Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy has been updated to reflect GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) considerations.

This policy includes details of what information we collect from you, what we do with it and who it might be shared with.

The lawful basis under which we process your data is 'legitimate interest'.

What information do we collect from you?

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We aim to collect only such data as is necessary to provide you with an effective service.

SpellingPlay provides resources to support children's learning. Children should only use the site with the involvement of parents, guardians or teachers. Subscriptions must be from adults.

We ask for the following:

  • Name (of adult)
  • Email address
  • Postcode
  • Country
  • School name
  • School address
  • IP Address (automatically collected)

Why do we collect this information?

By collecting this information we can provide you with a unique username and password enabling you access to SpellingPlay.

Who do we share your information with?

We keep all information that you have shared with us confidential. It is not (and will not be) shared with or sold to third-parties except in such exceptional circumstances that we may be required to do so by law.

Your automatically collected IP address alone may be shared with Google or Amazon. Your IP address alone is not personally identifying. Please see our Cookies information page to learn more about the choices and control you have over this automatic data collection.

What do we do with your information?

Your information is stored on a database and this is used to manage your access to SpellingPlay.

What communication will you receive from us?

  • A confirmation email detailing when your subscription has been set up.
  • Reminder emails prior to expiry (we do not automatically renew your subscription).
  • For schools only, a follow up phone call after your subscription has expired may take place.

How long do we keep your information?

We store your information during the time in which you have a subscription running and for an additional two years past this date.

How can I access the information you hold about me?

Should you wish to access this information please email [email protected] and we will get back to you within thirty days. Should you find the information incorrect we will do our best to resolve this.

Third Parties

We work with the following GDPR compliant companies:

  • PayPal
  • Google Adsense
  • Xero
  • Amazon


By entering the free areas of the website or signing in to the member areas of the SpellingPlay website, you are consenting to the use of cookies. Cookies that are directly placed by SpellingPlay are essential for the operating of the website. Other cookies from Google or Amazon may be placed on your computer when you use the SpellingPlay website. To find out more please see our Cookies information page.