Cookie Usage

We use cookies to help personalise your use of our sites. A cookie is a small piece of information which is sent to your computer's hard drive by the web server so that the website can remember who you are. This information may include information relating to your use of our site, information about your computer such as the computer's IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at our site via a link from third party site, the URL of the linking page. If you are have registered with us this may include your name and email address for verification purposes.
We use information from cookies for purposes which may include:

  • identifying returning users and registrants, and to allow registered users to be presented with a personalised version of the site
  • enabling you to move more easily around our site
  • tracking your use of our site to better develop our sites in accordance with your requirements
  • building up a demographic profile

We may at somepoint use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (”Google”).  Google Analytics uses cookies to help us to analyse how users use the Swale Teaching Alliance Site.  The information generated by the cookie about your use of our sites (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our site compiling reports on website activity for us and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our site.  By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by us and Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

User Access and Control of Data

If you wish to amend any of the Data which we hold about you, or update your marketing preferences, please contact info@stsa.org.uk  or visit the “contact” page of our website. 
In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998, you may request a copy of the personal information we hold about you by contacting the Data Controller by e-mail at info@stsa.org.uk