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By visiting and continuing to use this website, you are consenting to us:
collecting information about you and using that information; and
processing, transmitting, and/or storing your information,
About us This website is controlled by Rossall School, a company registered in England & Wales with company number RC000435 and whose registered office is located at Rossall School.
Data Protection Act 1998 We have notified the Information Commissioner’s Office in accordance with the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) that we may obtain information about visitors to our website. For the purpose of the Act, the data controller is Rossall School of Fleetwood, Lancashire, and our nominated representative with regards to any queries you may have is the Rossall School Director of Digital Strategy Henry Shepherd.
If you do not consent to your child using our website, you must ensure that your child ceases all use of our website immediately.
Information we may collect from you We may collect and process the following information about you:
Information you give us: you may give us information about you by filling in forms or completing editable fields on our website. This includes information you submit on our website when you create a user profile, subscribe to our services and/or newsletters, participate in discussion boards or other forums, enter a competition, promotion or survey, and/or when you report a problem with our website. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, photograph, and/or such other information as you may give us from time to time. We also retain the right to view any private messages sent through our website for security monitoring purposes.
Information we may collect about you / is automatically logged: each time you visit our website we may collect (automatically or otherwise) information including:
the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet. This information identifies only the computer that is being used to view the website, and does not identify the user as an individual; and
your web browser type and version, time zone setting, operating system, and the Uniform Resource Locators (URL) of the websites which you use immediately before and after our website. This information enables us to produce and review vital statistics about our website, in turn enabling us to develop our website to provide the best possible experience for our users.
Information we receive from other sources: we may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, and/or credit reference agencies) and may receive information about you from them from time to time.
How we use this Information We may use information held about you in the following ways:
Information you give to us: we may use this information:
to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the information, products, and services that you request from us;
to notify you about changes to our service; and/or
to ensure that content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
Information we collect about you: we may use this information:
to administer our website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical, and/or survey purposes;
to improve our website to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, if and when you choose to do so;
as part of our efforts to keep our website safe and secure; and/or
to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you.
Information we receive from other sources: we may combine this information with information you give to us, and which we collect about you. We may use this information, including the combined information, for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
Distribution of your information We may disclose your information:
to any member of our group, being our subsidiaries and/or holding company (and its subsidiaries);
in the event that our business (or any party of it) is bought by, or integrated with, a third party business, to our advisers and/or the prospective purchase and their advisers, and potentially also onto the new owners of the business (or relevant part of the business);
in aggregated form to third parties for the purpose of their or our analysis, including for the purpose of fraud protection and assisting us with the improvement or optimisation of our website.
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Whilst we operate security measures in line with industry standard, unfortunately the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. For example, transmissions may be unlawfully intercepted by third parties whilst in transit, or individuals or groups of individuals may unlawfully access our systems. As a result, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Your rights You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at email@example.com.
Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers, and/or affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to third party websites.
Access to information Under the Act, you have the right to access information held about you. If you would like to know what information is held by us about you, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10, as permitted by the Act, to meet our costs in providing you with details of such information.
Further contact information can be located at the “Contact Us” page of this website.
ROSSALL SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT OFFICE INCORPORATING THE ROSSALLIAN CLUB & ROSSALL FOUNDATION
Who are we? The Development Office team exists to support Rossall School by maintaining contact and providing services to students, alumni and supporters of the School and the School acts as the Data Controller for the purposes of the data protection laws. (See Rossall School Data Protection Policy) What is this policy for? It sets out what information we collect and how we collect it. It also states how we will use / process the Personal Data and store it. What information do we collect? Data held includes: name, date of birth, contact details, employment and education history, areas of interest, event attendance history, a record of donations, family details, media articles about you, relationships to the School and other constituents and a record of communications with you. We do not store any bank or credit card details. How do we collect data? Data is obtained from you directly or through the School’s relationship with all alumni, including School records, archives and other alumni. Data is collected through all communication channels such as emails, letters, social media and telephone calls. We use tools to help us understand members of the Rossall Community, gathering information from publicly available resources (eg the electoral register, press) including carrying out Wealth & Prospect Research. We also seek new contact details for Old Rossallians with whom we are not in contact with, to ensure the School can remain in touch with as many of its alumni as possible. How will we use your data? All data provided to the School will be used for purposes directly related to the interests of the School and the Rossall Community. Any data held will not be disclosed to external organisations other than those acting as agents for the School e.g. mailing houses. We do not sell or share any data with third party organisations. From time to time we may request prior permission of an individual alumnus to share data with another individual alumnus to facilitate the establishment of networking. We will always seek permission to do this on a person by person basis. We may communicate with you in person, by phone, email, and postal mail, except where you have expressed a preference not to be contacted in a specific way.
Personal data will be processed for certain legitimate interests which include:
The distribution of publications from the School including the alumni magazine
The sending of emails, which will be tracked, stored and analysed to ensure that we are better able to tailor our communications
Notification of both School and alumni events
To further the School’s charitable aims (the Foundation is a separate charity to the School), including fundraising by phone, email or postal mail (except where the individual has expressed a preference not to be included)
Research and administration purposes
The promotion of careers information for current students and alumni
Requests to complete relevant surveys or questionnaires
And for any other use deemed to sit within our Privacy Notice
You can change your communication preferences or request access to any personal data held about you at any time by contacting the School Development Office. ( Telephone 01253 774288 or email@example.com )
All data is securely held by Rossall School under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1988 (as updated and superseded from time to time) and will be treated confidentially and with the utmost respect. This Notice for the Rossall School Development Office sits alongside and within the Rossall School Data Protection Policy.