Data Protection


The following Privacy Information is being provided to you as outlined in the General Data Protection Regulation.  It is intended to inform you of how the Personal Information provided on this form will be used, by whom and for what purposes.  If you are unclear on any aspect of this form, or want any further information, please contact the GAA’s Data Protection Officer (01 8658600 or

Who is the data controller?

The Club and the LGFA/GAA are Joint Data Controllers of the Personal Data and contact details for the Club are as follows [Club Name, Address, Phone / email].

Who is the Data Protection Officer for the GAA and the Club?

Our Data Protection Officer is Paula Prunty (LGFA) and Gearoid Ó Maoilmhichil (GAA).  You can contact our Data Protection Officer at [ or 01 8363156] and [ or 01 8658600] if you have any questions or wish to make any request in relation to your personal data.

What is the purpose of processing my Personal Data?

The purpose for processing your Personal Data is that it is necessary for the performance of a contract in order to register and maintain your membership with the Club and the GAA and LGFA.

The purpose is also to keep you informed of GAA & LGFA events and fundraisers.  We will only use your personal data for this if you have provided your explicit consent by signing this form.

Will anyone else receive a copy of my Personal Data?

Your Personal Data can be accessed by certain members of the County Boards, Provincial Boards and National Administrative function in Croke Park.  This will be done in accordance with our data protection policy only.

In the event of an injury or insurance claim, details of your claim which will include your Personal Data will be passed to the GAA’s Insurance underwriters, Willis Insurance, Elm Park, Merrion Road, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Where is your Personal Data stored?

Your data will be stored electronically on the GAA & LGFA Membership Database which is provided by Servasport Ltd, 11th Floor, Causeway Tower, 9A James Street South, Belfast, BT2 8DN.  

Who is Servasport Limited?

Servasport Limited is a “data processor” who hosts the database on which your information is stored.  We have a contract in place with Servasport Limited to ensure your Personal Data is stored safely and securely.

How long will your Personal Data be stored for?

Your personal data will be held for as long as it is necessary and it has a purpose. This will vary depending on your club and their archiving needs. Please speak to your club for their specific membership retention policy.

How can I obtain a copy of the Personal Data held by the Club/GAA/LGFA?

You have the right to request a copy of all of your Personal Data and can do so by contacting us.  This information will be provided to you within one month.

What are my privacy rights relating to my Personal Data?

You have the right to have your Personal Data updated, rectified, or deleted.  You have the right to object to your Personal Data being processed and to withdraw your consent to processing – You can do so by contacting us.

Where can I get further information?

Further information regarding your rights can be obtained through the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner, Canal House, Station Road, Portarlington, Co. Laois, or on the website

How do I make a complaint or report a breach?

Should you wish to make a complaint or report a breach under in relation to your Personal Data, you can do so by emailing the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner using the following email address: