Privacy Notices

Updated May 2018

Introduction

Withington Girls’ School is an Independent School for Girls from age 7 to 18.

Withington Girls’ School is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales with registered company number 09083954 and registered charity number 1158226. Our registered office is at 100 Wellington Road,  Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6BL.

We are committed to protecting any data that we collect concerning you. By using our services you agree to the use of the data that we collect in accordance with our privacy notices.

We collect the minimum amount of information about you that is commensurate with providing you with a satisfactory service. These notices indicate the type of processes that may result in data being collected about you. Your use of this website gives us the right to collect that information.

Privacy Notices (pdf files)

Privacy Notice for Parents

Privacy Notice for Senior and Sixth Form Pupils

Privacy Notice for Junior School Pupils

Privacy Notice – Fundraising and Development

Information Collected

We may collect any or all of the information that you give us depending on the type of transaction you enter into, including your name, address, telephone number, fax number and email address, together with data about your use of the website. Other information that may be needed from time to time to process a request may also be collected as indicated on the website.

Information Use

We use the information collected primarily to process the task for which you visited the website. Data collected by us is held in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation 2018. All reasonable precautions are taken to prevent unauthorised access to this information. This safeguard may require you to provide additional forms of identity should you wish to obtain information about your account details.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics’ cookies enable us to collect  information about the numbers of visitors to each page of our website, and also their general geographical location. It does not collect personally identifiable information, and does not track your movements between different websites. To find out more about how Google analytics interacts with our website, go here.

To provide website visitors more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics, Google Analytics offer an Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript to indicate that information about the website visit should not be sent to Google Analytics.

If you wish to opt out, please download and install the  opt-out add-on for your current web browser.

Changes to Privacy Notices

Any changes to our Privacy Notices will be placed here and will supersede the above versions. We will take reasonable steps to draw your attention to any changes in our Policy if you are on our mailing list. However, to be on the safe side, you should read this document each time you use the website to ensure that it still meets with your approval.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Notices, or if you want to know what information we have collected about you, please email the Bursar at senns@wgs.org You can also correct any factual errors in that information or require us to remove your details from any list under our control.

 

 

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