ImageBank Privacy Policy

Imagebank is part of the Scoilnet website. This privacy policy describes how Imagebank treats the personal information of our users and contributors. 

What This Privacy Policy Covers
This privacy policy pertains to the use of the Imagebank web site at It covers how Imagebank treats personal information that Imagebank collects and receives. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address or email address. 

Information Collection and How it is Used
Imagebank collects personal information when you register with us to add photos to the Imagebank library. When you register we ask for your name and email address and certain optional information such as your school address. 
Imagebank automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, cookie, and the page you request.
Imagebank uses information for the following general purposes: identification and authentication, services improvement, research and anonymous reporting.

IP Addresses
IP Addresses are automatically reported by your browser each time you view a web page. Your IP address is stored in our user registration databases when you register with Imagebank.

IP addresses may be used for various purposes, including:

  • To diagnose or service technology problems reported by our users or engineers that are associated with the IP addresses controlled by a specific web company or ISP.
  • To estimate the total number of users visiting Imagebank from specific geographical regions.

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, that is sent to your browser from a website's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive.

You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. If you reject all cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of the Imagebank website.
Imagebank uses its own cookies for a number of purposes, including to:
o Access your information when you "sign in".
o Keep track of any photos assigned to your Lightbox.
o Estimate and report our total audience size and traffic. 

Imagebank does NOT let other companies access their cookies on your computer.

Information Sharing and Disclosure
When you add a photo, your Username or alias that you are posting under is visible to other users.
Imagebank does not rent or sell your personal information. 
No personally identifiable information will ever be used without your permission (i.e., we will ask you for a quote or testimonial).
When you register with us, your personal information and other data will be stored and processed in the Republic of Ireland and this information may be subject to the laws of these jurisdictions.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
Imagebank may update this policy at any time for any reason. If there are any significant changes to how we handle personal information we will send a notice to the primary email address specified in your Imagebank sign-in or by placing a prominent notice on our site.

If you have questions or suggestions please use the Contact Us form or you can get in touch directly:

National Centre for Technology in Education,
Dublin City University,
Dublin 9,
Tel. +353 0 700 8200
Email. (replace -at- with @)


Effective Date: October 2006.