TheSchoolBus privacy policy sets out how we treat personal information stored on this website. TheSchoolBus is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. 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.

TheSchoolBus may change this policy from time to time by updating this document. We encourage you to read this document along with our terms and conditions. By accessing our Website and using our Service, you consent to the terms of this Policy and agree to be bound by it and our Terms of Conditions.

  1. What we collect

The Service involves the storage of Data about an organisation or individual and may include information such as the individual’s name, email address, telephone number, organisation or school, postal address.

TheSchoolBus may collect personal information directly from you when you:

  • register to use the service,
  • use the service,
  • contact TheSchoolBus support team, and
  • visit the TheSchoolBus  website.

 TheSchoolBus may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • name of school, business or organization and their postal address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
  1. What we do with the information we gather

TheSchoolBus collects your personal information so that we can provide you with the service and any related services you may request. In doing so, TheSchoolBus may use the personal information we have collected from You for purposes related to the Services including to:

  • verify your identity,
  • administer the service,
  • notify you of new or changed services offered in relation to the service,
  • provide third parties statistical information (third parties will not be able to identify any individual user or company)
  • carry out marketing or training relating to the service,
  • to improve our products and services.
  • assist with the resolution of technical support issues or other issues relating to the service,
  • communicate with You.
  • keep our website secure and prevent fraud and verify compliance of our Terms and Conditions

By using the service, you consent to your personal information being collected, held and used in this way and for any other use you authorise. TheSchoolBus will only use your personal information for the purposes described in this Policy or with Your express permission.

It is your responsibility to keep your password to the service safe. You should notify us as soon as possible if you become aware of any misuse of your password, and immediately change your password within the service or via the “Forgotten Password” process.

 

  1. Security

TheSchoolBus 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 procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

  1. How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use the following types of cookie:

Analytics cookies that anonymously remember your computer or mobile device when you visit our website. They keep track of browsing patterns and build up a profile of how our readers use the website.

Service cookies that help us to make our website work as efficiently as possible; remember your registration and login details; remember your settings preferences; and meter the number of pages you view. Service cookies are also used to administer the website (load balancing) and to secure, validate and identify authenticated user sessions.

The sole third-party cookie comes from Twitter which is used to allow our twitter feed to work and that twitters cookie policy can be found at https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170514

We have no access to third party cookies and third party organisations have no access to ours. Other than allowing the third party cookies to be served we have no part to play in the use of these cookies although we may obtain statistical information from them about advertising on our site. The third party organisations that place cookies have their own strict privacy policies.

Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. However, switching off cookies will restrict your use of the website and/or delay or affect the way in which the website operates.

  1. Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. 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.

  1. Disclosing your information

We may disclose your personal information if required to do i) in order to fulfil any request you have made through us (e.g. ordering goods to be supplied by a third party on our behalf), ii) by law or iii) in good-faith believing such action is necessary to comply with the law or contract e.g. for a bank or card company to process your payment for purchase of goods.

We will not sell or otherwise share your personal information with third parties without your consent except in the case of our data service providers (who are used for example to manage your subscription).

  1. Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  1. a) whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  2. b) if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at [email address]

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to info@theschoolbus.net

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 above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Accessing and Updating your personal information
We want to ensure that we provide you with the best possible service. Please therefore always keep us updated of any changes to your personal information, for example, if your email address changes.

You can update your details and marketing preferences by accessing your account pages on the website.

TheSchoolBus sends billing information, product information, service updates and service notifications to you via email. Our emails will contain clear and obvious instructions describing how you can choose to be removed from any mailing list not essential to the Service. TheSchoolBus will remove you at your request.

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