Who we are

Our website address is: https://joandenisemoriartyschoolofdance.ie/   

Our GDPR officer is Sharon Manning + 353 (0) 85 7848018 email: joandenisemoriartydanceschool@gmail.com  


Joan Denise Moriarty School of Dance is committed to safeguarding of all its users.

We have developed the following Data Protection Policy to deal with issues which may concern you. This policy may change from time to time so please check it periodically.


Joan Denise Moriarty School of Dance is committed to protecting the privacy of users.

We are aware that as a user you care about the security and privacy of your information.

Any personal information that you volunteer to the Joan Denise Moriarty School of Dance , either as a student, parent member, attendee, website or ebulletin subscriber will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with  European GDPR regulations


Any user information we collect is with the specific goal of providing you with the best possible user experience. Being familiar with user preferences is an essential element of providing a satisfactory experience for visitors to our website and also to all our services.

If you visit our website site to browse, read or download, we automatically collect and store the following information about you: The IP address from which you access our website (an IP address is the number

automatically assigned to your computer when you are online)

The type of browser and operating system used to access our site

The date and time of your access to our site

The pages you visit; and the internet address of the website from which you accessed

our site.

We use this information for the following purposes:

To make our site as user-friendly as possible

To gather statistics on the relative interest in different sections of the site.


We do not, under any circumstances:

Link IP addresses to anything that would identify you personally

Share the information we track on this site, in any form, with any third party

Release personal information about any user

If you provide us with personal information in an email message to one of the addresses listed on our site or by filling out a form with your personal information, we will only use that information to respond to your message and to help us provide you with the material you have requested.

Joan Denise Moriarty School of Dance Newsletter is sent only to those who have requested it.

Our website contains links to other websites that we think may be of interest to our

users. We have no control over the privacy policies or content of these websites.


If your personal information changes or if you no longer wish to subscribe to our services, we will endeavour to correct, update or remove the personal information provided to us as speedily as possible. This can be done by emailing us at joandenisemoriartydanceschool@gmail.com


We take every precaution to protect your information. To this end all Personal Information stored by us is kept on a server in a secure environment. Only employees and approved contractors/developers we may appoint from time to time and who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. Regular security reviews are held by us to ensure that the site remains safe and secure for your protection.


This type of non-personal user information and data referred to above can be collected through the standard operation of our internet servers and logs as well as “cookies”. A cookie is a small text file containing a unique identification number that is transferred from a website to the hard drive of your computer so that the website you are using may identify you and track your activities on that particular website. If you interact with certain parts of the website the site will send a cookie to your hard drive. The cookie only recognises your computer and does not know or store any personal information about you. You may choose not to enable your cookies in your browser if your browser permits, although you may need to enable the cookies to use the site properly. Cookies enable usage behaviour to be tracked and collect data to be compiled that would facilitate more focused and improved content. It helps us to know which parts of the website are most popular, and generally to understand how people are using the site.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We will NEVER spam e mail you or share your email address with anyone else

If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection

contact information

Phone (021) 450 4689
Mobile (085) 7848018
Locations: The Studio
40 Lower John Street T23 P522
Ballincollig Studio: 
139 Pine Walk, Ballincollig, Co. Cork, P31 N265
Riverstown Studio:
St Joseph’s National School 41, 51 St Josephs View, Riverstown, Glanmire, Co. Cork, T45 V297

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