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Privacy Policy

Website Privacy Policy

This policy is to help you understand how and why we collect personal information about you and what we do with that information. It also explains the decisions that you can make about your own information.

Culcheth High School is the data controller of the personal information you provide to us. This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you when you use this website.

What Information do we Collect About You?

We collect information about you when you register with us or place an order for products or services through our school shop or sign up to our school app. We also collect information when you voluntarily complete school surveys, provide feedback and participate in school related activities. Website usage information is collected using cookies.

How will we use the Information About You?

We collect information about you to process an order, manage your account and, if you agree, to email/text you about other these products and services. We use your information collected from the website to personalise your repeat visits to our website. The school uses cookies to record your visit, this data will then be used to provide anonymous analytical data of the website usage and visits.  Culcheth High School will not pass any personal details on from using our website and or school shop/app to third parties.  Please refer to the school’s Privacy policy for information on how we process personal data.

Access to Your Information and Correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us at the address listed at the end of the policy.  We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

Using Information

The Information that we collect is used for the following purposes,

  • the verification of your identity where required
  • for the prevention and detection of crime, fraud and anti-money laundering
  • to provide you with the service activated and registered for
  • for the ongoing administration of the service
  • to allow us to improve the products and services we offer to our customers
  • to offer new products and services to you
  • for research and statistical analysis including payment and usage patterns
  • to enable us to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations

We will retain your information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose(s) above, and in accordance with the law.


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

For further information visit

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Other Websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated in May 2018.

How to Contact Us

We already highly value and protect all of our student, parents and staff data and will update or practices and procedures to keep up to date with current data protection regulations.

For further information about GDPR please visit the ICO website.

We have appointed a Data Protection Officer (DPO) to oversee the way the school handles data and ensure that requests for data are dealt with in accordance with GDPR.

Any subject access requests (SAR), Freedom of Information requests (FOI) and queries you have about the way in which your data is handled please contact our DPO.

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