Data Protection

Donegal ETB is subject to the provisions of the Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2018 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 Donegal ETB. These Acts also impose obligations on Donegal ETB regarding how this data is processed and stored. In the course of its business, Donegal ETB processes personal information relating to individuals such as staff, students, parents, etc. As a result, Donegal 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, along with the application form for accessing personal data under the Data Protection Acts, are available below.


The Data Protection Officer for Donegal ETB is Rosaleen Harkin.  Contact details are 074 9161560 or by email at