Welcome to the public consultation on the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s draft Strategy Statement 2021-2023.
What is the BAI Strategy Statement?
The BAI prepares a new Strategy Statement every three years in accordance with section 29 of the Broadcasting Act, 2009. This Statement details the BAI’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Objectives. It also identifies expected outcomes from the work of the BAI over this period.
In line with the requirements of the Broadcasting Act, 2009 the BAI is now inviting views of all interested parties on the draft Strategy Statement for the period 2021 to 2023. The public and interested groups are asked to read the Consultation Document and consider the questions set out here in Section 3. The information collected during this consultation process will inform the BAI’s final decisions on the content of the final BAI Strategy Statement 2021-2023. The final document will be published in December 2020.
Publication of Submissions
The BAI will publish the submissions received to this consultation on www.bai.ie after the publication of the final Strategy Statement 2021-2023. We will include your name and response, and publication will be subject to consideration of information that may be deemed of a personal nature, sensitive or given in confidence, as provided for by the Freedom of Information Act 2014 and the Data Protection Acts and Regulations. The information collected will be used only for the purposes of developing the new Strategy and for no other purpose.
The BAI shall comply with its obligations under the Data Protection Act 2018, GDPR and any other applicable data privacy laws and regulations. The BAI’s Data Protection Policy, and Privacy Statement is available at www.bai.ie.
Freedom of Information
The BAI undertakes to use its best endeavors to hold confidential any information provided by you in your submission subject to the BAI’s obligations under law, including under the Freedom of Information Act 2014. Should you wish that any of the information supplied by you in your submission should not be disclosed because of its sensitivity, you should, when providing the information, identify the same and specify the reasons for its sensitivity. The BAI will consult with you about this sensitive information before deciding on any Freedom of Information request received.