Privacy Policy

P4PLAY Privacy Policy

This statement relates to the privacy practices of P4PLAY, an EU-funded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (grant agreement no. 861257) comprising of a consortium of four beneficiaries, namely University College Cork, Ireland, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden, Queen Margaret University Edinburgh, Scotland and Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland and a number of partner organisations across Europe, in connection with the project’s main web pages (i.e. those in University College Cork is Project Coordinator of the consortium and is the Data Controller of the data collected through the website.

General statement

P4PLAY fully respects your right to privacy and actively seeks to preserve the privacy rights of those who share personal information (also known as personal data).

How we use your personal data and our legal basis for this

We only collect data about you on the website which you volunteer when you email us or by using our online contact us form, such data may include your name, email address or other contact details that you may provide; or if you report a problem with our website. When you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence. We also collect data automatically when you navigate through our site, as explained in our cookie policy.

All data provided by you is on the basis of consent and you are free to withdraw your consent at any time.

Any personal information processed by P4PLAY in connection with this website will be treated in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2018. Accordingly, P4PLAY shall only process such information in line with the purpose for which you provided it to the extent necessary to provide you with the information or service you require.

We will not disclose your data to third parties unless you have consented to this disclosure or unless the third party is required to fulfil a request you have made. Where appropriate, data may be processed by our service providers in which case steps will be taken to ensure that the processing complies with applicable data protection and confidentiality laws. We will also disclose your data if we believe in good faith that we are required to disclose it in order to comply with any applicable legal requirement.

How long we will keep your data

In keeping with the data protection principles, we will only store your data for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which it was submitted and in accordance with the record keeping and retention requirements of the project.

Links to other sites

Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from other websites. If you follow a link to any of those websites, please note that those websites have their own privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies. Please check those policies before you submit any data to those websites.

Your Rights

You have various rights under data protection law, subject to certain exemptions, in connection with our processing of your personal data, including the right:

  • to find out if we use your personal data, access your personal data and receive copies of your personal data;
  • to have inaccurate/incomplete information corrected and updated;
  • in certain circumstances, to have your details deleted from systems that we use to process your personal data or have the use of your personal data restricted in certain ways;
  • to object to certain processing of your data by P4PLAY;
  • to exercise your right to data portability where applicable (i.e. obtain a copy of your personal data in a commonly used electronic form;
  • where we have relied upon consent as a lawful basis for processing, to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time;
  • to not be subject to solely automated decision;
  • to request that we stop sending you direct marketing communications.

If you wish to avail of these rights, please write to: The Information Compliance Manager, University College Cork, 4 Carrigside, College Road, Cork (or email

In order to protect your privacy, you may also be asked to provide suitable proof of identification. If any of your details are incorrect please let us know and we will amend them.

Queries or Complaints

If you have any complaints in connection with our processing of your personal data, you can contact UCC’s Information Compliance Manager: Information Compliance Manager, Office of Corporate & Legal Affairs, University College Cork, Western Road, Cork E: Tel: +353 21 4903949.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commission if you are unhappy with our processing of your personal data. Details of how to lodge a complaint can be found on the Data Protection Commission’s website (, or by telephoning 1890 252 231.

Revisions to Privacy Statement

P4PLAY may revise this privacy statement from time to time. If you have any questions about this privacy policy they should be referred to the Information Compliance Manager at the address set out above.