Privacy Notice - Website

This privacy notice sets out how Warrington Teaching School Alliance (WTSA) uses and protects any information that you give WTSA when using this website.

WTSA is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

WTSA may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25th May 2018.

Why do we collect and use your information?

We collect and use your information under Article 6.1f of the GDPR (Processing is necessary for a legitimate interest).

We may use information you supply

  • to contact you regarding courses or projects you have expressed interest in
  • to contact you on upcoming projects or courses that you may be interested in

The categories of information that we collect, hold and share include:

  • name and job title
  • contact information (phone number, email address, school associated with)

Collecting information

By completing the contact form on the website you are giving your permission for us to contact you regarding your query and our services.

By completing course booking forms on the website you are giving your permission for us to contact you regarding WTSA courses. You should obtain permission of any 3rd parties you are entering contact information on their behalf.

To change your subscription preferences at any time, or to unsubscribe, you can at any time visit: subscription preferences

Storing data

We hold the information you supply securely within a restricted access part of the WPAT network. This access is limited to WTSA office staff and WPAT office staff. It is routinely backed up each night and these backups are kept for 90 days. All data in the backups is encrypted and on two different servers, both held within the UK.

Unless asked to do so earlier, we will hold your data for a period of two years, from the point of contact, before it is deleted. We will contact you before your information is removed to ask if you would like to continue to receive emails from us.

Who do we share information with?

We will not share or sell information gathered on this website with any 3rd Parties without your express permission.

Requesting access to your personal data

Under GDPR, you have the right to request access to the personal information that we hold about you. To do this, you must make the request in writing to We will require identification before we can look into your request.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


If you would like to discuss anything in this privacy notice, please contact:

  • WTSA Teaching School Director – Caroline Roberts
  • Data Protection Officer for the Multi Academy Trust - Nikki Edwards (