Bishop Shanahan National School

Privacy Statement

Bishop Shanahan National School respects your personal privacy.   We protect any personal information you give to Bishop Shanahan National School. This statement discloses the privacy practices and policies for If it is necessary for us to request any personal information, the purpose for doing so is disclosed in this statement.


You can choose to contact us if you have any questions about these practices and policies or 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.


Collection and Use of Your Personal Information collects personally identifiable information as part of our email newsletter subscription service, when voluntarily provided by a website visitor.


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.


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.


Retention of data

We keep your personal data only for as long as necessary for the purposes for which it was collected and to provide you with services to conduct our legitimate business interests or where otherwise required by law.


Disclosure of data

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.


Prevention of Fraud

Bishop Shanahan National School reserves the right to co-operate with local, national or international law enforcement authorities in the investigation of improper or unlawful activities. If a specific investigation requires personal information to be supplied, it may be necessary to disclose personal information relating to those individuals.


User Rights and access to your personal information

Under Data Protection Law you have the right to access, erase or correct information held about you in certain circumstances, and to have some of that data (if held by Bishop Shanahan NS) provided to you in a portable form. You have the right to request a copy of any personal information we hold about you.


We will endeavour to comply with such requests within one month, but where any such request is unusually onerous, we may extend that time by a further two months. In fulfilling such a request, we may request a copy of ID to confirm your identity.


Our third-party data processors

We use Google Analytics to track users on our website and to process personal data on our behalf. Google is based in the USA and is EU-US Privacy Shield compliant.

Changes to our privacy policy

This privacy policy may change from time to time in line with legislation or industry developments. We will not explicitly inform our website users of these changes. Instead, we recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes.


General Privacy Guidelines

256Bit SSL Security

Your personal information is encrypted in our website database and only authorised website users can access your details through a password protected service. All services where your details are being requested by Bishop Shanahan National School are processed through our secure server using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption.


Site Security

Bishop Shanahan National School will use the necessary security safeguards to protect personal information against loss, theft and unauthorised access. Any personal information supplied by you is exchanged on a secure server using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption and database encryption. It is important to note that an e-mail is NOT a secure means to send personal information as it is not encrypted.


Relevant legislation

This website is designed to comply with the following national and international legislation with regards to data protection and user privacy:

This site’s compliance with the above legislation, all of which are stringent in nature, means that this site is likely compliant with the data protection and user privacy legislation set out by many other countries and territories as well.


25th May 2018


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