Headline Mental Health Media Awards Privacy Statement

Data protection and your rights

Headline is Ireland’s national media monitoring programme, working to promote responsible and accurate coverage of mental health and suicide related issues within the Irish media. Your privacy is important to Headline and we encourage you to read this privacy statement. If you wish to discuss matters related to the processing of personal data you can contact Headline via email at info@headline.ie or by post to Headline, DOC, Block B, Maynooth Business Campus, Straffan Road, Maynooth, Co Kildare, Ireland, W23W5X7.

The Headline programme is funded by the National Office for Suicide Prevention (NOSP) and is managed by Shine. Shine is the national organisation dedicated to supporting people affected by mental ill health and their families.

The Headline Mental Health Media Awards recognise excellence in media coverage of mental health issues. They reflect the challenges, lived experience and realities of people living with mental ill health.

 

Commitment to personal data protection

Headline is committed to having safeguards in place in keeping with with current Data Protection Regulations. This applies to all data that Headline controls and processes, in other words where we determine how and for what your personal data will be used. This applies to all data collected and processed, whether it is collected on paper, stored in a computer database or recorded on other media.

 

How do we collect your data?

Headline is collecting this data through an online form on the Headline website for the purpose of planning and carrying out the Headline Mental Health Media Awards.

 

What type of personal information do we collect?

As part of the application for the Headline Mental Health Media Awards, we request you to provide your name, phone number and email address.

 

What do we use the information for?

We may use your contact information to correspond with you for the purposes of planning the media award ceremony.

 

Third Party Disclosures

  • Headline does not disclose personal information to any third party without your consent, except in incidences where an individual is potentially at risk or where the law requires it.
  • Information provided by you will only be used for the purpose of planning the Headline Mental Health Media Awards.

 

Your consent:

  • You are asked to give your consent to allow Headline to use your contact details for the purposes of planning the Headline Mental Health Media Awards.
  • You can withdraw your consent at any time during the process.
  • You have the right to have access to your information and amend, correct or erase it if it is incorrect or if you feel it is being used unfairly.

 

Data Retention

Headline does not hold data for longer than its intended purpose and has a review system in place in relation to data retention in order to ensure destruction of unnecessary data in a timely fashion.

All personal data given for the purpose of the Headline Mental Health Media Awards will be destroyed 24 months after the award ceremony, which takes place on 4th December 2019.

 

Who can access your data?

Only authorised staff involved in the planning of the Headline Mental Health Media Awards have access to your personal information.

 

Security

Headline takes precautions to protect your personal information. Headline implements policies that forbid its employees and volunteers from using or disclosing personal data in an inappropriate or unlawful manner. It has procedures and security measures in place for both electronic and paper files to safeguard data.

 

Ensuring your data is accurate and relevant

Headline will take reasonable steps to ensure that data is reliable, accurate, complete, and current, bearing in mind its intended use. You have a responsibility to keep the data you provide to us updated and we will take reasonable steps to facilitate this.

Headline takes measures to ensure that all the information it collects is effectively gathered and relevant, not excessive, and for its specified purpose.

 

Authentic Identity

It is your responsibility to ensure that your personal information is correct and authentic when contacting Headline. Submissions that do not use an authentic identity will not be processed.

 

Right of Access

You will be supplied with a copy of your personal data on request. To obtain a copy you should write to: The Manager, Headline, DOC, Block B, Maynooth Business Campus, Straffan Road, Maynooth, Co Kildare, W23W5X7.

 

Right to correct or erase personal information

You may have your data corrected if it is inaccurate or erased in the case that Headline no longer have a legitimate reason to keep your data. To make a formal request to have your data amended or erased contact: The CEO, Headline, DOC, Block B, Maynooth Business Campus, Straffan Road, Maynooth, Co Kildare, W23W5X7.

 

Data controller

All personal information collected is controlled and processed by Shine.

 

Data processor

Headline uses Microsoft office 365 to process electronic data.

About Headline

Headline is Ireland’s national programme for responsible reporting, and representation of mental illness and suicide. Our objective is to work as collaboratively as possible with Irish media professionals across print, broadcast, and online platforms to reduce the effects of suicide contagion, and the stigma attached to mental ill health.

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