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Use of the Canford website

Welcome to our website. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern Canford School’s relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term ‘Canford School’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is The Bursary, Canford School, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 3AD. Our company registration number is 190956. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:

  • The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  • This website uses cookies to monitor browsing preferences and deliver you a better browsing experience. If you do allow cookies to be used, personal information may be stored by us for use by third parties.  It is possible to switch off cookies in your browser settings.
  • Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  • Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  • This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  • All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
  • Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  • From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
  • Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.


The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Canford School and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Canford School. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Canford School takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.


We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.  This policy explains when and why we collect personal information from visitors to our website, how we collect it, the conditions under which we use it and how we keep it secure.   We may change this policy from time to time so please do keep checking the page for any updates.  If you have any questions please contact This website privacy notice should be read in conjunction with the Canford School Privacy Notice regarding the collection, retention and use of personal data.

How do we collect information from you?

We obtain information from you when you request it through our website, such as filling out a Request Prospectus form or booking for an event such as an Open Day.

What type of information do we collect?

We collect any information relevant to the form you are completing, such as name, address, email account and your child's name and age, alongside data on which pages of the website you have accessed.

How is your information used?

We may use your information in the following ways:

1. Send you information you have requested or which may be of relevant interest to you

2. To process form information for use within the school

We review our retention periods for holding personal information on a regular basis.  We are legally obliged to hold certain types of information to fulfil our statutory obligations.  We will hold your personal information for as long as is relevant.

Who has access to your information?

We will not sell or rent your information to any third parties, nor will we pass on your information to third parties for marketing purposes.

Third party service providers

We may pass on relevant information to third party service providers but only in order to complete the task required and providing services to you. 

How you can access your information

You are legally allowed access to data we hold on either yourself or your child.  Please contact if you need to change an email address or any information we hold about you.