Bright World Education Limited is dedicated to safeguarding and preserving your privacy when visiting our site or communicating electronically with us.
We do update this Policy from time to time so please do return and review this Policy regularly.
[For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2016, our data controller is James Foster]
In operating our website we may collect and process the following data about you:
We may on occasion gather information regarding your computer whilst you are on our website. This enables us to improve our services and to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website to our advertisers where appropriate.
Such information will not identify you personally it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever.
Similarly to the above, we may gather information about your general internet use by using a cookie file. Where used, these cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer as cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our website and the service that we provide to you.
All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our website.
Bright World also uses 3rd party vendor re-marketing tracking cookies, including the Google Adwords tracking cookie. This means we will continue to show ads to you across the internet, specifically on the Google Content Network (GCN). As always we respect your privacy and are not collecting any identifiable information through the use of Google’s or any other 3rd party remarketing system.
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:
Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers. Details relating to any transactions entered into on our site will be encrypted to ensure its safety.
The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
Where applicable, we may disclose your personal information to any member of our group. This includes, where applicable, Bright World Education Ltd or Bright World Guardianships Ltd.
We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:
If you are applying as a host family the information Bright World Guardianships Ltd collects will be used to create a host family profile and will only be shared with relevant parties in relation to hosting students.
In processing your application and as part of our Safer Recruitment policy we will need to share your information with a third party agency called uCheckwho we use to undertake a DBS check as an essential part of our screening process. The information uCheck gather is also handled in accordance with the data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Act 2016.
As part of our accreditation process we need to share contact details with AEGIS head office and lead and supporting inspectors. We permit them to process your data only for specified purposes and in accordance with GDPR.
Where your data is shared with AEGIS head office and lead and supporting inspectors, we will seek to share the minimum amount necessary.
We work with a web developer James Home at James Home Corporate Services who hosts our website where enquiry and application forms are generated. He follows strict GDPR guidance on data protection and has his own policy.
You might find links to third party websites on our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.
The Data Protection Act 1998 and General Data Protection Regulation 2016 gives you the right to:
If you would like to exercise any of these rights please contact us using the details below.
Bright World Guardianships Ltd
Forge House, 105 High Street
Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex