Dunvegan Primary School (DPS) is committed to ensuring the best standards of practice in all its activities. Visitors to the DPS web site can be assured that the protection of privacy and confidentiality are given the highest priority. All personal information is collected, held and used in strict compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
Requirement to sign up to access secure information
Information on some pages of the DPS website, events details and newsletter are securely held and provided to authorised users only. You will be asked to submit your details via the events page log in, and newsletter sign up pages, and your request be submitted to the Head Teacher for approval. Generally this use is restricted to the parents of children currently attending DPS. Refusal to become an authorised user is at the discretion of the Head Teacher, and their decision is final.
DPS does not collect any personal information from visitors to its website other than information that is knowingly and voluntarily given. Anonymous information is collected, such as the number of visitors to the website in a given period, but it is purely statistical and cannot be used to identify an individual user. Cookies are not used to collect any other information from visitors to the website.
Enquiries to Dunvegan Primary School
Visitors interested in DPS can provide contact details via the Contact Us page , Events page authorisation request form or E Newsletter sign up form. Visitors cannot be contacted unless such information is given. Visitors are also invited to give additional information at their own discretion.
Use of Information
The information collected will be used to contact you with further details of DPS current activities or to send newsletters with school information. It may be used for evaluation purposes. You can unsubscribe or inform DPS at any time if you no longer require such information to be sent.
Third Party Disclosure
We will NEVER pass any personal information on to any third party without your prior permission except if necessary for legal reasons.
DPS takes appropriate measures to safeguard the information it holds from unauthorised access or improper use. Our database is stored in a secure, password protected location. Only users authorised by DPS have access to this data.
Integrity of Data
DPS takes all reasonable measures to ensure that the information it holds is accurate. In particular it uses reliable collection methods and destroys or converts to an anonymous form any out-of-date data; visitors, upon unsubscribing and parents when their child no longer attends DPS. Individuals may request details of all personal information concerning them held by DPS so as to contest inaccurate or incomplete data, verify the information and have it corrected it as appropriate.
The DPS website will not collect information from children under fourteen years without parental consent.
Any queries relating to DPS collection or use of personal information should be addressed to the Head Teacher as detailed on the contact us page.