This website will not store or capture personal data (e.g. name, email address) without the prior knowledge and consent of users. In the event that you are asked to provide personal information to the web site, you may be asked whether you wish to receive any further communication from Mount St Mary's School. We will make sure all personal data that is supplied is held as securely as possible, in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
Mount St Mary's School does not sell or otherwise transfer any personal data to commercial companies or other organisations, with the exception of web statistics (see below) which are hosted and managed by a third party company (ie Google, Inc and other web analytics services).
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.
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