Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Stick and split is developed and published by Sunflower Learning Ltd This privacy policy sets out how Sunflower Learning Ltd. uses and protects any information that you give Sunflower Learning Ltd when you use Stick and Split.

Sunflower Learning is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Sunflower Learning 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. This policy is effective from 24th June 2020.

What we collect

If you are a member of staff in a school, when you sign up for an account we collect the following information (Data Set A):

  • your name

  • your contact details (including email address)

  • your school's contact details


For children playing the game we collect data on their name and how they progress through playing Stick and Split (Data Set B)

What we do with the information we gather

(Data Set A) We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • to register your school for our service

  • for our internal record keeping and billing,

  • to enable us to answer your queries,

  • to report on the progress of children using Stick and Split

  • to verify your identity for security purposes,

  • to send you updates or information on our services, if you have asked us to.

We will hold this data for as long as you remain a customer of Sunflower Learning and for 2 years afterwards to allow us to comply with requests for access.

(Data Set B) You remain Controller of the data with regard to the child's name. You consent to give Sunflower Learning access to the all other data in this set to enable us to 

  • Analyse how children learn from Stick and Split

  • Report to you on how children are performing with Stick and Split

  • Check a child using Stick and Split is the same child who was using the game on the same device earlier

We will hold this data for 5 years. 


Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Your data is kept within the EU.

You control access to your school’s data via user accounts that only you (or Sunflower Learning on request) can create. It is your responsibility to safeguard the password information and only give it to people you trust.

In the unlikely event of a data breach, we have a process in place to detect, report and investigate it. We will inform the Data Controller within 24 hours of establishing that their data was affected.

Ownership

You retain ownership of all data you enter or upload into Sunflower Learning, and have ultimate control over who has access to it.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you 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 identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, 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 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 can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Sharing your data with others

We will not share your data with any other organisation without your permission, such permission if sought at all will be sought through separate and clear correspondence with you. The only exceptions to this are in the event that another organisation might take over our rights or responsibilities under our agreement with you to allow them to prepare for taking these over (after that, we may also allow that person or business to use and share your information on the same basis as us).

We also reserve the right to cooperate with law enforcement officials in the investigation of alleged unlawful activities of our website users or relating to our website users. We will have no legal liability for such disclosures of your information.

Your rights

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under General Data Protection Regulations 2018. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Sunflower Learning Ltd., 4 Barns Road, Budleigh Salterton EX9 6HJ or email hello@sunflowerlearning.com This will processed free of charge within 28 days of the request.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, or would like it removed, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect or comply with your request remove it.

You can find detailed information about your rights under UK Data Protection legislation on the UK Information Commissioner's website at www.ico.gov.uk. If you think there is a problem with the way we handle your data, you can complain there too.