Information We Collect:

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.

1.4 Cookies and Similar Technologies:  We may use cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies to enhance your experience, gather information about your usage patterns, and personalize the content and advertisements you see. These technologies allow us to remember your preferences, analyse trends, and collect demographic information.

Use of Information:

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.

Information Sharing:

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.

  1. Data Retention: We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Notice unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. When we no longer need to retain your information, we will securely dispose of it.
  2. Data Security: We implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is entirely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security. It is important that you take precautions to protect your personal information, such as using strong and unique passwords and keeping them confidential.


Your Rights:

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.

  1. Children’s Privacy: Our Services are not intended for individuals under the age of 16. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children without parental consent. If you believe that we have unintentionally collected personal information from a child, please contact us, and we will promptly remove the information from our records.
  2. International Data Transfers: Our Services may be accessed and used by individuals outside of the country where we are located. By using our Services or providing us with your information, you understand and agree that your information may be transferred to and processed in countries other than your own, including countries that may have different data protection laws than your country of residence.
  3. Third-Party Links: Our Services may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by Potential Unlocked Awards. This Privacy Notice does not apply to such third-party websites or services. We encourage you to review the privacy practices of those third parties before providing any personal information.
  4. Changes to this Privacy Notice: We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal obligations. We encourage you to review this Privacy Notice periodically for any updates. We will notify you of any material changes either by email or by posting a prominent notice on our website prior to the changes becoming effective. Your continued use of our Services after the effective date of any changes indicates your acceptance of the revised Privacy Notice.
  5. Contact Us: If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Notice or our privacy practices, please contact us using the following information:
Company Name: Potential Unlocked
Address: St James House, 65 Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, United Kingdom, B75 5BY
Phone: 0121 405 0853

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.

Thank you for trusting Potential Unlocked Awards with your personal information. We are dedicated to maintaining your privacy and providing a safe and secure experience for you.