Who we are
Our website address is: https://congress.usi.ie.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We are given data from your Students’ Union which is a member of USI. We do not process or amend any data, so any errors in it will likely be supplied by your SU.
Which college you attend
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
We use contact forms for support tickets.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We determine how many registered delegates come from each college.
Who we share your data with
The Congress Hotel. Data is retained for up to one year by USI
How long we retain your data
1 year, or until we have no lawful reason to retain it, whichever comes sooner.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Your contact information
The operator of the website is:
The Congress Director
12 Shamrock Villas
How we protect your data
We encrypt personal data using an MD5 hash and we delete it when we no longer have a need for it, or by one year, whichever is sooner.
What data breach procedures we have in place
We do not collect financial information or personally identifying information other than:
a) your name
b) the college you attend
c) your email address
What third parties we receive data from
Your Students’ Union
What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data
If you are a registered member of USI we issue you with a credential to attend USI Congress
Industry regulatory disclosure requirements
There are no regulatory disclosure requirements for these activities on this sort of site.