Privacy Policy


YOUR PRIVACY & SECURITY

As your privacy is important to us, Comparetheuni.com has prepared this Statement of Privacy and Security (“Statement”) so that you may better understand how Comparetheuni.com uses and protects your personal information. Please take the time to review this page and contact us at privacy@comparetheuni.com with any questions or concerns.

COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

Personal Information

Comparetheuni.com may ask you to register and provide personal information.

This personal information may include your name, e-mail address, user ID, domain name, URL, mailing address, and telephone number. Comparetheuni.com may also collect demographic information such as your age, gender, postal code, education level, operating system, preferences, interests, favorites, and whether you are a personal or business user. If you choose not to register and provide this information, you can use most of Comparetheuni.com’s Web site. 

Children's Personal Information

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from users under the age of 13. If we are made aware that we have such personal information, we will take reasonable steps to delete that information.

System Configuration Information

Comparetheuni.com automatically collects on our server logs certain information about your computer hardware and software when you visit our Web site or use. This information may include such things as your IP address, cookie information, globally unique identifier, system, operating system, a description of any Comparetheuni.com products connected and how such products are used, browser type, domain names, access times, service provider and referring Web site addresses.

Web Site Usage Information

Comparetheuni.com and its third party service providers track non-personally identifiable information about how you use our website through cookies, globally unique identifiers, Internet tags or web beacons in the aggregate, and track navigational data (log files, server logs, click stream). These allow us to track how you interact with Comparetheuni.com online, and, with your permission, we can tie this information to your personal information to help us tailor communication to you. We also collect information such as the URL of the Web site you previously visited, and when you use our Web site. Comparetheuni.com also keeps track of the pages you visit within our Web site and any transaction details (downloads, orders, requests, or referrals). You can set your browser to notify you when a cookie is sent or to refuse or delete cookies altogether, but certain features of our Web site might not work.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

Personal Information

With your express permission, Comparetheuni.com collects, integrates, and uses your personal information to help enhance and personalise your use of our Web site, products and services. This will enable the following: (1) you to quickly find software, services or information on www.comparetheuni.com, (2) Comparetheuni.com to create Web site content and other services most relevant or customised to you, (3) for you to be alerted about product and Web site upgrades and updates, promotions, newsletters, upcoming events, programs and other new services from Comparetheuni.com; and (4) to invite you to participate in product and service surveys or programs. Comparetheuni.com uses this information to communicate with you either via the Internet, e-mail, mail or telephone only after you give your express permission for such communication. 

We also use anonymous and aggregated data to create statistics and reports for various business purposes. We may aggregate anonymous data and share the anonymous data with our co-marketing partners in order to offer all our customers potentially desirable products and services as well as to improve our content and services.

E-Mail Messaging

Comparetheuni.com will periodically send our registered users e-mail messages about our products and services. When sending you e-mail, we may use an image called a single pixel GIF that allows us to format messages tailored to your computer’s capabilities. We also use this technology to determine, in the aggregate, how many people open our e-mails. When you initiate a response by clicking on a link within an e-mail, you are redirected onto the Internet. We then record your individual response to help us deliver information that is more relevant to your interests.

Disclosure of Information

Comparetheuni.com keeps your personally identifiable information confidential. We do not disclose it to third parties or others that do not have a need to know such information except under certain circumstances. Set forth below are additional circumstances where Comparetheuni.com may share your personal information:

  • Certain of our employees, independent contractors and service providers may have access to your personally 
  • Our affiliates, subsidiaries and third party service providers as we deem appropriate.
  • We may disclose your personally identifiable information to another business entity should we plan to merge with or be acquired by that business entity; or to any organisation involved in a merger, transfer, or sale of our assets or business.
  • Before we disclose your personally identifiable data for other reasons, we will first obtain your consent, for example via e-mail, click-through, an online opportunity to opt-out, or otherwise.
  • If you post any information in public areas of our Web site, such as forums and message boards, it will be available to the public and we may reuse and republish such information at our discretion and in accordance with our Terms and Conditions.
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Comparetheuni.com, including its Web sites.
  • We may also share your personally identifiable information to respond to law enforcement requests, court orders or other legal processes or if we believe that such disclosure is necessary to investigate, prevent or respond to illegal activities, fraud, physical threats to you or others, national security threats or as otherwise required by any applicable law or regulation.

In the event that we disclose your personally identifiable information as set out above, we will require third party organisations that have access to your personally identifiable information to protect and maintain your personally identifiable information in compliance with the terms and conditions of this Statement.

Prohibited Disclosures

Except as set forth above, Comparetheuni.com will not disclose your personally identifiable information to any third party, including advertisers, without your explicit consent. In addition, Comparetheuni.com will not share, trade, rent, or otherwise disclose your personal information, Comparetheuni.com e-mail list or address list to third parties for their promotional purposes.

CONTROL & REVIEW OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

When you register, Comparetheuni.com offers choices for the collection, use and sharing of personal information. In addition, you may also stop the delivery of future communications including newsletters, special offers and updates from Comparetheuni.com by unsubscribing at any time. For instance, each email you receive contains instructions explaining how to stop receiving such e-mails. You may also contact us using any of the vehicles listed below to opt-out.

PROTECTION OF INFORMATION

Comparetheuni.com is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use, or disclosure. For example, we store personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access. These systems are located in controlled facilities. 

If you have questions or complaints regarding this Statement, you should first contact us at privacy@comparetheuni.com withany questions or concerns. All customer complaints will be formally reviewed by Comparetheuni.com. 

CHANGES TO THIS STATEMENT

Comparetheuni.com will occasionally update this Statement. When Comparetheuni.com posts changes to this Statement, you will see the word "updated" next to the Statement link on the front page of www.comparetheuni.com. If there are material changes to this Statement or in how Comparetheuni.com will use your personal information, Comparetheuni.com will prominently post such changes prior to implementing the change. In any case we will not make any changes that are less protective of your personal information collected in the past without your consent.

Comparetheuni.com encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Comparetheuni.com is protecting your information

Thank you for your interest in Comparetheuni.com and our services.

 

Comparetheuni.com Privacy Officer:

privacy@comparetheuni.com