Site Policy


Privacy and personal data

At GeographyClass.uk we take your privacy very seriously. In order to provide access to the service we must collect and store some personal information about you.

 

Minors

Children who are not of secondary school age are not permitted to access the services provided by https://GeographyClass.uk/. By agreeing to this privacy policy you are also agreeing that you are of secondary school age or older.

What is collected?

Basic profile information is collected from you when you create your account including your full name and email address, this is taken directly from your @ab-ed.org Aberdeen City Council Google for Education account.

As you use the site, information about the users, courses, activities and resources you interact with will also be stored and linked to your profile information.

'Full, permissive scope to access all of a user's files' is required from your Aberdeen City Council Google for Education account to be able to access the full features of this site. By agreeing to this privacy policy you are confirming your permission for the site to be able to access your files to allow submission of files, homework and assignments.

How is this information used?

This information is only used to provide you access to the online courses at https://GeographyClass.uk/. Statistical information about usage of the site is also used to improve the site and services provided on the https://analytics.google.com/ website.

Who can I contact?

The data protection officer for GeographyClass.uk is Stephen Armitage and they may be contacted at armitage@geographyclass.uk

Who is my data shared with?

In order to provide access to your Aberdeen City Council Google for Education account provided by https://edu.google.com/, we may share your basic profile information with Aberdeen City Council Google for Education. The privacy policy for Aberdeen City Council Google for Education is available at https://gsuite.google.com/intl/en-GB/terms/education_privacy.html. In order to protect your privacy GeographyClass.uk has entered into a data sharing agreement with Aberdeen City Council Google for Education. 

How long is my data stored?

Your personal data is stored as long as you are enrolled in one or more online courses at https://GeographyClass.uk/. Course data is deleted 2 months after the end date for each course and profile information will be anonymised when an account has not been accessed for 2 consecutive months.

How do I withdraw my consent for GeographyClass.uk to store and process my personal data?

If you have previously consented to allow GeographyClass.uk to store and process your personal data in accordance with this privacy policy, and you wish to withdraw your consent, please send an email to the data protection officer at armitage@geographyclass.uk. You will no longer be able to access the services provided by https://GeographyClass.uk/ if your consent is withdrawn.

How do I request that my personal data is corrected or erased?

You may make corrections to your basic profile information by logging into the https://GeographyClass.uk/ and editing your own profile. If you have questions, or would like any other data to be corrected or erased, please send an email to the data protection officer at armitage@geographyclass.uk.

How do I request a record of all my personal data that has been collected?

You may request a record of all of the personal data relating to you that has been collected in accordance with this privacy policy. To do so, please send an email to the data protection officer at armitage@geographyclass.uk.