Privacy Policy

Who we are & what activity is referred to in this Privacy Statement

Limerick City & County Library Serviceis responsible for fulfilling the statutory functions of the Council in relation to library services.  Limerick City & County Library Service provides access to reading opportunities, recreational, educational and cultural opportunities and programmes together with access to computing, study and research facilities and local studies websites.  The service is provided via the network of 16 libraries, a mobile library service and a school delivery service.

Limerick Local Studies and the Limerick Local Studies websites are initiatives of Limerick City & County Library Service. Limerick Local Studies provides access to extensive collections of local material and records both in the Local Studies Department and on the Limerick Local Studies websites, and support those studying and researching local history.

What information we collect

Like most websites, Limerick Local Studies websites collect non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. We do this to maintain the quality of the service, to determine what areas of the Limerick Local Studies websites are the most popular and to provide general statistics regarding use of Limerick Local Studies websites. The data may be gathered from our website hosts and Google Analytics.

If you contact Limerick Local Studies with a query and provide contact details, any personal information provided will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, in accordance with Data Protection Acts, 1988, 2003, 2018.

We use cookies to enhance your browsing experience and analyze traffic on the Limerick Local Studies websites. Cookies will only be stored in your browser with your prior consent. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies.

Third party services / External Links

Limerick Local Studies websites occasionally utilises third party services to assist in the delivery of some of our services, e.g. YouTube and provide links to external websites that may be relevant for historical research. When you interact with these sites you may provide information about yourself to those third parties. Limerick City & County Library Service is not responsible for how they collect, use and share your information. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of the websites you choose to link to from Limerick Local Studies, so that you can understand how these websites collect, use and share your information.