Terms, Conditions and Privacy / Cookie Policy


1. General

The purpose of the Drumcondra Education Centre Book CPD Courses Online Website (“Website”) is to compile teacher statistics and information. The Website will be controlled on a day to day basis by the Drumcondra Education Centre under the management of the Centre's Management Committee. The Drumcondra Education Centre is the owner of the Website and its contents. The Website is to be a register of teacher data consisting of teacher name, telephone number(s), email address, school name and address, school roll number, teaching council number, posts held and subjects of interest (known, collectively, as “the Data”). By using the website you accept and agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions. Everyone who registers on the website becomes a member. On registration we will send you an activation code to verify that the e-mail address provided by you is valid before we accept your membership. If you wish to become a member you must read this Agreement and indicate your acceptance during the registration process. This Agreement includes Drumcondra Education Centre’s Policy for acceptable use of the website and the content posted on it, your rights, obligations and restrictions regarding use of the service and our privacy policy. Drumcondra Education Centre may modify this Agreement from time to time and such modification shall be effective upon posting by it on the website. You agree to be bound by any changes to this Agreement when you use the website services after any such modification is posted. It is therefore important that you review this Agreement regularly to ensure you are updated as to any changes and it is assumed that you have reviewed the Agreement regularly and are updated as to any changes. Drumcondra Education Centre reserves the right in its sole discretion to reject, refuse or to post or remove any posting by you or to restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of the website at any time for any or no reason with or without prior notice and without liability.

2. Data Protection

(i) The Data will be used solely for administration and management of Centre courses. (ii) The Data shall not be used for commercial purposes or sold, enabled to be sold, distributed or released to any party except for the production of any information, statistics, reports, which in the opinion of the Drumcondra Education Centre are necessary for its continuing development. This includes any requests from the Teaching Council and / or the Department of Education and Skills for statistics, reports, information which in the opinion of the Drumcondra Education Centre it is necessary to provide. (iii) Each user has the right to request in writing a copy of any Data about themselves which is held by the Centre and have amended any such Data which is incorrect, incomplete or misleading. (iv) Cookies are used on the Website. “Cookies” are small text files sent from a website to the hard drive of a user’s computer to store bits of information relating to that user. Cookies can store information about users, including IP addresses, navigational data, survey information, data transfer of times, user preferences and passwords needed to access areas of the website. Cookies are used only to verify the identity of the visitors to the Website. (vi) All Data collected by the Drumcondra Education Centre will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 and Electronic Communications Act 2011.

3. Access to Website

Only authorised persons will be granted access to the Website. There are three different levels of access: (a) User: They have access to the information kept on the system about themselves. They can correct factually incorrect or inaccurate Data about themselves They can enrol on CPD courses. (b)  Administrators. Administrators who are based in the Drumcondra Education Centre will manage school details and create courses. (c) Super Administrators. Administrators who are based in the Drumcondra Education Centre have access as at 3 (b) and are able to remove courses and/or schools, and/or users from the database.

4. Inputting and Maintaining Data

(i) Only the relevant person(s) as listed in 3 may enter the Website and/or alter or delete Data on the Website. (ii) Care must be taken by the authorised person inputting the Data (and they endeavour) to ensure that any and all Data is accurate, correct, complete and appropriate for the purposes of the Website prior to, during and after its input. (iii) You are solely responsible for the content that you post on the website and Drumcondra Education Centre does not endorse or has any control over the content. The content is not necessarily reviewed by Drumcondra Education Centre prior to posting and the Drumcondra Education Centre makes no warranties expressed or implied as to the content or to the accuracy and reliability of the content or any material or information that is posted by you.

5. Authorised Person Passwords

(i) A username and/or password policy is enforced at all levels of access.  (ii) Only person(s) so authorised under Rule 3 above will be granted a username and/or password specific to them. (iii) It is the responsibility of the authorised persons to maintain the secrecy of the username and/or password and that the password is never to be shared with anyone. The Drumcondra Education Centre (as owner of the Website and its contents) accepts no liability for any third parties accessing the Data on the Website if the username and/or password has been disclosed to them by an authorised person. It is the responsibility of the user to notify the Drumcondra Education Centre if they suspect that the security and confidentiality of the username and/or password has been compromised in any way. (iv) If a username and/or password is shared, the authorised person may (at the discretion of the Drumcondra Education Centre) lose access privileges. (vi) The username and/or password shall be the property of the Drumcondra Education Centre and may be taken from any person(s) without prior notice or cause.

