Privacy Notice

Rastrick Educational Services Limited Privacy Notice

This privacy notice aims to clarify:

  1. what information we collect about you
  2. how we may use information we collect about you
  3. disclosure of your details to others
  4. how long we will keep your information for
  5. your rights
  6. our use of cookies
  7. our data protection policy
  8. how to contact us

Where we link to third party websites, they will have their own privacy and cookies policies and it is your responsibility to review these. We cannot accept any responsibility or liability for the policies of third party websites.

What information we collect

When someone visits our website, we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. This is to allow us to monitor user behaviour and visit rates. This information is anonymous. Where we gather personal information this will be made clear. Our website uses cookies.

When you complete a contact form on our contact us page we will store your information. This can consist of information such as your name, email address and telephone or mobile number. How long this information is stored for depends on whether your child/children subsequently become a pupil/pupils at Rastrick Independent School or Rastrick Nursery and Pre School. A copy of our Data Protection Policy can be obtained free of charge by contacting the School Office.

How we may use the information we collect

The information gathered about you may be used for the following purposes:

  • to contact you in relation to any service you have requested, such as a prospectus or call back
  • to deal with any correspondence we receive from you or any comment or complaint you make
  • in relation to any contribution you have submitted to us, such as photographs to send marketing communications relating to our business, which we believe may be of interest to you
  • to send out general communications to administer the website
  • to improve your browsing experience by personalising the website to enable your use of the services available on the website

When will we disclose your details?

We will not pass your information to any third parties and will keep your information confidential except where disclosure is required for legal reasons (i.e. by police). If at any time you no longer wish to receive marketing correspondence from us, please contact us and we will remove you from our records.

How long we keep your information for?

How long information is stored depends on whether your child/children are, or become, a pupil/pupils of Rastrick Independent School or Rastrick Nursery and Pre School.

Your Rights

We comply fully with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation. This includes your right to access the information we hold about you. You may instruct us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by email at any time.


Our website makes use of cookies to improve your browsing experience. A cookie is a small text file which is stored on your computer by your web browser which enables a website to remember certain information about you, for example, if you are logged in or what items are in your shopping basket.

Read more about our use of cookies below.

Our Data Protection Policy

A copy of our Data protection Policy can be obtained free of charge by contacting the School Office.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this privacy notice or our treatment of your personal data, please write to us by email or by post to Mr. Iain Spencer, Data Officer, Rastrick Independent School, Ogden Lane, Rastrick, West Yorkshire, HD6 3HF


What is a cookie?

A cookie is a text file stored on your computer which contains information that can be used to track your movement between pages on a website. Without them, every page you visit would behave as if it was your first time on the website and not take into consideration any actions on previous pages.
Cookies fall into four categories:

  • Strictly necessary
  • Performance
  • Functionality
  • Targeting/Advertising

Rastrick Educational Services Limited uses all except Targeting/Advertising cookies. For more information on the different types of cookies please see:

The Rastrick Educational Services Limited website uses cookies, which is standard practice on most websites. Without them we cannot deliver a high quality online experience. Some cookies collect anonymous information about your visit, which we use for monitoring purposes and to help us with future developments by understanding how our visitors use our website.

By using the Rastrick EducationalServices Limited website you consent to cookies being used. If you do not consent you must disable cookies but accept that your visit will be restricted to only browsing the public pages, and certain features will not work correctly.

Cookies set by Rastrick Educational Services Limited


Purpose: Known as a session identifier, this allows our server to keep track of you as you navigate through the website so you don’t need to login twice for example. This is a strictly necessary cookie.

Typical content: 32 character string value. Example: ed584b2b3a764e4847319ea20cae10aa

Expires: When you close your browser

Cookies set by third parties

Provider: Google Analytics

Name: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz

Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come from, and what pages they visited. This is a performance cookie.

More information: Google privacy policy

Disabling cookies

You can choose to disable cookies in your browser options. Below are instructions on how to do this in the most popular browsers.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

  1. Click ‘Tools’ and then ‘Internet Options’ (If you don’t see ‘Tools’, press the ‘Alt’ key on your keyboard and it will show)
  2. Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
  3. Select the appropriate setting

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click ‘Tools’ and then ‘Options’ (If you don’t see ‘Tools’, press the ‘Alt’ key on your keyboard and it will show; on a Mac you need to click ‘Firefox’ and then ‘Preferences’)
  2. Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
  3. Next to ‘Firefox will:’ choose ‘use custom settings for history”’
    Select the appropriate setting


  1. Click ‘Edit’ and then ‘Preferences’ (If you don’t see ‘Edit’, press the ‘Alt’ key on your keyboard and it will show; on a Mac you need to click ‘Safari’ and then ‘Preferences’)
  2. Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab
  3. Select the appropriate setting

Google Chrome

  1. In the address bar type: chrome://chrome/settings/content
  2. Select the appropriate setting

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