Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://sacredheart.school.nz.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Membership Login

If you create an account on the website to become a member, customer or make a comment, the website will collect your username, and email address. It will also store cookies as noted below. None of these data are used for any other purpose, apart from allowing you to log in as a member, make comments, and perform administrative tasks like resetting your password.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Personal Information

We collect personal information from you, including information about your:

  • name
  • contact information
  • billing or purchase information

We collect your personal information in order to:

  • be able to provide communication to you about the school and to send you goods that you may have purchased from the online store.

Providing some information is optional.

  • If you choose not to enter your billing address, we’ll be unable to transact your transactions on the online store..
  • If you choose not to enter contact details we’ll be unable to send you communications

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Our website uses server logs and web analytic tools. When you use the website these tools collect information such as your browser and operating system, the internet protocol address of the device you have used to access the website, search terms, your location and what content you view when visiting our website.  The data is collected and aggregated for Sacred Heart College by Google Analytics, a measurement and research service. You can find out about Google Analytics privacy policy in their Privacy Centre.

You can set your browser to block all cookies, including cookies associated with our website, or to indicate when a cookie is being set by us.

Who we share your data with

Besides our staff, we provide access to this information with:

  • our website providers AllTeams Ltd in order to maintain the running of the website.  

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Our contact information

If you have any privacy concerns, please email us at alittle@sacredheart.school.nz

Additional information

How we protect your data

We keep your information safe by storing it on our secure website and restricting access to only necessary personnel .

What data breach procedures we have in place

If there is a data breach, we will inform you by email within 72 hours and provide recommendations.

What third parties we receive data from

This website receives no data from external third parties.