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Manchester High School for Girls

Privacy Policy

What information do we store and why?

Our Stats(Similar to the majority of websites online, when someone visits our website we collect internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns.  We collect this information in a way which does not identify you.  We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifiable information from any other source.)

Google Analytics( Similar to the majority of websites online, when someone visits our website we collect internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns.  We use Google Analytics to collect this information and they will store a 3rd party cookie on your computer.  We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifiable information from any other source. However Google have their own privacy policy which can be found at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/)

The reason we collect this information is to enhance your website experience and ensure we add relevant content to the site. 

If you complete forms or textboxes on our website, for example a contact form, we will process the information for the intended purpose only. The information submitted will be transmitted to contact(s) within the school by email, stored in a secure database or both.

The reason we collect this information is solely to process it for the intended purpose.

Do we disclose any information to third parties?

No.  We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required to do so by law to.  This Privacy Policy does not cover third party websites that we may link to within this site.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file which is placed on to your device (computer, smartphone or tablet) when you visit a website.  Cookies allow the website to recognise your device and may store website preferences or past actions.  For more information on cookies, see the Cookies and Similar Technologies page on the Information Commissioner’s Office website.

Cookies used on this websites

Cookie Name

What it does

ASPSESSID

Only set if you log into the website, only used to keep you logged into the website.

Google Analytics
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Used to track your movement around the website, we use this information to see what information is popular and then tweak the website to ensure people access the most relevant information easily.
This is a 3rd party cookie set by them and is governed by their privacy policy, which can be found at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

YouTube

This may be set if we have embedded a YouTube video on a page. This is a 3rd party cookie set by them and is governed by their privacy policy, which can be found at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Vimeo

This may be set if we have embedded a Vimeo video on a page. This is a 3rd party cookie set by them and is governed by their privacy policy, which can be found at https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy

Facebook

Only set if any official facebook widgets are included in the site. This is a 3rd party cookie set by them and is governed by their privacy policy, which can be found at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Twitter

Only set if any official twitter widgets are included in the site. This is a 3rd party cookie set by them and is governed by their privacy policy, which can be found at https://twitter.com/privacy

How do I change my cookie settings?

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, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

How do we protect your information?

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.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time.  If we decide to change our policy, we will post those changes on this page.
This policy was last modified on 10/02/2016.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this policy, please contact the school directly.