Privacy Policy


The Little Company of Mary, Irish Province maintains this website to enhance public access to information about its work. Our goal is to keep this information timely and accurate. If errors are brought to our attention, we will try to correct them. However, the Little Company of Mary, Irish Province accepts no responsibility or liability whatsoever with regard to the information on this site.

This information is:

  • of a general nature only and is not intended to address any specific circumstances

  • not necessarily comprehensive, complete, accurate or up to date

  • sometimes linked to external sites over which the Little Company of Mary, Irish Province have no control and for which the Little Company of Mary, Irish Province assumes no responsibility

  • not professional or legal advice (if you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional).

It is our goal to minimise disruption caused by technical errors. However some data or information on our site may have been created or structured in files or formats that are not error-free, and we cannot guarantee that our service will not be interrupted or otherwise affected by such problems. The Little Company of Mary, Irish Province accepts no responsibility with regard to such problems incurred as a result of using this site or any linked external sites. This disclaimer is not intended to limit the liability of the Little Company of Mary, Irish Province in contravention of any requirements laid down in applicable national law nor to exclude its liability for matters which may not be excluded under that law.

Privacy policy

The Little Company of Mary, Irish Province is committed to user privacy. This privacy sets out how the Little Company of Mary, Irish Province uses and processes any personal information that you provide to Little Company of Mary, Irish Province when you use this website. Please read the following carefully.

  1. Who we are: The data controller is the Little Company of Mary, Irish Province. You can contact us at Little Company of Mary, Province Office, 29 Woodpark, Ballinteer Avenue, Dublin 16 or by email:

  2. Personal data processed/collected via the website: We are committed to ensuring that your rights under data privacy laws (including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)) are protected and your personal data are safe and secure. Little Company of Mary, Irish Province is committed to observe the rights of the individuals whose personal data we collect and process via this website.

    1. Cookies: this website does not use any cookies.

    2. Stories and photographs: Personal data are processed on this website in the form of photographs and personal stories. These include the personal stories of our Sisters where they talk about their vocation and life in the Congregation, and photographs of them. We also include the stories and photographs of LCM associates. Associates are a small group of people (friends, family, staff) who want to learn about our Foundress Mary Potter's spirituality, our life, charism and mission. These stories and photographs enhance public awareness of our work and the life of our Congregation. This personal data is processed on the lawful basis of Consent. A Consent Form has been signed by those Sisters and associates whose story and/or photograph is displayed on this website. A person can withdraw their consent at any time (without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal). This personal data is processed within the EEA.

    3. Third party transfers: We use Google Fonts in order to display text in a particular style font on our website. When a website visitor logs on to the website, a request will be made by their device to two resource-specific domains, specifically 2 (two) requests to and 5 (five) requests to These requests involve the transfer of the device’s IP address to those domains in order to serve fonts efficiently. Requests to Google Fonts and Google Fonts API are unauthenticated, do not contain any credentials relating to other Google services such as Gmail, are designed to limit the collection, storage, and use of end-user data to what is needed to serve fonts efficiently. No cookies are sent by website visitors to the Google Fonts API. For further information, please see and

  3. Retention periods: Stories and photographs (as per 2.2 above) will be displayed on the website based on the person’s consent, and they will be removed if/when that person withdraws her/his consent.

  4. Your rights: When you use this website, the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the Data Protection Act 2018, and the ePrivacy Regulation (S.I.336/2011) apply to same. You have the following rights under GDPR:

  • The right to information (Articles 12–14 GDPR);

  • The right to a copy of personal data concerning you (Article 15 GDPR);

  • The right to rectification (Articles 16&19 GDPR);

  • The right of erasure (Articles 17&19 GDPR);

  • The right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR);

  • The right to object to processing of personal data (Article 21 GDPR);

  • The right of restriction (Article 18 GDPR) and,

  • Rights in relation to automated decision making, including profiling (Article 22 GDPR). Please note that we do not undertake automated decision-making via the website.

Little Company of Mary, Irish Province has established internal processes to meet the body’s GDPR obligations and responding to data subject requests and complaints.  For further information, please contact us at If you believe that any personal data we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us as soon as possible at the above address or email us at We will promptly correct any personal data found to be incorrect.

You have the right to make a complaint to the supervisory authority. In Ireland, the Data Protection Commission is the supervisory authority. Their contact details are: Data Protection Commission, Canal House, Station Road, Portarlington, R32 AP23 Co. Laois. Telephone: +353 57 8684800 +353 (0)761 104 800/Lo Call Number 1890 252 231. E-mail:

  1. Links to other websites: Our website may from time to time contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest. However, once you follow a link to any of these websites, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. We are not responsible for those third parties’ sites and such sites are not governed by our Privacy Policy. Please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. You should exercise caution and check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

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Last update: 16th September 2020