Privacy Policy

Sandringham School 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. Sandringham School 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.


Who are we?


Sandringham School is a School, part of Alban Academies Trust. It is a ‘controller’ under the General Data Protection Regulation.


Will we share your information?


We may share your information with the UK Government Department for Education, the funder of this site and course, for reporting purposes so that they can establish the impact of this course, assess value for money or plan for future courses. We may also share your information with the police and courts where required to do so by the law or as part of a criminal investigation.


For how long will we keep your information?


We will keep your information throughout the period of time that we are running the course. After your last login we will hold your information for up to two years after which your account and information will be deleted. If you login again within this time the timescale will be reset.


What rights do you have?


You have a series of rights under the General Data Protection Regulation including the right to access a copy of the information we hold about you, to have data we hold erased, to restrict the use of your data, to object to marketing use of your data, the right to withdraw consent to our processing of your data, rights concerning the portability of your data. If you wish to contact us about this please email:


Who can you complain to if you are unhappy about what we have done with your information?


If you are unhappy about how we are using your information then initially you should contact the us on the email above where will do our best to resolve your issue. If your complaint remains unresolved then you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office, details available at


What we collect.


– Your name
– Your email address, which may also identify the school that you work at
– Information about the setting that you work in
– Information pertinent to the delivery of the course including:
– Where you last visited in the course
– What certificates you completed
– Your score in any assessments
– The time that you completed any assessments
– The time and duration of visits to the website
– Information on any feedback that you provide to us, which will be used to report to the Department for Education and improve the user experience of the site


Use of information


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


Internal record keeping


transfer of data to third parties, for example under contracts with the website host or operator, or any government department or organisation for whom the website was designed
we may use the information to improve our products, materials and services.
we may periodically send you updates about our research, news and services 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. Information will not be held for longer than it is needed.




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If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.


Embedded content from other websites


Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website. For further details the linked website privacy policy should be consulted.

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 while 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.


Personal information


You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998, or subsequent amending, repealing or replacing legislation concerning data protection and the rights of data subjects, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation and any related legislation and statutory instruments. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to us at EdTech Demonstrator Programme Data Protection Officer, Sandringham School, The Ridgeway, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL4 9N

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.


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