Privacy Policy

Please find below a copy of our Privacy Policy


The Old Station Nursery – Privacy Policy


This privacy policy explains how The Old Station Nursery uses and protects information that you give when you use this website. (For details about our Data Protection Policy see the link at the bottom of this page).

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using The Old Station Nursery website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement and the current GDPR specification.

We may change this policy from time to time and will update this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

This policy is effective from 15/02/2021.


1. What data do we collect?

2. What do we do with the data we collect?

3. How we keep your data secure

 4. How we use cookies

5. Links to other websites

6. Controlling your personal information

7. Changes to our privacy policy

8. How to contact us

    1. What data do we collect?


    We may collect the following information:


    • Your name and the name of your child/children
    • Contact information including email address
    • Your postcode
    • Comments

      When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. 

    An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment. If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. 

    Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

    2. What do we do with the data we collect?


    The data that we collect is so that we can understand your requirements and provide you with a better service.

    This information also supports our internal record keeping.

    We may use the information provided to us, to improve the services we offer for our parents and children.

    We may also periodically send promotional emails containing information that we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided to us.

    From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes which will either by email, phone or mail.

    We may also this information to customise the website according to your interests.

    3. How we keep your data secure

    We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure.

    In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


    4. How we use cookies 

    A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive.

    Once you agree, the file is added to your computer. This cookie helps analyse web traffic.

    Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.

    The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

    We use traffic log cookies for our own web analytics. This provides us with information such as, what pages are being viewed. Cookies help us to identify which pages are being used. It also helps us understand our web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.

    We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

    The use of cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

    You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

    5. Links to other websites


    Our website contains links to other websites of interest, such as MyNurseryPal, and the Education Authority. Our blog posts may also link to sites that contain useful information. 

    However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.

    Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.

    6. Controlling your personal information

    You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

    If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to us or emailing us at

    We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

    If you have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

    7. Changes to our privacy policy

    We keep our privacy policy under regular review and put any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 15th February 2021.

    8. How to contact us

    You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 2018. 

    If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to The Old Station Nursery, 92 Church Street, Dromore, BT25 1AA, or sending an email to the proprietor, Mrs Carolyn McDonald at:

    If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

    If you wish to view our Data Protection Policy related to the Nursery, please download a copy below.

    Get in touch

    Ask us anything, we love talking about our Nursery.

    The Old Station Nursery
    92 Church Street
    County Down


    Opening hours
    Mon-Fri: 07.15 - 18.00

    t. 028 9269 8689