Data subject access request

  • 1About this form
  • 2Your information
  • 3Confirmation

The Irish Cancer Society is committed to upholding the rights of individuals and have processes in place for providing individuals' access to their personal information. A subject access request (SAR) is a request for access to the personal information that the Irish Cancer Society holds about you, which we are required to provide under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) unless an exemption applies.

You can make this request in writing using our downloadable request form or you can submit your access request electronically using this form.

Where requested, we will provide the following information:

  • The purposes of the processing of your personal data;
  • What kind of personal data is stored;
  • Where this data is stored;
  • How long your data is stored.

Your request will be completed in 30 days in an electronic format.

What's involved?

  1. Fill out the subject access request form online or send in a paper request by post. Please note that we require 2 forms of identification in order to verify the identity of the data subject making the request.
  2. Once the request is received, we will verify the identity of the person making the request and follow up by phone or email as required.
  3. If you have provided enough information in your request, we will gather all documents relating to you and ensure that the information required is provided in an acceptable format. If we do not have enough information to locate your records, we may contact you for further details.
  4. Once we have collated all the personal information held about you, we will send this to you in an electronic format by email. The information will be in a concise, transparent, intelligible and easily accessible format, using clear and plain language.

We aim to complete all access requests within 30 days and provide the information free of charge.

Please note: The Irish Cancer Society stores the personal data of its supporters and service users only as long as required by law. If your last interaction with the Society was before 2011 your data may not be available.