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Privacy Policy

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This Policy is to respect and protect the privacy of the personal data.

We have developed this Policy statement for protecting the confidentiality of the personal data, sensitive personal data and personal financial or patrimony data of their past, current and prospective students, and their parents or guardians, in addition to securing their privacy and their informative self-determination rights.

To exercise the rights of access, correction, cancellation, limitation on use or revocation of consent, a request in writing may be submitted to the following e-mail



Le Châtelard full respects your right to privacy and will not collect any personal information about you without your implicit permission.  Any personal information which you volunteer to us will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality.



We are Le Châtelard, part of Oak International Academies. We are an international, private, boarding school located in Ireland which provides term, annual and summer courses for girls only. Le Châtelard is run by the Legionaries of Christ and provides our students with a holistic education encompassing academic, sporting, cultural and catholic formation fields of learning.



During the enrolment process personal details about your identity, contact details, photos, family details, previous schools, academic progress, passport details, special educational needs, nationality, language, religion, medical and psychological data and financial information may be collected by Le Châtelard .  In addition to the above, once you are attending Le Châtelard , we will collect information about your academic progress, general behavior and discipline as well as photos and images of you (including CCTV footage). As you are under 18 your parent/guardian will have given consent in certain areas such as your photo being taken, your attendance on school trips etc.



We use your personal data for purposes including:

  • Your application and enrolment in Le Châtelard
  • To communicate with your parent/guardian (both generally and in the case of an emergency)
  • To monitor your academic progress
  • To care for your health and well‐being
  • To care for our staff and students
  • To process fees and pocket money
  • To coordinate, evaluate, fund and organize educational and cultural programmes
  • In the organization of school trips (including flight and accommodation bookings and immigration requirements)
  • To comply with our legal obligations as an educational body
  • To comply with our monitoring and reporting obligations to Government bodies
  • To process appeals, resolve disputes and defend litigation etc.



We share necessary information with third parties, including Government bodies.

These include: the State Examiners Commission and other recognized examination bodies, CILFA, Cambridge English, Le Cordon Bleu, Cognia accreditation, he Council of International Schools (CIS) and our private medical partner etc. When you travel on school trips, necessary information will be shared with our travel partners, airlines, immigration bodies, hotels etc.



As your application is made through Oak International online application, all information volunteered during the application process is shared between Oak International Academies and Le Châtelard .  This is done via a secure website to which access is password protected.  Some of your personal data is also transferred to Oak International Psychologist who will apply the test and release this report to the Academy. This information is confidential and will be viewed by authorized staff only via a secure, encrypted website to which access is password protected.



Some personal data is only kept for a short period of time (e.g. until the end of your course).  We retain some data for a longer period of time (i.e. after your leave Le Châtelard ).



To discuss anything in this Privacy Notice please contact the school by to the following email