Cookie Policy

Founders4Schools ("we", "us" and "our") is a registered charity (charity number 1162197) located at 22 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1LS and we use cookies to improve your experience of Workfinder.

You can find out more below about what cookies are, the cookies we use and how to switch off cookies. You can indicate your acceptance of our use of cookies in accordance with this Cookie Policy ("Policy") by clicking on "Got it!" in the appropriate place on the banner that appears on the homepage of our Website. However, please note that if you do not click "Got it!" but you continue to browse our Website you will be deemed to have accepted our use of cookies in accordance with this Policy.

In this Policy:

  • "App" means the app to be used on mobile devices to arrange Work Experience;
  • "Employer" means a company, business leader or partner who uses Workfinder to offer Work Experience;
  • "Personal Information" means information that relates to a living individual who can be identified from that information that is held by us or is likely to be held by us;
  • "Student" means a student who uses Workfinder to find Work Experience;
  • "Website" means the websites www.workfinder.com and www.founders4schools.org.uk to be used to arrange Student Employer encounters including Work Experience;
  • "Work Experience" means work experience undertaken by the Student with the Employer in the UK, which has been organised through Workfinder; and "Workfinder" means the App and/or the Website.
  1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?

    A cookie is a small text file containing small amounts of information which is downloaded to / stored on your computer (or other internet enabled devices, such as a smartphone or tablet) ("your device") when you visit Workfinder. Cookies help us remember information about your visit, like your country, language and other settings. They can also help us to operate Workfinder more efficiently and make your next visit easier. Cookies can also allow us to do various other things, as explained below.

  2. WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?

    When you visit Workfinder, the following cookies may be downloaded to your device:

    Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are required for the administration and operation of Workfinder. Without these cookies, Workfinder (or parts of it) may not work properly. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Workfinder and apply for, offer to provide or accept Work Experience.

    Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors/users of Workfinder and to see how such visitors/users move around Workfinder when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way Workfinder works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

    Functionality cookies. These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to Workfinder. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences.

    While we do not use targeting cookies for advertising purposes, we use a number of third party cookies on Workfinder for functional, as well as analytical/performance, purposes. If you would like more information about these third party cookies, please click here.

    To enrich our content, we sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube, YouTube may set a cookie. Please note that we do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website, such as YouTube, for more information about their cookies.

    For a list of the main cookies we use on Workfinder, please click here.

  3. HOW YOU I TURN COOKIES OFF?

    If you do not want us to install cookies or you donĂ­t agree to how we use them in any way, you can change the settings on your internet browser or reject cookies. The "Help" section of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your device from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including those cookies that are strictly necessary for the administration and operation of Workfinder) you may experience reduced functionality or not be able to access all or parts of Workfinder. Further information may be found at www.allaboutcookies.org.

  4. CHANGES TO OUR POLICY

    This Policy was last updated on 11th August 2017. This Policy may change from time to time and, if it does, the up-to-date version will always be available on Workfinder, in particular on the homepage of our Website. Please note that at any time by continuing to use Workfinder you will be deemed to have accepted our use of cookies in accordance with this Policy.

  5. QUERIES AND OUR CONTACT DETAILS

    If you have any questions or comments relating to this Policy, please get in touch with us or, if you are under the age of 16, ask your parents to get in touch with us, by phone at 020 3034 1375, email us at: privacy@workfinder.com or write to us at: Founders4Schools, 22 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1LS.