Last updated March 2020
The Plan Academy Website, found at plan-academy.org, including all
information and materials contained on it, is managed by Plan Limited, Dukes
Court, Block A, Duke Street, Woking, Surrey GU21 5BH, UK ("Plan Ltd").
To contact us, please visit our contact
page or call us at +44 (0) 1483 755155.
Plan Ltd is committed to ensuring the
plan-academy.org. It does not apply to pages hosted by other organisations,
including the websites of Plan International fundraising offices or third party
sites. The Plan Academy Website (the “Website”)
may be linked to the websites of such other parties, but those other sites may
have their own privacy policies which apply to them.
By using the Website, you consent to the terms of
time to time and, if such changes are made, we will notify you of those changes
by contacting you if appropriate or publishing the updated Privacy Notice on
our website. Your continued use of the Website will be on the terms of this
WHAT TYPES OF INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND STORE?
The type and amount of information we
receive and store depends on how you use the Website. You can access most of
the pages on the Website without telling us who you are and without revealing
any personal information. Our web servers collect anonymous logs during user
visits to the Website. This information may be used to create aggregate
statistics about how the Website is used (see our Cookie Notice for more information
We do not collect personal information (such as
your name, e-mail address or country of residence) on the Website unless you
choose to provide it. For example, where you choose to create a profile which
allows us to create an account allowing you access to our online courses. Where you choose to create an account, Plan
has a legitimate interest in processing your personal data so that you are able
to access Plan Academy online courses.
HOW DO WE USE INFORMATION COLLECTED?
Your personal information will be processed by Plan
Ltd and its service providers in a secure environment and only used in
connection with the purposes for which it is submitted. At Plan Ltd, we process
personal data in order to create an account which will allow you to access our
online courses or as necessary for us to comply with our legal obligations.
SHARING OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
The information you provide will not be sold. Where
necessary, we will share your information with our service providers which are
located within the European Union. Otherwise, we only share your personal
information if we are required to disclose it by law.
YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE DATA PROTECTION ACT AND THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION
The collection and use of personal information on
this site is in accordance with the Data Protection Act (DPA) of 1998 (UK) and
the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). More information can be found
at the Information Commissioner's Office.
If you wish to make a
formal complaint to the supervisory authority where you live, or work or where
you believe there has been an infringement of your rights under the GDPR,
please contact the supervisory authority in the relevant EU Member state. In
the UK the supervisory authority is the Information
ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You have rights of access to personal information
that we hold about you, to correct or delete that information or, in some
circumstances, to object to our processing of your information, under data
We will retain your personal information for as
long as you hold an account with Plan Ltd and continue to access our on-line
services. If you choose to delete your account, which you are free to do at any
point, we will remove your personal information from our system within six months.
If you wish to exercise any of these rights or have
any questions about this policy, please contact the Data Protection Officer at:
Data Protection Officer, Plan Limited, Dukes Court,
Block A, Duke Street, Woking, Surrey GU21 5BH, UK or e-mail us at Data.Privacy@plan-international.org.
OUR COOKIE NOTICE
A cookie is a text-only piece of information that a
website transfers to your web browser so that the website can remember who you
are. A cookie will normally contain the name of the Internet domain from which
the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value,
usually a randomly generated unique number.
purpose of enhancing your user experience. For example, measuring how many
people are using each page of the website and for how long so that we can try
to improve the quality of our website.
This information is not used to develop a personal
profile of you.
By using our Website, you agree that we
can place these types of cookies on your device.
Users have the opportunity to set their devices to
accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive
cookies at any time. To prevent the download of cookies, or otherwise control how
cookies are used on your computer, please read the help information supplied
with your Internet browser software, go to www.allaboutcookies.org,
or read further instructions below.
The Website uses Google Analytics to help analyse
how users use the site. This analytical tool uses 'cookies', which are text
files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and
visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form.
The information generated by the cookie about your
use of the Website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This
information is then used to evaluate visitors' use of the Website and to
compile statistical reports on website activity for Plan International.
Plan Ltd will not (and will not allow any third
party) to use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any
personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. We will not
associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying
information from any source as part of our use of the Google statistical
Google will not associate your IP address with any
other data held by Google. Neither Plan Ltd nor Google will link, or seek to
link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user.
By using this website, you
consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the
purposes set out above. See Google’s
Analytics overview for further information.
when absolutely required. As such the number of cookies is absolutely minimal.
In order to track users between
requests a session cookie is used, this is unavoidable and Totara Learn will
not function if this cookie is blocked.
The areas described below are
where cookies are used to provide additional functionality. The functionality
can be disabled and the cookies will never be generated or looked for.
Totara Learn uses a cookie to
track the users session.
This cookie is created for every
user who browses any page on the site.
This cookie is given the name
TotaraSessionXXX where XXX is determined by $CFG->sessioncookie.
Remember Username cookie
Totara Learn uses a cookie to
remember the users username if the equivalent option is checked on the login
This cookie is created by the
login page after the user logs in if the remember username functionality is set
to On, or if the functionality is set to optional and the user has checked the
remember username box on the login screen.
The remember username
functionality can be disabled by browsing to Site administration >
Security > Site policies and setting Remember username
(rememberusername) to No.
This cookie is given the name
TOTARAID_XXX where XXX is determined by $CFG->sessioncookie.
To enrich our content, we
sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube or
Twitter. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for
example, YouTube or Twitter, these sites may set a cookie.
This Website also has 'share' buttons to enable users of the site to easily
share articles with their friends through social networks, for example,
Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. These sites may set a cookie when you are also
logged in to their service.
Plan Ltd does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should
check the relevant third-party website for more information about these.
DISABLING AND ENABLING COOKIES
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies
by modifying the settings on your browser.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality
of this Website.
To disable cookies if you are using Microsoft
Windows Explorer: Click on 'Tools' in the top menu, then on Internet Options,
then on the tab marked 'Privacy'; Move the slider to the position corresponding
to the level of cookie acceptance/denial acceptable to you.
To remove existing cookies if you are using
Microsoft Windows Explorer: Click on 'Tools' in the top menu, then on Internet
Options; In the section marked 'Browsing History', click on 'Delete...'; In the
section marked 'Cookies' click on 'Delete cookies'; Click on 'Yes' or hit the
To disable cookies in other
browsers see the links below:
Other browsers have similar
cookie management abilities in their settings, please refer to your browser's
Find more detailed
information on disabling cookies here: www.aboutcookies.org.