The Irish Grocers Benevolent Fund respects your right to privacy and complies with its obligations under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The goal of this website privacy policy is to help you understand how the funds deals with any personal data you provide when you visit its website or interact with the fund online.


By visiting the website, you are accepting the terms of this website privacy policy. 

This website contains external links to other websites and the fund is not held responsible for the privacy policies of these other websites.

We collect and store personal data in order to provide support for people from the Food and Drinks industry who have fallen on hard times. This is the only personal date we hold. It is fully encrypted and held in a secure location. The fund takes, and will continue to take, all reasonable steps (which includes relevant technical and organisational measures) to guarantee the safety of the data you provide to us and we will only use the data for the intended purpose.


However, the nature of the internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the Internet will be 100% secure.

We hold no other personal information except for contact details / emails as per consent given to do so. We will always respect your privacy and will always give you the option to stop hearing from us.


We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. Your information will only be shared with selected third party service providers, contracted by the IGBF to assist with our campaigns. Your information will not be shared with any other organisation, other than with your permission, or where required by law.


The IGBF is committed to upholding the rights of individuals and have processes in place for providing individuals’ access to their personal information. A subject access request (SAR) is a request for access to the personal information that the IGBF holds about you, which we are required to provide under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) unless an exemption applies.


You can make this request in writing or you can submit your access request electronically.

Where requested, we will provide the following information:


Where requested, we will provide the following information:

  • The purposes of the processing of your personal data;
  • What kind of personal data is stored;
  • Where this data is stored;
  • How long your data is stored.


We reserve the right to make changes to our web privacy policy at any time without prior consultation; these changes will be posted on this page together with the privacy policy revision date.


If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.


Data Protection Officer,

Irish Grocers Benevolent Fund,

Laurel House,

Robinhood Industrial Estate Clondalkin

Dublin 22. Ireland.

 t: +353 (0)1 456 6619 e: