Privacy Policy

Coombe Dean School is highly committed to protecting your privacy. This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about people who visit our school website, how we use it, and any conditions under which we may disclose it to others – and how we keep it secure.

We are constantly reviewing our processes, and may change this policy from time-to-time, so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you’re happy with any changes. By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this policy.

Visitors to Our Website

What information do we collect?

Coombe dean School (https://www.coombedean.co.uk) collects information in the following ways:

  • When you visit our school website
  • The duration of your visit
  • What device/devices you are using
  • Geographical data about where you are based

The above information is collected by Google Analytics. They help us see which areas of the website are popular and how people are navigating the website. No personal information is stored in these Cookies, and Google have strict privacy guidelines.

This information will be completely anonymous.

All of the information collected is used to:

  • Help us understand which content on our site is popular,
  • Provide website visitors with a tailored service and
  • Display relevant content to enhance your experience.

Contact Form submissions

Our contact form does not store submission information, but directly emails the appropriate member of Coombe Dean staff.

Cookie Policy

This Coombe Dean website uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the website provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your web browser. We suggest consulting the help section of your browser, or taking a look at the About Cookies website – which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

Mailing Lists

Coombe Dean creates a weekly news summary email, which is sent to subscribers with the latest news posts from that week. Email addresses are collected from our Parents Evening Booking System, the school SIMs database, and by sign-up subscription by the end user.
Users acquiesce to receive school news via email when signing a new joiner form; S111.
Easy to follow unsubscribe instructions are included with each email.

Twitter

By clicking a Twitter link on a page or post, this will add several cookies to your device. For more information view Twitter’s Privacy Policy online.

Facebook

By clicking a Facebook link on a page or post, this will also add several cookies to your device. For more information view Facebook’s Privacy Policy.

Web hosting and 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.

We take regular backups of our website and database through HeartInternet and our external backup company. These backups are securely encrypted and stored for a period of 30 days on a rolling basis.

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain 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.

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