Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. By visiting connected-learning.org (our website), you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.
Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
Connected Learning may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
What information do we collect?
Information you give us: Your name, e-mail address, phone number, address, social media profile names, order details and other information that you provide to us on our site (e.g. when making purchases, subscribing to our marketing material, reporting a problem to us, entering a competition, writing a review or asking questions or sending us correspondence, or any details you provide when engaging with us through either or website or by other forms of verbal, written and electronic communication).
We use the information we receive from you to:
• Provide our products and services you have requested or purchased from us
• Personalize and customize our content
• Make improvements to our website
• Contact you with updates to our website
• Resolve problems and disputes
• Contact you with marketing and advertising that we believe may be of interest to you
Our lawful bases for processing your data falls under at least one of the following categories:
(a) Consent: you have given us clear consent to process your personal data for a specific purpose listed in the previous subsection. For example, you may have given consent by subscribing to our email newsletter.
(b) Contract: the processing is necessary for a contract we have, or are about to have in place together. For example, you may have entered into a contract with us to design and build you a new website.
(c) Legitimate interests: the processing of your data is necessary for our legitimate interests. For example, we have identified an opportunity or offer that you are likely to be interested in and would like to inform you about it while ensuring limited privacy impact to you.
How can I opt out of receiving marketing from Connected Learning?
If you do not wish to receive promotional e-mails (e.g. e-mails regarding special offers) from us, please let us know by sending us an e-mail. Please be sure that your e-mail includes your name and address. You may also change your preferences at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of each e-mail you receive from us.
To whom is personal information disclosed?
The data we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us, or for one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and treated in accordance with this policy.
Additionally, we may disclose your personal information to third parties:
In the event that we are involved in a business transaction such as a merger, an acquisition, or any form of sale of all, or a part of, our business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms and conditions of supply and any other agreements, or in order to protect the rights, property, or safety of Connected Learning, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection.
We never give your details to third parties to use your data to enable them to provide you with information regarding unrelated goods or services.
IP Addresses and Cookies
Our site collects your browser’s internet protocol (“IP”) address in order to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our site. Our site records the browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating systems and platform to monitor market penetration of various web browsers so we can better determine the internet technologies we may utilise in the design of the pages on our site.
Our site may also collect information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (“URL”) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), products you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number. Our site may also collect location and traffic data, weblogs and other communication data.
Our site uses page referrer data, which is information about the page that linked you to this page, to determine to what extent our page is referenced by other resources on the internet.
This data may be used to preserve the integrity of our computing resources (i.e. to recognise malicious attacks etc.) and it enables us to provide you with the best shopping experience that we can by tailoring information to fit your personal preferences. For more detail see the Google analytics website.
A cookie is a small amount of data sent from our server and stored on your computer’s hard drive. We use the following types of cookies on our site:
Cookies that are strictly necessary for the operation of our site: These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our site and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of our site. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.
Performance cookies: These cookies collect information about how visitors use our site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All the information that these cookies collect is aggregated and is therefore anonymous. This information is only used to improve how our site works. Specifically, the performance cookies in use on our site are for Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Google Analytics customers can view a variety of reports about how visitors interact with their website so that they can improve it. Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page. Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of Google Analytics without affecting how you visit our site – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit the Google opt-out information page.
Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our site to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region which you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services which you have asked for, such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Your choices about cookies:
You can choose to disable or manage cookies as follows:
We may use Adobe Flash Player to display video or image content. It may not possible to block or restrict flash cookies using your browser settings. However, information on how to control flash player privacy and security settings is available from the Adobe website.
Confidentiality / Security
All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial processes to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site. Any transmission is at your own risk. All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our customers’ personal data.
Links to External Websites
Our site contains links to and from other websites, including the websites of our partner networks and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. Please check the external websites’ privacy polices before you submit any personal data to these websites.
You have the right to be informed about the personal data we collect from you, and how we process it. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. This is explained above at the section of this policy entitled “How can I opt out of receiving marketing from Connected Learning”.
You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at the addresses listed below. You have the right to get confirmation that your personal data is being processed and have the ability to access your personal data. You have the right to request the removal or deletion of your personal data if there is no compelling reason for us to continue processing it. You have the right to request and get your personal data that you provided to us and use it for your own purposes. You will have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you. Finally, you have the right to file a complaint with supervisory authorities if your information has not been processed in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation. If the supervisory authorities fail to address your complaint properly, you may have the right to a judicial remedy.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the addresses on the ‘Contact’ page. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.