Data Protection

Cork ETB is subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Acts 1988 & 2003 and, accordingly, is registered with the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner.

The Data Protection Acts grant privacy rights to individuals whose personal information is in the possession or control of Cork ETB. These Acts also impose obligations on Cork ETB regarding how this data is processed and stored. In the course of its business, Cork ETB processes personal information relating to individuals such as staff, students, parents, etc. As a result, Cork ETB has extensive responsibilities regarding the safeguarding of this information and providing access to it, on request, by the persons to whom it relates.

To ensure compliance with these obligations, the following policies have been developed and implemented throughout the organisation:

  • Data Protection Policy
  • Data Breach Management Policy and Procedures
  • CCTV Policy
  • Records Retention Schedule

These policies are available at:

Any queries relating to Data Protection should be referred to the Data Protection Officer at:

The Application Form for accessing personal data under the Data Protection Acts is available to download at: Request to Access Personal Data held by Cork ETB

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