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Types of Personal Information Collected: We may collect the following types of personal information from you when you use the Website or Services:
- Contact information, such as your name, email address, and phone number
- Demographic information, such as your age, gender, and country of residence
- Educational and professional information, such as your current or past schools and institutions, majors and minors, and employment history
- Financial information, such as your payment details and financial aid information
- Other information you choose to provide, such as your goals and interests in relation to education and career development
- How Personal Information is Collected: We may collect personal information from you in a variety of ways, including but not limited to:
- Directly from you, when you provide it to us through forms or applications on the Website or through our Services
- From third-party sources, such as educational institutions and financial aid providers
- Through automated means, such as cookies and web beacons, when you visit the Website
- Use of Personal Information: We may use your personal information for the following purposes:
- To provide the Services to you
- To communicate with you about the Services, including responding to your inquiries and requests
- To improve the Website and Services, including by conducting surveys and analyzing usage data
- To comply with legal and regulatory requirements
- Sharing of Personal Information: We may share your personal information with the following third parties:
- Educational institutions and other organizations that you have expressed an interest in or applied to
- Financial aid providers, in order to assist with the financial aspects of the Services
- Service providers, such as payment processors and hosting companies, that assist us in operating the Website and providing the Services
- Law enforcement agencies, in response to a valid subpoena or other legal request
Data Retention: We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
Data Security: We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal information against unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no method of transmission over the internet or method of electronic storage is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your personal information.
Children's Privacy: The Website and Services are not intended for children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 18, we will delete it from our records.
International Transfer: Your personal information may be transferred to, and processed in, countries other than the country in which it was collected. These countries may have data protection laws that are different from the laws of your country. We will take appropriate measures to ensure that your personal information is treated securely and in accordance with this Policy.
Links to Other Websites: The Website may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Education World. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of those websites. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of any third-party websites that you visit.