Improve Education Privacy Policy

Introduction

The term ‘Improve Education’ is used in this policy to refer to the privacy policy used across the group of subject websites, namely Improve Maths, Improve English and Improve Science.

We understand the importance of maintaining and protecting the individual’s privacy and, in accordance with the GDPR as of 25th May 2018, we will not sell, rent or share your personally identifiable information to anyone without your consent.

It is important for our registered users to please note that it is a condition of registering that you allow us to contact you by email for notifications. In accordance with the GDPR as of 25th May 2018, you have given your permission to receiving our emails. You can update your details and marketing preferences by emailing enquiries@improveeducation.co.uk

We use anonymous information we hold about our visitors to monitor the use of the site and to keep records of traffic flows to the site. This may be by using a “cookie”.

We work closely with other organisations and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include sending email. They are provided with personal information necessary to perform the task and may not use it for any other purpose. Currently this includes only MailChimp.

This site includes links to other sites which we consider may be of interest to you. We cannot and have not reviewed all of the sites linked to this site and cannot be liable for their content. Users link to other sites at their own risk and use such sites according to the terms and conditions of use of such sites.

By using the website you consent to the collection and use of your information as described in this policy. This privacy policy sets out how Improve Education uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this website.

Improve Education is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

What data does Improve Education collect and store?

As a condition of registering, Improve Education collects and stores the personal information you entered in your registration form. You can check your details and marketing preferences by emailing enquiries@improveeducation.co.uk

We may collect the following information about each Improve Education registered user

  1. Information such as type/phase of school, role in school, subject(s) of interest.
  2. Information relevant to resources you have requested or contributed.

If you are a registered user you will receive emails highlighting new elements on the website including resources, latest subject news or CPD opportunities. These emails will be approximately termly.

Use of information

We might use your personal information to:

  • Remember you when you visit our website and track your browsing patterns by using cookies. You can prevent this by reconfiguring your browser.
  • Ensure any products or emails you receive are relevant to your subject preferences.
  • Contact you by email to let you know about resources, latest subject news or CPD opportunities.
  • Maintain internal record keeping. e.g. reporting on request for resources and trends.
  • Improve our support and services.

Accessing and updating your personal information

You can update your details and marketing preferences by emailing enquiries@improveedeucation.co.uk.

You have the right to access the personal information held about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please send an email to enquiries@improveenquiries.co.uk

Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of information that is placed on your computer when you visit certain websites. Find out more about the use of cookies on http://www.cookiecentral.com .

The cookies that we use contain no personal information that could be used to identify you. It is possible to configure your browser so that cookies are not used automatically but this may prevent you from having the benefit of some of the site’s features.

We use cookies to:

  • Remember you when you visit this website to keep track of your browsing patterns and to build up a profile of how you and other users use the website. This information is anonymous – it does not identify you.
  • Make our website work as efficiently as possible.

Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. To do this look at the ‘help’ menu on your browser. Switching off cookies may restrict your use of the website and/or delay or affect the way in which it operates.

Google Analytics is a third party we use to provide us with anonymous information about how users use our website. Click here to learn more about Google Analytics. Click here to opt-out.

Security

We do our utmost to protect user privacy, data transferred from our website is encrypted using https and our data processors comply to GDPR principles. No data transmission over the Internet can be entirely secure, and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information and/or use of the website. Any information that you send is at your own risk and may be read by others. However, once we have received your personal information we use strict procedures to protect the security of your personal information.

Disclosing your information

We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in good-faith believing such action is necessary to comply with the law.

We never sell personal information or pass it to third parties for marketing purposes.

Changes to this Policy

If we change our Policy, we will post the changes on the website. Please check the website regularly for any changes to this Policy.

Adherence

If you believe that we have not adhered to this Policy, please notify us by email at enquiries@improveeducation.co.uk and we will try to solve the problem promptly.