Privacy and Data Protection

Welcome to the website of UWC East Africa (“UWCEA”, “we,”, “us”, “our”). We respect the privacy of the users of our website and are committed to protecting personal information according to data protection laws and best practices. This document applies to all visitors to our websites (,,,, and

What data do we collect?

Our websites do not collect any personally identifiable data on our visitors. We do not use cookies, except those automatically used by the software (WordPress), or by Google Analytics which do not contain personal information. Our hosting company does retain data on the IP address of visitors, and the type and language of browser they are using and uses these to provide statistical information on the number of visitors to our site and the countries, states or cities where those IP addresses are registered. Our hosting company also retains data on any search terms used from our Search page – this data is not personally identifiable.
Some third party software embedded on this site (eg YouTube or Vimeo videos) may use cookies.

More information on our use of cookies is available on our cookies page.

Images and Photographs

Our websites and newsletters include a number of photographs and images including those of students or others in the school community engaged in school activities. These are intended to inform visitors to the sites about the nature of the school environment and the types of activities that take place within the school. Any person (or the parent of a student) whose identifiable image is shown in any photograph may request that the photo be either removed from the sites, or be anonymised is such a way that the person cannot be identified. All such requests should be addressed to


Please be aware that this website may contain links to third-party websites. This Statement applies solely to our websites. If you are directed to our website from other websites (or move to other sites from our website) you should read their separate privacy policies.

Data Security

All sections of this website include encryption of your communication with us over the website based on the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Terms and Conditions

For the terms and conditions which apply to your use of this website, please refer to our UWCEA Websites Terms and Conditions. For data protection statements on other sites, please see the terms published on those sites.

Changes to Terms

We may revise this Statement by amending this page. Please check this page from time to time for any changes we have made. If you do not accept the amended Statement, please stop using this website.

Contact Us

If you have any questions concerning this website or its policies, or to exercise your rights with respect to your personal information, please email us on