The first global website supporting the teaching and learning of climate change in different languages using recognized scientific research.

Privacy

Climate4classrooms.org is run jointly by the British Council, the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and the Royal Meteorological Society and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is the legally responsible body.

The Project Partners are committed to safeguarding your privacy online. We use the information we collect about you to help us understand more about how our site is used.

 

The Project Partners will ensure that staff and those acting on our behalf obtain, use and disclose personal information lawfully and correctly. To this end we fully endorse and adhere to the principles of data protection, as set out in the UK Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act"). We shall apply the Act globally, except where part or all of any local law is stronger.

In particular we will:

 

  1. observe the conditions in the Act regarding the fair collection and use of personal information (please see below regarding personal information collected via our website);
  2. meet our legal obligations to specify the purposes for which we process personal information, this information being set out in our data protection notification particulars which can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website at www.dpr.gov.uk;
  3. collect and process appropriate personal information, only to the extent that it is needed to fulfill our operational needs or to comply with any legal requirement;
  4. ensure the accuracy of any personal information kept by us;
  5. apply checks to determine the length of time personal information is held by us;
  6. ensure that the rights of people about whom personal information is held, are able to be exercised fully under the Act;
  7. take appropriate technical and organisational security measures to safeguard personal information;
  8. ascertain that personal information is not transferred outside the European Economic Area without suitable safeguards or agreement from the individual.

 

If we collect personal information via our website, prior to finally submitting any personal information to our website, we will endeavour to ensure that you are informed as to:

 

  1. the purpose for collecting the information
  2. what the information will be used for
  3. the identity of anyone else to whom the information will be given and what they will use it for
  4. how you can request copies of any personal information we hold on you.

 

Please note that where our website contains links to other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices of other websites and this statement applies solely to any personal information collected by our website.

 

IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We only use IP addresses to analyze trends, administer our website, track general user movements, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use.

 

Furthermore please be aware that we use cookies on our website. We use cookies to track the interests of our users so that we can subsequently enhance their experience on our website.

 

If you access this website from a country outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and view personal information held by us (such as your registration details), this will involve transferring that data to the computer you are using to access the website.  You should be aware that the country in which you are viewing the data may have less stringent data protection laws than countries within the EEA.

 

If you contact us for any reason, we may retain copies of any letters or emails,

Questions regarding this Privacy Policy should be addressed in writing to:

 

Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), 
1 Kensington Gore,
London SW7 2AR