Privacy & Cookie Policy

We respect the privacy of every person who visits or registers with Business2Schools.com (the “Site ”) and who uses the services that we make available from the Site (our “Services ”) and we are committed to ensuring a safe online experience.

1. Purpose of this Policy

This Privacy and Cookie Policy (“Privacy and Cookie Policy ”) explains our approach to any personal information that we might collect from you or which we have obtained about you from a third party and the purposes for which we process your personal information. This Privacy and Cookie Policy also sets out your rights in respect of our processing of your personal information. For more information .

This Privacy and Cookie Policy will inform you of the nature of the personal information about you that is processed by us and how you can request that we delete, update, transfer it and/or provide you with access to it.

This Privacy and Cookie Policy is intended to assist you in making informed decisions when using the Site and our Services. Please take a moment to read and understand it. Please note that it should be read in conjunction with our Website Terms and Conditions.

Please also note that this Privacy and Cookie Policy only applies to the use of your personal information obtained by us, it does not apply to your personal information collected during your communications with third parties.

2. Who are we and what do we do?

The Site and our Services are operated by Business2Schools Limited (“Business2Schools”), (“we”, “us” or “our”). For more information .

Business2Schools is the data controller responsible for your personal information and is registered at the UK Information Commissioner’s Office with registration number: ZA215561

Business2Schools is an English company with registered company number: 09825153 and whose registered office is at 45 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5JG.

3. How to contact us?

If you have any questions about this Privacy and Cookie Policy or want to exercise your rights set out in this Privacy and Cookie Policy, please contact us by sending an e-mail to info@business2schools.com;

4. What personal information do we collect and how do we use it?

Our primary goal in collecting personal information from you is to: (i) verify your identity; (ii) help us improve our products and services and develop and market new products and services; (iii) carry out requests made by you on the Site; (iv) investigate or settle inquiries or disputes; (v) comply with any applicable law, court order, other judicial process, or the requirements of a regulator; (vi) enforce our agreements with you; (vii) protect the rights, property or safety of us or third parties, including our other clients and users of the Site; (viii) provide support for the provision of our Services; and (ix) use as otherwise required or permitted by law.

In particular, we use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • Fulfilment of services. For more information

    We collect and maintain personal information that you voluntarily submit to us during your registration. We use the contact details you have provided to us so that we can fulfil the services you have requested from our Site.

    Who do we share your personal information with for this purpose? 

    We do not share your personal information for this purpose.

    What is our legal basis? 

    It is necessary for us to use your personal information to perform our obligations in accordance with any contract that we may have with you.

  • Service enquiries. For more information

    Our Site uses various user interfaces to allow you to request information about our services: these include printed and electronic enquiry forms and a telephone enquiry service. Contact information may be requested in each case, together with details of other personal information that is relevant to your enquiry. This information is used in order to enable us to respond to your requests.

    Who do we share your personal information with for this purpose? 

    We do not share your personal information for this purpose.

    What is our legal basis? 

    It is in our legitimate interest to use your personal information in such a way to ensure that we provide the very best customer service we can to you.

  • Your feedback about our services. For more information

    From time to we will contact you to invite you to provide feedback about our products and services in the form of online surveys. We use this information to help us improve the quality of our services.

    Who do we share your personal information with for these purposes? 

    We use a third party service provider to assist us with customer surveys.

    What is our legal basis? 

    It is in our legitimate business interests to use the information you provide to us in your feedback for the purposes described above.

  • User insight and analysis. For more information

    We analyse your contact details with other personal information that we observe about you from your interactions with our Site.

    Where you have given your consent (where lawfully required), we use cookies, log files and other technologies to collect personal information from the computer hardware and software you use to access the Site, or from your mobile. This includes the following:

    • an IP address to monitor Site traffice and volume;
    • a session ID to track usage statistics on our Site;

    By using this information, we are able to measure the effectiveness of our content and how visitors use our Site and our Services. This allows us to learn what pages of our Site are most attractive to our visitors, which parts of our Site are the most interesting and what kind of content our registered users like to see.

    Who do we share your personal information with for these purposes? 

    We share your personal information with a variety of third party service providers to assist us with User insight analytics.

    Some of our third party providers are located in the USA and their use of your personal information is governed by EU Model Contracts or US Privacy Shield.

