UniversityConnection

UNIVERSITY CONNECTION PRIVACY NOTICE

This privacy notice has been compiled to help you understand why we ask you for your personal information when you use one of our websites and how we will use this information.

This policy applies to:

Website visitors

Registered users; people applying for courses; people making course enquiries; people responding to surveys, competitions or marketing communications; people writing reviews for one of the courses listed on our website or simply surfing our website. In addition we may ask you for your personal details at one of the University Connection sponsored events, students fairs etc. We will always explain the purpose of our data collection before we ask you for your personal details.

What information do we collect about you?

You can browse our websites without providing any personal information, however if you would like the enhanced website experience and thus make an enquiry to a course provider, or apply for a course, you will need to register with us.

In most of these instances we will ask for your name and email address only. You can then log in to the website and complete your profile if you wish. When purchasing a course, for delivery and payment purposes, we will ask for your postal address as well.

How we use your information?

  1. When someone visits our website we use cookies to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns.

    Cookies are used to help us:

    • Understand and save user's preferences for future personalised user experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and products in which you are most interested.
    • Keep track of advertisements.
    • Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

    You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

    If you disable cookies, some features that make your site experience more efficient will be disabled and some of our services will not function properly.

  2. To send users emails with practical advice and support to help users in their study journey, as well as to notify users of promotions, surveys and competitions we’re conducting.

  3. When users have made an enquiry (i.e. asked a question) to a university through us, we will provide your details to the university so they can respond to you.

  4. When users download a prospectus from our site, your details are shared with the university whose prospectus you’ve downloaded so they can follow up with you if necessary and offer further assistance.

  5. If users apply to a university through us, your information is used by us to help you with your application.

  6. When you find a course you like on one of our websites, you can either request more details from the course provider or, if the option is available, apply the course directly.

You can change your communication preference with us at any point, by logging in to our website or by following the instructions at the bottom of each email you receive from us. You can also update your contact details by logging in to our website. These contact details are used to respond to your enquiries or, put you in touch with the course provider you are interested in.

Disclosure of personal information

In many circumstances we will not disclose personal data without your consent unless required by law.

Your personal information may be passed to and used by our group companies in connection with providing services to you over our website and delivering or making our services available to you.

We may also disclose your personal information in the following instances:

  1. If we are required to do so by applicable law or under a court or similar order.
  2. As deemed necessary, in our discretion, to protect our legal rights or property or the legal rights or property of a member or third party, or to prevent personal injury.
  3. In connection with a sale, merger, assignment, joint venture or other transfer or disposition of a portion or all of our assets or stock or our affiliated entities (including, without limitation, in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings).

Another instance when we may share your personal information is when you make an enquiry to a course provider though our website – we pass on your contact details to the course provider so that they can contact you directly.

Links to other websites

On our website there are lots of links to course provider websites. This privacy notice does not cover these links. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Changes to our Privacy Notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated in June 2015.

Access to your personal Information

We would like to be as transparent as possible in terms of giving you access to your personal information. You find out if we hold any personal information by making a ‘subject access request’ under the Data Protection Act 1998. If we do hold information about you we will:

You have the right to request a copy of the personal information that we have and get any errors in that information corrected. To make a request for any personal information we may hold you need to put the request in writing addressing it to our Portal Manager, or, by writing to us on the below address. We may charge a reasonable fee for such requests as permitted by law.

If we do hold information about you, you can ask us to correct any mistakes by contacting the Portal Manager or by logging in to our website and updating your information.

How to contact us

If you want to request more information about our privacy policy you can email us or write to:

H1-B, Kalkaji Main Market(Level 1 – above Cafe Coffee Day),New Delhi – 110019 or by sending us an email.