Terms of service
EUN Partnership aisbl (hereinafter called European Schoolnet) is developing this website, which is subject to the Terms of service set-out below.
European Schoolnet is based in Brussels, Belgium and, as such, Belgian laws apply to any use of the site.
Although we have made every reasonable effort to ensure that the contents are both timely and accurate, the information provided via this website is:
- of a general informational nature only and not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual or entity;
- not necessarily comprehensive, accurate, complete or up to date;
- sometimes linked to external sites over which European Schoolnet has no control and for which European Schoolnet assumes no responsibility;
- not professional or legal advice (if you need specific advice, you should always consult a suitably qualified professional).
European Schoolnet reserves the right, at its discretion, to suspend, change, modify, add or remove (portions of) the website at any time, including any materials which may have been made available by content contributors.
Where a user uploads information or content to the website this is done at the entire risk of the user. It is the duty of each content contributor to check the legality of their use of such materials prior to making them available and, in particular, to ensure that they do not infringe upon any relevant law, including but not limited to copyright, privacy, data protection, criminal, torts or civil liability, statutory obligations or any other law or laws whether at international, European or national level. Users should also comply with any code of conduct or good practice guide which may be instituted by European Schoolnet covering content contributions.
European Schoolnet assumes no liability in relation to any of the points above, except as required under applicable law. If you consider that your rights have been violated through any information provided via the Future Classroom Lab website, please contact European Schoolnet as indicated below. European Schoolnet will handle your objection with due diligence in compliance with its legal obligations.
This disclaimer is not intended to limit the liability of European Schoolnet in contravention of any requirements laid down in applicable national law nor to exclude its liability for matters which may not be excluded under that law.
We take every measure possible to ensure that all copyrights are respected. If you notice a copyright infringement, please notify us as soon as possible.
© - All rights reserved. Copyright protection applies. Content from third-party websites (i.e. content providers) is subject to its own copyright restrictions; please refer to the site of origin for more information.
Contacting European Schoolnet
For any questions related to the Future Classroom Lab website, you can contact us:
EUN Partnership aisbl
Rue de Trèves 61
European Schoolnet takes the protection of your privacy seriously. We exclusively collect, store and retain our users' personal data to provide the best possible service and treat this data with the utmost care. In this statement, we explain which data we collect, why we do this, how we collect and store it and how users of the website may exercise their rights.
1. What Personal Data do We Collect via the website?
A) Public website
When you visit the Future Classroom Lab website, you may be invited to participate in events, surveys or questionnaires launched by us or our collaborators, you may choose to contact us directly via contact forms or e-mail and you can sign up for the Future Classroom Lab Newsletter.
If you choose to contact us directly, we will only use the personal data you have provided us with for the purposes of responding to your message and, in case, providing the service you require.
Please note that we use third parties to manage our newsletter (Mailchimp), to process surveys and questionnaires (Survey Monkey) and to manage participants' registration for events (Survey Monkey and eTouches) and this processing may additionally be subject to the third party's own terms and conditions and privacy statement.
We use Survey Monkey to process our surveys and questionnaires and for registration to some events (such as online events) and this processing may additionally be subject to their own terms and conditions which can be accessed at https://www.surveymonkey.com/mp/legal/privacy-policy/
We use eTouches to manage and register participants to our events and this processing may additionally be subject to their own terms and conditions which can be accessed at https://www.etouches.com/event-software/privacy-policy
Subscription to newsletter, submission of surveys and questionnaires and registration to events will include their own privacy statements, which will describe the type of personal data we will collect in the survey (for example, name, surname, e-mail address, photographs, etc.), the purpose of the processing, who will have access to the data and the period of time for which the data will be kept.
You may also choose to register on the Future Classroom Lab website. To best serve our users, the portal requires registering users to submit the following information as a part of the Registration process and Profiles management, such as:
- First name, Last name, Email address, Country, Mother tongue, etc.
If you fill in one or several of the Future Classroom Toolkit's Maturity Model self-assessment questionnaires, the data submitted through these questionnaires will be recorded and linked to your account (personal identification).
C) Other forms of Collection
We also collect information about your activity on our website in order to improve our website. We use Google Analytics for this (see also ‘Google Analytics' and ‘Cookies' sections below).
