Plaistow and Kirdford Primary School respects your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data. We comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU -2016/679). We, as a 'data controller' with the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO - Reg. No. Z731771X), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues, ensure that your personal data is processed fairly and kept securely.
ICO Registration number: Z731771X
Date first registered: 24 Jan 2003
Registration expiry date: 23 Jan 2019
Data Protection Officer: School Business Manager
In order to register and use our services, including those on our website, you may need to provide us with some personal data. We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to perform a task in the public interest or for an official function, the information will be held for no longer than is necessary.
We collect certain information or data about you when you use Plaistow and Kirdford Primary School's website, such as standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting this website. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source.
For example, we collect:
- questions, queries or feedback you leave, including your email address if you contact Plaistow and Kirdford Primary School's website
- your email address and subscription preferences when you sign up to our email alerts, and how you use our emails - for example whether you open them and which links you click on
- information on how you use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques
Access to your personal data is limited to employees, contractors and other third parties who provide a service on our behalf. They will only process your personal data on our instruction and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
This data can be viewed by authorised people in Plaistow and Kirdford Primary School and our suppliers, to:
- improve the site by monitoring how you use it
- gather feedback to improve our services, for example our email alerts
- respond to any feedback you send us, if you’ve asked us to
- send email alerts to users who request them
- allow you to access school services and make transactions
- provide you with information about school services if you want it
We have put in place security measures to prevent your personal data from being lost, used or accessed in an un-authorised way, altered or disclosed inappropriately. We have procedures to deal with any suspected breach of the rules about personal data and will notify you and the regulator of a breach where we are required to do so.
Where your data is stored
We store your data on secure servers in the European Economic Area (EEA) and in the U.S.
Data held in the U.S. as part of the hosting service provided by SquareSpace, is protected by the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and details for SquareSpace's certification can be found here.
When you use our website, you agree to your data being stored in this way. Some of our suppliers are based outside the EEA. We have strict controls over how and why your data can be accessed. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this.
When you sign up to our email alerts
As a subscriber to our email alerts, we may contact you from time to time to ask for your feedback on how to improve our email alert service. As a data processor we will use your information to send you email alerts if you request them.
Keeping your data secure
Sending information over the internet is generally not completely secure, and we can’t guarantee the security of your data while it’s in transit. Any data you send is at your own risk. We have procedures and security features in place to keep your data secure once we receive it.
Disclosing your information
We won’t share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and we don’t pass on your details to other websites.
Links to other websites
Plaistow and Kirdford Primary School's website contains links to other websites.
Following a link to another website
Following a link to Our Website from another website
If you require more information about the Department for Education (DfE) store and use your personal data please visit https://www.gov.uk/data-protection-how-we-collect-and-share-research-data
You can find out what information we hold about you, and ask us not to use any of the information we collect.
If you’ve signed up for email alerts, you can unsubscribe or change your settings at any time.
How to Contact us
This policy is based upon information published on the GOV.UK website and is published under the Open Government Licence (OGL). Details can be found at http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/1/open-government-licence.htm