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DATA PROTECTION & PRIVACY POLICY
This Policy sets out the Data Protection and Privacy Policy for the Knights of St. Columba (the Organisation's) strategic commitment to data protection. It is the policy of the Organisation to ensure that the Organisation treats personal information lawfully and correctly in order to: 
 
• Maintain the trust and confidence of those with whom it does business 
 
• Meet the Organisation's contractual, legal and regulatory obligations and in particular the protection of the rights of data subjects in respect of their personal data under EU Regulation 2016/679 the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") 
 
For the purposes of this Data Protection Policy "personal data" is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (a "data subject"); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier, or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural, or social identity of that natural person. 
 
This Policy sets the Organisation's obligations regarding the collection, processing, transfer, storage, and disposal of personal data. The procedures and principles set out herein must be followed at all times by the Organisation, its employees, members, agents, contractors, or other parties working on behalf of the Organisation. 
 
Data Protection shall be treated as an integral part of management activities and will be pursued in the same manner and with the same vigour as other management objectives. 
 
This Policy is intended to ensure compliance with the GDPR.