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Privacy Notice – how we use your information

What is a Privacy Notice?

There is a legal right to be informed about how the school uses any personal information that we collect from you when you visit our website. To comply with this, we provide a ‘privacy notice’ to you that explains how we collect, store and use personal data.

We, Ellesmere College, 40 Braunstone Lane East, Leicester, Leicestershire LE3 2FD are the ‘data controller’ for the purposes of data protection law.

Our Data Protection Officer is Sarah Treanor (see ‘Contact us’ below). The DPO ensures, in an independent manner, that an organisation applies the laws protecting individuals’ personal data.


If you would like to discuss anything in this privacy notice, please contact Ellesmere’s Data Protection Officer: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We are committed to protecting your privacy and we comply with the data protection laws applicable to the UK. This Privacy Policy outlines how your personal information is treated.

How and what data we collect via this website

We collect information indirectly from you using cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are consenting to the use of these cookies.

We monitor visitors to our website and may use this data to improve our website performance.  

We collect information about your IP address which may be used to detect the organisation or ISP connecting to the site and an approximate geographic location.

We don’t currently collect personal information directly via the website.

About cookies

This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience.

What are cookies?

Cookies are very small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit websites. We use cookies to ensure we give you the best experience on our website

How do cookies work?

The information stored by cookies allows people to use the details to tailor pages specific to users, or the page can use the data in the cookie to carry information from one visit to the website or related site to the next.

Cookies only use data that has been volunteered by the user or that a webserver already has stored.

Why we collect data

To improve this site by determining how it is being used, and which areas are relevant or not.


We will take every precaution to protect your personal information.

Our website contains links to other websites, you should be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices on other sites.

Subject access requests

You have the right to see what personal data we hold about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please write to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You also have the right to inform us if any of it is inaccurate so that we can correct it, or to delete your data.

Report a data protection breach

If you believe we are in breach of the data protection regulations you can send an anonymous report by completing the form below.