Privacy policy

1. Privacy Policy

1.1 Protecting your privacy is important to us. We hope the following privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") will help you understand how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information you provide to us through the Fiction Express website (the "Site").

1.2 Boolino Ltd is committed to making your use of the Site as easy and enjoyable as possible. Please take a moment to read the following Privacy Policy to determine how your personal information will be treated as you make full use of our Service. By using the Site, or providing the information requested by the Site, or by continuing to use the Site after having an opportunity to review this Privacy Policy, you agree to accept the terms of our Privacy Policy and our use of the information we collect. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Site.

1.3 Boolino Ltd reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time without giving you prior notice. Your use of the Site following any such modification constitutes your agreement to be bound by this Privacy Policy as modified.

1.4 In order to register and participate as a member of Boolino Ltd, we might ask teachers to provide us with the following personal data:

  • Full name
  • E-mail address
  • Telephone number
  • Username
  • Name of your establishment
  • Address of your establishment
  • Telephone number of your establishment
  • Billing address for your establishment

1.5 In order to register and participate as a member of Boolino Ltd, we might ask teachers to provide us with the following personal student data:

  • full name
  • class name

These details are taken solely for the purpose of identifying each student to provide access to the Service.

1.6 By providing Boolino Ltd with personal data as defined in clause 5.4 above, to the extent permitted by law, you give Boolino Ltd permission to use the personal data to send out information to your e-mail address. For example, you will receive a welcome email when you join and weekly emails with relevant information about the new chapters to be published. Emails will also be sent to you prior to the expiry of your subscription. These emails are required for logistical purposes and users cannot opt-out of these at any time. Boolino Ltd will also send you a newsletter containing information, such as news, details of website updates, competitions and special offers.

1.7 Boolino Ltd agrees not to sell or transfer your personal data to a third party. An exception is if all or essentially all resources of Boolino Ltd, that is to say, the entire website, are acquired by another company (a so-called acquisition of assets and liabilities). In that case, the personal data required in order to continue to operate Boolino Ltd are acquired by the buyer.

1.8 It can happen that Boolino Ltd comes to rely on other companies in order to carry out various tasks such as, for example, help with marketing, the performing of technical services for our websites, etc. These companies can in certain cases gain access to personal data which they need in order to complete an assignment for Boolino Ltd. Boolino Ltd. treats all personal data with the greatest care and signs agreements with other companies which mean that they can only use your data in order to complete the assignment for Fiction Express.

1.9 The same applies in those cases where Boolino Ltd co-operates with another company to provide you with interesting offers. Such companies do not have access to your personal data other than for assisting Boolino Ltd with its mailings, banner marketing and the like which you have given Boolino Ltd permission to by this agreement. Such companies will not have the right to retain and use the data for any other purposes than the assignment for Fiction Express.

1.10 Boolino Ltd stores personal data gathered from members for such period as is prescribed by applicable law. During this period personal data are only used to the extent permitted by these terms and by applicable law as well as for the security of members. Boolino Ltd reserves the right to disclose your personal data as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our site.

1.11 Boolino Ltd reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here at this URL, by means of a notice on our home page or as required by law. If any changes are unacceptable to you, you shall stop using this site. Your continuing use of the Boolino Ltd website, can, to the extent permitted by law, be deemed as an acceptance of these terms, including changes.

2. Questions concerning personal data and revoking approval

2.1 In order to be able to offer the best possible user experience on Boolino Ltd, we need to be able to store personal information about you (so-called personal data) and to be able to communicate with you as a member.

2.2 Therefore, if you do not allow us to process personal data about you, we cannot handle your membership. For this reason, we ask you to cancel your membership by emailing us at privacy@fictionexpress.co.uk if you do not wish to allow us to process your personal data.

2.3 If you want to know what information Boolino Ltd has about you or have other questions about your personal data or that of your students, you can email us at privacy@fictionexpress.co.uk.

2.4 If you connect to www.fictionexpress.co.uk , we may keep a record of that correspondence.

2.5 The security of your personal information is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

2.6 Account information for Fiction Express subscribers are password-protected so that you and only you have access to this personal information. You may edit your account information on the user panel on the Site.

2.7 We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. It is your responsibility to ensure that students at your establishment keep their passwords secure. Boolino Ltd will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited email. Also remember (and remind your students) to sign out of your Fiction Express account and close your browser window when you have finished your activities when using a public computer. This is to ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place such as a library.

2.8 Under no circumstances shall Boolino Ltd be liable for any damages, including, but not limited to, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or exemplary damages, that result from the use of the information or materials posted to or collected as a result of the user's accessing the Site or use of the Service, even if Boolino Ltd has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

2.9 If for some reason you believe that Boolino Ltd has not adhered to this Privacy Policy, please email privacy@fictionexpress.co.uk and we will endeavour to respond to your concerns and, when appropriate, take steps to correct a problem.

2.10 Your Fiction Express subscription is neither inheritable nor transferable. If you allow another person to use your account you are responsible for all acts of this person in relation to Boolino Ltd and to the terms of use.

2.11 You must not use the Fiction Express website in any way that causes, or is likely to cause, the website or access to it to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way.