Who we are
We are St. Gerard’s Catholic Primary School of Castle Vale, Birmingham, B35 6LB.
Our website address is: www.stgerard.bham.sch.uk
Cookies – a brief summary
To make this website easier to use, we sometimes place small text files on your computer which are known as ‘cookies’.
Cookies improve things by remembering the things you’ve chosen, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you visit a new page and remembering data you’ve given so you don’t need to keep entering it. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
Our cookies aren’t used to identify you personally. They are just here to make the site work better for you. Indeed, you can manage and/or delete these files as you wish. To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org or watch a video about cookies.
You can read about the cookie policies of these below:
Turning cookies off
You can stop cookies being downloaded on to your computer or other device by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. If you do this, however, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
We do not not collect any sensitive personal data on this website.
When visitors leave a message via our Guestbook page, we collect the data shown in that form (Name, Email Address, Comments and Rating). The comments are reviewed before they are published. When published on the website, the Name, Comments and Rating will be displayed on the Guestbook page for others to read. The Email Address is not shown, and is only collected in operation with the guestbook utility, and should we need to get in touch with the person submitting the comments. The Email Address is not passed on to any third parties.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
Operators of the website (not the general public)
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
By default, this website does not collect any analytics data.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users are registered to operate our website (if any), we also store the personal provided in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
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