Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) personal data is defined as:
“any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ('data subject'); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person”.
At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:
Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.
Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.
Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.
Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply to have a right to restrict the processing.
Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.
Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.
Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.
Right to judicial review: in the event that Organisation Name refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. You have the right to complain as outlined our contact details below.
Who are Grangetown Primary School?
Grangetown Primary School is a friendly, welcoming learning community committed to creating the best possible educational experience for every child.
From the moment they enter our school we believe that each step of every child’s education is as important as the one before. We strive to provide inspiring and memorable learning experiences throughout their learning journey.
We recognise that children learn in different ways and that they learn best when their emotions are engaged. Learning should be fun, creative and allow the children to experience a diverse range of enriching activities in order to broaden their horizons and raise their aspirations.
Through these experiences we believe that our pupils will become happy, secure responsible young people who have a sense of belonging to our community, which in turn is proud of them.
We want to foster and develop positive relationships and clear communication between parents, pupils and staff. We provide a warm welcome and a listening ear to parents and pupils views and concerns. We place a high importance on positive social behaviour and respect for each other which we see as a crucial component of their whole education.
We aim to…
Provide a safe haven for our pupils a place where they feel safe, secure, cared for and wanted;
Provide high quality creative education;
Provide a wide range of experiences for our pupils to enjoy and take part in;
Provide an enriching, fun and creative curriculum which captures the children’s imagination;
Provide an environment where children will thrive and become independent, confident learners;
Foster cultural awareness and respect for people from different backgrounds and cultures;
Provide a place where everyone shines with possibility and reaches their full potential.
Provide an extended curriculum of memorable experiences which develop from year to year.
Provide an environment which promotes and develops resilience and independence
What does Grangetown Primary School collection your information for?
We obtain information about you when you use our website.
We collect information on your child/children to educate them in a secure, safe and nurturing environment. We address any specific needs your child/children may have to make their learning experience the best it possibly can be.
We also collect parental information to keep you informed of your child’s/children’s progress in school as well as opportunities that may present themselves during the academic year.
We also collect information when you voluntarily complete surveys, undertake enquiries on our website, log requests with us, provide feedback to us and participate in any events we may hold.
How does Grangetown Primary School use your information?
In order for us to provide your child/children with the best experience at Lingfield Education Trust we need to collect personal data to enable us to educate your child/children under the requirements set by The Department of Education and the Education Funding Agency. All information relating to your child/children is used to enhance their personalised learning goals and if additional support is required for SEN or health-related matters.
Data relating to a person(s) of parental responsibilities is used to keep them informed of their child’s/children’s progress and for emergency purposes.
In any event, we are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose, and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.
What about marketing?
In terms of being contacted for marketing purposes Grangetown Primary School would contact you for additional consent.
We are really proud of the things we do at our school and we are keen to tell people about the wonderful things we do. We would like to send you information about our news and services which may be of interest to you. If you have consented to receive marketing, you may opt out at a later date. You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your information to third parties. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please contact us immediately.
Will Grangetown Primary School share my personal data with anyone else?
We may pass your personal data on to third-party service providers contracted to Grangetown Primary School in the course of dealing with you. Any third parties that we may share your data with are obliged to keep your details securely, and to use them only to fulfil the service they provide you on our behalf. When they no longer need your data to fulfil this service, they will dispose of the details in line with Grangetown Primary School’s procedures. If we wish to pass your sensitive personal data onto a third party we will only do so once we have obtained your consent, unless we are legally required to do otherwise.
How will Grangetown Primary School use the personal data it collects about me?
Grangetown Primary School will process (collect, store and use) the information you provide in a manner compatible with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary. Grangetown Primary School is required to retain certain information in accordance with the law, such as information needed for income tax and audit purposes. How long certain kinds of personal data should be kept may also be governed by specific government requirements, business-sector requirements and agreed practices. Personal data may be held in addition to these periods depending on individual business needs.
Under what circumstances will Grangetown Primary School contact me?
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.
What is the information you have on me is inaccurate?
Our aim is not to be intrusive, and we undertake not to ask irrelevant or unnecessary questions. Moreover, the information you provide will be subject to rigorous measures and procedures to minimise the risk of unauthorised access or disclosure.
Can I find out the personal data that the organisation holds about me?
Grangetown Primary School at your request, can confirm what information we hold about you and how it is processed. If Grangetown Primary School does hold personal data about you, you can request the following information:
Identity and the contact details of the person or organisation that has determined how and why to process your data. In some cases, this will be a representative in the EU.
Contact details of the data protection officer, where applicable.
The purpose of the processing as well as the legal basis for processing.
If the processing is based on the legitimate interests of Grangetown Primary Schooler a third party, information about those interests.
The categories of personal data collected, stored and processed.
Recipient(s) or categories of recipients that the data is/will be disclosed to.
