Privacy Policy

Girvan Academy School Wesbite

Privacy policy

This privacy policy covers Girvan Academy and its website.

Providing visitors with anonymous access

You can access our website home page and browse our site without disclosing your personal data.

The services and links of our website

Our website does not enable our visitors to communicate with other visitors or to post information to be accessed by others.

Girvan Academy provides links to websites. We are not responsible for the content and these are provided purely as a courtesy. Listing of an linked web site should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind and we accept no liability in respect of content. We cannot guarantee that linked web sites will work all of the time and have no control over the availability of the linked web sites.

Social media

This website links to Girvan Academy ran social media accounts and when user clicks on a button that contains icons/ logos from social media platforms, the user will be navigated to that social media platform. The social media accounts that Girvan Academy use are Twitter and Facebook.

Automatic collection of information

We do not automatically log personal data nor do we link information automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific individuals.

Cookie policy

EU legislation requires that all websites clearly specify if cookies are being used and their purpose.

Girvan Academy uses a system call LearnPress as a basis for it’s website, LearnPress uses cookies to know when a guest user (a user without a website account) is viewing the website, we use this information so that the correct content is shown to the correct users.  Girvan Academy also uses Google Analytics which uses cookies to anonymously track activity on our site. We use this information to keep our site relevant and to make it easier to use. We have already set a cookie that is essential to the sites operation.

Our use of cookies

We do not use cookies to store personal information.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

Your personal information

We do not collect or use personal data for any purpose other than to help us to provide the information you request. On our contact page, we have a single contact form that asks for your name and email address and details of your inquiry only. We ask for these details in order to handle your request and to allow us to reply to you about the inquiry. The data is automatically emailed to our email inbox and will be viewed and handled by a member of office staff.  

We do automatically collect statistics about visits to our web site using Google Analytics. This information is used to help us follow browsing preferences on our site so that we can regularly improve our service. These statistics do not contain personal data and cannot be traced back to an individual.

Children’s privacy

We do not knowingly collect personal data from children.


We do not disclose your personal data to our subsidiaries or other organisations. All information can be handled by our office staff or school senior leadership for the sole purpose of handling and responding to your request.

Confidentiality and security

All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors’ personal data.

We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to State institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation.

Access to the personal data we may hold about you

You can ask us for the personal data we may hold about you by sending an email or writing to the school.


Data Protection Officer
Girvan Academy
62 The Avenue
KA26 9DW

Upon request we will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you, although we may require proof of your identity.

You have the right to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate, you may have the data: erased; completed; rectified or amended.

If you have concerns about the processing of your personal data by Girvan Academy you may contact the Data Protection Officer at the address above.