Privacy Policy

Lough Derg adheres to the highest possible levels of privacy of information.

This privacy policy outlines our procedures on the collection and use of information. It governs the manner in with Lough Derg collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the website (“Site”). Personal Identification Information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, shop on the site, make a donation, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information by the service provider ‘Stripe’ [Stripe privacy policy is available online and is in compliance with GDPR] on the donations and shopping cart. We will collect personal identification information for Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personal identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

As part of routine administration, Lough Derg collects statistical information via the Site such as page view and browser statistics. Where possible these are collected anonymously.

Routine administration both online and offline for the process of services and orders, Lough Derg collects the following;

Biographical data; name, address, contact phone number and email.

Payment data in relation to the processing of shop purchase, Annual Draw tickets and donations.

Interaction with us – recorded details of those interactions in relation to any of the Lough Derg products/services; annual draw, donations.

Non-personal Identification Information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilised and other similar information.

Requests to access personal details collected by Lough Derg can be made via email to  or Prior, Lough Derg, Pettigo, Co Donegal, F94 PC60. Lough Derg makes every effort to ensure that such details are always correct and up-to-date, and will amend any inaccuracies or changes to details on request.

Lough Derg does not retain personal information longer than is necessary for the purposes of compliance with the law and routine administration and pilgrim records.

Lough Derg keeps personal information on controlled systems. Proof of identify will be required before information is released to any person. Lough Derg typically communicates with its clients through a combination of phone, written and email correspondence.

Changes to this privacy policy

Lough Derg has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree with this policy, please do not use this site. If you are user of this site and have any issues you wish to discuss further our privacy policy please contact Prior, Lough Derg, Pettigo, Co Donegal, F94 PC60 or

About Cookies

This Site uses cookies to optimize user experience. Acknowledgement and acceptance of these cookies will be expressly provided by clicking on the cookie banner presented when visiting the site.

Cookies are used for a variety of reasons. Cookies obtain information about preferences of our visitors and to allow Lough Derg to provide personalised content or present product and service information based on previous behaviour on the site. They also enable Lough Derg to analyse Site traffic.
Cookies are pieces of information a web site can send to your computer’s browser for record-keeping purposes. Lough Derg uses cookies to ascertain which web pages are visited and how often, to make the web site more user friendly, and to provide a better experience when visitors return to the website. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you do not have to accept them. To disable cookies, you should access the ‘help’ tab on your browser or read the information that came with your browser software. However, your visit to our website will be significantly enhanced if cookies are not disabled.

This Privacy Notice and Cookie Policy was last updated on October 2020

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