Teacher Development Trust understands and respects the importance of your privacy and we are committed to safeguarding your personal information. In the course of the services we provide, we will collect personal information from you and make subsequent use of it as detailed below.
What information will the Teacher Development Trust collect about me?
We may collect all or some of the following information relating to you or others:
- Names and contact details;
- Job title, work address and contact details;
- Organisation title and contact details;
- Anonymised staff survey responses (schools only);
- Details relating to CPD services and resources (providers only);
as well as any other information we may ask of you.
How does Teacher Development Trust collect my information?
We will only collect personal information from you by specifically asking for it:
- When you register with one of our services as a school or organisation;
- When you register with us for newsletters, email updates or take part in surveys and customer feedback;
- When you write, fax, telephone or email us to make an enquiry.
Please note that in order for us to provide you with optimum service, we use ‘Cookies’ on our website. ‘Cookies’ are a feature of web browser software which allows web servers to temporarily store information within your browser. ‘Cookies’ allow us to obtain information regarding users of our site which essentially helps us to provide you with a better user experience and tailor our services to your individual needs. We don’t store and record any of your passwords or other highly sensitive data. Most browsers automatically allow ‘cookies,’ however usually your web browser will enable you to disable ‘cookies’ should you wish to do so. Please note that in order for us to provide you with optimum service, we use ‘Cookies’ on our website. ‘Cookies’ are a feature of web browser software which allows web servers to temporarily store information within your browser. ‘Cookies’ allow us to obtain information regarding users of our site which essentially helps us to provide you with a better user experience and tailor our services to your individual needs. We don’t store and record any of your passwords or other highly sensitive data. Most browsers automatically allow ‘cookies,’ however usually your web browser will enable you to disable ‘cookies’ should you wish to do so.
In a separate automatic operation the web server will collect your IP address and browser type and details of the website you came from before entering our site. This information is used to work out how many times our site has been visited and record which parts of our site have been visited so we can improve the content and layout of the site. This information is anonymous – it is not used to identify you. We may from time to time supply third parties with this anonymous data for uses in connection with our site.
What will we do with your information?
We will use your information to enrol and involve you in our services as requested by you.
We may also use your information for marketing or analytical purposes and to improve and develop the services offered by the Teacher Development Trust.
We will not pass your details to any third party without your consent.
Receipt of our newsletters and participation in surveys is entirely voluntary. You may unsubscribe from being contacted for these purposes at any time. Personal information collected in this way will be used for market research and to inform you of other Teacher Development Trust and partner services which may be of interest to you.
We will show the agreed relevant contact details for any information you post on any of our sites, including provider listings and participation in discussion forums.
We may need to disclose our customer list including any personal information relating to you to a third party who acquires or attempts to acquire all or substantially all of the asset/ stock in the Teacher Development Trust or our sites.
We may also disclose information to organisations who act as “data processors” on our behalf, or to other organisations who perform business functions on our behalf. These functions include administration, providing services (and contacting you where necessary), customer care, business management and operation, re-organisation/structuring/sale of our business (or our group companies), risk assessment, security and crime prevention/detection, research and analysis, marketing, monitoring, measuring and assessing customer purchasing preferences and trends, dispute resolution, credit checking and debt collection.
We have taken all reasonable steps to have appropriate security measures in place to protect your information. Outside the European Economic Area, controls on data protection may not be as wide as the legal requirements in this country. The transmission of information via the internet is never completely secure. We exclude our liability for personal data lost in transmission to the website.
What can I do?
To cancel your subscription to or participation in any of our services, or if you do not agree to our use of your information as set out above, you should inform us as soon as possible in writing or by email to addresses below.
As a visitor to our sites, you agree not to misuse any personal information available on our site or to gather it or use robots or other automated scripts, codes or functionalities to do so.
To ensure that we carry out your instructions accurately, to help improve our service and in the interest of security, we may monitor and/or record:
- your telephone calls;
- customer transactions and activities on our website.
All recordings are and shall remain our sole property.
Updates and changes
As our privacy statement may change due to developments in the law we encourage you to re-read this from time to time so you are aware of any changes in how we gather and use your personal information.
Any changes to this Policy will be either posted on our website, brochure and/or made available on request.
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