Children's Health Ireland - Privacy Notice

Introduction - Ensuring privacy

Children's Health Ireland (CHI) understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. We respect and value the privacy of all our service users and staff. This privacy notice sets out how CHI collect and process personal data in the course of its role as a data controller.

The notice outlines:

  • What personal data CHI collect and process in its day-to-day activities;
  • The purposes for processing;
  • Who data may be shared with;
  • How long data will be retained for;
  • Your data protection rights and how to exercise them;
  • How to contact CHI’s Data Protection Officer.

CHI promotes good information governance practices among its staff. We continually monitor and improve internal policies and procedures, conduct data protection impact assessments and implement controls to mitigate the risk to personal data, including protecting against theft, accidental loss, unauthorised access or alteration, erasure, use or disclosure.

The privacy notice has been broken down into individual sections. Please click directly on each individual section to show the corresponding information.

Other Privacy Notices, addressing specific processing contexts can be found below:

Cookie Policy - Children's Health Ireland & CHI at Connolly, CHI at Tallaght

Cookie Policy - CHI at Crumlin

Cookie Policy - CHI at Temple Street

Privacy Notice for Families at CHI

Research Participant


CHI has appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) to oversee CHI’s compliance with its data protection obligations. If you have questions regarding CHI’s data protection practices, please do not hesitate to contact (see section ‘Contacting us, making a complaint or submitting feedback).

Personal Data

Obtaining your personal data

Purposes for processing

Legal basis for processing

Video surveillance systems

How long we store personal information for?

Who we share your information with

Data transfers outside the EEA

Your Rights as a Data Subjects

How can I access my personal data?

Contacting us, making a complaint or submitting feedback

FAQ leaflet about consent for Marketing/Communications Activity

FAQ leaflet about consent for Marketing/Communications Activity can be found here.