Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

The contents of this policy outlines what happens when a visitor uses our school website, www.queensdriveschool.co.uk.

It is very important to us that all visitors to our site have the best possible experience and it is our intention that this policy will ensure this happens.

Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files which are stored on a user’s computer. They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a user and website. They can be accessed either by the web server or the client computer. This allows the server to deliver a page tailored to a particular user, or the page itself can contain some script which is aware of the data in the cookie and so is able to carry information from one visit to the website (or related site) to the next.

When does our site use cookies?

The website does use some cookies when you browse this website. These are used to ensure proper running of this website, and to help us improve your experience when browsing.

NONE OF THE INFORMATION WE GATHER VIA COOKIES IDENTIFIES YOU AS AN INDIVIDUAL, IT IS ALL ENTIRELY ANONYMOUS.

Contact Form

Should you send us an email via the contact form below, your name, email address and message will be emailed to us (as you would expect). This information is kept private. We will store this information within our own email system so that we are able to respond to you.

Account login (staff only)

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Are Cookies Enabled in my Browser?

To check whether your browser is configured to allow cookies, visit the Cookie checker. This page will attempt to create a cookie and report on whether or not it succeeded.

For information on how to enable or disable cookies, see ‘Enabling cookies‘.

For information on how to delete and clear cookies, see ‘Deleting cookies‘.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Our site is powered by WordPress. By default, WordPress does not share any personal data with anyone. Our site uses the analytics plugin Jetpack which enables us to monitor visitors to our site. This plugin does not identify you as an individual.

Your contact information

Should you require any further information, our GDPR officer is Mrs L Bowden. She can be contacted at bursar@queensdrive.lancs.sch.uk.