Privacy Policy

Languages Abroad has developed this document in order to exhibit our obligation to protect the ongoing privacy and security of all individuals’ personal information that use this website.

This policy outlines what type of personal information we gather, how it will be used, and the ongoing steps we take to ensure personal information is handled properly. The following discourse shapes our information gathering and dissemination practices for 

Definition of Personal Information Includes "Information about a particular individual that is verified in any form including, without restricting the generality of the preceding:

A.   Any provided information in relation to race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age or marital status of the individual in question.

B.   Any provided information in relation to the education or the medical, criminal or employment history of the individual or information in relation to financial transactions in which the individual in question has been involved.

C.  Any provided information on the address, fingerprints or blood type of the individual in question.

D.  Any personal opinions or views of the individual in question.

E.   Any Correspondence between the individual and government institution that is of private or confidential nature and/or ongoing communication that would reveal the contents of the original correspondence.

F.   Any information pertaining to personal views or opinions of another individual about the individual in the question.

G.  Any views or opinions of the individual about an award or a prize to be made to the individual by Languages Abroad.

H.  The name of the individual and any other personal information relating to the individual disclosed by the individual through Languages Abroad online registration and contact forms. 

However; for the purposes of sections 7, 8 and 26, and section 19 of the Access to Information Act, the definition of personal information does not include:

J.    Any information or data about an individual who is or was in the past an officer or government employee that directly relates to the position or tasks of the individual including:

i.        The fact that the individual is or was in the past an officer or government employee.

ii.        The title, business address and telephone number of the individual while working as an officer or government employee.

iii.        The classification, salary range and the ongoing responsibilities of the position(s) held by the individual.

iv.        The personal opinions or views of the individual provided throughout the course of employment as an officer or government employee.

K.   Any provided information about an individual who is or was in the past providing contractual services/tasks for a government institution that may relate to the services/tasks rendered, including but not limited to the terms of the contract, the name of the individual and the opinions or views of the individual as provided throughout the course of the outlined contract.

L.   Any provided information in relation to any discretionary financial benefit, which includes the release of a license or permit, conferred on an individual, including the presumable details of the benefit.

M.  Information about an individual who has been deceased for longer than 5 years.

Languages Abroad collects the following personal information: Languages Abroad may ask you for your full name, date of birth, gender, nationality, citizenship, relevant passport information, mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, email address, medical history, legal guardian information (only relevant for minors), education history, and credit card information.

Your credit card information is not retained in any database by Languages Abroad.  It is simply used as a means for deposit and course payment.

Languages Abroad does not, under any circumstance, store or use the Internet Protocol ("IP") addresses of visitors to our website for marketing purposes.  We may, however, store IP addresses for the purpose of creating statistical and analytical reports.

Cookies may be used by the website to uphold the security of your personal information when you register with Languages Abroad online. Upon arrival at our website domain, all visitors have the ability to accept or decline cookies as they please. All web browsers include a feature called "cookies", which collect and store small amounts of data on your computer about your previous visit to websites. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Subsequently, you can clear these cookies, along with your browser history at any time.

 Languages Abroad collects and stores all personal information as gathered in the following ways:

  • Online Registration form(s)
  • Contact forms(s)
  • e-Newsletter Subscription form(s)

Languages Abroad collects and stores all personal information for the following purposes:

  • Validating the identity of students and student representatives
  • Communicating and providing subsequent information about programs and courses including on-going activities, promotions and other relevant information

Links to Third Parties and Third Party Websites

This website contains links to third party websites. Languages Abroad does not take responsibility for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. We would encourage you to review and familiarize yourself with their Privacy Policies.

Privacy Policy Updates

We regularly review and evaluate our privacy practices in order to update our policy and reflect necessary changes. It is therefore in your best interest to check this web site on an on-going basis for information on our most up-to-date privacy practices. We will notify newsletter subscribers via email through our monthly newsletter of subsequent alterations that are made.

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