Privacy & Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

All of our web pages use “cookies”. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we place on your computer or mobile device if you agree. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and enables us to improve our website. For information about what types of personal information will be gathered when you visit the website, and how this information will be used, please see our Privacy Policy.

 

Privacy statement

This Privacy Statement describes how www.thestudentupdate.com uses and protects information about an identified or identifiable natural person (“Personal Data”) collected through the site, and explains our marketing practices generally. It is important you understand that when you use our site and or services, we may collect information from you. It is also important that you are aware of how we collect, store and use that information.

This privacy statement is incorporated into, and is a part of, our terms of use, which governs your access to and use of the site. It applies to the website, application or service (for example our newsletter), regardless of how you may access or use them. By using the site or otherwise giving us your Personal Data, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with this Privacy Statement in general or any part of it, you should not access the site or otherwise give us your Personal Data.

This Privacy Statement was last updated on 01-10-2018.

What type of Personal Data do we collect and how do we use it?

We generally collect contact information as well as other details of your engagement with thestudentupdate.com to provide, improve, and develop the services we offer and to provide you support when you need it. We also may use the Personal Data to communicate with you for example our email newsletter. The Personal Data we collect includes:

Your name, email address, postal address or telephone number; details of the resources you access on the site and any data you download. In all cases we strive to limit the amount of Personal Data we collect and store and it should be noted that information which has been anonymised so that it cannot identify an individual is excluded from our privacy policy. We ask that you not send or otherwise share with us any sensitive Personal Data, such as personal financial data. (you will need to change anything in this paragraph to reflect the actual data situation)

Our use of your personal information and keeping you in control

We use your personal information to keep you up to date with news at www.thestudentupdate.com, to provide you with useful information on our website, to contact you about our about information and offers that we feel may be of interest to you, and to end you our email newsletter. We take steps to ensure that the personal information we collect is accurate and up to date. You have choices about how we use your personal information to communicate with you;

You have the right to know what personal information we have about you (we will provide you with a copy of all of your personal information we hold about you upon request

If your personal information is incorrect or incomplete, we will update it upon request.

If you wish, you can instruct us to no longer communicate with you and / or to remove your details from our database at any time. You are able to change your subscription preferences anytime though by clicking here. (do you have preference opt out mechanism?)

Might we share your personal information?

We will not disclose your personal information to any third party without your express permission. The only exception to this would be if we are required to do so in order to comply with our legal obligations.

How long we keep your personal information?

We retain your personal information for as long as is necessary to provide you with our services as outlined above. Upon request from you however, we will remove your personal information from our database.

How secure is my Personal Data?

We protect your personal information by using technical and administrative security measures to reduce the risks of loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure. Our site is not directed at children and we do not knowingly accept online Personal Data from children under the age of 18 through our site. If you are under 18 or otherwise would be required to have parent or guardian consent to share Personal Data through our site, you should not send any information about yourself to us through our site.

What about external links?

We shall, from time to time, contain links to external sites. Our Privacy Statement does not apply to these other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such sites and you should familiarise yourself with such policies upon use of those sites.

What are my Data Subject Rights and how do I exercise them?

You have the right to know what personal information we have about you (we will provide you with a copy of all of your personal information we hold about you upon request. If your personal information is incorrect or incomplete, we will update it upon request. If you wish, you can instruct us to no longer communicate with you and / or to remove your details from our database. Any of these rights may be exercised at any time by by email to bcustudentupdate@gmail.com

What about changes to this Privacy Statement?

We will occasionally update this Privacy Statement. When we do, we will post a prominent notice in this section of this Privacy Statement notifying users when it is updated. For material changes (i.e., substantially new practices you wouldn’t expect from us or that we didn’t previously tell you about), we may decide to give you notice via email. Please submit any questions, concerns or comments you have about this Privacy Statement or any requests concerning your Personal Data by email to bcustudentupdate@gmail.com

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about our privacy policy, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. You can email us at bcustudentupdate@gmail.com