UK Uni Search Ltd Privacy Notice
This privacy notice has been published online 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 all our website visitors whether registered or not. 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 on UK Uni Search websites?
You can browse our websites without providing any personal information, however if you would like an enhanced website experience and the ability to use the search tool and/or if you would like to attend one of UK Uni Search’s events you will need to register with us.
When you register on one of our websites, you will need to supply your email address and other information. This action will automatically register you as a member of the UK Uni Search community.
When you register as a Member, we may collect some or all of the following information about you:
a) Name, username, email address, password.
b) Postcode and address.
c) Current educational status.
d) Course, subject area and institution of interest.
e) Grades or predicted grades.
f) Phone number.
g) Date of birth.
h) Nationality and country of residence.
i) Current school or college.
How we use your information?
Cookies are used to help us:
a) 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.
b) Keep track of advertisements.
c) Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future.
2. To send periodic emails about competitions, relevant advertiser’s opportunities, promotions, surveys or other site features. You can opt out at any point using the email opt out button on correspondence or by emailing us at email@example.com
3. Use of your data: Where the user has provided consent via the tick box, when registering to use the site’s search tool or attend an event UK Uni Search Ltd may pass on your registration details including email address to related third parties including advertisers. These will include, but are not limited to, universities and other educational institutions, recruitment agencies and companies providing services to students and graduates. You can opt out of this at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org All third parties being provided with details also agree to provide users with clear instructions to opt out of correspondence and have their details permanently removed.
Another instance when we may share your personal information is when you make an enquiry to a course provider and/or download a pdf help pack or prospectus. In these circumstances we pass on your contact details to the course provider so that they can contact you directly.
Disclosure of personal information
In many circumstances we will not disclose personal data without your consent unless required by law.
We may share your personal information with organisations that are part of the same group as the data controller as those companies may provide services to you over our websites (including sister company Student and Graduate Publishing Ltd).
Sale of UK Uni Search Ltd
If we sell part or all of our business, customer information may be one of the transferred business assets. If this happens, your information may be disclosed to any successors of our business for them to use for the purposes set out in this Policy.
Third party advertisers
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 on 10.10.16
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:
give you a description of it;
tell you why we are holding it;
tell you who it could be disclosed to;
let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form; and
remove your details completely if you request us to
To make a request for any personal information we may hold you need to put the request in writing addressing it to the below address.
If you wish to delete your details completely, please email us at email@example.com
UK Uni Search Ltd
Room 102, The Screen Works
22 Highbury Grove
London N5 9EF