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Muslim Community of North Dublin (MCND) DATA PROTECTION NOTICE

1. Introduction

The Muslim Community North Dublin CLG is committed to protect your privacy and processing your personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act (DPA) 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) from 25 May 2018 (Data Protection Legislation).

This policy explains how the information we collect about you is used and kept securely. It also explains your privacy choices when being MCND member and using our services and our website as well as your right to access your information under Data Protection Legislation.

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their Personal Information is being used. Personal information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personal Information. If you are under 13 years of age, please read this Privacy Statement with a parent or guardian to make sure you understand it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 and any national implementing legislation (the “applicable Data protection law”),

What is a Data Controller? For general data protection regulation purposes, the “data controller” means the person or organisation who decides the purposes for which and the way in which any personal data is processed. The Muslim Community North Dublin CLG (MCND) is the Data Controller.

What is Data Processing? Data processing is any operation or set of operations performed upon personal data, or sets of it, be it by automated systems or not. Examples of data processing explicitly listed in the text of the GDPR are: collection, recording, organising, structuring, storing, adapting, altering, retrieving, consulting, using, disclosing by transmission, disseminating or making available, aligning or combining, restricting, erasure or destruction.

2. Information we may collect from you

It is necessary for The Muslim Community North Dublin CLG (MCND) to collect and record certain personal data relating to each member, which may include a member’s name, membership number, address, telephone, email address and WhatsApp number. The Muslim Community North Dublin CLG holds such personal data for membership purposes and to serve the Muslim community in North Dublin.

The Muslim Community North Dublin CLG has a number of benefits available to its members and in order to ensure such benefits are exclusively available to its members. The Muslim Community North Dublin CLG may use the names and membership numbers of its members for the purpose of membership verification.

3. How do we collect your data and how will we use your data?

Information that you provide to us when filling the membership form to become member of MCND and using our community services and using our Website/Apps. You also provide us information while making donations to the Muslim Community North Dublin CLG (MCND) to serve the community.

I.Register of Members

A member is one of the MCND owners whose name has been entered on the register of members. Members delegate certain powers to the company’s directors to run the company on their behalf. It is essential that members take part in supervising the performance of the MCND and its directors to protect their financial and other interests.

  1. The register of members is a register which must be kept by every company.
  2. The register must ordinarily be kept at the company’s registered office. If held elsewhere in the state, the Registrar of Companies must be notified.
  3. This register contains the name and address of each member of the company, the date on which they became the member and the date on which they ceased being a member of the Company.
  4.  The register is open to inspection to every member free of charge and to any member of the public on payment of a small fee.
  5. The below data will be collected in the membership form
    1. First Name
    2. Last Name
    3. Address
    4. Mobile No.
    5. WhatsApp No.
    6. Email address

If you contact us for any reason, we may keep a record of that correspondence for as long as it is necessary regarding the nature of your contact. Details of your visits to the Website including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data and other communication data and the resources, advertisements and linked sites that you access.

Other personal information such as telephone recordings, CCTV images at our premises where applicable and images from Eid festivals/ Quranic competitions and other events.

Sometimes MCND may use your information when you are not a member. For example, Proxy vote, a supporter for a membership application, a potential member or customer applying for one of our services, a volunteer or an employee or a job applicant.

Legal Basis on which we use your personal data

We use and share your information where this is necessary to perform our function with you and to provide products or services to the community, or,

Where you have explicitly consented to the use of this in a particular way (you may withdraw your consent at any time), or

Where use is necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation for example compliance with a law enforcement request, or

Where use is necessary to protect your vital interests in exceptional circumstances, or

Use is for our legitimate interests (which you are entitled to object to) which is for managing the MCND, using analytics, education/training etc.

4. Where we store your personal data

All information you provide to us is stored in the Registered address of the MCND and on our secure servers, which are hosted by Google in the EU. Our website is hosted in the UK and data transfers between the UK and the EU are covered by the adequacy decision that is in place between these two jurisdictions.

5. Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to our service providers or data processers working directly, an accountant, external event management company obtaining delegate registrations for our annual festivals. We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the MCND, our members of the community.

6. Safeguarding your personal information

We endeavour to use appropriate security measures at all times to protect your data. The Website has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. However, as no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you transfer the data at your own risk.

