Privacy Policy Statement for the Irish Province of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Loreto Website)

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The Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary Irish Province (Loreto) (Charity number 7003 and CRA number 20014186) is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This Policy sets out why we collect personal information about individuals and how we use that information. It explains the legal basis for this and the rights you have over the way your information is used.

This Policy covers the Charity in relation to the collection and use of the information you give us. We may change this Policy from time to time. If we make any significant changes, we will advertise this on our websites or contact you directly with the information. Please check this page occasionally to make sure you are happy with any changes.

Information Collection and Use

Personal information is not collected. Non-Personal information is collected when the IBVM website is used, for example using cookies.

Non-Personal Data

Non-personal data includes technical information, including the domain and Internet Protocol (IP) address and information about your visit to our site.  This non-personal data comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact you.  An IP address is your computer’s unique identifier.


Our website uses cookies.  A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer’s hard drive.  The purpose of our cookies is solely to facilitate the management of our website.

A browser may be set to ‘turn off’ cookies or to customise your cookie settings.  Please note that if you turn off cookies or change your settings, some features of may not work correctly.

Disclosure of information to Third Parties

We do not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people or non-affiliated organisations except to provide services you have requested when we have your permission.    We make every effort to ensure that your data is not disclosed to regional, national or European authorities or institutions, unless required by law.


Our website has links to other resources that may be useful to persons visiting our website; 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.

This Privacy Policy Statement was last updated May 4, 2023.

If you have any concerns about this Privacy Statement, you may contact the Office at