Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using any of our websites, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
QS may change this policy from time to time. Changes to our policy will be updated on our websites only. You should check our policy from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any modifications. This policy was last updated on 30 October 2013.
We may collect the following information:
All data collected by QS is stored in a one database environment, regardless of which of our websites you contacted us through.
In order to become a registered user, you must provide us the following information to create an account: first name, last name, email address and password. QS requests other information from you during the registration process (e.g. gender, location, subject of study) which may be used to provide better, more customized services and information for you. You acknowledge that this information is personal to you, and by creating an account on our websites, you allow others, including QS, to identify you and to allow to use your information in accordance with our User Agreement.
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Our websites may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the external site. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while external sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.