Privacy Policy for the use of the Learning Science Service

Privacy Policy for the use of the Learning Science Service

The website ( is provided by Learning Science Ltd, a private company specialising in designing and developing learning technology for science and engineering. We provide content at the request of your education institution. Learning science is committed to your privacy. Any information you supply to us will be kept in confidence and not shared for marketing purposes. Please read on for more details on what data we collect and what we do with it.

What information we collect and how we use it:
This website has access to your full name and email address (if provided by your institution LMS/VLE). We will use this information to provide your subscription. We collect standard internet log information such as IP address and visitor behaviour patterns and store your grades and activity. This information is passed to your institution and we use it to help us understand how and when our resources are accessed in order to improve our service. We will not use student personal data for marketing purposes.

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies. Cookies are tiny text files that are downloaded to your computer. They act as memory, allowing the website to remember your computer on a return visit. We set site preference cookies so any preferences you set while using this site are recorded for your next visit. You can disable cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the site. You can delete cookies stored on your computer using your file management software.

Who we share your data with:
We will not provide your personal information to any organisations other than your institution and will not use your data for the purpose of direct marketing. We will take reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet. We will only disclose your personal information to other organisations if we are required to do so by law, in order to help investigate/prevent unlawful activity, in order to defend our legal rights or to prospective buyers or sellers of company assets.

Other websites:
The website may contain links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies of these other websites.

Changes to this policy:
We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.This policy was last updated on June 8th 2020 to comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).

Access to your personal information:

If you want access, amend or delete the personal data we hold or have any questions about this policy, please write to us by email to or by post to Learning Science, 3 Orchard Court, St Augustines Yard, Bristol BS1 5DP, UK

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