Privacy Policy


This website (the "website", "site", is operated by Dublin Animation Film Festival CLG (the "Festival", "we", "us") a volunteer run, not-for-profit company limited by guarantee registered in Ireland under company number 568620.


By using the Dublin Animation Film Festival website and/or submitting an entry to the Festival you consent to the data practices described in this statement. By using the website, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site.

These terms of use refer to the following additional terms, which also apply to your use of our site:

  • • Our Privacy Policy below, which sets out how we collect, share, use and process any Personal Data that is collected from any member or visitor to our site ("you") or that you may provide to us when registering or entering the competition at
  • • Our Cookie Policy, which sets out information about the cookies on our site. See link below for our separate cookies policy.


"Personal Data" or "Personal Information" as referred to in this policy is information that identifies you individually, whether directly or indirectly, including, without limitation, your name, address, email address, phone number and any other contact information that you may provide during your registration of an entry for the Festival (or to attend any event, or by communicating with the Festival) whether as entrant to or as an attendee at events.

By submitting an entry to the Dublin Animation Film Festival, you submit and we collect Personal Data such as your name, e-mail address, name, home or work address, film name, telephone number, organisation. We collect, store and process this information for the purposes of registering your entry and administering and judging the annual competition and hosting and displaying works at the Festival (note the rules of the competition, by entering a film there is no guarantee your work will be screened at the Festival). Your entry may also include personal data of other people involved in your film and we may process that data in the same way.

We may also use your information where you are a participant/register for other events organised by us from time to time. Personal Data is stored in the cloud using services provided by Google and SurveyMonkey. These servers may be hosted outside of the EEA and therefore your Personal Data may leave the EEA. There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by the Festival using cookies. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used by the Festival for the operation of the site, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the website on an anonymised basis.

Dublin Animation Film Festival may contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of the sector, academic surveys.

We do not sell, rent or lease information to third parties. We may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party.

The Festival will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if we are required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process or the site; and (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Festival.


The website uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize pages, a cookie helps our site to recall your specific information on subsequent visits.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of our website or Web sites you visit.


The Festival takes all reasonable steps to secure your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure and secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.


If you wish to update or remove information previously provided to Dublin Animation Film Festival or wish to no longer be contacted by us please contact us at with full details of your specific request


The Website may contain links to the websites of other companies and organisations (including our sponsors) which may be of interest to you (“Third Party Sites”). However, we do not have any control over such Third Party Sites. We cannot therefore be responsible for the protection and privacy of any Personal Data which you might provide if you choose to visit them. Third Party Sites are not governed by this policy and you should make reference to any cookies policies and privacy policies on any such Third Party Sites

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.


We may occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect feedback or as legally required. We encourage you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how the Festival is protecting your information.

22 June 2020