Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when the WLSA Foundation website collects your personal information. It applies to information we collect about visitors to our website.

Visitors to our Website

When someone visits we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. All personal data is collected and stored in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

1. Privacy Policy and Data Protection

The World Leading Schools Association (WLSA) is committed to safeguarding your privacy. This policy explains how WLSA makes use of and protects the information you give when using this website. If you are asked to provide information whilst using the website, it will only be used in the ways described in this policy.personal data we collect from visitors, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us and us alone.

2. Uses made of the information

How we collect information

We only collect personal information when you give it to us. For example, when you contact us using the ‘Contact Us’ section of the website, book a ticket to an event, book onto any of our schools programmes or donate to us. We may also collect information about your usage of the website using cookies (see below) but this is anonymous.

2.a) What information we collect

We may collect the following information when you fill in forms on the site:

  • Name and job title.
  • Contact information, including home address, postcode and email address.
  • Only if purchasing items or making a donation: bank card details.

2.b) Cookies

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive which enables our website to identify your computer as you view different pages. Under the European Union’s e-Privacy Directive, we need your permission to store cookies on your computer or device.

Like many non-profits, we need time to develop the website to enable us to record permission from our visitors. Until that time, the best means for us to get your consent is by letting you know here how we use cookies. If your internet browser’s settings accept cookies then we assume that you are happy for us to use them. If you do not wish us to use cookies, then please change your browser settings to turn them off and delete them from your browsing history.

  • Please be aware that disabling cookies may affect your experience of using the website. If you are visiting the site anonymously, we cannot access any personal information about you. However, we may still use cookies to collect information on:
    Which pages you visit;
  • The amount of time you spend on the site or a particular page;
  • Whether or not you have visited the site before;
  • How you came to our website – for example, through an email link or a search engine;
  • The type of computer, browser, network location and internet connection you use.

2.c) How we use your information

  • For our own internal records.
  • To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • To monitor website usage.
  • To send registered users emails about our resources, programs and events.
  • To fulfil orders for tickets for events or to process any donations made to WLSA
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; and
  • To notify you about changes to our service.

3. Links with third party websites

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from third parties’ 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.

4. Your rights to access personal information

GDPR gives you the right to access information held about you. You may request details of the personal information which we hold about you by emailing [email protected].

5. Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page, you should check the policy each time you access our site.

6. Contact

If you have any concerns, questions or comments regarding the data held about you by The WLSA Foundation please contact [email protected].

We will never sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties. You may request details of the personal information which we hold about you by emailing [email protected].