Information about you: how we use it and with whom we share it

The Data Education in Schools project team only uses the personal data you have provided in order to deliver and improve the opportunities and services we provide in a personalised manner, to ensure each individual receives relevant information.


We will use your personal data to allow us to process your registration, communicate with you and obtain your feedback about the event. We process information about you for these purposes because by registering for our events, you are entering into a contractual agreement for us to do so.  In order to facilitate online bookings for our events, we use Microsoft Forms (professional learning workshops) and Eventbrite – a third party service which is not operated by the University of Edinburgh.

Eventbrite privacy policy.

If you wish to attend an event organised by Data Education in Schools but do not wish to use Eventbrite to sign up, please email us at, subject line ‘Event query’.

We will not share your personal information with any other third party. After the event, we may ask you for feedback as it is our legitimate interest to help us improve any future events we organise.  Your personal details will be removed from Eventbrite after 120 days and held securely by the University of Edinburgh until the Data Education in Schools project end date (2027).

We do not use profiling or automated decision-making processes.   If you have any questions, please contact using the subject line ‘Event query’.

This Privacy Statement is continued here

Mailing list

We are using Mailchimp as our mailing system. The information you provide will be used by the University to:

  • Keep you up to date with news and progress regarding the Data Education in Schools project.
  • Provide you with information on any services you have requested
  • Ensure we only communicate with you about events, opportunities, or services of interest to you

We will only use information about you because you have previously indicated your interest to be added to our newsletter mailing list, signed up to our mailing list at one of our events, because we received an email directly from you or the legal basis for our emails is legitimate interest (University of Edinburgh email address holders only).  You can opt out of the mailing list at any time by unsubscribing. We will also query whether you wish to remain on our mailing list annually.

We do not use profiling or automated decision-making processes.  A human decision maker will always be involved before any decision is reached in relation to you.

This Privacy Statement is continued at:


MailChimp (owned by Intuit from 10th January 2022) is a third-party service that is not owned or managed by the University of Edinburgh. Recipient lists, including email addresses, are stored on a secure MailChimp server in the USA for the purposes of email newsletter distribution. You are free to unsubscribe from the service at any time.

The University of Edinburgh does not accept any responsibility or liability for Mailchimp’s policies but you may consult them below

Mailchimp’s Terms and Conditions

Intuit’s Privacy Policy

Last reviewed: 21 Dec 2022

Next review date: 31 Dec 2023