Privacy

Accessing the DGS website

The dgs.ie website is operated by Dundalk Grammar School (DGS), Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland.

Dundalk Grammar School would like to assure you that we are committed to protecting the privacy of all our users. The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to inform you of the data relating to you that we collect and use in connection with this website and the uses (including disclosures to third parties) we make of such data. We will ensure that the information you provide us with is kept private and confidential, and we will only use it to provide the services you request.

By using the dgs.ie website, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our website.

These terms of use explain the terms on which we process any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us.

Please see our privacy statement below.

We do not guarantee that the dgs.ie website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted.

No reliance on information

The content on the dgs.ie website is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on the website, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our website is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

Intellectual property rights

The website was developed and licensed by Nevada.ie.

Content Distribution

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, or produce PDF documents of any page(s) from the DGS website for your personal use. You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on the website must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on the website for commercial purposes.

Limitation of our liability

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by Irish law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to ‘the website or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with use of, or inability to use our website or use of or reliance on any content displayed on the website.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our website or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our website. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Linking to our website

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

Only our school webmaster and the School’s nominated website provider have permission to modify the website. Attempting to damage or compromise our website in any way is strictly forbidden.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

Privacy statement

We may collect and process personal information about you from your use of  the website. You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our website or by corresponding with us by email on the ‘Contact Us’ section of our website or otherwise.

This includes information you provide when requesting a prospectus or making an online enquiry. The information you give us may include your name, address, email address and phone number, financial and credit card information, personal description and photograph and may also include information about your child (including his name, date of birth and current school).

We will use this information to provide you with the information and services that you request from us and may also send future correspondence in relation to your query and details about our school that you may be interested in. You can unsubscribe from these emails at any time from within the email you receive.

We may share your personal information within our school community if this is necessary to answer your query.

These terms of use are governed by Irish law. You and we both agree that the courts of Ireland will have non-exclusive jurisdiction.

We may enforce our rights (such as our rights in our trade marks) in any relevant jurisdiction.

Requirement to provide Personal Data

You are not under a contractual or statutory obligation to provide us with any personal data

Personal data that we may Collect and Process

When you sign up to our newsletter, consult with our admissions team, send us an email, or communicate with us in any way, you are voluntarily giving us information that we collect. That information may include:

  • your name and contact details, including your postal address, phone number and e-mail address;
  • your credit/debit card or bank account details;
  • your contact preferences;
  • any other information relating to you that you provide to us or that we generate about you in connection with your use of the website.

By giving us this information, you consent to this information being collected, used, disclosed, transferred or stored by us or our third-party providers as described in this privacy policy. In the interest of your privacy, we only collect, use and retain information reasonably required for our legitimate school interests, such as processing bookings and queries or providing you with requested materials.

Non Personal Data we Collect

In addition when you browse the website, we may automatically collect information about your visit by using cookies.

The following non-personal information may be retained about that visit:

  • your device type
  • the search engine used to access the website
  • how you came to the website
  • how you interacted with the website

Most non-personal information is collected via cookies or other analysis technologies. This information may be used to monitor or improve website performance. Information from the cookie alone generally will not identify you personally and we will not use this information in connection with any personally identifiable information you have provided.

Individual Rights

You have the following rights, in certain circumstances and subject to certain restrictions, in relation to your personal data:

  • the right to access your personal data;
  • the right to request the rectification and/or erasure of your personal data;
  • the right to restrict the use of your personal data;
  • the right to object to the processing of your personal data;
  • where our processing of your personal data is based on you having provided consent, the right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time.

If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, or have comments or questions about our Privacy Statement, please contact us at:

Data Controller
Dundalk Grammar School
The Crescent
Dundalk
Co. Louth A91 FH00
Ireland

How we use the Data we collect

We use your personal data for the following;

  • to communicate with you via email
  • to update you on school news that you have requested

Third Party Websites

Any information, communications, or materials you submit to us via a social media platform is done at your own risk without any expectation of privacy. We cannot control the actions of other users of these platforms or the actions of the platforms themselves. Your interactions with those features and platforms are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them.

Our website includes links to other websites, whose privacy practices may be different from ours. If you submit personally identifiable information to any of those sites, your information is governed by their privacy policies. We encourage you to carefully read the privacy policy of any website you visit.

Changes to Privacy Policy

We may make changes to this privacy policy, which come into effect upon updating this page. We recommend reviewing this privacy policy so you are aware of any changes that affect what you are consenting to by interacting with the website. The latest revision of the policy was prepared in May 2018.