Aggregated statistics will be also retrieved regularly on the data collected through the public site including, but not limited to, the number of users and organisations during a specific period, the average scores in the Maturity Model questionnaires, number of resources submitted, etc.
2. Who do we share your data with and how
Personal information provided by the user or collected during usage of the FCL platform will only be used to:
- Allow registrants to contribute to the FCL portal community through rating, comments, bookmarks, tagging, and uploading their own resources;
- Enable and improve the user experience within this and similar projects via access control, tracking usage frequency, search behaviours, preferences and settings;
- Inform the user of learning resources and activities he or she might interested in within this or other EUN projects and about any developments and updates related to the FCL initiative;
- Assist in the registration and sign up to other European Schoolnet projects by pre-filling the relevant registration forms;
- Allow and facilitate monitoring and research activities within and across European Schoolnet projects and activities.
Access to this information is strictly limited to European Schoolnet, education ministries, third parties carrying out research activities and entities in charge of implementing the FCL initiative. The transfer of specific data to other third parties can be permitted under the specific authorisation of the Data Controller; such authorisation will only be granted by the Data Controller to third parties with a legitimate interest in this information, taking into account the context and scope of the FCL website and/or the FCL initiative (e.g., educational organisations; governmental bodies; research centres; universities; partners in the FCL initiative). Personal data will only be transferred in accordance with applicable regulations. Whenever possible, data will be processed in an anonymous way, especially if transferred to third parties for research purposes. European Schoolnet will not divulge your personal data for direct marketing purposes to third parties.
European Schoolnet will have access to provided account information and can modify and/or delete information as needed to maintain the integrity of the user database or to ensure the proper operation of the FCL platform. We do not sell your data to third parties. We use the tools by the service providers listed above to manage the activities (section 1 of this notice).
If you register on the website
- your First name, Last name, Country, Mother tongue, Other languages, Description, Role and Organisation and Website as recorded in your Profile (User and Organisation) will be accessible and displayed for all site visitors.
If you submit a resource to be published in the Directory
- if approved by the site admins, the data submitted will be displayed for all site visitors.
3. How long do we store your data?
Your personal data will be stored by European Schoolnet in a form allowing identification for three years after the last use of the website.
In addition, you may contact us to terminate your accounts, which will result in the deletion of the personal data that you have provided during registration. You can contact us anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org
Beyond this period, your data won't be retained except in an anonymised form, or insofar as required:
- to show that we've performed the activities in accordance with applicable laws and the EU's audit regulations
- for research purposes and publication
4. Google Analytics
To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device. Most big websites do this too.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don't have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
On our site, we only use a very limited number of cookies.
User preferences: These cookies help to improve a user's experience of a website by providing a more personalised service, without having to ask you every time again; more specifically, our Liferay Portal stores a limited number of user preferences, such as language.
More detailed information about the type of cookies we are using can be found on the following table:
Liferay Cookie Support
Indicates if the website supports cookies.
Indicates your language preference.
Indicates that you are actively using the site and records, at any given time, how many users are visiting the site.
It helps identify the unique visitors.
It is used to calculate traffic drivers e.g. search engine traffic, ad campaigns and navigation within the site.
It is used to establish and continue a user session with your site.
It keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.
Table 1. Cookies
How to control cookies?
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.
6. Site security
The Future Classroom Lab website has implemented and continues to maintain appropriate state-of-the-art technical and management measures to keep your personal information secure and safe from loss, damage, corruption or deletion.
8. Contacting European Schoolnet
For any questions related to the eSafety Label website, you can contact us:
via email: Data controller: privacy[AT]eun.org
Data controller/ internal auditor
EUN Partnership aisbl
Rue de Trèves 61
via telephone: +32 2 790 75 75
You can also contact us in order to exercise your right to access, rectify and, as the case may be, erase, any personal data relating to you, or restrict the processing of your personal data, in compliance with applicable laws. Please note that we may ask you to provide proof of identity (such as a copy of your ID card or passport) before we can comply with your request. Whenever we process your personal data based on your consent, you also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
9. Making an Official Complaint
If you feel that we have infringed your data protection rights, you may make an official complaint to the Belgian Data Protection Authorities at the following address:
Belgian Data Protection Authority
Rue de la Presse 35