Privacy policy

Dated: 18th May 2018

This policy explains what you can expect from us and what we need from you in relation to your personal data. Please read this carefully as this policy is legally binding when you use our services.

For the purpose of the relevant data protection regulations, the company in charge of your information (as known as the data controller) is BumbleBee Education, 3 Galley House, Moon Lane, Barnet, EN5 5YL Telephone : 0208 4329844,
Mobile no : 07772 852424, United Kingdom. Our registration number with the Companies House is 09066103. If you have any questions about how we protect or use your data, please email us:

1. How do we protect your personal information

1.1 We are serious about guarding the security of your personal information and use secure servers to store your personal information. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be processed by PayPal and subject to their privacy policies. We do not receive or store any of your financial information Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our services, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share this password with anyone else and not to use this password for other services or products.

1.2 As you will know, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data but we cannot guarantee the security of your data during transmission, any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

1.3 We restrict access of your personal information to those employees of Bumblebee Education who have a business reason for knowing such information. We continuously educate and train our employees about the importance of confidentiality and privacy of customer information. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with the relevant laws and regulations to protect your personal information from unauthorised access.

1.4 In some instances in order for us to provide our services to you , we may need to share your information with companies outside of the EEA. If you have more questions about this sharing of information, please email us:

2. Information we may collect from you

We may collect and use the following data about you:

2.1 Information you give us.

(a) You may give us information about you by filling in forms when registering or using our services or via correspondence e.g. email. This includes information you provide when you register to use our services, participate in discussion boards or other social media functions on our website, enter a competition, promotion or survey, and when you report a problem with our services. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address, phone number, geographical location, curriculum vitae, biography and photograph.

(b) We may also need additional commercial and/or identification information from your e.g. if we place you in employment.

(c) In providing the personal data of any individual (other than yourself) to us during your use of our services, you promise that you have obtained consent from such individual to disclose his/her personal data to us, as well his/her consent to our collection, use and disclosure of such personal data, for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy.

2.2 Information we collect about you. With regard to your use of our services we may automatically collect the following information:

(a) details of the transactions you carry out when using our services, including geographic location from which the transaction originates;

(b) technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;

(c) information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) you click, the date and time of each page, products you viewed or searched for,; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page.

2.3 Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide.  We are also working closely with third parties and may receive information about you from them for example, banks and payment service providers you use to transfer money to us;  business partners; sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services; advertising networks; analytics providers; and search information providers.

3. Cookies

3.1 Our services use cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a good experience and also allows us to improve our services. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our Cookie Policy.

4. Uses made of the information

We use your information in the following ways:

  • (a) to carry out our obligations relating to your contracts with us and to provide you with the information, products and services that you request from us;
  • (b) to comply with any applicable legal and/or regulatory requirements;
  • (c) to notify you about changes to our services;
  • (d) as part of our efforts to keep our services safe and secure;
  • (e) to administer our services and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
  • (f) to improve our services and to ensure that they are presented in the most effective manner;
  • (g) to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
  • (h) to allow you to participate in interactive features of our services, when you choose to do so;
  • (i) to provide you with information about other similar goods and services we offer;
  • (j) to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about goods or services we feel may interest you; or
  • (k) combine information we receive from other sources with the information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

5. Disclosure of your information

5.1 We may share your information with selected third parties including:

  • (a) affiliates, business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with you;
  • (b) analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.

5.2 We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • (c) in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
  • (d) if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Bumblebee Education, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction;
  • (e) to assist us in conducting or co-operating in investigations of fraud or other illegal activity where we believe it is reasonable and appropriate to do so;
  • (f) to prevent and detect fraud or crime;
  • (g) in response to a subpoena, warrant, court order, or as otherwise required by law;

6. Where we store your personal data

6.1 The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your payment order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing.  We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

7. Your rights

7.1 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes by contacting us:

7.2 Our services may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility for them.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

8. Access to information

8.1 Subject to applicable laws, you may have the right to access information we held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the relevant data protection legislation. Any access request may be subject to a fee of to meet our reasonable costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

9. Changes to our privacy policy

9.1 Any changes we may make to our privacy policy will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

10. Contact

10.1 Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to:

10.2  If you feel that we have not addressed your questions or concerns adequately, you may make a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office in the United Kingdom. You may access their details via