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Herts for Learning has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website: www.hertsforlearning.co.uk

We evaluate the relevant sites which we provide links to but Herts for Learning does not give approval or endorsement of those websites and we are not responsible for their content. As such, links to other websites are not covered by this policy and individuals are advised to check the privacy policies of those other sites for their terms and conditions.

Cookies

The www.hertsforlearning.co.uk website uses cookies, which are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. They cannot be used to get information from your computer about you or read any personal material kept by you on your computer.

The cookie is used to make the link between you and the information you have provided to the website. The creation of a cookie on your computer does not give the website any access to other information such as your email address.

Directgov has produced a simple video which explains what cookies are and how they might be used. To view the video please visit:

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (the Regulations) cover the use of cookies and similar technologies for storing information, and accessing information stored, on a user’s equipment such as their computer or mobile. Amendments to the regulations came into effect on 25 May 2011 The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 make it compulsory for websites to inform users if cookies are being used, and to provide some information on how cookies are used.

A list of the cookies we use on the site is below.  You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work.

Cookie

Name

Purpose

More Information

Session cookie

Session cookie

Stores user session.  Session cookies allow users to be recognized within a website so any page changes or item or data selection you do is remembered from page to page.  This cookie expires when you close your browser.

 

Javascript enable cookie

Has_js

To check whether the user's browser supports JavaScript.  This cookie expires when you close your browser.

 

Site cookie acceptance

cookiesDirective

Used to prevent cookie popup from being displayed again to the same user.

 

Site cookie reject

cookiesReject

Used to store the user input on rejection of cookie popup.

 

Google Analytics

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_utmb
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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Google Analytics Overview

Widgetserver cookies

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Cookie used for tracking.Primarily used with widgets.

Contains a randomly generated ID and no personal information.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout


Information we collect

We do not collect or store any personal information about individuals other than where you voluntarily choose to give your personal information by registering with this website.

Any personal data collected through this website will be treated as confidential under the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.

Contact information

Our site's registration form requires you to provide us with some contact information (e.g. name and email address). We sometimes use this contact information from the registration form to send you information about our organisation and our products and services. If at any time you wish to stop receiving information from us please contact us and we will update our records accordingly.

Our site uses a 'contact us' form to help us manage requests. We collect contact information (e.g. name and email addresses). Contact information is used to respond to enquiries or get in touch with you when necessary.

Public forums

This site may include chat rooms, forums, message boards, and news groups. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.

Information to improve our website

Our web servers automatically log the user's IP address and session information such as the duration of the visit, type of browser being used and broad demographic information. The information we do collect is only used for system administration and to provide statistics which HCC uses for evaluation of the site.

Security

This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. All instances of unauthorised attempted access to our site are logged and investigated. Where necessary, Herts for Learning will inform law enforcement agencies or other relevant organisations regarding misconduct.

Email

At Herts for Learning we respect the privacy of email accounts and we store your email addresses securely. Your details will not be passed to ANY organisation beyond Herts for Learning without your explicit permission.

However, we may use email to keep you up to date with news about products, services and offers that we think maybe are of interest to you. If you do not want to be kept informed in this way by email, please let us know. You can do this by ticking the relevant box where your email address is stored when you register or by choosing the unsubscribe option within the email.

Notification of changes

Development of new Herts for Learning services may generate the need to amend this Privacy Policy at any time.

If you have any questions or concerns relating to this policy and data protection please contact us using any of the methods on our Contact us page, or write to:

Herts for learning
Robertson House
Six Hills Way
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
SG1 2FQ

Choice/opt-out

If you no longer with to receive communications from us you can:

1. send your request using the contact us form.

2. send an email to info@hertsforlearning.co.uk identifying yourself and asking that we remove you from our contact lists.

To change or modify information previously provided, you can:

1. send your request using contact us and provide the correct information.

2. send an email to info@hertsforlearning.co.uk clearly identifying yourself and asking that we correct or update our database.

If you wish to write to us, letters should be sent to:

Herts for learning
Robertson House
Six Hills Way
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
SG1 2FQ

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