We are committed to protecting your privacy. We aim to collect only such data as is necessary to provide you with an effective service. The PhonicsPlay website is required to operate within the confines of the UK Data Protection Act, which is designed to protect you. We do not routinely collect personally identifying information from users entering the website.
As part of the subscription process, subscribers are asked to submit limited personal information in order to create an account. This information is kept confidential and is not (and will not be) shared with or sold to third-parties except in such exceptional circumstances that we may be required to do so by law.
PhonicsPlay provides resources to support children's learning. Children should only use the site with the involvement of parents, guardians or teachers. Subscriptions must be from adults.
We may send emails to subscribers, informing you when new games and resources are released. We will use your name and email address to send these emails. If you wish to unsubscribe from these new release emails, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. On rare occasions, when it is necessary to do so, we will send you service related announcements. We will also email you immediately after you subscribe, confirming your subscription, and again shortly before your yearly pre-paid membership comes to an end to remind you of the finishing date for your membership period.
Like many other websites, this website uses Google Analytics.
Google Analytics is software that collects information about users of websites.
What information is collected? - A wide range of data is collected including: your IP address (which may indicate which country and city you are in); details about the computer you are using (including your operating system, internet browser, Flash version, screen resolution etc); how long you stay on the site; the pages you visit; the sites you come from and exit to.
This information is NOT collected by Google Analytics - Your name, address, phone number, email address, credit card or banking details, or any other personally identifying information.
What do we use the information for? - The collected information is compiled into reports by Google. This allows us to understand how users make use of this site. E.g. Which pages are most and least popular? Where in the world users come from? How users find their way to the site? Which parts of the site users' computers are and aren't capable of accessing?
This is invaluable in helping us to improve the site.
How does Google use the data? - Google stores this information on servers in the United States. In addition to collecting the data and compiling reports for website owners, Google may transfer data to third parties where required to do so by law or where third parties process information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data that they hold.
For more information please see Google's Terms of Service.
If you do not wish information about your website visits to be sent to Google Analytics, you may download a plugin to prevent this. Google Analytics Opt Out Plugin
GOOGLE ADSENSE ADVERTISING
A third party vendor, Google Adsense, serves ads when you visit our website. To find out more please see our Cookies information page. Google makes use of a type of cookie called a DART cookie. The DART cookie may collect information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites. Google may use this information in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. You may opt out of use of the DART cookie. For more information please see Google's Privacy Principles and Google's Advertising Privacy FAQs