Cookie & Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice explains our practices, including your choices, regarding the collection, use and disclosure of certain information, including your personal information, by National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) when using the Early Years Business Zone.

Contacting us

If you have general questions about your use of the Early Years Business Zone (EYBZ) contact info@ndna.org.uk
The data controller of your personal information is National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA), Longbow Close, Huddersfield HD2 1GQ. For questions specifically about this Privacy Notice, or our use of your personal information, cookies or similar technologies, please contact us by email at privacy@NDNA.org.uk. (to be created)

Collection of information

We receive and store information about you such as:

  • Information you provide to us:
    • Your name and email, address when you register online with the EYBZ and certain information about your business including financial information which you may have entered into the business tools on the website. We use this information to deliver the EYBZ services to you.
  • Information we collect automatically via the use of cookies for example:
    • Information about your use of the website
    • The requested web page or download with date and time you accessed the website
    • The internet address from which you accessed the website
    • Details about your device, browser and operating system for support purposes

Use of cookies

In order to do this, we may send cookies to your device. Cookies are text files that let us identify your device, carry out transactions and capture the information above. You can adjust the settings on your device to decline use of cookies by the NDNA website however this may limit your ability to buy products and services and carry out certain functions of the website. Please contact the supplier of your device for instructions on how to do this.

  • Information from other sources: We might supplement the information described above with information we obtain from other sources, such as Oftsted.

Use of information

We use your information to provide you with various services to help you with business and financial planning, to keep you updated with new developments on the EYBZ and to communicate with you.

Consent – your choices

We will only contact your personal email address if we have your consent to do so. All our marketing email communications include clearly visible unsubscribe and opt-out links for changing preferences. You can opt out of communications at any time by emailing privacy@ndna.org.uk.

Disclosure of information

Information collected by us will be used by NDNA only and not passed to third parties unless you have given consent, except where the product or service is delivered by a third party on our behalf, or we are obliged by law to do so. If those third parties are based outside the EU, we will ensure that their data processing activities are compliant with EU law. We will only keep data for as long as necessary.
Retention of information
We retain your information for as long as required either by UK or EU law and/or as long as we need it to fulfil the terms of your membership and/or to provide you with services or information you have requested or signed up to and for the legitimate running of NDNA.

Use of the EYBZ website

Within our website, we link to other useful organisations’ websites that may be of use to you; however we do not endorse the information on these websites and are not responsible for the websites’ content. NDNA cannot be held responsible for the privacy of data collected by these sites. You should review their privacy policy before sending them any personal data.

We make every effort to ensure that viruses, malware and other malicious software is excluded from our website, however we advise that you take appropriate precautions to protect your device. NDNA cannot be held responsible for any consequential damage from malicious software or any other use of our website, products or services.

While undertaking transactions through the NDNA shop your personal financial data is protected by Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to ensure secure transmission of the information. Please check that your browser shows the padlock symbol and that it is connected to our approved website www.ndna.org.uk. We use Sage Pay to collect/process transaction information. Please see Sage Pay’s security policy at http://www.sagepay.co.uk/policies/security-policy.

Your information and rights

You have the right to access any information we hold relating to you. You can request access to personal information or details of any transfers to third parties by emailing us at privacy@ndna.org.uk. You may also request that we delete personal information that we hold about you.
We may reject requests that are unreasonable or not required by law, including those that would be extremely impractical or could require disproportionate technical effort.

Cookie Policy

Most websites you visit will use cookies in order to improve your user experience by enabling that website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’).

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, storing your preferences, and generally improving your experience of a website. Cookies make the interaction between you and the website faster and easier. If a website doesn’t use cookies, it will think you are a new visitor every time you move to a new page on the site.

What is in a cookie?

A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or what’s in your shopping basket.

What do we use Cookies for?

(1) Remember you (anonymously) when you visit this website to keep track of your browsing patterns and to build up a profile of how you and other users use the website.
(2) Make our website work as efficiently as possible.

NB – The cookies we use do not hold any personal information about you.

Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies. To do this look at the “help” menu on your browser. Switching off cookies may restrict your use of the website and/or delay or affect the way in which it operates.

By using our website you agree to the use of cookies as described in this Cookie Policy. The cookies used at www.earlyyearsbusinesszone.org.uk are as follows:

Cookie Type Reason Description
__utma Persistent cookie Analytics This cookie is used to determine unique visitors to the site.
__utmb Persistent cookie Your visit This cookie is used to establish and continue a user session on the site.
__utmc Session cookie Your visit This cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether or not to establish a new session for the user.
__utmz Persistent cookie Advertising This cookie identifies if you have been directed to http://www.earlyyearsbusinesszone.org.uk via one of our promotional partners.

Further Information

Further general information about cookies is available at www.allaboutcookies.org.
For further information about Google Analytics please see www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html.