The General Data Protection Regulation 2017 requires the Greek Community School at St. Cyprian’s to provide you with certain information when you have provided it with personal data. ‘Personal data’ means information relating to an identified or identifiable living person.

Who are we?

Greek Community School at St. Cyprian’s is a Greek Community School based in South London teaching children from Reception to A ‘Level and Adult classes.

What information will we collect from you?

We will only collect information from you that is relevant to the circumstances in which we are working with you. In particular, we may collect the following information from you which is defined as ‘personal data’: Personal details – name, date of birth, address, contact details, next of kin contact details; copies of passport and driving licence; family, lifestyle and social circumstances; Financial details; Business activities; Education and employment details; Goods or services provided; visual images, behaviour and standards of work or performance; time logs. You will be informed of any other data we collect orally or through email at the time of collection of the data. We may also need to collect information that is referred to as being in a ‘special category’. This could include: Racial or ethnic origin, disability information, criminal convictions, marriage status, mental or physical health including dietary requirements, religious beliefs, criminal convictions and education specific information including pupil attainment records, safeguarding files and education. You will be informed of any other data we collect at the time of collection of the data.

How will we use your information?

We may use your information to enable us, through our arrangements with you, to meet our charitable and educational objectives through our various legitimate business concerns and commercial activities. In particular, your data may be used to meet statutory requirements for local and national organisations; to help us to provide education or services in the field of education or a similar field; training to our customers and clients; to promote and provide our services; to maintain our own accounts and records for staff, pupils and parents; and to support and manage our employees, any of which may be necessary for the performance of any contract or arrangement between us. We may also use it for:

Pupil assessment and tracking; child protection and safeguarding purposes; administering any accounts; processing bank details for payment purposes; the prevention or detection of fraud; market research; marketing; Disclosure and Barring Service checks; credit reference checks

Who will we share your information with?

We sometimes need to share the personal information we process with other organisations with whom we work to deliver the activities described under the paragraph “How will we use your information?” What follows is a description of the types of organizations we may need to share some of the personal information we process with for one or more reasons:

Employees; pupils; parents; business associates, clients, local and national regulatory authorities, local governing bodies; charities; professional advisers; educators and examining bodies; current, past or prospective employers; family, associates and representatives of the person whose personal data we are processing; healthcare professionals; social and welfare organizations; regulatory authorities; employment and recruitment agencies; suppliers and service providers; consultants and professional experts; persons making an enquiry or complaint; other companies in the same group; central government; police forces, courts; data storage companies

The current list of data processors is; Cyprus Education Mission, Education Department Embassy of Greece, Department of Education, Croydon (Local Authority), Gmail, MailChimp,

For how long will we keep your information?

We will keep your information throughout the period of time that we work with you and for the duration of any project or association with us as part of which you provided the personal data, and for a period of six years from that point or until it is no longer necessary for us to hold the data.

Will my data be transferred outside the European Economic Area?


What rights do you have?

You have a series of rights under the General Data Protection Regulation including the right to access a copy of the information we hold about you, to have data we hold erased, to restrict the use of your data, to object to marketing use of your data, the right to withdraw consent to our processing of your data, rights concerning the portability of your data. Further information on this issue can be obtained from our Committee Chair and Bursar.

Who can you complain to if you are unhappy about what we have done with your information?

If you are unhappy about how we are using your information then initially you should contact the Committee Chair or Bursar and if your complaint remains unresolved then you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office, details available at

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy, you can contact us using the information below.


Springfield Road, Thornton Heath

London, CR7 8DZ

United Kingdom

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:

We will notify you via email within 1 business day

Changes to this privacy policy

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will not reduce your rights under this Privacy Policy without your explicit consent. We will post any Privacy Policy changes on our website and, if the changes are significant, we will provide a more prominent notice (including email notification of Privacy Policy changes). We will also keep prior versions of this Privacy Policy in an archive for your review.

About cookies

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to Greek Community School at St. Cyprian’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Cookies on our website

Greek Community School at St. Cyprian’s uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:

  • we use session cookies on our website to recognise a computer when a user visits the website
  • rack users as they navigate the website
  • improve the website's usability
  • analyse the use of the website
  • administer the website
  • prevent fraud and improve the security of the website

Google cookies

Greek Community School at St. Cyprian’s uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google's privacy policy is available at:

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.

Blocking cookies

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  1. in Internet Explorer (version 10) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy" and then "Advanced";
  2. in Firefox (version 24) you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", "Privacy", selecting "Use custom settings for history" from the drop-down menu, and unticking "Accept cookies from sites"; and
  3. in Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Content settings", and then selecting "Block sites from setting any data" under the "Cookies" heading.
  4. in Safari 7 (Mavericks): you can block all cookies by clicking Safari Preferences, and then click Privacy, Select an option in the “Block cookies and other website data” section.

Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

Deleting cookies

You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:

  1. in Internet Explorer (version 10), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at;
  2. in Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options" and "Privacy", then selecting "Use custom settings for history", clicking "Show Cookies", and then clicking "Remove All Cookies"; and
  3. in Chrome (version 29), you can delete all cookies by accessing the "Customise and control" menu, and clicking "Settings", "Show advanced settings" and "Clear browsing data", and then selecting "Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data" before clicking "Clear browsing data".
  4. in Safari 7 (Mavericks): In Safari Preferences, and then click Privacy, Click Remove All Website Data, or click Details, select one or more websites, then click Remove.

Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.