Holywood Primary School

Your Privacy

This page explains the school's privacy policy and how we will use and protect any information about you that you give when you visit this website.


General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The School is subject to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which imposes obligations on the School as a data controller in relation to the protection, use, retention and disposal of Personal Information.  This website uses leading technologies and encryption software to safeguard your data, and keeps strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it.


What Information Does this Website Collect?

The school collects three kinds of information from visitors to this website:

  • feedback (through visitors emailing us)
  • comments (through visitors posting online comments)
  • parent satisfaction surveys (via optional online surveys)
  • site usage information, using cookies

If you email us from this website we will keep a record of your message for a maximum of three months after the conclusion of correspondence, for reference and audit purposes, after which it will be deleted.

If you post comments on any page of the site, your comments will be sent to one of our moderators to approve. Once approved, your comments will appear publicly on the website for all site visitors to see. They will remain there unless there is a request to delete them.

Parent satisfaction surveys are usually anonymous. If you include your personal details we may retain this information for a maximum of three months after the survey to use for correspondence, reference or audit purposes, after which it will be deleted.

Site usage statistics are anonymous. More information on the cookies we use can be found on our Cookies page.


Further Information

If you have a query or complaint about this privacy policy or about the site, you can contact us using the Contact Us link at the top of this page.


Changes to this Privacy Policy

If this privacy policy changes in any way, an updated version will be placed on this page.