Hola World respects the privacy of our online users and visitors to this website. This online Privacy Statement explains all the information we collect when you visit or otherwise look into our website, how we use it, and when we may share it.
Hola World Pvt. Ltd. provides our service users with the ability to investigate the process of becoming a student at institutions around the world, including information respecting visa applications and program information. This Online Privacy Statement narrates only our website activities. It does not include how we generally collect or use other information from you as a customer or applicant for our services.
In addition, our site may link to third-party services that we don’t control, including social media platforms. You should be aware that third-party sites have different privacy practices and may provide less security than our site. The option to access a Third Party Site is solely based on your preference.
It is to be noted that this Online Privacy Statement also applies regardless of how you may access the website. Once you are redirected to a Third Party Site, you are no longer accessed by this Online Privacy Statement.
Generally, we collect and receive certain information when
you access the website. What we obtain and how we obtain it, in part, depends on your activities while accessing the site. We collect personal (such as your name, address, or phone number) and non-personal information when you provide it to us. Please note it is not essential to submit personal information, except for the limited instances where you choose to connect with us and provide us with your personal information directly. We also collect personal information that you provide while filling the registration forms. You can also browse the site and review the content on the site without having to submit such information.
Hola World collects your details whenever you do any of the following and uses them as described below:
You are entitled to the following rights:
You may update, access and correct inaccuracies in your personal data in our data section. For this, log into your account, go to your account profile, and make the necessary changes.
When accessing the website, we automatically collect:
We do not control third parties' tracking technologies or how they may be used. Suppose you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content redirected through our website. In that case, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
We may also automatically collect non-personally-identifiable information about you when you access the website. The website may use some standard tracking methodologies like:
Information that we gather about you and your web browsing pattern is used to optimize your website experience. Among other reasons, we may utilize the information that you supply or that we collect when you visit the site to:
We may share the personally identifiable information you provide to us or receive from our business partners and service providers with our service providers. We do not authorize third parties to collect, disclose, or use this information except as required to perform services for us or comply with the law. These third parties are not permitted to use the information we provide to them to independently market to you unless you consent.
Hola World will only retain your data while it is needed to fulfil the intended purpose for which it was collected. Typically, personal data is maintained when you are engaged in the institutional program you applied to or for up to a year following our last contact with you. We may retain specific information as necessary for:
You are permitted to request an appeal that your data be removed from our databases and systems. Technically, it may not be possible to completely delete all your data due to certain constraints. However, we will take such steps as reasonable to securely destroy the information or ensure that the data is de‑identified and anonymized as necessary.
Hola World takes the protection of your information with due seriousness. We have incorporated reasonable administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect against unauthorized access, use, disclosure and modification of personal data in our database, including limiting access to our database to legitimate users and employing version tracking and device encryption. However, it is also your significant responsibility to maintain the security of the information you provide. For example, you should make sure that you have up-to-date anti-malware software installed on your device.
You should also understand that Hola World will never send you electronic communications (email or requests) to garner sensitive personal information. Similarly, it is also necessary that you should never send us your sensitive personal information through a non-secure email channel.
If you communicate with us electronically, you automatically consent for us (or our service providers) to respond to you via the same medium.
You are also in control of the data you share with Hola World, either directly or indirectly. Suppose you are uncomfortable with sharing your personally identifiable information with us. In that case, the easiest option is not to do so or come directly to our main office to submit it. However, it is to be understood that if you do not share such information with us, we may be unable to provide you with assistance on some of our services.
The services described on the site are referred for use by at least 13 years old students. If you are under the age of 13, you are not recommended to visit the website. We do not knowingly collect or keep personal information from children under the age of 13. Suppose you are under the age of 13 and are visiting or otherwise using the site. In that case, you are requested not to disclose or provide any personal information on the site.
If you live outside India, you must understand and agree that any information you provide us on the website will be passed on from the country of your residence or location when it was supplied to India. If you do not want your information transmitted to India, do not provide that information to us. By providing us with your particulars, you are transferring your data to India.