Privacy Statement


 General Statement:

Junior Achievement Ireland (JAI) fully respects a user’s right to privacy. When accessing a user can be assured of the highest possible standards of security and confidentiality. Any personal information a user offers while accessing will only be processed in accordance with this Privacy Statement; the JAI Data Protection Policy; the 1988 and 2003 Data Protection Acts; and the 2018 General Data Protection Regulation. The following outlines the information-gathering practices utilised by

 Personal Information:

When browsing no personal information is revealed to JAI. Any personal information requested from users while accessing will only be used for the purpose for which it has been provided for. It should be noted that accessing does, however, make some statistical information relating to user usage available to JAI.

Statistical Information:

When accessing, information relating to web usage is revealed to JAI. This is information of a non-personal / statistical nature viz.:

  1. The logical address of the server (.ie, .com, etc.) a user has used;
  2. The date and time is accessed;
  3. The pages accessed and the documents downloaded.

The above statistical information allows JAI to ascertain how many users are visiting and which sections/ information are most and/or least used. These data are used to consider possible improvements relating to the design, layout, and information specifications of

 Cookies: uses “cookie” technology. A cookie is a data or text file stored by the browser on a user’s computer after visiting a website. Cookies do not identify an individual user, just the computer being used.

Disabling Cookies:

A user can customise settings on their computer so that cookies will be declined or a browser will be asked to indicate when a cookie is being sent. A user can also delete cookie files from their computer at any time. The links below provide information on how to manage cookies:

It should be noted that turning off cookies or changing settings, may disable some features/ functions on

Links to external sites:

Articles on may occasionally include some useful links to other third party sites. It should be noted that once a user clicks out of onto another site, a user will be no longer be subject to JAI’s privacy policy.

Notification of changes to this statement

JAI reserves the right to amend this statement at any future date and will post any substantive changes at this location on

Irish Data Protection Commissioner:

Information on data privacy rights is available at the Data Protection Commissioner’s website:

 Contact details:

JAI can be contacted at the address below for queries relating to this Privacy Statement:

 - Junior Achievement Ireland, Homestead, Sandyford Road, Dublin 16 or [email protected]

Contact details for the DLP and Deputy DLP are as follows:

Designated Liaison Person: Helen Raftery, Chief Executive

Email:             [email protected]                                Telephone: 01 2930210                         Mobile: 087 2223818

                        [email protected]

Deputy Designated Liaison Person: Michael Scanlon

Email:             [email protected]                              Telephone: 01 2930210                          Mobile: 087 2020281

                        [email protected]

In operationalising our Risk Assessment Framework, the following procedures form the core of the implementation of our safeguarding policies:

Complaints & Discipline (internal)

Procedures for the management of allegations of misconduct by staff against a child participating in our activities

Complaints & Discipline (external)

Procedures for the management of allegations of misconduct by volunteers participating in our activities

Volunteer recruitment training management

Procedures and practices for the safe recruitment of volunteers to work with children in our activities

Staff recruitment 

Procedures and practices for the safe recruitment of staff to work with children in our activities

Staff induction training and ongoing training for staff

Procedures for access to child safeguarding training and information, including the identification of the occurrence of harm

Reporting Procedures (grounds for concern - Tusla)

Procedure for reporting of child protection or welfare concerns to statutory authorities


Externally-facing content subject to maker-checker

Use of facilities

Audit as per event template to be completed and signed in advance of the event

General Risk of Harm e.g. equipment in kits or hire of buses

 Completing event planning templates and implementing best practice guidelines


Compliance checks integrated in CRM