Privacy Policy

Data protection has changed in the UK. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018 and the Data Protection Act 2018 has updated protection laws for the digital age. The links on this page explain how King Edward’s School and our legal entity and data controller, The Schools of King Edward VI in Birmingham, will use any personal data it collects.

Parent, pupil and staff privacy notices

Our parent, pupil and staff privacy notices are controlled by our legal entity and data controller, The Schools of King Edward VI in Birmingham, and can be viewed on the GDPR and Third Parties page on their website.


A special relationship exists between King Edward’s School and its alumni and friends. Remaining in regular contact with as many of our alumni and friends as possible is very important to us, but so is your privacy. Our Privacy Statement found at explains how your data is held, processed and for what purpose.


Our Website Privacy Policy below provides information about how King Edward’s School uses your personal information in relation to using our website:


Our Cookies Policy provides information on what cookies are, which cookies are used on and why, and how you can control the use of cookies.

Website privacy policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

King Edward’s School treats the privacy of its website users seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy. King Edward’s School is a charity based in the United Kingdom.

What this privacy policy covers

This policy covers how King Edward’s School treats personal information that King Edward’s School collects and receives, including information to your past use of our website. Personal information is information about you that is personally identifiable like your name, address, email address or phone number, and that is not otherwise publicly available.

This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that we do not own or control, or to people that we do not employ or manage.

Information collection and use


King Edward’s School collects personal information whenever a user chooses to contact us via a web form from various pages within the website.

When interacting with us using these methods we ask for information such as your name, e-mail address and telephone number.

King Edward’s School automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address, King Edward’s School cookie information, and the page you request.

We use information for the following general purposes: to customise the content you see, fulfill your requests and for technical web site administration purposes.

Information sharing and disclosure

We do not rent, sell or share personal information about you with other people or nonaffiliated companies except to provide products or services you’ve requested, when we have your permission.

We will use reasonable efforts to ensure that your personal data is not disclosed to regional/national institutions and authorities, unless required by law or other regulations.

Changes to this policy

We may update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by placing a prominent notice on our web site.

Privacy support and contact information

If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact us using the contact details provided at contact us page

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