Privacy Notice

1. General Privacy Notice

Shercock Credit Union is committed to respecting the privacy rights of all visitors to our public website. The following Privacy Notice (“Notice”) describes information practices and the choices you can make about the way your personal information is collected and utilised. This Notice does not apply to information we may collect and use offline or through other sources.

Scope and Consent

By visiting our Sites, you agree to accept the practices described in this Notice and consent to the collection, use, disclosure, and retention of the personal information you provide.

Information We Collect

Shercock Credit Union respects the privacy of visitors to our website and as such, you may browse our website without providing any personal information. Should you choose to contact us or communicate with one of our departments through our website, such as customer service, sales or technical services, you will be asked to provide certain personal information. Examples of the type of information that may be requested include your name and e-mail address.

Automatic Information Collected by Shercock Credit Union

Shercock Credit Union may collect anonymous information from visits to our sites through the use of “web beacons” or “cookies”. Web beacons are objects embedded in a web page allowing a party on the server side to identify whether a user has viewed a specific web page. We may use this data to analyse trends and statistics to improve your online experience or customer service. A cookie is a small file that the website places on your computer for future identification purposes. Through the use of cookies, we may also collect and analyse the IP address used to connect your computer to the internet; computer and connection information such as your browser type and version; operating system and platform; and purchase history web beacons and cookies do not contain or transmit any personally identifiable information from your computer to our website. Please note that if you provide personal information on our website, our systems may retroactively link your past activity on the site to the personal information provided.

Most browsers are programmed to accept cookies or other similar technologies to collect non-personal information. You may set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, providing you the opportunity to accept or decline it. Declining a cookie, or similar technology, may affect your ability to use certain features on our services. You may stop accepting cookies from a particular website, or by changing your browser’s settings, which are usually found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu. You may also visit for instructions, by browser type, regarding how to control your cookies’ settings within your browser.

Disclosure of Personal Information by Shercock Credit Union

Shercock Credit Union is the sole owner of the information collected on our Sites and will use the information internally for marketing and administration purposes, in the fulfillment of our service commitment to you, as legally required under the law, and for any other purpose for which you submitted personal information to us. Shercock Credit Union may share your information with affiliates, subsidiaries and related companies as necessary to fulfill transactions that you initiate, or as otherwise described in this Notice. We will never sell or share your personal information with any unrelated third party except as described in this Notice.

Law Enforcement and Protection of Users

Shercock Credit Union will release personally identifiable information to third parties and organisations when we believe it is appropriate for us to do so to comply with the law. We will also do so to cooperate with law enforcement investigations, comply with court orders or subpoenas, and protect our legal rights and the legal rights of our users, or when we believe it is needed for fraud protection and/or credit risk reduction.

Links to Third Party Sites

Shercock Credit Union Sites contain certain links to third party sites, such as partners and news organizations. Shercock Credit Union is not responsible or liable for the privacy practices or content found on these sites. We suggest that you check the privacy notice of each site you visit.


Shercock Credit Union takes precautions, including administrative, technical and physical measures to safeguard your personal information against theft, loss and misuse, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.  Your personal information is safely stored behind our firewall.


Shercock Credit Union gives you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us. If you no longer wish to receive communications from us you may opt-out by emailing from the email address that you no longer want to receive these communications at or by clicking on the Unsubscribe button at the bottom of these communications.

Changes to this Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice may change from time to time and the use of information which we gather now is subject to this Notice as modified. Please check this page periodically as you continue to use our website to see if any changes have been made. If you visit our website your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Notice.

Privacy Questions

If you have questions or concerns about Shercock Credit Union’s Privacy Policy or data processing, please do not hesitate to contact us at

2. Privacy Statement

This statement relates to our privacy practices in connection with We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. Any external links to other websites are clearly identified as such. Any exchange of information with third party websites is not covered by this Privacy Statement and users are encouraged to review the privacy statement of any third party before submitting personal information.

Shercock Credit Union fully respects your privacy and will not collect any personal information about you without your consent. Any information you volunteer, for example by email or through online feedback forms, will not be made available to third parties, and is used by Shercock Credit Union only in line with the purpose for which you provided it. Personal data may be anonymised and used for statistical purposes. In certain circumstances we may be obliged to disclose personal information relating to you to third parties in order to comply with requirements of law.

If at any time you decide that you no longer wish us to hold the personal information provided, or in case that the information changes or becomes inaccurate, you should notify us by phone, email or post using the contact details on this website and we will remove or rectify the information as soon as practicable and in any event within 40 days of a written request being received.

We take our security responsibilities seriously, employing the most appropriate physical and technical measures, including staff training and awareness and we review these measures regularly.

1. Who We are
We are Shercock Credit union Limited (“we” or “us”). We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This statement sets out the basis on which any of your personal data is processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we treat it.
We are a data controller for the purpose of the Irish Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 (“Acts”).
Full contact details are available on the home page of this website.

2. Information we may collect about you
We may collect and process the following information about you:
• Information provided at the time of registering to use our online credit union services if we are a provider of this service.
• Information that you or others provide by filling in forms on our website or which you or they otherwise provide to us.
• Any instructions we accept from you or transactions we undertake to which you are a party, whether through our website, branches or otherwise.
• If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
• Telephone calls may be recorded. This is to verify your information, for our staff training, regulatory and for service quality purposes.
• Information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

3. Use of Cookies
We may obtain information about your general Internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Some of the cookies we use are essential for the Website to operate.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be to access all or parts of our website.

You can also block non-essential cookies or control your cookie experience and withdraw cookie consent on our cookie policy page.

4. Changes to our Privacy Statement
Any changes we may make to our privacy statement in the future will be posted on this page.

5. Contact us
Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy statement are welcomed and should be addressed to,