Galway Races Privacy Policy

General Data Protection Regulation Policy

Under the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), coming into effect on 25th May 2018, we are obliged to obtain and be able to prove ‘freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous’ consent in order to collect and process personal data. We’re taking action towards compliance, and we believe that the GDPR is an opportunity for us to send better, more relevant communications to our community.

Should you need to contact us about any of GDPR policies please email

What data is collected by the Galway Races?

Your first name, last name and email address will be collected for our on-going email marketing strategy.

What is the purpose of this data collection?

As a loyal client/customer/guest of The Galway Races we would like you to know about upcoming race meetings, the Summer Festival, competitions, special offers and promotions.

How is your data processed?

The Galway Races uses the on-line email marketing system MailChimp that operates from the US and is fully compliant with recent GDPR activities.

How long will your data be stored by the Galway Races?

In accordance with GDPR we will reconfirm all data every 2 years. Until this time your personal data will only kept as a confirmation of consent and stored on MailChimp.  You may opt out from any email marketing by using the unsubscribe links at the bottom of the marketing emails at any time.

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