The purpose of this statement is to give you an outline of how we obtain your personal information and how it is used by Zen Buddhism Ireland (ZBI). Please be assured that we take the issue of the privacy of your personal information very seriously and consequently we will only use your data for legitimate purposes.
Please note that we do not use any indirect means to collect personal information about you. By submitting enquiries to Zen Buddhism Ireland, you are agreeing to the use of your personal information solely by Zen Buddhism Ireland. We do not share your information with any third party.
It is our policy that any information which you provide to us or that we obtain in the course of our dealings with you may only be used for the following purposes:
– to fulfill our agreement with you, in providing the services of a Zen Buddhist Sangha.
– to inform you (by mail, telephone, e-mail, text message or otherwise) about ZBI events and services which we consider may be of interest to you;
Zen Buddhism Ireland and its Board of Directors will not give or sell your information to any third Parties.

What we collect
We may collect the following information if you freely provide it to u sin email by contacting us:
contact information, including email address
demographic information such as postcode and address
other information relevant to your potential participation in ZBI events and observances

We do not collect cookies on those that visit our websites.

What we do with the information we gather
We require this information for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping.
We may periodically (in the future) send promotional emails or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you about Zen events that are coming up or to circulate a planned ZBI Newsletter at some later date.
We may contact you by email, phone or mail.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we hold.

How we use cookies
Our Cookie policy is found here

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at [email protected]

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the relevant legislation. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to [email protected]
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.