This page is for grown ups. It tells grown ups what information about you or your grown up we collect through Beano.com, and how we use this information. Please show this page to your parent or guardian before you use the Beano site ☺
This site (www.Beano.com and its associated mobile versions and applications) is owned and operated by Beano Studios Limited (a limited company registered in England with company number 10054526 with its registered office at 185 Fleet Street, London, EC4A 2HS).
We are registered on the UK’s Data Protection Public Register with registration number ZA206818.
We do not require your or your child’s personal information in order to use the Site.
You or your child may volunteer personal information (for example, name, age or email address) to us when submitting content to us, using the online contact form or using the report a post functions, in order to allow us to process the request or query.
The “contact us” function generates an email to us from the chosen email account on that device. This means we will collect the email address and name associated with the chosen email account on that device.
We will also collect any personal information volunteered to us when we are contacted.
We do not collect sensitive information about you or your child except when you specifically knowingly provide it and have consented to this.
We may use your or your child’s personal information to respond to a query or report by email. We, and any external moderation company, will delete any content submitted which does not comply with our moderation process (for example, content which includes personal information).
We may have previously contacted you or your child with an invitation to use our test version of the Site by sending us a responsible adult’s email address.
We may from time to time provide your or your child’s personal information to third parties for the purposes of moderating anything submitted to us via the site or providing our services. The third party providers who help us provide our services include service providers who assist us with hosting the site or our marketing campaigns. They do not decide what is done with your data and only process it on our behalf. These third parties may be located outside the European Economic Area; however we only use providers that provide adequate protection for your information at all times.
We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of information which you or your child have given us, to prevent unauthorised access to, and loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information in accordance with the UK data protection legislation. These include firewalls and virus checking procedures.
Whilst we take steps to ensure the security of your information, there is a risk that any information transmitted over the Internet and stored on a computer may be intercepted or accessed by an unauthorised party. If you think that someone has accessed your or your child’s information held by us without your permission, you must notify us here.
You are entitled under Data Protection law to require that we update your and your child’s personal information to ensure it is up-to-date and accurate. In order to maintain the accuracy of the information we hold, you can update and your child’s personal details by contacting us here.
You are entitled to receive a copy of the information we hold about you and your child in exchange for payment of the required £10 fee. You can do this by contacting us here.
Some of the information you and your child provide to us will be necessary to carry out repeated tasks, such as corresponding regarding a query. We will keep this information for as long as reasonably necessary.
We may update this policy at any time without notice. We will tell you that we have updated the policy by posting an announcement on the website. By continuing to use the website after we have posted a notice informing you of an update, you accept the changes to this policy.
If you have any questions about privacy, or wish to update your or your child’s details or have it deleted at any time, please contact us here.