1. We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
    2. This Privacy Policy applies between globalbridge Limited of Unit 4 Bearl Farm, Stocksfield, Northumberland, England, NE43 7AL (we or us) and you. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (Act), we are the data controller.
    3. This policy (together with our Terms of Use at Terms & Conditions (Terms of Use) and Acceptable Use Policy at Acceptable Use Policy (Acceptable Use Policy) and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By using our website available at Privacy (Site) and any of our services you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.
    4. Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is Andy Petty.
    1. We may collect and process the following data about you:
      1. Information you give us. You may give us information about you by filling in or updating information about yourself on the Site or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register to use the Site, provide information about yourself on the Site, subscribe to our services, use search facilities on the Site or other social media functions on the Site, and when you report a problem with the Site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, financial and credit card information, personal description and photograph, school name, religious faith, passport number, national insurance number, user name and password.
      2. Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to the Site we may automatically collect the following information:
        1. technical information, including the Internet protocol address used to connect your computer and devices to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform; and
        2. information about your visit (including date and time); products you viewed or searched for; names that you searched for; profiles that you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.
      3. Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any websites we operate or any other services we provide. We also work closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, recruitment agents, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies) and we may receive information about you from them.

    We use cookies to distinguish you from other users of the Site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse the Site and also allows us to improve the Site. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them, see our Cookie Policy at Cookies

    1. We use information held about you in the following ways:
      1. Information you give to us. We will use this information:
        1. to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us (or, where you are an individual student or parent, any contract which your school has entered into with us) and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;
        2. to provide you with information about other services we offer that are similar to those that you already use or have enquired about;
        3. to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about goods or services we feel may interest you. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data (the registration form);
        4. for analytical purposes to help us to filter and categorise the profiles on the Site (including, without limitation, use for research and statistical purposes);
        5. to notify you about changes to our service;
        6. to ensure that content from the Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device; and
        7. for anonymised research and data mining purposes.
      2. Information we collect about you. We will use this information:
        1. to administer the Site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
        2. to improve the Site and services and to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device;
        3. to create a personalised user experience for you, in presenting you with recommendations regarding products and services that you may wish to purchase;
        4. to provide recommendations regarding products and services to other users of the Site;
        5. to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
        6. as part of our efforts to keep the Site safe and secure;
        7. to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you; and
        8. to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of the Site about goods or services that may interest you or them.
      3. Information we receive from other sources. We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).
    1. We may share your personal information with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.
    2. We may share your information with selected third parties including:
      1. business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you;
      2. advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others. We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers' wishes by displaying their advertisement to a target audience;
      3. analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of the Site; and
      4. credit reference agencies for the purpose of assessing your credit score where this is a condition of us entering into a contract with you.
    3. We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
      1. in the event that we sell any part or parts of our business or its assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer of such business or assets;
      2. in the event that we acquire a business or the assets of a business to be operated by us we may utilise your personal data in the use of such business or assets;
      3. if the whole or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by us will be one of the transferred assets;
      4. if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Terms of Use and/or Acceptable Use Policy and other agreements; or
      5. to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Site, our customers, or others; this includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
    1. The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, 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.
    2. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
    3. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
    4. We will hold all relevant personal data in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (and any other data protection legislation in force from time to time) and we will not keep such data for longer than we reasonably consider necessary or appropriate in light of these obligations.
    1. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes when registering to use the Site. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at admin@globalbridge.org.uk.
    2. The Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. 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.
    3. You have the right to ask us not to store any personal data about you. You have the right to close your account with us and ask us to delete any personal data that we hold about you. To do this, please contact us by emailing admin@globalbridge.org.uk.

    The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. A small fee may be payable to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.


    Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.


    Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to admin@globalbridge.org.uk.