The Ethel Walker School is an independent, college preparatory, boarding and day school for girls in grades six through 12 plus a postgraduate year. Since 1911, The Ethel Walker School has excelled at preparing students to make a difference in the world. Members of this diverse community are dedicated to scholarship, the arts, athletics, wellness, and service. The satisfaction of achievement and joy of friendship are fundamental principles as the School empowers girls to lead with integrity, respect, confidence, courage, conviction and a love of learning.
Reference in this notice to “personal data” means any information that identifies, or could reasonably be used to identify, a living individual, either on its own or together with other information. The Ethel Walker School is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
Please read this notice carefully to understand our practices with respect to personal data.
As a School, we regularly receive personal data as part of our professional activities. We may collect your personal data:
Ordinarily, you will have provided any such data to us. But in some cases, we may collect data about you from a third party source, such as government or credit reporting agencies, an information or service provider or from public records.
The personal information that we collect and process may include:
Whether we receive your personal data directly from you or from a third party source, we will only use your personal data in connection with our professional activities. These “Permitted Uses” may include:
If you have given us your express consent, we may process your personal data for additional purposes. You may withdraw your consent at any time by emailing the school at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional purposes for which we may process your personal data may include:
In cases where we share your personal data, The Ethel Walker School will only do so in accordance with applicable data protection laws and will take appropriate safeguards to ensure its integrity and protection. Examples of sharing data include college advising, providing class and parent volunteers contact information.
We will take appropriate technical and organizational measures against unauthorized or unlawful processing of your personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, your personal data in accordance with our internal security procedures covering its storage, access and destruction. Personal data may be stored on our own technology systems, those of our vendors or in paper files.
We will delete your personal data when it is no longer reasonably required for the Permitted Uses or you withdraw your consent (where applicable), provided that we are not legally required or otherwise permitted to continue to hold such data. We may retain your personal data for an additional period to the extent deletion would require us to overwrite our automated disaster recovery backup systems or to the extent we deem it necessary to assert or defend legal claims during any relevant retention period.
In addition to your rights under applicable data protection legislation and where we are permitted or required by applicable law and regulation and by our professional obligations, we will provide you, upon request, with a copy of your personal data retained by us and readily available and we will correct any errors identified by you. Except as set forth above, we will not use your data for any automated decision making or any profiling and you have the right to restrict our processing of your personal data as well as the right to lodge a complaint with supervisory authorities regarding the processing of your personal data.
This Privacy Notice was updated in February 2019. We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Notice from time to time to reflect changing legal requirements or our processing practices. Any such changes will be posted on this website and will be effective upon posting.