General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
We are a Data Controller of your information.
- Hellenic Community Of Ireland needs to perform a contract with you
- You have given Hellenic Community Of Ireland permission to do so
- Processing your personal information is in Hellenic Community Of Ireland legitimate interests
- Hellenic Community Of Ireland needs to comply with the law
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
- The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
- The right of rectification.
- The right to object.
- The right of restriction.
- The right to data portability
- The right to withdraw consent
Hellenic Community Of Ireland follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
Cookies and Web Beacons
- to measure visitor traffic to our website and their usage patterns
- to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customize our website according to your individual interests
- to speed up your searches
- to recognize you when you return to our website.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why.
|These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.||Click here for an overview of privacy at Google|
|Online form session cookie||ASP.NET_SessionId||This cookie is created when a user connects to an ASP.NET application and will expire when the user closes their browser. This cookie is essential for use of forms on our site to store the session id of the user’s current session.||Visit the Microsoft website|
|Accessibility/ contrast stylesheets||css||This cookie is used to remember which accessibility/contrast/standard style sheet the user prefers. The website checks this cookie when the page loads up and displays the page using which stylesheet the user last used.|
|Session cookie||.ASPXUSERCMS||This cookie is used to contain information about the session when the user logs in.|
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
You are always free to decline such cookies, if your browser permits, or to ask your browser to indicate when a cookie is being sent. You can also delete cookie files from your computer at your discretion. Please see links to the following websites for the procedures to follow to manage and delete cookies on your computer:
- How to delete cookies in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8, 9 or 10
- How to delete cookies in Mozilla Firefox
- How to delete cookies in Google Chrome
- How to delete cookies in Opera
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to gather statistics on our website. The statistics we gather help us to provide a better web service for the visitors. For more information on Google Analytics, please visit Google’s website.
Note that Hellenic Community Of Ireland has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
Third Party Privacy Policies
You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. What Are Cookies?
Privacy Notice to students (and their parents/guardians)
By enrolling in and attending Hellenic School you acknowledge that your personal data (including special category personal data) shall be processed by Hellenic Community Of Ireland. This Privacy Notice gives you some helpful information about who we are, what personal data we collect about you, why, who we share it with and why, how long we keep it, and your rights.
Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
The information we collect about you
When you are a student with the Hellenic School, we collect and use your personal data. The personal data we collect can include information about your identity and contact details; images/photo (including CCTV); family details; admission/enrollment details; previous schools; academic progress; PPS number; special educational needs; nationality; language; religion; medical data; information about behavior and attendance; information about health, safety and welfare; financial information (re fees, grants, scholarships etc); and other personal data. If you are under 18 years when you enroll, we collect the name, address, contact details and other information about your parents/guardians. If you are under 18 years, your parent/guardian is consulted and provide those information’s such name and age, etc. and asked to give consent for certain things like taking your photograph, going on school trips etc.
How we use your information and the legal basis
We use your personal data for purposes including:
your application for enrollment;
to provide you with appropriate education and support;
to monitor your academic progress;
to care for your health and well-being;
to care for our staff and students;
to process grant applications, fees and scholarships;
to coordinate, evaluate, fund and organise educational programmes;
to comply with our legal obligations as an education body;
to comply with our monitoring and reporting obligations to Government bodies,
to process appeals, resolve disputes, and defend litigation etc.
Who we share your information with: We share your personal data with third parties, including other Government bodies. This includes the Department of Education in London, or in Greece. The level of sharing and the nature of what is shared depend on various factors. The Government bodies to which we transfer your personal data will use your personal data for their own purposes (including: to verify other information they already hold about you, etc) and they may aggregate it with other information they already hold about you and your family. We also share your personal data with other third parties including our insurance company and other service providers (including IT providers, security providers, legal advisors etc), We are legally required to provide certain records relating to the progress of a student (under 18 years) in his/her education to the student’s parents/guardians, including results of examinations.
We do not transfer your personal data to a third country (except from the Department of education in London and the department of Education in Greece) or international organisation.
We do not engage in automated decision making/profiling.
How long we hold your data
Some personal data is only kept for a short period (e.g. We will destroy at the end of an academic year because it is no longer needed). Some data we retain for a longer period (e.g. retained after you leave or otherwise finishes your studies.
You have the following statutory rights that can be exercised at any time:
- Right to complain to supervisory authority.
- Right of access.
- Right to rectification.
- Right to be forgotten.
- Right to restrict processing.
- Right to data portability.
- Right to object and automated decision making/profiling.
We have appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) on an interim basis. Her name is Stella Xenopoulou name and contact details are firstname.lastname@example.org
Primary/Post-Primary Voluntary Sector/Community Comprehensive Sector:
If you would like to discuss anything in this privacy notice, please contact at email: email@example.com