Privacy Policy

General

User's privacy is utmost important to us and we are committed to responsibly handling your personal data taking all reasonable steps to protect your information from misuse. Edmissions keeps your personal data secure in compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act 2012, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) and all other applicable data protection and privacy legislation in force from time to time.

Specific terms for European Union (“EU”), United Kingdom (“UK”) and European Economic Area (“EEA”) customers only: Please note that the whole of this Policy applies to you, together with additional provisions which are specific to EEA and UK customers.

In this Policy, the term “personal data” or “personal information” means personal data or data that relates to an identified or identifiable person.

There are some specific terms for users that are from the state of California only: Please note that the whole of this Policy applies to you together with additional provisions which are specific to residents of California.

Please refer to the privacy policy of Edmissions:

How we collect information and put it to use

Edmissions collects the information entered by the users such as name, email address, and age to verify users and to send the required notifications to them that are relevant to them. To facilitate commerce, we collect credit card information, member's address, or bank information only from those who choose to join Edmissions.

Edmissions also keeps a record of non-personally-identifiable information such as profile information, IP address, aggregate user data, and browser type, gathered from users and visitors on the website. With the help of this we manage the website, track usage and identify how to improve our services on the website. It is possible that this non-personally-identifiable information is shared with third-parties to be able to provide customised services and advertisements to members.

We share the information in your application with the institutes that you are applying to (either directly or through a third party on your behalf, within Canada or abroad). Once Edmissions has provided your information to these institutes for your application for admittance , Edmissions does not have any control on the use of any of such information by these institutes and recommends that you contact them directly in case you have any questions about the way in which your personal data is being utilised and treated.

We share the information in your application with the institutes that you are applying to (either directly or through a third party on your behalf, within Canada or abroad). Once Edmissions has provided your information to these institutes for your application for admittance , Edmissions does not have any control on the use of any of such information by these institutes and recommends that you contact them directly in case you have any questions about the way in which your personal data is being utilised and treated.

We share the information in your application with the institutes that you are applying to (either directly or through a third party on your behalf, within Canada or abroad). Once Edmissions has provided your information to these institutes for your application for admittance , Edmissions does not have any control on the use of any of such information by these institutes and recommends that you contact them directly in case you have any questions about the way in which your personal data is being utilised and treated.

In order to take care of security and monitoring purposes, User IP addresses are recorded.

User's email address can be used to send news, updates or a newsletter regarding our services.

Edmissions and our other service providers (within India or abroad) may provide your personal data in response to a search warrant or other legally valid inquiry or order. Edmissions can also provide personal data to an organization if there is a breach of an agreement or contravention of law, or as otherwise required or permitted by applicable Canadian, US or other law. We might also disclose user’s personal data where it is necessary for the exercise, establishment, or defence of legal claims, to suppress, detect, or prevent fraud, and also in case to investigate or prevent the actual or suspected loss or harm to people or property. Where you have engaged a recruitment partner or counsellor to submit your application to Edmissions, we may be required for legal, regulatory and/or compliance purposes to contact you directly to confirm certain information provided in connection with your application process.

In order to participate or receive a response from Edmissions or one of its partners, users may be asked to provide personal information including name, email address or residential address. It is possible to send user’s personal information to certain ad partners to receive information that is requested from or expressed an interest in, from a user.

The information that is provided by you to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. There are certain parts on the website where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for and you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Edmissions asks you not to share a password with anyone.

Edmissions is very serious in making sure your information is safeguarded. We have, at our end, implemented reasonable safeguards, be it on administrative, technical and physical side, in an effort to protect against unauthorized access, use, editing and disclosure of personal data in our custody and control, which includes the limiting access to our database to legitimate users and employing device encryption and version tracking.

Unfortunately, it is well known that the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Even though we are doing our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Website; any transmission is at your own risk. After we have received the information, we will use strict procedures and security features and try to prevent unauthorized access to it.

Cookies

Edmissions stores visitors' preferences and records session information of a user, to make sure the same advertisements are not shown and to customize the web page, newsletter and advertising depending on the type of browser and profile information of a user. The information stored in cookies is not attached to any personally identifiable information you submit while on our site. The users can configure their browsers to accept or reject all or some cookies, or get notified when a cookie is set. Since each browser is unique, users need to check how to change their cookie preferences. To be able to see maximum features on the website, users must accept cookies from Edmissions. Keep in mind that Edmissions allows 3rd party advertisers to advertise on some of our pages to configure and access their cookies on the user's computer. Advertiser's use of cookies is subject to their own privacy policies, not to the Privacy Policy of Edmissions.

Social Media

Will may offer you the opportunity to engage with our content on or through third-party social networking websites, plug-ins, and applications. While engaging with our content, plug-ins and applications, you may have to allow us to have access to certain information associated with your social media account i.e. name, username, email address, profile picture etc. to be able to deliver the content which is part of the operation of the website, plug-in or the application. Based on the information provided by you, we may use this information to personalize your experience on the Website and on the third-party social networking websites, plug-ins and applications, and consequently providing you with other products or services you may request.

Links to other websites

Edmissions has links to websites. Edmissions is not responsible, in any way, for the privacy policies and/or practices carried out on other websites. The user must read the privacy policy stated on the other website after landing to another website. Edmissions privacy policy only governs information collected on Edmissions.

