Social Blox, trading as myPTA, is responsible for collecting, processing, storing and safe-keeping personal and other information as part of providing a service and carrying out our regular business activities. We manage personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018.
Any questions regarding our processing of personal data should be directed to us via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The following policy applies to the use of our site and/or App.
Our Privacy Statement governs any kind of processing where we are acting as a data controller or co-controller (including collection, use, transfer, storage and deletion) of personally identifiable information (any information that may be used to identify a physical person, and any other information associated therewith) about natural persons. This statement applies to our processing of data collected through any means, actively as well as passively, from persons located anywhere in the world.
We are guided by the following principles when processing data:
The information we may collect about you could include, but is not limited to:
If we obtain special category data from you, we will always get your consent first.
We will collect information from you when:
We may use the information collected to:
When you download the myPTA App your personal information including your name, email address will be accessed and stored by Apple and/or Google. If you are already an Apple or Google Pay user, your billing details will already be stored with Apple and/or Google, and can be used when you make purchases, pay for events or make a donation via myPTA to your school’s PTA account. myPTA will never have access to your billing information or card details and no-one from our company will ever request such information.
We use Firebase to enable end-user authentication and facilitate end-user account management. Firebase Authentication keeps logged IP addresses for a few weeks. It retains other authentication information until the Firebase customer initiates deletion of the associated user, after which data is removed from live and backup systems within 180 days. Firebase retains Firebase installation IDs until the Firebase customer makes an API call to delete the ID. After the call, data is removed from live and backup systems within 180 days.
Firebase Cloud Messaging uses Firebase installation IDs to determine which devices to deliver messages to. Firebase retains Firebase installation IDs until the Firebase customer makes an API call to delete the ID. After the call, data is removed from live and backup systems within 180 days.
Firebase Crashlytics uses crash stack traces to associate crashes with a project, send email alerts to project members and display them in the Firebase Console, and help Firebase customers debug crashes. It uses Crashlytics Installation UUIDs to measure the number of users impacted by a crash and minidump data to process NDK crashes. Firebase Crashlytics retains crash stack traces, extracted minidump data, and associated identifiers (including Crashlytics Installation UUIDs) for 90 days.
We will never sell or share your personal information with third parties.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides that processing of your data shall only be lawful if and to the extent that at least one of the following applies:
We collect data for the purposes set out above. Data is managed to ensure that it is either erased from our system when it is no longer required for the purpose for which it was collected, retained for legal reasons or minimised and retained.
We use website analytics to provide the best user experience and service to you and to evaluate and improve our site. We utilise third party data analytics service providers, google analytics and Facebook pixel, to improve our visibility and to monitor website browser behaviour and navigation across our site.
These third-party data analytics service providers collect this information on our behalf in accordance with our instructions and in line with their own privacy policies. Our service providers may collect the following data about the way you use our site, which will almost always be anonymised and aggregated before reporting back to us:
We continually review our privacy practices and may change our policy and privacy statement from time to time. When we do this an amended privacy statement will be placed on our website at https://mypta.co.uk and will be accessible from the App.
This privacy notice was published in October, 2023
If you are concerned about how we are collecting, using and/or sharing your personal information, you can contact us at email@example.com