Privacy Policy


St Wilfrid’s C of E Academy is committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to our website and the confidentiality of the personal information you provide to us.

Data Protection Act 1998

St Wilfrid’s C of E Academy is registered under the Data Protection Act of 1998 and we comply with the Act in all dealings with personal data. All of the information you provide, will be held by St Wilfrid’s C of E Academy and used in accordance with the Data Protection Act of 1998. None of your information will be passed on to third parties.

How We Plan To Use Your Data

We plan to use the data submitted by yourself to contact you with details of Academy offers and/or Academy events. We will also use the information for data analysis.

When you send an enquiry to St Wilfrid’s C of E Academy using one of our Contact Us forms, we will add your email address to our general mailing list. All emails you receive from us will offer the option to unsubscribe from this list. When any user of our site sends us personal information, such as their full name, or email address, St Wilfrid’s C of E Academy makes the promise to:

  • Never sell your details to anybody else
  • Never give your details to any third party, without your express agreement
  • Only use the submitted information to shape and improve the educational services we offer

All data is collected anonymously, unless it is explicitly stated otherwise. Any information collected indirectly, will only be used by the Academy to:

  • Monitor the volume, pattern and type of web traffic using our website
  • Develop further the design/layout of our website and for other administrative purposes

About the Academy Website

Our website contains information about the educational services and academic courses offered by St Wilfrid’s C of E Academy.

Every effort has been made to ensure all information contained on this website is accurate, but St Wilfrid’s C of E Academy cannot accept any responsibility for errors, omissions, or any consequences arising from the use of information contained herein.

St Wilfrid’s C of E Academy reserves the right to introduce changes to the information given, including the addition, removal or restructuring of our academic courses. We also reserve the right to update this Website Policy without prior notice.

The Academy is not responsible for the content or actions of any external Internet sites linked to on this website. The Academy cannot take responsibility for any translations made by an external translation tool, that is used to convert any of our website content. For any content that we create in any language other than English, we cannot guarantee complete accuracy of the translation.

Analytical Data Collection

We do monitor and extensively record the connections to and from our Academy website’s servers. We do this for security purposes and the detection and prevention of abuse, as well as for analytical/performance measures. The monitoring data collected includes: browser type; domain names; traffic volumes; temporal data; IP information; and data posted from all web-forms on our website.

By using our website, you accept that anonymous data will be collected about how you use this website, including the pages you have visited and how long you visited them for. When you click a link that takes you away from our website, we will be informed which site you visited. In all instances, this data is completely anonymous and cannot be traced to you. Data collected is only used to help us understand how our website is used, so that we can improve how it works.

If you wish to stop this collection of data from happening, you can disable the use of cookies within your web browser settings. The data is collected by a third party provider, Google Analytics, therefore we cannot place any restrictions on how this data is collected or how they manage this collection. However, all of the data is kept safe, secure, anonymous, only available to St Wilfrid’s C of E Academy and will only be viewed by St Wilfrid’s C of E Academy and approved personnel when required.

Cookies

We do use ‘cookies’ on some parts of our site to improve the quality of the services offered.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small electronic files which a website can transfer to a user’s hard drive to identify a user and personalise their use of that website. Our web-server automatically collects standard information such as a user’s IP address, browser type, operating system, access times, etc. We also use cookies to offer ways to customise your user experience, should you wish, such as accessibility tools like text size increasing and decreasing.

Google Analytics Cookies

St Wilfrid’s C of E Academy uses Google Analytics software, which places cookies on a user’s device to provide us with usage data of the Academy site.

Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions. These cookies do not collect information that identifies who a visitor is. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains.

Analytical cookies allow us to count the number of visitors to our site, and to see how users move around the site when they are browsing it. This helps the Academy to improve the quality of the delivery of our website content. No personal information is collected or stored, by means of the cookies used to generate this information.