St Brigid’s Information and Tracing Service:

Accredited by the Adoption Authority of Ireland, St Brigid’s Information and Tracing Service began operations early in 2017. It provides a professional, free and confidential service to anyone associated with the former St Brigid’s adoption and fostering agency, formerly located in the Coombe, Dublin 8; Iona Road, Dublin 11; Eccles Street, Dublin 7.
The service is now provided from Aylward House, Holy Faith Convent, Glasnevin, D11YEF1 | Tel: 01 8520300 | Email: info@sbits.ie

Please do not post private information on our website, contact social worker directly.

Notice of Closure of St Brigid’s Information and Tracing Services - (November 2021)

St Brigid’s Information and Tracing Service will close permanently on 30th November 2021. The Management Committee of St Brigid’s Information and Tracing Service have made the decision not to apply for reaccreditation by the Adoption Authority in November 2021 and instead to close the service.

St Brigid’s Information and Tracing Service was set up in 2017 as an interim service pending the enactment of Information and Tracing legislation and the planned transfer of files to the appropriate state body.

St Brigid’s Information and Tracing Service are currently in discussions about the transfer of the records, files and applications for information and tracing. Information about the new service provider will be posted here on the conclusion of these discussions.

St Brigid’s Information and Tracing Service will continue to work with existing clients and will endeavour to provide a service to all clients on our current waiting list.

All new applicants who apply for a service after 30th November 2020, will have their names placed on a waiting list and this will be transferred along with the files and records once arrangements are finalised.

 

ST BRIGID’S INFORMATION & TRACING SERVICE
DATA PROTECTION PRIVACY NOTICE

PURPOSE:

Accredited by the Adoption Authority of Ireland, St Brigid’s Information and Tracing Service began operations early in 2017. It provides a professional, free and confidential service to anyone associated with the former St Brigid’s adoption and fostering agency, formerly located in the Coombe, Dublin 8; Iona Road, Dublin 11; Eccles Street, Dublin 7. The service is provided from Aylward House, Holy Faith Convent, Glasnevin, Dublin 11. Our contact details are: Telephone: +353 (0)1 8520300 | Email: info@sbits.ie
 

PRIVACY:
The service is fully private, personal and confidential, delivered by qualified Social Workers accredited and working to CORU standards.

PERSONAL DATA:
The service holds the registers and files compiled from 1857 onwards by St Brigid’s Orphanage and St Brigid’s adoption and fostering agency. These files contain sensitive and personal details of subjects including family, health, fostering and/or adoption information.
These records are processed solely for the purpose of delivering an information and tracing service to subjects.

TRANSFERS:
We may from time-to-time transfer information to The Adoption Authority of Ireland for the purpose of statutory audit or confidential enquiries.
No information is transferred outside of the State or European Union.

RETENTION:
We will retain and preserve all the personal data and records held until the closure of the service on 30th November 2021. At that time all data and records will be transferred to The Adoption Authority of Ireland for long term retention and access.

RIGHTS OF SUBJECTS:
As provided under the Data Protection Act 2018, Subjects have the right of access and correction to their data on application to the society, provided they provide proof of identity.

[March 2021]  Click on link below to download notice

PURPOSE:

Accredited by the Adoption Authority of Ireland, St Brigid’s Information and Tracing Service began operations early in 2017. It provides a professional, free and confidential service to anyone associated with the former St Brigid’s adoption and fostering agency, formerly located in the Coombe, Dublin 8; Iona Road, Dublin 11; Eccles Street, Dublin 7. The service is provided from Aylward House, Holy Faith Convent, Glasnevin, Dublin 11. Our contact details are: Telephone: +353 (0)1 8520300 | Email: info@sbits.ie
 

PRIVACY:
The service is fully private, personal and confidential, delivered by qualified Social Workers accredited and working to CORU standards.

PERSONAL DATA:
The service holds the registers and files compiled from 1857 onwards by St Brigid’s Orphanage and St Brigid’s adoption and fostering agency. These files contain sensitive and personal details of subjects including family, health, fostering and/or adoption information.
These records are processed solely for the purpose of delivering an information and tracing service to subjects.

TRANSFERS:
We may from time-to-time transfer information to The Adoption Authority of Ireland for the purpose of statutory audit or confidential enquiries.
No information is transferred outside of the State or European Union.

RETENTION:
We will retain and preserve all the personal data and records held until the closure of the service on 30th November 2021. At that time all data and records will be transferred to The Adoption Authority of Ireland for long term retention and access.

RIGHTS OF SUBJECTS:
As provided under the Data Protection Act 2018, Subjects have the right of access and correction to their data on application to the society, provided they provide proof of identity.

[March 2021]  Click on link below to download notice