Privacy Policy


ABOUT THIS PRIVACY POLICY​
 

This privacy policy outlines how we at Athletes to America collect, use and disclose any personal information that you provide to us when using this website. By using our website you are consenting to the collection and use of information in accordance with this privacy policy.

 

Athletes to America is committed to safeguarding your data and privacy. Any personal information we collect will be protected in accordance with this privacy statement.

YOUR RIGHTS

 

We work in line with GDPR regulations which allows you the following rights in relation to the data that we hold on you:

  1. The right to request copies of your personal data. 

  2. The right to have your data corrected if it is inaccurate. 

  3. The right to request that we delete your personal data from our systems. (unless there is a lawful reason as to why we must keep the information on record). 

  4. The right to stop us from using your Data or limit the way in which we can use it. 

  5. The right to data portability. You can request that we move, copy or transfer your data. 

  6. The right to make a complaint to the DPA if you have any concerns about the way in which your data has been handled.

If you have any questions in regards to your rights please contact us at info@athletestoamerica.com.

 

CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

 

Athletes to America reserves the right to change this privacy policy to work in line with any changes in the law. We recommend that you periodically review this policy to check for any updates or changes.

Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective from the date in which they are posted on this page.

This policy was last updated on 02/04/2021.

Please contact info@athletestoamerica.com if you have any specific questions in relation to this privacy notice.

WHAT SORT OF DATA WE MIGHT COLLECT

 

We may collect the following information:

  • First and last name.

  • Date of birth.

  • Gender.

  • Nationality/demographic.

  • Email address.

  • Phone number.

  • Details of athletic background and athletic clubs.

  • Details of academic background and qualifications.

  • Information submitted by the user in all message fields.

  • Parent/Guardian contact information. 

 

HOW WE COLLECT DATA

 

We may collect data in the following ways: 

  • Enquires/information submitted by you via our website through the online contact form.

  • Applications/information submitted by you via our website through the online application form.

  • Information received by you via our website.

  • Information received by you via email.

  • We may also receive information via third parties if you’ve given them permission to share your personal information.

 

WHY WE COLLECT DATA

 

We collect specific personal data to effectively provide you with the best service. It is vital that we receive this information to fully understand your needs, and to be able to assess your suitability for our services. 

We may also use the information for:

  • Internal record keeping.

  • To answer your question or enquiry submitted through our website.

  • To answer your question or enquiry sent via email.

  • Service your application request.

DISTRIBUTION OF DATA

 

We do not sell, exchange, transfer, or give your personal information to third parties without your consent.

 

We only share your information with the staff members on our database of college coaches that we work with to service you. They have access to your personal information to assess your suitability for a scholarship. They are not obligated to disclose or use it for any other purpose. 

 

DATA RETENTION

 

Unless there is a longer retention period permitted by law, we only hold your data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy policy or until you request that the data be deleted. 

HOW WE PROTECT YOUR DATA

In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure of your personal data, we have appropriate technical and organisational safeguarding procedures in place. This allows us to protect and secure your personal data against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage.

 

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

 

This website may provide links to other websites which are not operated by us. We are not responsible for the content of these websites and this privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. We advise that you read the privacy policy of any other site that you visit.

COOKIES

 

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s browser. They track and store the user’s activities which allows the web application to analyse web traffic and to respond to the user as an individual.

 

What Cookies do we use?

Athletes to America uses Google Analytics to track user interaction. We use this data so that our website users can be provided with the best service. Google Analytics tracks geographical location, device, internet browser and operating system, none of this information identifies you personally. It also records your computer’s IP address which can be used to personally identify you but Google does not allow us to access this.

Why do we do this?

  • To provide a great experience for visitors and customers.

  • To monitor and analyse the performance, operation and effectiveness of our platform.

  • To ensure our platform is secure and safe to use.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can instruct your browser in your browser settings, to refuse all cookies. This, however, may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.