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We do not take payment through our website [either through a payment link to PayPal or through a shopping cart]. Should you apply to become a member of Women Aloud NI, we will send you a PayPal payment link to make your annual subscription payment.  Your payment details will be held by Paypal and we do not have access to information such as your card details.

Through our website you can link to other websites [for example, author websites and the Irish Writers Centre]. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites, nor over their privacy/cookie policies. If you have questions about how a website uses your information, you’ll need to check that website’s privacy statement.


When you join Women Aloud NI we ask you to provide us with information about you. The information helps us to administer your membership. We will ask you for a biography and a photo to make public on the Members section of our website. Women Aloud NI is committed to protecting the data we hold about members and will take all reasonable measures to do this. We are also committed to complying with our obligations under the relevant applicable laws.

When you become a member of Women Aloud NI, we ask you to give us permission to:

  1. Use the contact details you provide to us to provide membership services to you, including adding you to our closed Facebook group; and
  2. Send you information to your email address; and
  3. Share the biographical information and photograph that you provide to us on our website.

We will not share any member’s personal data with third parties under any other circumstances unless we are required to by law or have your explicit permission to do so. You are not obliged to provide this information and there is no penalty for not doing so.

PayPal Users

When you make payment to Women Aloud NI via PayPal, the PayPal system provides Women Aloud NI with an automated notification of payment. This notification includes the email address that you use for PayPal. If this email address is different from the email address you provide to us as a member, we do not store this email address on our systems.

Your Right To Access Your Data

If you want to access your personal data that is held by Women Aloud NI, please contact womenaloudni@gmail.com

This information was last updated on the 24th of May 2018