Who We Are
Interactive Opportunities Ltd of The Old Stables, Forton Bank, Montford Brdge, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY41ET, collects, uses and is responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so, we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) which applies across the European Union and the United Kingdom and we are responsible as ‘processor’ of that personal information for the purposes of those laws, the ‘controller’ being the individual, school or other organisation who has subscribed to Interactive Opportunities Ltd’s programmes.
How to Contact us
Information That We Collect
Interactive Opportunities Ltd processes your personal information to meet our legal, statutory and contractual obligations and to provide you with our products and services. We will never collect any unnecessary personal data from you and do not process your information in any way, other than as specified in this notice.
The personal data that we collect concerns:
Adults who subscribe to our updates
Contact details; name, email address and/or mobile phone number (in order to inform them of our latest content - every communication contains the option to unsubscribe)
Contributors to our programming
Personal resources (files such as pdf, mp3, mp4 or personal educational materials)
Personal lessons (lists of resources)
Images (film or photography)
We collect information in the ways below:
online forms, Google Docs documents, and Vimeo online video storage to gather details from contributors
How We Use Your Personal Data
Interactive Opportunities Ltd takes your privacy very seriously and will never disclose, share or sell your data without your consent; unless required to do so by law. We only retain your data for as long as is necessary and for the purpose(s) specified in this notice. Where you have consented to us providing you with promotional offers and marketing, you are free to withdraw this consent at any time.
The purposes and reasons for processing your personal data are detailed below:
We collect your personal data in the performance of a contract to provide an online teaching and learning service, to ensure that orders are completed and that you are able make the most out of the service
We collect and store your personal data as part of our legal obligation for business accounting and tax purposes
We will occasionally send you marketing information where we have assessed that it is beneficial to you as a prior subscriber and in our interests. Such information will be non-intrusive and is processed on the grounds of legitimate interests
Under the GDPR you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to:
require us to correct any mistakes in your information that we hold
require the erasure of personal information concerning you in certain situations
receive the personal information concerning you which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit that data to a third party in certain situations
object at any time to processing of personal information concerning you for direct marketing
object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you
object in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal information
otherwise restrict our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals rights under the General Data Protection Regulation.
If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please email, call or write to Andrew Goff our Data Protection Officer. If you would like to unsubscribe from any emails or text messages you can follow the instructions in the message.
Sharing and Disclosing Your Personal Information
We will share personal information with law enforcement or other authorities if required by applicable law.
We will not share your personal information with any other third party.
Information about your visits to our website
We automatically gather information about your visits to our site. This includes demographic data and browsing patterns, but it is only collected in aggregate form – no individual user is identified. This is used to build up marketing profiles, to aid strategic development and to audit usage of the site.
The io.uk.com website is based on the Wix content management system and its policy statement can be found here: https://www.wix.com/about/privacy
1. Anonymous analytics cookies which allow us to collect statistical data about how people are using our websites and apps:
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2. A session cookie which retains your user-preferences once you have logged in to our websites and apps:
3. Advertising cookies which help us track the success of our online adverts:
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By using our websites you consent for us to place these cookies on your computer or mobile device.
You can configure your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. (Each browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.) If you reject all cookies, you will not be able to use products or services that require you to “sign in” and you may not be able to take full advantage of all offerings.
Interactive Opportunities Ltd takes your privacy seriously and takes every reasonable measure and precaution to protect and secure your personal data.
Consequences of Not Providing Your Data
You are not obligated to provide your personal information to Interactive Opportunities Ltd however, as this information is required for us to provide you with our services, we will not be able to offer some/all our services without it.
As noted in the ‘How We Use Your Personal Data’ section of this notice, we occasionally process your personal information under the legitimate interests’ legal basis. Where this is the case, we have carried out a thorough Legitimate Interests’ Assessment (LIA) to ensure that we have weighed your interests and any risk posed to you against our own interests; ensuring that they are proportionate and appropriate.
We use the legitimate interests’ legal basis for processing personal data to provide emails to communicate new features of our service and similar new services and have identified that our interests are direct marketing. Within these communications, unsubscribe options are always easily available.
How Long We Keep Your Data
Interactive Opportunities Ltd only ever retains personal information for as long as is necessary and we have strict review and retention policies in place to meet these obligations.
Employees – records are kept for 3 years following end of employment
Customer organisations: billing details – records are stored for 6 years following the latest invoice
Customer organisations: content contributors – records are stored for 6years following the deletion of any content that may have been published.
Lodging a Complaint
Interactive Opportunities Ltd only processes your personal information in compliance with this privacy notice and in accordance with the relevant data protection laws. If, however, you wish to raise a complaint regarding the processing of your personal data or are unsatisfied with how we have handled your information, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
The supervisory authority in the UK is the Information Commissioner who may be contacted at https://ico.org.uk/concerns/