If we intend to transfer the personal data to a third country or international organisation, information about how we ensure this is done securely. The EU has approved sending personal data to some countries because they meet a minimum standard of data protection. In other cases, we will ensure there are specific measures in place to secure your information.
How long the data will be stored.
Details of your rights to correct, erase, restrict or object to such processing.
Information about your right to withdraw consent at any time.
How to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
Whether the provision of personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract, as well as whether you are obliged to provide the personal data and the possible consequences of failing to provide such data.
The source of personal data if it wasn’t collected directly from you.
Any details and information of automated decision making, such as profiling, and any meaningful information about the logic involved, as well as the significance and expected consequences of such processing.
What forms of ID will I need to provide in order to access this?
Grangetown Primary School accepts the following forms of ID when information on your personal data is requested such as:
utility bill (from last 3 months)
Contact details of the Data Protection Officer (DPO):
Types of cookies we use
We use the following types of cookies:
strictly necessary cookies – these are essential in to enable you to move around the websites and use their features. Without these cookies the services you have asked for, such as registering for an account, cannot be provided.
functionality cookies – these cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide more personal features. For instance, a functional cookie can be used to remember the volume level you prefer to use when watching videos on our websites. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
First Party Cookies
This tests whether the device is suppressing cookies
This cookie is used to remember whether you wish to view the cookie notice or not.
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 website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
Cookies are used by WooCommerce in a variety of ways.
Cookies depend on specific features that are enabled on a store. The cookies are active when a user interacts with one of these features or to allow admin functions to be performed from within the store’s dashboard (/wp-admin).
Details are provided in tables below, listing various cookies that are set for users of stores with the WooCommerce plugin installed.
Store front end:
Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.
Helps WooCommerce determine when cart contents/data changes.
Contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer.
Stores a randomly-generated anonymous ID. This is only used within the dashboard (/wp-admin) area and is used for usage tracking, if enabled.
Web Application Firewall Cookies
To help you understand which cookies the Wordfence plugin sets, when installed on your WordPress site, we have provided the guide below. Wordfence currently sets three cookies and we explain what each cookie does, who will have the cookie set, and why the cookie helps secure your site.
What it does: This cookie is used by the Wordfence firewall to perform a capability check of the current user before WordPress has been loaded.
Who gets this cookie: This is only set for users that are able to log into WordPress.
How this cookie helps: This cookie allows the Wordfence firewall to detect logged in users and allow them increased access. It also allows Wordfence to detect non-logged in users and restrict their access to secure areas. The cookie also lets the firewall know what level of access a visitor has to help the firewall make smart decisions about who to allow and who to block.
What it does: This cookie is used to notify the Wordfence admin when an administrator logs in from a new device or location.
Who gets this cookie: This is only set for administrators.
How this cookie helps: This cookie helps site owners know whether there has been an admin login from a new device or location.
What it does: Wordfence offers a feature for a site visitor to bypass country blocking by accessing a hidden URL. This cookie helps track who should be allowed to bypass country blocking.
Who gets this cookie: When a hidden URL defined by the site admin is visited, this cookie is set to verify the user can access the site from a country restricted through country blocking. This will be set for anyone who knows the URL that allows bypass of standard country blocking. This cookie is not set for anyone who does not know the hidden URL to bypass country blocking.
How this cookie helps: This cookie gives site owners a way to allow certain users from blocked countries, even though their country has been blocked.
Third Party Cookies
Some links and resources are provided below to assist your understanding of the types of cookies you may encounter.
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These cookies are used by Google to track how many people are using their maps
YouTube may still set cookies on the user’s computer once the visitor clicks on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
Any changes we may make to our Cookie Statement in the future will be posted on this page.
Last Updated: 12/02/21
We regard your privacy as important and any personal information you give to us will be used in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations.
We do not store personal information about individuals who visit this site except where they provide contact information via our contact us page and contact forms available on various pages throughout the website.
Any information you provide will only be used for the reasons specified and it will not be shared with any third party without your consent, unless required by law.
Your contact details are kept securely and are only accessed by authorised members of staff as part of the provision of school services. If you do not wish us to keep this contact information please tell us.
This website uses Google Analytics which provides statistical data about the usage of the site. This information is not used to identify individuals, but is collected to provide us with an understanding of the areas of interest on our site and how our site is being used.
If you are connected to the internet you will have an IP Address. This may take the form of a figure, such as 333.333.22.1. The address will be automatically collected and logged as part of the connection of your computer to our web server and may be used to determine the total number of visits to each part of the site. This data is not collected and used for other purposes.
This website contains links to other websites. The School is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites or organisations and recommends you consult the privacy information on those sites.
This policy will be reviewed and updated versions will be posted on the website.
If you have any questions about the use of your personal information, the Information Commissioner is the independent regulator for both Data Protection and Freedom of Information.