The SKOOLping entity responsible for the processing of your personal data will depend on how you interact with our Sites and Apps and where you are located in the world.
The relevant SKOOLping affiliate(s) and SKOOLping. are referred to as “SKOOLping” or “we”. Please review our List of Local Entities for the name of the SKOOLping entity responsible and appropriate contact information.
We ask you for certain personal data to provide you with the products or services you request. For example, when you make purchases, request to receive communications, create an account, participate in our events or contests, or interact with our Sites or use our Apps. This personal data includes your:
We use additional personal data in order to enable particular features within our Sites and Apps or services. For example, we request access to your phone’s geolocation data in order to enable school locations, or request access to your social network credentials in order to post content from an App to a social network. This personal data includes your:
When interacting with our Sites and Apps, data is automatically collected and shared with SKOOLping by the technology platforms providing the experience. For example your web browser or mobile device may share certain data with SKOOLping as those devices interact with SKOOLping’s Sites or Apps. More information about these practices is included in the Cookies and Pixel Tags section below. This data includes:
When using our Apps, we also inform you about our collection through standard permissions in app stores, mobile operating systems, and in the App experience. We also prompt you for your consent where necessary.
In many cases, your web browser or mobile device platform will provide additional tools to allow you to control when your device collects or shares particular categories of information. For example, your mobile device or web browser may offer tools to allow you to manage cookie usage or location sharing. We encourage you to familiarise yourself with and use the tools available on your devices.
We use the personal data we collect from you in the following ways:
To provide features of Sites, Apps, and Services you request
When you use our Sites and Apps, we will use your data to provide the product or service you have selected. For example, if you make a purchase on www.skoolping.co.uk, or participate in an event or promotion, we will use the contact information you give us to communicate with you about the purchase, event or promotion.
In many cases, to use particular features within our Sites, Apps, and services you may need to provide SKOOLping with additional data or additional consent to use particular data in a certain way. For example, to use the notification features of our Apps, you may need to integrate our services into your website; to share content on social media, you may be required to provide your social media account credentials.
To communicate information about our Products, Services, Events and for other promotional purposes
When you create a SKOOLping user account, we may use the information you provide as well as information from other SKOOLping sources, such as your use of SKOOLping’s Sites and Apps, your visits to or purchases made in SKOOLping stores, your participation in SKOOLping events and contests (possibly through other SKOOLping affiliates) to send you personalised communications on products and services that may be interesting for you.
To operate, improve and maintain our Business, Products and Services
We may use the data you provide to us to operate our business. For example, when you make a purchase, we may use that information for accounting, auditing and other internal functions. As another example, we may use data about how you use our products and services to enhance your user experience and to help us diagnose technical and service problems and administer our Sites and Apps.
To protect our or others' rights, property or safety
For general research and analysis purposes
We use data about how our visitors use our Sites, Apps and Services to understand customer behaviour or preferences. For example, we may use information about how visitors to www.skoolping.co.uk search for and find products or services to better understand the best ways to organise and present offerings on our Site.
Use (processing) of educational activity and data
As discussed above, SKOOLping may collect data about educational activity and data in order to provide our Apps and other services. Because of this intimate nature of this data, we strive to provide you with clear information about how this data will be used. As this data may be considered sensitive in certain jurisdictions, we take appropriate measures in protecting and using this data and, where required by applicable law or under SKOOLping’s internal policies, obtain your consent for use.
We may also use your personal data in other ways and will provide specific notice at the time of collection and obtain your consent where necessary.
SKOOLping shares your personal data with:
We may also transfer personal data we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets (including in the event of a reorganisation, spin-off, dissolution or liquidation).
When you use certain social features on our Sites or Apps, you can create a public profile that may include information such as your screen name, profile picture and hometown. You can also share content with your friends or the public, including information about your SKOOLping activity. We encourage you to use the tools we provide for managing SKOOLping’s social sharing to control what information you make available through SKOOLping’s social features.
Some of the data recipients with whom SKOOLping shares your personal data may be located in countries other than the country in which your personal data originally was collected. The laws in those countries may not provide the same level of data protection compared to the country in which you initially provided your data. Nevertheless, when we transfer your personal data to recipients in other countries, including the UK, we will protect that information as described in this Policy and in compliance with applicable law.
If you are located in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or Switzerland, we take measures to comply with applicable legal requirements and ensure adequate protection for the transfer of personal data to recipients in countries outside of the EEA or Switzerland.
To modify your (email or sms) subscriptions or to opt-out of receiving SKOOLping communication, please modify your preferences in the "view or change my profile" section of our Sites. You can also contact us to exercise your rights of access, modification and deletion or to object to the processing of your personal data via the contact details in the “Question and Feedback” section below or by sending an email to email@example.com.
SKOOLping receives and records information, which may include personal data, from your browser when you use our Sites. We use a variety of methods, such as cookies and pixel tags to collect this information, which may include your (i) IP-address; (ii) unique cookie identifier, cookie information and information on whether your device has software to access certain features; (iii) unique device identifier and device type; (iv) domain, browser type and language, (v) operating system and system settings; (vi) country and time zone; (vii) previously visited websites; (viii) information about your interaction with our Sites such as click behaviour, purchases and indicated preferences; and (ix) access times and referring URLs.
Third parties may also collect information via Sites through cookies, third party plug-ins and widgets. These third parties collect data directly from your web browser and the processing of this data is subject to their own privacy policies. More information on the identity of these third parties and their privacy policies is provided below.
You can always change your preference by visiting the "Cookie Settings" at the bottom of each page of our Sites.
For a comprehensive and up-to-date summary of every third-party accessing your web browser (through SKOOLping Sites or otherwise), we recommend installing a web browser plugin built for this purpose. You can also choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings on each browser and device that you use. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, you may not have access to many features that make our Sites and Apps more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.
Our Sites and Apps allow you to interact with a wide variety of other digital products and services. For example, our Sites and Apps can integrate with third-party websites and devices for data collection, sharing, social networks, media streaming and other digital services.
If you choose to connect your SKOOLping account with a third-party, your privacy rights on third-party platforms will be governed by their respective policies. For example, if you choose to share your SKOOLping data on third-party social media platforms, the policies of those platforms govern the data that resides there.
Our Sites and Apps may provide links to other (third-party) websites and apps for your convenience or information. Linked sites and apps have their own privacy notices or policies, which we strongly encourage you to review. To the extent any linked websites or apps are not owned or controlled by us, we are not responsible for their content, any use of the websites or apps, or the privacy practices of the websites or apps.
Applicable law and our practices change over time. If we decide to update our Policy, we will post the changes on our Sites and Apps. We strongly encourage you to read our Policy and regularly check for any changes. This Policy was last modified in January 2018.
We welcome questions, comments, and concerns about our Policy and privacy practices. If you wish to provide any feedback or if you have questions or concerns, please contact Consumer Services by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or through our contact form.
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