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Uppingham Summer School Privacy Policy

Uppingham Summer School is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This privacy policy explains how we use the information we collect about you from our website, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information and procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

1. The information we collect and how we use it
1.1 In some areas of our website, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to ensure that you or your child have a fulfilling, safe and happy experience with us, and so that we can communicate with you about your booking and future courses we might offer. We ask you to give us your name, email address, and other contact information, and if you are booking a course for your child, will ask for information such as their name, date of birth and any medical, disability or dietary information that might be relevant to their stay with us.  We will also ask for contact details for two people to  contact in the event of an emergency.
1.2 We use information held about you or your child in the following ways:
To provide you with information on the courses that you have booked with us or other courses we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
To ensure that course tutors and residential pastoral and welfare staff are able to provide the best possible care for your child whilst they are in our care;
To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
To notify you about changes to our service.
1.3 We may share information about your child with tutors and residential pastoral and welfare staff. We will not share your information with any other third party outside Uppingham School.
1.4 We may share contact details of children attending Uppingham Summer School courses with the Uppingham School Admissions Department.
 
2. Our use of cookies and other information gathering technologies
2.1 We use cookies on the website to enhance your visit. If you do not wish to accept cookies your web-browser should be configured to notify you and/or reject cookies.
Definition of Cookies: Message given to a web browser by a web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is sent back. A cookie's main objective is to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them, for example by welcoming them by name the next time they visit the same site. A site using cookies will usually invite you to provide personal information such as your name, email address and interests.

3. How we protect your information
3.1 The internet is not a secure medium, but nonetheless we take your security seriously. We have in place a full range of technical and security procedures, including the latest firewall technology and browser certification encryption, in order that we protect your interests in relation to privacy and your personal information.
3.2. Personal information is all kept confidential, and is stored securely.  Booking forms are destroyed after 24 months; Medical Consent Forms are destroyed at the end of each Uppingham Summer School course. 

4. Updating your details
4.1. If any of the information that you have provided to Uppingham Summer School changes, for example if you change your name, email or postal address, please let us know the correct details by sending an email to summerschool@uppingham.co.uk or by sending a letter to Uppingham Summer School, Balmaghie, 25 High Street West, Uppingham, Rutland LE15 9QB.
4.2. If you prefer not to receive any email newsletters or brochures from us, you can opt out at any time by sending an email to summerschool@uppingham.co.uk or by sending a letter to Uppingham Summer School, Balmaghie, 25 High Street West, Uppingham, Rutland LE15 9QB.

5. Your consent
5.1 By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy. If we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the website, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times. We will also email you should we make any changes so that you may consent to our use of your information in that way. Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes.
5.2 Owing to the global nature of the Internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside the EU that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this policy. However, we have taken the steps outlined above to try to improve the security of your information. By submitting your information you consent to these transfers.

6. How to contact Uppingham Summer School
We welcome your views about our website and our privacy policy. If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments please send an email to summerschool@uppingham.co.uk or call 01572 820800.


December 2017