The website at www.astroacademy.org.uk (the “Website”) is owned and operated by NSSC Operations Ltd. The expression “we”, “us” and “our” refer to NSSC Operations Ltd and all elements of the company. NSSC Operations Ltd is a registered charity (with registered charity number 107 8832) and NSSC Operations Ltd is a registered company (with registered company number 414 1856), registered office: NSSC Operations Ltd, National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester LE4 5NS.
The terms below set out the manner and purposes for which we may collect and process your personal data when you use the Website (the “Policy”).
Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we may use it.
By using this Website, you indicate your agreement to the terms of this Policy. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY OF THE TERMS OF THIS POLICY, PLEASE DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.
You can access our Website home page and browse our Website at any time without disclosing any of your personal data.
Information we may collect from you
In the course of using the Website, you may choose to provide us with your personal information so that we can provide our services to you, to serve your needs or to provide us with feedback about our activities or the contents of the Website.
This information may include your contact details (such as for example your name, email or postal address and/or telephone number) when you complete any transaction through the Website. We may collect your personal information when you:
• send us an electronic mail (through a mailer or a web form);
• contact us to obtain information about us or any of the services we provide;
• make any comments or provide us with feedback on the Website or on our services;
You should ensure that the information you provide about yourself is true, accurate and complete. It is also your responsibility to let us know about any changes to your personal details so that we can ensure our records are complete and up-to-date.
Use of Information
Any personal information you send us will be used only for the purpose(s) you provided it to us. Requests for information will be directed to the appropriate staff to respond to your request.
We may record the details of your request to help us update our Website and/or better respond to similar requests in the future (but we will generally not keep your personal details once we have responded to your request).
When you create an account to complete a transaction through the Website, you will be required to create a username and password and to submit some basic personal information. Unless you have agreed otherwise, this information will be used exclusively to complete the relevant transaction(s).
We do not retain your personal information for longer than necessary to achieve the purposes for which you provided this information to us.
Disclosure of Information
We may disclose your personal information to third parties (for instance our service providers), for the purpose of operating the Website, providing our services to you and/or in order to process certain transactions such as tickets purchases and payments.
Other than as indicated above, we will not sell, exchange, share or otherwise distribute your personal information to any third party without your consent unless we are required to do so by any relevant legislation.
We do not transfer your personal information outside of the European Economic Area.
Often you can tell you are leaving the Website by noting the URL of the destination site.
Cookies are small text files that a website can transfer to your computer hard drive to help tailor and keep records of your visits on that website. The information stored is statistical information about the website’s user browsing actions and patterns and does not identify the individual user. This information helps us to measure the use of the Website, to improve its operation, content and services and to deliver more personalised services when you use the Website.
This Website uses one cookie to identify whether your workstation has the Macromedia Flash plug-in installed. This plug-in is required to play some of the Website’s animations.
If you prefer not to receive cookies, you may turn them off in your browser, or may set your browser to ask you before accepting a new cookie. Some pages may not function properly if the cookies are turned off.
We have put in place security measures to protect any information, including your personal information, collected or processed through our Website.
Changes to this Policy
Any changes we make to this Policy in the future will be posted on this page of the Website.
Access to your personal information
The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access the personal information we hold about you. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you details of the information we hold about you.