CHILD PROTECTION POLICY
FINGAL ACADEMY OF MUSIC recognises that the safety and welfare of children and young people is of paramount importance and is committed to taking every appropriate step to ensure the safety and well-being of the children and young people with whom we engage, regardless of class, gender, race, creed, age or ability. We practice a 'zero-tolerance' policy with regard to abuse, intimidation, bullying (physical or emotional), racism, and sexist behaviour directed towards children and young people. We acknowledge the right of children and young people to be treated with respect at all times, to be listened to and to have their views taken into consideration in matters that affect them.
Please note that we are bound by Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children and the Children First Act 2015 to record any matters of serious concern to Tusla, the National Agency for Child Protection in Ireland.
New data protection rules known as the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) came into effect on the 25th May 2018. We value your privacy and are committed to handling your personal data in accordance with applicable laws. In becoming a member of Fingal Academy of Music, the student / parent consents to their contact information being used for correspondence purposes in relation to school activities & updates, reminders for fees and payments and any other business relating to their membership of Fingal Academy of Music. Personal information will not be used, disclosed or processed in any manner incompatible with the purpose for which it was obtained. Your information is held under the legitimate interest section of the GDPR. We keep all confidential information filed securely and will never share your information with a third party without your prior consent.