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Privacy Notice


This notice contains the key information about how and why we collect your personal information. Personal data is information that identifies you and relates to you, e.g. information about your family circumstances, your financial information and photographs of you.

We strongly recommend reading the full version of our Privacy Policy which is published on the School’s website and can be found here WCS Privacy Policy. You can also obtain a copy of the full Privacy Policy by contacting the Bursar & Clerk to the Governors at the School by email at [email protected]; by telephone at +44 14749834270; or by post at The Bursary, College Road, Wells, Somerset BA5 2SX.

The full version includes additional points, such as the rights you have about your information including what decisions you can make about your information, for how long the School retains your personal information and our legal bases for using your personal information.

The School’s Privacy Policy sets out examples of the different ways in which we use your personal information and where that personal information comes from. Your rights are explained in more detail in the full Privacy Policy, and the School’s Data Protection Officer (the Bursar) can give you more information.

The Bursar is the person responsible at our school for managing how we look after personal information. The Bursar can answer any questions which you may have about how we use your personal information.


Feel free to visit our website anonymously. If you wish to make an enquiry, we will ask for you to complete a form with your contact details in order to process your request. If a link on our website takes you to the website of a third-party, you should refer to the privacy notice relating to that website to understand how your personal information is managed by that third party or how they use cookies.


We use cookies to operate our website, to understand how visitors use our website and to track interaction with us. We will update this notice if we change or add cookies to the site.

Cookies are text files which contain information about your internet usage that is held in your browser or on your computer’s hard drive. There are different types of cookie: some are essential for the site to operate properly, whereas others are aimed at enhancing and personalising your user experience on our site and to deliver a better service to you.

You can turn cookies off at any time by going into your own browser settings. This may have a detrimental effect on your user experience, as some cookies are essential for functionality. We use the following types of cookies for our website: –

Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, we cannot provide some of the basic functionalities of our website. These cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.

Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. We use Google Analytics to track usage and enhance performance of our site. It is important to note, these cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information collected is aggregated and therefore anonymous

Functionality Cookies
These cookies allow our website to remember the choices you make as you browse the site. They provide more enhanced and personal features. The information collected is anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other sites once you leave our site.


We are committed to the protection and security of your personal data. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to protect your information from unauthorised access. As effective as security practices are, no physical or electronic system is entirely secure. If you have a password to access any of our services or systems, you retain responsibility for the secure access to this password. We continue to review our systems and implement additional security features as new technologies become available.


If you are not satisfied by our efforts to resolve your concerns, feel free to contact the Information Commissioner’s Office. Their contact details are:
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
Telephone: 0303 123 1113