+44 1962 851844

info@winchester-english.co.uk

Beaufort House, 49 Hyde Street,
Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 7DX

Privacy policy

This privacy notice explains the usage of www.winchester-english.co.uk under ownership of Winchester School of English. This privacy notice only refers to information collected by Winchester School of English.

Winchester School of English only have access to information that is voluntarily provided via email, through our online forms or other direct contact from you. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organisation, other than as necessary to fulfil your request/operational requirement, for example accommodation or transfer drivers.

Information Collection and Use

For a better experience while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name, phone number, and nationality. The information that we collect will be used to contact or identify you.

Through your choice to use Winchester School of English service you are agreeing to the collection and use of information in relation with this policy.

If you wish to contact us to avail of your rights to:

  • Identify what data we have belonging to you;
  • Change/correct any data we have about you;
  • Ask us to delete any data we have about you;
  • Express any concern you have about our use of your data.

you can do so at any time by contacting us via, info@winchester-english.co.uk

What student information do we collect and why do we use it?

  • Winchester School of English are required to collect personally identifiable information for course bookings (Name, nationality, date of birth, contact details and medical emergency contacts).
  • If a Visa is required, Winchester School of English are required to obtain your Passport Number.
  • Nationality is required to secure a strong nationality mix across our schools and to ensure one nationality per Host Family.
  • Specific medical and dietary information regarding your accommodation or study needs are required to be obtained.
  • All your personal information is kept securely and only used:
    • to enrol you in our school,
    • to process transactions,
    • to help with visa applications,
    • to book accommodation
    • to organise airport transfers

Security

Once sensitive information is submitted via the website, your information is protected both online and offline. While Winchester School of English protects sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/files in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to protect it. Please note that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via info@winchester-english.co.uk

Log Data

We wish to inform you that whenever you visit our website, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computers Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on your computer, smartphone, tablet or other device for accessing the internet, whenever you visit a website or use on-line apps. The lifespan of some cookies varies in that some just last for the time that you spend on a website (sessional cookies) and some persist on your device for longer pre-set periods of time (persistent cookies).

We use cookies to help identify your computer so we can tailor your user experience, track where you are in the course booking process, and identify logged in Agent users.

What type of cookies do we use on the www.winchester-english.co.uk website and why?

Necessary

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure area

Statistical

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Marketing

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

You can disable any cookies already stored on your computer or change your privacy settings at any time via your browser settings, but these may stop our website from functioning properly.

For the website to function fully we require cookies to:

  • Track the course booking process
  • Authenticate your login details if you are logging into the Agent Login area

In addition, the website uses cookies to gather information about how our site is used, including which pages you visit most often. These cookies are anonymous, which means that they wont collect information which identifies you.

This website will not share any personal information with third parties.

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals for the following responsibilities:

  • To facilitate our Service;
  • To provide the Service on our behalf;
  • To perform Service-related services; or
  • To assist us in analysing how our Service is used.

We want to inform our Service users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose

Links to Other Sites

Our Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by Winchester School of English. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Childrens Privacy

Our Services do not address anyone under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal identifiable information from children under 16. In the case we discover that a child under 16 has provided us with personal information, we immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that we will be able to carry out deletion of all activity of said minor.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us

Winchester School of English
Beaufort House
49 Hyde Street
Winchester
SO23 7DX

+44 1962 851844

info@winchester-english.co.uk

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