We, at College Choice , are committed to respecting your online privacy and recognize your need for appropriate protection and management of any “Personal Information” you share with us. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using any of our websites, mobile sites, mobile app etc. then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement?
This Policy outlines the following:
The types of Personal Information that we collect and hold.
What we do with the information we gather
Links to other Platforms
How individuals can access and correct their Personal Information held by us.
1. The types of Personal Information that we collect and hold.
We may collect the following information:
– Your first and last name
– Contact information such as email address and phone number
– Demographic information such as a residential address, postcode, preferences and interests and
– Education history, achievements and other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers, and registrations to our events and products.
A. How we collect Personal Information?
We will only collect Personal Information by lawful and fair means. Personal Information may be collected directly from you or your authorised representative or may be collected from a third party such as a licensee or representative authorised by us to provide services to you. You may supply your Personal Information to us when communicating with us via social networks and other online channels, e.g. through your Facebook identity.
We do not collect Personal and Sensitive information unless the information is reasonably necessary for our business functions or activities. We will obtain your consent before collecting any Sensitive Information.
A cookie is a tiny data file that resides on your computer, mobile phone, or other device, and allows us to recognize you as a User when you return to our platforms using the same computer and web browser. You can remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser, but in some cases doing so may impact your ability to use our platforms.
In the course of serving advertisements or optimizing the services to our Users, we may allow authorized third parties to place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser. Any information provided to third parties through cookies will not be personally identifiable but may provide general segment information (e.g., your industry or geography or information about your professional or educational background) for the enhancement of your user experience by providing more relevant advertising. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Our platforms do not store unencrypted personally identifiable information in the cookies.
To support the services we provide at no cost to our Users, as well as provide a more relevant and useful experience for our Users, we target and serve our own ads and third-party ads.
We target ads to Users based on general profile information or on non-personally identifiable information inferred from a User’s profile (e.g., industry, school, gender, age, nationality, or other relevant information). College Choice does not provide personally identifiable information to any third party ad network.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying your browser preferences. You can accept all cookies, be notified when a cookie is set, or reject all cookies.
D. Log files, IP Addresses and Information about your Computer and Mobile Device
Due to the communications standards on the internet, when you visit our platforms we automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came and the site to which you are going to when you leave our platforms.
Additionally, advertisers receive the URL of the page you were on when you click on an ad on our platforms. College Choice also receives the internet protocol (“IP”) address of your computer, your computer operating system and type of web browser you are using, email patterns, your mobile device and mobile operating system (if you are accessing our platforms using a mobile device), as well as the name of your ISP or your mobile carrier.
E. Rights to access, correct and eliminate information about you
You have a right to access, modify, correct and eliminate the data you supplied to College Choice. If you update any of your information, we may keep a copy of the information that you originally provided to us in our archives for uses documented in this policy.
F. Data Retention
College Choice will retain your information for so long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce this Agreement.
2. What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
College Choice Communications
Internal record keeping
Enhance our products and services
We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or mail. We may use the information to customize the platform according to demographic interests
3. Links to Other platforms
Our platforms may contain links to other platforms of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our platform, you should note that we do not have any control over that other platform. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such platforms and such platforms are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the platform in question.
4. How individuals can access and correct their Personal Information held by us?
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
You may request details of personal information which we hold, a small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.