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Privacy Policy

This policy covers how we will use personal information that is collected when you use this site. We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

What is collected

This website does not store or capture any personal information when someone visits it and is not registered. The system will log your IP address along with other information provided by your browser. This may include the name and version of the browser you are using, your operating system and any website address that referred you to this website. This information will only be used for producing anonymous website statistics and will be used to help us with the delivery of the services on the website.

However, the system will record personal information if you:


  • Provide information by filling in a form on our site

  • Subscribe, register or apply for services that require personal information to be given

  • Report a fault and give your contact details for us to respond

  • Complete surveys that we use for research purposes


​When you visit our website pages, a small text file called a 'cookie', is downloaded onto your computer. This is called a session cookie. This will only remain on your computer until you close your browser. This cookie is not used to identify you personally in any way. We will use this type of cookie to collect aggregated website statistics (Google Analytics) that allow us to understand how visitors use the site. All of the information collected will be anonymous and only used to help us improve the website and report on usage.


You may opt to view the site without cookies by adjusting your browser's settings. If you do disable cookies some functions of the site may no longer work correctly. For more information on cookies see the All About Cookies website (​​

What we will do with your information

Any information that is collected from this website will only be used for monitoring purposes unless you have given us consent for your information to be used e.g. Providing us with your email address so we can contact you if you have registered as a regular site user if you have registered for an event so that we can get back to you. We may, from time to time, send you relevant information about St. Martins School and its work.


We will ensure that all personal information supplied is held securely, in accordance with the requirements of the relevant Irish legislation, namely the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018, the Irish Data Protection Act (1988), and the Irish Data Protection (Amendment) Act (2003). If you have any queries regarding this please contact us.

Your rights

From May 2018 you have enhanced rights over how your personal data is held, processed and stored, and we are committed to upholding and meeting these. They include the requirements that data be:


  • Processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner

  • Collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes

  • Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary

  • Accurate and, where necessary, kept up-to-date

  • Retained only for as long as necessary

  • Processed in an appropriate manner to maintain security.

It is intended that by complying with these guidelines, we will adhere to best practices regarding the applicable Data Protection legislation.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this privacy page.

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