1.1 Personal Information: We may collect personal information that you provide to us voluntarily, such as your name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other contact details when you register for our Services, participate in surveys or contests, or communicate with us. We may also collect information you provide about your academic or professional background when you apply for awards or scholarships.
1.2 Payment Information: When you make payments for our Services, we may collect your payment card details or other financial information. However, please note that we do not store your payment card details on our servers. We utilize third-party payment processors that comply with industry standards to handle your payment information securely.
1.3 Usage Information: When you access or use our Services, we may automatically collect certain information about your device, browser type, IP address, and other technical information to analyse and improve our Services. This may also include information about your interaction with our website, such as the pages you visit, the links you click, and the duration of your visit.
2.1 Providing Services: We may use your personal information to provide you with the Services you have requested, such as processing awards applications, responding to your inquiries, and delivering relevant content. We may also use your information to customize your experience and provide personalized recommendations.
2.2 Communication: We may use your contact information to send you important updates, newsletters, marketing communications, and promotional offers related to our Services. You can opt-out of receiving such communications at any time by following the instructions provided in the communication or by contacting us directly.
2.3 Analytics and Improvements: We may use the information collected to analyse trends, track user interactions, conduct research, and improve the functionality and performance of our Services. This may include using aggregated and anonymized data for statistical purposes.
2.4 Legal Compliance: We may use and disclose your information to comply with applicable laws, regulations, legal processes, or enforceable governmental requests. This may include responding to requests from law enforcement authorities or protecting our rights, privacy, safety, or property, or that of our users and the public.
3.1 Third-Party Service Providers: We may share your information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our business, such as hosting providers, payment processors, or marketing agencies. These service providers are bound by contractual obligations to protect your information and use it only for the purposes specified by us.
3.2 Business Partners: We may share your information with our business partners or sponsors in connection with awards, scholarships, or other opportunities. However, we will only do so with your consent or as required by law.
3.3 Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information if required by law, court order, or other legal processes or if we believe that such disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, property, or safety, or the rights, property, or safety of others.
3.4 Business Transfers: the event of a merger, acquisition, or any other corporate transaction, we may transfer your information to the relevant third parties involved. We will notify you via email or prominent notice on our website regarding any change in ownership or use of your personal information.
6.1 Access and Update: You have the right to access, correct, or update your personal information. You can review and edit your account information by logging into your account or by contacting us directly.
6.2 Opt-Out: You have the right to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us. You can unsubscribe by following the instructions provided in our emails or by contacting us.
6.3 Data Subject Requests: If you are in certain jurisdictions, you may have additional rights under applicable data protection laws, such as the right to erasure, restriction of processing, and data portability. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the information provided above.
Please allow a reasonable time for us to respond to your inquiries.
By using our Services, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Notice, including how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information. You also consent to the practices described in this Privacy Notice. If you do not agree with this Privacy Notice, please do not use our Services.