ST NICHOLAS TRAINING CENTRE FOR THE MONTESSORI METHOD OF EDUCATION LTD (CHARITY, MSN)
AND ST NICHOLAS MONTESSORI TRAINING LIMITED
(MONTESSORI CENTRE INTERNATIONAL – MCI)
1.1. Using Moodle to
make materials available to students can raise copyright issues. A wide range
of materials may be copied, uploaded and made available for instructional
purposes but only in a manner consistent with copyright law, which gives legal
protection to nearly all text, images, music and other material, whether
purchased or found in a library or on the Internet or in other media.
1.2. For further
information, see Copyright Guidelines
2.1. Montessori is
committed to making accessible for all users information and resources that are
available via the web. We favour the principles of usability and universal
design, which will be of benefit of all users. By following these principles
and incorporating techniques to ensure information and resources are accessible
with assistive technologies separate resources for disabled users should not be
2.2. For further
information, see the Reasonable Adjustments & Special Considerations Policy
3.1. This policy
statement relates to personal data as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998,
held in connection with the operation of Moodle.
3.2. The policy explains what information is held about individual people by the Moodle system, how it is gathered and how it is used. Details of the data held or logged are given in the appropriate section below. This information is used to help support Moodle users, for system administration and bug tracking, and for producing usage statistics for management and planning purposes.
3.4. Relevant subsets of this data may be passed to the ICT team at Montessori or to the hosting company as part of an investigation into computer misuse.
3.5. Personal information is not passed to any third party except where required by law.
3.6. Moodle data is backed up at a facility managed by How To Moodle. The backups are held for the purpose of reinstatement of the data, e.g. in the event of failure of a system component.
3.7. Moodle users who
approach e-support for help with a fault implicitly grant permission to the
Moodle support staff to investigate that fault, by looking at data held on the
system including files in their personal areas and the Moodle courses to which
4. Data held by the
4.2. Users who identify themselves through the Montessori login mechanism will have the user's name and email address retained.
4.3. Information about
contributions to courses, including contributions to chat rooms and discussion
forums, ownership of resources and evidence of participation in other
Moodle-based activities may be retained indefinitely.
4.5. Moodle logs contain
detailed information about user activity within each course, including the date
and time of when course-specific information was viewed and/or updated, the
address of the machine from which the access was made, the browser
identification information and information about the referring web page.
4.6. Access to personal
4.7. You may contact us at: Data Protection
Officer, Montessori St Nicholas Charity 4/4a Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2RP.
Tel: 020 7493
8300. Email: Reception@montessori.org.uk
4.8 Your right to your information
You have the right to request a copy of all information we hold about you. If you wish to exercise this right, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or send your request to 4/4a Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2RP.
If the information we hold is incorrect or you disagree with it, you have the right to ask us to correct it and we will always aim to correct any requests within 24 hours.
5. Your consent
5.1 By using Moodle, users agree that they understand how their personal data will be used by the system. Your personal information is important to us. Your data will be protected by our secure IT service. If at any point you would like to opt out, please visit our website to complete the opt out form or call 020 7493 8300. If you would like to know more about how your data is secured, you can call 020 7493 8300, Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 5.00pm, or email email@example.com.
6. Information and outside parties
6.1. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties any user’s personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our systems, conducting our business, or servicing staff and students, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.