Information Collection and Use
Public (Unregistered) Users
We will not capture data about public (unregistered) users of the Site, other than your IP address and session details such as pages viewed and type of browser used. This information is automatically logged by the web server and will be used to evaluate the use and performance of the network.
In order to use the Site, you must first complete the registration form and all details required in it. During registration you are required to give your contact information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact you about those services on the Site in which you have expressed an interest. It is optional for you to provide other demographic information, including that relating to your social networks which will enable us to access publicly available data, but this is encouraged so we can provide a more personalised experience of the Site.
We may share (whether or not for payment) aggregated demographic information with our partners, clients and advertisers. This is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person. We may partner with another party to provide specific services. When you sign up for these services, we will share names or other contact information that is necessary for the third party to provide these services. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services. We may also use such aggregated information and statistics for monitoring the Site and Mobile Product usage in order to help us develop the Site and Mobile Product and our services and may provide such aggregate information to third parties.
We use IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the Site and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
Data Protection Act 1998 (the "Act")
We make every effort to ensure that our practices, procedures and systems comply with the relevant data protection legislation and we are registered as a data controller for the purposes of the Act (Registration Number: Z1559617). We shall only use your personal data in accordance with the legal requirements, principles and best practice recommendations of the Act, which grants you various rights in respect of the processing of your personal data. For more details about your rights under the Act, the rules we have to adhere to in collecting and storing your information, and how you can check your data records, please visit www.dataprotection.gov.uk. You have a right to receive a copy of the information we hold about you by sending your request in writing, together with an administration fee of £10, to us at www.ukstudentadviser.com c/o Spark Global Education t/a Simera Ltd. at Venture House, Arlington Square, Downshire Way, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1WA, United Kingdom.
Updating/Removal of Personal Information
If any information regarding you requires to be corrected, updated or changed it is your responsibility to advise us of the required amendments. If you inform us that you no longer desire our service, we shall correct, update or remove your personal data provided to us. Please note, an archive copy of any information provided to us may be retained by us for our records and for audit purposes.
If you have any questions at all about this policy or the Site and/or Mobile Product, or about how we use and process your personal information, please do not hesitate to contact us at us by e-mail at [email protected] or, alternatively, in writing to www.ukstudentadviser.com c/o Spark Global Education t/a Simera Ltd. at Venture House, Arlington Square, Downshire Way, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1WA, United Kingdom.