Privacy Policy

Privacy policy   

This privacy policy sets out how Schools Go Smarter via Gateshead Council uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

Gateshead Council is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

What we collect:

Your school and local authority area.

Your details will only be used for monitoring purposes.

How we use your information:

Your email address will be used where you have specifically consented, to contact you with newsletters.

Our website uses Google Analytics so that we can measure what pages on our website are being used and by how many people. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.

For a full explanation of Google Analytics cookies see Cookies and Google Analytics ( external website).

Links to external sites and external RSS feeds:

Our website contains links to other websites and uses RSS feeds from other websites. However, once you have used these links or RSS feeds 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.

Your data and further information:

You may write to the Information Rights Officer at Legal and Corporate Services, Gateshead Council, 1st Floor, Civic Centre, Gateshead NE8 1HH or to ask for a copy of your information and we will respond within 40 days to requests sent by post or e-mail. There may be a charge of £10 to obtain your information or up to £50 if the information requested relates to educational records.

If you have any concerns about the processing of your personal data by Gateshead Council, you may contact the Information Rights Officer, Legal and Corporate Services, Gateshead Council, 1st Floor, Civic Centre, Gateshead, NE8 1HH or the Office of the Information Commissioner, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.