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CLIFTON PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy sets out how Clifton School uses and protects any information that you give Clifton School when you use this website.
Clifton 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.
Clifton School may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy was last updated on 18th May 2021.

WHAT WE COLLECT

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address, name, the name of your son, his current grade and school
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER

We require this information to understand your needs and to provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our offering and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails offering information that we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

HOW WE STORE YOUR INFORMATION

Clifton has various security measures in place to protect computer systems that comply with generally accepted information security practices and procedures including password controls, encryption processes and antivirus software. This is in addition to the physical security measures adopted by Clifton to ensure that it takes all appropriate, reasonable measures to prevent unauthorised or unlawful access to or processing of information.

HOW WE USE COOKIES

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

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.

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

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us at clifton@cliftonschool.co.za as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.