The Digital Schools of Distinction website is committed to protecting your privacy. The information that you provide will only be used for the purposes of promoting the Digital Schools of Distinction programme.

Registration
Most areas of www.digitalschools.ie can be accessed without providing any personal information. Some areas, though, require you to submit your e-mail address e.g. Register your school, Request a validation, Contact us. Your e-mail details will not be passed on to outside parties.

What other information do we collect?
The Digital Schools’ website collects data on visitors to the site. This is done through keeping records of the IP addresses which you use to access our site. The information is used by us on an aggregate basis only to assess levels of traffic to the site and the areas of the site users are accessing. We do not collect and evaluate this information for others.

Use of Cookies
Certain parts of the Digital Schools’ website also use cookies. A “cookie” is a file sent to your browser by the Digital Schools’ server that enables your computer to access information on the Scoilnet website in a faster and more efficient manner. We do not use cookies to collect or store personal information. You can change the settings on your browser to refuse all cookies. However, you should note that disabling cookies may result in some parts of the site not working efficiently or in slower downloads.

E-mail
We receive and reply to e-mail from users on a regular basis. School registration and validation requests will be retained for record keeping purposes as well as e-mail enquiries. Information in the e-mails we receive and send will not be disclosed to any third party without the permission of the sender.

External Links
The Digital Schools website provides links to external websites through the Resource Centre. The Digital Schools’ website has no control over the privacy policies of these sites and would encourage you to exercise discretion when providing information to such sites.

We may make changes to this Privacy Policy from time to time. Updated versions will always be posted here. This version was updated in May 2006.