Privacy Policy

Written: 08 May 2021

 

This website is published by Stride Educational Services (“SES”), a registered company in England with registered number 12637952. Registered address 27 Old Gloucester Street, London, United Kingdom, WC1N 3AX. SES is branded publicly as “Stride School” across our platforms.

 

This privacy policy covers the processing of personal data of all individuals (“users”, “you”, and “your”) who visit, register, or have registered on their behalf, their details (“data”) on any of the websites built and maintained by us (“site and “sites”). SES respects the personal data protection rights of SES’s users and is strongly committed to protecting the personal data of SES’s users. This privacy policy describes how SES collects and makes use of your data and the cookies SES uses on SES sites. You can stop being a user at any time by emailing us at: info@stride.school, whereupon all benefits and privileges available to you as a user will cease also.

 

This privacy policy also describes your data protection rights, including a right to object to some of the processing that SES carries out or where SES relies on consent, how to withdraw that consent. More information about your rights and how to exercise them, is set out in the “Your Rights” section.

 

If you have any requests concerning your personal or any queries regarding these practices, please contact us by email at info@stride.school.

 

Personal Data SES collects directly from you:

 

SES generally collects personal information from you when you interact with SES or make use of SES’s Services. This includes:

 

  • Your name and username

  • Your age/date of birth, gender, your billing address, email address and phone number

  • Some of your employment information (optional)

  • Your marketing preferences, including any consents you have given us

 

Information SES collects automatically from your device

 

SES collects certain personal data directly from your device, when you visit the website. This includes, in particular, information related to the browser or device you use to access SESs Sites such as IP addresses, date and time that you visited the site, the type of internet browser and the computer operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths.

 

Personal data collected from third parties

 

The SES site is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

 

Purposes for which SES processes your information and legal basis for such processing:

 

  • To fulfil a contract, or take steps linked to a contract, this includes:

    • To communicate with you and

    • To take payments and provide you with requested services

 

  • To conduct SES’s business and pursue SES’s legitimate interests, in particular:

    • To allow SES to develop and improve the site and to protect SES’s content

    • To personalise SES’s site, products or services for you

    • To allow us to ensure a user’s continued access to the site and to asses the activity of our users

 

  • Where you give consent

    • To notify you of new information, products, promotions and services from SES

    • To place certain types of cookies and similar technologies and

    • On other occasions where SES asks you for consent, SES will use the data for the purpose the SES explains at that time

 

  • For the purposes which are required by law

    • In response to requests by government or law enforcement authorities conducting an investigation

 

With whom will SES share this data:

 

SES may share your personal data with SES’s affiliates, third party service providers, in case of change in control, or with government authorities as described below:

 

Service providers: Your data may be shared with third parties service providers who will process it on behalf of SES for purposes identified above. Such third parties include providers of website hosting, maintenance, research and analytics solutions, IT services, related analytics for SES’s sites and identity checking payment solutions. SES is sharing your data with them for various reasons including to allow them to help improve SES’s services, to conduct analytics services or to send you advertising messages (with your consent) on SES’s behalf.

 

Advertising Service Providers: Designated service providers assist SES with advertisement display functions and related analytics to SES’s sites

 

Sale, Merger or Change in Control: In the event SES goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, users’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. Therefore it may be disclosed to SES’s advisers, any prospective purchasers advisers and will be passed to the new owners of the business and with designated service providers.

 

SES may share with other third parties’ information about SES’s site users, such as your use of this site or other websites, and the services provided on this site or other websites, but only on an anonymous and aggregate basis.

 

Sponsors and other Third Party Providers: Consistent with the choice you make when providing personal information, SES may also share your personal information with a sponsor or other third party (i.e. third party provider) that provides you with special offers and/or promotions that may be of interest to you, subject to consent.

 

Government Authorities: Personal data may be shared with government authorities and/or law enforcement officials if required for the purposes above, if mandated by law or if required for the legal protection of SESs legitimate interests in compliance with applicable laws.

