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Our nice lawyers want us to share important information about what we do with the information you give us when you use School Guide and how we share that information, so here’s the legal bit.




This privacy policy sets out how Schools Guide ("We") collect and use your personal information when you access our website (our site) By visiting our site and using any of its features, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.


Data Protection


How we may receive information about you
We may collect and process the following data about you:

  1. Information you give us. You may give us information about you by:

    • registering a user account via email or Facebook Connect (one click sign-in)

    • subscribing to the Schools Guide newsletter with your email address

    • uploading and posting reviews our site

    • registering for a school noticeboard, and uploading and posting content to a school noticeboard (Staff Admin)

    • registering to upload and post content to our forum

    • participating in any other social media functions

    • using the Schools Guide app

    • providing feedback or

    • corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise


    The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, personal description, school information and preferences.

  2. Information we collect about you. When you visit our site we may automatically collect the following:

    • technical information, including the internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet, your browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform

    • information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page


  3. Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you as a result of your use of any other websites we operate or other services we provide. We may also receive information about from third parties who we work closely with.



Use of the information

We use the information held about you:

  • to administer our site, our app and for internal operations

  • to improve our site and app to ensure that the content is presented in the most effective manner for you

  • to deal with enquiries and carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us

  • to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us

  • to send you our monthly newsletter (only if you have expressly opted-in)

  • if you are an existing user, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail) with information about goods and services related to our product and our services. If you are a new user, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this



Sharing your information

We may share your personal information with any other member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our holding company and its subsidiaries
We may also share your information with selected third parties including our business partners and suppliers, advertisers and advertising networks, and analytics and search engine providers. They are not allowed to contact you unless for marketing purposes unless you have given permission for them to do so.
We may disclose your personal information to third parties if we sell or buy any business or assets, or if we are under a duty to do so in order to comply with any legal obligation; or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Schools Guide, our customers, or others.



Storage of your data

All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidentia
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.



Your rights

We will explicitly inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for marketing purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. All information that may be used for marketing purposes is collected on a strictly opt-in basis. You can opt-out at any time by contacting us at
If you have submitted your email in order to receive our newsletter, you can use the "Unsubscribe" link at the bottom of that newsletter if you no longer wish to receive it.



Accessing other websites

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. 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.



Changes to this policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.




If you are happy for us to use cookies as described below, all you have to do is continue to use our site as normal. If you would like to block any cookies, please see below for details on how to do so.
We use the following cookies for various functions and features of our site:

  • Double Click for advertising banners

  • Facebook Connect for the Like button and single sign-in for our parent reviews and user account registration

  • Google AdSense for advertising banners

  • New Relic for monitoring site performance

  • Twitter and Facebook advertising

  • Type kit to display custom fonts

  • Rails application cookie for storing users’ session data. Used for logging in and out of user-specific areas of the site

We use these cookies for the proper functioning of our site. If you would like to block any of the cookies used by our site, or other websites, you can do this through your browser settings. Please visit for more information on how to block cookies and/or delete them from your computer. Please note that if you block or delete cookies, our site may not function properly for you.
We also use certain third party tools to enhance your online experience. Some of these will set cookies on our behalf so they can work and give you access to useful features. Please note that we have no control over these cookies.
We use device identifiers to personalize ads, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic. We use these identifiers with our third party advertising and analytics partners. We use cookies on our website to keep track of sessions, preventing you from being logged out each time you visit a new page.




We use third-party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends. These tools collect information sent by your device including screens visited, duration spent on each screen, location & demographics and device & network. The data we collect can neither be attributed to an individual username nor any personal user information.



Contact us

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to

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