Cockermouth School privacy statement for individuals that use this website.
Cockermouth School respects and protects the privacy of individuals using websites operated and owned by the organisation. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for the websites operated and owned by Cockermouth School.
Use of personal information provided by the User: Where an individual provides personal information (e.g. name, address, telephone number etc) to Cockermouth School via its website for whatever purpose (e.g. registration, survey, feedback), it is made clear to the individual what the information collected will be used for and who it will be provided to. Cockermouth School will only use the information collected for the stated purpose. At the current time, personal information provided, is used only by Cockermouth School. The school does not sell, trade, provide or rent personal information to third parties. Specific personal information will be released where Cockermouth School is required to do so by law, e.g. court order. Transfer of data will be done so on the express permission of the supplying individual.
All data received by Cockermouth School will be afforded protection, whether in a manual or electronic form in line with the principles of the Data Protection Act. When the data is no longer required or fit for purpose, it will be destroyed or expunged from system areas. Access to data supplied will only be used by relevant Cockermouth School staff; who will ensure that surreptitious viewing is prohibited to unauthorised individuals.
This website uses Google Analytics to help analyse how visitors use this site. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are small text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form.
We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
The only cookies in use on our site are for Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it.
Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.
Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.
Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.
Scope of this Privacy Statement
This statement applies only to websites belonging to and operated by Cockermouth School.
Links within this site to other websites are not covered by this statement.
Changes to this Statement
Cockermouth School may amend this statement from time to time. If substantial changes are made to the way in which the school obtains and uses your personal information the website will show prominently any announcement to this effect.
If a user has any questions or enquiries about this policy or personal data provided to Cockermouth School via the website applications should be made in writing to: