Saint John of God Library Service is committed to keeping your information private. We understand that your privacy and the security of your information are very important to you.

The purpose of this Website Privacy Statement is to outline how we deal with the privacy of the users of this website and any personal data you provide to us while visiting this website. Please read the terms of this Privacy Statement carefully since by visiting this website, you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of this Privacy Statement.

Collection and Use of Information

St. John of God Library Service collects two types of information on this website: personal data and non-personal data.

Personal Data

Personal data are data that can be used to identify an individual and includes the name and contact details provided by users of the website when submitting forms on the website.  Personal information is only collected where it is necessary to carry out the user’s request.

We will not divulge your personal data to a third party unless we have received your authorisation OR we are required to do so by law.

Non-personal Data

Non-personal data include cookies that anonymously measure activity on the St. John of God Library Service website. Non-personal data are not linked to an individual user. The data collected include the user’s IP (Internet Protocol) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, and information such as the web site that referred the user to us, the files the user downloaded, the pages the user visited, and the dates/times of those visits.


What are cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of information which is transferred to your computer’s hard disk from a website. Cookies can store information about your preferences and other information which you need when you visit the website. Cookies are not used to identify a visitor’s personal identity.

How do we use cookies on this website?

Cookies are used on St. John of God Library Service in two ways:

Content Management System

Cookies are used as part of the software used to manage and update our website content. The information gathered is not retained and the cookie is deleted when the browser is closed.

Google Analytics

Cookies are used to collect information in an anonymous form about how visitors use the site – they do not record personal information. The cookies collect information including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.  This information helps us to improve the user experience.

Further details on the use of cookies by Google Analytics, and on how to opt out, can be found at:

Links to External Websites


Where you see video content on this website, the videos are hosted by or and are embedded in this website. and collect statistical information relating to the number of views a video gets, the device on which the video was viewed, the location of the viewer as well as other information that does not identify you.

The Privacy Policy is incorporated in the Google Privacy Policy which can be found here

The privacy policy can be viewed here

For more information on Data Protection and links to other resources/websites please see our GDPR policy document.


St. John of God Library Service reserves the right to amend this privacy statement at any time, you should regularly check this privacy statement for any amendments.

Access and Corrections

You have a right to be given a copy of any of your personal data which is retained by St. John of God Library Service. You may submit a request to the address below and we will provide you with a copy of your personal data from our database within 30 days of receiving your request.  

Saint John of God Library Service

Saint John of God Hospital


Co Dublin

Please view the Saint John of God Library Service General Data Protection Policy for further details.



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