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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Notice relates to the privacy practices in connection with the business of the National Dairy Council (“NDC”) and relevant websites. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such. Some technical terms used in this statement are explained at the end of this page. 

Our websites are listed below:

General statement

The NDC fully respects your right to privacy and will not collect any personal information about you on this website or any of our websites without your clear permission. Any personal information which you volunteer to the NDC will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality in accordance with the Data Protections Act 1988 – 2003 and the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) and any enactment thereof or amendment.

Collection and use of personal information

The NDC does not collect any personal data about you on this website or any of our websites, apart from information which you volunteer (for example by e-mailing us directly, by using our online enquiry form or by completing a sign-up for for marketing emails, events or schemes ). Any information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties unless this is clearly explained to you and only for a specific purpose (such as registration for the School Milk Scheme) and is used by the NDC only in line with the purpose for which you provided it. Your personal data may also be anonymised and used for statistical purposes.

Your rights regarding data supplied via this website

You have a right to be given a copy of your personal data which you may have supplied via this or any of our websites. To exercise this right, you must write to the National Dairy Council, Suite 6, The Mall, Beacon Court, Sandyford, Co. Dublin D18 Y640, Ireland or e-mail You should include any personal identifiers which you supplied earlier via the website (e.g. name; address; phone number; e-mail address and the name of the website you used). Your request will be dealt with as soon as possible and will take not more than 30 days to process.

You also have a right to have inaccurate information corrected. If you discover that this office does hold inaccurate information about you, you have a right to instruct the NDC to correct that information. Such an instruction must be in writing or via e-mail. A request will be dealt with as soon as possible and will take not more than 30 days to process.

In certain circumstance you may also request that data which you have supplied via the website be deleted. To exercise this right, you would generally be expected to identify some contravention of data protection law in the manner in which this office processes the data concerned.

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 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.

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 settings to decline cookies if you prefer. To find out how to modify your cookie settings this website will help

Complaints about data processed via the website.

If you are concerned about how personal data are processed via this website, please do not hesitate to bring such concerns to the attention of the NDC at the contact details below:

The National Dairy Council,
Studio 6, The Mall, Beacon Court,
Sandyford, Co. Dublin D18 Y640, Ireland
Telephone: +353 1 290 2451 | Email:

Last updated: 24/04/2023