6. Updating of Terms and Conditions

The Drumcondra Education Centre reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions by posting the amended terms on the Website. Changes will not be notified to system users. The amended Terms and Conditions are automatically effected immediately after they are initially posted and will govern use of the Website by the authorised user. It is the responsibility of the authorised user to regularly review the Terms and Conditions and for additional terms posted on the Website.

7. Legal Capacity

You must be eighteen (18) years of age or over to purchase goods or services from the website.

8. Cancellations / Refunds

Payment of the course fee confirms your place on a course. Fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable. 

9. Content

The Website contains contents (including but not limited to software, interface and all other materials and/or processes contained in the Website) which are the intellectual property of the Drumcondra Education Centre and is protected by copyright, patents, trade marks and/or other proprietary rights. The Teachers and Schools may not modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, sell, adapt, edit or create works from such content as well as add to any feature of this Website. In relation to any content posted or transmitted to the Website, it is hereby warranted by the authorised person that all rights in the content are vested in the Drumcondra Education Centre and that all moral rights in such content has been waived. Where necessary, the authorised person agrees to take whatever steps that may be necessary in order to vest such rights in the Drumcondra Education Centre.

10. Termination

The Drumcondra Education Centre is entitled to immediately terminate the use of the Website by any authorised person if it considers that they fail to comply with these Terms and Conditions.

11. Copyright

You may not post, modify, distribute or re-produce in any way any copyrighted material, tradesmark or other proprietary information belonging to Drumcondra Education Centre without obtaining the prior written consent of Drumcondra Education Centre. It is the Policy of Drumcondra Education Centre to terminate membership who infringes any copyright rights.

12. Governing Law

These Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with Irish law and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Irish Courts to settle any disputes in connection with or arising out of the use of this Website.

13. Severability

If any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions is found by a Court or other competent authority to be void or unenforceable, such provisions shall be deemed to be deleted from the Terms and Conditions and the remaining provisions of the Terms and Conditions shall continue in full force and effect.

14. Indemnity

The authorised person hereby agrees to indemnify the Drumcondra Education Centre against all third party claims, damages, penalties, costs and expenses (including but not limited to reasonable legal fees and expenses) to which they may become liable to the extent that results from:- (a) the authorised person’s improper use of or access to the Website; (b) any breach of these Terms and Conditions; and (c) any infringement by the authorised person through their use of the Website of any intellectual property rights or other right of any person or entity.

15. Disclaimer

The Website is provided on an “as is” or “as available” basis. The Drumcondra Education Centre makes no representation or warranties of any kind whether express or implied as to the operation of the Website, the information, content or materials included on the Website. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the Drumcondra Education Centre disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantable quality and fitness for a purpose. The Drumcondra Education Centre shall not be liable for any loss, interruption of business, or any indirect, special, incidental, punitive or consequential damages of any kind (including loss of profits) regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort or otherwise. The Drumcondra Education Centre in particular makes no warranty that the Website will be available on an uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free basis. The above does not exclude liability for death or personal injury or for fraud.

16. Payment Handling

Payments are handed through Stripe payments This is a secure site (using SSL Certificate technology) where you will be asked to enter your credit/debit card information. Once the payment is completed you will be redirected back to the ecdrumdondra site.

17. Miscellaneous

The Website must not be used for any purpose that is in contravention of any applicable local, state, national and international law or regulation over any purpose that is prohibited by these Terms and Conditions. These Terms & Conditions apply only to the Website and not to the website of any other companies or organisations including those to which the Website may link. The Drumcondra Education Centre is not responsible for the availability of any other site which the Website links to and does not represent or warrant that the information accessible on these websites via this Website is accurate or current or that the use of that site is free of risk of viruses or other damage. Permission must be granted by the Drumcondra Education Centre for any type of link to the Website. To seek permission, a request in writing must be submitted to the Management Committee- Drumcondra Education Centre.

Please accept the use of cookies for the best browsing experience.

