Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to DIGITAL BADGE IT LTD…

 

The law in relation to data protection changed on the 25 May 201 8 when the General Data Protection Regulation came into force in the United Kingdom and across Europe.

 

This Privacy Policy explains:

  • What information we collect and why we collect
  • How we use thatinformation
  • The choices you have and your rights, including how to access and update

 

We may collect, store and transfer personal information about you:

  • when you contact us via our website, email or phone
  • when you purchase product via our online shop
  • when you register to use ourservices
  • when you talk to us on thephone
  • when you engage with us on social media, your social media username, if you interact with us through thosechannels
  • if you take part in our competitions orpromotions
  • when you give us feedback, comments and productreviews
  • when you sign up to our e-newsletter

 

Data we may collect when you use our services:

  • your name
  • email address
  • address
  • the nature of your enquiry
  • telephone number
  • your marketing preferences
  • your PalPal account information
  • IP Address & Browser user agent string

 

Why we collect it:

  • to provide information you have requested
  • to contact you to ask for any further related information
  • to enable administration and delivery of products from our online shop
  • to keep you informed of events, news and information

 

Who do we share this information with:

 

We do not share your information with any other 3rdparty apart from the following circumstances:

  • Clothing products are supplied by our official partner ‘Speed One Sports’. We will pass on only essential information to enable the administration and delivery of products you have purchased through our online shop.
  • Details (only when requested by you) will be passed on to our official sports partner ‘Connecting Sports’ to enable delivery of sports media digital badges.

 

Information collected when registering children online for Digital Badge IT clubs:

We collect the following personal information when you make an online kids club booking:

  • Name of child
  • Age
  • Date Of Birth
  • School attending
  • Name of parent
  • Contact telephone and email of parent
  • Medical details of child

 

We will never ask for any personal financial information and all payments taken when using our online booking system will be handled by PayPal. Some of this information is crucial to enable us to be able to be able to take the best possible care of your children whilst at Digital Badge IT clubs. Other information is purely for our own monitoring purposes. All information we gather is confidential and only shared with Digital Badge IT activity leaders.

How we protect your data:

This website uses SSL (Secure Socket Layer) to encrypt all data sent from or to this website. We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. 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.

 

How long we keep your data for:

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for.

 

Media:

If you upload images to a Digital Badge IT website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

 

Embedded content from other websites:

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

 

Third-party links outside of our control:

This website includes links to third-party websites. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements.

When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.

 

Google  Analytics

When someone visits www.digitalbadgeit.co.uk we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

 

Website 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 traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies and you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org.

 

How we protect your data
This website uses SSL ( Secure Socket Layer ) to encrypt all data sent from or to this website. 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 procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

 

Access to your personal information

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for. You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer Andrea Holmes at andrea@digitalbadgeit.co.uk

 

 

This privacy notice was last updated on 7thJune 2019