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Legal Terms and Conditions

The Portmarnock Community School websites are the property of Portmarnock Community School.

All information, photographs, images, sound-files etc., contained therein, should not be modified in any way or form without the written authorisation of the Principal.

Use of School Solicited Information

The website should only be used in accordance with the law.

The school will reveal personal information if required by a valid legal process.

The school reserves the right to reveal personal information if circumstances compel it do so for the protection of its reputation or legal rights, or for the protection of those entrusted to its care.

Portmarnock Community School solicits personal information voluntarily submitted by users to enable it to respond to requests for publications, application forms, and other relevant school information.

All information received is kept strictly confidential and made available only to the appropriate staff member/authorised person.

Information provided is not shared with any other parties other than those who assist the school to respond and process your requests.

The school does not forward, sell, or make your information known to any outside organization, agency, or individual.

Any software our website may utilise is strictly to track the number of visitors to our site, and to track the domains from which people visit the site. This we do as a means of analysing internally for trends, and to assist it to provide a better and more useful service.


Our website has links to other resources that may be useful to our viewers; however, as such links are governed by different practices, we cannot be held responsible for the content or privacy policies that pertain to such sites that are linked to ours, and we recommend that you read the privacy statements of these linked sites.

Furthermore, any views/opinions expressed, or products purchased via our Website-links should not be regarded as endorsed by the school.

The school cannot be held responsible for the views/opinions of others, or for any dissatisfaction in regard to goods and services provided by a third party. Any disputes should be handled directly with the third party involved.

Cookies and IP Addresses

“Cookies” are pieces of information that may be received and stored via your browser to your computer’s hard drive.

The Portmarnock Community School Website does not use cookies that are stored to your hard drive.

Two Cookies are used in Portmarnock Community School’s online learning environment, Moodle.

The essential one is the session cookie, usually called MoodleSession. You must allow this cookie into your browser to provide continuity and maintain your login from page to page. When you log out or close the browser this cookie is destroyed (in your browser and on the server).

The other cookie is purely for convenience, usually called something like MOODLEID. It just remembers your 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 – you will just have to retype your username every time you log in.

We use IP addresses only to diagnose problems with our server, to administer the smooth functioning of our site, to refer URL information and to log your browser type as part of our information collecting in order to improve school services.  None of the information can identify you personally.


The school, through Enovation Solutions, who provide the server services to, does its utmost to maintain a virus-free system; however, we strongly recommend, that users of our Website run an anti-virus program prior to downloading materials from our site.

The school and its agents, cannot be held responsible for any virus which may attack, damage, or cause loss to a user while downloading from our website.

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