We gather information about the users of our website.
We are especially conscious of the need to protect information concerning children using the Site. For a child to use HofTs website, the child’s parent or legal guardian must first create an account for the student. To create an account, the parent or legal guardian must read and accept the terms and conditions Agreement which can be found at the following link: Terms and Conditions.
We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our Students while providing personalised and valuable services. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Personal information is collected by HofTs website which is registered with the UK’s Information Commission as a Data Controller in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
House of Tutors Ltd
43-47 Rushey Green, Lewisham, London, SE6 4AS.
Registered Number: 10783653
England and Wales.
We collect personally identifiable information about visitors to our websites, especially Subscribers and nominated Student(s) (your “Data”) through:
- the use of enquiry and registration forms, and the completion of an Assessment
- the check-out process by which our products or services are purchased
- the voluntary provision of information to us outside of these contexts (for example, by email)
The information that we actively collect may include:
- name and gender of the Subscriber
- home or other physical address of the Subscriber
- telephone number(s) of the Subscriber
- email address(es) of the Subscriber
- payment details of the Subscriber, such as credit card information and bank account information
- the name, date of birth, gender and school attended of registered Students
- family relationships of multiple registered Students, when registered by a particular Subscriber
What we use your information for
Your information will be used to provide you with access to our website and to supply you with any information, products or services you request.
If you subscribe to our services, we may use your information for marketing purposes unless you have indicated that you do not wish us to do so.
We may use your information to contact you for feedback on your use or our services or website.
We may also use and analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our websites and the products and services we offer.
Under no circumstances will we make an individual child’s information available to any third parties other than to the Subscriber, or in accordance with such Subscriber’s instructions, or to a parent company or subsidiary of HofTs website and, in the latter case, only in connection with the continuing provision of the HofTs website.
Unless permitted or required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.
Security and retention of information
We will keep your information secure by taking appropriate technical and organisational measures against its unauthorised or unlawful processing and against its accidental loss, destruction or damage. We will retain your information for as long as we need it for the purposes set out in this policy, or as otherwise required by law.
Cookies are small text files which are transferred from our websites and stored on your computer’s hard drive. They enable our website to “remember” who you are.
We use session cookies and persistent cookies to identify and track users who enter the registered areas of our websites. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain on your browser until you delete them. We do not use “spyware”, that is web bugs or hidden identifiers or other similar devices to gain access to information, store hidden information or to trace activities of users.
Most browsers are automatically set to accept cookies but if you are using Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, you should be able to configure your browser to restrict cookies or block all cookies if you wish. If you disable cookies you should still be able to login and use the registered areas of our websites. However, you may find you need to re-enter your user details.
More information about cookies, including browser-specific instructions on how to restrict or block cookies may be found on the IAB’s website at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
You have the right to see any information we hold about you.
You have the right to correct any errors in information we hold about you. Please inform us about changes to your details so that we can keep our records accurate and up to date.
You have the right to opt out of receiving any marketing material from us or any third party at any time.