Corporate Governance

 

  • Legislation - The GDA Act 2005

    The full text is available to download directly from the Irish Government pages at:

    http://www.oireachtas.ie/documents/bills28/acts/2005/a2105.pdf

  • Freedom of Information

    The Grangegorman Development Agency came under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act on 14th April 2015. Please follow the link for further information| FOI FAQ

    Non Personal FOI Requests Log 2017 | link here

     

    GDA Model Publication Scheme

     Information about  the GDA

     Functions and Public  Services Provided or  to be Provided

     Decision Making  Procedures

     For the GDA Act 2005 click here

     For the GDA Board members click  here

     To view the Stakeholders of the  Agency click here

     For GDA Staff click here

     To contact the GDA click here

     See Functions of the Agency here

     See The Benefits page here

     The Grangegorman Strategic Plan can  be  viewed here

     

     FOI Contact: foi@ggda.ie

     See Corporate Governance      Documents section below

     For Election of Community  Representatives click here

     Financial  Information

     Procurement

     Information      Routinely  Published

     See Reporting Requirements  section below

    For Governance around Board  Members see Annual Reports  section below

     As a State Body, all public contracts  over €25k               and some below this  amount can be viewed on the  Etenders website at  www.etenders.gov.ie

     Information on each of the projects  on the Grangegorman site can found  by using our interactive map feature  here

     For the Grangegorman Planning  Scheme click here

     For the Grangegorman Employment  Charter click here

     For the Grangegorman Public Art  Programme click here

     Quarterly newsletters which can all  be found in the Latest News section  here

    See Annual Reports section below

     

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    Data Protection Law in the EEA is governed primarily by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU/2016/679) (“GDPR”).  The GDPR imposes significant compliance obligations on “controllers” such as the GDA. The GDPR is supplemented by national legislation, currently the Data Protection Act(s) 1988 and 2003, and by guidance published by The Data Commissioner. For information in relation to GDPR see below.

    Data Protection Officer: Robert Moore    Email: gdpr@ggda.ie

     

    Privacy Statement

    The protection of your data is important to us as we know how important it is to you.

    In most cases the Grangegorman Development Agency, herein referred to as “GDA” is the controller of the data processed as described in this Privacy Statement for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation, also referred to as “GDPR”.

    This Privacy Statement applies to the processing of personal data by GDA, in its role as controller of personal data under GDPR. This Privacy Statement relates to our approach to privacy.

    We may update our Privacy Statement from time to time to reflect any changes in technology, legislation or our data use practices, which may affect the way in which we process your personal information.

     

     Personal Data that we collect and Process

    • Names and contact details, including home address, phone number and email address;
    • Information that you provide in any online tenders, application forms;
    • Information that you provide in Freedom of Information requests;
    • Information that you submit during a consultation process with us;
    • Information that you submit during the elections to the GDA Board and Consultative Group;
    • Any other personal data relating to you that you provide to us or that we generate about you in connection with carrying out our functions under the GDA Act, 2005.

     

    How we use the data we collect

    How we collect such information is at all times set out in a clear and plain language, unless and only in circumstances where you contact us for any other purposes not set out in our website. (e.g. general enquiry via email).

    We will not use your information to contact you by email, phone or SMS, unless you specifically agree to be contacted and receive such information, project updates and other information as set out in accordance the GDA Act, 2005.

     

    Purposes of Processing and Legal Basis

    We will use personal data relating to you for the purposes of:

    • improving and developing our website;
    • processing application forms, including for Freedom of Information requests;
    • engaging in a consultation process
    • carrying out research and stakeholder satisfaction surveys;
    • sending you project updates, subject to any preferences that you express when we collect your contact details or subsequently. You can opt out of receiving project updates from us at any time by contacting communications@ggda.ie;
    • generating and analysing statistics regarding usage of this website, including the frequency of use of individual pages (where possible, personal data will be anonymised before being used for this purpose);
    • fraud prevention, investigation and detection;
    • establishing, exercising or defending legal claims; and
    • performing our functions as an Agency and complying with our legal obligations.

    The legal bases on which we process your personal data are:

    • that this is necessary for the performance of tasks that we carry out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in us by law;
    • that this is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation that applies to us; or
    • that you have given your consent to the processing.

     

    Recipients of Data

    In accordance with our functions, we shall disclose your personal data to other organisations in connection with the above purposes, including:

    • to public service organisations;
    • to third parties who we engage to provide services to us in connection with this website, such as outsourced service providers, IT services providers, professional advisers and auditors;
    • to other public authorities and bodies where required or permitted by law, such as the Gardaí or other law enforcement authorities for the purposes of the prevention, investigation or detection of crime.

     

    The Grangegorman Development Agency Website

    With the exception of any personal information which you choose to submit to us via the website on consent of your data and in accordance with GDPR, the GDA does not store any personal information about site users from its website.

    Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such and GDA is not responsible for the privacy practices of any external websites and platforms which may be accessed or used in connection with your use of our website.   We would advise that you review the privacy statements of those websites and platforms as they may be subject to different privacy requirements.

