Privacy Policy

First things first – your privacy is important to us. That might be the kind of thing all these notices say. You place your trust in us by using Degree.lk and we value that trust. That means we’re committed to protect and safeguard any personal data you give us. We act towards the interest of listed institutes, registered students, other listed educational service providers and web site viewers and we are transparent about the processing of your personal data.

About the Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains when and why we collect information about you, how we use it, the conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secured.

We, Degree.lk, act as the ‘’controller’’ of the personal data you provided when registering yourself (as a student, educational service provider or as an educational Institute) through our website. But we have no control over your data once you have contacted either a student or an institute and therefore please check the privacy policies and terms and conditions of those institutes when you make an inquiry.

Degree.lk also acts as a “processor’’ on behalf of registered educational institutes, students and viewers using our platform. The registered educational institutes and educational service providers are using the Degree.lk platform to share the details about the educational programs and educational services available with them for the viewers and the registered students of this website while also following up the inquiries received via degree.lk.

What information do we collect?

You may navigate on our webpage without providing your personal data except for your IP-address and user agent string. IP-address and user agent string are stored for 24 months. 

However, if you wish to receive information pertaining to degree.lk, we will need your personal information and you don’t need to provide information to navigate on our webpage and access to the information provided by listed educational institutes and educational service providers.

Like most websites, we use cookies to enhance your experience, gather general visitor information, and track visits to our website. Please refer to the ‘do we use cookies?’ section below for information about cookies and how we use them.

You may be asked to enter your: Name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or educational information when you register as a student to provide you with a better service.

We collect information from you when you register on our site, subscribe to our newsletter, and respond to a survey or fill out a form provided through degree.lk.

You can be any years of age to use of our services at Degree.lk and plan your career to live a successful life.

 

What your information gathered by us are used for? 

Any of the information collected from you through our website and their usage is explained base on how, why and for what they are being collected.

  • Listed students’ and viewers’ information provided through your inquiries at degree.lk will be processed by the party from whom (degree.lk or the listed institutes) the viewer or the user had made the inquiry, in order to know about the information relevant to the inquiry.
  • Provided information by the user and the viewer while registering, making inquiries, or filling up forms related to surveys conducted through us will be used to personalize the experience of degree.lk and respond to your individual needs effectively and efficiently in a timely manner.
  • We process information about you when you send us e-mails directly and agree to our website cookie policies when you register or visit our website. We continuously strive to improve our website offers and services based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
  • To improve customer service: Your provided information helps degree.lk and listed institutes to respond effectively to your responses, customer service requests, reviews made to programs and support your experience throughout our service.
  • To send periodic emails.
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey, or other site feature to improve the website.
  • To send information and updates by degree.lk pertaining to your request, and in addition to occasional company news, updates, promotions, related product, or service information etc.

 

To know more about how your information will be processed or used by the listed institutes, please check the related institutes’ terms and conditions alone with their privacy policy. Degree.lk here by only connects the degree seekers with the listed institutes at degree.lk.

 

we will not be held responsible for information mentioned about institutes registered in our website and hence those who have listed will be held responsible for the information provided and made visible through us to the viewers and users of degree.lk since this platform only helps to meet up the degree seekers with the institutes listed and review the services offered by the institutes and educational service providers.

 And for more clarifications of data the date on which the information had been updated for the last time will be showed in the profile of every listed institute.

 

Delete or withdraw your data

Listed institutes may opt-out or delete their information at any time and also the viewers of the website, listed institutes , listed educational services providers and the degree seekers too can click on the unsubscribe button at the bottom of our emails if you do not wish to receive updates from us.  You will find our contact details under ‘’Contacting Us’’ and with that you can also send us an email and ask us not to send you all updates in the future.

All the registered institutes of Degree.lk can also withdraw their profiles at any time from degree.lk.

Request access to your data

The users may at any time request access to the information we process about viewers and listed students by contacting us via an e-mail. Users may also request to have the information corrected. Furthermore, users may request restrictions of processing personal data or object to the processing in accordance with relevant legislation. Our contact info is stated under ‘’Contacting Us’’.

How do we protect your information? 

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you submit a request or enter, submit, or access your personal information. 

These security measures include: Hashed/salted password protection, regular software updates, backups, firewalls, best-practice database communication, role-based system access and more. We also use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology to ensure that your information is fully encrypted and sent across the Internet securely.

 

How long do we keep your information?

Personal data of viewers will not be stored longer than necessary for the purposes for which the personal data is processed, with a maximum of 24 months. Please note that personal data may be stored for longer periods if required by applicable law or necessary to resolve disputes or to enforce our agreements.

Information that we use for marketing purposes will be kept with us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive this information from Degree.lk and you do not wish to share the information furthermore.

 

Do we use cookies? 

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables our system to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to compile aggregate data about site traffic and to personalize your experience. Your consent will be required to use the cookies when you enter our website by clicking the ‘’I agree’’ button. You may withdraw your consent at any time by altering your browser settings, by logging in to My Account, or by phone or an e-mail.

You may continue to use our service without accepting cookies, but please note that this may affect the functionality of our website negatively.

Cookies might also be set by trusted sub processors. Please refer to the “Sub processors” section below for information about which sub processors that are used.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties? 

We work closely with our trusted third parties, i.e. the listed institutes and educational service providers at degree.lk, to provide you with correct and updated information about educational programs, offers and their services. When you request information from one of our trusted third parties, the relevant supplier will receive your name and e-mail address and use your details to provide you with information about educational offers and upgrades in educational service, and any other information that you have requested from them or us during surveys, inquiries , at time of registering yourself at degree.lk or through any other ways while interacting with degree.lk.

The information may also be used to send additional newsletters and e-mails, provided you have opted in to receive such information from degree.lk or any other listed institute or educational service providers at Degree.lk.

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to other third parties not listed at degree.lk your personally identifiable information. However, we may release your information when we believe release is necessary to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety. Furthermore, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

 

What are your rights?

If the viewers or the users are not satisfied with our response or believe we are not processing your personal data in accordance with the relevant legislation, policy, terms and conditions provided herewith, you may contact us through an email.

The users have the authority to edit and restrict the information they wish to and already shared with degree.lk.

 

The information which are made compulsory with star marks when feeding the information to the profiles will have to be filled up properly since they are required to maintain the quality and the flow of degree.lk accordance with our intended brand image.

 

Sub-processors

Degree.lk AS relies on a handful of third party suppliers who assist in the service we offer to you as a user. Some of these suppliers process your personal data to be able to execute the service they offer through us.


Google Analytics: Analyzes web traffic and usage of websites.
Google Ad Manager: Advertising service for showing banner ads.
Google Tag Manager: Helps us adding Google Ad Manager tags.

Degree.lk may use even few more sub-processors other than the ones mentioned here to provide a better service efficiently and effectively to both viewers, and users.

 For more information, please see each sub processor’s privacy policy.

Third Party Links 

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies and terms and conditions. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. But we ensure that these sites are highly relevant to the core operation of Degree.lk.Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Online Privacy Policy Only 

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

 

Changes to our Privacy Policy 

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this web page which is Degree.lk, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change. 

 

Terms and Conditions 

Please also visit our Terms and Conditions section establishing the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.

Contacting Us 

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy or the processing of personal data, you may contact us using the information below.

Sternberg

Degree.lk

No 249/A,

Weerasekara Mawatha

Pepiliyana

Boralesgamuwa

 

E-mail – hello@degree.lk

Telephone – 0094 766 570 928

This policy was last modified modified on 01st of January 2021.

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