Privacy Statement [In the Zone kits for schools]
Wellcome is responsible for the schools section of www.getinthezone.org.uk. This Privacy
statement tells you how Wellcome will collect, store and use any
information you provide to us when you participate in the Live Data
Zone section of the In the Zone website. The Live Data Zone area of
the In the Zone Website allows teachers and students to upload and
compare the results of their experiments with other students across
Wellcome will collect, store and use any information you provide
to us in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
1) What information will you collect about me?
We will only collect the following information from you: your
school's email address and postcode, student age (years and
months), school year, gender, height or sitting height (metres),
student lung volume/vital capacity/peak flow/strength-endurance
data/heart rate and blood pressure at rest and heart rate following
exercise (from experiments), the number of minutes of exercise
carried out by the student per week/sports that they do/ how fit
they think they are in relation to class and (at the student's
option) whether they are asthmatic or not.
Where you have signed up to receive the In the Zone e newsletter
your information will be used to send you the newsletter containing
information and updates about the Wellcome Trust and the In the
2) Will you share my personal information with anyone
We will keep your information confidential except where
disclosure is required or permitted by law (for example to law
enforcement agencies) .
We have engaged certain third parties to help us provide the In
the Zone project and we will share your information with these
third parties for the purposes of the project.
The third parties include:
- Guardian Professional
- Pearson Education
As part of the project, we may share this information with
selected third parties for scientific research purposes. This
information will be anonymised. This means that the information we
collect from you cannot be used to identify you.
3) How long will personal information be kept?
Wellcome will hold your personal information on the website for
the duration of the In the Zone project.
However, anonymised data may be kept indefinitely for scientific
4) How do we protect your information?
We use organisational and technical measures to ensure that your
personal information is secure and protected from loss, misuse and
unauthorised access or alteration.
5) What other information do we collect?
a) IP Addresses
When you visit the In the Zone website our web server
automatically records your IP address. This IP address is not
linked to any of your personal information.
We use IP addresses to help us administer the site and to
collect demographic information for aggregation purposes. We may
also gather other non-personal information (information that cannot
identify you), such as the type of internet browser you use, which
helps us provide you with a more effective service.
When you visit the In the Zone website, your computer will
automatically be issued with a cookie. This allows us to remember
your activities on our website and saves you from re-entering your
details each time you visit the site.
You can block or erase cookies from your device if you want to
(your browser's help screen or manual should tell you how to do
this), but certain parts of the site are reliant on the use of
cookies to operate correctly and may not work correctly if you set
your browser not to accept cookies.
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6) What are my rights?
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information we hold
about you (for which we may charge a small fee) and to have any
inaccuracies in your information corrected.
7) How can I contact you?
If you have any questions about Data Protection or require
further information, please email the Data Protection Compliance
Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To see the privacy statement for the In the Zone Touring
Legal: Terms and Conditions [In
the Zone Kits for Schools]
The Wellcome Trust Limited is a company registered in England
(company number: 2711000) as Trustee of "Wellcome Trust" (a charity
registered in England charity number 210183) ("Wellcome").
By providing us with your information and registering your
details on our website, you and/or your parent(s) or guardian(s),
agree to our terms and conditions, including:
- Wellcome will collect, store and use all information you
provide to us in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998
- If you become aware of any breach of data security or have any
other questions about the security of our website, please contact
us at email@example.com
- If you choose to delete your account we will delete your
personal information from our servers.
Offensive or inappropriate content
If we deem your content to be offensive, inappropriate or
otherwise objectionable we may use your personal information to
remove your content and close your account.
When you are using our website, www.getinthezone.org.uk,
you may be directed to other websites owned and operated by third
parties. These third party websites have their own privacy
policies, including cookies, and we would encourage you to review
them. This privacy statement does not cover the information
practices of these websites and we do not accept any responsibility
or liability for the privacy practices of such third party
websites. Your use of such websites is at your own risk and you
If you have any questions about our Terms and Conditions please
e mail firstname.lastname@example.org