Privacy Policy

This website, “GCSE GURU”, is owned and operated by Five Plus Designs.

Information we may collect from you

Information you give us

  • Personal details necessary to process an online order from our shop, either as a guest or registered user
  • Personal details necessary to join and participate in our mailing list

Other information we may collect about you

If you visit our website, we may automatically collect information about you, for example:

  • Technical information
  • IP addresses
  • Your URL

Information we receive from other sources

  • We use third parties to provide user analytics and advertisements (Google).
  • They provide GCSE GURU with wider general statistics about visitor behaviour.

How will we use the information about you?

Order Processing

  • Information supplied as part of an order will only be used for fulfilling the order.  This is true for both guests and registered users.
  • Your information will not be used for marketing or passed to third parties not associated with fulfilling the order.
  • Your personal details may be used to protect digital downloads, e.g. your email address added to your copy of a PDF download.

Marketing

  • If you have actively signed up to our mailing list (“GURU NEWS”), we may send you promotional announcements from time to time about new content, products and services that you might find useful.
  • You may opt out from receiving information from us at any time by using the unsubscribe feature at the foot of every email.
  • We will never sell or pass your personal information on to others.

Analytics

  • General statistics and user behaviour will be used to improve our website and content.

Where we store your personal data

Order Processing

  • This website (and personal data related to our online shop) is hosted in the EU/European Economic Area (“EEA”).
  • Details of payments are stored by PayPal.

Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Marketing

  • We use MailChimp to collect and maintain our mailing list.  They may transfer information to the USA, but do this inline with their Privacy Shield Certification.

Transmission and storage of your personal data

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we use best practice to ensure your data is encrypted to the standard required to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data as it is transmitted and stored.

How long will you keep my personal information?

Order Processing

  • Guests: Information relating to order processing will only be kept on our system for 12 months
  • Registered Users: Information will be kept on our system for 36 months, unless still active

We are happy to remove all personal information from our system by request.

Marketing

  • Information will be help by MailChimp until the user instruct us, or MailChimp, to remove it.  This is made easy at the foot of every email.

Cookies

See our Cookie Policy.

Advertisements

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to this website or other websites on the Internet.

Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads based on their visit to this site and/or other sites on the Internet.

You may opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalised advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info.

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites.  This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

How to contact us

Contact details are in the footer of this website.