At Coláiste Fionnchua, we understand that privacy is an important issue for visitors to our website and its related domains. The following information is designed to help visitors understand what information we collect from our site, and how we handle and use that information.

Information Collection & Use
Coláiste Fionnchua is the sole owner of any information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. We may collect information from our users at several different points on our website.

General Enquiries
If a user contacts us with a general enquiry, the user may need to provide us with personal information (for example contact details). Coláiste Fionnchua will use this personal information to respond to the enquiry and track further correspondence. Personal information collected is not used for any other purpose.

What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that a site transfers to a visitor’s hard disk or browser for added functionality or for tracking site usage. In order to measure the effectiveness of our online presence, our website may use cookies to determine the path users take on our site and to identify repeat visitors of our site. We do not use cookies to gather personal information such as a person’s name or e-mail address.

Our cookies help us:
• Make our website work as you’d expect
• Remember your settings during and between visits
• Improve the speed/security of the site
• Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook, Twitter etc…
• Continuously improve our website for you

We do not use cookies to:
• Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
• Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
• Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

Granting us permission to use cookies
Should you wish to remove, limit or not use cookies from our site, you should manage your preferences through the “Settings” option in the pop up banner at the bottom of your screen. You can learn more on how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect, as some functionality may be diminished.

External Links
Our website may contain links to other sites. Please take note that we are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this site.

Website Function Cookies & Third party functions
We use cookies to make our website work including:
• Persistent Cookies – used for Language settings
• Anonymous Analytics Cookies – Some of the cookies we use are called analytical cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily. This information is anonymous (i.e. it cannot be used to identify you and does not contain personal information such as your name and email address) and it is only used for statistical purposes.
Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which may use cookies:
• Videos (powered by YouTube and/or Vimeo)
• Google Maps
• Social media platforms such as facebook and twitter
• Other embedded content
Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.

Social Website Cookies
So you can easily “Like” or share our content using a variety of social media tools, we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by:
• Twitter
• Facebook
The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks, please refer to each individual site for their Privacy Policy.

Turning Cookies Off
You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of this site and a large proportion of the world’s websites, as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.
It may be that you have concerns around cookies in relation to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.

How to exercise your data rights:
You have the following rights:
• To enquire as to how we use, collect and process your data.
• To enquire as to how we use, collect and process your customer’s data.
• To receive a copy of your information.
• To have incomplete or inaccurate data amended and updated.
• To request to have your data deleted or to have the use of your information restricted.
• To exercise the right to data portability.
• To withdraw your consent at any time where the storing and processing of data is based on your consent.
• To lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commissioner in relation to the collection and processing of your data.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, or if you want to correct, update, reasonably access or delete, your information with us, please email us at:

Changes to our Privacy Policy
Coláiste Fionnchua may, from time to time, make changes to this policy. We recommend that users of this site re-visit this privacy policy on occasion to learn of new privacy practices or changes to our policy.