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Privacy Policy

Website Privacy and Cookies Policy  

Why do we collect information on our website? 

We, at Tonbridge Grammar School (TGS), collect and use information from our website in a way that complies with GDPR. 

Use of information 

We use information provided by you to: 

  • Deliver our website to you. 
  • Respond to any enquiries you make. 
  • Register you for an event. 
  • Process applications to the Sixth Form. 
  • Subscribe you to a list to receive updates about a specific topic. 
  • Gather stories about your time at TGS and post TGS. 
  • Analyse how you use the website (if you specifically agree to this). 

Categories of information that we collect and hold: 

We collect and hold information provided by you about yourself and/or your child including: 

  • Contact information. 
  • Information relating to your enquiry. 

How your information is managed 

  • Information provided is managed in accordance with our ‘Privacy Notice for Parents and Students of Tonbridge Grammar School’. 
  • If the information provided is in relation to joining our Sixth Form it will be managed in accordance with our ‘Privacy Notice For Applicants to Tonbridge Grammar School Sixth Form’.  
  • The display and labelling of images of students is managed in accordance with our ‘Use of Images of Students Policy’.  
  • If the information you provide is to tell us your ‘Alumni Story’, information provided is managed in accordance with our TGS Connections Privacy Policy. 

Cookies Used 

This website uses cookies and similar technologies.  Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used by online service providers to help build a profile of users. They are also used to make websites work or work more efficiently, as well as provide information to the owners of the site. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and websites below explain how to remove cookies from your browsers. However, some of our website features may not function as a result.

The section below entitled 'Cookies Used' explains which cookies are used on this site.

How we use your cookies

Tonbridge Grammar School (TGS), may request cookies to be set on your computer or device. Cookies are used to let us know when you visit our website, how you interact with us and to make your experience using the school website better for you. The cookies we collect will differ depending on what you are looking at on our website. You are able to adapt your cookie preferences, but by blocking certain types of cookie it may mean that your experience on the website is impacted.

Consent to use cookies

We will ask for your permission (consent) to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where these are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested (e.g. to enable you to put items in your shopping basket and use our check-out process).

There is a notice on our home page which describes how we use cookies and requests your consent to place cookies on your device.

How to turn off cookies

If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies:

Storing information

We store the information you provide securely on computer systems, the website user interface and also on paper.


If you would like to discuss anything in this privacy notice, please contact the Operations Manager at or our Data Protection Officer:

Judicium Consulting Ltd
72 Cannon Street

Changes to this policy

This policy was published on 12 October 2021 and last updated on 12 October 2021.

Cookies Used

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms.

You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites.

They do not store directly personal information, but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device. If you do not allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.