Data Protection Policy
The Insurance Institute (the Institute) respects the right to privacy of members, practitioners, students and visitors. Its activities are compliant with the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003. This statement sets out the ways in which personal and sensitive personal data are collected, accessed, used and disclosed.
To provide the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Scheme and examinations in fulfilment of its role under the Minimum Competency Code, 2011 (MCC), the Institute collects and uses information:
- to facilitate the recording of CPD and examination records for our members
- to facilitate and supervise the accreditation process for CPD
- to facilitate the administration and maintenance of Insurance Institute awarded designations
- to monitor and supervise CPD and examination records
- to perform accounting and other record-keeping functions particularly in relation to membership and fees
- to enhance or improve your experience on our website
- to keep your information secure
- to provide you with online services
The information held in the Institute database is disclosed in the following ways:
The names of all graduates and grandfathered individuals availing of the iiiCPD Compliance scheme are published on our III Register of Compliant Persons.
We disclose to regulated firms the details of qualifications obtained and CPD hours completed by their employees, together with such other information as may be necessary to enable the regulated firm to maintain a Register of Accredited Persons, as required by the MCC.
In accordance with reasonable interest entitlements, we disclose to regulated firms the details of use of online examination supports, registration and attendance at lectures and examination results for their employees, together with such other information as may be necessary to enable the regulated firm to meet MCC requirements. If requested by the Central Bank of Ireland, we disclose such information as it may require in order to discharge its functions under the MCC.
If your employer funds your membership of the Institute and/or examination fees, it is automatically entitled to request details of your use of online exam supports, registration and attendance at tuition lectures, examination results and CPD record and we reserve the right to disclose this information.
We do not disclose to employers or to any third parties any information regarding any physical or mental health issues that are notified to us.
Members, students and employees are entitled to ask for a copy of all personal data held by The Insurance Institute, and to have it rectified or erased, if it is inaccurate. You may do so by sending a written request to The Company Secretary at the details below.
This does not apply to inaccuracies in such personal data provided by you which can be accessed and amended by you in the secure Member Area.
The Company Secretary
The Insurance Institute
5 Harbourmaster Place