Last Updated On 14-Jul-2023
Effective Date 14-Jul-2023

Who we are

This website it operated by Barry O’Mahony and his campaign team. Barry O’Mahony is a candidate for the 2024 Local Elections in County Cork, Ireland. Our website address is:

Information We Collect:

Where you have given your consent via one of our contact forms, we will collect and process the following personal information about you:

Email Address
Phone Number
Any other information that you wish to supply

We also use Google ReCaptcha spam (junk mail) detection service to protect the contact forms on our site from abuse by automated systems. Google gathers certain data about user behaviour while interacting with this service. Further information is outlined below.

How We Use Your Information:

We will use the information that we collect about you for the following purposes:

Contacting you in response to your submission to our contact forms, i.e.:
Sending you our email newsletter, if you signed up via the Newsletter Signup Form;
Replying to your messages via phone call, SMS text message or email, if you contacted us with a message on our Contact Form;
Contacting you with regard your offer to volunteer for the campaign, if you submitted an application via the Volunteering Form;
Site protection.
If we want to use your information for any other purpose, we will ask you for consent and will use your information only on receiving your consent and then, only for the purpose(s) for which you grant consent unless we are required to do otherwise by law.

Embedded content from other websites

Sections of this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

This Privacy Policy does not address the privacy policy and other practices of any third parties, including any third party operating any website or service that may be accessible via a link on the Service. We strongly advise you to review the privacy policy of every site you visit. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

How long we retain your data

For users that use our contact form, volunteering form or newsletter signup form, we store the personal information they provide for the purposes of maintaining contact with these people. This information is stored indefinitely, but users can request the deletion of this data at any time.

We will retain your personal information with until you request the deletion of your data, or for as long as we need it to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected as detailed in this Privacy Policy. We may need to retain certain information for longer periods such as record-keeping / reporting in accordance with applicable law or for other legitimate reasons like enforcement of legal rights, fraud prevention, etc. Residual anonymous information and aggregate information, neither of which identifies you (directly or indirectly), may be stored indefinitely.

What rights you have over your data

If you have provided any personal information to us via this website, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. Do note that if you do not allow us to collect or process the required personal information or withdraw the consent to process the same for the required purposes, you may not be able to access or use the services for which your information was sought.

To request a copy of your data, or to request the deletion of this data, please email us at:

Who we share your data with & where your data is sent

We will not share your data with anybody outside of our campaign team, unless we are obliged to do so by legal authorities.

The content of your communications with us is not sent to any third-parties, however our contact form, volunteering form or newsletter signup form are protected by Google’s ReCaptcha spam filtering service.

“Google reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter “reCAPTCHA”) is implemented on our website. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). We use reCHAPTA on our websites to prevent various types of data processing abuse attempts (e.g. phishing). reCHAPTA analyzes various information of the respective visitor (e.g. IP address, mouse movements of
the user, length of stay on the website). By using reCAPTCHA, data is transferred to Google, which is used to determine whether the visitor is a human being or a (spam) bot. The data processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its web offers against abusive automated spying, against spam as well as protecting third parties against such attacks.
You can read which data is collected by Google and what this data is used for at
You can read the terms of use for Google services and products at


The security of your information is important to us and we will use reasonable security measures to prevent the loss, misuse or unauthorized alteration of your information under our control. However, given the inherent risks, we cannot guarantee absolute security and consequently, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk.