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Testwise Reporting Service - Privacy policy & cookies

GL Assessment Limited of 1st Floor Vantage London, Great West Road, Brentford, United Kingdom, TW8 9AG (we, us) are committed to protecting and respecting individuals’ privacy. We operate the website and service available at https://reports.testwise.net (TRS) for the benefit of schools, Local Education Authority (LEAs) or similar organisations, as applicable (School).

This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from individuals, or that is provided to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding personal data and how we will treat it.

We have broken down the privacy policy below to cover the following different types individuals covered under this policy:

Administrative Users - someone who uses TRS for or on behalf of a School - e.g. a school’s staff.

Students - students who take a paper-based test, the results of which can be accessed by Administrative Users on TRS.

By accessing TRS, Administrative Users are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.

We use data relating to Administrative Users as detailed below. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and any subsequent UK data protection legislation (the Data Protection Legislation), the data controller is GL Assessment Limited.

We also process data relating to Students as detailed below and we do this on the School’s behalf. For the purposes of the Data Protection Legislation, the School is the data controller and GL Assessment Limited is the data processor.

INFORMATION ABOUT ADMINISTRATIVE USERS

We may collect and process the following data:

HOW WE USE THIS INFORMATION

We use information held about Administrative Users in the following ways:

INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT ABOUT STUDENTS

We may collect and process the following data:

HOW WE USE THIS INFORMATION

We use information held about a Student in the following ways:

COOKIES

We use cookies to distinguish individual Administrative Users of the TRS. This helps us to provide Administrative Users with a good experience. By visiting and using TRS, Administrative Users agree to our use of cookies. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on Administrative Users' browser, computer, or device.

INFORMATION WE RECEIVE FROM OTHER SOURCES

We may receive information about an Administrative User if an Administrative User uses any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. In this case we will have informed an Administrative User when we collected that data that it may be shared internally and combined with data collected on this site. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers, search information providers, credit reference agencies) and may receive information about Administrative Users from them.

HOW WE USE THIS INFORMATION

We may combine this information with information Administrative Users give to us and information we collect about Administrative Users. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

ANONYMISED DATA

We may use information relating to Students and Schools in anonymised format to produce reports that we produce and share with third parties. These reports would, for example, be comparable reports about type of organisation (for example, type of school, % of students with different languages) and their performance. No Student or school would be identifiable in such reports.

DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION

We may share Administrative Users’ personal data with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

We may share Administrative Users’ personal data with selected third parties including:

We may disclose personal data to third parties:

WHERE WE STORE USER PERSONAL DATA

The data that we collect from Administrative Users and Students will not be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). All data provided to us is stored on our secure servers. Where Administrative Users have chosen or been given a password which enables access to certain parts of TRS, Administrative Users are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask Administrative Users not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of data transmitted to TRS; any transmission is at the School’s and the Administrative User’s own risk. Once we have received Administrative User and Student information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

We keep personal information for as long as we need to for the purposes for which it was collected or (if longer) for any period for which we are required to keep personal information to comply with our legal and regulatory requirements.

ADMINISTRATIVE USERS’ RIGHTS

Administrative Users have a number of rights in relation to their personal data, these include the right to:

If you are an the Administrative User and would like to exercise any of your rights or find out more, please contact us at customer.services@gl-assessment.co.uk.

If you are a Student, we advise that you contact your School with any enquiries surrounding your rights.

LINKING TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

TRS may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks. If Administrative Users 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 or liability for these policies. Administrative Users should check these policies before submitting any personal data to these websites.

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

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

CONTACT

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to customer.services@gl-assessment.co.uk.