Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy

This policy explains to you how LIFT Ireland Foundation Ltd (LIFT) will handle any personal information that is collected when you use our website. We will always protect and respect your privacy. 

We know that many of LIFT’s friends are young people – please remember that if you are aged 16 or under, you should get relevant parental or guardian consent before you provide any personal information to us.

LIFT will comply to the best of its ability with any relevant data protection laws.  

The data controller of the personal data referred to in this policy is LIFT Ireland Foundation Ltd, 16 Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.

What is collected

Our website does not store or capture any personal information when someone visits it and is not registered. The system automatically records your IP address and other information provided by your browser. This may include information like the name and version of the browser you are using, your operating system and any website address that may have referred you to LIFT’s website. This information will only be used for producing anonymous website statistics and will help us with the delivery of the services on the website.

The legal basis on which we collect and process the personal data described above depends on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it. However, we will only use your personal information where we: 

  • Have your consent to do so
  • Are legally required to collect personal information from you
  • Need that information in order to protect your vital interests or those of another person. 

The LIFT website system will also record personal information in certain other specific circumstances. These are, if you:

  • Provide us with information by filling in a form on the Website
  • Have given us permission to use information from your social media accounts. 
  • Subscribe, register or apply for services or to take part in LIFT activities that require personal information to be given
  • Consent to third party organisations lawfully sharing information they hold on you with us
  • Report a fault and give your contact details for us to respond
  • Complete surveys that we use for research or other, stated, purposes

Use of Cookies on LIFT Website

When you visit the LIFT website, two cookies are downloaded onto your device. The first is a persistent cookie that is downloaded when you first visit the site. This remains in your browser’s cookie store between sessions. This lets us identify repeat visitors to the site.  The second is called a session cookie. This will only remain on your computer until you close your browser. This cookie is used to collect aggregated website statistics that allow us to understand how visitors use the site. All of the information collected will be anonymous.

You may opt to view the site without cookies by adjusting your browser’s settings. If you disable cookies some functions of the site may no longer work correctly or efficiently.

How we use your information

Information collected by LIFT from this website will only be used for monitoring purposes unless you have given us consent for your information to be used in other ways, such as by providing us with your email address so we can contact you; if you are a trained LIFT Facilitator; or if you request information or to be involved in a LIFT event.  In addition, personal information may be used for the following purposes:

  • To ensure that content from our websites is presented in the most effective manner
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from LIFT or which we feel may interest you, where we are legally entitled to do so
  • To enable people to join LIFT events and activities and to communicate with each other via the LIFT system as part of that activity
  • To allow you to take part in interactive features of LIFT’s service, when you choose to do so
  • To notify you about changes to our service
  • To collect statistics regarding issues relevant to the activities of LIFT

We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, as required by relevant Irish legislation. 

At times, we may share information about you with third parties who process data on our behalf to help LIFT to carry out its activities. The types of third parties with whom we might share information, and the purposes for such sharing, are the following: 

  • Database hosting companies – to host LIFT digital platforms and associated databases to enable LIFT Facilitators, Partners and Participants to interact with the website 
  • Email broadcasting companies – to send emails to LIFT Website users
  • SMS broadcasting companies – to send SMS and text messages to LIFT Website users
  • Market research companies – to undertake research of LIFT’s Website users
  • Social media companies (e.g. Facebook/Twitter) – to verify your identify when you register on our web site using ‘register with’ functions and to provide you with relevant social media posts
  • Online learning hosting companies – to enable LIFT Website users to take part in online training and learning 

LIFT will take all steps reasonably necessary including policies, procedures and security features to ensure that your data is treated securely and protected from unauthorised and unlawful access and/or use, and in accordance with this notice.  Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and, although we will do our best to protect your personal data transmitted to us via the internet, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website from your devices. Any transmission is at your own risk.  

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the LIFT website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share such a password with anyone.

Your data rights

The rights that you have regarding the manner in which your data is held, used and stored include the following. Your personal information shall be:

  • Processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner
  • Collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes
  • Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary
  • Accurate and, where necessary, kept up-to-date
  • Retained only for as long as necessary
  • Processed in an appropriate manner to maintain security.

Access to information

Any formal, written request by you for a copy of your personal data (a Subject Access Request) will be referred, as soon as possible, to the LIFT Data Protection Officer, and will be processed as soon as possible.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email.

The information on this page was last updated on 25 June 2019.


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16 Fitzwilliam Street
Dublin 2 | Ireland



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