Home Debate Club is a live, online weekly debate across the nation. Users do not share video and cannot talk with each other.

Visitors to our website

When someone visits www.homedebateclub.com 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. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this.

We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.


Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used to make websites work efficiently as well as to provide information over the site. To manage your cookies, please visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.


Our website

We use a standard WordPress service to collect anonymous information about users’ activity on the site in order to improve our services.

Our website is hosted by our Outlandish using AmazonWebServices (AWS) in the EEA.


Your rights

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you have rights as an individual which you can exercise in relation to the information we hold about you.


People who sign up for email reminders

We use a third-party provider, Hubspot, to deliver email reminders. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our resources. For more information, please see Hubspot’s Privacy Policy.

We do not share your email address with anyone else.


Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this site linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.


Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated on 22 April 2020.


How to contact us

If you want to request information about our privacy policy you can contact us at hello@smartschoolcouncils.org.uk


Safeguarding and Online Safety Policy

Home Debate Club is delivered by a charity called Smart School Councils.

This project is covered by the Smart School Councils Safeguarding Policy and Online Safety Policy. These can be viewed here.