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Westville Girls’ High School reserves the right in its absolute discretion to change the content, suspend or discontinue this website or any aspect thereof at any time. Westville Girls’ High School shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of whatever nature (including consequential loss or damage) suffered or incurred, directly or indirectly, by the user or any other person as a result of relying on, or incidental to, or the use of, or any matter relating to, the information contained on this website.
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The user hereby acknowledges that he/she has read and understands the disclaimer and has agreed to be bound by the terms and conditions hereof.
Westville Girls’ High School is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Westville Girls’ High School may change this policy by updating this page. You should check this page occasionally to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01 April 2017.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
name and job title
contact information including email address
demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
other information relevant to surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping.
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may periodically send promotional emails containing information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
We may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
If you have updated your details on the website or if you have updated your details as Alumni of the school, we may subscribe you to our newsletter.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain 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.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us through our contact page;
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information which we think you may find interesting.
If you believe that any of your personal information is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible. We will promptly make any necessary corrections.