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The O'Donoghue Society

For all those interested in history and genealogy and whose names are derived from the Gaelic

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Army records
I managed to locate my 3 x Great grandfather(up until then I had hit a brick wall) from his army records. If your Irish ancestor joined the British Army then his records will be at the Public Records Office at Kew, London. Name indexes are now available on the PRO website. Army records can give you a lot of information about your ancestor. They even tell you what he lookedlike.

Privacy Policy

About Us

This is a privacy policy for The O'Donoghue Society. Our homepage on the Web is located at http://www.odonoghue.co.uk. The full text of our privacy policy is available on the Web at http://www.odonoghue.co.uk/TermsAndConditions.html Users may go to www.odonoghue.co.uk for information on how to opt-in or opt-out of use of their information.

We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact us by mail at the following address:

Rod O'Donoghue
30 Canonbury Park South
London, N1 2FN 
United Kigdom

You may contact us by e-mail at rod@odonoghue.co.uk. You may call us at +44 (0) 20 7704 0402.

Dispute Resolution and Privacy Seals

We have the following privacy seals and/or dispute resolution mechanisms. If you think we have not followed our privacy policy in some way, they can help you resolve your concern.

  • The O'Donoghue Society: All informational errors on the site should be emailed to rod@odonoghue.co.uk.

Additional Information

This policy is valid for 1 day from the time that it is loaded by a client.

Data Collection

P3P policies declare the data they collect in groups (also referred to as "statements"). This policy contains 4 data groups. The data practices of each group will be explained seperately.


Group "Basic information"

We collect the following information:

  • Click-stream data
  • HTTP protocol elements
  • Search terms

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.
  • Web site and system administration.
  • Research and development.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Data collected from all Web users: access logs, and search strings (if entered).

Group "Cookies"

We collect the following information:

  • Interactive data

At the user's option, we may also collect the following data:

  • HTTP cookies

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Research and development.
  • One-time tailoring.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Cookies are used to track visitors to our site, so we can better understand what portions of our site best serve you.

Group "Mailing registration"

We collect the following information:

  • Physical contact information
  • Online contact information
  • Demographic data
  • Preference data

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Completion and support of the current activity.
  • Contacting visitors for marketing of services or products.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents. In addition, the following types of entities will receive this information:

  • Delivery services.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

This information is collected so that we can send you valuable and useful information which is relevant to your needs and interests.

Group "Research Information"

At the user's option, we will collect the following data:

  • Third-party individual information
  • User information
  • Physical contact information
  • Online contact information

This data will be used for the following purposes:

  • Historical preservation. The user must opt-in to this usage.
  • Other purposes

    mutual sharing of data to aid research

    The user must opt-in to this usage.

This data will be used by ourselves and our agents.

The following explanation is provided for why this data is collected:

Information that is shared with others in the society

Cookies

Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Web site. A cookie is an element of data that a Web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.

Our site makes use of cookies. Cookies are used for the following purposes:

  • User targeting
  • Research and development

Compact Policy Summary

The compact policy which corresponds to this policy is:

    CP="ALL DSP COR CURa ADMa DEVa TAIa CONa HISi OTPi OUR DELa BUS IND PHY ONL UNI COM NAV INT DEM PRE"

The following table explains the meaning of each field in the compact policy.

Field Meaning
CP= This is the compact policy header; it indicates that what follows is a P3P compact policy.
ALL Access to all collected information is available.
DSP The policy contains at least one dispute-resolution mechanism.
COR Violations of this policy will be corrected.
CURa The data is used for completion of the current activity.
ADMa The data is used for site administration.
DEVa The data is used for research and development.
TAIa The data is used for tailoring the site.
CONa The data is used for contacting the user.
HISi The data is used for historical archival purposes, if the user selects it.
OTPi The data is used for other purposes, if the user selects it.
OUR The data is given to ourselves and our agents.
DELa The data is given to delivery services.
BUS Our business practices specify how long the data will be kept.
IND The data will be kept indefinitely.
PHY Physical contact information is collected.
ONL Online contact information is collected.
UNI Unique identifiers are collected.
COM Computer information is collected.
NAV Navigation and clickstream data is collected.
INT Interactive data is collected.
DEM Demographic and socioeconomic data is collected.
PRE Preference information is collected.

The compact policy is sent by the Web server along with the cookies it describes. For more information, see the P3P deployment guide at http://www.w3.org/TR/p3pdeployment.


Policy Evaluation

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 will evaluate this policy's compact policy whenever it is used with a cookie. The actions IE will take depend on what privacy level the user has selected in their browser (Low, Medium, Medium High, or High; the default is Medium. In addition, IE will examine whether the cookie's policy is considered satisfactory or unsatisfactory, whether the cookie is a session cookie or a persistent cookie, and whether the cookie is used in a first-party or third-party context. This section will attempt to evaluate this policy's compact policy against Microsoft's stated behavior for IE6.

Note: this evaluation is currently experimental and should not be considered a substitute for testing with a real Web browser.

Unsatisfactory policy: this compact policy is considered unsatisfactory according to the rules defined by Internet Explorer 6. The behavior of Internet Explorer 6 regarding cookies set under this compact policy is as follows:

  First-party usage Third-party usage
Persistent Cookies
  • Low: Policy satisfactory at this level; cookies will be accepted.
  • Medium: Opt-out is not provided for all unsatisfactory purposes and recipients, so the cookie will be downgraded to a session cookie.
  • Medium High: No opt-out is provided, so the cookie will be blocked.
  • High: Since opt-in is not required, the cookie will be blocked.
  • Low: Opt-out is not provided for all unsatisfactory purposes and recipients, so the cookie will be downgraded to a session cookie.
  • Medium: Opt-out is not provided for all unsatisfactory purposes and recipients, so the cookie will be blocked.
  • Medium High: Since opt-in is not required, the cookie will be blocked.
  • High: Since opt-in is not required, the cookie will be blocked.
Session Cookies
  • Low: Policy satisfactory at this level; cookies will be accepted.
  • Medium: Policy satisfactory at this level; cookies will be accepted.
  • Medium High: Policy satisfactory at this level; cookies will be accepted.
  • High: Since opt-in is not required, the cookie will be blocked.
  • Low: Policy satisfactory at this level; cookies will be accepted.
  • Medium: Opt-out is not provided for all unsatisfactory purposes and recipients, so the cookie will be blocked.
  • Medium High: Since opt-in is not required, the cookie will be blocked.
  • High: Since opt-in is not required, the cookie will be blocked.
A policy which is considered unsatisfactory by Internet Explorer 6 contains certain categories of data which are used or shared in a particular manner. This policy is placed in the unsatisfactory category, because the following categories of data are associated with this policy's cookies:
  • Physical contact information is collected.
  • Online contact information is collected.

In addition, the data is used in the following manner, marking the policy as unsatisfactory:

  • The data is used for contacting the user.
  • The data is used for other purposes, if the user selects it.

Note that allowing an opt-out will make this policy acceptable under the Low and Medium settings, and under Medium High for first-party cookie usage. At the High setting, and at the Medium High setting for third-party cookies, all of these data uses must be opt-in for the policy to be considered satisfactory.