The following document relates solely to information gathered via www.queenscollege.org.uk.
What we collect, and how we use it
Our website features a couple of forms in which you are asked for personal information such as your name and contact details. In these circumstances, you will be anticipating a direct response from Queen’s College. The information you provide will be retained purely for internal use and communicating directly with you. We fully respect the privacy of parents, prospective parents, guardians and Old Queenians, and will never pass this information on to a third party.
Our website uses analytical cookies as part of Google Analytics. These are cookies that track visitors' usage of our website and how they reach it (but rest assured that information is collected anonymously – no personal information is stored). The reason this information is important to us is because it helps us to identify how people tend to use our website and what software they use to view it, which in turn allows us to refine the website and make it more useful. For example, a substantial percentage of visitors to our site now use mobile devices rather than desktop computers - knowing this allows us to take into consideration that many people are viewing our website on small displays and/or devices that use touch interfaces.
If you wish to opt out of Google Analytics on any website you visit, there is a browser plug-in available from Google which will manage this for you.
Third party websites
Although we provide links to many third party websites, Queen’s College bears no responsibility for the content of these websites as they do not fall under our control. Please refer to the privacy statements of those websites for details on how they use your information.
If you wish to let us know directly about your experience of our website, or flag up any problems you may have encountered whilst using it, you can email the webmaster.
If you believe that any information we hold about you is incorrect, please use the contact details at the bottom of this page to inform us as soon as possible.
What Are Cookies?
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies, but this is entirely your choice.
The Cookies We Set
This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.
This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.
When you submit data to us, through a form such as those found on contact pages, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
In order to provide you with a great experience on this website we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be recalled whenever you interact with a page.
Third Party Cookies
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.
From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.
As we sell products or tickets it's important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site actually make a purchase and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track. This is important to you as it means that we can accurately make business predictions that allow us to monitor our advertising and product costs to ensure the best possible price.
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work, social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site. These cookies may contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.
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