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This privacy policy tells you how we deal with your personal data and privacy when you use or supply information with Mayfield Special School.

Who are we? Mayfield Special School is the data controller (see contact details below). This means that we determine how, and why, your data is processed and stored.

Information we collect from you on our main website

We will collect and process the following data about you in the following ways:

  • Information you give us. This includes information about you that you provide to us by registering for an account or filling out forms on our website,, or by contacting with us via phone, email, or otherwise. It includes information you supply when you register to utilise our services, use any social networking activities on our site, participate in surveys or campaigns, or report a problem with our site. Name, address, email address, and phone number are examples of personal information. If you choose not to disclose your data at any time, we may be unable to deliver the essential service.
  • Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to our site, we will automatically collect the following information:
    • Technical data, such as your IP address, login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, and operating system and platform
    • Information about your visit, including the URL, clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number

Information we collect from you through third-party websites

When you give us information through any other website we operate or other services we provide, we may share this data internally and combine it with data collected on our main website.

Uses made of the information

Information you give us. We use information you give us for the purposes it was given, e.g. if you give us your email address to receive information from us, we will only use your email address for this purpose.

Information we collect about you (e.g. technical information about your website visit).  We will use this information:

  • To administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
  • To improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • As part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
  • To make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about courses, and other events that we think may interest you.

Information we receive from other sources. We may combine this information with the information you give to us and the information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

Further processing or use of your information. If we use your personal data for a new purpose, we will seek your consent to do so where and whenever necessary, before the new processing.

We will remove your personal data when we no longer have reason or consent to hold it.

Disclosure of your information

We will disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of our users, or others.

Where we store your personal data

All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Your rights

Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data. These can be found on the ICO website.

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to information
You have the right to access information held about you. You may be subject to a fee to meet our costs in providing you with the data we hold about you.


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To comply with the Privacy and Electronic (EC Directive) Regulations, we will audit our use of cookies on a regular basis and publish the results here.

Unless you change your browser settings, you agree that we may place cookies on your device by using this website. We believe there is no cause to be concerned about any of the cookies used on our website; nonetheless, some users may have privacy concerns or perceive certain cookies to be harmful.

To assist you in making an informed decision, we have outlined what cookies we use and why.

Types of Cookies we use
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Changes to our privacy and cookie policy

Any future changes to our privacy and cookie policies will be posted on this page. Please return periodically to see if there have been any modifications or changes to our privacy policy.