This Statement sets out how the School uses and protects any information that we collect about you when you use this website. The School is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain personal information please be assured that it will only be used in accordance with the School’s Privacy Notice. The School may update this notice from time to time.
The School may collect and process the following information about you:
- Information about your use of our site including details of your visits such as pages viewed and the resources that you access. This can include traffic data, location and other communication data;
- Information provided voluntarily by you, for example when you register an admissions enquiry or buy box office tickets;
- Information that you provide when you communicate with us by any means.
What we do with the information we gather
The data that we collect or is provided by you is used by the School to provide you with relevant documentation such as the School Prospectus or recruitment information, to process box office tickets and for general administrative purposes.
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. We store all the personal information you provide, on our secure password and firewall protected servers. We retain personal information for legitimate purposes and as long as necessary or required by law. Please see the School’s Retention Policy for more detail.
N.B. Data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our website may occasionally offer 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 which 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.
A cookie, also known as a browser cookie or web cookie, is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser. They are used by us to help our visitors navigate the School website efficiently and perform certain functions. Due to their core role of enhancing or enabling usability or site processes, disabling cookies may prevent users from using certain parts of this website.
The School website uses Google Analytics, a service that generates detailed statistics about the visitors to a website. It is the most widely used website statistics service.
To gather statistical information, Google Analytics use ‘performance cookies’. These cookies collect anonymous information about how visitors use websites, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, whether they have been to the site before and how long they remain on each page.
These cookies do not collect personal data. The information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous and only used to improve how a website works.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking Tools, Internet Options, Privacy, and selecting Block all cookies using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.
RGS PRIVACY NOTICE
RGS DATA RETENTION POLICY