Privacy Policy

The Schoolteachers is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We believe that it is important you know how we treat the information we acquire and hold about you when you use our website. This privacy policy and other documents on the site set out how we will collect and process personal information about you. Please read the following carefully.

We may revise this privacy policy from time to time and you are responsible for checking this policy for amendment whenever you visit our site. If you do not agree with the policy, you should cease use of the site immediately.

Why we collect personal data

We ask you to provide your personal details to us to enable us to send you information about our products, to respond to a specific enquiry you may have or to provide products and services for which you apply. When you complete our online enquiry form, we ask for your contact details and other selected information so that we can deal with your request as efficiently and effectively as possible.

From time to time, we may wish to contact you via telephone, post or e-mail. When submitting our online enquiry form you may opt out of this contact by ticking the box towards the bottom of the form you need to be aware that, by submitting the request form without opting out, you will be indicating your consent to receive marketing messages from ourselves, associated and non-associated companies. If you wish to opt out of receiving marketing information at a later date, then please contact us on 0151 724 1930.

We use your personal details for these purposes only. 

We keep the information you provide to us confidential. All our employees and any other data processors that may access or process your details must respect this confidentiality.

Website logs

We do not identify who you are when you visit our site. We will only collect your personal details when you provide them to us. We use aggregated visitor data to help us analyse site usage which in turn helps us determine the effectiveness of the website. We do not use individual or personal data for this purpose.

Cookies

A 'cookie' is information that a website stores on your computer so that it can remember something about you at a later time. Cookies are commonly used on the Internet and do not harm your system. 

The cookies used on the Schoolteachers website do not include any personal information that others could read and understand about you, such as your name or account numbers. 

If you do not want us to use cookies when you visit the Schoolteachers website, you can configure your browser not to accept them or opt-out. Please refer to your browser's 'help' facility for further information.

Access to personal details

If you would like to know what personal details we hold about you, you can e-mail us at info@schoolteachers.org.uk or write to us at the address below. In order to provide these details, we will require proof of your identity. We also reserve the right to make a small charge based on the charges then prevailing under the relevant legislation. We will comply with the Data Protection Act and other legislation in relation to the disclosure of any information.

How do I get in touch?

If you have any queries on any aspect of our privacy policy, please contact: 

Privacy Co-ordinator, Schoolteachers Friendly Society, 30 Mather Avenue, Liverpool, Merseyside, L18 5HT