Third-party Analytics

Edmissions makes use of the web analytics services from various third party analytics tools to collect standard internet log information. With the help of these tools, the cookies help us analyze how visitors use the Website. For example, with the help of Google Analytics, the information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be transferred to and stored by a Google server. Google uses this information to evaluate the use of the Website, compiling reports on Website activity for Website operators, and providing Website operators with other services relating to Website activity and internet usage.

Blogs & Public Forums

Please take this into notice that whenever you voluntarily post any public information to blogs, bulletin boards, Buzz or any other Public Forums, your information can be accessed by the public and can consequently be used by those people to send you unsolicited communications.

Option to opt out of Email

Members who would no longer wish to receive updates or notifications may choose not to by selecting the appropriate options in the user profile 'Account Settings'. These instructions are also mentioned in all the notification emails and Edmissions newsletters.

All notification emails and Edmissions newsletters also include the above instructions for opting-out of those communications in the future.

Data Security

Edmissions member accounts are secured by passwords created by members themselves. Members’ account information is kept private and Edmissions makes sure it is strictly followed. Measures are taken to protect information of the member that is stored within our database. We restrict access to member information to the employees who need access to perform their job responsibilities, like customer service personnel and technical staff. Kindly note that we cannot guarantee the security of member account information. The security of member information may be compromised, at any time, through an unauthorized entry or use, hardware or software failure, and other factors. If you want to know more about the security measures we use on Edmissions, please email or contact us at www.edmissions.com

Collected Information Shared and Disclosed by edmissions

to conform to the legal requirements or to respond to a search warrant, subpoena, or other legal process received by Edmissions, whether or not a response is required by applicable law;

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to impose Terms of Use Agreement or protect our rights at Edmissions

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to protect the safety of members of the public and users of the service. Edmissions reserves the right to transfer personal information to a successor in interest that acquires rights to that information as a result of the sale of Edmissions or substantially all of its assets to that successor in interest. To know more, see the Changes in Our Privacy Policy section below.

Changes in Privacy Policy

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It is possible that we change our privacy policy from time to time. If we make any changes, we will make users aware of what the changes are, on the website, so that users are always aware of what information we collect, use, and when we may disclose it. After the changes are posted on the website, a user is bound to the policy when he or she uses the site. If, however, we will use users' personally identifiable information in a manner that is materially different from that stated at the time of collection of that information, we will notify it by posting a notice on our Website for 30 days.

Additional Terms for EEA and UK Users

The information below is required for EEA law regarding privacy and data protection. The terms below apply to our EEA and UK users and Website visitors, in addition to the terms already mentioned.

You should know that when sharing your information, it can be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the UK or the EEA, as applicable. Edmissions will take various measures to ensure that your data is treated securely, which may include, but not be limited to:

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the security measures being assessed at any place your personal data is transferred to;

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having reporting, monitoring and resolution procedures in place with regards to the ongoing security;

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having suitable contract terms in place that oblige a data processor to only process in accordance with our instructions; and

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only transferring your data via an appropriate safeguard as described in Article 46 of GDPR, including Standard Contractual Clauses adopted by the European Commission (Article 46.2)

Legal Bases behind processing your personal data

The personal data processed is based on the following legal bases, as recognised by and in compliance with the applicable data protection laws:

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you are obliged to provide us with personal data as it is required to enter into and perform our contractual agreements.

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the processing is in Edmissions or someone else’s legitimate interests, and these interests are not overridden by your interests or rights in the protection of your personal data. This also includes processing your data for prevention of fraudulent activity, internal research and analytics assessments, for purposes of communication with you, and informing you about new products and services we are offering or to promote new products and services of other parties which we think may be of interest to you, etc.

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It is shared that such processing is necessary for our legitimate interests and that the processing which we conduct does not adversely impact on these rights and freedoms.

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you have given your consent for the processing of your data

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the processing is necessary to meet a legal obligation which applies to Edmissions.

Additional Terms for State of California Users

The information below is required for the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the “CCPA”). The terms below apply to residents in the State of California in addition to the terms in the rest of the Policy.

CCPA Requests

There are specific rights regarding the collection and storage of the personal data of users under the CCPA residents in the State of California.

CCPA Information Request Rights

You have the right to request us to provide you the following information about our collection and use of your personal data over the preceding twelve (12) months. After your verifiable consumer request has been confirmed through our review of the information you provide in your request, we will disclose to you:

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The categories of personal data we have collected of you.

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The categories of sources for the personal data we have collected about you with the help of cookies, third party tools, etc.

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Our commercial or business purpose for collecting the personal data.

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The third parties with whom we share or have shared that personal data.

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The specific pieces of personal data we collected about you (also called a data portability request).

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We do not sell your personal data. In addition, if we have not disclosed your personal data for a business purpose, we will disclose this fact to you. If we have disclosed your personal data for a business purpose, including direct marketing, we will provide you with a listing that identifies the personal data categories that each category of recipient obtained.

CCPA Deletion Request Rights

You have the right to request to delete any of the personal data that has been collected from you and retained, subject to certain exceptions and your verification. Your request to delete the personal data collected may be denied if it is necessary for us to retain your information under one or more exceptions listed in the CCPA.

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