We respect the privacy of every person who visits or registers with learningteachernetwork.org (the “Site”) and uses the Site’s functionality to keep up to date with what we do (the “Functionality”).
1. PURPOSE OF THIS POLICY
2. WHO ARE WE AND WHAT DO WE DO?
The Site is operated by The Learning Teacher Network (“we” “us” or “our”). Our principal activities include raising awareness of how education and ESD (Education for Sustainable Development) can make the world a better place and holding conferences/seminars/workshops to promote this. For more information see below.
The Learning Teacher Network is the data controller responsible for your personal information. We are an EU/Erasmus registered organisation.
3. HOW TO CONTACT US?
4. WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW DO WE USE IT?
Personal information is collected from you in the following ways:
- Information you voluntarily provide to us. For more information see below.
We collect and maintain personal information that you voluntarily submit to us during your use of the Site (e.g. when registering with us or when you correspond with us) or if you sign up with us at an offline event (e.g. provide us with your details in the process of signing a petition or filling in a request for further information about the Best for Britain campaign).
In particular we collect:
- demographic information (such as, but not necessarily limited to, address, where you work and post code);
- e-mail address;
- phone number;
- other information that you provide to us (which may include information provided in any questions, comments or feedback you leave on the site).
Other than the information which is definitely required to set you up as a user of the Site you have the flexibility to provide us with as little or as much of this requested information as you like. However, the more information you provide, the more you will get out of the Site.
If you contact us, we may collect additional personal information from you such as your opinion on our service.
2. Information we collect through your use of the Site. For more information see below.
- IP address of device(s) used;
- browser type;
- operating system and device type;
- approximate location (e.g. London);
- access times and dates; and
- referring website addresses.
3. Information we collect from third parties. For more information see below.
We do not collect third party information
5. HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Our primary goal in collecting personal information from you is to (i) verify your identity, (ii) help us improve the Site, provide you with accurate and timely information regarding our interests and fields of expertise, (iii) carry out requests made by you on the Site, (iv) investigate or settle inquiries or disputes, (v) comply with any applicable law, court order, other judicial process, or the requirements of a regulator, (vi) enforce our agreements with you such as our website terms and conditions of use, (vii) protect the rights, property or safety of all users of the Site, (viii) provide support and security for the Site and the Functionality, and (ix) use as such information as otherwise required or permitted by law. In particular, we use your personal information for the following purposes:
In particular, we use your personal information for the following purposes:
- Provision of the Site and the Functionality. For more information see below.
We use this information to communicate with you, to carry out digital sharing of information on our areas of interest/expertise, advertising our events (conferences, seminars, courses etc), to fulfil actions you request on the Site, such as requests for support, and to track the transaction/requests that are performed.
We will obtain your explicit consent to use your personal information for the provision of Site and the Functionality.
- Information Requests and Feedback. For more information see below.
Our Site contains various user interfaces to allow visitors to request more information about our services, to use the functionalities of the site, or to provide us with feedback about them.
Contact information may be requested in each case, along with information about your computing environment and/or industry, and details of your request or reported feedback. This information is used in order to allow us to respond to your requests, to assure that our software and services work correctly.
What is our legal basis?
We will obtain your explicit consent to use your personal information for the provision of Site and the Functionality. It is also in our legitimate business interests to respond to any requests you make to us or use the information you provide to us in your feedback in order to improve our products and services.
- Surveys/Questionnaires. For more information see below.
It is likely that surveys and/or questionnaires will appear on the Site or be sent to you via e-mail, and in such case, where you volunteer to participate, we collect personal information from you as part of the survey and or questionnaire. This information will be used to administer the survey, to analyse its results and for other specific purposes, which are disclosed at the time of collection. Survey responses will be aggregated and depersonalised before survey results are shared with any third parties.
By voluntarily participating in our surveys and or questionnaires we rely on your consent to use the personal information we collect as part of such survey. It is in our legitimate interest to use your personal information in such a way to ensure that we provide the very best service, campaign information and feedback we can to you.
We will obtain your explicit consent to use your personal information for the provision of Site and the Functionality. It is also in our legitimate interest to use your personal information in such a way to ensure that we provide the very best service, campaign information and feedback we can to you.
- Site administration. For more information see below.
We use your personal information to:
- develop and improve the Site and Functionality;
- send you administrative e-mails about the Site; and
- contact you to answer any queries you may have.
We will obtain your explicit consent to use your personal information for the provision of Site and Functionality. It is also in our legitimate interest to use your personal information in such a way to ensure that we provide the very best service, campaign information and feedback we can to you.
