Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

Box Hill School takes the privacy of website visitors seriously. Our various websites may handle personal data differently, and these are detailed below:

Main Website

This site uses cookies to collect non-personal and anonymous statistics concerning site visitors, via Google Analytics. If you request a brochure, your personal data is sent directly to the School and may be retained by our Admissions department. Information supplied to us using this form will not be passed to any third party.

This site is not linked to any third-party servers, does not serve advertisements, and will not collect personal data without your express consent.

Parents Website

This site uses cookies to process personal logins and improve your experience when using the site. This site uses data already provided to the School for this purpose, and will not collect data without your express consent. Any data provided through this site (change of address, or use of the messaging system) is sent directly to the School and will not be passed to third parties.

This site is not linked to any third-party servers, does not serve advertisements, and will not collect personal data without your express consent.

Alumni Website

This site uses cookies to process personal logins and improve your experience when using the site. This site uses data already provided to the School for this purpose, and will not collect data without your express consent. Any data provided through this site (change of address, or use of the messaging system) is sent directly to the School and will not be passed to third parties.

The site is provided by a third party (InTouch), but managed by Box Hill School staff. It does not serve third-party advertisements, and will not collect personal data without your express consent.

BHSA

This site is managed by the Box Hill School Association, a parent body. The site has its own privacy policy which you can view.

Intranet

This site can only be accessed by Box Hill School Staff and Students, using appropriate authentication details. The site uses cookies to process this authentication, and to improve the experience of using the site.


Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

Some of our sites use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our websites may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.