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Independent Thinking Ltd has been helping schools help young people be even better, both in the classroom and beyond since 1994.

We work with teachers, students, school leaders, parents, governors and decision-makers, supporting schools through memorable and practical INSET sessions, workshops and longer-term support, speaking at major educational conferences worldwide as well as organising our own national events on a range of important topics. We also support businesses in the same capacity on request.

We are committed to protecting your privacy and this privacy policy applies to the Independent Thinking Ltd family of websites and day-to-day activities and governs data collection and publicity e.g. photographs and usage i.e. on our websites and social media webpages.

 

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you voluntarily enquire/order our products and services and when you comment on a blog, as follows:

 

1.  Our Newsletter

If you choose to receive our term-time weekly (occasionally twice-weekly) newsletter we collect some, or all, of the following personally identifiable information: 

  • Salutation and name
  • Job title
  • E-mail address(es)
  • Telephone number(s)
  • Social media name(s)
  • Organisation name, address details and telephone number

The lawful basis for processing your information is by your consent.

This information is not shared with anyone outside our company.

 

2. Our Blog

If you choose to post a comment on our Blog, we collect the following personally identifiable information:

  • Name
  • E-mail address

The lawful basis for processing your information is by your consent.

Your name is posted on our website attached to the comment you make for any website user to view.

 

3. Bulk Order Book Quotation Requests and Book Orders

If you choose to request a quotation for a bulk book order and/or order books through us we collect the following personally identifiable information:

  • Name
  • Organisation name
  • Address details
  • E-mail address
  • Telephone Number
  • Invoice contact name, e-mail address, address details and telephone number

The lawful basis for processing your information is by contract.

If you choose to place a book order this information is shared with Crown House Publishing Ltd for fulfilling your order only.

 

4. Enquiry Form

If you choose to make an enquiry about our products or services, we collect the following personally identifiable information:

  • Name
  • E-mail address
  • Telephone Number

The lawful basis for processing your information is by contract or your consent depending  on the nature of your enquiry.

This information is not shared with anyone outside our company.

 

5. Registration for events

If you choose to register for an event we collect some, or all, of the following personally identifiable information: 

  • Salutation and name
  • Job title
  • E-mail address(es)
  • Telephone number(s)
  • Social media name(s)
  • Organisation name, address details and telephone number
  • Invoice contact name, e-mail address, address details and telephone number

The lawful basis for processing your information is by contract.

Your name, e-mail address, job title and organisation details are shared with any event partner (as indicated in the title of the event) in the interests of the partnership.

Your name and organisation name are shared with the event venue for Health and Safety purposes only.

 

6. Booking an event for your organisation

If you choose to book an event for your organisation we collect some, or all, of the following personally identifiable information:

  • Salutation and name
  • Job title
  • E-mail address(es)
  • Telephone number(s)
  • Social media name(s)
  • Organisation name, address details and telephone number
  • Invoice contact name, e-mail address, address details and telephone number

The lawful basis for processing your information is by contract.

This information is shared with Crown House Publishing Ltd for potentially providing a bookstall for your event only.

 

7. General data collection

We also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your time zone.

We collect photographs and anonymous favourable feedback from our events for future marketing purposes.

 

How will we use the information about you?

We collect information about you to deliver the services you have requested and to inform you of other products or services available from us. We also publish photographs and favourable feedback taken from our events on our websites and in our social media pages and newsletters.

We may share data with trusted partners to help us deliver the product and/or service you have requested or to provide IT technical support. All such partners are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to us and they are contractually required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

We do not share your information for marketing purposes with companies outside Independent Thinking Ltd.

We do not collect sensitive personal information such as race, religion, or political affiliations.

We will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith and belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Independent Thinking Ltd or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Independent Thinking Ltd; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Independent Thinking Ltd, or the public.

 

Marketing

We would like to send you information about products and services of ours which may be of interest to you. If you have consented to receive marketing, you may opt out at any time.

We may contact you on behalf of external business partners via our newsletters about a particular offer that may be of interest to you. If we do so, your personal information is not transferred to them.

You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes and if you no longer wish to be contacted, please click here.

 

Access to your information and correction or deletion

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some, or all, of the personal information, please email us or write to us at this address: Independent Thinking Ltd, Crown Buildings, High Street, Bancyfelin, Carmarthen, SA33 5ND.

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You can ask us to correct information you think is inaccurate or remove your information and we have a legal responsibility to do so.

 

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information. Cookies cannot be used to run programmes or deliver viruses to your computer. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the features of our websites or other websites you visit.

 

Other websites

Our websites contain links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to the Independent Thinking Ltd family of websites so when you link to others you should read their own privacy policies.

 

How do we secure your information?

We secure your personally identifiable information on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorised access, use or disclosure.

 

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage. This privacy policy was last updated on 15th February 2018.

 

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you by: 

E-mail to:             learn@independentthinking.co.uk

Or write to:         Independent Thinking Ltd, Crown Buildings, High Street, Bancyfelin, Carmarthen, SA33 5ND

Disclaimer

The thoughts and opinions expressed in this website and its constituent pages are those of the individual and/or individuals concerned, and do not necessarily reflect those of the creators of this website or any associated body.


We do not collect any personal information from users of this website however if you chose to contact us then you grant permission for us to reply to your message only (your email address will not be used for any other purpose). If you wish to view our Privacy Policy please click here.

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