Saint John of God Hospital 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

www.stjohnofgodhospital.ie 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.

There is one contact form used on this website.  It is located on the Addiction Treatment page.  When you submit a query via this form, your information is sent by email to the Addiction team in the hospital.  Your personal information will be processed in a way that is consistent with the overall approach to data priavacy at Saint John of God Hospital.  You can view the privacy notice here.

When you are registered as an administrator of this website, we store your name, email address and user role. We store this information so we can determine what rights you have to make certain changes to the website. Only designated staff members may be administrators of this website. We will not divulge your customer information to a third party unless we have received customer authorisation OR we are required to do so by law.

Non-personal Data

Non-personal data include cookies that anonymously measure activity on the Saint John of God Hospital 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?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for the reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

  • Login related cookies

    We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in. These cookies only apply to Saint John of God staff who are administrators of the website.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

    Further details on the use of cookies by Google Analytics, and on how to opt out, can be found at: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html

Links to External Websites

Event Tickets

When you purchase a ticket for a workshop or other event you are directed to www.eventbrite.ie where you will complete your purchase. You should refer to the Eventbrite.ie privacy policy for any questions you may have about the information Eventbrite collects about you when you register for a workshop or other event. You can view their privacy policy here. https://www.eventbrite.ie/support/articles/en_US/Troubleshooting/eventbrite-privacy-policy?lg=en_IE 


Where you see video content on this website, the videos are hosted by Vimeo.com or Youtube.com and are embedded in this website. Vimeo.com and Youtube.com 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 Youtube.com Privacy Policy is incorporated in the Google Privacy

Policy which can be found here https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en 

The Vimeo.com privacy policy can be viewed here https://vimeo.com/privacy


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

Saint John of God Hospital uses cookies on this website to enhance your browsing experience. By using this site you agree that we may store and access cookies on your devices, unless you have disabled your cookies. Read our Website Privacy Statement for more information To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

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