Privacy policy

This policy sets out how the Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust uses and protects any information that you give when using any school website part of the trust. Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain personal information please be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this policy.

Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust may change this policy by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Information Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust may collect

  • Name and or business name
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcodes

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Internal record keeping

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • From time to time we may contact you by email, phone or mail.
  • We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Website Cookies

A cookie, also known as a browser cookie or web cookie, is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser while a user is browsing a website. They are used by us to help our users navigate our websites efficiently and perform certain functions. Due to their core role of enhancing or enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain parts of this website.

How we use cookies

Any school website part of the Shireland Collegiate Academy Trust may use Google Analytics, a service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about the visitors to a website. To gather statistical information, Google Analytics use ‘performance cookies’. These cookies collect anonymous information about how visitors use websites, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, whether they have been to the site before and how long they remain on each page. These cookies do not collect personal data. The information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous and only used to improve how a website works.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites

Our website may occasionally offer links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.