Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13 years of age and OnlineCareerGuidance does not knowingly collect information from any child under the age of 13 nor offer products, services or information targeted at children under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian and are aware that your child has provided us with Personal Data for which you did not consent, please contact us. If we need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your information and your country requires consent from a parent, we may require consent before we collect and use this information.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We collect personal information that you provide to us, prior to the purchase of our service. There are two categories of information we collect from you: Personal information, which includes your name, age, race, gender, location, contact information, subjects and grades, tertiary studies as well as opinions or aspirations and we use this information to process your request and provide information that is relevant to you at the specific stage of your development; and Usage Date; which is information we collect about your use of the site and is collected automatically and may include information such as your IP address, browser type, browser version, the pages you visit, the time and date as well as the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data and if you access the service through a mobile device, we may also collect certain information on the type of mobile device you use, the unique ID, the IP address as well as the operating system, the type of mobile Internet browser and other diagnostic data. Information collected from this website may also be used to determine demographic and usage patterns.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL FINANCIAL INFORMATION
We utilise a third party payment portal PAYFAST.com when you purchase our service, if applicable and use this information only in connection with your purchase. We collect this information so we can deliver the service to you and comply with our contractual obligation.
USE OF PERSONAL DATA
We may use Personal Data for the following purposes: to provide and maintain our service, including to monitor the usage of our website; to manage “Your Profile,” your registration as a user of the tool will provide you access to different functionality of the service; to contact you, by email and provide your career guidance report; to provide you with news, unless you have opted not to receive such information (optional); to manage your requests; for business transaction, we may use your information to evaluate or conduct a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution, or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation, or similar proceeding; for other purposes such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our service, products and your experience or any legal obligation or requirement.
USE OF DATA INFORMATION
We use common tracking tools such as cookies, web beacons or pixel tags and IP addresses to collect information about your use of the website. We use third-party analytics services, including Google Analytics, to analyse traffic and optimize performance. These tools are associated with standard internet protocols and are commonly implemented on web sites. The information we collect about your use of the Sites may be used to measure the sites’ traffic, help us to evaluate and improve the website functions. We may share this information with third parties, but only in an aggregate statistical form that includes no personally identifying information.
INFORMATION SECURITY AND STORAGE
The protection of your Personal Information is very important to us. To that end, we take reasonable steps to protect the Personal Information you share with us from unauthorized access or disclosure. However, you should know that no security measures are impenetrable and no company can fully eliminate security risks to its network. In addition, due to the inherent nature of the Internet as an open global communications vehicle, we cannot guarantee that information, during transmission through the Internet, will not be destroyed, hacked, hijacked, misdirected, stolen, modified or otherwise interfered with or misused. The transmission of information to or through the sites is at your own risk. We retain your Personal Information, including your Personally Identifying Information and Personal Financial Information for as long as we have a relationship with you.
If you are receiving emails or online communications from OnlineCareerGuidance, it is because you consented on our Sites that you were interested in “receiving news”. If at any point you no longer wish to receive this communication you may “unsubscribe.”