This statement describes how Brightspace Thinking uses any personal information you provide when you use this website. Brightspace is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected and you can be assured that information you provide will only be used in accordance with this statement.

Visiting our website
You can access and browse the website without disclosing personal information, unless you choose to complete the ‘contact’ form or subscribe to receive blog notifications.

We use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

We also use cookies, so that we can give you a better experience when you return to our website. Cookies cannot be used to identify you personally; they are used to estimate our audience size and patterns, track preferences and improve and update our website services for you.


What information Brightspace Collect
The only personal information that Brightspace will collect and store about you is the information that you choose to provide in the ‘contact’ form or blog subscription form (for example, your name, email address and / or telephone number).


What do we do with the information
We will use the information you provide to

  • Reply to your enquiries submitted in the ‘contact’ form
  • Maintain a database of blog subscriptions so that we can notify you when a new blog is published.
  • Record any contact we have with you
  • Provide you with information that we think may be of interest to you, only if you have agreed to it.

We will not use your information for marketing purposes unless you have opted in to receive this through our website and / or subscribed to receive our blog. You can opt out of receiving this at any time, by writing to


Storing and Sharing your information
The information provided will be stored securely and will not be passed on to any other parties, unless Brightspace has your permission or is required by law to do so.  Brightspace will hold the information until you ask for it to be deleted.

Your rights
The Data Protection Act gives you certain rights over your data and how we use it. These include:

  • The right to withdraw consent
  • The right to have us correct any inadequacies in the personal details we hold about you
  • The right of access to a copy of the information we hold about you (known as a subject access request)

If you wish to exercise these rights you can do so by contacting

Please note it is our policy to charge the statutory maximum fee of £10 for a subject access request.

For more information about your rights under the Data Protection Act go to the website of the Information Commissioner’s Office at


Links to other websites
Brightspace’s website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave the site, you should note that Brightspace does not have any control over that other website and therefore cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites. This privacy statement does not govern such sites. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Changes to this privacy notice
Brightspace keeps this privacy notice under regular review. It was last updated on 12th March  2018


Your acceptance of this privacy policy
By using our website or providing your information you consent to our collection and use of the information you provide in the way(s) set out in this policy. If you do not agree to this policy please do not use our site.


How to Contact Brightspace
If you have any questions about this privacy statement please email