This website is developed as part of:
- Teaching ICT with Inquiry project (http://tiwi.eun.org/)
Teaching ICT with Inquiry (“the Project”) is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union (Grant Agreement N. 2018-1-LT01-KA201-047065), and lasts for 24 months. European Schoolnet is a partner in the project which is coordinated by Ugdymo plėtotės centro (UPC) in Lithuania. The role of European Schoolnet in the Project is to coordinate dissemination and the following outputs: O1 Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) and O5 Blueprint on the successful use of inquiry in ICT teaching.
European Schoolnet takes the protection of your privacy seriously. We exclusively collect, store and retain our users’ personal data to provide the best possible service and treat this data with the utmost care. In this statement, we explain which data we collect, why we do this, how we collect and store it and how users of the website may exercise their rights. All personal data processed via this website will be processed in accordance with the provisions of EU Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and the European Council of 27th April 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR). The legal basis for the processing of such data will be indicated in the relevant privacy notice (see section 1).
This website is public, with public information on the project. All resources are available without logging in. An option to comment updates and resources produced in the project is integrated in a number of webpages. All published comments are public and subject to approval by a EUN moderator; in order to publish a comment a user has to provide an email and a name that will not be stored nor published.
1. What Personal Data do We Collect via the website?
When you visit our public website, you may be invited to participate in events, surveys or questionnaires launched by the Teaching ICT with Inquiry project, you may choose to contact us and/or the project coordinator directly via contact forms or e-mail.
If you choose to contact us directly, we will only use the personal data you have provided us with for the purposes of responding to your message and, in case, providing the service you require.
We also collect information about your activity on our website in order to improve our website. We use Google Analytics for this (see also ‘Google Analytics’ and ‘Cookies’ sections below).
Aggregated statistics will be also retrieved regularly on the data collected through the public site and private community, including, but not limited to, the number of users and organisations during a specific period, the Labels assigned (number, type, country etc.), the average scores in Assessment forms (for example by year and country), the usage of the private community (for example, number of posts, subjects etc.).
2. Who do we share your data with and how
Please note that the Teaching ICT with Inquiry project is a collective effort in which organisations from multiple countries participate.
This network includes:
- the Teaching ICT with Inquiry project partners:
- Education Development Centre (Lithuania)
- European Schoolnet (Belgium)
- Universite du Mans (France)
- University of Cyprus (Cyprus)
- University of Deusto (Spain)
- Educational and evaluation experts contracted by one or more organisations part of the network, which support the initiative with pedagogical advices and for the evaluation of the activities
Your personal data is shared between University of Cyprus for Output 4 and 5. The rest is aggregated with partners and remains anonymous. The subjects of the network listed above insofar as this is necessary:
- to manage the Teaching ICT with Inquiry project services (Teaching ICT with Inquiry project accreditation process and Label assignment)
- to respond to you and to provide the service you require
- to enable us to use the responses to the surveys and questionnaires to manage the activities and for evaluation and research purposes
- to process your participation in events.
If you submit forum posts and blog posts
- the data submitted will be displayed for all users of the community
- authors of this content will be also available and displayed for all user of the community
If you submit Resources and Incident cases
- the data submitted may be displayed for all user of the community if the website administrators and/or the National Coordinators consider it as of value for the community (Publication in the community galleries of good practices)
- authors of Resources will be also displayed for all users of the community, while authors of Incident cases will remain anonymous.
3. How long do we store your data?
Your personal data will be stored by European Schoolnet in a form allowing identification for three years after the last use of the website.
In addition, you may contact us to terminate your accounts, which will result in the deletion of the personal data that you have provided during registration. You can contact us anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Beyond this period, your data won’t be retained except in an anonymised form, or insofar as required:
- to show that we’ve performed the activities in accordance with applicable laws and the EU’s audit regulations
- for research purposes and publication
4. Google Analytics
To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
On our site, we only use a very limited number of cookies: User preferences: These cookies help to improve a user’s experience of a website by providing a more personalised service, without having to ask you every time again; more specifically, our Website stores a limited number of user preferences, such as.
More detailed information about the type of cookies we are using can be found on the following table:
|i/jot||Pairing service which facilitates real-time bidding for advertisers|
|local_storage_support_test||This function allows the web site to load faster by pre-loading certain procedures|
|_gautma||Google analytics||It helps identify the unique visitors.|
|_gatutmz||Google analytics||It is used to throttle request rateIt is used to calculate traffic drivers e.g. search engine traffic, ad campaigns and navigation within the site.|
|_gidutmb||Google analytics||It is used to establish and continue a user session with your site.|
|collect_utmc||Google analytics||It is used to send data about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channelsIt keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.|
|NID||Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user’s d evice. The ID is used for targeted ads.|
Table 1. Cookies
Some pages on the platform display embedded YouTube videos, for which we use Privacy-Enhanced Mode. In this case, YouTube won’t install cookies when you visit those pages on our site unless you decide to interact with the videos (play, share, etc).
YouTube has its own cookie and privacy policies over which we have no control. There is no installation of cookies from YouTube until you consent to YouTube cookies and then are redirected to the YouTube website.
How to control cookies?
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
6. Site security
The Teaching ICT with Inquiry project website has implemented and continues to maintain appropriate state-of-the-art technical and management measures to keep your personal information secure and safe from loss, damage, corruption or deletion.
8. Contacting European Schoolnet
For any questions related to the Teaching ICT with Inquiry project website, you can contact us:
Data controller: privacy[AT]eun.org
Data controller/ internal auditor
EUN Partnership aisbl
Rue de Trèves 61
+32 2 790 75 75
You can also contact us in order to exercise your right to access, rectify and, as the case may be, erase, any personal data relating to you, or restrict the processing of your personal data, in compliance with applicable laws. Please note that we may ask you to provide proof of identity (such as a copy of your ID card or passport) before we can comply with your request. Whenever we process your personal data based on your consent, you also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
8. Making an Official Complaint
If you feel that we have infringed your data protection rights, you may make an official complaint to the Data Protection Authority where you are resident or the Belgian Data Protection Authorities at the following address:
Rue de la Presse 35