Privacy Policy

What data we collect and what we do with your data

Ireland India Institute (“we”) will collect, use and disclose personal data provided in the abstract submission forms, and travel bursary applications for the purposes of processing the application, for the payment of bursaries, for bursary monitoring and review, and for the general activities of the Institute (“us”). We publish information about the conference on our website and by other means. We share information about the conference with other conference organisers and other relevant bodies. We do not link data that we collect with any other databases or registers.

We do not collect PPS number from our funding applicants or any other individuals whose data we collect.

During the application process, the evaluation process, bursary offer and registration processing, we may contact the research body hosting the participants, the bursary holders, as registered in our online application system, in relation to funding opportunities, our initiatives, activities and events. We may also contact the above persons for purposes related to our mission, including but not limited to collecting information about impact, suggestions and collaborations for future events and similar.

For the purpose of assessment of abstracts, information may be accessed by external experts physically located in countries outside the European Economic Area, including countries which are not recognised by the European Commission as having adequate data protection laws. By submitting an application for the Ireland India Institute Conference, the applicants are agreeing that they consent to the processing of personal data which might involve access by users from outside of the European Economic Area.

We may be required to disclose information in response to a request made under the Freedom of Information Act 2014 (the “FOI Act”) or the EC (Access to Information on the Environment) Regulations 2007 (the “AIE Regulations”).

Your data rights

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) and Data Protection Act 2018, you have a right to access the data we hold about you, to have incorrect information about you corrected, and to object to the processing of data that violates your rights.

You have access to the Council’s online application system 24/7. You can verify accuracy of the data and make amendments to the data held in your user profile directly yourself.

You may contact the Ireland India Institute, [email protected], to exercise your rights.

If you believe your right to privacy or the protection of your personal data have been infringed, you have the right to bring a complaint to the Data Protection Commissioner at [email protected]. You can find more information about your rights at