Basic Income Ireland is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy applies to the Basic Income Ireland website (, our mailing list, our fund-raising activities, our internal communications and our public events, and governs data collection and usage.

Collection of your Personal Information

Basic Income Ireland collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, and location, for the purposes of registering your details as a member of or donor to Basic Income Ireland, as a subscriber to our newsletter, as a participant in an event organised by us, or as a user of our internal communications. Except to the extent required in some circumstances, e.g. special dietary requirements, we do not request any other personal information.

Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by the services used by Basic Income Ireland, such as those for website-hosting, email distribution, fundraising,  internal communications and social networking. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is sometimes used by Basic Income Ireland to maintain the quality of these services, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Basic Income Ireland interfaces.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through any Basic Income Ireland communications, this information may be collected and used by others. Basic Income Ireland does not read any of your private online communications.

Basic Income Ireland encourages you to review the privacy statements of organisations that provide services to us, such as,,,,,,,, and of organisations you choose to link to through Basic Income Ireland, so that you can understand how those organisations collect, use and share your information. Basic Income Ireland is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content of these other organisations.

Use of your Personal Information

Basic Income Ireland collects and uses your personal information for such purposes as: (a) to process your contributions and maintain membership records; (b) to provide reports based on information collected from members and subscribers; (c) to keep you up to date on Basic Income Ireland’s activities and on wider developments related to basic income.

We do not sell, rent or lease our mailing lists to third parties.

Basic Income Ireland will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with our legal obligations or to prevent fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized or illegal activity.
You can request more information about the Personal Data we hold about you, or get a copy of it, by emailing    

Use of Cookies

The Basic Income Ireland website uses “cookies” to personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a webpage server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page.

You may accept or decline cookies. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, this may affect the interactive features of websites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

Basic Income Ireland takes all reasonable steps to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

Removing or updating your information

If you believe that any Personal Data we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, you can request that we correct or supplement such data. You can also correct some of this information directly by updating your preferences on Mailchimp.

You can contact us to let us know that you object to the collection or use of your Personal Data for certain purposes.

You can request that we erase some or all of your Personal Data from our systems.     

If you wish to update or remove information previously provided to Basic Income Ireland or wish to no longer be contacted by us, please contact us at

Changes to this Policy

Basic Income Ireland will occasionally update this Privacy Policy.

Contact Information

We welcome comments and suggestions about this Privacy Policy. If you believe that we have not adhered to this policy, please contact us at You can also contact us by writing to this address:

Basic Income Ireland
c/o Anne B. Ryan
Department of Adult and Community Education
Maynooth University
Co Kildare