7. Cookies

Cookies are small text files containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Strictly Necessary:

CONSENTgoogle.comUsed to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the web site.2 yearsHTTP
iconify-countmcnd.ieUsed by the website’s content management system (CMS) to determine how the website’s menu-tabs should be displayed.PersistentHTML
iconify-versionmcnd.ieUsed by the website’s content management system (CMS) to determine how the website’s menu-tabs should be displayed.PersistentHTML
wordpress_google _apps_loginmcnd.ieUsed for secure login to the website with a Google account.SessionHTTP


_gamcnd.ieRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.2 yearsHTTP
_gatmcnd.ieUsed by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.1 dayHTTP
_gidmcnd.ieRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.1 dayHTTP


_fbpmcnd.ieUsed by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.3 monthsHTTP
NIDgoogle.comRegisters a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s device. The ID is used for targeted ads.6 monthsHTTP

You may reject all of these cookies, except for the strictly necessary if you want.


MCND App does not collect any personal information. There are several services/features that require an internet connection and/or location service as described in the next paragraphs, but none of them is used to store any information.

Location services of the MCND App do identify your geographic location for the purpose of using the compass feature. That information, however, is not stored either on your phone or transmitted to any other location including this website.

The news feature of the MCND App accesses the website news content directly and via API calls and not through a means of a WebView. Therefore, it does not register in any tracking software, including Google Analytics as per the MCND Website section below.


a) When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to a newsletter, respond to a survey, fill out a form or enter information on our site.

b) How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
 To improve our website in order to better serve you.

 To follow up after correspondence (live chat, email, or phone inquiries)

c) How do we protect your information?

We only provide articles and information. Our donation payments are processed by Paypal. We do not keep your credit card details on any of our servers.

d) We use regular Malware Scanning
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

III. WhatsApp Group

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, your private chats with friends and family are still protected with end-to-end encryption. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

IV. Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personal Information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, such parties will use standard contractual clauses or will sign a Data Processing Agreement in order to guarantee the confidentiality of this information. We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law.
V. Third-party links

We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website.

8. Your rights

We hope you are satisfied with the way in which we use your information. However, you have the right to tell us if you:

Object to use of your information for our legitimate interests or don’t want to be contacted in the future by us;

Would like to find out if we use your information, access your information and obtain a copy of the personal information which we hold about you;

Would like us to correct, update, restrict or delete your personal information in our records;

Exercise the right to data portability (to transfer your information to another provider)

To withdraw consent at any time where the use of your information is based on consent.

MCND does not carry out any automated decision making or profiling on your personal data.

Wish to report any misuse of your personal information.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

We hope you are happy with how we use your information but if you are not, you may lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commission at, or Tel: 01 7650100 / 1800437 737

Post:Data Protection Commission, 21 Fitzwilliam Square South, Dublin 2, D02 RD28

9. Finding out what information the MCND holds about you

Under the Data Protection Legislation, you can ask to see any personal information that we hold about you. Such requests are called subject access requests. If you would like to make a subject access request, please contact our any Director of the Board or email us. You will also need to provide two forms of identification, for example, driving licence, utility bill or passport at the time of the request, which will not be retained, and, if appropriate, any particulars about the source or location of the information you are requesting. The MCND has one month to respond to your subject access request.

10. Data retention

We keep and use your personal information for as long as you have a relationship with us or in order to enable us to assist you with queries in regard to payment instructions relating to membership/donation to the MCND. We hold your information generally for a period of 7 years afterwards unless we are legally required to keep it for a longer period.

11. Acceptance of this Privacy Statement

By your use of our website, you signify that you have read this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with or you are not comfortable with any aspect of the Privacy Statement, we recommend that you discontinue use of the Website and your engagement with us.

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Statement at any time. Your continued use of any portion of the Website following notification or posting of such changes will constitute your acknowledgment of those changes.

We regularly review our Privacy Policy and updates will appear on this page when necessary. This Privacy Policy was last updated in June 2023.

12. Additional Information

We avail of Charitable Donation Scheme operated by the Revenue Commissioners. Tax relief form can be obtained from Revenue’s website

13. Contacting Us

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

  • Unit 6 Coolport, Coolmine Industrial Estate, Porters Road,

Blanchardstown, Dublin, Eircode: D15K6XK

14. Legal

Muslim Community of North Dublin CLG is a company limited by guarantee registered in Ireland under:

  • Tax registration no. 9961234S
  • Company Registration Office: 379622
  • Revenue Charity No: CHY17842
  • Registered Charity Number (RCN): 20067168