Privacy Policy

Welcome to Simbacademy, the free online business school for entrepreneurs.


Privacy Policy of Simbacademy.com

Introduction

Welcome to Simbacademy! We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal data. This policy will inform you about how we look after your personal data when you visit our website (regardless of where you visit it from) and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.

1. Important Information and Who We Are

  • Purpose of This Privacy Policy:
    This privacy policy aims to give you information on how Simbacademy collects and processes your personal data through your use of this website, including any data you may provide through this site when you sign up for a newsletter, purchase a product or service, or take part in a competition.
  • Controller:
    Simbacademy is the controller and responsible for your personal data (collectively referred to as “Company”, “we”, “us” or “our” in this privacy policy).
  • Contact Details:
    Our full details are:
    Full name of legal entity: Simbacademy Ltd
    Email address: hello@simbacademy.com
    Postal address: London, United Kingdom.
  • You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.

2. The Data We Collect About You

  • Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
  • We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together as follows:
  • Identity Data includes first name, last name, username or similar identifier.
  • Contact Data includes billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers.
  • Financial Data includes bank account and payment card details.
  • Transaction Data includes details about payments to and from you and other details of products and services you have purchased from us.
  • Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.
  • Profile Data includes your username and password, purchases or orders made by you, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses.
  • Usage Data includes information about how you use our website, products and services.
  • Marketing and Communications Data includes your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences.

3. How is Your Personal Data Collected?

  • Direct interactions. You may give us your Identity, Contact and Financial Data by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by post, phone, email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you:
  • apply for our products or services;
  • create an account on our website;
  • subscribe to our service or publications;
  • request marketing to be sent to you;
  • enter a competition, promotion or survey; or
  • give us feedback or contact us.
  • Automated technologies or interactions. As you interact with our website, we will automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns. We collect this personal data by using cookies, server logs and other similar technologies.
  • Third parties or publicly available sources. We may receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources as set out below:
  • Technical Data from analytics providers such as Google based outside the EU;
  • Contact, Financial and Transaction Data from providers of technical, payment and delivery services;
  • Identity and Contact Data from data brokers or aggregators;
  • Identity and Contact Data from publicly available sources such as Companies House and the Electoral Register based inside the EU.

4. How We Use Your Personal Data

  • We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
  • Where we need to perform the contract we are about to enter into or have entered into with you.
  • Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
  • Where we need to comply with a legal obligation.
  • Purposes for Which We Will Use Your Personal Data:
    We have set out below, in a table format, a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. We have also identified what our legitimate interests are where appropriate.

5. Data Security

  • We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed.
  • We limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions, and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

6. Data Retention

  • We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

7. Your Legal Rights

Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data.

These include the right to:

  • Request access to your personal data.
  • Request correction of your personal data.
  • Request erasure of your personal data.
  • Object to processing of your personal data.
  • Request restriction of processing your personal data.
  • Request transfer of your personal data.
  • Right to withdraw consent.

If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us.

8. Changes to the Privacy Policy and Your Duty to Inform us of Changes

  • We keep our privacy policy under regular review. This version was last updated on [29/12/2023]. It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.

Contacting Us
For any questions or concerns regarding our privacy practices, or if you wish to exercise your rights, please contact us at hello@simbacademy.com.


This privacy policy is designed to meet the latest regulatory standards, including GDPR, and reflects a commitment to data protection, transparency, and user rights, tailored specifically for Simbacademy’s online education platform.