide information and support services

We collect and store personal data in order to provide services for people affected by high–risk pregnancy, preterm birth and neonatal death. This includes our online Family Support Forum, Peer-To-Peer Support and Family Education Workshops.

Our volunteers may collect sensitive personal data about your health, your families health or that of your infant(s) when you speak, email or send enquiries to them. They will use this information to answer your questions and give advice or support.

We may also use this information for training, quality monitoring or evaluating the services we provide. 

Posts in our online community are not anonymous and may contain sensitive information about yourself or your loved ones. We advise our community members to be careful in relation to the information posted on these forums.

We may also collect and retain your data if you send feedback about any of our services or make a complaint.

To process payments, fulfill online orders and confirm transactions

Example: Donating or paying an event registration fee. We will use your information to complete your order and to follow up, where relevant or requested, by email, phone or post on any transactions and issue payment receipts.

To improve our website and provide a personalised experience for you

We continually try to improve our website based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

We want your visit to our website to be a useful one, making sure you are able to find the information that you’re looking for and that it is relevant to you.

To let you know other ways you can get involved in our fundraising and campaigns

From time to time we will use your postal/email address to send you updates on the impact of your donation, and let you know how you can get involved in our fundraising and campaigns. 

We may also contact you by phone and email if you have given us consent to do so.

We will always respect your privacy and will always give you the option to stop hearing from us.

To communicate Irish Neonatal Health Alliance messages to you through other media channels

We may use your information for re-marketing and advertising purposes across other online channels like Facebook, Google, Twitter, etc., where your information will be kept safe and secure and not shared with any further third parties. At any time you can request your information not be shared with these channels by sending a request to



We use a variety of security measures to securely process and keep your personal information safe when you interact with our website.

When you make an online payment through Paypal or Facebook we do not see or store your card details.

The INHA takes, and will continue to take, all reasonable steps (which includes relevant technical and organisational measures) to guarantee the safety of the data you provide to us and we will only use the data for the intended purpose. All personal data is stored in password protected format.

However, the nature of the internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant that any information you transmit to us via the Internet will be 100% secure.



We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information.

The information you provide when interacting with our website will be kept securely and used by the Irish Neonatal Health Alliance in order to make your interaction with the charity possible. Your information will only be shared, with your expressed permission, with selected third party service providers, contracted by the Irish Neonatal Health Alliance to assist with our campaigns. Your information will not be shared with any other organisation, other than with your permission, or where required by law.

We also reserve the right to enforce our site policies in order to protect our rights and the rights of other individuals in a manner that is safe and compliant with the law.

Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. For example, we may disclose the total number of visits to our website.


This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.


By using our website, you consent to our website’s privacy policy (this page).


Cookies are files which are transferred to your computer’s hard disk by a website. Cookies can store information about your preferences and other information which you need when you visit a website. The INHA uses cookies to monitor our website traffic in order to improve the online experience for our visitors. To prevent the use of cookies you should activate the facility which is available in most web browsers that enables a user to deny or accept cookies.

Statistical and analytical information collected through the standard operation of our internet servers and logs provides us with general and not individually specific information. The INHA will make no attempt to identify individual users, or to associate any technical information collected with any individual user.



The INHA, its directors, employees, affiliates or other representatives and their respective parent and subsidiary companies, shall not be liable in respect of any claims, emergencies, demands, causes of action, damages, losses, expenses, including without limitation, reasonable legal fees and costs of proceedings arising out of or in connection with the use and/or dissemination of personal information relating to you in accordance with this privacy statement and your consents.

You should be aware that where you link to another website from the INHA website, that the INHA has no control over that other website. The INHA has no responsibility for the privacy practices of other websites.


We reserve the right to make changes to our web privacy policy at any time without prior consultation; these changes will be posted on this page together with the privacy policy revision date.


If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

Data Protection Officer
Irish Neonatal Health Alliance
26 Oak Glen View
Southern Cross
Co Wicklow
A98 Y234



Telephone : +353 85 1920602

Date Last Revised May 1st 2018