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Here at The Migraine Association of Ireland, we take privacy seriously. It is important that you know exactly what we do with the personal information that you and others provide us, why we gather it and what it means to you. Preservation of your privacy is important to us and we are committed to letting you know how we use your personal information and to making only responsible use of your data.

References to “we”, “us”, “you” or “our” in this Privacy Policy are references to the The Migraine Association of Ireland (MAI) , a company limited by guarantee registered in the Republic of Ireland , registered company number: and a charity registered in The Republic of Ireland, registered charity number: 1122297.

1. Information about you

1.1 We collect personal information from you when you enquire about our activities, ring or email for migraine support and advice, register as a member with us or subscribe to one of our services. This may include your name, title, email address, physical address, personal health data (the nature of your migraine condition) and telephone numbers.

2. Our use of this information

2.1   Your personal information will only be used to process the requests you have consented to and to provide services related to that consent only i.e. if you registered for the ezine we will only send you the ezine unless you have also consented to being contacted regarding other services e.g fundraising, upcoming events. If you have shared personal health data with us and have consented to sharing that data with the migraine nurse or other health professional we will only share that data with consented party and we will ensure that data is kept secure and destroyed within one week of your query being dealt with.

2.2   We may share your information with other third parties in order to carry out our services effectively. For example in order to receive the ezine you must be held on a database stored in Mailchimp. You will be informed if we share your personal data with a third party if it applies to the service you signed up for and we promise not to share your personal data with any other third parties or marketing companies if you have not consented to do so.

2.3  We will hold your data as long as you remain subscribed to the service or subject to legislation and regulatory rules we must follow. Personal Health Data will be destroyed when the query has been dealt with and answered or within one week of same.

3. Security

3.1 We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of information you give us.

3.2 Communications in connection with this service may be sent by e-mail. For ease of use and compatibility, communications (other than payments where applicable) will not be sent in an encrypted form unless you require it and provide the certification to enable us to communicate with you in that way. E-mail unless encrypted is not a fully secure means of communication. Whilst we endeavour to keep our systems and communications protected against viruses and other harmful effects we cannot bear responsibility for all communications being virus-free.

4. Cookies

4.1 If cookies are used they will only be used to assist the purposes set out in this privacy policy, but cookies will not be used if we do not consider them to be necessary. Please read our Cookie Use Policy for more information.

5. Other information

5.1   If you would like us to correct or update any information, or if you would like information deleted from our records, then please email us at

5.2   This privacy policy may be updated from time to time, so please check it periodically.

5.3   Links within our sites to other websites are not covered by this privacy policy.

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The Migraine Association of Ireland

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Migraine is a




That Effects Different Areas of The Brain

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