Schools: First and foremost, we use your personal data to filter our universities partners database to produce the best fit choices for your educational pursuits in accordance to your academic credentials, test scores, location, budget, etc.
Customer Service: As we provide international customer service, we do share your details with our global customer service staff to assist you promptly whenever you need us. It may involve services not limiting to counselling, visa preparation, interview, etc., but also involves responding to questions that our student and recruiter clients
Account Administration: Since we offer an account facility for our students and recruiter partners on our website, we use some information you provide us to administer this, allowing you to manage your information, applications, and manage your personal settings. This will allow you to keep and share your information you have provided about schools and programs.
Marketing Activities: We also use your information for marketing activities- especially sending you updates of the college partners you have searched. For these, you can opt out, or unsubscribe at any time using the “Unsubscribe” link in each newsletter, or you can administer your subscriptions through your account (if you’ve created one). In some cases, we call our clients if they are very interested on some products.
Other Communications: There may be other times when we get in touch by email, by post, by phone, by other social media platforms like Whatsapp/Viber, or by video conference platforms like Zoom. The reasons on why we make such communication are as:
We need to respond to and handle requests you have made.
In order to remind you if your application is incomplete or needs any update.
To assist our clients with Interview Preparation, documentation and Visa Lodgement.
Market Research and Improving our Services: Often times, we send questionnaire to our clients to know the user-friendliness and upgrade the interface and research on the market.
Fraud detection and prevention: We may use personal data for the detection and prevention of fraud and other illegal or unwanted activities.
Why ApplyGlobal share your data with third parties?In certain circumstances, we may share your personal data with third parties.
The school(s) you applied to: In order to process your application, we need to transfer relevant details to the school you have applied to. We want you to make an informed decision about your choice of education. Thus ApplyGlobal may share your information with schools that you might have an interest in. This information may also be used by ApplyGlobal or schools to give you personalised offers.
Third-party service providers: We may use service providers (such as "data processors") to process your personal data strictly on our behalf. This processing would be for purposes such as facilitating payments, sending out marketing material or for analytical support services. These processors are bound by confidentiality clauses and are not allowed to use your personal data for their own purposes or any other purpose.
Competent authorities: We disclose personal data to law enforcement and other governmental authorities insofar as it is required by law or is strictly necessary for the prevention, detection or prosecution of criminal acts and fraud.
Business partners: We work with business partners around the world to distribute or advertise schools and to help our business partners distribute and advertise their education-related services. This may mean that their services are integrated into our website or they have been enabled to show a customised advertisement on our website – or we are advertising on theirs. When you create an account on one of our business partners’ websites, certain personal data that you give them may be forwarded to us. Certain business partners may receive your personal data from us if requested by you. When you create an account on a business partner's’ website, please read the privacy policies on these business partners’ websites for more information.
How can you control the personal data you have given to ApplyGlobal?ApplyGlobal share your information with Schools and business partners in their respective countries. We base this sharing of information on your consent and not on any adequacy decision by the European Commission or any similar organisation. Your consent to this sharing is important to us and you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. You have the right to ask restriction of processing concerning your data or to object to processing as well as the right to data portability. Can you have access to the data?You always have the right to review the personal information we keep about you. You can request an overview of your personal data by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org Please write 'Request personal information' in the subject line of your email and include a copy of your identity card (preferably passport) to help us prevent unauthorized individuals from accessing your personal data.If the personal information we have for you is incorrect, we will update it at your request. You can also ask us to remove your personal data from our customer database by sending an email to email@example.com with 'Request for removal of personal information' in the subject line. How long do we store your data?We normally store your data for about three years since you create your account with us. However, if you wish us to get it deleted, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with Subject line “Request for removal of Personal data”. Retention of RecordsFor each electronic storage media, you should identify (perhaps in a supplementary schedule) the operating system, application and hardware requirements necessary to be able to run the data item, in the next paragraph you can identify how you will ensure that, as you upgrade software and hardware in the future, you retain the capability of accessing the stored data. If you use an independent storage vault solution, this is where you would pull it to your procedures. Who is responsible for the processing of personal data on the ApplyGlobal website and apps?ApplyGlobal (Bradford International Students Consulting, LLC..) controls the processing of personal data on its websites. Bradford Global Inc. is a private limited liability company incorporated under the laws of the United States of America and has its offices at ______________________________________________________________Location____________________________If you have any suggestions or comments about this privacy notice, please send an email to email@example.com.