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Policies and Statements

Our Policies and Statements section has all the information you need on how Children's Health Ireland approaches the following areas:

Privacy policy

Children's Health Ireland (CHI) understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. We respect and value the privacy of all our service users and staff. This privacy notice sets out how CHI collect and process personal data in the course of its role as a data controller.

Cookies policy

Our website, (hereinafter: "the website") uses cookies and other related technologies (for convenience all technologies are referred to as "cookies"). Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. In the document below we inform you about the use of cookies on our website.

This Cookie Policy was last updated on November 18, 2021 and applies to citizens and legal permanent residents of the European Economic Area and Switzerland

Healthcare record and personal data requests

You have the right to request access to a copy of your/or your child’s personal data and find out what information is held about you/or your child in CHI on computer and manual records.

You can also make a request for data to CHI under the legislative provisions of General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2016 / Data Protection Act 1988-2018 or the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2014

Green campus & sustainability

Children are one of the most vulnerable populations to the impacts of climate change due to lifetime exposure and physiological differences to adults as they grow and develop.

Diversity and Inclusion

Children's Health Ireland is committed to the provision of a service that is anti-racist and that promotes and celebrates diversity.

Website Accessibility

Children's Health Ireland recognises the importance of ensuring that our site is accessible to everyone and is committed to achieving a minimum of conformance level of Double-A with the WCAG 2.1 (AA level) set by the W3C (the World Wide Web Consortium).

Terms and conditions

Access to this website and its use is governed by the Terms and Conditions set out below. These Terms and Conditions are important and are for your protection and that of Children’s Health Ireland. Please take the time to read them carefully. By proceeding further, you will be deemed to have accepted them.