Privacy & Cookies

Oxfam, and the people we seek to help, are dependent on the generosity of our supporters as well as the goodwill and trust of the public. We are therefore committed to protecting any personal information we obtain about you, whether you are just visiting our website or are a financial supporter, shopper, volunteer or campaigner.


Please read our policy below to understand how personal information submitted to us is treated.


By visiting this Oxfam Ireland website, you are accepting the practices described in this policy. This website contains external links to other websites and Oxfam Ireland cannot be held responsible for the privacy policies of these other websites.

Personal Data and Privacy

We respect your privacy and will not sell your details to other organisations for marketing purposes. Occasionally we may send you information about Oxfam's activities by email, phone, post or SMS, including appeals, campaigns and feedback on how your donations are used. We hope you will always let us keep you informed about our work so you are aware of how your donations are used. This may include contacting you with regard to claiming tax back, thereby increasing the value of your donation at no additional cost to you. The types of personal data we might have about you are:

  • Name
  • Contact Details
  • Payment Information
  • Your transactions with us

If you would like to know more about how personal data is handled at Oxfam Ireland, please email

Cookies uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with the best possible experience when browsing our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.


A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.


We use the following cookies:


Strictly necessary cookies. These are required for the operation of our website.


Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.


Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.


You are always free to decline our cookies.


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