Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Killeeshil & Clonaneese Historical Society uses and protects any information that you give the Society and or when you use this website. The Society is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.


The Society may change this policy over time and you should check this page regularly for any changes. This policy is effective from 12/05/2015.


What we collect

We collect the following information:

  • Contact information such as Name, postal address, email address,  telephone number and dates and amounts of membership payments and donations

  • Membership payments, donations etc. received through this website are handled by PayPal. A record is kept of such transactions and these assist the Society in its compliance with keeping appropriate financial records in accordance with UK Law. The Society has NO ACCESS to members, donators Bank Account Information or Credit / Debit Card details

  • Anonymous website analytics statistics

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping and to comply with UK Law and the terms of the Society's registration as a charity (No. 100418) with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland.

  • Limiting Access to certain information on the Society’s website to paying members only by use of a username and password

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.


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.


How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added, and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. 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 to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage 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.


Overall, 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.


Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over other websites. 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 policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement/policy applicable to the website in question.


Controlling your personal information

  • 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

  • You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which comes into effect on 25 May 2018. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:

    Killeeshil & Clonaneese Historical Society
    The Killymaddy Centre
    190 Ballygawley Road
    Co Tyrone
    BT70 1TF

  • 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.