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Data Protection

The Legal Aid Board is committed to protecting the rights and privacy of individuals (known as ‘data subjects’) in accordance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR 2016/679) and Irish Data Protection Acts 1988-2018.  

The Board is committed to the correct, lawful and fair handling of all personal data, respecting the legal rights, privacy and trust of all individuals with whom we deal. It is important that you know why we process your data, the types of data we collect and our legal basis for processing your data. You should also know how your personal information is processed, shared, stored, retained and destroyed.  

Information on how your personal data is processed by the Legal Aid Board as well as your rights as a data subject is available from the Legal Aid Board Policies below.

The GDPR also introduces changes which give you greater control over your personal information including the right to access your data. You can make a request for access to your personal data using this form.

A person can make a request to rectify, restrict, or erase their data, or withdraw their consent. This can done using this form.

Our Data Protection Officer can be contacted at: 

Legal Aid Board
Quay Street,
Co. Kerry.
V23 RD36

Phone: 066 947 1000

or via dataprotection@legalaidboard.ie