Privacy Policy and Cookies – Updated

We are committed to protecting the privacy of users of our sites. Set out below is our policy regarding information from the users of this website. This policy only applies to our site. If you leave our site via a link or otherwise, you will be subject to the policy of that website provider. We have not control over that policy or the terms of the website provider and you should check their policy before continuing to access the site.


Our website uses cookies to improve your experience and provide SENAD with a better understanding of how users are interacting with the site. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of anonymous information which are downloaded to your personal computer, mobile or other device when you visit a website. When you browse the site it uses this cookie to ‘remember’ some of the things you did on the website last time, for example if you’ve changed the website colour theme to dark to improve your browsing experience, you won’t have to do that again next every time.

We use cookies on this site to:

  • Enable some functions of the site (like remembering preferences)
  • Let you share pages with social networks like Facebook and Twitter
  • Track how people use the site so we can make it better

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you are able to do this, however it is likely that this means our website will not work as you would expect it too.

Turning Cookies off

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser setting. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

What cookies do we set?

Site Colour PreferencessitestyleRemember the user selected colour theme to improve the experience for visually impaired users. Expires after 30 days.
Administrator CookiesVariousFor users that login to manage the site we set cookies to remember their administrative preferences.

Third Party Cookies

Google Analytics

Like most sites, we use Google Analytics to track user interaction and compile visitor statistics which help us to continuously improve our website.

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These cookies are set by Google Analytics. These cookies are used to anonymously track visitor numbers and use of the website. We use the information in the Google Analytics tool to compile reports and help us improve the site.

Further information: Google Analytics – Privacy Overview

Google Translate

A third party tool from Google to allow automatic language translations

Google TranslategoogtransRemember the user selected language. Expires at the end of the session.

CQC Reports

A third party tool to embed CQC Reports on

CQC Reports_gat_cqcTrackerTemporary CQC cookie. Expires at the end of the session.


We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

Website Data Storage

All data collected on is stored and backed-up in the UK. More information on our website data compliance to follow.

Data collection

Who is the Data Controller?

The data controller and Data Processor is the SENAD Group and any related companies in the SENAD Group.

What purposes is personal data processed and who is it shared with?

The information you provide will be transferred and stored within the EU. Our internal website administrators, along with website administrators at Stimulating minds will have access to this data. Stimulating Minds never access or share this data unless requested to by us. A list of administrators with access to this data can be provided on request.

Enquiry Forms

The SENAD Group (and any related companies in the SENAD Group) is the data controller for enquiry forms sent from our website. The data you provide will be used to contact you by the Referral Manager or Referral and Parent Support Officer. You will be contacted by the medium you request on the enquiry form. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Customer Relationship Management system to enable us to progress and manage your enquiry.

When you completed the enquiry form you will have been asked to give us your specific consent to for us to stay in touch with you for marketing purposes. If you wish to withdraw or change your marketing preferences at any time you are able to do so here:

Job Applications

The SENAD Group (and any related companies in the SENAD Group) is the data controller for the information you provide to use during the recruitment process, unless otherwise stated. If you have any queries about the application and recruitment process or how we handle your information please contact us at

Our online application system is maintained by our website administrator, Stimulating Minds and our hosts, Host100. Job applications are from the system directly to the recruitment and HR team dealing with the job you are applying for. Job application forms will be stored on the website server for one month and will then be automatically. Information you provide on job applications will not be used for marketing purposes.


The SENAD group of companies is the data controller for the information you provide when using the LiveChat function on our website. The data you provide will be used to progress your enquiry and is stored on Livechat servers, Dallas, USA. If you have queries about the Livechat process and how we handle your data please contact us at

How long is my data going to be held on the website?

Enquiry forms and job applications will be held on the website server for one month and then automatically deleted.  LiveChat will hold details of chats/tickets in an archive. See below for your rights to request this information to be erased.

Will I be subject to automatic decision-making?

We do not use your data for automated decision making

Your rights regarding your personal data.

  • You have the right to access the information we hold on you at any time. To make a ‘subject access request’ email
  • We will provide this information in a timely manner at least within 1 month
  • You have the right to have any information you have provided us rectified, restricted or erased at any time. Please email
  • If you wish to change your marketing preferences then please visit

What happens if I do not give you consent to store my personal data?

We will not store your personal data unless given consent. Where legitimate interest applies (for example within the online job application process) we will clearly state that your data will be stored as a necessary part of the job application process.

Who can I complain to if I feel my rights are being violated?

If you have a concern about how your personal data is being process please contact our Data Protection Officer, Stacy Parker Tel: 01332 378840. You may also contact the ICO.

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be published on this page.