1.0 Our core beliefs regarding user privacy and data protection

  • User privacy and data protection are human rights
  • We have a duty of care to the people within our data
  • Data is a liability, it should only be collected and processed when absolutely necessary
  • We loathe spam as much as you do!
  • We will never sell, rent or otherwise distribute or make public your personal information

2.0 Relevant legislation

Along with our business and internal computer systems, this website is designed to comply with the following national and international legislation with regards to data protection and user privacy:

This site’s compliance with the above legislation, all of which are stringent in nature, means that this site is likely compliant with the data protection and user privacy legislation set out by many other countries and territories as well. If you are unsure about whether this site is compliant with your own country of residences’ specific data protection and user privacy legislation you should contact our data protection officer (details of whom can be found in section 9.0) for clarification.

3.0 Personal information that this website collects and why we collect it

This website collects and uses personal information for the following reasons:

3.1 Site visitation tracking & Cookies

This site uses AW Stats to track user interaction. We use this data to determine the number of people using our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the website.

Although AW Stats records data such as your geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information personally identifies you to us.

AW Stats makes use of cookies. Disabling cookies on your internet browser will stop AW Stats from tracking any part of your visit to pages within this website.

Cookies

This site uses session cookies used by the server to store information about user page activities. These expire once your visit on our website ends.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

3.2 Contact forms and email links

Should you choose to contact us using the email link on our website, none of the data that you supply will be stored by this website or passed to / be processed by any of the third party data processors. Instead the data will be collated into an email and sent to us over the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP). Our own SMTP servers are protected by TLS (sometimes known as SSL) meaning that the email content is encrypted using SHA-2, 256-bit cryptography before being sent across the internet. The email content is then decrypted by our local computers and devices.

4.0 How we collect and store your personal information

We may collect the following information:

  • Contact information including email address.
  • Demographic information such as address and postcode, preferences and interests.
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided, should you have previously agreed to this.
  • We may contact you by email, phone or mail.

5.0 Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

If you would prefer not to be contacted by future emails, please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

6.0 Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

7.0 Data Breaches

We will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any of our third party data processors to any and all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.

8.0 Data Controller and Data Protection Officer

The data controller and data protecion officer for this website is:

Paul Delfgou
Tel: 020 7371 4848
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

9.0 Changes to our privacy policy

This privacy policy may change from time to time inline with legislation or industry developments. We will not explicitly inform our clients or website users of these changes. Instead, we recommend that you check this page occasionally for any policy changes.

What Ofsted and our parents say…

  • We deeply appreciate your kindness and admire your patience, knowledge and expertise.
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  • Clarissa loved coming to the nursery every day and my husband and I were very touched by the lovely atmosphere you all created. You make school fun!
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  • Harry could not have had a better start to his schooling life.
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  • Teaching is of a high quality and staff provide well-planned, stimulating activities that promote children's development.
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  • Alex has thoroughly enjoyed his time at the kindergarten – it has been a fantastic experience for him and we will be sad to leave such a happy and positive environment.
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  • Staff have a thorough understanding of each child’s learning and welfare needs, and value them as unique individuals.
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  • You have a great school. I am so happy that my daughter started her journey at The Knightsbridge Kindergarten and hope that her future school will be able to measure up to it!
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  • Staff manage children's behaviour highly effectively and children behave very positively.
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  • Thank you so much for everything during the past five years. My three boys have loved your kindergarten and their teachers very much.
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  • Children access a broad range of high quality resources that encourage [them] to engage in activities that promote all areas of learning and development and promote their future skills extremely well.
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  • Children are very well mannered, highly confident and very motivated to learn.
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  • You really have a great kindergarten and I am so happy I chose this one!
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  • Children's progress is promoted well by high-quality teaching and thoughtful planning of activities.
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  • The team you have built is fantastic and Leo thoroughly enjoyed his time at nursery.
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  • I have told you all many times how much I adore the school. I couldn’t have hoped for a better kindergarten for my child’s first experience of school life.
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  • Staff develop highly effective partnerships with parents.
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  • Children thrive and make excellent progress in their learning and development, due to the highly effective support of the skillful and committed staff.
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  • Parents comment on how highly effective the school is in meeting their children’s needs.
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  • I would like to thank you with all my heart for the wonderful work you all do at The Knightsbridge Kindergarten.
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  • Staff take time to carefully find out about children’s personalities and interests, which they reflect in very well-planned activities.
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  • Staff are exceptionally good role models to the children, not only offering them praise and encouragement, but also encouraging them to support each other.
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Tel:
+44 (0)20 7371 4848
E-mail:
info@kensingtonkindergarten.co.uk

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16A Abingdon Road
Kensington
London
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