MedSchoolGenie Ltd ('we', 'us') is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
Any information that you give will be held in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (collectively, the 'Data Protection Laws').
For the purpose of Data Protection Laws, the Data Controller is MedSchoolGenie Ltd.
What information we collect from you
Information collected may include:
Information that you fill out in enquiry forms on our website: This may include information supplied to register for our services, subscribing to a component of our services, or using or accessing our services. Details collected may include your name, email address, and information about your university application etc. We only use this information to respond to your queries and to provide you with services requested.
Details of your visits to our site: This may include web traffic data, location data, server logs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or other purposes. See our Cookies overview for more details about the webserver tracks some information related to your usage of this website.
IP addresses: This may include information about your computer such as your operating system, browser type, IP address. This is collected for system administration and to help us improve website performance. This data cannot does not identify individuals, as it indicates actions based on IP address and browsing patterns only.
Email correspondence: If you contact us by email, we keep a record of this correspondence on our email system.
How we use this information
Collected information about you can be used for the following purposes:
in our day-to-day work of providing MedSchoolGenie services
to send you our newsletter, if you have requested it
to respond to any queries you may have
Should you ask for your data to be erased, we will respond according to GDPR guidelines.
Where we store your personal data
All information about you (see above: 'What information we collect from you') is stored on our servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology, and processed by an external payment processor (Stripe, PayPal or other).
Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password that enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. To protect the confidentiality and integrity of your data, you must not share this password with anyone.
Unfortunately, information transmitted and managed over the internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures to try to prevent unauthorised access.
Disclosure of your information
We may disclose your personal information to members of our company where appropriate.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes and we will collect express consent from you if legally required prior to using your personal data for marketing purposes.
Our website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies. Please check privacy policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Under GDPR you have a number of important rights. For an overview of GDPR principles and summary of your individual rights, see the ICO Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
About cookies used by our website
Cookies are small data files placed on your computer by the webserver.
Cookies are used primarily to identify the device that you use when interacting with our webserver, so that it knows which areas of a website have been visited by your device, remembers your preference settings, and can respond appropriately to your further actions on the website.
We use Google AdSense to include some ads on our website, and these ads are managed via cookies as described here:
Google's use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve you ads based on your visits to this website and/or other sites on the Internet.
You can opt out of personalised advertising managed by Google by visiting myadcenter.google.com
Please see also our Cookies policy for more details about cookies and your options to reject or accept cookies on our website.