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PRIVACY POLICY

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:

 

  1. 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.

  2. 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).

  3. 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?

Personal information submitted to Educo via this website will be used only for the purposes specified in this privacy policy.

We may use your personal information to:

 

  1. Administer the website

  2. Improve browsing experience by personalising the website

  3. Provide the Products and other services purchased via the website including the Learning Type Profile for tutees

  4. Send statements and invoices, and collect payments 

  5. Send general (non-marketing) commercial communications on education and tutoring

  6. Send email notifications which you have specifically requested

  7. 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)

  8. Provide third parties with statistical information about Educo – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user

  9. Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website

  10. Conduct analysis and research to improve tuition services

  11. Verify compliance with the terms and conditions governing the use of the website

  12. 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

  13. Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the licence you grant to us as governed by our Website Terms of Use and Purchase in force from time to time

  14. We will not, without your express consent, provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing

 

3) Disclosures

Through your use of the Educo website, you agree that you give your explicit consent for us to disclose your personal data to any of our employees and officers insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy.

We may disclose your personal data to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy.

 

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.

 

5) Policy Amendments

We may update this privacy policy from time to time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

6) Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or Educo's treatment of your personal information, please write to us by email to enquiries@educogroup.co.uk.