This Privacy Notice provides you, the data subjects (i.e. visitors of this website) with information about the processing of personal data by the Housing Agency that maintains this website i.e. affordablehomes.ie. The purpose of this website is to deliver accurate and up-to-date information and connect you to the various Affordable Housing Schemes that are administered by the Local Authorities. As this website has been designed to facilitate and disseminate information regarding schemes administered and delivered by the Local Authorities, it does not collect store or process personal data.
Who We Are
The Housing Agency, located at 53 Mount Street Upper, Dublin, Ireland, is a non-departmental state agency under aegis of the Department of Housing Local Government and Heritage (DHLGH). The Housing Agency has been assigned the role of facilitating information regarding the Affordable Housing Schemes by the DHLGH. This notice therefore only applies to this website i.e. affordablehousing.ie. Details about how the Housing Agency processes your personal data for the Schemes it administers and delivers can be found at its website.
Collection, Processing and Retention of Personal Data
As the purpose of this website is to facilitate access and to disseminate information regarding Affordable Housing Schemes administered by the Local Authorities, the website does not collect, process or store personal data. The website's Eligibility Calculator functionality may allow data subjects to enter their income and savings figures to assess their eligibility for a particular scheme, however, the personal data entered is not retained, accessible or monitored by the Housing Agency.
Once you navigate away from this website, for instance to visit a Local Authority's website, this Privacy Notice ceases to apply and any personal data that you may provide to other websites will be processed as per the Privacy Notice of that website. We advise you to read the Privacy Notice of any other website that you may navigate to prior to providing your personal data.
Some of our webpages may display video content hosted on external websites, such as YouTube. These websites are outside the control of the Housing Agency. To learn about how they process your personal data, we suggest you review their privacy notices.
Security and Sharing of Personal Data
The Housing Agency does not collect, process or store your personal data through this website. Therefore, no personal data is shared with any third parties. The Housing Agency however will implement sufficient technical and administrative measures to allow you to access information on this website.
International Data Transfers
Since no personal data is collected, no personal data is transferred internationally.
However, for your information cookies are a form of technology used in the delivery and analysis of a website. When you visit a website, small text files are placed on your device temporarily. Some cookies are functional and necessary. Other cookies are used for marketing and analysis purposes.
Your Rights as an Individual
The Housing Agency does not collect, store or process any of your personal data through this website. However, your rights as individuals are provided under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018). For a detailed description of your rights and how to exercise them, please check the Privacy Notices of the concerned Local Authority's website. Should you wish to exercise any of your rights, please contact the Data Protection Officers of the concerned Local Authority.
Automated Decision Making
We do not engage in fully automated decision-making in the provision of our services.
Data Protection Officer (DPO)
The Housing Agency has duly appointed Trilateral Research Limited as the Data Protection Officer (DPO). If you need to contact the Housing Agency DPO directly, you can do so by phone or email. Email: email@example.com Tel: +353 1 657 1978.
This notice is kept under regular review and is therefore subjected to change.
Last Updated: 08/09/2023