    Links to Other Sites: Our website has links to many other agencies, and, in a few cases, to private organisations, foreign agencies and international organizations. You should be aware that:

    • If you access another site through a link we provide, you are subject to the privacy policy of that site.
    • Links to other websites do not constitute an endorsement of that website by the Grangegorman Development Agency
    • The Grangegorman Development Agency is not responsible for the contents of any pages referred from its website.
    • We do not provide links to, or promote commercial services that are unconnected to the Grangegorman Development.

    Collection and use of technical information

    Cookies: This website only uses temporary “session” cookies which enable a visitor’s web browser to remember which pages on this website have already been visited. A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive while they are visiting a particular website. It contains simple information about the user’s identity but no personal information. When the user closes their browser, the cookie is destroyed. You can set your computer not to accept cookies without a loss of functionality on this website.

    Log Files: Technical details in connection with visits to this website are logged for statistical purposes. No information is collected that could be used by us to identify website visitors. Our log records do not contain any personal information about users.

     

    Your rights

    You have the following rights, in certain circumstances and subject to certain restrictions, in relation to your personal data:

    • the right to access your personal data;
    • the right to request the rectification and/or erasure of your personal data;
    • the right to restrict the use of your personal data;
    • the right to object to the processing of your personal data;
    • the right to receive your personal data, which you provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to require us to transmit that data to another controller; and
    • where our processing of your personal data is based on you having provided consent, the right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time by emailing gdpr@ggda.ie

     

    If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us at gdpr@ggda.ie

     

    What if I am under 18?

    If you are aged 18 or under please ask your parent or guardian for their permission to provide us with your contact information.

     

    Retention

    We will not hold your personal data for longer than is necessary. We retain your personal data for as long as we need it for the purposes described in this Notice, or to comply with our obligations under applicable law and, if relevant, to deal with any claim or dispute that might arise between you and us. Feedback, queries, complaints and other correspondence submitted on our website or by email. Email addresses of people that subscribe for updates from www.ggda.ie are not kept for an indefinite period in accordance with GDPR. The retention period for Freedom of Information requests, responses and feedback is indefinite.

     

    I am concerned about my personal data held by Grangegorman Development Agency

    Our aim is solely to provide you with project updates, public interest information and other information in line with the GDA Act 2005.   However, if you are concerned about any data held by GDA, please contact us in the following ways:

     

    Complaints

    If you are not happy with the way we are using your personal data or how we facilitate your rights or comply with our obligations under applicable data protection law, you have the right to make a complaint to the Data Protection Commissioner by emailing info@dataprotection.ie.

    Write to us:
    Robert Moore

    Data Protection Officer
    The Clock Tower
    Grangegorman
    Dublin 7

    D07, XT95

     

  • Corporate Governance Documents

    GDA Corporate Governance Policies 2016 |download PDF

    Communications Principles |download PDF

    GDA Customer Charter  |download PDF

     

  • Reporting Requirements

    Purchase orders over €20,000

    2018

    Quarter 2 2018 Download PDF

    Quarter 1 2018 Download PDF

    2017

    Quarter 4 2017 Download PDF

    Quarter 3 2017 Download PDF

    Quarter 2 2017 Download PDF

    Quarter 1 2017 Download PDF

    2016

    Quarter 4 2016 Download PDF

    Quarter 3 2016 Download PDF

    Quarter 2 2016 Download PDF

    Quarter 1 2016 Download PDF

    2015

    Quarter 4 2015 Download PDF

    Quarter 3 2015 Download PDF

    Quarter 2 2015 Download PDF

    Quarter 1 2015 Download PDF

    2014

    Quarter 4 2014 Download PDF

    Quarter 3 2014 Download PDF

    Quarter 2 2014 Download PDF

    Quarter 1 2014 Download PDF

    2013

    Quarter 4 2013 Download PDF

    Quarter 3 2013 Download PDF

    Quarter 2 2013 Download PDF

    Quarter 1 2013 Download PDF

    2012

    Quarter 4 2012 download PDF

  • Annual Reports
  • Provision of Information to Members of the Oireachtas

    As per the Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies, 2016, the Grangegorman Development Agency has put in place protocols for the provision of information to members of the Oireachtas.

    The GDA will report annually on compliance with these protocols and all requests for information and their responses (where appropriate) will be published here in the form of a pdf document which will be updated regularly.

     

  • Protected Disclosures

    Protected Disclosures

    As a public body, the Grangegorman Development Agency is required under section 22 of the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 to publish an annual report in relation to the number of protected disclosures made to it in the preceding year, and the action taken in response to any such protected disclosures.

    2018

    No protected disclosures were made to the Agency in the period 1 January 2016 – 31 December 2016.

    2017

    No protected disclosures were made to the Agency in the period 1 January 2016 – 31 December 2016.

    2016

    No protected disclosures were made to the Agency in the period 1 January 2016 – 31 December 2016.

    2015

    No protected disclosures were made to the Agency in the period 1 January 2015 – 31 December 2015.

    2014

    No protected disclosures were made to the Agency in the period 1 January 2014 – 31 December 2014.