Barcelona Field Studies Centre respects your privacy
Any personal information you provide to us including and similar to your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address will not be seen by, nor released, sold, or rented to any entities or individuals outside of Barcelona Field Studies Centre. It is a condition of using our free online tests that you accept that your test username will appear online for 6 days (see Test privacy and security, below).
No Cross-Site Tracking, Collecting, Recording or Selling of your Personal Data
We do not host advertising or social media. If you access our websites through most browsers, your visits are not tracked, monitored and recorded by Ad Trackers, Google Analytics, social media or other cross-site and cross-browser trackers that harvest your personal data for micro-targeted advertising platforms.
A known exception to this rule are Facebook and Instagram in-app browsers that inject code into our web pages to monitor all user interactions.
Facebook and Instagram Code Injection
If you visit our website via the Facebook and Instagram in-app browsers, Meta injects code without our consent that allows it to capture all your activity. This includes pages viewed, buttons and links tapped, text selections, screenshots and form inputs, including passwords.
Offline Maps app privacy
Our Offline Maps app for Android and iOS requires permission to access your camera, calendar, GPS and images stored on your device. The app does not provide us with any of your data.
Test privacy and security
The username or nickname that you may enter to complete our website tests will appear online at https://geographyfieldwork.com/Tests/TestUsers.php. The date and time you started the tests will also be shown. This information will be visible to other users for a period of 6 days from the time of taking the test. It is recommended that you enter a nickname if you wish to avoid unwanted possible identification. You have access to your personal test data via your First Name, Surname and date of birth login details. Barcelona Field Studies Centre makes use of this information for diagnostic purposes only, with the aim of improving the tests and assisting students.
Forum and Visitors' Book privacy and security
Any e-mail address you provide to us will not be seen by individuals outside of Barcelona Field Studies Centre. It is recommended that you enter a user nickname if you wish to avoid unwanted possible identification.
Credit card details
Barcelona Field Studies Centre will never ask for your Credit Card details and request that you do not enter it on any of the forms on our Barcelona Field Studies Centre web site.
This website places small data text files or "cookies" in your browser to restore navigation menus and slide shows to their 'last state' when you revisit a page. This recognition is automated via your browser, and involves no human interaction with us. Cookies are also used to record the information that you may enter to complete our website tests. Cookies may also be used by 3rd party content providers such as news feeds.
Remember the risks whenever you use the Internet
While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to Barcelona Field Studies Centre and you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information. In addition other Internet sites or services that may be accessible through Barcelona Field Studies Centre have separate data and privacy practices independent of us, and therefore we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions.
Please contact those vendors and others directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies.