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Privacy Statement & Cookies

Privacy Statement

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we have legal obligations in the way that we deal with Personal Data which we collect. We use leading technologies and encryption software to safeguard your data, and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it.

This site processes the following Personal Data:

  • Personal Data provided by Schools is processed in accordance with School’s Privacy Notices. For further details please see http://www.education.gov.uk/researchandstatistics/datatdatam/privacynotices
  • Personal Data captured by the security and monitoring system of the website. We do not pass on this Personal Data to any third party unless the Data Subject gives us permission to do so, or we are obliged or permitted by law to disclose it. The purposes for capturing this Personal Data are for security and improving the services offered by this website. You consent to using your Personal Data for these purposes. There is no opt-out.

Personal Data are not shared with any organisations for commercial purposes.

Pupils and others, as data subjects, have certain rights under the Data Protection Act including a general right of access to personal data held on them with parents exercising this right on their behalf if they are too young to do so themselves. If you wish to access the personal data held about your child then please write to the Data Controller at the following address.

Data Protection Officer,
Department for Education,
Sanctuary Buildings,
Great Smith Street,
London SW1P 3BT

Cookies

You consent to the storage of cookies by the Tables Website on your computer’s hard drive.

A cookie is a small amount of data which often includes an anonymous unique identifier that is sent to your browser from a website's computer and stored on your computer's hard drive. The Tables Website uses a cookie for security, monitoring and navigation of the website. The cookie is deleted when you log off or will expire after 7 days.

Further information about cookies

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) is an industry body that develops standard and guidelines to support online business processes. It has produced a series of web pages which explain how cookies work and how they can be managed.

Disabling/Enabling Cookies

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings on your browser. The Tables Website site will not work if cookies are disabled. The IAB site tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. This advice currently comprises the following steps (however please check the IAB site for the latest guidance):

If you are using Microsoft Windows Explorer

  • Open ‘Windows Explorer’
  • Click on the ‘Search’ button on the tool bar
  • Type ‘cookie’ into the search box for ‘Folders and Files’
    • Select ‘My computer’ in the ’Look In’ box
    • Click ‘Search Now’
    • Double click on the folders that are found
    • ‘Select’ any cookie file
    • use the ‘Delete’ button on your keyboard

If you are not using Microsoft Windows Explorer, then you should select ‘cookies’ in the ‘Help’ function for information on where to find your cookie folder.

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