Data Protection

Carlow College, St. Patrick’s processes the personal data of persons with whom it comes into contact. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2018 govern the processing of personal data. Carlow College, St. Patrick’s takes its responsibilities under data protection legislation very seriously and has a range of measures in place to ensure the lawful and secure processing of personal data.

Carlow College, St. Patrick’s processes the personal data of learners, employees and other stakeholders with whom it comes into contact. The purposes for which the College processes personal data include: the organisation, administration and assessment of programmes of study; the provision of health services and academic supports to learners; keeping in touch with alumni; promoting our programmes of study; the recruitment, management and remuneration of employees; event and accommodation provision and management; compliance with statutory, contractual and regulatory obligations; compliance with the conditions of funding schemes; and the safety and security of the College premises.

Further information about data protection is available on these pages.