The Irish Festival of Oulu

Official program partner of Oulu 2026

Register and Privacy Statement

This is the register and privacy policy of The Irish Festival of Oulu in accordance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It has been prepared on 04/09/2024 and the last change on 04/09/2024.

1. Registered Organisation

The Irish Festival of Oulu / The Irish Music Society of Oulu ry, Hallituskatu 7, 90015 Oulu City; LY ID (business number: 2095743-2

2. Registered responsible contact person

Brent Cassidy, Artistic Director, info@irkku.fi ; +358 50 380 1908

3. Official Registered Organisation

The Irish Festival of Oulu, LY – number: 2095743-2; The Irish Music Society of Oulu Ry, LY – number: 2095743-2

4. Legal basis and purpose of personal data processing

According to the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, the legal basis for the processing of personal data is – the person’s consent (documented, voluntary, individualized, informed and unambiguous) – an agreement in which the data subject is a party – law (which) – performance of a public task (on which it is based), or – the controller legitimate interest (e.g. customer relationship before the contract, employment relationship, membership). The purpose of personal data processing is communication with customers, customer relationship maintenance, marketing, etc. The information is not used for automated decision-making or profiling.

5. Data content of the register

The information stored in the register is: the person’s name, e-mail address, website addresses, IP address of the network connection, IDs/profiles in social media services, information about ordered services and their changes, billing information, other information related to the customer relationship and ordered services. If there are several groups of registered users (e.g. customer register and marketing register), list them and their information content in outline. Please also state the data storage period here, if possible. Also tell me if, for example, the data will be anonymized after a certain period of time. IP addresses of website visitors and cookies necessary for the functions of the service are processed on the basis of a legitimate interest, e.g. to take care of information security and for the collection of statistical data of website visitors in those cases when they can be considered as personal data. If necessary, consent is requested separately for third-party cookies.

6. Regular sources of information:

The information to be saved in the register is obtained from the customer, e.g. From messages sent via web forms, by e-mail, by phone, via social media services, contracts, customer meetings and other situations where the customer gives out their information. Contact information for companies and other organizations can also be collected from public sources such as websites, directory services and other companies.

7. Principles of registry protection

Care is taken when processing the register and the information processed with the help of information systems is properly protected. When registry data is stored on Internet servers, the physical and digital data security of their hardware is taken care of accordingly. The registrar ensures that stored data as well as server access rights and other data critical to the security of personal data are handled confidentially and only by those employees whose job description it is.

8. Right of inspection and right to demand correction of information

Every person in the register has the right to check their information stored in the register and demand the correction of any incorrect information or the completion of incomplete information. If a person wants to check the information stored about him or demand correction, the request must be sent in writing to the controller. If necessary, the registrar may ask the requester to prove his identity. The controller responds to the customer within the time stipulated in the EU data protection regulation (generally within a month).

9. Other rights related to the processing of personal data

A person in the register has the right to request the removal of personal data about him from the register (“the right to be forgotten”). Those registered also have other rights according to the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, such as limiting the processing of personal data in certain situations. Requests must be sent in writing to the controller. If necessary, the registrar may ask the requester to prove his identity. The controller responds to the customer within the time stipulated in the EU data protection regulation (generally within a month).

Additional information:

The Irish Festival of Oulu / The Irish Music Society of Oulu is committed to protect the privacy of the users of its online services. We automatically monitor the visitors of the service and use the data to develop the website. With the help of monitoring, we know, for example: how many people visit the website how much different pages are used in what languages the website is used for how long the pages are used how the website is navigated in what country the users are what devices and browsers the pages are used on.

We use cookies on our website

The website uses cookies. We monitor browsing the website, but we do not collect data that could be connected to a person. The user may prevent the use of cookies by changing the settings of the browser. The change may affect the functionality of the site. The pages include embedded content produced by others. For example, the privacy protection of social media and video channels is the responsibility of their producing organisations. Allow usage monitoring for quality control purposes.

VIP Club members via Systeme.io

Data processing is open and transparent. Individuals have the right to receive information about the collection and processing of their personal data. They can also review the information related to themselves and request corrections for inaccurate or incomplete data, as well as the removal of unnecessary or outdated information.