Blackstone LaunchPad at UCC Registration

At University College Cork, we treat your privacy seriously. Any personal data which you provide to the University will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, in accordance with Irish and European Data Protection legislation. This notice sets out details of the information that we collect, how we process it and who we share it with. It also explains your rights under data protection law in relation to our processing of your data.


Throughout this Notice, “we”, “us” and “our” refers to Blackstone LaunchPad at University College Cork. For more information about us, please refer to our website:


We collect your data (including your name, email address, college and college course) from you when you complete this application form. It will be used by us only in accordance with the purposes outlined in this notice. Any personal data you provide to us via this application form will be processed fairly and lawfully. It will be used for the purposes of contacting you about:


Event management and coordination of Blackstone LaunchPad events;

Media and newsletter communications about Blackstone LaunchPad events;

Information about venture creation support;

International opportunities that may arise;

Professional Skills Development courses and information;

Responding to any enquiries you may have.


The Data Protection Acts allows us to process your data because you have provided your explicit consent. You are entitled to withdraw your consent at any time. If you do withdraw your consent, Blackstone LaunchPad at UCC will no longer process your personal data and will take steps to delete all reference to your data securely. 


Your data will not be shared with any third parties. In keeping with the data protection principles we will only store your data for as long as is necessary. For the purposes described here we will only store your data until such time you advise us that you want to unsubscribe. 

You have various rights under data protection law, subject to certain exemptions, in connection with our processing of your personal data, including the right:

• to find out if we use your personal data, access your personal data and receive copies of your personal data;

• to have inaccurate/incomplete information corrected and updated;

• in certain circumstances, to have your details deleted from systems that we use to process your personal data or have the use of your personal data restricted in certain ways;

• to object to certain processing of your data by UCC;

• to exercise your right to data portability where applicable (i.e. obtain a copy of your personal data in a commonly used electronic form;

• where we have relied upon consent as a lawful basis for processing, to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time;

• to not be subject to solely automated decision;

to request that we stop sending you direct marketing communications.


If you wish to avail of these rights, please write to: The Information Compliance Manager, University College Cork, 4 Carrigside, College Road, Cork (or email


If you have any queries in relation to this registration form or want to withdraw your consent at anytime so you are not contacted further by Blackstone Launchpad at UCC, please contact a member of the Blackstone LaunchPad at UCC team on (021-4903976) or email: 


If you have any complaints in connection with our processing of your personal data, you can contact UCC’s Information Compliance Manager: Information Compliance Manager, Office of Corporate & Legal Affairs, University College Cork, Western Road, Cork E: Tel: +353 21 4903949.


You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commission if you are unhappy with our processing of your personal data. Details of how to lodge a complaint can be found on the Data Protection Commission’s website (, or by telephoning 1890 252 231.


In submitting this form, you understand and agree that your personal details will be used by Blackstone LaunchPad at UCC for the purposes outlined above.