Privacy and cookies

Our privacy policy outlines the way this website ( ) stores and protect user data and information.

Information About You

Why we collect your information

The information you provide to Frobelian Futures is used in different ways depending on your interactions with the website. Visitors may sign up to Frobelian Futures e-mailing lists, provide information in relation to a request through the Contact Us function, or register to be a user for the practitioner area of the website. In these instances, the information you provide enables us to contact you in relation to new developments from Frobelian Futures and regarding upcoming training, and to contact you in relation to a request you submit to us. It also enables us to afford you access to relevant training and guidance documents and to have your practitioner profile displayed on the Network map. Further details of why we collect information in forms is included beneath each form on this site. In most cases, personally identifying information is stored on University of Edinburgh web servers. However, the University does use third-party companies to enhance the quality, service and functionality of certain web services available to visitors. We use:

  • dotdigital – an email communications system
  • Ultimate Member WordPress plugin
  • Google maps

Frobelian Futures remains responsible for the information stored with third-party services and will ensure it is kept securely.

Why we use information about you

Frobelian Futures may use your information under the legal basis of consent. When you enter your information in a form, we specify the purpose and future use of this information. By submitting information to a form, you consent for your details to be used according to the purposes stated beneath each form. Examples of this include: requesting to be added to a mailing list (which will be used to send you newsletters and information) completing the registration form to become a registered user, and using the Contact Us form. As this information is provided on the basis of consent, you are free to withdraw your consent for such use of your information at any time.

Sharing Personal Data

As noted above, Frobelian Futures may disclose information to dotdigital, Ultimate Member and Google maps. This will be indicated alongside the form you use to submit your information.

Retention of Personal Data

Your data will be retained throughout the lifespan of the Frobelian Futures project. The current end-date of the Frobelian Futures project is [date]. After this time all personal data will be anonymised.

Automated Processing and Profiling

Frobelian Futures does not use profiling or automated decision-making processes.


Frobelian Futures uses cookies and other technologies to improve service and enable the use of third-party services. We use the following cookies: Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to report on traffic moving around our website and use this information to improve the visitor experience. IP addresses, which can be used to identify an individual user, are anonymised by Google Analytics. Google’s Privacy Policy Opt Out of Google Analytics

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.

The list below details the cookies we use on this website.


Privacy policy changes

Frobelian Futures reserves the right to update its privacy policy periodically. We therefore encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to the privacy policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this privacy policy will constitute your acceptance of such changes.

Further information

If you have any additional questions about our data privacy policy, please contact the Frobelian Futures at Frobelian Futures’s privacy policy is also supported by the University of Edinburgh’s wider privacy policies and guidelines. The following pages contain information about mandatory data sharing, transfer outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and information on how to contact the University’s Data Protection Officer. View the extended Privacy Statement on the University of Edinburgh website. This privacy policy was updated on 10 December 2021.


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