General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
1. About GDPR
This notice explains how The Island Private School of Limassol processes your personal information/data. In this document “We”, “Us” or “Our” means The Island Private School of Limassol or any part of it.
Our school uses and processes student information within the remit of the (EU) 2016/679 Regulation - General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The Island Private School of Limassol is the Data Controller of personal data about staff, students and their parents and/or guardians. This means that we are responsible for compliance with relevant legislation. Any questions you have in relation to this policy should be directed to info@isl.cy.

2. How and why we collect Personal Data?
Parents/guardians of students provide us with Personal Data about themselves or their family through the application process and other communication processes (orally, e-mails, calls, documents provided to school etc.). This may include contact details, ID details, personal characteristics (such as language, date of birth, behavioral information), safeguarding information (child’s health, disabilities, allergies, medication, dietary requirements etc.).
We collect and use student information, for the following purposes:
• To support learning process
• To provide appropriate pastoral care
• To monitor and report on student achievement progress
• To evaluate the quality of our services
• For safety reasons

3. Storage and disposure of Personal Data
All Personal Data required by the school needs is stored securely in paper and electronic forms for the set amount of time, and then is being disposed appropriately from all devices (including shredding of all paper documents) to ensure the safeguard of information.

4. Access to Personal Data
We may share the data with teaching and administration staff of our school and with
third parties, where doing so complies with relevant legislation. For example:
• Schools, Universities and/or Further Education Institutions that students may attend after leaving us
• Government agencies where we are compelled to provide Personal Data
• Medical organizations — when it is in the student’s interest to do so

We are open to your concerns or complaints about our collection and use of personal data. You can share your concerns with us or make a request for your personal information through email at info@isl.cy.
In the unlikely event that your concern or complaint is not satisfied, you can contact: The Office of the Commissioner for Data Protection: 1 Iasonos str., 1082 Nicosia P.O.Box 23378, 1682 Nicosia Tel: +357 22818456 Fax: +357 22304565 Email: commissionerdataprotection@gov.cy
Cookie policy
SECTION 1 - ABOUT THIS COOKIE POLICY
This cookie policy explains what cookies are and how we use them, including the types of cookies we use, i.e. the information we collect using cookies and how that information is being used, and how the user can control cookie preferences. For more information on how we use, store and protect your personal data, see our Privacy Policy.
You, the user can change or withdraw your consent from the cookie statement on our website at any time. Find out more about who we are, how you can contact us, and how we process personal data in our privacy policy. Your consent applies to the following domain: isl.cy

SECTION 2 - WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text files which are used to store small amounts of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us to make the website work properly, to make it more secure, to provide a better user experience, and to understand the performance of the website and to analyze what is working and where we can improve.

SECTION 3 - HOW DO WE USE COOKIES?
Like most online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are primarily necessary for the proper functioning of the website and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable personal data.
The third-party cookies used on our website are primarily used to understand how the website performs, how you interact with our website, to ensure the security of our services and overall to provide you with a better user experience and to improve and to expedite your future interactions with our website.

SECTION 4 - WHAT TYPES OF COOKIES DO WE USE?
1. Essential - some cookies are essential for you as user to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information.
2. Statistics - these cookies store information such as the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, the pages of the website that have been visited, the source of the visit, etc. This data helps us understand and analyze website performance. and where it needs improvement for you as user to experience the full functionality of our site.
3. Functional - these are cookies that help certain non-essential functionality on our site. These features include embedding content like videos or sharing website content on social media platforms.
4. Preferences - these cookies help us store your browsing settings and preferences, such as language preferences, so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.

SECTION 5 - HOW CAN I CONTROL COOKIE PREFERENCES?
If you decide to change your preferences later during your browsing session, you can click on the Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy tab on your screen. This will display the consent notice again allowing you to change your preferences or withdraw your consent altogether.
In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods for blocking and deleting cookies used by websites. You can change your browser settings to block/delete cookies.