Who we are
https://sep-bexley.org.uk is managed by the Strategic Education Partnership Manager and the Strategic Education Partnership website administrator on behalf of the Strategic Education Partnership (herein after referred to as ‘we’).
Using our website
You agree to use our website only for lawful purposes. You must also use it in a way that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this site by anyone else.
We update our website all the time. We can change or remove content at any time without notice.
Services and transactions
You can use our website to access online services and transactions.
Some services may have their own terms and conditions which also apply – read these before you use the service.
Linking to our website
We welcome and encourage other websites to link to our website provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
You must contact the Strategic Education Partnership website administrator for permission if you want to either:
Charge your website’s users to click on a link to any page on our website
say your website is associated with or endorsed by our website
We do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames or iframes on your site. Our pages must load into the user’s entire window.
Linking from our website
Our website links to websites that are managed by other government and public sector bodies, service providers or other organisations. We do not have any control over the content on these websites.
We are not responsible for:
the protection of any information you give to these websites
any loss or damage that may arise from your use of these websites, or any other websites they link to
You agree to release us from any claims or disputes that may arise from using these websites.
You should read all terms and conditions, privacy policies and end-user licences that relate to these websites before you use them.
Using our website’s content
Most content on our website is copyright of the Strategic Education Partnership.
Use may be made of this content by educational organisations provided an acknowledgement to the Strategic Education Partnership is included. All other use of our content is subject to our prior express written permission.
We may make content on our website available through feeds for other websites and applications to use. The websites and applications that may use our feeds are not our products, and they might use versions of our content that have been edited and stored for later use (‘cached’).
We do not give any guarantees, conditions or warranties about the accuracy or completeness of any content used by these products. We are not liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of these products.
The most up to date version of our content will always be on our website.
While we make every effort to keep our website up to date, we do not provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties that the information will be:
free from bugs or viruses
We do not publish advice on our website. You should get professional or specialist advice before doing anything on the basis of the content.
We are not liable for any loss or damage that may arise from using our website. This includes:
any direct, indirect or consequential losses
any loss or damage caused by civil wrongs (‘tort’, including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise
the use of our website and any websites that are linked to or from it
the inability to use our website and any websites that are linked to or from it
This applies if the loss or damage was foreseeable, arose in the normal course of things or you advised us that it might happen.
This includes (but is not limited to) the loss of your:
income or revenue
salary, benefits or other payments
profits or contracts
goodwill or reputation
intangible property, including loss, corruption or damage to data or any computer system
wasted management or office time
This is not intended to exclude or limit our liability for:
death or personal injury arising from our negligence
any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law
Requests to remove content
You can ask for content to be removed from our website. We will only do this in certain cases, for example, if it breaches copyright laws, contains sensitive personal data or material that may be considered obscene or defamatory.
Contact the Strategic Education Partnership Manager to ask for content to be removed. You will need to send us the web address (URL) of the content and explain why you think it should be removed. We will reply to let you know whether we will remove it.
Information about you and your visits to our website
We collect information about you in accordance with our Privacy Notice. By using our website, you agree to us collecting this information and confirm that any data you provide is accurate.
We make every effort to check and test our website for viruses at every stage of production. You must make sure that the way you use our website does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which can damage your computer system.
We are not responsible for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer system that might happen when you use our website.
Viruses, hacking and other offences
When using our website, you must not introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or any other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.
You must not try to gain unauthorised access to our website, the server on which it is stored or any server, computer or database connected to it.
You must not attack our website in any way. This includes denial-of-service attacks.
We will report any attacks or attempts to gain unauthorised access to our website to the relevant law enforcement authorities and share information about you with them.
These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.
Any dispute you have which relates to these terms and conditions, or your use of our website (whether it be contractual or non-contractual), will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
There may be legal notices elsewhere on our website that relate to how you use the site.
We are not liable if we fail to comply with these terms and conditions because of circumstances beyond our reasonable control.
We might decide not to exercise or enforce any right available to us under these terms and conditions. We can always decide to exercise or enforce that right at a later date.
Doing this once will not mean we automatically waive the right on any other occasion.
If any of these terms and conditions is held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions will still apply.
Changes to these terms and conditions
Please check these terms and conditions regularly. We can update them at any time without notice.
You will agree to any changes if you continue to use our website after the terms and conditions have been updated.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers downloaded onto a device (computer for example) when a user accesses certain websites.
Cookies help a website to function properly by allowing the website to recognise a user’s device for the purpose of remembering the devices site preferences/details.
There are different types of cookies
Session – this type of cookie is stored in the computer’s memory only during a user’s browsing session and is automatically deleted from the user’s computer when the browser is closed. They do not collect any information from the user’s computer, for example, remembering what a user has put in their shopping basket as they browse around a website.
Permanent – this type of cookie is stored on your computer and is not deleted when the browser is closed. These cookies can remember your settings the next time you come back to the web site, example, remembering what language you have selected.
