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Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting and preserving the privacy of visitors when using websites provided by us or communicating electronically with us.

This Privacy Policy contains an explanation of what happens to personal data that you choose to provide to us, or that we collect from you whilst you visit this site, in addition to that recorded as a result of your application.

This Policy will be reviewed regularly and may be updated from time to time.

Information Collection

In running and operating this website we may collect and process certain data and information relating to you and your use of this site. The data and information includes:

  • Details of visits to our website and the pages and resources that are accessed, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data and other communication data that may assist us in understanding how visitors use this website.
  • Information provided to us when our visitors communicate with us electronically for any reason.

Use of Cookies

The Cloud for Education website uses Google Analytics to help analyse how visitors use the site. This analytical tool uses 'cookies', which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors' use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for us.

We will not allow (by itself or any third party) the use of the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source as part of our use of the Google statistical analytics tool. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither Google nor we will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. No personally identifiable information is recorded.

All computers have the ability to decline cookies. You can easily decline or remove cookies from your computer using the settings within the Internet Options section in your browser control panel.

Storing Your Personal Data

In certain circumstances you will have willingly provided personal data to us. Where this has occurred, we will always take all reasonable precautions to make sure that your data remains secure and is handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers. Currently, all data is stored within the United Kingdom, in London. Details relating to any transactions entered into on our site will be encrypted to ensure its safety. The transmission of information via the internet is never completely secure and, therefore, we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access restricted areas of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

Disclosing Your Information

Where appropriate, we may disclose your personal information to any member of our organisation. This may include, where applicable, any individuals or enterprises we have contracted to undertake work or provide services for us.

We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • Where we sell any or all of our business and/or our assets to a third party.
  • Where we are legally required to disclose your information.
  • To assist fraud reduction and minimise credit risks.

Access to Information

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) gives all individuals the right to access personal information that is held about them. You can request a copy of any information that we hold about you. Please note that any request for this information may be subject to administrative costs. Please contact us if you wish to make such a request. Please also note that any data collected as part of your application is the responsibility of the school, early years' provider / local authority or equivalent who act as the data controller for such data. Any request for such data should be made directly to them.