Privacy Policy

AONTAS Privacy Policy

This notice relates to our privacy practices in connection with this website ( This privacy notice does not cover other websites that we link to from this site. If you have questions about how a site uses your information, you will need to check that site’s privacy statement.

Who we are

AONTAS is the Irish National Adult Learning Organisation. As an umbrella body committed to advocating and lobbying for the development of a quality service for adult learners and promoting the value and benefits of lifelong learning, AONTAS works on behalf of its almost 500 strong membership and regards them as a key resource which provides the organisation with a grassroots, authentic understanding of adult and community education practice and learner perspective. To effectively carry out our everyday functions and activities and to provide the services defined by our organisation, AONTAS needs to collect personal information.

Your right to privacy

We fully respect your right to privacy. Any personal information that you volunteer to AONTAS will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018  and the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (EU 2016/680). Any information you provide is used by AONTAS only in line with the purpose for which you provided it. Your personal data may also be anonymised and used for statistical purposes.


Our website uses cookies to collect information. They are small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a website. Cookies can be read by the website on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or a unique identification number so that the web site can "remember" you on your return visit. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the website.

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Updated: 25th May 2018