Although data regulations changed on 25 May 2018, our commitment to protecting your details will never change.
We want you to know that we take privacy very seriously. We always manage your details responsibly and take great care to keep them safe and secure.
We store and sometimes transfer your information to other authorities so that we can operate effectively as a school and be able to positively implement our duty of care for the school community. Under data regulations, we are lawfully able to do this to carry out tasks in the public interest and as part of our legal obligation.
We are being more transparent so that you know more about the personal information we hold. We have completed an information audit (located on our website) so you can see this information. Further information is also included in our data protection policy and privacy notices.
You have rights under data protection regulations, and we would like you to know what they are:
- a right of access to a copy of the information comprised in your personal data. However, we may consider applying an exemption to some information where our duties maybe potentially compromised.
- a right to object to processing that is likely to cause or is causing damage or distress;
- a right to prevent processing for direct marketing;
- a right to object to decisions being taken by automated means unless we have an overriding legitimate reason to continue;
- a right in certain circumstances to have inaccurate personal data rectified, blocked, erased, or destroyed.
- a right to claim compensation for damages caused by a breach of the Act.
If you would like to make any requests, think your data has been misused or it is not secure, you should contact us:
Data Protection Controller, the Principal, who may delegate their duty to other employees.
Data Protection Officer, Ruth Hawker, Plumsun Ltd
If you’re unhappy with our response or if you need any advice you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).
ICO helpline, Telephone: 0303 123 1113
Privacy Notice – School Website Users
Last updated: 21st May 2018
Silverstone UTC. We operate https://www.utc-silverstone.co.uk (The Site)
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site.
We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information Collection And Use
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally, identifiable information may include but is not limited to your name (“Personal Information”).
We hold and store confidential information for our school community
We are registered with the Information Commissioners Office. You can find us and the data we hold by visiting: https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/what-we-do/register-of-data-controllers/
Our data protection policy and information audit (personal information we hold is also accessible on our website).
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”).
This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor, and analyse general usage of the school site.
We will not use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing, or promotional materials. However, we may contact you to ask if you would like to be included in our contacts list.
Cookies are files with a small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
This Privacy Notice for Website Users is effective as of 21st May 2018 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.
We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Notice for Website Users at any time and you should check this Privacy Notice periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Notice on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications of the Privacy Notice.
If we make any material changes to this Privacy Notice, we will notify you by placing a prominent notice on our website.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice, please contact us.