Privacy Policy

This policy sets out the basis on which we process any personal data we collect from you or that you provide to us, through our website.

St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School will never sell your personal data to anyone.

St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School (“SMRT”) is the operator of and is the data controller. SMRT is a school based in the United Kingdom. The address is: St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School, Somerset Square, Bristol, BS1 6RT.

SMRT take the security of personal data extremely seriously and we are committed to protecting and preserving the privacy of individuals who visit our website. We never sell personal data and we carry out all processing in strict compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).

Personal data (“data”) means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

What personal data do we process and for what purpose?

Submitted data
You may provide or we may collect data from you at a number of points, including when you:

• complete a form on our website, for example when you submit an enquiry via a contact form, update us with a change to your contact details or submit an application for your child/children to join the School

This data may include:

• your name and salutation
• your child’s full name and tutor group
• your child’s date of birth
• your child’s gender
• your home address
• your home and/or mobile telephone number
• your work telephone number
• your email address
• your home address
• your child’s mobile phone number
• your child’s email address
• your parent/carer relationship to a child
• your child’s current school and date started
• your child’s current tutor
• whether your child has been or is in local authority care
• whether you hold a valid UK passport and your current citizenship status
• your child’s choice of subjects to study in the Sixth Form
• your child’s current courses, expected grades and course type at pre-16
• your child’s choice of additional subject preferences not currently listed as being provided by the Sixth Form
• you and your child’s place of worship over the last 5 years which includes:
• the name of the Church/Place of Worship
• the address of the Church/Place of Worship
• the dates of attendance
• the name of the authorised representative of your/your child’s Church/Place of Worship
• the telephone number of the authorised representative of your/your child’s Church/Place of Worship
• the email address of the authorised representative of your/your child’s Church/Place of Worship
• information you provide to support your application to the Main School and Sixth form
• the name and tutor group of a sibling who attends the School
• your Church Grouping declaration (see our Main School application forms available from:

We use your submitted data for the following purposes:

• to provide you with information that you request from us
• to update our records with changes to your personal information
• to process your information when considering an application to join the School

Usage Data
With regard to each of your visits to our website we may automatically collect information including the following:

technical information, including your browser type and version, internet service provider, device type, screen resolution, language, operating system and platform;
information about your visit, including what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got to the site (including date and time); page response times, length of visit, what you click on, documents downloaded and any download errors.

We use usage data to facilitate your user experience when visiting our website and for security purposes (e.g. to identify and stop misuse). We also process this data for statistical purposes to improve our website and the services we provide.


When you visit, we collect standard internet log information and details about the behaviour of visitors to our site. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of our site and to provide you with a better experience. We collect this information in a way which does not personally identify you and we do not match it with any further data on an individual user.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device to help our website provide a better user experience. Cookies are stored on your stored on your individual device and you have full control over their use.

You may deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by using the Cookie Consent bar located at the foot of the website home page. This works strictly in accordance with the rules of the GDPR and uses the model of Explicit Consent to manage cookie files i.e. no cookies will be transmitted to your device without your consent. In accordance with the GDPR you may reconsider your initial cookie decision to accept or reject cookies at any point during your visit to our website.

You may also deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings of your web browser. Cookies that are already stored may be deleted at any time. To find out more about cookies and how to manage or delete them, visit

If you choose to disable cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on our website.

For more information please see our Cookie Policy.

Third party Links
Our site may, from time to time, contains links to and from third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Keeping your data secure
We endeavour to maintain a safe and secure web form submission process on our website. SMRT advises that no data transmitted via the internet can ever be guaranteed as secure and the user discloses their contact details at their own risk.

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as enquiries that you send to us as a site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from "http: //" to "https: //" and the lock symbol in your browser line. Using the SSL security protocol on our website means that the data you send to us using our website forms is encrypted and cannot be read by third parties.

Once we have received your information, we will use strict internal procedures and security measures and will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Data retention
All data submitted to us will be retained for as long as is necessary for the purpose(s) for which we originally collected it. We may also retain information as required by law. We will store your usage data until such time when you withdraw your consent for us to do so.

Your data subject rights
You have the right to ensure that your personal data is being processed lawfully and can exercise this right in accordance with data protection laws and regulations.

You have a right to request from us information about the personal data SMRT hold about you and to receive a copy of this data. You also have a right to rectification/correction, erasure and restriction of processing of this data.

If you have any questions or comments relating to the use of personal data or want to exercise any of your data subject rights you may contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Any data subject access request must be made in writing and we will provide your personal data to you within the statutory timeframes. To enable us to ensure we effectively manage your request, we may require further information from you.

Where you have provided consent, you may withdraw it at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of the processing that was carried out prior to withdrawing it. Whenever you withdraw consent, you acknowledge and accept that this may negatively affect the quality of our ongoing service to you. You also agree that SMRT shall not be held liable with respect to any loss and/or damage to your personal data if you choose to withdraw consent.

Where personal data is processed for the above purposes on the basis of SMRT’s legitimate interests, under the GDPR, you may object to such processing at any time. To do so please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Changes to this policy
We may revise this Website Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes we may make will be published on this page and we will post a notification of any updates on our site.

Should you have any queries regarding this website privacy policy or would like to request or modify any contact details we hold for you, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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