This Privacy Notice has been written to inform you about how Sicklinghall CP School processes your personal data when you visit our website. This notice only applies to how the school uses your data when you visit our website.  For more information about how the school uses personal data in general please see our other privacy notices.

Who we are?

Sicklinghall CP School is a 'Data Controller' as defined by Article 4 (7) of GDPR.  This means that we determine the purposes for which, and the manner in which, your personal data is processed.  We have a responsibility to you and your personal data and will collect and use this in ways which are compliant with data protection legislation. 

The school has appointed Veritau Ltd to be its Data Protection Officer (DPO).  The role of the DPO is to ensure that the school is compliant with GDPR and to oversee data protection procedures.

Veritau's contact details are:
Data Protection Officer
Veritau Ltd
County Hall
Racecourse Lane
Northallerton
DL7 8AL
[email protected]
01609 532526

Please refer to the attached documents - Parent and Pupils Privacy Notice and Volunteers Privacy Notice.

Before using this website you are invited to read our cookie policy outlined below:

Your privacy is important to us and we take our obligations seriously. To this end, we are required by European law to advise you that this website makes use of cookies and that we may also collect other information about your visit.

What Are Cookies?

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies?

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

In full compliance with GDPR regulations you can also decline to accept any non-essential cookies when first visiting this website selecting the 'Cookies Off' button, which will be clearly displayed. From time to time you may be prompted to review this preference.

The Cookies We Set

  • Account related cookies
    If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.
     
  • Login related cookies
    We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in.
     
  • Surveys related cookies
    From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.
     
  • Site preferences cookies
    In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. In compliance with GDPR we have disabled the facility for advertising tracking via Google Analytics and also its ability to store IP addresses in a form which may allow identification of visitors to this website.
     
  • From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
     
  • We may also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including Facebook and Twitter, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. 

However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods:


GDPR and Cookies

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into law on 25 May 2018 and introduced new requirements for websites which handle information that can be used to identify individuals.

The regulations underline that consent to accept identifying cookies must be unambiguous and involve a clear affirmative action. For this reason, all visitors to this website are asked to provide their consent to receive cookies.

GDPR also requires that website owners must state which cookies may be in use, what their purpose is, and the length of time before they expire.

These are;

Category: Necessary Cookies to make a website work by enabling basic functions
Cookie name __cfduid
Expiration 1 month
Purpose Used by the content network, Cloudflare, to identify trusted web traffic. Performance measure.
Cookie name rc::a google.com
Expiration Persistent
Purpose This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. Anti-spam measure.
Cookie name rc::c google.com
Expiration End of session
Purpose This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. Anti-spam measure.
Cookie name

JSESSIONID

Expiration End of session
Purpose This cookie is used to store a session identifier so that New Relic can monitor session counts for an application
Category: Preferences This website does not deploy any preference cookies without a visitor's prior consent.
Cookie name cookie-agreed
Expiration 1 year
Purpose Used this website to identify visitors who have provided consent for receiving cookies.
Cookie name random_unique_identifer
Expiration End of session
Purpose Used this website to record the preferences of logged in visitors.
Category: Statistics This website does not deploy any statistical cookies without a visitor's prior consent.
Cookie name _ga
Expiration 2 years
Purpose Used by Google Analytics to generate statistical data on how a visitor uses this website.
Data sent to United States (adequate country under GDPR rules)
Cookie name _gat
Expiration 1 day
Purpose Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
Data sent to United States (adequate country under GDPR rules)
Cookie name _gid
Expiration 1 day
Data sent to United States (adequate country under GDPR rules)
Purpose Used by Google Analytics to generate statistical data on how a visitor uses this website.
Cookie name vuid
Expiration 2 years
Purpose Used by Vimeo to collect data on the user's visits to this website, such as which pages have been read.
Data sent to United States (adequate country under GDPR rules)
Category: Marketing This website does not deploy any marketing cookies without a visitor's prior consent.
Cookie name GPS
Expiration 1 day
Purpose Used by YouTube to register a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical location.
Data sent to United States (adequate country under GDPR rules)
Cookie name IDE
Expiration 1 year
Purpose Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user's actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser's ads with the purpose of measuring the efficiency of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.
Data sent to United States (adequate country under GDPR rules)
Cookie name test_cookie
Expiration 1 day
Purpose Used to check if the user's browser supports cookies.
Data sent to United States (adequate country under GDPR rules)
Cookie name VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
Expiration 179 days
Purpose Tries to estimate the users' band width on pages with integrated You Tube videos
Data sent to United States (adequate country under GDPR rules)
Cookie name YSC
Expiration End of session
Purpose Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube a user has seen
Data sent to United States (adequate country under GDPR rules)


More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods: