GDPR Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Hellenic Community Of Ireland

At Hellenic Community Of Ireland, accessible from https://www.helleniccommunity.ie, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by Hellenic Community Of Ireland and how we use it.

Who we are: We are the Hellenic Community of Ireland a non profit organization providing education services for our members&  supporting the Greek Culture. If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us through email at admin@helleniccommunity.ie

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are a Data Controller of your information.

Hellenic Community Of Ireland legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the 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

Hellenic Community Of Ireland will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

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

Log Files

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

Like any other website, Hellenic Community Of Ireland uses ‘cookies’. This website uses “cookie” technology. A cookie is a small piece of data or a small text file stored by the browser on your computer, at the request of our server. We may use cookies to deliver content specific to your interests and to save your personal preferences so you do not have to re-enter them each time you connect to our website – our cookies are not available to other websites. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.  In particular cookies enable us:

  • 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.

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics _utma
_utmb
_utmc
_utmz
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.

Disabling Cookies

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:

Google Analytics

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.

Google Analytics uses cookies to define user sessions, as well as to provide a number of key features in the Google Analytics reports. This means that the cookies are linked to our website domain(s), and we will only use that cookie data for statistical analysis related to your browsing behaviour on our websites. If you choose, you can opt out by turning off cookies in the preferences settings in your browser.  You can opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser: Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of Hellenic Community Of Ireland.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on Hellenic Community Of Ireland, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

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

Hellenic Community Of Ireland’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You may find a complete list of these Privacy Policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.

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?

Online Privacy Policy Only

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in Hellenic Community Of Ireland. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

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.

Children’s Information

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.
  1. Contact

We have appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) on an interim basis. Her name is Stella Xenopoulou name and contact details are stella.xenopoulou@gmail.com

Primary/Post-Primary Voluntary Sector/Community Comprehensive Sector:

If you would like to discuss anything in this privacy notice, please contact at email: president@helleniccommunity.ie

Consent

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms in this page.