Privacy Policy

Privacy and protection of your personal data is important to us and we are committed to ensure you are fully informed about your rights and how we use your data. Our Privacy Notice will tell you how we collect and use your data to improve your experience with us. We’ll make sure we collect and store your data securely and only retain it for as long as we need to. You will always be in control of the way we use your data and communicate with you, and should you wish to make a change you will easily be able to do so in store by emailing

Who we are

Company name:  Midhe Democratic School 

Our website address is: 

The Data Administrator for Midhe Democratic School is Jenny Shortt who is based in Ardagh, Co Longford, Ireland. The Data Administrator can also be contacted by email at

For simplicity throughout this Notice, ‘we’ and ‘us’ means Midhe Democratic School

The Information we collect from you

We will collect and process the following categories of data about you:

Other Information

Why we collect this information

We collect information from and about you at various times and in different ways to help us provide you with the best possible service based on our overall understanding of you, as well as to meet our obligations under the law. 

We use your data to:

Sharing your data and why we need to share it

Our website is built using Google Sites. You can read their privacy policy here. They are responsible for our website security and encryption.

We never pass on any of your details to anyone unless you have requested us to put you in touch with them (for example associates/referrals) or are required to by law.

We may share your information with:

We will disclose your personal information to third parties:

Storage of your personal data

All information that you provide to us is stored on our, or our selected business partners’, secure servers, and we will take reasonable steps to protect your information in accordance with this policy, including (without limitation):

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of any data transmitted to the Site; and any such transmission is at your own risk.  Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Where your personal data may be processed

Sometimes we will need to share your personal data with third parties outside the European Economic Area (EEA).  The EEA includes all EU Member countries as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. 

We may transfer personal data that we collect from you to third-party data processors in countries that are outside the EEA such as Australia or the USA. For example, this might be required in order to provide support services.

If we do this, we have procedures in place to ensure your data receives the same protection as if it were being processed inside the EEA. For example, our contracts with third pies will state the standards they must follow at all times. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Notice and applicable data protection laws.

How long we keep your personal information

We will only keep your personal information for so long as it is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected and for us to fulfil our contractual and legal obligations. We maintain retention records of how long information containing personal data will be retained for.

At the end of the respective retention period, your data will either be deleted completely or anonymised, for example by aggregation with other data so that it can be used in a non-identifiable way for statistical analysis and business planning.

Your rights

You have certain rights to control your information and the manner in which we process it. This includes:

Should you wish to exercise any of these rights, you may do so at any time by writing to us at or by letter to our Data Protection Officer whose address is above. Please allow up to 7 days to acknowledge receipt of your email. We are permitted to charge a small fee of no more than €6.35 in respect of our administrative costs. If we choose not to action your request we will explain to you the reasons for our refusal.  

To protect the confidentiality of your information, we will ask you to verify your identity before proceeding with any request you make under this Privacy Notice, and, where applicable, further information to help us search for your personal information, where a specific request is received. If you have authorised a third py to submit a request on your behalf, we will ask them to prove they have your permission to make the request.

We will respond to your request within 1 month of us verifying your identity.  You can exercise the above rights and/or manage your information as detailed in the Updating Your Details section.  Please note that you may continue to receive communications for a short period after changing your preferences while our systems are fully updated. 

You can learn more about your rights on this website:

Updating your details

If any of your personal information changes, you can email us at or call +353906630252 if you have not had your email acknowledged within 7 days.

To unsubscribe from our email marketing list you can click on the unsubscribe link in any promotional email you might receive or email us on with details of the changes required.

Contacting us

Our Privacy Notice is intended to be helpful to you in explaining why and how we collect and use your personal data and in providing you with information about your rights to control your information. Email us on or call +353906630252 if you have not had your email acknowledged within 7 days.

If, however, we have been unable to address your concerns or you are unhappy with the way in which we have handled your personal information, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Changes to our Privacy Notice

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page.  Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.