Effective Date: 1st July 2023

With this privacy statement we want to inform you of our policies regarding the use and disclosure of personal data we collect about you and other users. We want to be transparent and demonstrate our compliance with GDPR.

For the purposes of GDPR the data controller is:

Sligo BID (Business Improvement District)

Please read this Statement carefully as this sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.

Our Data Protection Officer / GDPR Owner and data protection representatives can be contacted directly here: Sligo BID (Business Improvement District) Email: info@sligobid.ie

Purpose for processing your data?

We are committed to ensuring that the information we collect, and use is appropriate for this purpose, and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.
Personal data is collected by Sligo BID (Business Improvement District) to measure and/or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and, where applicable to deliver relevant advertising to you. The personal data we require about you will be gathered and stored safely as set out below.

To pursue legitimate interests of our own or those of third parties, unless the processing is overridden by the vital interests, including your fundamental rights.

Our lawful reason for processing your data under GDPR is:

Sligo BID (Business Improvement District) will process (collect, store and use) the information you provide in a manner compatible with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary.

Who are we sharing your data with?

We, Sligo BID (Business Improvement District) facilitate your rights in line with Sligo BID data protection policy and the subject access request procedure. This is available on request from info@sligobid.ie

When they no longer need your data to fulfil this service, they will dispose of the details in line with Sligo BID Insurance procedures.

Data Subject Rights

At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:

Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.

Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.

Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records. 

Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply to have a right to restrict the processing.

Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.

Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing, or use of your personal information based on our legitimate business interests (including profiling) or a public interest.

Right to object to automated processing, including profiling Right to judicial review – if Local Insurance refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why.

All the above requests will be forwarded on should there be a third party involved as we have indicated in the processing of your personal data.

Should you wish to exercise any of your rights above please contact the data protection officer at the contact details listed above.

Additional information we are providing you with to ensure we are transparent and fair with our processing to show our commitment to transparency to you.


Retention of your personal data

Data will not be held for longer than is necessary for the purpose(s) for which they were obtained.



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Please note that where you provide us with your personal information through a facility provided on our website or directly to us by email, you consent to us:

Processing and administrating your personal data to perform all necessary actions to give effect to your request or instructions

Passing your request onto employees of Sligo BID, for the purpose of dealing with your request (at all times in accordance with GDPR)

Direct Marketing: Where you provide consent, we may use your personal data for our own direct marketing purposes. If later, you wish to change your mind and no longer agree to us processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may opt out at any time by contacting info@sligobid.ie

Information in the email we receive and send will not be disclosed to any third party except in accordance with points (b) and (c)


Contact Us

Your privacy is important to us. If you have any comments or questions regarding this statement, please contact us on Email: info@sligobid.ie

Privacy policy statement changes

Sligo BID (Business Improvement District) may change this privacy policy from time to time at any time without prior notice. When such a change is made, we will post a revised version online. Changes will be effective from the point at which they are posted. It is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically so you’re aware of any changes. By using our services, you agree to this privacy policy.