Macat takes privacy seriously, and wants to ensure that all our website visitors are aware of how we will use information that we collect about you. To do so, we provide this Privacy and Cookies Policy which describes the information that we collect about you and how we use that information. This policy applies to information that we collect online through macat.com (our "site") and your use of any services that we provide to you.

In this Privacy Policy, "we", "us" or "our" refers to [Macat International Limited], who control all information collected through this site. If you have any questions about information that we hold about you, you can contact us at: Address: Coda Studios, 189 Munster Road, London, SW6 6AW

Email: solutions@macat.com

By using the site or providing your personal data to us, you are agreeing that we may collect and use your personal data in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

 

What data do we collect?

It is important that you understand what data we collect from you. This policy explains the data that we collect and use, which we collect when you are visiting the site, when you sign up to services that we provide, sign-up for email updates, participate in public forums, or when you otherwise provide your information to us.

The data that we collect includes your:

  • name;
  • email address;
  • credit or debit card number and expiry date or details of any other payment method your user name and password;
  • courses that you are studying or have studied and information regarding the relevant location/institution where you are studying or have studied;
  • the Internet protocol ("IP") address used to connect your computer to the Internet;
  • your computer and connection information such as your browser type and version, your operating system and platform;
  • your cookie number;
  • the full Uniform Resource Locators ("URL") clickstream, to and from our site (including date and time);
  • navigational information about where you go on our site.
  • we may collect your personal data if you:
  • use or browse the site;
  • register with us on our site;
  • sign up to receive updates from us;
  • participate in public forums that we offer;
  • communicate with us either through our site or via email; and
  • if you respond to any surveys that are operated by us.

 

How we use your data

We will only use your data for specific purposes, which are:

  • to understand and analyse how you and others use the site and any services that we provide;
  • to communicate with you;
  • customise your experience of the site and any services that we provide to you;
  • to provide any services to you that you have signed up for;
  • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our site, including public forums;
  • improve our site and any services that we provide, and to develop new services;
  • provided that you have opted-in, notify you about offers or products, services or information that may be of interest to you;
  • if you have consented, contact you about surveys;
  • enforce our legal rights;
  • comply with any legal requirements that we are subject to; and
  • detect and investigate fraud and other illegal activities and potential breaches of the terms and conditions that apply to use of the site and/or services that we provide.

We may sometimes combine the data you provided us with data that we have lawfully obtained from other third party sources and use it for the above purposes. We will not sell or rent your data to any third party without your express consent.

 

Who we share your data with

The protection of your data is important to us. We may share your data with carefully selected and trusted third parties, including other companies in the Macat group and providers of services to us.

We may share your data with law enforcement agencies and/or third parties if we are required, or we genuinely believe that we are required, to do so by law.

Your data may be transferred to another company in the event we sell all or part of our business.

We take all reasonable steps to ensure that third parties to which we share your data with agree to process that data only in ways that we permit them to and a way that complies with the law.

 

Where your data may go

Your data may be transferred outside of the European Economic Area ("EEA") to countries which may not have equivalent protections for your personal data as the country where you live. If we transfer your data outside the EEA, we do our best to ensure that your data protection rights and freedoms are adequately protected.

 

How to find out what data we have

If you make a written request to us, we will provide you with information about the data that we hold about you. There may be a minimal fee for this. If you wish to make such a request, please send your request by either post or email to:

Address: Coda Studios, 189 Munster Road, London, SW6 6AW

Email: solutions@macat.com

 

Links to other sites

Our site may contain links to other sites which are not be governed by this policy. Please review the privacy policies of those other sites for further information.

 

Cookies

Like many websites, our site uses cookies, which are small text files that are stored on your device. The information that we collect by using cookies allows us to understand and improve our site. Using cookies allows us to obtain information such as which parts of our site are visited the most and any issues that visitors may experience on the site. We use this information to improve your experience of the site, resolve any issues with the site and to deliver more useful features and information to you. Some of the cookies we use are to enable you to use certain features of our site. Also cookies can tell us whether you have used your device to visit our site in the past.

We use the following types of cookies:

  • Essential Cookies: These are cookies that are required to provide you with features or services that you have requested. For example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site or use a shopping cart style purchase system
  • Analytical Cookies: These cookies allow us to understand how visitors use our site. This includes information about the number of visitors to the site, what pages visitors view on our site and how long visitors are viewing pages on the site;
  • Third Party Cookies: These are cookies placed by a third party on your device, and this may provide information to those third parties about browsing habits that may help identify if certain services that such third parties provide are being used and to serve advertisements that are relevant to you. We do not have control or access to such cookies.
  • The types of cookies described above may be "session cookies" which are temporary cookies that are only stored on your device while you are visiting our site or "persistent cookies" which are cookies that are stored on your device for a period of time after you leave our site.
  • To find our more information about cookies, including information about how to manage and delete cookies, please visit https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/ or http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.
  • To explore what cookie setting are available to you, look in the "preferences" or "options" section of your browser's menu.
  • If you continue to use our site, you consent to our use of cookies as described above.

 

Change to this privacy policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect any changes we make to the way we collect, use or disclose data and any changes to the services we provide or the site. It is important to us that you are kept informed, so if this Privacy Policy is changed we will place a notice on our site. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will apply from the point they are notified on our website.