Privacy Policy

Last updated: 25th May 2018

INTRODUCTION

The Childcare Group complies fully with the GDPR data protection laws.The Childcare Group recognizes that your privacy and the protection of your personal information is important to you. The Childcare Group takes your privacy seriously, taking every reasonable precaution to safeguard the personal information that you provide. The Childcare Group works within the confines of the Data Protection Act 1998, therefore the information that you supply is safeguarded under the terms of this Act. If you wish to find out more regarding the Data Protection Act please visit http://www.ico.gov.uk

GDPR

SECTION 1 – DISCLOSURE

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

SECTION 2 – THIRD-PARTY SERVICES

In general, any third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.

Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

Links

When you click on links on our site, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

SECTION 5 – SECURITY

To protect your personal information, we follow GDPR guidelines and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

COOKIES

Collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

SECTION 7 – AGE OF CONSENT

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your country or state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given us your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.

SECTION 8 – CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

If our store is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

COLLECTED DATA

The Childcare Group collects data about you. Your data together with that of other subscribers may be aggregated at Postcode or other levels for the building of statistical and analytical tables.

REGISTRATION & INFORMATION COLLECTED

We may collect personal information from you through the use of enquiry and registration forms.

We also collect information automatically about your visit to our site. This information, which includes demographic data and browsing patterns, is collected via the use of cookies (see below) and session file information.

USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may use personal information collected via The Childcare Group to:

  • provide you with information about the products and services we offer
  • provide you with a more personalised service
  • conduct market research
  • run competitions and promotions
  • pass on to selected companies to provide you with other offers and promotions
  • help other companies profile and extend their databases
  • facilitate communication between yourself and others

GENERAL DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We share personally identifiable information with selected third parties. The clients and third parties use this to profile you, this enables them to send you targeted communications.
Once you register with The Childcare Group you consent to BGC Global Partners, its clients and selected third parties being able to send you communications via email, post or telephone.

SECURITY AND STORAGE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

The Childcare Group is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities.

The Internet is not a 100% secure medium for communication and, accordingly, The Childcare Group cannot guarantee the security of any information you send to The Childcare Group via the Internet. The Childcare Group is not responsible for any loss or damage you or others may suffer as a result of the loss of confidentiality of such information.

MANAGING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us.

DEREGISTRATION

You may at any time deregister from The Childcare Group. The consequences of deregistration are that your account details will be placed in a suppression file and you will not receive any further communications from The Childcare Group.

CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT

The Childcare Group will occasionally update this Privacy Statement. When we do, we will also revise the “last updated” date at the top and bottom of the Privacy Statement. The Childcare Group will obtain your opt-in consent for any updates to this Privacy Statement that materially expand the sharing or use of your personal information in ways not disclosed in this Privacy Statement at the time of collection.

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have questions regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact The Childcare Group by following the link on the contact page:

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you have any questions regarding the privacy policy of The Childcare Group or require any further information please use the contact page.