This privacy policy sets out how St Columb's College uses and protects any information that you give when you using this website.

St Columb's College is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. St Columb's College may change this privacy policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. You can check the modified date and time of this page

We processes data in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018 and any successor legislation incorporating data protection.

What We Collect
St Columb's College collects the following information:

Contact information, including email addresses.

Personal data as noted above, and for all other feedback, is only collected at the point of need using the relevant contact or feedback form.

Where St Columb's College acts as a data controller, personal data is only collected where required to provide a service, e.g. name and contact details.

What We Do With The Information We Gather
St Columb's College requires this information to better understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Collecting feedback
Contacting where requested

How Long Do We Keep Personal Data?
Personal data is retained for one year. Data retention periods for all personal data held by St Columb's College are listed in the our Data Retention Schedule.

Data Processing Outside Europe
St Columb's College does not transfer personal data outside of the European Economic Area.

The security of the personal data held by St Columb's College is ensured through the use of physical, technological and organisational measures designed to protect personal data from unauthorised access and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, alteration, disclosure, destruction and damage

How We Use Cookies
A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

We use Google Analytics on this website.

They are used to monitor the traffic to the site, to collect information about how users are using the site and to produce reports for business and marketing purposes. The information gathered is not used to identify individual users. in the case of Google Analytics the information collected, may be transmitted to, and stored by, Google where we will use it for analysis and reporting purposes. We have enabled Demographics and Interests tracking with Google Analytics. For more information please see Google’s statement on Cookies and Analytics and Google Privacy Centre.

Links to Other Websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.

You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Rights Under Data Protection Legislation
The Data Protection Act 2018 provides a number of legal rights in relation to personal data. These include the right:

  • to request access to personal data;
  • to request correction of personal data that is wrong or incomplete;
  • to request erasure or the restriction personal data;
  • to request the transfer of personal data in a structured; commonly used machine-readable format;
  • not to be subject to automated decision making; and to withdraw consent
Anyone who wishes to exercise any of these rights, or requires further information about any of the rights, is asked to contact us.

Questions About This Privacy Policy
If you have any questions about this privacy policy, you can contact us through any of the available methods listed on our Contact page.