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Privacy Statement

Dublin Youth Theatre will use personal data only where consent to do so is affirmative, freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous. The below privacy statement provides information on why we gather and how we will use your personal data.

The Data Protection Contact Person at Dublin Youth Theatre is the General Manager, Sarah BraggBolger.
You can contact this person if you have a question regarding how your personal data will be processed at or 01 8743687.

Any personal data requested is collected solely for the purpose of supporting your application to Dublin Youth Theatre.

Data such as your age and address will be used to determine eligibility for DYT and your contact details to communicate about matters relating to your application. Anonymised data such as age, gender, postcode and school may be used for statistical purposes and shared with our funders.

Sensitive personal data such as details of medical conditions or other personal needs will be used to ensure data subjects safety and welfare whilst participating in the youth theatre audition.

Your personal data will only be shared with those who need to know it, and only disclosed to a third party in the case of an emergency such as if you become ill or have an accident that requires medical attention.

We will need to engage trusted third parties as Data Processors to process personal data on our behalf as necessitated by the nature of the processing.

In sharing personal data with trusted third parties who assist us in managing our website and conducting our business, we exercise reasonable care to ensure that the Data Processor carries out the processing in strict compliance with the GDPR, including ensuring that GDPR compliant Agreements exist between Dublin Youth Theatre and the data processor in respect of the processing.

Your data may be shared with the following companies: ExSite Communications, Google suite – Gmail, Google Drive/Docs/Sheets/Forms, Dropbox, MailChimp.

We may release data if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation. This includes, in specific
cases, disclosing information to state agencies for the purposes of child protection.

Images collected with the application are solely for the purpose of identifying the applicant and will be managed safely in line with our Use of Images Policy.

Dublin Youth Theatre will retain application forms and personal data (including images) on file for the duration of that young person’s membership in the youth theatre and 5 years afterwards in the case of a successful application and for 3 years in the case of an unsuccessful application.

Your rights:
Dublin Youth Theatre is committed to upholding your rights as provided for by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) including:

  •  The right to be informed about how we will use your personal data.
  •  The right of access to a copy of the personal data we hold and information on how we process it.
    • You can request a copy of your data using the form here.
  •  The right to have incorrect or incomplete personal data corrected.
  •  The ‘right to be forgotten’ and have personal data deleted if you so request.
    • You can request your data be deleted using the form here.
  •  The right to restrict how we process your personal data.
  •  The right to object to the processing of your personal data.

You have the right to complain to the Data Protection Commission or another supervisory authority. You can contact the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner at

Further information can be found in our Data Protection and Confidentiality Policy.