Privacy Statement - Westgate Foundation

Westgate Foundation· Tuesday, June 12, 2018

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Westgate Foundation is a community based organisation providing an integrated range of services for older people including Daycare, Community Catering, Sheltered Housing, Transport, Social and Active Retired Club, Social Work and Counselling. Westgate Foundation employs a staff team of 60 people and also enjoys the support of many volunteers. It is a registered charity and limited company and is funded through service income, fundraising and government grants. Westgate Foundation is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. As part of our on-going commitment we have prepared this privacy statement to help you understand how we manage your personal information. What is a Privacy Statement? A Privacy Statement is a statement describing how Westgate Foundation gathers, use, hold and discloses personal information about you. What type of data do we hold and why do we hold it? We may ask for or hold personal information about you to support delivery of high quality supportive services and care. This information is given directly by you, healthcare professionals, family/relatives and governmental agencies and may include:

• Name, date of birth, address and contact details.

• Next to kin/relatives contact details.

• Notes regarding contact which we may have had with you i.e. appointments, meetings and home visits.

• Notes and reports about your medical, health and social care needs and wishes.

• Information from caregivers/relatives and health care professionals involved in your life.

• Personal sensitive information such as: religion/beliefs, financial, disability status, marital status, employment and recruitment related details and other personal sensitive information disclosed to us.

Sharing of data In an attempt to provide a high quality service to you, we may need to share information about you with others. Information may be shared with health and social care organisations, local authorities, and other supportive services on a strictly need to know basis and with your consent. We may also share information where we have a duty to comply with any legal obligation to disclose such information. Storage of Data All digital data is stored on computers which are password protected. Paper files are kept in locked filing cabinets. Mobile phone numbers are sometimes saved on business phones which are key code protected. Disposal of data It is recommended that files be retained for a minimum of seven years under the Data Protection Act, 1998. Your rights You have the right to view, amend or delete personal data Westgate Foundation holds about you.

Should you have any questions please feel free to contact Westgate Foundation Data Controller.

Who is the Data Controller?

Ms Julie Murphy CEO Westgate Foundation, West Village, Ballincollig, Cork

Phone: 021-4873648 Email: juliemurphywestgate@gmail.com

27th of September (Thursday Night) Westgate will be holding its Anniversary Social at 8.00pm to 10.30pm

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Our Services

Westgate Foundation Daycare Project

Daycare Activities – Social Activities

 Community Catering – Transport

 Sheltered Housing – Social Work – Counselling

Our Team

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Westgate Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the provision of quality services and supports to older people in the Mid Cork Area. 

Employment,Volunteering & Placement

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We offer many types of positions 

  • Full-Time and Part-Time
  • Volunteers
  • Community Employment
  • Student Placement

 

Organisation

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The organisation promotes the value and self-worth of the Older Person through Education & Training, Advocacy, Self-Esteem/Confidence and Capacity building.  

West Village, Ballincollig, Co. Cork

Phone: (021) 487 3648

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A Summer’s Evening on the Quad Fundraising Event:

A huge thank you to the organisers in UCC for so generously nominating us as a beneficiary of this event. It was an honour and a pleasure for us to be associated with the event and a huge benefit to us in sustaining our services.

Westgate Foundation wish to express huge appreciation and thanks to all who supported our ticket sales for this year’s Summer Evening at the Quad Event.

The proceeds from all 300 tickets sold at Westgate Foundation go directly to supporting our community based services for older people.

Thank you to our wonderful marketing and fundraising in-house organisers who coordinated our ticket sales and to all of our supporters who so generously bought and promoted tickets for the event. A great night of music and entertainment was had by us all.

“A Summer’s Evening at the Quad” University College Cork UCC Rocks Cork’s 96FM

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