Privacy Statement

Cherish all the Children Equally are committed to protecting the privacy of our users. We want to provide a safe and secure user experience. We will ensure that the information you submit to us via our website at www.cherishthechildren.ie remains private, and is only used for the purposes set out in this policy.

Cookie Policy

What are “cookies”?

Cookies are small text files place on your computer or other digital device, which help us identify you while navigating through this site and on any subsequent visits. Information collected by cookies on this site is not personally identifiable and nor is it shared with any third party or advertisers. You can disable cookie acceptance in your browser or delete them from your device but doing so may prevent the site from functioning correctly.

Cookies used by this site

We use two types of cookies on this site.

The fist type is the session (transient) cookie. These are only used when a user registers on the site to comment on the blogs or forums. This cookie maintains user login when they move from page to page. When the user logs out or closes the browser this cookie is destroyed (in your browser and on the server).

The second type are are persistent (stored) cookies and used purely for convenience. If a user registers with the site, one persistent cookie remembers the username within the browser. This means when you return to this site the username field on the login page will be already filled out for you. It is safe to refuse this cookie.

We also use persistent (stored) cookies to log traffic in order to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic so we can meansure and improve the performance of the site. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the site.

We use Google Analytics to provide this service, which uses first party cookies. The data collected is not shared with any other party. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.It is safe to refuse or remove them beforehand but your experience on the site may be affected.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Information Collected and Use

Information from website browsers

If you are only browsing the website we collect the same basic information that most websites collect. We use common technologies such as cookies and web server logs.
The information we collect about all visitors to the site includes the visitors browser type, language preference, referring site and the date and time of each visitor request.
We use this information to better understand how our visitors use the site and to monitor and protect the security of the site. The information is not shared with any thrid parties.

Information from users with accounts

If you create an account or subscribe to our mailing list, we require some basic information at the time of account creation or subscription. Users will create their own username and password and we will ask for a valid email account. Users also have the option of providing additional “personal information” when creating an account, which alone or together with other information could potentially identify him or her. Examples of personal information could be a real name, an email address or a photograph. If users have provided personal information, we may use it for communicating with you about the site, news or planned events. We will not pass personal information to a third party for any reason, unless legally compelled to do so.

Sensitive personal information is information which meets the “personal information” criteria and also reveals race, ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, social security, health or sexual preferences. We do not collect or process any sensitive personal information of this nature.

Request Information

You have the right at any time to ask us for a copy of the information supplied by you that we hold. If you would like to make a request for information, please contact info@cherishthechildren.ie.You also have the right to ask cherishthechildren.ie to stop using your information.