DERRYQUAY SCHOOL POLICIES
Be webwise and check out the links on this page dedicated to internet safety tips.
Some Tips on Internet Safety for Parents, Students and Teachers.
Nowadays, young people are using the Internet regularly to meet their friends, download music and search the web. Used properly, the web is a wonderful tool for our pupils. However, young people need to be aware of the steps they can take to protect themselves from predators and online bullying. The links on this page will help you to protect your children and help them to enjoy the web safely.
Are you worried about inappropriate videos appearing on YouTube? This short video will show you how to set YouTube’s built-in safety mode. YouTube Safety Feature
The Office for Internet Safety
The Office for Internet Safety has been established by the Government to take a lead responsibility for internet safety in Ireland, particularly as it relates to children. They have produced a range of guides for parents and children relating to Internet safety issues, including the following, “A parent’s guide to social-networking websites” and “A Guide to Cyberbullying“. http://www.internetsafety.ie/
Some Useful Links for Students and Parents.
Portal for Irish Education
Irelands Online Resource for Education
Explore the exciting content of Ireland's past and present · Discover your local library and lots of local information about your area.
Teach Children to Read with Phonics
World Education Games Website
Irish Biographies Website
Apps suitable for primary school Children
The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment has developed leaflets for parents on the new primary Language Curriculum. These are available at this link.
As part of the departments strategy to improve children's literacy and numeracy skills, the National Adult Literacy Agency has developed this website.
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Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, we take no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.
Derryquay N.S. operates the website, which provides the SERVICE.
This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use our Website.
Information Collection and Use
We do not knowingly collect or provide any means to collect, any information from people who visit our website.
We do not collect information that your browser sends to us (called Log Data).
Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive. Our website does not use “cookies” to collection information.
Our website is hosted by a third party organization (under this statement referred to as the Data Processor). The Data Processor is incorporated in Europe and as such falls under European Data Protection Laws. The Data Processor stores all data on our behalf in the European Economic Area (EEA). The Data Processor on our behalf may:
● Facilitate our Service
● Provide the Service
● Perform Service-related services
● Assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.
Note: The Data Processor is obligated to keep all information confidential and not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
We use commercially acceptable methods of protecting your Information. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Links to Other Sites
Our Website may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Statement of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services. Children’s Privacy
We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children. In the case we discover that a child has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to do necessary actions.
Changes to This Privacy Statement
We may update our Privacy Statement from time to time based on whether on-line processes have changed. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Statement on the website. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this website.
Contact Us If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Statement, do not hesitate to contact us.