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Data Privacy Notice for Citizens Registration

Information specific to the personal data being collected

The following data is specific information in relation to the personal data processed under the Citizens Registration facility

1. Specified purpose:

The personal data is being collected/processed for the purpose of allowing the Department to contact Registered Citizens in the event of a Consular Crisis in their area of travel.

2. Lawful basis:

Consular Directorate’s legal basis for processing the personal data of subscribers is provided for by the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations 1963.

3. Recipients: 


4. Transferred outside the EU: 

No data is transferred outside of the EU.

5. Retention Period:

The data provided by citizens to the Department is retained for as long as the citizen remains on the register.

After this time it will no longer be retained.

6. Data provision being statutory or contractual obligation:

Not applicable.

7. Automated Decision Making: 

No automated decision making is carried out during the process.

8. Information from Third Party:

Crisis Management Unit do not receive information from Third Parties.