Privacy Policy

TERMS & CONDITIONS

Berkhamsted Schools Group maintains this web site (“the Site”) and the information and materials on the Site (“Content”). By accessing or browsing the Site, you agree to these Terms of Use.

DISCLAIMER

While Berkhamsted Schools Group takes care to ensure the accuracy of the Content, to the extent permitted by law, Berkhamsted Schools Group assumes no legal liability for and does not warrant that the information contained on this Web site is accurate or complete, or that these web pages will be free from errors or that its availability will be uninterrupted and Berkhamsted Schools Group hereby expressly disclaims and excludes all express and implied warranties terms or conditions not stated herein, so far as such exclusion or disclaimer is permitted under the applicable law. Berkhamsted Schools Group excludes all liability to any person for any loss or damage caused by any errors or omissions, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident or any other cause but this disclaimer is without prejudice to any claims for fraudulent misrepresentation, personal injuries or death.

RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF CONTENT

The Content of this web site and all copyright and other intellectual property rights therein belong to Berkhamsted Schools Group or its Content providers. You are hereby granted permission to access the Site and print a copy of the Content as a record of your visit. All other use of the Site and its Content, including modification, publication, transmission, creation of derivative works, incorporation into another web site or reproducing the Site or the Content (whether by linking, framing or any other method) is not permitted without Berkhamsted Schools Group’s prior express written consent.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

Berkhamsted Schools Group will only use the personal information submitted on this site to respond to the query and send future correspondence and promotions. You can unsubscribe from these promotions at any time from within the email you receive. Your information will not be shared with any third parties unconnected with Berkhamsted Schools Group.

INFORMATION SHARING

Berkhamsted Schools Group does not share any information submitted through this website with third parties. If you have opted into receiving information from Berkhamsted Schools Group, then you will always have the opportunity to unsubscribe on receipt of an email.

COOKIES

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. This website stores cookies on your computer. These cookies are used to collect information about how you interact with our website and allow us to remember you. We use this information in order to improve and customize your browsing experience and for analytics and metrics about our visitors both on this website and other media.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how visitors use the site in the aggregate. The cookies used by Google Analytics are:More details about the purpose of these cookies can be found here
You may opt out of Google Analytics on all websites by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

WHEN YOU VISIT OUR WEBSITE

You are free to explore our website without providing any Personal Information about yourself. When complete one of our online forms, we request that you provide Personal Information about yourself, and we collect Navigational Information.

“Personal Information”

This refers to any information that you voluntarily submit to us and that identifies you personally, including contact information, such as your name, e-mail address, company name, address, phone number, and other information about yourself or your business. Personal Information can also include information about any transaction that you enter into on the Website, and information about you that is available on the internet, such as from Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google, or information that we acquire from service providers.

Personal Information includes Navigational Information where such information can directly or indirectly identify an individual.

• Navigational information refers to information about your computer and your visits to the Websites such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and pages viewed. Please see the “Use of Navigation Information” section below.

Log files

When you view content provided by us, we automatically collect information about your computer hardware and software. This information can include your IP address, browser type, domain names, internet service provider (ISP), the files viewed on our site (e.g., HTML pages, graphics, etc.), operating system, clickstream data, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Berkhamsted Schools Group to provide general statistics regarding use of the Websites. For these purposes, we do link this automatically-collected data to other Personal Information such as name, email address, address, and phone number.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM THIRD PARTIES

From time to time, we may receive Personal Information about you from third party sources including partners with which we offer co-branded services or engage in joint marketing activities, and sources such as social media websites (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn)

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Compliance with Our Privacy Policy

  • We use the information we collect only in compliance with our Parent Privacy Notice
  • We will never share or sell your Personal Information to any third party.

Use of Personal Information

In addition to the uses identified elsewhere in this Privacy Policy, we may use your Personal Information to:
• improve your browsing experience by personalizing the Website and to improve the Admissions Service offered at Berkhamsted;
• send information or content regarding the School to you which we think may be of interest to you by post, email, or other means and send you marketing communications relating to the School;
• promote information content with you in accordance with your communication preferences;
• contact you about our admissions, and other administrative matters;
• send information to you regarding changes to our  Terms of Service, Privacy Policy (including the Cookie Policy), or other legal agreements;
• investigate and help prevent security issues and abuse; and
• meet legal requirements.

Legal basis for processing Personal Information (EEA visitors only)
If you are a visitor located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”), Berkhamsted Schools Group is the data controller of your personal information. Berkhamsted’s Protection Officer can be contacted at dataprotection@berkhamsted.com.

Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described above will depend on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it. However, we will normally collect personal information from you only where we have your consent to do so, where we need the personal information to perform a contract with you, or where the processing is in our legitimate interests and not overridden by your data protection interests or fundamental rights and freedoms. In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you.  If we ask you to provide personal information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contract with you, we will make this clear at the relevant time and advise you whether the provision of your personal information is mandatory or not (as well as of the possible consequences if you do not provide your personal information). Similarly, if we collect and use your personal information in reliance on our legitimate interests, we will make clear to you at the relevant time what those legitimate interests are.

