Privacy Policy

The website address is
E-mail Address: ClassicalDublin [at] gmail [dot] com

My aim is to bring awareness of the Classical and Charlotte Mason approach to home education (home schooling) to Irish families by showing how my family use this style: how we supplement, substitute and adapt US curriculum; include Irish history and geography; information on books fitting this approach available in our libraries; local resources and the wonderful local field trips available. 

What personal data I collect and why I collect it

I may collect and process the following data about you:

If you contact me, I may keep a record of that correspondence. I will use your name and e-mail address to deliver emails directly to your inbox where you choose to subscribe to be informed of new posts. I use Mailchimp to manage the subscriptions and you can find out more about their privacy practices here

I may also collect details of your visits to this site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data and the resources that you access on our site. This is statistical data about users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases I rely on for processing this information are:

(a) Your consent. You can remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting me.

(b) Where I have a legal obligation.

(c) Where I have a legitimate interest, namely to improve this site.


Cookies are typically small text files, given ID tags that are stored on your computer’s browser directory.  You will find more information about cookies here:

I use cookies to improve the performance of the site and understand what topics interest you. I don’t collect any information that could identify you. I specifically use the following Google Analytics cookies:

_gid – Used to distinguish users. It is set to 2 years.

_gat – This gives visibility in how you interact with the site. It will expire after 24 hours of inactivity.

_ga – Used to throttle request to Google Analytics. It is set for 1 minute.

You can find out more in Analytics cookies and privacy information. You can also manage your cookie preferences through your browser.

Who I share your data with

I use service providers to host this site and interact with you. Your personal data such as your name and e-mail address is not shared with third parties unless you explicitly give consent as in the case, you choose to subscribe to receive new posts or contact me. I will never sell your data to third parties.

I may be required to share your personal data if required by a legal obligation or to protect my legal rights.

How long I retain your data

I will keep a record if you contact me and or if you choose to subscribe to receive new posts. Your anonymous online activity in interacting with the site will be retained as per Google Privacy Policy and also Google’s Analytics cookies expiry limits as listed above.

What rights you have over your data

Under data protection law, you have rights including:

Your right of access – You have the right to ask for a copy of your personal data.

Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask to rectify personal data you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask to complete information you think is incomplete.

Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask to erase your personal data in certain circumstances.

Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask to restrict the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.

Your right to object to processing – You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.

Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that I transfer the personal data you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.

You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, I have one month to respond to you.

Please contact me at ClassicalDublin [at] gmail [dot] com, if you wish to make a request.

How I protect your data

The security of your personal data is important and I take all reasonable technical and procedural security measures in the collection, storage and disclosure of your personal data.

International Transfers

I am subject to the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) that protect your personal data. Where your data is transferred to third parties outside of the EEA, I may use specific contracts or codes of conduct or certification mechanisms approved by the European Commission which will give your personal data a level of protection equivalent to that which it has in Europe.

How to complain

If you have any concerns about the use of your personal data, you can make a complaint to us at ClassicalDublin [at] gmail [dot] com

You can also complain to the Data Protection Commission if you are unhappy with how your data has been handled.      

Data Protection Commission
21 Fitzwilliam Square South
Dublin 2
D02 RD28