Last modified: November 20, 2017
We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors and this policy details how we will treat your personal information. When we process personal data to match you with a tutor, we shall do so in line with the provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998.
1) What information do we collect?
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
Information relating to any transactions carried out between you and Educo on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any purchases you make of our tutoring goods or services.
Information that is provided to Educo for the purpose of registration (including name, age, date of birth, address, contact number, email, payment or credit card information, username and password).
Information that is provided to Educo for the purpose of subscription to tutoring services, email notifications and/or newsletters.
2) Why do we collect your personal information?
We may use your personal information to:
Administer the website
Improve browsing experience by personalising the website
Provide the Products and other services purchased via the website including the Learning Type Profile for tutees
Send statements and invoices, and collect payments
Send general (non-marketing) commercial communications on education and tutoring
Send email notifications which you have specifically requested
Send Educo newsletters and other marketing communications relating to the business which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (and you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications)
Provide third parties with statistical information about Educo – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user
Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website
Conduct analysis and research to improve tuition services
Verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of the website
To the extent that your use of our website is for commercial and/or business use you agree and confirm by use of our website that we will only process your personal information as a data processor, within the meaning of the Data Protection Act 1998, and not as an individual or joint-data controller
We will not, without your express consent, provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing
4) Security of your personal information
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password and firewall-protected) servers.
All electronic transactions entered into via the website will be protected by encryption technology.
You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
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