Bus 2 School Privacy Policy And Cookies

Bus to School is committed to protecting the privacy of users of our web site & providing you with a safe online experience. Set out below is our privacy policy regarding information we receive from the users of this website.

This Privacy Policy Statement applies to the Bus to School website and governs its data collection and usage. By using the Bus to School website, you consent to the data practices prescribed in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Bus to School collects personal identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Bus to School also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your postal code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favourites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by the Bus to School website. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Bus to School for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Bus to School website.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or sensitive data through the Bus to School website, for example through any reviews, forums and/or public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

Use of Cookies

The Bus to School website use cookies to help personalize your online experience. A cookie is typically a small text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time.

The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the features that you customized. You have the ability 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. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Bus to School website.

Use of your Personal Information

Bus to School collects and uses your personal information to operate its website and deliver the services you have requested. Bus to School also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Bus to School and its affiliates. Bus to School may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of any new services that it may offer. Bus to School does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to any third parties.

Bus to School may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Bus to School may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, improve the website, send you email or postal mail. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Bus to School and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information. Bus to School does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Security of your Personal Information

Bus to School secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Bus to School secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

Credit & Debit Card Details

Bus to School does not request or store Credit Card Information on-line. Instead any transactions requiring payment by Credit or Debit Card are forwarded to Merchant Banks that have the appropriate security measures already in place to handle such transactions & capture sensitive information. The only information transmitted on such occasions is atypically an OrderID, Amount & Hash Value. The Hash Value is an encrypted value that is sent & received by Merchant Banks to ensure that the data transmitted has not been intercepted & changed during the transmission.

When personal information is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the SSL protocol.

Bus to School nor any of its representatives would ever request sensitive information such as your Credit or Debit Card details over the phone or by email.

Updates to this Statement

Bus to School will occasionally update this Privacy Policy Statement to reflect statutory requirements & customer feedback. Bus to School encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Bus to School is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Bus to School would welcome any comments and feedback regarding this Statement of Privacy.

If you have any comments or have any suggestions of ways we can improve our services please feel free to post your comments through Online Feedback or by contacting Bus to School at info@bus2school.co.uk