SI-English Privacy Notice

Effective from 25 May 2018.

1. Introduction

SI-UK provides UK university, college and boarding school advice and application services. At SI-UK the privacy and security of our partners, customers and website visitors are of paramount importance. SI-UK is committed to protecting the data you share with us. This privacy policy explains how SI-UK processes information that can be used to directly or indirectly identify an individual (“Personal Data”) collected through use of our websites.

For the purposes of this policy, SI-UK defines the term “User” as an entity with which SI-UK has an established relationship, and the term “Visitor” as an individual that visits our front-end website (for example www.studyin-uk.com).

Any information stored on SI-UK’s servers is treated as confidential. All information is stored securely and is accessed by authorized personnel only. SI-UK implements and maintains appropriate technical, security and organisational measures to protect Personal Data against unauthorized or unlawful processing and use, and against accidental loss, destruction, damage, theft or disclosure.

2. Collection and use

2.1 General

The following sections cover the specifics of each of the three groups from which data is collected: website Visitors, Respondents and Users.

2.2 Website Visitors

If you are a Visitor to our website, whether or not a registered client with SI-UK, then this section is relevant for you.

By visiting this website, you consent to the collection and use of your Personal Data as described herein. If you do not agree with the terms set out herein, please do not visit this website. If required by applicable law, we will seek your explicit consent to process Personal Data collected on this website or volunteered by you. Note that any consent will be entirely voluntary. However, if you do not grant the requested consent to the processing of your Personal Data, the use of this website may not be possible.

SI-UK may collect, record and analyze information of Visitors to its website. We may record your IP address and use cookies. SI-UK may add information collected by way of pageview activity. Furthermore, SI-UK may collect and process any Personal Data that you volunteer to us in our website’s forms, such as when you register for a consultation or sign up for events and newsletters. If you provide SI-UK with your social media details, SI-UK may retrieve publicly available information about you from social media.

Such Personal Data may comprise your IP address, first and last name, your postal and email address, your telephone number, data for social networks, your areas of interest, interest in SI-UK products and services, and information as to the type of relationship that exists between SI-UK and yourself.

SI-UK gathers data about visits to the website, including numbers of Visitors and visits, geolocation data, length of time spent on the site, pages clicked on or where Visitors have come from.

2.2.1 Purpose of processing personal data

SI-UK uses the collected data to communicate with Visitors, to customize content for Visitors, to show ads on other websites to Visitors, and to improve its website by analysing how Visitors navigate its website.

2.2.2 Sharing personal data

SI-UK may also share such information with service vendors or contractors in order to provide a requested service or transaction or in order to analyze the Visitor behavior on its website.

2.2.3 Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information sent by a website to a Visitor’s hard disk. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. By continuing to visit the website, you agree to the placement of cookies on your device. If you choose not to accept our cookies, we cannot guarantee that your experience will be as fulfilling as it would otherwise be. We may also place cookies from third parties for functional and marketing purposes. The use of cookies is widespread and benefits the surfer. .

2.2.4 Links to other sites

Please be aware that while visiting our site, Visitors can follow links to other sites that are beyond our sphere of influence. SI-UK is not responsible for the content or privacy policy of these other sites.

2.3 Enquiries and Users

2.3.1 General

In order to provide UK University application advice and services to its Users, SI-UK collects certain types of data from them. This section will describe how this data is collected and used by SI-UK.

2.3.2 Collection of User data

During a User’s registration, they provide information such as name, email address, postal address, telephone number, and other relevant data. This information is used by SI-UK to identify the User and provide them with services regarding UK University application support and advice. SI-UK will not retain User data longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or regulations.

3. Retention and Deletion

SI-UK will not retain data longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or regulations.

4. Acceptance of these Conditions

We assume that all Visitors of our website and users of SI-UK services have carefully read this document and agree to its contents. If someone does not agree with this privacy policy, they should refrain from using our website and services. We reserve the right to change our privacy policy as necessity dictates. Continued use of SI-UK websites and services after having been informed of any such changes to these conditions implies acceptance of the revised privacy policy. This privacy policy is an essential part of our terms of use.

5. Our Legal Obligation to Disclose Personal Information

We will reveal a user’s personal information without his/her prior permission only when we have reason to believe that the disclosure of this information is required to establish the identity of, to contact or to initiate legal proceedings against a person or persons who are suspected of infringing rights or property belonging to SI-UK or to others who could be harmed by the user’s activities or of persons who could (deliberately or otherwise) transgress upon these rights and property. We are permitted to disclose personal information when we have good reason to believe that this is legally required.

6. SI-UK’s Data Protection Officer

SI-UK has a “Data Protection Officer” who is responsible for matters relating to privacy and data protection. This Data Protection Officer can be reached at the following address:

SI-UK
Attn: Data Protection Officer
211-213 Regent Street
W1B 4NF
London, United Kingdom
dataprotectionofficer@studyin-uk.com

7. For Further Information

If you have any further questions regarding the data SI-UK collects, or how we use it, then please feel free to contact us by email at: privacy@studyin-uk.com, or in writing at:

211-213 Regent Street
W1B 4NF
London, United Kingdom

Privacy Notice last modified: 17 May 2018

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