EarlyLearningHQ.org.uk is owned by Skyward Design Studio Ltd.
Skyward Design Studio Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected.
What information we collect and why
When you sign up for our newsletter we collect your email address, this means we can add you to our mailing list and send relevant emails to you. From time to time the newsletter will also include marketing material i.e. promoting a discount on school supplies from a third party. We will only include marketing that we feel is relevant to the teaching sector.
The frequency of these emails varies, however you can be removed from our mailing list at any time by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ button at the bottom of one of the emails.
Contact form and comment form
We collect your name and email address when you contact Early Learning HQ via the contact form or leave a comment on the website. This data by us for 6 months in case you get in touch again and we need to refer to a previous conversation.
If you sign up for an ELHQ Premium membership we will collect your first name, last names and email address.
We collect this information in order to provide the services requested and to be able to contact you to support your use of the service.
To unsubscribe from any Skyward Design Studio Ltd marketing, please email [email protected] using the word ‘unsubscribe’ as the subject and stating your name in the message body.
Where we store you data
We store data on our website server and in our back-up. Some data is also stored in the mail servers. If you would like a detailed breakdown of where your data is being stored, please get in touch – [email protected]
Third party websites and services
We will never sell, rent, lease or give away your information to any third party. However, we may contact you about products and services (some of which may be provided by third parties) that we feel may be of interest to you. Our newsletter will mostly contain information about new teaching resources, site updates and general information relating to early years education. It may also contain adverts for third party products, services or charitable appeals.
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 is a small file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
They are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular visitor and website. Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website, and to identify users returning to a website. They allow web applications to respond to each user 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 analyse the use of our website, and improve its usability. More specifically, cookies help us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to your needs. We use Google Analytics to monitor our traffic and your data is stored here for 26 months, before being permanently deleted.
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 are free to accept or decline cookies.
Please bear in mind that if you choose to decline cookies it may prevent you from taking full advantage of our website. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify the settings in your browser to decline cookies if you prefer. You can find out how to do this here.
How we protect your information
We use Anti-Viral software & Trojan detection and encryption in order to safeguard your personal information. We will endeavour to use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal information. However, please be aware that the use of the Internet can never be 100% secure and as such we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal information which is transferred from you or to you via the Internet.
Links to other sites
By submitting your personal information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this policy.
Access to your information
You may request to see a copy of any personal information which we hold about you under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 . To facilitate this please contact us via email [email protected].
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is inaccurate then please contact us as soon as possible at the above address and we will update our records.
Changes of business ownership and control
Skyward Design Studio Ltd may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.