Fieldwork Education is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We may ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website. It will only be used in accordance with this Fieldwork Education privacy statement.
We may collect the following information you provide us:
While not personal data, we gather navigational information about where you go on our website. This information allows us to see which areas of our website are most visited and helps us improve the quality of your online experience by recognising and delivering more of the most desired features and services. Additional information, which is not personal data (for example, domain type, browser version you’re your service provider) may also be collected by us, which will provide us with information regarding the general use of our website.
Our website provides features based on determining your location. Such features may make use of information such as your IP address to roughly estimate where you are in order to provide you with services on our website that require an understanding of where you are located. If you use one of the features on our website that require locating you, we will collect and process your location data for this purpose. If you do not consent to this, we may ask you to manually select the region where you are located, or to enter your post code; if you chose not to provide this information some features of the website may not be available.
We offer the Website to educators and do not knowingly collect personal information from studentsyounger than 16 unless an educator has received proper consent from their parent or guardian. Noone under age 16 may provide any information to or on the Website. If you are under 16, do not useor provide any personal information on or through the Website, register on the Website, or use any ofthe interactive or public comment features of this Website or provide any information about yourselfto us, including your name, email address or any screen name or user name you may use.
We use this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
If you post any information to the Pinboard page of the members’ website, this information will immediately be made available to other users throughout the world. Apart from the content, these posts will only display your user name and the name of your school but not any contact information. You can change your user name any time by going to the ‘My Profile’ page within MyFieldwork. Children under the age of 16 are not permitted to create an account on our Websites.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your consent or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
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. Third parties may display advertisements on such web sites. These advertisements may contain cookies, web beacons and other similar technologies. 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.
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. This includes holding data within the EU. Please note that all our data is held within the EU. Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of your information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
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.
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. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Except for essential cookies, the cookies will expire as indicated.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below.
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Google Analytics: These are used by Google Analytics to collect information about how you use the site, which links you click on, what country and city you are visiting from.
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Functional: These cookies are used to distinguish you from other users and other necessary functional matters.
Tracker: Tracks the last 5 pages you viewed. Affects guests and logged in users.
SessionID: To track your logged-in session and keep you logged in.
Last Activity: Every time the page is reloaded, your last activity is set to the current date/time. Used to determine when to automatically log you out.
ID: Remembers your Members’ Lounge user ID for visit to the site.
Password: This cookie retains the encrypted password of the currently logged in user.
Online Presence: Where you have agreed, this cookie is used to show whether you are online or not on the website.
Expiration: Determines the length of the session for a logged in user. There are two options for this cookie: if you have selected "remember me" then you will stay logged in for 1 year. Otherwise, your session cookie will expire after the date you logged in.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
If you are under the age of 16 and would like to contact us, you will need to ask your parent/guardian to do so on your behalf.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write or email us at the above addresses.
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. Alternately you can login to your MyFieldwork account and update your information at any time. You can also choose the unsubscribe option at any point with regards to any marketing, newsletters or correspondence.