The King’s School, Harpenden, Herts - Privacy Policy

This page explains how we treat information submitted to this website in relation to the Data Protection and Freedom of Information Acts. Please call us if you have any queries relating to our Privacy Policy

The King's School, Harpenden, Herts (hereafter referred to as "the School") has established this Privacy Policy to explain how it protects and manages personal information.

(Last updated 19th Feb 2009).


1. Consent for Collection, Use and Disclosure
You do not have to give us any personal information to use the information on this site.

However, your use of the School site constitutes your consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you have given us your details they may be updated, amended or removed at any time by sending an email via our 'Contact Us' form specifying the alterations required.

The School may occasionally update this Privacy Policy. When it does, the School will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of this Privacy Policy. Those changes will then apply to any future use by you of our website.

2. Purposes for Collecting Personal Information (Identified Purposes)
We use personal information for the following purposes only:
(a) to communicate with customers and site visitors and to inform you of products and services available from the School.
(b) to fulfil your requests for information
(c) to further understand parent and pupil needs regarding the School's operations
(d) to enable us to review the effectiveness of our website and other marketing initiatives
(e) for administration purposes
(f) to allow you to receive newsletters and inform you of events
(g) to process any request for employment
(h) to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or government request
(i) to protect the the rights of the School, including, but not limited to, the security or integrity of the the School site
and
(j) to identify and resolve technical problems concerning the School's website.

The School may use personal information in an aggregate form (i.e., not individually attributable to you) for its business analysis, operational, marketing and other promotional purposes.

If we hire other companies to provide some products or services on our behalf, then we will only provide those companies the personal information they need for the Identified Purposes, and we will limit their rights to use and further disclose your personal information as appropriate in the course of their work for us.

3. Limiting the Collection of Personal Information
The School limits its collection of personal information to only that information which is necessary for the Identified Purposes.

4. Disclosure, Processing and Retention
The School does not sell, rent or disclose your personal information to anyone else, except:

(a) to someone you have designated to act as your agent, for one or more of the Identified Purposes (listed in Section 2, above);

(b) to the School's employees, independent contractors, consultants, business associates, suppliers and agents, acting on the Company's behalf for any of the Identified Purposes;

(c) when required to do so by law.

5. Security
We keep your information stored on information systems protected by passwords in premises secured by 24/7 monitored alarms.

6. Linked sites
If you follow links to other websites from this website we do not control those sites and are not responsible for the use of your data by those site owners.