Irish Translators’ and Interpreters’ Association (ITIA) Data Protection Statement

The Irish Translators’ and Interpreters’ Association (ITIA), founded in 1986, is the only professional organisation on the island of Ireland for translators and interpreters. The ITIA is committed to ensuring that any personal data is protected. This document outlines how we manage your personal information.

This data policy has been developed by the ITIA to meet the requirements of the Data Protection Acts 1988, 2003 and the General Data Protection Regulation. The ITIA may update this policy from time to time.

Personal data held by the ITIA:

  • Your name
  • Your contact information (email, postal address, telephone number)
  • Your application for membership
  • Your CV
  • Your signed declaration

Personal data we may collect from you:

We may collect some or all of the above-mentioned personal data about you when you apply for membership, sign up to attend events, or make a payment.

While personal data of associate and professional members is available to potential clients and others on the ITIA website with their consent, the association does not share this information with third parties for any purpose including marketing.

Lapsed members

Lapsed members’ details are kept on file to facilitate their re-admission for the following period of time:

  • Associate and Student Members: 1 year from lapsing
  • Professional Members: 5 years from lapsing

After this period of time, their details will be completely erased from our records. Lapsed members who wish their details to be completely erased before the relevant period has expired can contact ITIA at any time, as detailed below.

Unsuccessful Applications

If your application for membership is unsuccessful and you do not become a member, all information about you is deleted.

Storage of Personal Data

Any information supplied by you is stored in paper and electronic files in secure form that can only be accessed by those authorised to do so.


The ITIA uses PayPal to facilitate online payments and adheres to PayPal’s requirements. We do not store credit card details or share such details with third parties. For more information on PayPal’s Privacy Policy please see here: Paypal Privacy Policy.


The ITIA uses MailChimp to send out some email notices and reminders to its members. MailChimp is a marketing automation platform and an email marketing service. For more information on MailChimp’s Privacy Policy please see here: MailChimp Privacy Policy.

Sharing your Personal Data

The ITIA does not share any personal data with third parties.

Right of Access to Personal Data

You have the right to obtain a copy of any information that the ITIA may hold about you. This should be done in writing. Please send an email to or write to ITIA, Irish Writers Centre, 19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1.

Rectification and Erasure of Personal Data

If you wish to rectify or erase personal data held by the ITIA, please send an email to or write to ITIA, Irish Writers Centre, 19 Parnell Square, Dublin 1. 

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