Privacy Statement:

This statement relates to our privacy practices in connection with the websites owned and controlled by [MindRising Ltd.]. These include:

We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites to which we may link.

1.0 Who is MindRising Ltd.?

MindRising Ltd was founded in 2015 as a spinout from Business Model Adventures ( to support focusandthe development of the MindRising concept.

The Directors of MindRising Ltd are

Alan Kelly

Gar Mac Críosta

2.0 General statement

The [MindRising Ltd.] fully respect your right to privacy and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear permission. Any personal information which you volunteer to us will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988, 2003 & 2011.


3.0 Collection and use of personal information

We collect the following types of personal information via our websites:

·       Names and email addresses for newsletter subscriptions, and

·       Personal information of MindRising Authorised Contacts for Registering Organizations including names, addresses, phone numbers, and

·       Personal information of non-members who register for events.

·       Information is collected via a form (or forms) explicitly described as a MindRising entry form. The sole purpose for which this information is collected is to contact MindRising entrants with relation to the competition. – do we need this bullet?

Personal information provided in this way is not made available to any third parties, except were third party services are requested (see below), and is used by [MindRising Ltd.] only in line with the purpose for which you provided it as described below.

4.0 Names and addresses for newsletter subscriptions

Information collected for this purpose are collected via a form (or forms) explicitly described as newsletter subscription forms. Subscribers are given control over their subscriptions and can opt out or modify their details at anytime. The sole purpose for which this information is collected is the distribution of newsletters and competition updates.


5.0 Personal information of MindRising Entrants

This information is collected through the MindRising application forms of the website.

·       This information is collected for the following purposes:

·       To support written communication between [MindRising Ltd.] and MindRising competition entrants; including newsletters, project information, educational content, events etc.

·       To analyse Entrants interests and fields of work to support scheduling of relevant events and training.

·       To provide statistical data to sponsors and partners.

6.0 Personal information of event registrants

Information is collected through event registration forms on the website. This information is collected for the purposes of recording attendees, communicating information about the event, and issuing receipts.

7.0 Disclosure

[MindRising Ltd.] will share the personal information of any Entrant with third parties for non-marketing activities conducted by the third party.

[MindRising Ltd.] will not provide the personal information of any Entrant, Registrant or Subscriber to a third party for marketing purposes unless the Member or subscriber opts in to be contacted by that third party. These services will be highlighted as requiring the provision of limited personal details to third parties e.g. name and email address data.

Summarised, statistical data, which cannot be used to identify any individuals, may be provided to third parties.

8.0 Your rights regarding data supplied via this website

You have a right to be given a copy of your personal data which you may have supplied via this website. To exercise this right, you must e-mail

You should include any personal identifiers which you supplied earlier via the website (e.g. Name; address; phone number; e-mail address). Your request will be dealt with as soon as possible and will take not more than 40 days to process.

You also have a right to have inaccurate information corrected. If you discover that [MindRising Ltd.] holds inaccurate information about you, you have a right to instruct us to correct that information. Such an instruction must be sent via e-mail( A request will be dealt with as soon as possible and will take not more than 40 days to process.

In certain circumstance you may also request that data which you have supplied via the website be deleted. To exercise this right you would generally be expected to identify some contravention of data protection law in the manner in which [MindRising Ltd.] processes the data concerned.

9.0 Complaints about data processed via the website

If you are concerned about how personal data are processed via this website, please do not hesitate to bring such concerns to the attention of Gar Mac Críosta,

10.0 Collection and use of technical information

This website does not use cookies, apart from temporary "session" cookies which enable a visitor's web browser to remember which pages on this website have already been visited. Visitors can use this website with no loss of functionality if cookies are disabled from the web browser.

Technical details in connection with visits to this website are logged by us for our statistical purposes. No information is collected that could be used by us to identify website visitors. The technical details logged are confined to the following items:

·       the IP address of the visitor's web server

·       the top-level domain name used (for example .ie, .com, .org, .net)

·       the previous website address from which the visitor reached us, including any search terms used

·       clickstream data which shows the traffic of visitors around this web site (for example pages accessed and documents downloaded)

·       the type of web browser used by the website visitor.

[MindRising Ltd.] will make no attempt to identify individual visitors, or to associate the technical details listed above with any individual. It is the policy of [MindRising Ltd.]  never to disclose such technical information in respect of individual website visitors to any third party other than the web statistics service provider unless obliged to disclose such information by a rule of law. The technical information will be used only by [MindRising Ltd.], and only for statistical and other administrative purposes. You should note that technical details, which we cannot associate with any identifiable individual, do not constitute "personal data" for the purposes of the Data Protection Acts, 1988, 2003 & 2011.


11.0 Use of cookies at [MindRising Ltd.],  websites

[MindRising Ltd.], websites use cookies to enhance the users' experience and to support the websites' operation. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

We and Our partners, affiliates, or analytics or service providers use technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags, and scripts to analyze trends, administer the Website, tracking users’ movements around the Website, and to gather demographic information about Our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual and aggregated basis.

We use cookies for authentication, tracking user sessions, preferences, and movements around the website, anonymous and aggregated marketing analytics, performance analytics, retargeting, and tracking aggregate trends. Users can control the use of cookies at the individual browser level. If you reject cookies, you may still use Our website, but your ability to use some features or areas of Our website may be limited.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.