Data Protection Privacy Statement

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Version 2: January 2020

The following Privacy Information is being provided to you as outlined in the General Data Protection Regulation. It is intended to inform you of how the Personal Information provided on this form will be used, by whom and for what purposes. If you are unclear on any aspect of this form, or want any further information, please contact the GAA’s Data Protection Officer (01 8658600 or or Man O’War GFC’s Data Protection Officer.

Who is the data controller?
Man O’War GFC, and the GAA and LGFA are Joint Data Controllers of the Personal Data and contact details for the Club are as follows Man O’War GFC, Oberstown, Lusk, Co. Dublin. Email:

Who is the Data Protection Officer for the GAA and the Club?
Details of the GAA’s Data Protection Officer are available on the GAA’s website You can contact them on email: or Tel: 01 8658600.
The Club’s Data Protection Officer in 2020 is Shane Denver. You can contact Man O’ War GFC’s Data Protection Officer at if you have any questions or wish to make any request in relation to your personal data.

What is the purpose of processing my Personal Data?
The purpose for processing your Personal Data is that it is necessary for the performance of a contract in order to register and maintain your membership with the Club and the GAA and/or the LGFA.
The purpose is also to keep you informed of GAA events and fundraisers. We will only use your personal data for this second purpose if you have provided your explicit consent for this by ticking the boxes on this form and signed below those boxes.

Will anyone else receive a copy of my Personal Data?
Your Personal Data can be accessed by certain members of the County Boards, Provincial Boards and National Administrative function in Croke Park. Team mentors will have access if deemed necessary for health and well-being of a player associated with their team. This will be done in accordance with our data protection policy only.
In the event of an injury or insurance claim, details of your claim which will include your Personal Data will be passed to our Injury Fund Administrators, DWF based at 5 George’s Dock, IFSC, Dublin 1.

Where is your Personal Data stored?
Your personal data is stored electronically by the club on Google Forms and data may also be stored in a secure filing cabinet in the Man O’War GFC clubhouse. Your data will be stored electronically on the GAA Membership Database which is provided by Dawson Andrews, based at 17a Ormeau Ave, Belfast BT2 8HD.

Who is Dawson Andrews?
Dawson Andrews is a “data processor” who hosts the database on which your information is stored. We have a contract in place with Dawson Andrews to ensure your Personal Data is stored safely and securely.

How long will your Personal Data be stored for?
Your Personal Data will be held for the duration of your Membership and it will be deleted by GAA/LGFA & Man O’War GFC in the event that you resign your Membership or you are expelled in accordance with the Official Guide. However, we may retain your Personal Data after your Membership ceases if we decide that it is strictly necessary to do so in the circumstances in accordance with our data retention policy.

How can I obtain a copy of the Personal Data held by the Club/GAA/LGFA?
You have the right to request a copy of all of your Personal Data and can do so by contacting the Man O’War GFC club secretary on This information will be provided to you within one month.

What are my privacy rights relating to my Personal Data?
You have the right to have your Personal Data updated, rectified or deleted if you so wish. You have the right to object to your Personal Data being processed and to withdraw your consent to processing. You can do so by contacting the club secretary in writing.

Where can I get further information?
Further information regarding your rights can be obtained through the Data Protection Commission, 21 Fitzwilliam Square South, Dublin 2, D02 RD28 or on the website

How do I make a complaint or report a breach?
Should you wish to make a complaint or report a breach under in relation to your Personal Data, you can do so by filling in a webform on their website at or by phone at 057 868 4800.

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