www.codingcompetition.org is the website for the Young Coders competition. This includes links to register an interest and enter the competition.
Because we are a not-for-profit competition, we are not required to pay a fee to the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office), but we adhere to the principles of the General Data Protection Regulations and understand best practice for managing information
The personal data we collect from you includes:
We collect your personal data in order to:
The legal basis for processing personal data in relation to site security is our legitimate interests, and the legitimate interests of our users, in ensuring the successful running of the Young Coders Competition.
The data we collect is used for the competition only and we do not share it with anyone for any other purpose. For the competition we share the data with the judges, and the schools who entered are on the STEM learning database.
We will not:
We will only retain your personal data for as long as it is needed for the purposes set out in this document or for as long as the law requires us to.
We do not intentionally collect or maintain data about anyone under the age of 13. We state that an adult must register their interest on behalf of the children.
We design, build and run our systems to make sure that your data is as safe as possible at all stages, both while it’s processed and when it’s stored.
All personal data is stored in the European Economic Area (EEA).
We are committed to doing all that we can to keep your data secure. We have set up systems and processes to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure of your data.
We do not pass on any personal data to any third parties.
You have the right to request:
You can also:
If you have any of these requests, get in contact via the email address provided on our website for support
www.codingcompetition.org contains links to other websites.
This privacy notice only applies to www.codingcompetition.org and does not cover other websites that we link to. These websites have their own terms and conditions and privacy policies.
Contact us if you:
See our website, under FAQ, for the email address for support
If these changes affect how your personal data is processed, we will take reasonable steps to let you know.
The information collected via the “Register Interest - Young Coders Competition” (https://codingcompetition.org/register) and “Young Coders Competition Entry” (https://codingcompetition.org/submit) forms will be used for the purpose of our Young Coders competition and sharing resources.
Locations of entrants will shared with the planning committee to see the reach of the competition. By registering interest and also when submitting an entry, you are giving us permission to share the school’s name, the game and video if submitted. No children’s surnames will be included in promotional videos.
Your school name will also be shared with STEM Learning for data collection purposes.
Please note, student names are only collected to provide certificates which are sent directly to the school and are not shared with third parties.
Last updated 14 April 2023