1. OUR COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY
2. INFORMATION WE COLLECT
2.1 Information you provide StudyAmerica LLC
StudyAmerica LLC collects personal information when you request information about our services or otherwise voluntarily provide such information through our site.
2.2 Information Collected Automatically
When you use our site, we automatically collect certain information by the interaction of your mobile device or web browser with our platform.
The website places cookies, which are small data files, on your computer or hand-held device. Cookies are essential for helping us deliver a high quality website and online experience for our users, and some collect information about browsing behavior.
3. HOW INFORMATION IS USED
When StudyAmerica LLC uses or processes personal data about you, it does so only as necessary to provide the services you use or otherwise with your consent, to comply with applicable law, or to fulfill other legitimate interests of you or us as described in this Policy. Through our site, you will be provided with the choice of which types of communications you will receive with us, and the ability to change those choices whenever you want.
3.1 Information StudyAmerica LLC processes with your consent
Through certain actions when otherwise there is no contractual relationship between us, such as when you browse our site or ask us to provide you more information about our business, you provide your consent to us to process information that may be personally identifiable information.
3.2 Legally Required Releases of Information
StudyAmerica LLC may be legally required to disclose your personally identifiable information, if such disclosure is (a) required by law, or other legal process; (b) necessary to assist law enforcement officials or government enforcement agencies; (c) necessary to investigate violations of or otherwise enforce our Legal Terms; (d) necessary to protect us from legal action or claims from third parties including you; and/or (e) necessary to protect the legal rights, personal/real property, or personal safety of our company, clients, third party partners, employees, and affiliates.
4. GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS
4.1 Under the GDPR, the data protection principles set out the main responsibilities for us. Article 5 of the GDPR requires that personal data shall be:
(a) Processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to individuals;
(b) Collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes;
(c) Adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed;
(d) Accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date; every reasonable step must be taken to ensure that personal data that are inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, are erased or rectified without delay;
(e) Kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed; (f) Processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorized or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage.
4.2 The GDPR provides the following rights for users:
1. The right to be informed;
2. The right of access;
3. The right to rectification;
4. The right to erasure;
5. The right to restrict processing;
6. The right to data portability;
7. The right to object;
8. Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
5. CONTROLLING YOUR INFORMATION
5.1 You may exercise any of the rights described in this section by sending an email to us. Please note that we will ask you to verify your identity before taking further action on your request. StudyAmerica LLC tries to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
5.2 Rectification of Inaccurate or Incomplete Information. You have the right to ask us to correct inaccurate or incomplete personal information concerning you.
5.3 Data Access and Portability. You have the right to request copies of your personal information held by us. You may also be entitled to request copies of personal information that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and/or request us to transmit this information to another service provider (where technically feasible).
5.4 Data Retention and Erasure. We generally retain your personal information for a period of six years after your last active use of our website (in line with our legal obligation to keep order information for this duration for tax, legal reporting and auditing obligations). If you no longer want us to keep your information, you can request that we erase your personal information.
6. OBTAINING, CHANGING OR DELETING YOUR INFORMATION
6.1 Access to your personal information
To obtain a copy of all information we maintain about you, you may send us a request using the contact information at the end of this Policy or, if available, through a tool on our site. After receiving the request, we will tell you when we expect to provide you with the information, and whether we require any fee for providing it to you.
6.2 Remove or Change your Information
If you wish us to remove or change personally identifiable information that you have provided us, you may contact us at the contact information at the end of this Policy or if available through a tool on our site.
6.3 Verification of your Information
When StudyAmerica LLC receives any request to access, edit or delete personally identifiable information, we will first take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting you access or otherwise taking any action. This is important to safeguard your information.
7. CALIFORNIA CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT
For any personal information subject to the CCPA, StudyAmerica LLC shall not: (i) sell the personal information; (ii) retain, use or disclose the personal information for any purpose other than for the specific purpose of performing the services; (iii) retain, use or disclose the personal information for a commercial purpose other than providing the services; or (iv) retain, use or disclose the information outside of the direct business relationship between StudyAmerica LLC and you.
8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You assume the sole risk of transmitting your information as it relates to the use of this site, and for any data corruptions, intentional interceptions, intrusions or unauthorized access to information, or of any delays, interruptions to or failures preventing the use this site. In no event shall we be liable for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or monetary damages, including fees, and penalties in connection with your use of materials posted on this site or connectivity to or from this site to any other site.