Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy and your rights to control your personal data and your child’s personal data. We will be clear about what data we collect and why we collect it. This privacy statement explains the personal information we collect from you, why we collect it, how we will use it and how we protect it. The reference to personal data in this privacy notice applies to the personal data of you and your child.


Bridgets Montessori collects personal data about you and your child in order to provide a care and education service to your child. By registering your child for our services at Bridgets Montessori you agree to the use of your personal information as described in this Statement.


Bridgets Montessori is a Controller of the personal data you (the data subject) provide us. We collect the following types of personal data from you, about you and your child:

  • Personal Data: your child’s name, date of birth, your address, contact details of adults authorised to collect your child, PPS number and social welfare status.
  • Sensitive Personal Data: health and medical needs of your child, race, ethnic origin, religion, biometrics (where used for ID purposes).

We use the personal data you share with us in the child record form, so we can communicate with you, to provide care and education for your child and for the purposes of administration.

We will also ask for information about who has parental responsibility for your child and any court orders pertaining to this. We will also request information on adults authorised to collect your child. This is required to ensure the safety of your child while they are attending Bridgets Montessori.

Sensitive personal data includes medical information/instructions about your child, this would be required in case of emergency or if medication needs to be administered. Sensitive personal data also includes religious beliefs, we collect this information so we can respect religious festivals, days and events.

We strive to keep yours and your child’s personal data safe and only share it when necessary. We recognise that parents have a right to know that the information they share with Bridgets Montessori is maintained confidentially. We only disclose your information as authorised in this Statement.  We do not rent or sell your Personal Information to anyone. We may share your personal information with the third parties listed below.

  • Department of Children & Youth Affairs (DCYA)
  • Pobal PIP System & Pobal Compliance Officers
  • An Garda Síochána
  • Tusla Early Years Inspectorate
  • Health & Safety Authority
  • National Employment Rights Authority
  • The Revenue Commissioners
  • Tusla – Child and Family Agency
  • Kidd Insurance
  • Early Childhood Ireland
  • County Childcare Committee

Protection of Named Service & others and Disclosures for Law Enforcement
Under certain circumstances Bridgets Montessori may be required to disclose your Personal Information in response to valid requests by public authorities to meet law enforcement requirements.

Your personal data is stored and processed in Bridgets Montessori located at Balsaran, Duleek, Co. Meath.

We are required to keep records relating to your child for a period of 2 years after your child has left our service. There may be a circumstance where data relating to your child is required to be held for a longer period of time. This will be outlined to you. In the event of an accident/incident personal data relating to your child will be held on file until your child is 21 years of age. After this period, your personal data will be irreversibly destroyed.

We use appropriate technical, organisational and administrative security measures to protect all personal data we hold in our records and keep it secure. Unfortunately, no organisation can guarantee complete security.

Individuals have the right to access their personal data and supplementary information. Please use the Subject Access Request Form and contact the Owner/Manager, Bridget Woods, at info@bridgetsmontessori.comor in writing at Balsaran, Duleek, Co. Meath. We will acknowledge your request and respond to you within 1 month.

Please advise the service of any changes in your or your child’s personal information, as soon as possible. Should you believe that any personal data we hold on you is incomplete or incorrect complete, you have the ability to request to see this information and have it rectified.

In certain circumstances, data subjects have the right to erasure of their data. Please contact the Owner/Manager at  or in writing at Balsaran, Duleek, Co. Meath.  We will acknowledge your request and respond to you within 1 month. This is not an absolute right and only applies in certain circumstances.

Individuals have the right to request the restriction or suppression of their personal data. Please contact the Owner/Manager at  or in writing at Balsaran, Duleek, Co. Meath.  We will acknowledge your request and respond to you within 1 month. This is not an absolute right and only applies in certain circumstances.

You have the right to object and be removed from any direct marketing emails

This privacy policy explains what information we need to collect and how we use it.

Data subjects can ask that their personal data be transferred to them or a third party in machine readable format (Word, PDF, etc.). However, such requests can only be fulfilled if the data in question is: 1) provided by the data subject to the service, 2) is processed automatically and 3) is processed based on consent or fulfilment of a contract. An example of this would be if a parent wanted their child’s file sent to a new service.

In the event, that you wish to complain about how we have handled your personal data, please contact the Owner/Manager of Bridgets Montessori at  or in writing at Balsaran, Duleek, Co. Meath. The Owner/Manager will then investigate your complaint and work with you to resolve the matter.

If you still feel that your personal data has not been handled appropriately according to the law, you can contact Irish Data Protection Authority and file a complaint with them.

Whenever you visit our Service, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our SERVICE that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics. It does not contain information such as your name, email address etc.

Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used as an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.

Our website uses these “cookies” to collect information in order to improve our SERVICE. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our SERVICE. Please see our Cookies Policypage for more information.

Our hosting and email servers are operated by a third party Hosting Provider. These servers are based in the Netherlands and use the highest industry standards to ensure that they are protected from all forms of malicious attacks.

For security and competition reasons we do not disclose who are providers are here, however should you require further information we can provide it should we establish that you have a legitimate right to know.

Transfers of Your Information Outside of the European Economic Area

We use two providers who may store data outside of the EEA, with the destination country being the USA. For more information on transferring data outside of the EU to the USA please visit the

We may use Google Analytics service to collect data for marketing purposes, as such Google transfers the information that it collects via cookies (your IP address and information about you use our website) and stores it outside the EEA (United States of America).

We may also use Google to store and back up information necessary for the provision of SERVICES to our clients. These pieces of information are also transferred and stored on Googles Servers in the USA.

If you wish to review Google’s privacy policy you can do so here: and how the use the information collected by cookies here:

You can opt out of Google Analytics by installing the browser plugin here:

Our SERVICE may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us, therefore we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites as we have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Our SERVICES do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to take the necessary actions.

For further enquiries about our Privacy Policy you may contact us at the following address:

Bridgets Montessori
Co. Meath
Ph: 041-9823742 Mob: 0879968129

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