Privacy policy

What information do we collect?

Prior to participating on one of our programs, We collect information from you when you complete our online form.

When submitting your application or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, e-mail address, nationality, phone number, or university,  You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

Once you have paid a deposit, or have been confirmed as a participant on one of our programs, We collect additional information from you when you complete our online Essential Information Form. When submitting this form, you may be asked to enter: Mailing address, Gender, Passport information, Personality evaluation, Emergency contact information, Medical conditions , Allergies, or Dietary requirements.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature
  • To process your application to our company programs
  • To assist our staff with your host company placement
  • To assist our staff with welfare provision and medical support
  • To notify next of kin of issues of emergency issues
  • To assist our staff with visa processing services
  • To comply with local country laws regarding registration of visitors
  • To pre-book with our suppliers such as the accommodation
  • To provide insights on international internships at higher education conferences

The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit, or access your personal information.

We offer the use of a secure server. All supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

After a transaction, your private information (credit cards, social security numbers, financials, etc.) will not be stored on our servers.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information

We use cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why:

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site.The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

 

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses..

How long is my information retained?

We will normally keep your personal data if you have demonstrated an interest in our products and services within the past two years. You can request us to delete it earlier as explained below.

What rights do you have in regards to the information we hold about you?

You can exercise several different rights in regards to the personal data we hold about you. These are briefly described below. To enquire about exercising these rights, please use the contact information set out in the Contacting Us section.

Access: You have a right to find out what personal data we hold about you, and certain other information such as how we are using it. From 25 May 2018, you also have a right to receive information in a portable format in certain circumstances.

Amendment: If you believe that the information that we hold about you is inaccurate or out of date, you have a right to get it amended.

Deletion: If you want us to delete your personal data, you can ask us to do so at any time.

Restriction: You can ask us to restrict our use of your personal data in some circumstances.

Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act), we do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our websites privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below.

This policy was last modified on 09/05/2018.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, would like to exercise your rights or would like us to update information we have about you or your preferences, you may contact us at: [email protected]


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