Who we are
Note: This policy relates to privacy practices on this website. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such.
The Order of Discalced Carmelites (OCD) fully respects your right to privacy and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your permission. Any personal information which you volunteer to us will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.
Any information which you provide is not made available to third parties and is used by us only in line with the purpose for which you provided it. Your personal data may also be anonymised and used for statistical purposes.
Requests regarding data supplied via this website
On request, we supply copies of your personal data which you may have supplied via this website. If you wish to obtain your data you should include any personal identifiers which you supplied earlier (e.g. Name; address; phone number; e-mail address). Your request will be dealt with as soon as possible and will take not more than 30 days to process.
If you discover that the information we hold about you is inaccurate, please let us know and we will correct it. In certain circumstances you may also request that data which you have supplied be deleted. Once you inform us of your wish we will delete your data immediately.
Our website address is: https://ocd.ie.
If you are concerned about how personal data is processed via this website, please do not hesitate to bring such concerns to the attention of: Fr Provincial OCD, Avila Carmelite Centre, Bloomfield Avenue, Morehampton Road, Dublin D04 YF66. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit websites. They are used to collect statistical information such as navigation paths, the number of visits/pages visited and returning customers. We use these cookies to help us determine the usefulness of the information that we provide. If you prefer not to receive cookies from our website, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you about it. You can also disable cookies in your browser. We do not share any personal information with third parties.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Who we share your data with
If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.