Apply University is a student recruitment agency, and we assist users with their future study abroad plan. We provide services with the applicants’ admission and visa procurement, to study in a program in one of our partner or non-partner educational institutions across the world with the help of our counsellors.
To do this, Apply University collects the applicant’s personal data. This Privacy & Policy sets out the manner in which we collect, use, disclose, and manage personal data.
The type of personal information we collect:
We currently collect and process personal identifiers (email, address, telephone, mobile, date of birth, gender), contacts, financial information, health information, professional and employment data, and any information that you choose to provide to us that helps your applications.
How we get the personal information and why we have it:
Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for your admission and visa purposes. We also receive your information from third parties, such as banking references, credit reporting agencies, and live chats.
We may share this information with the schools, colleges, universities, or any educational institutions that you may ask us to apply to study, and any organizations that issue your student visa.
Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information is your consent, or through our contractual or legal obligation, and You are able to remove your consent at any time by contacting us.
How we store your personal information
Your information is securely stored in the servers of our cloud service providers, and we take reasonable steps to protect your data. We keep the information until you register at the program at an academic institution. We will then securely remove your information from our database and system to ensure that the information is de-identified or anonymized as necessary.
Your data protection rights
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
Your right of access – You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
Your right to rectification – You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasure – You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to restriction of processing – You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to object to processing – You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to data portability – You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
If you have any concerns or complaints about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us.