Data Protection and Privacy Policy for Kidscapism

Kidscapism Ltd. are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.  This private policy explains how Kidscapism Ltd. will use the information the website collects about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information and procedures that Kidscapism Ltd. have in place to safeguard your privacy.

 

1.         The information we collect and how we use it

When you register for Kidscapism as a teacher we collect information on the school at which you work, so that we can verify your identity as a registered teacher.

We gather this information to allow us to process your registration.  The relevant information is then used by us to provide you with the stories published by Kidscapism and its users, and any personalised stories you may request in accordance with our terms and conditions.

Kidscapism Ltd. may also use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help us develop the website and services and may provide such aggregate information to third parties.  These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual.

From time to time we may provide your information to our customer service agencies for research and analysis purposes so that we can monitor and improve the website. Kidscapism Ltd. or our agents and sub-contractors may contact you by e-mail  to ask you for your feedback and comments on the kidscapism website and the stories published on the website.

Kidscapism Ltd. may also wish to provide you with information about special features of the website or any other service or products Kidscapism Ltd. think may be of interest to you.  If you would rather not receive this information, please send an e-mail message to (info@kidscapism.com) with the subject line NOINFO

 

2.         Our use of cookies and other information gathering technologies

Most major websites use cookies (a small that is stored on your hard drive) to help us to recognise you when you return (i.e. help you fill in your email address if you have done so before).  You can opt (through your browser) to turn cookies off.  Because the information is saved by your browser, it can maintain information between visits to our Web site. Kidscapism Ltd does not store private information in your cookie, and enabling cookies does not give Kidscapism Ltd access to any information stored on your computer outside of our cookie.

 

3.         How we protect your information

The internet is not a secure medium.  However we have put in place various security procedures as set out in this policy, in particular the use of full approval procedures for material submitted to the website and the use of secure servers at GreenGeeks Inc. to ensure that when you are submitting information it is encrypted and cannot be intercepted as it travels across the internet.

Kidscapism Ltd.  also keep your information confidential.  Kidscapism Ltd. have  procedures which  cover the storage, access and disclosure of your information and Kidscapism Ltd. are the data controller for the purposes of the data protection legislation.

 

4.         Sale of business

 If our business is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to my  advisers and any prospective purchasers and their advisers and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.

 

5.         Updating your details

 If any of the information that you have provided to us changes, for example if you change your e-mail address, name or other details or if you wish to cancel your registration, please let us know the correct details by sending an e-mail toinfo@kidscapism.com.

 

6.         Your consent

 By submitting your information (personal information, or a story) you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy.  If Kidscapism Ltd. change the  privacy policy Kidscapism Ltd. will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the website, so that you may be aware of the information Kidscapism Ltd.  collect and how Kidscapism Ltd. use it at all times.  Kidscapism Ltd. will also e-mail you should we make any changes so that you may consent to our use of your information in that way.  Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes.

Owing to the global nature of the Internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred in transit to countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protections in place regarding your data and its use as set out in this policy.  However, we have taken the steps outlined above to try to improve the security of your information.  By submitting your information you consent to these transfers. 

 

7.         How to contact

 Kidscapism Ltd. welcome your views about our website and our privacy policy.  If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments please send an e-mail to info@kidscapism.com