 

Please note that if you make use of certain features of this site (e.g. sharing news stories of interest) any information you or others voluntarily disclose through use of these features becomes available to the public and/or the other user whom you have designated. If you choose to provide access to designated individuals, please be aware that any information you post will be visible to such individuals for their use. SES is not responsible for the information that you or others choose to disclose publicly on this site, and neither SES’s nor others’ use of such information is subject to this privacy policy.

 

Links to Third-Party websites

 

Websites of partners of SES and other websites you may access via the site, including social networking websites, having different privacy policies and are not subject to this privacy policy. SES recommends that users read the privacy statement of each such website to find out how they treat and protect your personal information. SES offer no warranties or assurances as to the policies of other websites and users visit and access these other websites at their own risk.

 

Security

 

Any data you provide to SES is kept on secure servers. SES uses reasonable administrative, technical, personnel and physical measures to safeguard such data against loss, theft, unauthorised use, disclosure or modification and to ensure the integrity of the data. To help us protect your privacy, you should maintain the secrecy of your login ID you may have set up in connection with your access to the site. If in SES’s reasonable opinion SES considers that your ID has in any way been compromised and its use is contravening our terms and conditions SES has the right to terminate access to the site at once and if appropriate cancel without refund any subscription related to it.

 

Your rights

 

You have the right to ask us: for a confirmation on whether SES processes your personal data, certain information in this regard and a copy of your personal data undergoing said processing; to correct, complete, delete or restrict (stop any active) processing of your personal data; to exercise your right to portability (i.e. to obtain the personal data you provide to us for a contract or with your consent in a structured, machine readable format); and to ask us to share (port) this data to another controller. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the EU Members State of your residence, or the location where the issue that is the subject of the complaint occurred. 

 

Where SES relied on your consent, you will always be able to withdraw that consent, although SES may have other legal grounds for processing your data for other purposes, such as those set out in this privacy policy. In some cases, further to the purchase of a SES product or service, SES is able to send you direct marketing without your consent, in which case SES relies on its legitimate interests. You have an absolute right to opt-out of direct marketing, or profiling SES carries out for direct marketing at any time. You can do this by following the instructions in the communication where this is an electronic message, by logging in to your user account and changing the settings or by contacting SES using the details set out below.

 

In addition, you can object to the processing of your personal data in some circumstances (in particular, where SES does not have to process the data to meet a contractual or other legal requirement, or where SES is using the data for direct marketing).

 

These rights may be limited, for example if fulfilling your request would reveal personal data about another person, or if you ask us to delete information which SES is required by law to keep or has compelling legitimate interests in keeping.

 

To exercise any of these rights or for other questions regarding this privacy policy, you can get in touch with SES by email at info@stride.school or in writing to:

 

27 Old Gloucester Street, 

London, 

United Kingdom, 

WC1N 3AX

 

Retention of data:

 

Where SES process certain limited information about each use as part of the online registration process, SES does this for as long as you are an active user of SES’s sites, plus not less than 2 years thereafter.

 

Where SES process personal data for marketing purposes or with your consent, SES process that data until you ask us to stop and for a short period after this (to allow us to implement your requests). SES also keeps a record of the fact you have asked us not to send you direct marketing or to process your data indefinitely so that SES can respect your request in future.

 

Where SES process personal data for site security purposes, SES retains it for as long as you are an active use for SES’s sites, plus not less than 2 years thereafter.

 

Where SES process personal data in connection with performing a contract, SES keeps that data for 6 years from your last interaction with us, which is consistent with the period of time that we retain the related contract.

 

Changes to this notice

 

From time to time SES may make changes to this privacy policy to reflect any changes to SES’s privacy practices in accordance with changes to legislation, best practice or site enhancements. SES reserves the right to change this policy at any time by posting revisions on this site, and notifying you of such changes when you visit SES’s site and/or by email.