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RTÉjr Who's Your Heroine?

RTÉ Junior is inviting children & young people aged between 7-17 years from across the Island of Ireland to nominate the women they feel should be the subjects of a specially-commissioned 6-part animation series celebrating the achievements of remarkable Irish women from our past. Entries are via the following form on rte.ie/culture here. Each entry shall be in writing and should be no longer than 500 words. 

The woman you nominate can be a pioneering Irish woman from history or someone alive today; she can be a well-known figure, a mythological legend, or a woman in your local community who achieved something remarkable, either for her own community or nationally. Or it could be an amazing woman in your family with a great story to tell. 

From all these suggestions, a panel will select 6 stories to become the subject of 6 original animations specially commissioned for RTÉjr. The final six subjects of the animations will be announced in November 2019. The short animations will be launched by RTÉjr in February 2020 and will be broadcast to complement the HerStory project between February and March 2020. 

By nominating a person for the Who’s Your Heroine? project, the child, parent or guardian understands that the application essay may be published by RTÉ and permit use of same for promotion, publicity and any programming related to the project.

It is also understood that RTÉ may wish to contact the child and their parent/guardian to take part in any programming or publicity about the project. 

RTÉ's decision on the eligibility and selection of the final subjects of the animations shall be final. RTÉ reserves the right to change, cancel or suspend this project at any time. 

Data Protection

Any personal data relating to this process will be used in accordance with current Irish data protection legislation and best practice. Please see RTÉ Privacy Policy for further details: 

What will RTÉ collect and how will RTÉ use it? 

RTÉ is the data controller of your information that is collected. This means that RTÉ decides what your personal data is used for, and the ways in which it is processed. For this project, RTE will collect personal details such as names, dates of birth, contact details, images provided by applicants and details concerning personal and political beliefs provided by applicants. 

Retaining and sharing your information

Applicants' personal data will not be shared with any third parties outside of RTÉ save for 123formbuilder who will securely host the data on behalf of RTÉ for three months, at which time it will be deleted/destroyed by 123formbuilder. Application data will be held by RTÉ in compliance with its Data Retention Policy and Privacy Policy. 'Unsuccessful applicants’ data will be destroyed/deleted within 12 months.

Your rights

Where you have provided RTÉ with your personal data you have a right to be given a copy of your personal data subject to certain exceptions. To exercise your rights in respect of your personal data please see RTÉ's Data Protection Individual Rights Guide. However please note that if you wish to keep a copy of your nomination, you should do so in advance of submitting as RTÉ will not be able to keep this information on file for longer than the period outlined above.