Privacy Statement: how we use Cookies

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit websites.
We use technical cookies to help identify your device so we can tailor your user experience, track your
session, course booking and remember where you are in the booking process.
You can disable any cookies already stored on your computer, but these may stop our website from
functioning properly.
The following is strictly necessary in the operation of our website.

This Website will:
● Remember what courses you are applying for (e.g when logged in and booking a course)
● Remember where you are in the booking process
● Remember that you are logged in and that your session is secure. You need to be logged in to
complete a booking.

Functional Cookies
The following are not Strictly Necessary, but are required to provide you with the best user experience
and also to tell us which pages you find most interesting (anonymously).

This Website will:
-Track the pages you visits via Google Analytics
- Set Third-Party Cookies

This website will not:
-Share any personal information or directly use third parties cookies.

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy: how we use your data.
This Privacy Policy applies to Drumcondra Education Centre website and its subdomains (“Sites”). Drumcondra Education Centre knows that you care how informations about you are used and eventually shared. This Privacy Policy explains what information of yours will be collected by Drumcondra Education Centre when you access the Site, how the information will be used, and how you can control the collection, correction and/or deletion of your data. We will not use or share your information with anyone.
Information We Collect.
(a) Our Service: We may collect personally identifiable information about you, such as your full name,
school name, email address, telephone, Teaching Council Number or similar, when you register for an
account. If you choose to book a course from us, our third-parties payment processors such as PayPal or
Stripe will collect your payment information. Your interactions with third-parties payment processors are
governed by the privacy policy of the organisation providing it. We won't share in any way your personal
data with PayPal and Stripe payment gateways, you are redirected from our website to these external
websites and the interactions with these external websites are governed by the privacy policy of the
organisation providing it.
(b) Cookies And Tracking Technologies: refer to the cookies policy.
(c) Access And Retention Of Data Controlled By Our Customers: An individual who is a current Drumcondra Education Centre customer who seeks access or wishes to correct, amend or delete inaccurate data about his account, will be able to do this simply editing data through the user profile form. Each customer will be able to update data already provided.
A user wishing to export or delete account data should contact us directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
(d) We will retain personal data we process on behalf of our customers for as long as needed to provide our services. Drumcondra Education Centre will retain this personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
How We Use Your Information.
We use the information that we collect about your profile solely to provide access to your registration area, to view course attendance certificates and to keep you informed. We won't use your collected data for any other purpose nor to send you any commercial or promotional ads.

How We Share Your Information.
(a) Personally Identifiable Information:Drumcondra Education Centre will not share, rent or sell your personally identifiable information to others. We may store personal information in locations outside the direct control of Drumcondra Education Centre (for instance, on servers or databases provided by our hosting provider). Management, security and integrity of data storage is under the direct responsibility of our hosting provider company and are governed by the privacy policy of the organisation providing the hosting service.
Storage and Processing.
Your information collected through the Drumcondra Education Centre Service may be stored and processed in Europe by our third-parties hosting provider. Drumcondra Education Centre is not responsible in any way about the physical data storage of your data. Management, security and integrity of the data storage is under the direct responsibility of our hosting provider and is governed by the privacy policy of the organisation providing the hosting service.
How We Protect Your Information.
Drumcondra Education Centre is concerned with protecting your privacy and data, but we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Drumcondra Education  Centre or guarantee that your information on the Drumcondra Education Centre Service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any of our industry standard physical, technical or managerial safeguards. When you enter sensitive information (such as log in credentials) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). No method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. We use outside payment platforms and credit card processing companies such as PayPal and Stripe to bill you if you book a course. These companies do not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any other purposes. Your interactions with these external websites are governed by the privacy policy of the organisation providing it.
Our Choices About Your Information.
For current Drumcondra Education Centre customers, you can review, correct, or update inaccuracies to the information about you that Drumcondra Education Centre keeps on file by logging into your account for example to update your password. We will retain your information for as long as your account is active oras needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply withour legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce our agreements.
If you wish to delete or export your account data please contact us directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Social Media Widgets / Analytics.
Our Site may include social media features, such as the Facebook Like button and other widgets, that run on our Site. These features may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on our Site, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third-parties or hosted directly on our Site. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the organisation providing it.
Our website uses Google analytics which collects information about your session whilst you interact with our website. Analytics will collect your IP address, your location and which page you are visiting on our Site. It will set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the organisation providing it.