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Privacy Policy

At Edtech Impact we are committed to ensuring that your privacy and data are protected. Please check this page regularly to keep up-to-date with with any policy changes.

We may collect and process the following information about you:

Information you provide to us

  • You may provide us with information in several ways, including by filling in forms on our websites or by corresponding with us by phone, email and on social media. This includes information you provide when you register to join our community, enquire about our services or sign up to.
  • The personal information that you provide may include your name, address, email address, phone number and other specific information that may be required for a particular service.

Information we collect about you

  • When you use our website, we automatically collect anonymous information about your visit and how you use our services.
  • We may collect information about you which we have received from publicly-available sources.

How we use your information

Depending on how you interact with us, we use your personal information to:

  • Provide our services as agreed in a contract with you.
  • Deliver our weekly community update to you.
  • Keep you up to date with the services we offer.
  • Fulfil your requests by email or phone.
  • Market & advertise our events & services.
  • Improve our services that we offer.
  • Comply with a legal obligation.

Legal basis for processing

Our legal basis for processing your data will be either:

  1. Contract. ​We process your personal data to fulfil a contract to which you are a part of with us.
  2. Legitimate interest.​ Where it is in our legitimate interests to use your personal data in order for us to promote, grow or improve our services. Where your data is processed on this basis, we do not consider our legitimate interests to be overridden by the impact on your privacy as well as your fundamental rights and freedoms.
  3. Legal obligation. ​We need to process your personal information in order to fulfil a legal obligation.

Storage of your information

We keep your personal information for as long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is processed. Any data we hold on you, will be deleted after 5 years of inactivity or if you have specifically requested for your information to be erased.

Sharing of your information

We may share your personal information only in the following circumstances:

  • To suppliers and subcontractors who provide services to us or where necessary to perform a service that you have requested.
  • To email and IT system/service providers that we use who process your data as instructed by us. It is our duty to ensure that they adhere to the same laws with regards to data protection.
  • To comply with a legal obligation.

We will not share you personal data with any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

Cookies

  • Our website uses cookies to individualise you from other users on this website. A small file may be downloaded that may obtain information about you, your computer and your use of our site. There are no personally identifiable details in the cookies we store on our website. The cookie is marked as a ‘session’ type, which will expire (be deleted automatically) when the browser is closed or cleaned by the browser after a set period of non-use.
  • By agreeing to the banner present on the website, you confirm that you are happy for cookies to be used.

Security

  • We employ security measures to prevent: unauthorised access to your data, unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage.
  • Your personal data is stored either on our secure server or in our secure manual record-keeping system.

Your Rights

Under GDPR, you have the following rights in relation to the data we may hold:

  1. You have the right to be informed ​about the collection and use of your data which is outlined in this policy.
  2. You have the right to access​ the personal data that we hold on you.
  3. You have the right to rectification​ of the personal data we hold on you, or to complete any information that is incomplete or inaccurate.
  4. Your have the right to have your personal data erased​.
  5. You have the right to restrict processing​ of your personal data to limit how we use your data under certain circumstances.
  6. You have the right to data portability​ allowing you to obtain and reuse your personal data across different services.
  7. You have the right to object​ to us processing your personal data in certain circumstances.
  8. You have the right for us to not make solely automated decisions​, including profiling, that has a significant impact on you.

You can exercise any of your rights above by making a Subject Access Request, please put this in writing to hello@edtechimpact.com. We will respond to your request in line with data protection law.

Third Party Websites

Our website may contain links to third party websites and content. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Transferring of your information outside the European Union (EU):

Some of our data processing service providers are based in the United States. Data protection laws may not be equivalent in countries outside the UK and EU. When we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we are assured that they are compliant with the EU-US Privacy Shield so that we know your data is adequately secure.

Data Protection Officers

Edtech Impact operates as both a Data Controller and a Data Processor.

Our data protection officers are:

Michael Forshaw, m.forshaw@edtechimpact.com, Edtech Impact, Watergate Building, New Crane Street, Chester, CH1 4JE.

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