Personal information means any information which identifies you, and may include information such as your name, email address, telephone number and position.
We will only use your personal information to fulfil your requests for information or to provide you with news and events that we think may be of interest to you. We do not store financial details nor do we share customer details with any 3rd parties.
When we ask you for personal information it may include the following purposes:
We recognise the need to provide further privacy protections with respect to personal information we may collect about children on our site. We limit our collection of personal information about children to no more than is reasonably necessary to provide information tailored to you as their parent, guardian, carer or teacher, specifically information regarding your child’s age and sex.
We remind users that the public forum and webinar areas can be accessed by all subscribers to our website. We therefore ask you not to post information to our website that could be used to identify you or your child.
We give parents access or the ability to request access to personal information we have collected about their children and the ability to request that the personal information be changed or deleted.
If you no longer wish to receive emails from us and want to be removed from our electronic mailing list, please email us at the address given in section 1 with “Email Unsubscribe” in the subject heading.
You may also wish to write to us at the address given in section 1 above.
If you choose to unsubscribe from our mailing lists, we will hold your contact details on file marked so that we do not contact you again. This is so that we do not contact you if your details are subsequently provided to us by a third party.
In addition to the information we collect as described above, we use technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our website. We may use data from Google’s Interest-based advertising or 3rd-party audience data (such as age, gender and interests) with Google Analytics. For example, our web server automatically logs which pages of our website our visitors view, their IP addresses and which web browsers they use. This technology does not personally identify you – it simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our website. to help us provide you with relevant content.
Our website contains hyperlinks to other pages on our website. We may use technology to track how often these links are used and which pages on our website our visitors choose to view. Again this technology does not identify you personally – it simply enables us to compile statistics about the use of these hyperlinks.
In order to collect the anonymous data described in the preceding paragraph, we may use cookie technology on our website.
A cookie is a small piece of information which is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive, mobile phone or other device. Cookies do not damage your computer.
You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not. However, some of the services and features offered through our website may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided. They are deleted when you close the browser.
These cookies collect information in an anonymous form about how visitors use our website. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they are using it. This helps us to continually improve the site.
We may also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our website and to improve the service we offer to you. An IP address is a numeric code that identifies your computer on a network, or in this case, the internet. Your IP address might also be used to gather broad demographic information.
We may perform IP lookups to determine which domain you are coming from (i.e. aol.com, yourcompany.com) to more accurately gauge our users’ demographics.
Information from these types of cookies and technologies or about website usage is not combined with information about you from any other source. None of the cookies or technologies that we use will personally identify you.
To comply with current legislation, we need to ask for your consent to set the performance cookies described above. When you arrive on our website a banner appears asking for your consent to place performance cookies on your device. By continuing to use our website or by clicking ‘OK’, we assume that you consent to cookies being placed on your device. If you do not agree please leave our website immediately. Once your consent has been provided, this message will not appear again when you revisit. If you, or another user of your computer, wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you can do so by altering your browser settings.
Upon receipt of your written request and enough information to permit us to identify your personal information, we will disclose to you the personal information we hold about you. We will also correct, amend or delete any personal information that you tell us is inaccurate and notify any third party recipients of the necessary changes. You may update any information you have given to us by contacting us at our registered address or the email address in section 1 above. Requests to delete personal information are subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document retention obligations imposed on us.
Our website has a public area (Community) which you may chose to participate in. Posts to Community are public and may be viewed by other members as well as on the internet. You may set up a Community profile if you wish. We urge you to refrain from posting any personal information or attempting to contact other members. Posts to Community are not moderated, and your use of this area indicates your acceptance of this and agreement that the views expressed by other users are not those of School Explained. Any offensive or spam posts should be reported to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can investigate them. For the benefit of all members we urge you to keep your posts relevant, respectful and on-topic. Community is a forum to post questions and seek expert advice, not a soapbox. If a member is found to be making abusive or inappropriate posts their account will be terminated immediately.