Data Protection & Privacy

Data Protection & Privacy

Privacy Policy

At Reddam House we take care to ensure that personal information collected through our website is treated appropriately and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

How we use your information

This Privacy Policy notice tells you what to expect when Reddam House collects personal information. It applies to information we collect about:

  • visitors to our websites
  • visitors who use our online services, eg those who subscribe to our e-newsletter (Update) or RSS feeds, request a publication from us, or complete a ‘Contact Us’ form.
  • visitors who access other sites through our website eg YouTube or WebMail.

Please note that we will not sell your personal information to Third Parties.

Visitors to our websites

When someone visits we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting the site. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Access to personal information

Reddam House tries to be as open as it can be in terms of giving people access to their personal information. Individuals can find out if we hold any personal information by making a ‘subject access request’ under the Data Protection Act 1998. If we do hold information about you we will:

  • give you a description of it;
  • tell you why we are holding it;
  • tell you who it could be disclosed to; and
  • let you have a copy of the information.

Disclosure of information

  • We will not sell personal information to third parties.
  • We may be required to disclose information concerning you if requested to do so by the police.

How to contact us

Requests for further information should be addressed in writing to:

Reddam House
Berkshire RG41 5BG

Changes to this Privacy Policy Notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 14 July 2012.

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The table below explains the cookies we use on the Reddam House website and why.

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics _utma
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit
Google Services (Translate and Maps) PREF
These cookies are used by Google services like Translation and Maps to store user preferences and information such as what web browser you are using. It is not possible to use these services without these cookies.  
Session ASP.NET_SessionId This Cookie is essential to ensure the website delivers the correct pages to you and the correct and consistent information on those pages. It is only used by this site and expires when you close your browser.  
Login Authentification .ReddamAuth This cookie is required to allow the user access to secure areas of the website. It is generally used by parents to access e-newsletters, diary etc.  
Webmail Login   The Reddam House WebMail is managed through the Reddam House server. Users can only access WebMail if they have been assigned a username and password by the College. This access is routinely granted to scholars and to staff upon joining the College community. Use of the WebMail system is covered by the internal policy for Acceptable Use of the Internet.  
YouTube Cookies   We embed videos from our official YouTube. You may find that cookies are set on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page