Flash cookies – Local shared objects (LSOs), commonly called flash cookies, are data files that can be created on your computer by the sites that you visit. These are most often used to enhance your web-browsing experience. E.g. you may ask a site to remember your login name – that information is then stored in the cookie, so on your next visit the website displays your name in the login field.
First party – this type of cookie is set on a user’s computer by the website that you are visiting. E.g. when visiting our site, we will directly place a cookie on your computer. This cookie can only be read by our site; the information that the cookie contains cannot be accessed or read by any other website.
Third party – this type of cookie is issued by a website other than the one you are currently visiting. E.g. when visiting a site that displays advertising, that advertising company could issue you with a cookie, which is known as a third party cookie.
To find out how to allow, block, delete and manage cookies, visit Managing cookies and select the browser you are using. Alternatively, you can also read your browser’s own online help for more information.
Controlling your browser cookies
You can use your browser to:
delete and block all cookies
allow all cookies
block third-party cookies
clear all cookies when you close the browser
open a ‘private browsing’ / ‘incognito’ session, which allows you to browse the internet without storing local data
install add-ons and plug-ins to extend browser functionality
Where to find information about controlling cookies
The lists below show all the cookies that are set by this website and the third-party services that we use.
Please contact the Strategic Education Partnership website administrator if you have any queries about these cookies or would like more information about them.
Cookies set by Google Analytics
The Strategic Education Partnership and Bexley Council do allow the use of Google Analytic cookies to gather data on a totally anonymous basis in order to help us accurately monitor the number of visitors to our website and volumes of usage.
This cookie is typically written to the browser upon the first visit to your site from that web browser
This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session with your site.
Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user.
When you close your browser
This cookie stores the type of referral used by the visitor to reach your site, whether via a direct method, a referring link, a website search, or a campaign such as an ad or an email link
This cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis.
When you close your browser
Corporate Privacy Notice
The London Borough of Bexley is a ‘data controller’ as it collects and process personal information about you. The information it collects is used in accordance with data protection and other relevant legislation. Contact details for the data controller’s representative are:
Data Protection Officer
London Borough of Bexley
2 Watling Street
Kent DA6 7AT email@example.com
0208 303 7777
What personal information do we process?
Personal information can be any information that relates to or identifies a living person.
On this website this includes your name, your job title, work address, your work email address and work telephone number. In addition, for members, we store photographs and pen portraits.
What is the purpose of processing your personal information?
We process personal information of Strategic Education Partnership members, including photographs and pen portraits, to inform all of the members of the user group about those members who are directly involved.
We process information about members of the wider user group in order to maintain a password protected platform for Bexley’s education community, eg The Regional Schools Commissioner’s Office, the Cabinet Member for Education, LA officers involved with education, senior executives of academy trusts operating in Bexley, head teachers, chairs of governors and those involved directly with the Partnership.
We collect certain information or data about you when you use our website.
Forms you complete, questions, queries or feedback you leave, including your work email address
your IP address, and details of which version of web browser you used
information on how you use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques to help us improve the website
details to allow you to access our website eg an email address (you’ll always be told when this information is being collected, and it will only be used for the purpose you provide it for)
This helps us to:
deal with your requests and tailor content to your need
conduct our own surveys and research
improve the site by monitoring how you use it
respond to any feedback you send us, if you’ve asked us to
provide you with information if you want it
We can’t personally identify you using your data.
What is the lawful basis for processing your personal information?
When you join the website, you give your consent to our storing the personal information listed above.
Who are recipients or categories of recipients of your personal information?
We will generally only allow your personal information to be used by those Strategic Education Partnership staff who need to perform their functions.
Your personal information (contact details) will only be shared via the website with other members of the Partnership with your permission, eg if you offer support to other schools via a case study or learning visit. We will not make your information available to companies for marketing purposes.
How long do we keep your personal information?
We only keep your personal information for as long as you are a registered member of the Strategic Education Partnership or a registered member of the Bexley education community. You can amend or withdraw your personal information at any time, via the website or by emailing the Strategic Education Partnership Manager. The list will be updated on an annual basis for the beginning of each academic year.
Keeping your personal information secure
Transmitting information over the internet is generally not completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the security of your data. Any data you transmit is at your own risk.
We have procedures and security features in place to try and keep your data secure once we receive it.
Your individual rights
At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you have the following rights:
The right to access your personal information that we hold about you. To access
your personal information see here
The legal basis for processing your personal information is consent and you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time by notifying us. However, if you withdraw your consent, it will not be possible for you to continue to access the password-protected areas of the Strategic Education Partnership website.
Links to other websites
Our website contains links to and from other websites.
Following a link to another website
Following a link to our website from another website
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses ‘cookies,’ which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how users use the website. The information generated by this cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
Google uses this information to evaluate your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity.
Google may also transfer this information to third parties, when required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
By using the website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
The right to lodge a complaint
You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office at:
The Information Commissioner
Cheshire SK9 5AF
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 0303 123 1113