When a user registers on our website with their personal information to build their profile as well as make applications, we collect the information in a database for record purposes from time to time. This information is further used to provide a customized experience for our users and make sure the user experience on our portal is used efficiently in the interest of the user itself. The personal details like identity proof, address proof and nationality proof, mark sheets and other related documents requested on our website for uploading or entering in a form based system is to ensure the fulfillment of our services.
In case you visit our website without registering, your details are not stored in our system. However, the moment you register yourself as a registered user, your identity is not anonymous anymore. We could use this data, for our internal research purposes in order to be able to make your user experience more enhanced.
The personal information entered on our official website including confidential credentials will be shared to external agencies for the purpose of transacting business. External agencies may include government agencies not limiting to visa authorities, business stakeholders, business partners, institutions, colleges and Universities or any other Recognizing Institution for the purpose of business.
We use your personal information to provide the services you request. To the extent we use your personal information to market to you, we will provide you the ability to opt-out of such uses. We use your personal information to resolve disputes; troubleshoot problems; help promote a safe service; collect money; measure consumer interest in our products and services, inform you about the upcoming offers and deals, products, services, and updates; customize your experience; detect and protect us against error, fraud and other criminal activity; enforce our terms and conditions; and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
In our efforts to continually improve our product and service offerings, we collect and analyze demographic and profile data about our users’ activity on our Website.
We BridgEd Global LLP, are headquartered at Riddhi Siddhi Heights, Goregaon West – Mumbai 400062; hereinafter referred to as BridgEd.
Periodically, we may reveal general statistical information about BridgEd & its users, such as number of visitors, number and type of services purchased, applications sent from BridgEd to particular institutions and so on.
We reserve the right to communicate your personal information to any third party that makes a legally-compliant request for its disclosure.
Personal Information means and includes all information that can be linked to a specific individual or to identify any individual, such as name, address, mailing address, telephone number, email ID, credit card number, cardholder name, card expiration date, information about your mobile phone, passport number, mark sheets, educational certificates, entrance test scores and any details that may have been voluntarily provided by the user in connection with availing any of the services on BridgEd.
When you browse through BridgEd, we may collect information regarding the domain and host from which you access the internet, the Internet Protocol [IP] address of the computer or Internet service provider [ISP] you are using, and anonymous site statistical data. We identify and use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Website. Your IP address is also used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information.
If you choose to purchase the services being offered on the Website, we collect information about your buying behavior.
If you transact with us, we collect some additional information, such as a billing address, a credit / debit card number and a credit / debit card expiration date and/ or other payment instrument details and tracking information from cheques or money orders.
If you choose to post messages on our message boards, chat rooms or other message areas or leave feedback, we will collect that information you provide to us. We retain this information as necessary to resolve disputes, provide customer support and troubleshoot problems as permitted by law.
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Website, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.
We collect personally identifiable information (email address, name, phone number, credit card / debit card / other payment instrument details, etc.) from you when you set up an account with us. While you can browse some sections of our Website without being a registered member, certain activities (such as making applications to institutions, communicating to institutions and so on) do require registration.
Use of Personal Information
We use personal information to provide you with services & products you explicitly requested for, to resolve disputes, troubleshoot concerns, help promote safe services, collect money, measure consumer interest in our services, inform you about offers, products, services, updates, customize your experience, detect & protect us against error, fraud and other criminal activity, enforce our terms and conditions, etc.
We also use your contact information to send you notifications on any promotional offers based on your previous applications made and matching interests. We do use your contact information to send you offers based on your previous orders and your interests.
We may occasionally ask you to complete optional online surveys. These surveys may ask you for contact information and demographic information (like zip code, age, gender, etc.). We use this data to customize your experience at BridgEd, providing you with content that we think you might be interested in and to display content according to your preferences.
A “cookie” is a small piece of information stored by a web server on a web browser so it can be later read back from that browser. BridgEd uses cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. No personal information will be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.
Links to Other Sites
Our site links to other websites that may collect personally identifiable information about you. BridgEd is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those linked websites. Users will have to exercise caution while navigating to other linked websites.
BridgEd has stringent security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Whenever you change or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. Once your information is in our possession we adhere to strict security guidelines, protecting it against unauthorized access.
By ticking the “I Agree” check box below, you confirm that you understand that you are registering via BridgEd’s Online Registration System to apply to specific institutions or universities or colleges and the payment relating to your Application fee and fee payment is directly between the institution(s) or university(s) or college(s) and yourself collected by BridgEd on behalf of the Institution. All aspects of your Application Registration relating to payment terms, refund, cancellation and transfer are as per the policies stipulated below. For the steps you need to take to make an application or register as a user, please check your welcome email or the ‘How to apply’ or ‘Steps to BridgEd’ tab on the online page. The online registration process allows you to check and amend errors before submitting your Application to the Institution or University or College. Please take out time to read and check your Application in detail before you submit the same to the respective Institution or College or University. Once the application has been submitted, it cannot be retrieved. In order to resubmit a revised application, the necessary steps will have to be repeated as prompted by the system along with the necessary payment.