We will collect personal data of individuals who use the Site either automatically when you register, or as otherwise provided by you or the educational establishment where you work. For example, we may collect your name, email address, identity of the educational establishment where you work, and telephone number. All personal data that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such personal data. At our request, you shall promptly provide evidence of your identity and proof that you work at the educational establishment you have notified to us.
When you use the Site, we automatically collect and store information about your device and your activities. This information could include (a) your computer or other device’s unique ID number; (b) your mobile device’s geographic location while you are using the Site; (c) your IP address: (d) technical information about your mobile device such as type of device, web browser or operating system; (e) your preferences and settings such as time zone and language; (f) how long you used the Site and which services and features you used.
We may use the personal data of individuals who use the Site to (a) manage your account and provide the services and support you request; (b) prevent potentially prohibited or illegal activities and enforce the Terms; (c) customise, measure and improve our services, content and advertising; (d) tell you about our services; (e) better understand our users, diagnose and fix problems; (f) sell and display offers and ads that may be relevant to you; and (g) on an anonymous basis, purposes of recording and analysing the progress and development of teachers, educational establishments and students, for research purposes and for our general business purposes.
We do not share personal information of individuals who use the Site with others except (a) to provide your details to other users in accordance with the provisions of the Terms; (b) when we inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared; (c) to allow advertisers and advertising networks to collect information about your computer or mobile device, activities, and geographic location to enable them to display targeted ads to you; (d) to respond to legal requirements (including under the Data Protection Act 1998 as amended, or its local equivalent) or protect a third party’s rights, property, or safety; and (e) to any service providers, sub-contractors and agents that we may appoint to perform functions on our behalf and in accordance with our instructions, including our payment providers.
When you register, you consent to receive email or text messages from us. You can choose to no longer receive emails or text from us by notifying us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your browser’s memory or alternatively your computer's hard drive. Cookies placed in your browser’s memory are called session cookies and cookies placed on your computer’s hard drive are called persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser, while persistent cookies remain on your hard drive, even after closing your browser. Session cookies are generally used to improve the user experience when using a website. Persistent cookies are generally used to store user preferences, including the preference to keep a user signed in, between browser sessions.
Cookies help us to provide you with a better Site, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. You can delete cookies at any time or you can set your browser to reject or disable cookies although this may disable some of the functionality of the Site.
On this Site we use a session cookie to track whether a user is logged into the Site or not. We may also allow analytics companies, such as Google Analytics, to use tracking technologies to collect information about our users’ computers or mobile devices and their online activities. These companies analyse this information to help us understand how the Site is being used. Unlike cookies, this tracking technology cannot be deleted. In order to recognize you, store your preferences, and track your use of the Site, we may store your device IDs (the unique identifier assigned to a device by the manufacturer) when you use the Site.
Please see below for a complete list of the cookies on this Site and what they do.
|__RequestVerificationToken||1st Party||Ensures the user that requested the login is the user that actually logs in.|
|ARRAffinity||1st Party||Preserves session state|
|AspNet.ApplicationCookie||1st Party||Keeps track of whether the user is logged in or not during the session|
|_ga, _gat||1st party (via Google Analytics)||
|__atssc, __atuvc, __zlcmid||feed.mikle.com||Enables our RSS reader to access the blog and display posts on the home page as well as track user behaviour.|
|_ga, _gat||mikle.com (via Google Analytics)||
Same function as above but for the feed reader:
In relation to the personal data of individuals who use the Site, and the personal data that they may provide to us relating to students, we take appropriate technical and organisational measures against the unauthorised or unlawful processing of personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of or damage to such personal data. This includes physical, electronic and procedural measures relating to security, authentication and encryption. The technology that we use and the policies which we have implemented are intended to safeguard your information from unauthorised access and improper use. However, no system can be completely secure. Therefore, although we take steps to secure your information, we do not promise that your personal information, or other content will always remain secure.
We take reasonable steps to ensure the reliability of our personnel who have access to any personal data, and all such personnel have received training in relation to their obligations, and the restrictions that apply, to the lawful processing of personal data. We ensure that only those members of personnel who need to have access to personal data are granted access to such data and only for the purposes of the performance of the Services.
We shall not transfer personal data outside of the European Economic Area without your prior written consent.