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Cookies and GDPR

Our Policies

Please check on the statements below


The Graveley School website uses cookies, which are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. They cannot be used to get information from your computer about you or read any personal material kept by you on your computer.

The cookie is used to make the link between you and the information you have provided to the website. The creation of a cookie on your computer does not give the website any access to other information such as your email address.

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (the Regulations) cover the use of cookies and similar technologies for storing information, and accessing information stored, on a user’s equipment such as their computer or mobile. Amendments to the regulations came into effect on 25 May 2011 The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 make it compulsory for websites to inform users if cookies are being used, and to provide some information on how cookies are used.

Where the school links to external/third party websites or other Hertfordshire County Council websites/HCC/HfL systems which may set cookies, we have no control over these. Certain of our pages may contain links to Twitter, Facebook and Survey Monkey. These web sites set cookies as part of their processes which we cannot control.

A list of the cookies we use on the site is below: 

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Our school aims to ensure that all personal data collected about staff, pupils, parents, governors, visitors and other individuals is collected, stored and processed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the expected provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) as set out in the Data Protection Bill.

Our  policy applies to all personal data, regardless of whether it is in paper or electronic format. Our policy meets the requirements of the GDPR and the expected provisions of the DPA 2018. It is based on guidance published by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on the GDPR and the ICO’s code of practice for subject access requests.

Our Data Protection Officer is Mrs E Dunnicliffe and she can be contacted at