Data Policy

This statement explains our data processing practices and your options regarding the ways in which your personal data is used. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to our processing please contact us at

Information collected

The Irish Heart Foundation collects details provided by you for the purposes of making a donation, sponsoring someone that is fundraising on our behalf, creating a Direct Debit donation, or to purchase goods. We record the contact and transactional details on a database in order to manage our supporter relationships.

Use of your information and your preferences

We will use your contact details to communicate with you. We may use your information to send you news and latest updates about Irish Heart Foundation products, events and services. We may contact you by post, email, telephone for these purposes as specified in your preferences on sign up.

When you register to use, you will be provided with a sign up page that allows you to choose your 'Contact Preferences' either by post, email, or telephone.

To change your contact preferences simply contact us by email at

Your information may be passed to and used by all Irish Heart Foundation departments and may also be anonymised and used for statistical purposes. If you discover that we are hold inaccurate information about you, you can request us to correct that information at any time.


We use cookies on our site to keep track of users as they browse the site to ensure the store knows who the user is and which is their basket & account. A cookie also stores a user’s shopping basket and maintains the current user’s session.

Cookies also collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

We use the YouTube embed features in our site, which in turn have their own cookie which allows sharing videos via YouTube, and remembering what videos you’ve seen.


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 collect.

Access rights

You have a right to access the personal data that is held about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information Irish Heart Foundation holds about you, please write to us at the following address:

Irish Heart Foundation
50 Ringsend Road
Dublin 4

Please enclose your postal details and a cheque for €6.35 payable to the Irish Heart Foundation.