Parent and student personal details are collected as part of the service we provide at UK Virtual School. This includes contact details, student SEN & medical information and photo / video permissions and any information collected as part of the teaching we offer. All details held about you are visible in your ‘My Account’ page.
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. .
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, programming tasks etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
User activity and cookies may be used for the purposes of website analytics and to help us improve the running of the website.
Analytic data may be shared with third parties such as search engines. Where users have set their browser preferences to allow targeted advertising, personal data including location and usage may be shared for the purposes advertising. If you do not want this information shared, please set your browser preferences to decline this.
We may share information with partner organisations we are directly working with to offer specific service. We will not sell or share your details to third parties unless in circumstances where we are legally obliged to share data due to criminal investigation or safeguarding concerns.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
All orders are held live or archived for 7 years for accounting purposes.
If you have an account on this site you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
- All data on the site is regularly backed up and continuity procedures are in place to ensure minimum disruption to service should a website error occur.
- UK Virtual School is registered as a data controller with ICO and we have data protection procedures in place which all staff are expected to follow. This includes clear procedures of how to report any breach of data protection.
- In line with UK Safeguarding law, where a child discloses anything to us which indicates that they may be at risk of physical or mental harm, we have a duty of care to record and pass these concerns on. At this time, personal details linked to that account may be disclosed to relevant authorities.