Use of Navigational Information

We use Navigational Information to operate and improve the Website and to provide you with a better experience when you interact with Berkhamsted. We may also use Navigational Information alone or in combination with Personal Information to provide you with personalized information about Berkhamsted Schools Group. Navigational Information, such as IP address, is used to approximate your location. For example, we may use your approximate location to provide content that has been translated or send emails at certain times using your local time zone.  You may disable the collection and use of your location data through browser-, operating system- or device-level settings. Consent concerning location data may be withdrawn at any time by emailing dataprotection@berkhamsted.com.

Security of your Personal Information

We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your Personal Information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. We secure the Personal Information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. All Personal Information is protected using appropriate physical, technical and organizational measures. For more on Security at HubSpot, please see https://www.hubspot.com/security.

Social Media Features

Our Website includes Social Media Features, such as the Facebook Like button and Widgets, such as the Share Button or interactive mini-programs that run on our sites. These features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our sites, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website. This Privacy Policy does not apply to these features. Your interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy and other policies of the companies providing them.

External Websites

Our Website provide links to other websites of third parties. We do not control, and are not responsible for, the content or practices of these other websites. Our provision of such links does not constitute our endorsement of these other websites, their content, their owners, or their practices. This Privacy Policy does not apply to these other websites, which are subject to any privacy and other policies they may have.

Retention of Personal Information

How long we keep information we collect about you depends on the type of information.
We retain Personal Information that you provide to us where we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so (for example, as needed to comply with our legal obligations or for the length of time that you may be interested in the School’s admissions process).
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your Personal Information, we securely delete the information or anonymise it or, if this is not possible, securely store your Personal Information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible. We will delete this information at an earlier date if you so request, as described in the “How to Access & Control Your Personal Data” below.
If you have elected to receive communications from us, we retain information about your preferences for a reasonable period of time from the date you last expressed interest in our content, products, or services, such as when you last opened an email from us or ceased using your Berkhamsted account. We retain information derived from cookies and other tracking technologies for a reasonable period of time from the date such information was created.

HOW WE SHARE THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT

Service Providers
We employ other third-party service providers to provide services on our behalf to visitors to our Website as a user of Hubspot  and may need to share your information with them to provide information, products or services to you. Examples may include removing repetitive information from prospect lists, analyzing data or performing statistical analysis, providing marketing assistance, supplementing the information you provide us in order to provide you with better service, and providing customer service or support. These service providers are prohibited from using your Personal Information except for these purposes, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. In all cases where we share your information with such agents, we explicitly require the agent to acknowledge and adhere to our privacy and customer data handling policies.

Compelled Disclosure
We reserve the right to use or disclose your Personal Information if required by law or if we reasonably believe that use or disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or comply with a law, court order, or legal process.

Cookies and Similar Technologies
Cookies
We use cookies or similar technologies (such as web beacons and JavaScript) to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. To find out more about how we use cookies on our Websites and how to manage your cookie preferences please see our cookie policy above.

Navigational Information Collected

Berkhamsted Schools Group uses the tools provided by Hubspot, as well as tools provided by third parties, to collect Navigational Information when you visit our webpages.

HOW TO ACCESS AND CONTROL YOUR PERSONAL DATA

Reviewing, Correcting and Removing Your Personal Information
You have the following data protection rights:
• You can request access, correction, updates or deletion of your personal information.
• You can object to processing of your personal information, ask us to restrict processing of your personal information or request portability of your personal information.
• If we have collected and process your personal information with your consent, then you can withdraw your consent at any time. Withdrawing your consent will not affect the lawfulness of any processing we conducted prior to your withdrawal, nor will it affect processing of your personal information conducted in reliance on lawful processing grounds other than consent.
• You have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal information. Contact details for data protection authorities in the EEA, Switzerland and certain non-European countries (including the US and Canada) are available here.)

To exercise any of these rights, please contact us dataprotection@berkhamsted.com or by mail to Data Protection Manager, Berkhamsted Schools Group, 6 Chesham Road, Berkhamsted, HP4 3 AA. We will respond to your request to change, correct, or delete your information within a reasonable timeframe and notify you of the action we have taken.

To Unsubscribe From Our Communications
You may unsubscribe from our communications by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link located on the bottom of our e-mails, updating your communication preferences, or by emailing us at dataprotection@berkhamsted.com or by mail to Data Protection Manager, Berkhamsted Schools Group, 6 Chesham Road, Berkhamsted, HP4 3 AA. Customers cannot opt out of receiving transactional emails related to their deposit with us.

By using this site, you signify your assent to Berkhamsted Schools Group’s Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with Berkhamsted Schools Group’s Privacy Statement, please do not use our site.

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, add or remove portions of this Privacy Statement at any time. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of this Berkhamsted Schools Group site following the posting of changes to this Statement means you accept the changes we make.