Pirton School School is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.

Our website uses cookies. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.
 
What information do we collect?
 
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
 
(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation);
 
(b) information that you provide to us as a registered user;
 
(c) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to any website services, online form submissions, email notifications and/or newsletter subscriptions;
 
(d) any other information that you choose to send to us.

Cookies

A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
 
We may use both "session" cookies and "persistent" cookies on the website. We use session cookies to: keep track of you whilst you navigate the website and we may use persistent cookies to: enable our website to recognise you when you visit. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until manually deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
 
We use Google Analytics to analyse use of our website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.
 
In addition we also use some third party cookies to enhance the user experience when visiting our site. These cookies are listed in the table below and are generated by Google. If you do not accept our request to accept cookies certain pages will not render correctly and pages will not be displayed. 
 
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy", and selecting "Block all cookies" using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.  You can read detailed information about how to control and delete cookies on the About Cookies website
 
In line with Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 our website notifies you that we would like to use cookies and requests your consent for us to do so. You do not have to accept our cookies or you may use your browser to automatically notify and block their use, however this will have a detrimental effect on the way our site operates. If you require further information please visit the Information Commissioner's Office website for further information. 
 
Originating Website Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics _utma These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where vistors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
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Pirton School ccm_cookies_accepted This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies  Since the information that you have accepted is recorded in this cookies it means you don't get prompted to accept cookies each time you visit a new page on our site.
Session Cookie Random 16 pair hex value This cookie is required for our site to operate and is deleted when you close your browser session.
 

Using your personal information

Personal information submitted to us via this website will be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.
 
We may use your personal information to:
 
(a) improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
 
(b) provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
 
(c) enable your use of the services available on the website;
 
(d) send you general (non-marketing) communications;
 
(e) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested.
 
We will not without your express consent provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

Disclosures

We may disclose information about you to insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes as set out in this privacy policy.
 
In addition, we may disclose your personal information:
 
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
 
(b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
 
(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
 
(d) to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.
 
Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties.

Security of your personal information

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall- protected) servers. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet. You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the website).

Policy amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.
 
Third party websites
 
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information, please contact us.  Details of how to contact us
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