Privacy policy

protecting your data is a priority for us

This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give when you use our websites and apps. We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using our websites, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. We 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.

Teach on Mars may collect and process the following data about you:

• Information acquired/provided through our websites. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use the websites, subscribing to our newsletter, demo request and event forms, or requesting further information. We may also ask you for information during an event to which Teach on Mars participates, when you respond to a survey and/or when you report a problem with the websites.

• Information acquired/provided through our mobile apps. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use the apps. This does not include data from our customers’ apps.

• Statistical information and data acquired/provided through our customers’ Mission Center. This is statistical data about our customers’ users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

• If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence. If you send us personal information which identifies you via email, we may keep your email and email address. We may also collect information that is available from your browser.

• We may ask you to complete optional surveys for research purposes.

• Details of your visits to the Websites including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, and the resources that you access.

• Details of your access to our online resources or other materials.

• Providing CVs or other information about yourself for specific purposes.

• We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to either the Teach on Mars or our advertisers/partners. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

Your data will only be used for the purposes indicated when you submit the data or as detailed under this privacy policy. We use personal information held about you in the following ways:

• to update and enhance our records

• to compile information relating to your use of our products and services and make recommendations about products and services and other areas that may interest you

• to ensure the content from the websites is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer

• to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us

• to provide you, with information about Teach on Mars products and services which may interest you. If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about products and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale or negotiations of a sale to you. If you are a new customer, we will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this. You can opt-in/out of such notifications by following the instructions on the relevant forms set out on this website (or elsewhere as applicable) or at any time after providing your information

• to invite you to participate in research studies and/or market research activities

• to analyse your data to create a profile of your interests and preferences so that we can contact you in the most appropriate way and with the most relevant information

• to use as statistical data to enhance our products and services

We will not transfer any of your data to any third parties without your permission or unless indicated in this privacy policy or agreed by you on a form on the websites.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties without obtaining further consent from you including:

• to our business partners, suppliers and subcontractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with you

• where we outsource any of our business functions under which we collect or store your data, in which case we will ensure that any such service provider adheres to at least the same obligations of security with regard to your data as undertaken by us

• where we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets

• if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or to protect our rights, property, or safety of our employees, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

We will never sell your data to third parties for the purposes of marketing.

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Union (‘EU’). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EU who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will inform you and request your consent (before collecting your data) if we wish to use your data for such purposes. If you wish to change your mailing preferences or opt-out of specific marketing communications sent from Teach on Mars, you may notify us via our contact us form. Alternatively you may contact us on +33 (0) 9 72 62 46 89. The websites may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner network. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

You have the right to access information held about you. If you would like to request a copy of your personal data or have any other related queries, please email privacy@teachonmars.com.

We may retain in our records some of the information associated with your account, including for analytical purposes or for the keeping of our records. The retention period of your personal data depends on the purpose for which we collect them and the use we make of them.

We will only keep your personal data for as long as is strictly necessary for the purposes stated in the paragraph "Use of your personal data" or to fulfill our legal obligations. When used for marketing purposes, the retention period of your personal data is 3 years from the date of your last activity. We may retain certain personal data for a longer period of time, including after you closed your account, if such action is necessary to fulfill our legal obligations or to maintain security, to prevent fraud and abuse and to defend or enforce our rights.

We will take reasonable steps to create an accurate record of any personal data you have submitted. However, we do not assume responsibility for confirming the ongoing accuracy of your personal data. You can update your personal data by emailing us at privacy@teachonmars.com or by calling us on +33 (0) 9 72 62 46 89. Please note that it may take up to 21 days for the changes to come into effect.

Social Network Sharing

We encourage users to share our content and/or like our on profile on the popular Social Media websites Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+ and LinkedIn. In order to make ‘Social Sharing’ accessible, our websites utilise widgets either provided directly from the Social Networks and/or via amalgamative widgets from third parties. Cookies and privacy implications from the social networks vary and will be dependent on your nominated privacy settings with each Social Network. Social Sharing buttons will only deploy cookies if you are signed to that respective Social Network at the time of being on our websites.

Analytical Tracking

Our websites has Google Analytics installed which allows us to track and compile anonymous visitor statistics. The information collected ranges from simple traffic volume to the type of browser you are viewing our websites with. This information is valuable to us not just for marketing analysis and quantification, but to improve the usability, security and load speed of our websites content. Google Analytics is a popular, secure, flagship webmaster product from Google. The privacy and security of Google Analytics data is a high priority at Google that you can read more about on Google’s Analytics Data Safeguarding page. Google also offer aGoogle Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on that will allow you to automatically Opt-out of all websites that track your activity via Google Analytics. No personal information is collected by Google Analytics.

Cookie Consent Check

As mentioned above, upon your first visit our websites display a banner at the top of the page alerting you about cookies being deployed by our websites. In order for our websites to remember your choice of opting-in, we store an anonymous cookie to remove the alert banner for 28 days. To prevent this cookie being stored, simply do not accept and close the alert. If you have already accepted the alert and you wish to remove the cookie, please clear your cookies within your browser settings.

WordPress

Our websites, either in full or in part, is built on the popular open-source CMS framework – WordPress. WordPress utilises cookies to allow visitors to register, login and comment on our websites’ content. If you do not wish to participate in commenting on our websites, WordPress will not deploy any cookies onto your device. Cookies will only be created by WordPress if you actively register or comment via the clear forms on our websites.

Enquiry Forms

Visitors can choose to contact us via enquiry form(s) on our websites. In order to prevent spam enquiries, we protect our forms with a ‘CAPTCHA’ challenge to ensure the submission is from a living person, rather than a computer bot. This CAPTCHA challenge creates a cookie that is used only to check the input response from the user is correct. The CAPTCHA cookie does not store any other information from your enquiry.

Google Maps/Places

Our websites may have our Google Maps/Places profile embedded within an iframe. Google Maps creates cookies that enable the functionality of their powerful mapping software. No personal information is stored or shared on the cookies deployed by Google Maps/Places

How to disable cookies

Most modern browsers allow you to control your cookie settings for all websites that you browse. You can disable cookie deployment completely by editing your browser settings, however in doing this you may be limiting the functionality that is displayed on our websites. To learn how to disable cookies on your preferred browser we recommend reading this advice posted by Google.

If you are concerned about cookies tracking your movements on the Internet then you may be concerned about spyware. Spyware is the name given to a particular band of cookies that track personal information about you. There are many anti-spyware programs that you can use to prevent this from happening. Learn more about anti-spyware software – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spyware. As mentioned earlier in this page you can also disable Google Analytics on all websites by downloading the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Google Analytics / Firebase / Crashlytics (use in our apps)

Our applications (mobile & web version) use tracking tools to track and compile anonymous visitor statistics : Google Analytics, Firebase, Crashlytics. The information collected ranges from simple traffic volume to the issues you might run into with our Application. No personal information is collected by these tools.

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. By continuing to use our websites and apps, you will be deemed to have accepted such changes.

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to privacy@teachonmars.com

Teach on Mars Privacy Policy


Last modified May 2018