Bishop Shanahan National School

Privacy Statement

Bishop Shanahan National School is committed to safeguarding your privacy online.


Bishop Shanahan National School collects personally identifiable information as part of our email newsletter subscription service, when voluntarily provided by a website visitor. From January 2014, parents will be requested to provide email addresses in addition to  postal addresses on enrolment forms.  These email addresses will be added to our email newsletter subscription list.


Your personal information is used by Bishop Shanahan National School personnel, only for the purpose stated at the time it is collected, e.g. to subscribe to our email newsletter service. It is accessed by authorised Bishop Shanahan National School employees only on a need-to-know basis. Your personal data is never used for secondary or unrelated purposes unless otherwise requested or explicitly agreed by you.


It is Bishop Shanahan National School's policy never to share, trade, sell or otherwise disclose personal information to third parties without your informed consent or direction.


When you give Bishop Shanahan National School personal information we take steps to ensure that your information is treated securely. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, Bishop Shanahan National School cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems on encrypted tables.


You may contact us in relation to any of the following matters pertaining to this statement:

  • Any general queries with regards to this privacy policy
  • We grant visitors access to all their personal information we have collected.
  • We offer visitors the possibility to correct any incorrect personal information we may have collected.
  • When requested, we remove any personal information we may have collected.

Any changes to this privacy statement will be promptly communicated on this page.


At particular times we offer an on-line registration service for such items as our Parent Teacher Meetings. Your personal data will be recorded in our Content Management Sytem (CMS) so that you can receive electronic emails newsletters to the email account entered on the form. The data we hold in our newsletter system include:

  • Your first name
  • Your last name
  • Your phone number
  • Your Email Address
  • A reference to the class that you registered for

All personal data is encrypted on our our CMS tables.