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This privacy policy sets out how Much Wenlock Primary School and Nursery uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.
Much Wenlock Primary School and Nursery is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
Much Wenlock Primary School and Nursery may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01/11/2016

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Your name
  • Contact information including email address
  • Your child’s name

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping
  • We may use the information to improve our services.
  • We may periodically send emails about news and events or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.


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.

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.

Cookies Used by this Website

We use the following cookie types:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Specific Cookies in Use

Type: Strictly necessary
Duration: Until you close your browser
Description: To maintain information about each visit to the website and enable core site functionality. This cookie does not contain any personal information, and only lasts for the duration of your visit.

Type: Strictly necessary
Duration: Until you close your browser
Description: We use more than one server to provide web pages. When you visit the website, you are assigned to one of several servers. This cookie is required to track which server you are communicating with in order to present a consistent user experience and remember information about the data you have entered.

Name: wordpress_test_cookie
Type: Strictly necessary
Duration: Until you close your browser
Description: A test performed to see if cookies are enabled on your browser.

Name: bid_1_password_protected_auth
Strictly necessary
Duration: Until you close your browser

Description: Codified session key for authorised users of the website login sections.

Name: wordpress_[hash]
Strictly necessary
Duration: Until you close your browser

Description: The wordpress_[hash] cookie is set for logged in users (staff) to store their authentication details. Its use is limited to the admin console area.

Name: wp-settings-[UID]
Type: Functionality
Duration: 1 Year
Description: wp-settings-[UID] cookies are set for logged in users (staff). The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

Name:  wordpress_logged_in_[hash]
Type: Functionality
Duration: 1 Year
Description: wordpress_logged_in_[hash] cookie is set for logged in users (staff). It indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for improved interface use.

Name: wp-settings-{time}-[UID]
Type: Functionality
Duration: 1 Year
Description: wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies are set for logged in users (staff). The number on the end is their individual user ID. This is used to customise your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

Links to other websites

Our website 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.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to:
Racecourse Lane,
Much Wenlock,
TF13 6JG

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.