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Privacy Policy

At Footprints Day Nurseries, we understand that we have a responsibility to protect and respect your privacy and look after your personal data. This Privacy Policy, inclusive of our Website Terms and Conditions, explains what personal data we collect, how we use your personal data, reasons we may need to disclose your personal data to others and how we store your personal data securely.

Footprints Day Nurseries may be both data controller and data processor for your personal data under certain circumstances. We must advise that this policy is subject to change, so please check our website on a regular basis for any further changes.

Who we are

Footprints Day Nurseries is a childcare provider, based in Macclesfield, Cheshire. Footprints Day Nurseries Ltd (3747148) and Footprints at Bollington (08002966) have a registered office at Suite 1, Armcon Business Park, London Road South, Poynton, Cheshire SK12 1LQ. Our website address is: footprintsnurseries.co.uk

How the law protects you

Data protection laws state that we are only able to process personal data if we have valid reasons to do so. The basis for processing your personal data includes, but is not limited to, your consent, performance of a contract, to enable billing and remittance, and to contact you for childcare purposes.

How do we collect personal data from you?

We receive information about you from you when you use our website, complete forms on our website, if you contact us by phone, email or otherwise in respect of any of our services or during the purchasing of childcare provision. Additionally we also collect information from you when you sign up, complete a customer survey or when you inform us of any other matter.

What type of data do we collect from you?

The personal data that we may collect from you includes your name, address, email address, phone numbers, payment information, employment information, child(ren) name, child(ren) date of birth and child(ren) medical information. We also retain records of your queries and correspondence, in the event you contact us.

Please be aware that any video, image, or other content posted, uploaded or otherwise made available by you onto our learning journey system, whether published content or not, is not subject to our Privacy Policy. We merely process such data on your behalf, subject to our Terms and Conditions and you are responsible for any applicable legal requirements in respect of your content.

How do we use your data?

We use information about you in the following ways:

  • To provide you with childcare services;
  • To comply with our contractual obligations we have with you;
  • To provide customer service, including responding to your requests if you contact us with a query;
  • To administer accounts, process payments and keep track of billing and payments;
  • To detect fraud and to make sure what you have told us is correct;
  • To carry out marketing and statistical analysis;
  • To review job applications;
  • To notify you about changes to our website and services;
  • To provide you with information about our childcare services that you request from us or which we feel may interest
  • you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes; and
  • To inform you of service and price changes.

Retention periods

We will keep your personal data for the duration of the period you are a customer of Footprints Day Nurseries. We shall retain your data only for as long as necessary in accordance with applicable laws.

On the closure of your account, we may retain your personal data on archive media for up to 18 years after you have cancelled your services with us. We may not be able to delete your data before this time due to our legal and/or accountancy obligations. We assure you that your personal data shall only be used for these purposes stated herein.

How is your personal data processed?

We process your data for administration, billing, support and the provision of childcare services. For the avoidance of doubt, we do not and never shall sell your personal data to third parties for marketing or advertising purposes.

Your rights

In preventing the use or processing of your personal data, it may delay or prevent us from fulfilling our contractual obligations to you. It may also mean that we shall be unable to provide our services or process the cancellation of your service.

You have the right to object to our use of your personal data, or ask us to delete, remove or stop using it if there is no need for us to keep it. This is known as your right to be forgotten. There are legal reasons why we may need to keep your data, but please inform us if you think we are retaining or using your personal data incorrectly.

Our Privacy Policy shall be made clear to you at the point of collection of your personal data.

We will not contact you for marketing purposes unless you have given us your prior consent. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by emailing family@footprintsnurseries.co.uk.

Accessing and updating your data

You can request details of your personal data, make choices about Footprints Day Nurseries collection of your data, and how we use it by emailing family@footprintsnurseries.co.uk.

If you would like to update your personal data, including but not limited to, name, address, title, phone number, e-mail address and payment details, please email family@footprintsnurseries.co.uk.

Use of cookies

Our cookies policy is available on our website, please see footprintsnurseries.co.uk/website-cookies

Links to other sites

Footprints Day Nurseries may provide links to third party sites. Since we do not control those websites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies of these third party sites. Any information that is supplied on these sites will not be within our control and we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of these.

Where we store your personal data

All personal data you provide to us is stored on servers within the EEA. From time to time, some personal data may be transferred to and stored in a country outside the EEA in relation to the provision of services. The laws in these countries may not provide you with the same protection as in the EEA; however, any third party referred to above outside of the EEA has agreed to abide by European levels of data protection in respect of the transfer, processing and storage of any personal data.

By providing your data to us, you agree to this transfer and storage. However, we will ensure that reasonable steps are taken to protect your data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

As the transmission of data via the internet is not completely secure, we cannot guarantee the security of your data as you transmit it to our site and any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.


We agree to take reasonable measures to protect your data in accordance with applicable laws and in accordance with our Website Terms and Conditions

Data Breaches

In the event of a data breach, we shall ensure that our obligations under applicable data protection laws are complied with where necessary.

Contact us

Please e-mail any questions or comments you have about privacy to us at family@footprintsnurseries.co.uk.

Your right to make a complaint

You have the right to make a complaint about how we process your personal data to the Information Commissioner: https://ico.org.uk

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Footprints Day Nurseries Ltd (Company No: 03747148) Registered office: Dubthorn Barn, Watery Lane, Astbury, Cheshire CW12 4RR
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