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Privacy, Cookie Law and Security

We are committed to protecting your privacy and we comply with the data protection laws applicable to the UK. This Privacy Policy outlines how your personal information is treated.

We monitor visitors on our websites and may use this data to improve our website performance.

We collect information about your IP address which may be used to detect the organisation or ISP connecting to the site and an approximate geographic location.

If you have a user account on the site you may be identified as having visited the site by virtue of either clicking through on emails, logging in or registering to use the website.

How we collect information

We collect information in two ways:

  • Directly from you, for example
    • When you fill in a form or purchase something from us.
    • When you email, call or write to us for further information.
  • Indirectly from you.
    • When you visit this site.
    • When you respond to one of our emails or mailings.

What Information do we collect?

We collect directly your name, address, telephone & email details, plus any other information in the online form.

Indirectly we record which pages on the site you visit, and which emails or mailings you respond to.

Why do we collect it?

To enable us to gather up to date and correct information about you and your child as part of our role as a school.

To provide communications such as emails which are relevant and of interest to you.

To improve this site by determining how it is being used, and which areas are relevant or not.

Sharing Information

We will not share your personal details such as name, address, email, telephone etc, with any organization other than our own.

Security

We will take every precaution to protect your personal information.

If you have a user account you must not share your password. Your passwords and the answers to any secret questions are your responsibility, and must not be disclosed to any third party. This is also important for your own protection. We cannot accept responsibility for any unauthorised access or loss of personal information that is beyond our control.

Our website contains links to other websites, you should be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices on other sites.

Cookies

This web site uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience and to deliver appropriate content to you. By continuing to browse this site you are consenting to the use of these cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit websites. We use cookies to ensure we give you the best experience on our website
How do cookies work?

The information stored by cookies allows people to use the details to tailor pages specific to users, or the page can use the data in the cookie to carry information from one visit to the website or related site to the next.

Cookies only use data that has been volunteered by the user or that a webserver already has stored.

Which cookies are we using?

There are cookies present on this site that relate to Google Analytics and the browsing session itself.

Web Analytics

We use Google Analytics for the purpose of monitoring website performance but at no point will Google Analytics be used to track or collect personally identifiable information of visitors to the site.

We may also collect information about Your IP address which may be used to detect the organisation or ISP connecting to the site.

If you have a user account you may be identified as having visited the site by virtue of either clicking through on emails, logging in or registering to use the service.

Disabling Google Analytics

Google Analytics can be disabled across all websites by going to http://tools.Google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

How can these cookies be disabled?

Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.aboutcookies.org

Subject access requests

You have the right to see what personal data we hold about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please write to us at sar@ellesmere.leicester.sch.uk

You also have the right to inform us if any of it is inaccurate so that we can correct it, or to delete your data.

Report a data protection breach

If you believe we are in breach of the data protection regulations you can send an anonymous report by completing the form below.