Where your personal information is completely anonymised, we do not require a legal basis as the information will no longer constitute personal information. However where your personal information is not in an anonymous form, we will obtain your explicit consent to use your personal information for the provision of Site and the Functionality.
- Internal record keeping and legal compliance. For more information see below.
- LTN updates and ongoing communication from us. For more information see below.
If you have consented to us doing so we will add you to our mailing list for purposes of campaign updates, promotional and marketing messages and other communications. These mailing list are used to provide you with further information about Best for Britain if you want it. We will communicate with you about the LTN, what we’re doing and things related to what we’re interested in and respond to any correspondence or feedback you send us.
We will obtain your explicit consent before sending you such updates and other communications.
- Sharing information with third parties. For more information see below.
We will not share your personal information with anyone else .
6. HOW DO WE OBTAIN YOUR CONSENT?
Where our use of your personal information requires your consent, you can provide such consent:
- at the time we collect your personal information following the instructions provided, e.g. in a sign-up form; or
Last updated: July 2018
What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.
Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.
When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:
– Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the Service, deliver advertisements on and through the Service, and so on.
What are your choices regarding cookies
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
8. THIRD PARTY LINKS AND SERVICES
Your browsing and interaction on any other website, or your dealings with any other third party service provider, is subject to that website’s or third party service provider’s own rules and policies. We do not monitor, control, or endorse the privacy practices of any third parties.
We encourage you to become familiar with the privacy practices of every website you visit or third party service provider that you deal with and to contact them if you have any questions about their respective privacy policies and practices.
9. TRANSFERS OUTSIDE THE EEA
We do not transfer your personal information outside of the EEA.
10. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION FOR?
We do not keep your personal information for any specific period but we will not keep it for longer than is necessary for our purposes.
In considering how long to keep it, we will take into account its relevance to our business and our legal and regulatory obligations.
If your information is only useful for a short period e.g. for specific campaigns we will delete it.
11. CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We are committed to keeping the personal information you provide us secure and we will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or alteration. For more information see below.
We have implemented information security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal information that we have under our control from:
- unauthorised access;
- improper use or disclosure;
- unauthorised modification; and
- unlawful destruction or accidental loss.
All our employees and data processors (i.e. those who process your personal information on our behalf, for the purposes listed above), who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal information, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of the personal information of all users of the Site.
12. HOW TO ACCESS YOUR INFORMATION AND YOUR OTHER RIGHTS.
You have the following rights in relation to the personal information we hold about you:
- Your right of access. For more information see below.
If you ask us, we’ll confirm whether we’re processing your personal information and, if so, provide you with a copy of that personal information (along with certain other details). If you require additional copies, we may need to charge a reasonable fee.
- Your right to rectification. For more information see below.
If the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you’re entitled to have it rectified. If we’ve shared your personal information with others, we’ll let them know about the rectification where possible. If you ask us, where possible and lawful to do so, we’ll also tell you who we’ve shared your personal information with so that you can contact them directly.
- Your right to erasure. For more information see below.
You can ask us to delete or remove your personal information in some circumstances such as where we no longer need it or you withdraw your consent (where applicable). If we’ve shared your personal information with others, we’ll let them know about the erasure where possible. If you ask us, where possible and lawful to do so, we’ll also tell you who we’ve shared your personal information with so that you can contact them directly.
- Your right to restrict processing. For more information see below.
You can ask us to ‘block’ or suppress the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances such as where you contest the accuracy of that personal information or object to us processing it. It won’t stop us from storing your personal information though. We’ll tell you before we lift any restriction. If we’ve shared your personal information with others, we’ll let them know about the restriction where possible. If you ask us, where possible and lawful to do so, we’ll also tell you who we’ve shared your personal information with so that you can contact them directly.
- Your right to data portability. For more information see below.
With effect from 25 May 2018, you have the right, in certain circumstances, to obtain personal information you’ve provided us with (in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format) and to reuse it elsewhere or ask us to transfer this to a third party of your choice.
- Your right to object. For more information see below.
You can ask us to stop processing your personal information, and we will do so. This includes:
- processing your personal information for direct marketing; or
- processing your personal information for research unless such processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest.
- Your right to withdraw consent. For more information: If we rely on your consent (or explicit consent) as our legal basis for processing your personal information, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time.
- Your right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority. For more information:If you have a concern about any aspect of our privacy practices, including the way we’ve handled your personal information, you can report it to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). You can find details about how to do this on the ICO website at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or by calling their helpline on 0303 123 1113.
Last Updated July 2018.