Privacy Policy


Privacy Policy For Online and Electronic Use

Holy Trinity C of E Primary School, Halstead is strongly committed to protecting the privacy of its online users: students, faculty/staff, alumnae/i, donors, and friends. We do not collect personally identifiable information about individuals — such as their names and postal and/or email addresses — except when it is knowingly provided by such individuals. We believe that maintaining privacy on the Web is very important and we hope you will read this privacy policy carefully so that you will clearly understand both our commitment to you and your privacy and our method of collecting and using information. This privacy policy only applies to transactions made, and data gathered, on Holy Trinity C of E Primary School, Halstead websites and does not apply to any other website. The terms of this privacy policy shall govern all interactions with Holy Trinity C of E Primary School, Halstead through either the School’s website or email. A link to the privacy policy can be found via the School’s home page. By using Holy Trinity C of E Primary School, Halstead’s websites, RSS feeds or communicating with the School by email, you agree to the terms of this privacy policy. 

Holy Trinity C of E Primary School, Halstead uses the information you provide too fulfill your online request, facilitate customer service and inform you of our programs and events. The School never shares with third parties any personally identifiable information you provide when requesting information or making a payment online, except as required by law.

Cookies

Holy Trinity C of E Primary School, Halstead websites may automatically collect some non-personally identifiable information about you when you request pages through your browser. We place cookies on website visitors’ computers to collect aggregate information for site traffic analysis, such as the number of visitors and the number of pages viewed. (Cookies are small files that reside in a visitor’s browser.) The aggregate information we collect through cookies helps Holy Trinity monitor how you and other visitors use the site, allowing us to provide an optimal experience and better service; this information is never used to identify you personally. However, the School’s websites have been designed to provide nearly full functionality without the use of cookies. You can set your web browser to reject cookies, but you will lose the ability to perform certain functions.

In order to comply with EC Cookie Directive (2009/136/EC) which requires websites to allow users to opt-in to cookie storage we have added a banner to the top of the website on the first visit made by a user on each computer/browser. Once opted in or out (and we recommend opting-in for full site functionality) the banner should not appear again.

Emails and Newsletters

Holy Trinity C of E Primary School, Halstead regularly sends emails and newsletters to our pupils, prospective students, and subscribers. Visitors may subscribe to an email newsletter when they request information online. On occasion, the School may send emails to individuals such as prospective pupils and associates who have provided us with their email address and have opted in to receive emails, informing them of School events or classes we think might be of interest to them. Email recipients may always opt out of receiving email at any time by requesting this via email.

Emailing the School

The School tries to respond to email messages requiring a response within seven business days. If you email the School, your message and email address will be forwarded to the appropriate department within the School. The School may choose to save this information for future reference. However, any message, material, business information, ideas, concepts, or other information sent to Holy Trinity C of E Primary School, Halstead by email will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary.

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact: Head teacher, Jon Smith (head@holytrinityhalstead.com) or Webmaster, Karl Handy (khandy@holytrinityhalstead.com) Telephone: +44 (0) 1787 472096

Changes to Privacy Policy

Holy Trinity C of E Primary School, Halstead may revise its privacy policy at any time. We encourage you to visit this page periodically to review our current policy so that you will always know what information we gather and how we may use that information.

Update effective May 2012.

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