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The Britvic Education Trust (BET) privacy policy

BET respects the privacy of every individual who visits our web sites. The following sets out our policy in respect of individual data and how it is handled. Please read this information carefully as you are agreeing to this policy through continued use of our website.

From time to time, we may make changes to this policy and no personal information provided by you under the terms of this policy will be used in a manner that is materially inconsistent with it without your prior written consent.

Data Protection

BET’s policy is not to collect personal data from children under 16. You must be over 16 to register your personal details, including your email address. If you are under 16, we require you to provide us with written authorisation from your parent/guardian permitting us to collect your information. This should be sent to BET. If we ask you provide information that may identify you, our request will be specific. If we ask you to provide additional information, we will explain why we need it and how it will be used. If there is an option for you to create a user name and, registration is for a single user only and you must not share your user name and password with anyone.

If you do not want your personal data collected, please do not submit it to us.

Our database is held securely and any information you submit may be used in the following ways:

  • To better understand your needs and how we can improve our products and services:
  • Contact you in connection with competitions or promotions you have entered
  • Study the behaviour of visitors to our site.
  • Contact you from time to time with offers and other information we think you may be interested in.

Third party web sites accessed from this web site may be governed by privacy policies and practices that differ from this Policy. You are encouraged to familiarise yourself with the privacy policies of each site you visit prior to disclosing any personal information.

If for any reason we need to transfer your personal information outside the European Union for a specific purpose, we will ensure it is kept as private as it is in the UK.

Like most organisations, BET’s web server automatically collects and aggregates information about your visit including, but not limited to, your IP address, service provider, browser type and operating system. This information does not personally identify you and we analyse this aggregated information only in order to optimise your experience and enhance the time spent with us online.

BET’s Use of Cookies

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique code that is sent to your computer or mobile phone browser from our computer’s and is stored on your device's hard drive. Cookies cannot identify you personally.

Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser's preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other websites.

Cookies enable us to do useful things like find out whether you have visited our website before. This is done by checking to see, and finding, the cookie left there on the last visit.

Each browser is different, so check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

How does BET use cookies?

Information supplied by cookies can help us to analyse the profile of our visitors and help us to provide you with a better user experience.

At the bottom of this page we provide you with information on what the cookies that we use.

Third Party Cookies

Please note that during your visit you may notice some cookies that are not related to BET. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Facebook, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. We do not control these cookies. You should check the third party websites for more information about these.

BET’s cookies

A list of the main cookies that BET use (and what each is used for) is below.

Cookies for measuring use of services

By understanding how people use our websites we can improve the information provided. This also ensures that the service is available when you want it and fast. BET uses the services of Google Analytics.

For further details on the cookies set by Google Analytics, see the link below.

Cookies set by Google Analytics

Cookies to make specific web services work

Site customisation

Typical content:

  • which text size you've selected
  • Language cookies to serve content in the right language
  • Server cookies required to serve you content
  • Cookies to store your approximate location to serve you content for the right country
  • Cookies to remember your log-in information and preferences for our site only

Online forms

These cookies allow your selections or preferences that you’ve already made to be remembered when you're completing a form so that you do not have to re-enter it on each page.

Cookies for using personalised answer tools

These cookies allow your selections or preferences that you’ve already made to be remembered.

Cookies from social networking websites

BET has links so you can use social networking websites (eg Facebook and Twitter). For example, you can bookmark and share links. These websites may place cookies on your computer.

Your Consent

By using our website and navigating beyond this page you are consenting to the use of cookies and your data in this manner. You may restrict the type of cookie that can be downloaded onto your computer through the settings on your browser however this may interfere with the functionality of our websites and you may find some content is not accessible for you.