This website (https://www.sptc.info) is operated by the Scottish Parent Teacher Council (SPTC). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the website. We use your Personal Information only for providing services and improving the website. By using the website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
Information collection and use
While using our website, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, postal address and phone number.
If you use this website to contact us with an enquiry, then the information which you provide via the contact form will be stored in order to enable us to log and respond to your enquiry. This information will be stored in accordance with the Data Protection Act. Your personal details will not be shared with any third party, unless you have requested this as part of your enquiry.
We collect anonymous statistical information for the purpose of recording the number of separate user visits to this website and the number of times that individual web pages within this website have been browsed.
Web access logs
Like most site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our website. This may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer’s hard drive.
If you use this website to sign up for our e-newsletter, then the information which you provide via the E-news Sign-up Form will be stored by SPTC. This information will be stored in accordance with the Data Protection Act and used only to send you email news about the work of SPTC and related topics. The personal details which you provide on the newsletter sign up form will not be shared with any third parties external to SPTC. We will completely remove your details from our newsletter database upon request.
Similarly, if you use the Parents’ Voice sign up form, the information you provide will only be used to send you occasional surveys, and reminders, and your details will be removed from our database on request.
If you join SPTC and our membership-linked insurance scheme, your details may be passed on to our insurance companies in the event of any enquiry or claim.
Links to other sites
The security of your personal information is important to us, but please remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.