Terms of Service


You agree that the data is kept on this website - hosted by Google, Inc. under his terms of service -, we will never share your data with 3rd parties, you agree to share your name, lastname, email, subject, grade, school, country and lesson plan in the list of #Copernicus teachers or mentors. If you wish to change or remove your data please fill in this form.


Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes The #CopernicusChallenge current policies and practices with regard to Personal Data collected by us manually or through https://sites.google.com/view/copernicuschallenge (“Web Site”). The term “Personal Data” refers to personally identifiable information about you, such as your name or e-mail address.

Notification of changes to this Policy

We are continually improving and adding new functionality and features to this Web Site and improving and adding to our existing services. Because of these ongoing changes, changes in the law and the changing nature of technology, our data practices will change from time to time. If and when our data practices change, we will (as soon as practicable) post the changes on our Web Site to notify you of the changes. We encourage you to check this page frequently.

Collection of Personal Data including e-mail addresses

We will collect and store the information you give us. You may use this Web Site to register to receive additional information or services from us. When you register, we ask you for contact information like your name and e-mail address.

Use of Personal Data

The purposes for which we process Personal Data include the following:-

  • We may contact you occasionally to inform you of new services we will be providing, or events or articles we think will be of interest to you.
  • We will use your Personal Data to make available your lesson plans to others, as per the CC BY-SA licence.
  • We may use your Personal Data to contact you regarding your availability to help other teachers.
  • We may use your Personal Data internally to help us improve our services and to help resolve any problems.

Opt-out choice

If you do not wish to receive information from us and want to be removed from our mailing list, please fill in this form.

Anonymous data collected through this Web Site

In addition to the information we collect as described above, we use technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our Web Site. For example, we use technology to track which pages of our Web Site our visitors view. We also use technology to determine which Web browsers our visitors use. This technology does not identify you personally, it simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our Web Site.

Our Web Site contains hyperlinks to other pages on our Web Site. We use technology to track how often these links are used and which pages on our Web Site our visitors choose to view. Again this technology does not identify you personally, it simply enables us to compile statistics about the use of these hyperlinks.

We use this anonymous data to improve the content and functionality of this Web Site.


Cookies are small pieces of text stored as a file on the computer’s hard drive. They are not computer programs. They only contain and transfer to the web server as much information as the users themselves have disclosed to a certain web site.

Cookies are used by your browser and by most websites to help personalise or improve your experience using the world wide web. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by The #CopernicusChallenge website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. Restricting cookies may affect some of the functionality of this website, such as the ability to log in to password-protected areas, but most of the site will still be accessible to you.

The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether.

The #CopernicusChallenge will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

Google Analytics stores IP address anonymously on its servers, and neither #CopernicusChallenge or Google associate will store your IP address with any personally identifiable information.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.

Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of the Site and compile reports for us on activity on the Site to help us understand how visitors engage with the Site and track visitor interactions. Google Analytics collects information anonymously and without identifying individual visitors.

Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By accessing this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Disclosure of your Personal Data

We do not share, sell or distribute your Personal Data with unrelated third parties, except under these limited circumstances:

Personal Data will be transferred to volunteer #Copernicus Mentors to help review the suitability of your lesson plan in accordance with the purposes for which the data was originally collected or for purposes to which you have subsequently consented.

Data integrity and security

We strive to maintain the reliability, accuracy, completeness and currency of Personal Data in our databases and to protect the privacy and security of our databases. We keep your Personal Data only for as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or to comply with any applicable legal or ethical reporting or document retention requirements.

Although we cannot guarantee against any loss, misuse, unauthorised disclosure, alteration or destruction of data, we try to prevent such unfortunate occurrences.

Data access and corrections

If you wish to access or correct your Personal Data, please contact us using the form provided. Requests to delete Personal Data are subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document retention obligations imposed on us.


All data collected by this website is stored using Google Drive. Please read the Google Drive Terms of Service.

Link to other web sites

This Web Site contains hyperlinks to web sites that are not operated by us. These hyperlinks are provided for your reference and convenience only and do not imply any endorsement of the activities of these third-party web sites or any association with their operators. We do not control these web sites and are not responsible for their data or privacy practices. We urge you to review any privacy policy posted on any site you visit before using the site or providing any Personal Data about yourself.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or concerns about the way we process your Personal Data, please contact us by e-mailing us using the contact form provided here.