Website policies

    Disclaimer and Privacy Statement

    Information

    The material on this website is provided for information purposes only and, although believed to be correct at the time of publication, does not form part of any agreement between Parents and Barrow Hills School. Although we will make every effort to ensure that information is up to date and accurate, prospective parents wishing to place specific reliance on information contained in the website should seek confirmation of the relevant item with the School before relying on it to make a decision about sending their child to the School.

    Links to other websites
    This website contains links to other websites which are not under the control of and are not maintained by Barrow Hills School and we are not responsible in any way for their content or accuracy.

    Barrow Hills School is part of the Bridewell Royal Hospital and is a registered charity, number 311997.

    Use of Links
    Throughout our webpages, we provide links to other servers which may contain information of interest to our readers. We take no responsibility for, and exercise no control over, the views, or accuracy of the information contained on other servers.

    Creating a text link from your website to our site does not require permission. If you have a link you'd like us to consider adding to our website, please send an email to marketing@barrowhills.org with the subject "Link request."

    Use of Text and Images
    If you would like to publish text and images that you find on our website, please send your request to marketing@kesw.org. Text and images posted on our site may not be reproduced without the permission of the copyright holder. In most circumstances, the holder will be Barrow Hills School.

    Reproduction of the logo, and any other logos and graphics contained on this site is strictly prohibited without prior permission of Barrow Hills School.

    This website is designed to be accessible to visitors with disabilities, and to comply with national guidelines concerning accessibility (DDA Level 1). We welcome your comments. If you have suggestions on how to make the site more accessible, please contact us at marketing@barrowhills.org.

    Privacy Policy
    We have created this statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy. We do not collect personally identifying information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary.

    This policy is your guide to how we will handle information we learn about you from your visit to our site.

    Reading or Downloading

    We collect and store only the following information about you: the name of the domain from which you access the internet, the date and time you access our site, and the address of the website from which you linked to our site. We use the information we collect to measure the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors.

    Prospectus Requests and Booking an Open Morning Forms

    If you complete the Prospectus and/or Open Morning Request forms, this information will be used only to provide you with a prospectus and associated materials. We may use your contact information to send further information about Barrow Hills School or to contact you when necessary. You may always opt-out of receiving future mailings; if you wish to do so please send an email to marketing@barrowhills.org or telephone Barrow Hills School on +44 (0)1428 683639.

    Online Payment

    You also may send us personal information, for example, in an electronic mail message containing a question or comment, or by filling out a web form that provides us with this information. We use this information to respond to your requests and/or for Admissions purposes as appropriate. The Webmaster may forward your email to colleagues who are better able to answer your questions.

    We want to be very clear: We will not obtain personal information about you when you visit our site, unless you choose to provide such information to us. Providing such information is strictly voluntary. Except as might be required by law, we do not share any information we receive with any outside parties.

    If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you can contact us at marketing@barrowhills.org.

    Cookie Policy

    When we provide services we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. These services are delivered on the internet, which sometimes involves placing small amounts of information as files on your computer, mobile phone or other device. These small files are known as cookies. Cookies cannot be used to identify you personally the information from them is used to improve services for you through:

    • recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don’t need to do it for every web page requested
    • measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there’s enough capacity to ensure that they are fast
    • analysing anonymised data to help us understand how people interact with our services so that we can make them better

    How to Manage Cookies

    There are two types of cookie you may encounter when using our website:

    First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.

    Third party cookies: these are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.

    First party cookies

    Cookies may be used in several places – we’ve listed each of them below with more details about why we use them and how long they will last.

    Name Purpose Typical Content Expires
    ASP.NET_SessionId  Enables the server to recognise the user in their current browsing session. Used to temporarily store non-sensitive data. When the browsing session ends.
    style Used to remember the active accessibility stylesheet on the page. Standard View, Print View, High Visibility 24 Hours

    Third party cookies

    We use suppliers who may also set cookies on their websites’ on its behalf. The Barrow Hills School website does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third party websites for more information about these.

    Provider Name Purpose More Info

    Google Analytics

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    These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Google Privacy Policy
     
    AddThis __atuvc  Enables the share count to update when a page is shared. AddThis Privacy and Data Practices

    We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

    How to control and delete cookies

    However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.

    Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

    If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You’ll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual. To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.

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