The following table explains the types of data I collect and the legal basis, under current data protection legislation, on which this data is processed.
|Purpose||Data (key elements)||Basis|
|Enquiring about the site, its content, and accessibility.||Name, email, message & IP Address||Legitimate interests – it is necessary for me to read and store your message so that I can respond in the way that you would expect.|
|Making a donation||Name, email, donation amount & donation date||Legitimate interests – this information is necessary for me to keep track of donations made and your expectation of receiving a confirmation message. (NB all payments are handled through PayPal – I do not store any payment information other than amount donated).|
|Registering as a member (student)||Name & school email||Contract - by registering for an account, you are gaining access to the resources I have created and collated and allow me to determine which resources to make available to you based upon your account type, and to monitor your usage of those resources. A school email address is required to verify your status as a student.|
|Registering as a member (teacher)||Name, school email, school name, school website & your role||Contract - by registering for an account, you are gaining access to the resources I have created and collated and allow me to determine which resources to make available to you based upon your account type, and to monitor your usage of those resources. A school email address is required to verify your status as a teacher.|
|Website functionality||Website activity collected through cookies||Legitimate interests – It is necessary to store a small amount of information, usually through cookies, to deliver functionality that you would expect.|
I will only use your data in a manner that is appropriate considering the basis on which that data was collected, as set out in the table at the top of this policy.
For example, I may use your personal information to:
I will only pass your data to third parties in the following circumstances:
I take the principles of data minimisation and removal seriously and only ever ask for the minimum amount of data for the associated purpose and delete that data promptly once it is no longer required. Inactive accounts and all their associated data are deleted annually.
You have a range of rights over your data, which include the following:
If you would like to access the rights listed above, or any other legal rights you have over your data under current legislation, please get in touch with me. Please note that relying on some of these rights, such as the right to deleting your data, will make it impossible for me to continue to deliver some services to you. However, where possible I will always try to allow the maximum access to your rights while continuing to deliver as many services to you as possible.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are used by many websites and can do a number of things, e.g. remembering your preferences, recording what you have put in your shopping basket, and counting the number of people looking at a website.