This policy statement relates to our privacy practices in connection with the www.Study2U.com website (“the Website”). We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites, including websites to which there are links on the Website. Any links to other websites will be clearly identifiable as such.
We fully respect your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you on the Website without your clear knowledge and permission. Any personal information which you volunteer to us will be treated strictly in accordance with applicable data protection law.
Collection and use of personal information
We will collect no personally identifying information about you when you visit the Website unless you choose to provide that information to us. The information we collect depends on what you do when visiting the Website.
If you visit the Website to browse or read our materials we automatically collect and store the following information about you:
- the IP address from which you access the Website (an IP address is the number automatically assigned to your computer when you are surfing the web);
- the top-level domain name used (for example .ie, .com, .org, .net);
- the type of browser and operating system used to access the Website;
- the date and time of your access to the Website;
- the pages you visit; and
- the previous website address from which you reached the Website, including any search terms used.
We use this information to help us make the Website more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to the Website and the type of technology which our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals on their visits. We may compile and report aggregate statistics about our visitors in terms of numbers, traffic patterns and related site information. Any such statistics will not include any personally identifying information.
You may choose to provide us with personal information in an email message to one of the addresses listed on the Website (for example [insert email address]) or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through the Website. We may use that information for the following purposes:
- to respond to your message;
- to help us provide you with the material you have requested; or
- to pass it on to an educational services provider about whom you have requested further information.
If we include interactive areas that allow visitors to post content on the Website, in order to post content you will be required to register with us. If you choose to do so, we may ask you to provide us with personal information including your name, email address, postal address, telephone number, user name and password. In order to comply with an order of a court of competent jurisdiction or to protect our systems or users of the Website, we may process and disclose any information held by us in relation to a person who breaches our Terms and Conditions in relation to the interactive areas.
Information which you submit to us may be used by us (or third parties selected by us) to inform you of products or services which may be of interest to you. We may also distribute a newsletter by email. Any such marketing will only be carried out in accordance with the preferences you have expressed on the Website.
Transfer of Data
In the course of providing services to you we may transfer personal data which you submit to us outside the jurisdiction from which you accessed the Website. By submitting your personal data to us by email, in a form requesting information about an educational service provider or otherwise, you acknowledge and agree that your personal data may be transferred in this manner and, in the case of people who access the Website from within the European Economic Area, by submitting your personal data to us you acknowledge and agree that your data may be transferred outside the European Economic Area.
If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in your browser settings. Disabling cookie support may prevent the Website from functioning properly and you may not be able to utilise fully all of its features and information.
Right of Access
You may have the right, subject to certain exemptions, to obtain a copy of any personal data we hold about you and to correct any inaccuracies in such data. If you wish to avail of any of these rights (where applicable), please contact us using the contact form at http://www.study2u.com/contact-us/. Your request will be dealt with as soon as possible and will not take more than 40 days to process.