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    Adoption Authority of Ireland Website Privacy Policy

    The Adoption Authority of Ireland 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 the Authority deals with any personal data you provide when you visit its website or interact with the Authority online. It also outlines your rights as a data subject with respect to personal data the Authority might hold on you through your interaction with us offline.

    For general web browsing no personal information is revealed to us, although certain statistical information is available to us via our internet service provider.

    By visiting the www.aai.gov.ie website, you are accepting the terms of this website privacy policy. 

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

    What type of information do we collect?

    You may browse our site anonymously, but certain functions and pages may be unavailable to you. 

    We collect information from you when you visit our website using Google Analytics for statistical analysis purposes only.

    If you send us an email, we may collect your name, your email address, and any other information, which you choose to give us.

    If you complete one of our online forms, we will collect you Name, Phone and any other details you choose to give us.

    If you download any application forms included in our website, you will be notified of any additional specific data protection provisions at the time that you complete the relevant application form.

    If we do collect any personal data, it will be processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected. We will comply with our obligations and safeguard your rights under the GDPR at all times.

    Mission Statement

    " To ensure the provision of the highest possible standards of adoption related services, throughout the lifelong adoption process, with the best interests of children as the first and paramount objective."

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