WHITE NORTH EDUTECH INC. cob EDKOSMOS (“EDKOSMOS” also referred to as “we”, “us” or “our”) is very concerned about protecting your privacy. Any personal data collected from you is used to enhance or fulfill your request.
EDKOSMOS may request or collect personal information from online users in a variety of ways, including through online forms for providing you with information about the educational, vocational, and non-vocational programs (each a “Program”) offered by the educational institutions (each an “Educational Institution”) which advertise on EDKOSMOS.COM, and other instances where users are invited to volunteer such information. The information we collect that identifies you personally includes (collectively the “Customer Information”):
- Your name
- E-mail address
- Postal address
- Your age, educational background, and work history
- Financial Information
- Telephone and facsimile numbers
- IP Address
The personal information you supply will be used to respond to inquiries, supply you with requested information on programs, or to communicate with you regarding promotional materials. To the extent that you express an interest in one or more Programs, your personal information may be shared with an Educational Institution. Authorized third parties may be utilized by EDKOSMOS to collect, track, and process such information.
Customer Information, including but not limited to information regarding the way you use this Website, that may be collected by EDKOSMOS will not be processed or disclosed by EDKOSMOS except as permitted by these terms and conditions. By being a user of this Website, you agree that EDKOSMOS may share with other parties Aggregate Information, Individual Information and Locator Information gathered by EDKOSMOS during your continuing use of this site. “Aggregate Information” is information that describes the habits, usage patterns and/or demographics of users as a group but does not describe or reveal the identity of any particular user. “Individual Information” is information about a user that is presented in a form indistinguishable from information relating to other users but not in a form that personally identifies any user or enables the recipient to communicate directly with any user. “Locator Information” consists of a user’s name, e-mail address, physical address and/or other data about the user that enables the recipient to personally identify the user. If you do not wish EDKOSMOS to use your Locator Information, do not wish to receive any special offers or communications from EDKOSMOS on behalf of Educational Institutions, or directly from EDKOSMOS or its affiliates, or wish to confirm that your Locator Information has been accurately recorded or correct such information, you should e-mail EDKOSMOS at the address set forth BELOW. (Note that your election not to receive any such promotional information will not affect your receipt of offers or communications that were processed prior to your election.) Aggregate, Individual and Locator Information will be processed and stored by EDKOSMOS in Canada.
Except as set forth below in connection with the inquiry about programs offered by various educational institutions, EDKOSMOS will not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, license, sell or redistribute any of your personal profile information. Customer comments or testimonials will not be used without written consent. Customers have direct online access to review, update, correct or discontinue their personal profiles at any time.
(a) When you inquire about Programs through EDKOSMOS, we provide personal information about you to the Educational Institutions or other involved third party to process your inquiries. We also use information you provide during registration or as part of the inquiry process to customize the content of our Website to meet your specific needs and to make improvements to EDKOSMOS.
(b) As a user of the Website you will occasionally receive updates from us about Programs, special offers, new EDKOSMOS services and noteworthy news. We hope you will find these updates interesting and informative. You may also receive e-mail messages from Educational Institutions or third-party vendors with whom EDKOSMOS has established an alliance. If you would rather not receive them, please send an e-mail message to EDKOSMOS with the subject “No e-mail” or “UNSUBSCRIBE”.
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- Where strictly necessary
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the Website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Website. Without these cookies, the Website will not function in a useful and meaningful way. These cookies do not gather Personal Information which will be used for marketing or similar kinds of tracking.
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a Website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. They also allow us to record and count the number of visitors to the Website, all of which enables us to see how visitors use the Website in order to improve the way that our Website works. These cookies generally do not collect Personal Information, as all the information these cookies collect is used to improve how our Website works.
These cookies allow the Website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced features. For instance, a Website may be able to remember your log in details, so that you do not have to repeatedly sign in to your account when using a particular device to access the Website. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, font and other parts of web pages that you can customize. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing or commenting on content on the Website.