    What is our legal basis? 

    Where your personal information is completely anonymised, we do not require a legal basis to use it as the information will no longer constitute personal information that is regulated under data protection laws. However, our collection and use of such anonymised personal information may be subject to other laws where your consent is required.

    Where your personal information is not in an anonymous form, it is in our legitimate interest to use your personal information in such a way to ensure that we provide the very best services to you and our other customers.

  • Marketing communications. 

    We carry out the following marketing activities using your personal information:

    Email marketing. For more information  

    We use information that we observe about you from your interactions with our Site, our email communications to you and/or with our services (see the User Insight and Analysis section above for more details of the information collected and how it is collected) and/or your email address, to send you marketing communications by email, where you have consented to receive such marketing communications, or where we have another lawful basis to do so.

    Who do we share your personal information with for these purposes? 

    We share your personal information with a variety of third party email marketing providers who assist us in delivering our email marketing campaigns to you.

    What is our legal basis? 

    Where your personal information is completely anonymised, we do not require a legal basis to use it as the personal information will no longer constitute personal information that is regulated under data protection laws. However, our collection and use of such anonymised personal information may be subject to other laws where your consent is required. Please see our Cookie Policy for further details.

    Where your personal information is not in an anonymous form, it is in our legitimate interest to use your personal information for marketing purposes.

    We will only send you marketing communications via email where you have consented to receive such marketing communications, or where we have a lawful right to do so.

  • Business administration and legal compliance. For more information  

    We use your personal information for the following business administration and legal compliance purposes:

    • to comply with our legal obligations;
    • to enforce our legal rights;
    • protect rights of third parties; and
    • in connection with a business transition such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of our assets.

    Who do we share your personal information with for these purposes? 

    We will share your personal information with professional advisers such as lawyers and accountants and/or governmental or regulatory authorities.

    What is our legal basis? 

    Where we use your personal information in connection with a business transition, enforce our legal rights, or to protect the rights of third parties it is in our legitimate interest to do so. For all other purposes described in this section, it is our legal obligation to use your personal information to comply with any legal obligations imposed upon us such as a court order.

    Any other purposes for which we wish to use your personal information that are not listed above, or any other changes we propose to make to the existing purposes will be notified to you using your contact details.

5. How do we obtain your consent?

Where our use of your personal information requires your consent, you can provide such consent:

  • at the time we collect your personal information following the instructions provided; or
  • by informing us by e-mail, post or phone using the contact details set out in this Privacy and Cookie Policy.

6. Our use of cookies and similar technologies

Our Site uses certain cookies, pixels, beacons, log files and other technologies of which you should be aware.

7. COOKIES

We use cookies on our Website for identification and analysis purposes. By using the Website you consent to the storing and accessing of cookies on your device.

What are cookies and what do they do? 

A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, a computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies.

Information gathered through cookies may include the date and time of visits to our Website, the pages viewed and the time spent at our Website.

For further details on cookies, please visit the website All About Cookies where you can find comprehensive information on cookies and similar technologies.

Consent to the use of cookies on our website 

When you first visit our website you will be asked to consent to our use of cookies. If you do not consent to Business2Schools using cookies then please read the next section of this Privacy & Cookie Policy entitled “Blocking our Use of Cookies”.

Blocking our Use of Cookies 

You can block our use of cookies by activating the settings in your browser. Please visit All About Cookies where you can find comprehensive information on cookie management and blocking for a wide variety of browsers.

What Happens if I Block Cookies? 

If you choose to withhold consent to our use of cookies, or subsequently block cookies, some aspects of the Website may not work properly and you may not be able to access all or part of our Website.

How We Use Cookies 

Session Cookies

We use cookies to allow the Website to uniquely identify your browsing session on our Website and allow us to coordinate this information with data from our Website server.

Analytics

We use “analytics” cookies which, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Website and which parts of our Website are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve our Website and better serve our users.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which they are used in the table below:

Cookie Type Purpose
Google Analytics

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These cookies enable us to store information such as the time you visit our Webiste, whether you have visited before and the website that you visited prior to visting out Website
For firther information about Google Analytics please see: http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Most of our cookies expire within 30 days, although our analytics cookies may persist for 2 years.

