We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information. We collect certain information or data about you when you use our website.
your IP address from which you access our website, and details of which version of web browser, operating system and device type used;
the date and time of your visit;
the website address of the website from which you accessed our website;
the country from which you viewed our website.
This helps us to:
improve our website by monitoring how you use it;
respond to any feedback you send us, if you’ve asked us to - this will be communicated via Aberdeenshire Council's email servers not directly through our school website;
unless you voluntarily submit personal information to us (for example, by sending us an e-mail) we cannot personally identify you using your data.
Questions, queries or feedback you have should be sent via email. Currently all qualitative communication between the school and online traffic is through Aberdeenshire Council's corporate email servers - not through our school website or the Wix service servers;
Where your data is stored
Our school is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to share our news with you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall.
How we will communicate with you
Whenever you make contact with Whitehills School this will be done directly through Aberdeenshire Council's email servers or telephony and not through our school website. Commenting on news and blog posts on this site has been disabled. The only information available on our school website will be school related with children, young people and staff who have gave explicit permission to have photographs shared online.
We do not collect personal information and no part of our site should ask you for your personal information. Data is collected anonymously in aggregate only, which allows us to to collect information on how the website is used, while allowing you to enjoy browsing our website.
Who to contact