Privacy Policy



This privacy policy sets out how UK Tutors (www.uktutors.com) uses and protects any information that you give UK Tutors when you use this website.

UK Tutors 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.

UK Tutors 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 1st January 2007.


What We Collect:

We may collect the following information:
  • name and job title
  • contact information including address, telephone number and e-mail address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • IP addresses for purposes of system administration and to track the use of the site


What We Do With the Information We Gather:

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
  • If you are a tutor: we will notify you by email when you receive a tuition request, messages from tutees, and at your request we will email your contact details to tutees.
  • If you are a tutee: we will notify you by email when a tutor responds to your tuition request and at your request we will email your contact details to tutors.


Communications From the Site:

We will only send you email relating to your account such as registration emails, account notifications etc, under no circumstances do we send newsletters or promotional communication via email.


Cancelation/Opt-out:

You can cancel/close your account at any time and therefore stop receiving our notification emails by performing one of the steps listed below:

1. If you are a registered tutor and you would like to close your account you can do so by navigating to the “Account Status” page in the members area and clicking the “Remove Me” button or alternatively email us at enquiries@uktutors.com requesting your account be removed.

2. If you are a registered tutee then just email us at enquiries@uktutors.com and request your account be removed.


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.


Cookies:

Visiting this website (www.uktutors.com) with your browser settings adjusted to accept cookies tells us that you want to use our services and that you consent to our use of cookies and other technologies to provide them to you as described in this notice. See below for information on how to modify the settings in your browser to notify you when you receive a new cookie and disable cookies altogether.

Cookies and How We Use Them:

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 Google Analytics to monitor how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Name: _utma
Typical content: randomly generated number
Expires: 2 years

Name: _utmb
Typical content: randomly generated number
Expires: 30 minutes

Name: _utmc
Typical content: randomly generated number
Expires: when user exits browser

Name: _utmz
Typical content: randomly generated number + info on how the site was reached (e.g. directly or via a link, organic search or paid search)
Expires: 6 months

Click here for an overview of privacy at Google. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

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. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org or www.aboutcookies.org for further information on how to control cookies.


Links to Other Websites:

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. 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.


Controlling Your Personal Information:

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please e-mail us at enquiries@uktutors.com

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please login to your member's area to make a correction.


Contacting us:

We value your opinions. If you have comments or questions about our privacy policy, please send them to UK Tutors at enquiries@uktutors.com


"UK Tutors" means UK Tutors Ltd., UK Reg. Co. No. 06481898, Houghton Hall Lodge the Green, Houghton Regis, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU5 5DY. Tel: 020 3286 8110