The Children’s Rights Alliance respects the right to privacy of visitors to our website and complies with its obligations under Data Protection Legislation and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This privacy policy sets out how the Children’s Rights Alliance deals with and processes any personal data provided when you make an online visit or interact with our website online. 

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

As a membership organisation, the Children’s Rights Alliance website contains links to our member’s websites and as such cannot be held 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, become a member, sign-up for our newsletter, e-mail us with a query, or make a donation. 

When making a donation, signing up to our newsletter, or sending us through a query, you may be asked to provide personal details such as name, email address, postal address, phone number or payment information as needed. 

What is your information used for?

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

  • To provide information and resources

We collect and store personal data in order to provide services to members of the Children’s Rights Alliance, as well as other visitors to the website. This is so we can keep members and supporters informed about the nature of our work and developments in the areas of children’s rights.

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

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

  • To process payments and confirm transactions

Example: Donating online, paying a membership fee or fundraising for the Children’s Rights Alliance. We will use your information to complete your payment 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 quality service to our members and those visiting our website in search of information

We continually try to improve our website based on the anonymous 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 are looking for and that is relevant to you.

  • To keep you informed about Children’s Rights

If you have signed up for the Children’s Rights Alliance email newsletter, you will receive this email bi-monthly. You can unsubscribe from receiving future emails by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of e-mails or by emailing [email protected].

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

From time to time we will use your e-mail address to send you updates on the impact of your donation to Children’s Rights, and let you know how you can get involved in our fundraising and campaigns. We may also contact you by email if you have given us consent to do so.
We will always respect your privacy and will always give you an opt-out option to stop hearing from us.

  • To communicate with you through other media channels

We may use other online channels like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube etc., to communicate with you, 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 [email protected].

How do we process your information?

The Children’s Rights Alliance uses iDonate to manage and process payments and donations made to the organisation and as such iDonate process data on behalf of the Children’s Rights Alliance. Please see here for further details on iDonate’s Privacy Policy –

The Children’s Rights Alliance 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.

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

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your web browser (if you allow) that lets the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

For each visitor to reach the site, we expressively collect the following non-personally identifiable information, including but not limited to:

• browser type
• version and language
• operating system
• pages viewed while browsing the Site
• page access times
• referring website address

This collected information is used solely internally for the purpose of gauging visitor traffic, trends and delivering personalized content to you while you are at this Site.

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. To check how to do this, please visit the help page of your web browser. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not provide your personally identifiable information to outside parties.

The information you provide when interacting with our website will be kept securely and used by the Children’s Rights Alliance in order to make your interaction with us possible. Your information will only be shared with selected third party service providers, contracted by the Children’s Rights Alliance to assist with our work. 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.

You control your information

If you need to update any of your personal data, please contact the Children’s Rights Alliance to do so at: [email protected].

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

Your consent

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

Changes to our privacy policy

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.

Contacting us

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, Please contact us at:

The Children’s Rights Alliance
7, Red Cow Lane
Smithfield, Dublin 7, D07 XN29.
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: + 353 (1) 6629400.