8. Third Party Links and Services

Our Site contains links to third party websites and services. Please remember that when you use a link to go from our Site to another website or you request a service from a third party, this Privacy and Cookie Policy no longer applies. For more information .

Your browsing and interaction on any other websites, or your dealings with any other third party service provider, is subject to that website’s or third party service provider’s own rules and policies.

We do not monitor, control, or endorse the privacy practices of any third parties.

We encourage you to become familiar with the privacy practices of every website you visit or third party service provider that you deal with and to contact them if you have any questions about their respective privacy policies and practices.

This Privacy and Cookie Policy applies solely to personal information collected by us through our Service and does not apply to these third party websites and third party service providers.

9. How long do we keep your personal information for?

We keep your personal information for a period of [3] years from the date of our last interaction with you.

If your information is only useful for a short period e.g. for specific marketing campaigns we may delete it.

10. Confidentiality and security of your personal information

We are committed to keeping the personal information you provide to us secure and we will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or alteration. For more information .

We have implemented information security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal information that we have under our control from:

  • unauthorised access;
  • improper use or disclosure;
  • unauthorised modification; and
  • unlawful destruction or accidental loss.

All of our employees and data processors (i.e. those who process your personal information on our behalf, for the purposes listed above), who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal information, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of the personal information of all users of our Services.

11. How to access your information and your other data rights?

You have the following rights in relation to the personal information we hold about you:

  • Your right of access. For more information

    If you ask us, we’ll confirm whether we’re processing your personal information and, if so, provide you with a copy of that personal information (along with certain other details). If you require additional copies, we may need to charge a reasonable fee.
  • Your right to rectification. For more information  

    If the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate or incomplete, you’re entitled to have it rectified. If we’ve shared your personal information with others, we’ll let them know about the rectification where possible. If you ask us, where possible and lawful to do so, we’ll also tell you who we’ve shared your personal information with so that you can contact them directly.
  • Your right to erasure. For more information

    You can ask us to delete or remove your personal information in some circumstances such as where we no longer need it or if you withdraw your consent (where applicable). If we’ve shared your personal information with others, we’ll let them know about the erasure where possible. If you ask us, where it is possible and lawful for us to do so, we’ll also tell you who we’ve shared your personal information with so that you can contact them directly.
  • Your right to restrict processing. For more information

    You can ask us to ‘block’ or suppress the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances such as where you contest the accuracy of that personal information or you object to us processing it. It won’t stop us from storing your personal information though. We’ll tell you before we lift any restriction. If we’ve shared your personal information with others, we’ll let them know about the restriction where it is possible for us to do so. If you ask us, where it is possible and lawful for us to do so, we’ll also tell you who we’ve shared your personal information with so that you can contact them directly.
  • Your right to data portability. For more information

    With effect from 25 May 2018, you have the right, in certain circumstances, to obtain personal information you’ve provided us with (in a structured, commonly used and machine readable format) and to reuse it elsewhere or to ask us to transfer this to a third party of your choice.

  • Your right to object. 

    You can ask us to stop processing your personal information, and we will do so, if we are:

    • relying on our own or someone else’s legitimate interests to process your personal information, except if we can demonstrate compelling legal grounds for the processing; or
    • processing your personal information for direct marketing.
  • Your rights in relation to automated decision-making and profiling. For more information

    You have the right not to be subject to a decision when it’s based on automatic processing, including profiling, if it produces a legal effect or similarly significantly affects you, unless such profiling is necessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between you and us.
  • Your right to withdraw consent. For more information

    If we rely on your consent (or explicit consent) as our legal basis for processing your personal information, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time.
  • Your right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority. For more information

    If you have a concern about any aspect of our privacy practices, including the way we’ve handled your personal information, you can report it to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). You can find details about how to do this on the ICO website at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or by calling their helpline on 0303 123 1113.

12. Changes to this Privacy and Cookie Policy

We may make changes to this Privacy and Cookie Policy from time to time. For more information .

To ensure that you are always aware of how we use your personal information we will update this Privacy and Cookie Policy from time to time to reflect any changes to our use of your personal information. We may also make changes as required to comply with changes in applicable law or regulatory requirements. We will notify you by e-mail of any significant changes. However, we encourage you to review this Privacy and Cookie Policy periodically to be informed of how we use your personal information.

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