Website Privacy Statement & Cookie Statement.

Read DL is committed to protecting your privacy in line with applicable data protection legislation, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation and the policies that we follow to protect your data. This Privacy Statement explains what information we obtain and process through your usage of our website ( and how we use this data to optimise our website content for you. 

Read DL is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites that may be accessed through the Read Donegal website. Therefore, we encourage visitors to consult the privacy statements of individual sites to satisfy yourself as to the adequacy of the practices of linked websites. 


This website is hosted by N56, a company that specialises in website and app development. Anything that is uploaded on to the server can be accessed by them, however this is publicly viewable data, with consent given by the data subjects prior to publication. 


This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to Read Donegal’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy. Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers. There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies.

Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

You can disable any or all of the cookies we use via your web browser preferences but disabling certain cookies will prevent our sites from offering functionality you want to use. We use Cookies as follows:

  • To measure traffic to our website, we use Google Analytics, which uses cookies to monitor traffic to the site
  • This site also uses Google reCAPTCHA for spam protection.

The site includes functionality provided by third parties.  For example, when you visit a page with content embedded from, Google, Twitter, YouTube or Facebook, these service providers may set their own cookies on your web browser. For example, Facebook sets cookies via our website if you ‘like’ one of the posts on our site and twitter sets cookies via our website if you “tweet” one of the posts on our site.

As these are third party providers, we do not control the use of these cookies and cannot access them. You should check the third party websites for more information about these cookies.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics for the purposes of analysing web traffic, as well as Google reCAPTCHA for spam protection. The following links will give you further information on how this is done and how you can opt out of such tracking. 

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Social Media Sharing and Integration (3rd party)

We use Facebook and Twitter functionality within this site so that you can share items of interest, or become a follower of our Social Media Profiles. You can find out more about Facebook’s and Twitter’s Cookie use here: 

We also sometimes use video embedding, like YouTube or Vimeo (3rd party) to enhance your experience of content on our site. You can find out about YouTube’s and Vimeo’s Cookie policy here: