Privacy and data protection

Find out how we use information about you, how we protect your privacy, and what your rights are

Legal and privacy statement.

Privacy Policy

We do not collect personal information about you when you visit the website unless you choose to provide it to us to take advantage of a specific service. For example, completing an online form.

Information collected automatically

Some information is collected and stored automatically when you visit the site. This information does not identify you personally and includes:

  • the Internet Domain and IP address from which you access the site
  • the type of browser and operating system used to access the site
  • the date and time of your visit
  • the pages you visit
  • if you linked to the ESI website from another website, the address of that website and any website you visit directly from the ESI website

We also collect information on the number of times particular search terms are used and the number of failed searches. We use this information to improve access to the site and to identify gaps in the information content so we can plan the expansion of the system appropriately.

Personal information

If you choose to send us personal information, for example via the "Feedback" email form, we will use that information to respond to your enquiry. We will only pass your details to another agency if it is required by law or if that agency is relevant to your enquiry.

We do not collect personal information for commercial purposes.

Links to other sites

Essex Schools Infolink website links you to many other websites. We do not have any control over the content, security policy or privacy policy of these sites.


Material on this site is protected by copyright. The copyright owner is Essex County Council. You may not make alterations or additions to the material on this site. Material may be downloaded or copied for personal use. Appropriate acknowledgement of the copyright owner is required if material is re-published in any format.

For further information contact the copyright controller via email

Some images on this site are courtesy of Animfactory and


It is not possible to guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in the Essex County Council website. We therefore accept no liability for any inaccuracies or any loss or damage arising from the use or reliance on information obtained from the system.

The Essex County Council website links you to many other websites. We are not responsible for the content or availability of these sites.


The map image(s) on this website contains Ordnance Survey data and is protected by Crown copyright under The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. Ordnance Survey reproduction infringes Crown copyright and may lead to prosecution and/or civil proceedings.

You are authorised to make one screen dump of the map image appearing on each page and make not more than one printed hard copy for your personal use. You must not use it for the benefit of or make it available to any other person or business.

You must obtain prior written permission from the Ordnance Survey and pay a royalty for all uses and/or copies made.

Please write to Ordnance Survey, Copyright Licensing, Romsey Road, Southampton, SO16 4GU, Fax. 023 8079 2535

Further information

For further information about privacy and data protection, you can contact us.

Corporate Information Sharing, Information Security Officer Essex County Council County Hall PO Box 11 Chelmsford Essex CM1 1LX

Tel: 01245 431851