Skoool.co.uk is committed to the protection of the privacy and security of all our users.
The guidelines below outline our approach to privacy and security, explain how we collect and store information about our users, and offer some suggestions on how to best protect yourself and others from exposure to negative influences while on the internet.
Our Commitment to Privacy
The privacy of skoool.co.uk users is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personal information is requested or accessed.
skoool.co.uk is an Intel driven initiative to bring you highly innovative, interactive and exciting learning resources via cutting edge technologies and devices. skoool.co.uk is intended for use by second-level school students, teachers and parents in the UK. The site is designed and operated to meet the needs of the UK education community and is designed specifically to support the UK National Curriculum in Science and Maths.
The Information we Collect
On some areas of skoool.co.uk, whether you are uploading content, sending us a story, or joining our mailing list, we will ask you for personal information relevant to fulfilling your request. We only collect as much personal information as needed to fulfil your request. This information may include your name and e-mail address. In rare cases, we may request your address or phone number, usually for competitions. As our main audience is school students, we often ask a user’s level of education or age range.
As you browse through our website, our web server collects certain information about your visit and the visits of others. This information does not concern individuals personally. The information that we gather is for statistical purposes so that we can monitor the number of visitors to the website, the time and date of visits, the pages viewed and the amount of time spent by visitors on the site. This information is anonymous and will not be matched with specific visitors.
Public Forums, Postings and Communications
The skoool.co.uk site may make discussion forums, message boards and/or news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any personal information.
We take reasonable steps to monitor areas on the skoool.co.uk site where users post communications, including but not limited to bulletin boards, discussion or other user forums, and the content of any such communications. We, however, will have no liability related to the content of any such communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel, privacy, data protection, obscenity, or otherwise.
The Way we Use Personal Information
We use this information only to correspond directly with you about skoool.co.uk and skoool.co.uk related activities. We do not share personal information with outside parties. We use e-mail addresses only to answer the e-mail we receive. E-mail addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not given to any other parties.
Addresses and phone numbers are only used for the specific purpose for which they were requested and this information is never available on the site. skoool.co.uk does not sell, rent, or share your personal information with any third parties unless required to do so by law or unless we receive your consent to release your information to third parties.
Our Commitment to Data Security
To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we have online.
A cookie is a small piece of information placed on your PC by the skoool web server. It enables your computer to access information on the skoool website in a faster and more efficient manner. Cookies are only used in this manner on this site and not used to collect or store personal information.
skoool.co.uk retains personal information for as long as we have a current business need to retain it, as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998.
If you would like your personal details removed from the database, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Commitment to the Privacy of Children
As skoool.co.uk is a site aimed primarily at users under age 18, we do all we can to ensure that the material accessible is appropriate for our audience. When linking to other sites we check the material but cannot be held responsible for any new or modified links leading from these sites.
Children should obtain their parents’ permission before accessing skoool.co.uk from home.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that skoool.co.uk is not responsible for the privacy practices of other such sites. You should always read website privacy policies before deciding if you are going to share your personal information.
If you do come across a linked site that you feel contains content that is inappropriate for children, or if the site has invasive privacy practices, please let us know by contacting us at email@example.com
Changes to this Statement
skoool.co.uk may occasionally update this Privacy Statement. skoool.co.uk encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how skoool.co.uk is protecting your information. However, we will not use previously collected personal information in any new way without first obtaining your consent to do so.
How to Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about privacy issues, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org