Nagle-Rice PS, Milltown, Killarney          Phone: 066 976 7625    |   Email:


Nagle-Rice PS
Co. Kerry

Phone: 066 976 7625


Data Protection Privacy Statement for Parents, Guardians and Pupils

Effective from: 1st September 2020

Individuals have a number of rights in relation to their personal information – i.e. personal data – and these rights have been enhanced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This Data Protection Statement describes how we at Nagle-Rice Primary School collect and process personal data, in accordance with the GDPR and the school’s legal obligations generally in relation to the provision of education.  Processing is the legal term used to describe various acts including – the collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, alteration, use of, retrieval, disclosure or transmission of information.

This Statement applies to pupils, parents and guardians. By enrolling your child in and/or by attending Nagle-Rice Primary School you acknowledge and agree to the collection and processing of personal information by the school.

For your information this Statement outlines:

  1. Who we are and how to contact us;
  2. What information we collect, process and retain;
  3. How information is collected and processed and the purpose and legal basis for so doing;
  4. Sharing information with third parties;
  5. Individual legal rights.



    Nagle-Rice Primary School is a data controller responsible for personal data – i.e. information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. Nagle-Rice Primary School processes personal data, i.e. the school collects, records, stores, retains and uses personal data. Nagle-Rice Primary School will respond to your questions in relation to this data protection statement and our approach to privacy.

    If you have any questions about this data protection statement, including any request to exercise your legal rights, please contact the school at

    Nagle-Rice Primary School,
    Co. Kerry.

    Phone Number: (066)9767625



    Nagle-Rice Primary School may collect the following personal information on pupils and parents/guardians:



    Nagle-Rice Primary School collects and processes personal information (as listed above) about pupils and parents / guardians for a variety of purposes and relies on a number of legal grounds to do so. Nagle-Rice Primary School requires this information to perform our duties and responsibilities and to comply with our legal and statutory obligations.  In addition, Nagle-Rice Primary School requires this personal information to pursue the legitimate interests of the school and our dealings with relevant third parties (see below). The legitimate interests upon which we rely is the effective operation and management of Nagle-Rice Primary School managing the education and welfare needs of our pupils. Nagle-Rice Primary School processes personal data on the basis of the following lawful purposes:


  1. Legal Obligation 

    Nagle-Rice Primary School collects and process personal information to comply with our legal and statutory obligations, including, but not limited to those under the Education Act 1998 (as Amended), the Education (Welfare) Act 2000, the Education for Persons with Special Needs (EPSEN) Act 2004, the Health Act 1947, the Children First Act 2015, the Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools 2017, the Teaching Council Acts 2001-2015 and Safety Health and Welfare at Work legislation

  2. Legitimate Interests 

    Nagle-Rice Primary School may also process personal information to:

    • Enable Pupils to develop to their full potential and meet the educational, social, physical and emotional requirements of the pupil,
    • Enable Parents and Guardians to be contacted in the case of emergency, school closures and to inform Parents and Guardians of their child’s educational progress,
    • Secure and benefit from the support and services of relevant third parties.
  3. Consent 

    Nagle-Rice Primary School sometimes process some of pupils’ personal information with consent e.g. photograph which may be displayed on the school’s website or on social media platforms or in the print media. Please note that consent can be withdrawn at any time by contacting the school.





    Nagle-Rice Primary School may receive from, share and/or transfer information to a range of third parties such as the following:



    We will only retain personal information for as long as it is necessary to fulfil the purposes the information was collected for, including any legal, accounting or reporting requirements.



    Individuals have several rights under GDPR which in certain circumstances are limited and/or constrained. These individual rights include the right – free of charge and subject to any limitations as may apply – to:

  1. Request a copy of the personal information held about the individual;
  2. Rectify any inaccurate personal data held about the individual;
  3. Erase personal information held about the individual;
  4. Restrict the processing of individual personal information;
  5. Object to the use of individual personal information for our legitimate interests;
  6. Receive individual personal information in a structured commonly used and machine-readable format and to have that data transmitted to another data controller.

    If you wish to exercise any of these rights please contact the school.

    Nagle-Rice Primary School will endeavour to respond to your request within a month.  If we are unable to deal with your request within a month we may extend this period by a further two months and we will explain why.

    You also have the right to lodge a complaint to the office of the Data Protection Commission.



    We will update this data protection statement from time to time. Any updates will be made available and, where appropriate notified to you.