terms and conditions

As part of the applications process, Global Education Service (GES) collects and processes personal data relating to you. GES is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations.
Data Controller
The Data Controller is Global Education Service, 55 Brearley Avenue, Milton Keynes, MK6 2UB.
If you would like information about how GES uses your personal data please contact info@globaleducationservice.co.uk
What information does GES collect?
Information held about you may include:
• Your name, contact information such as address, email address and telephone number, as well as your date of birth, country of domicile and your nationality, we also collect information about your passport and visa. • Information relating to your education and employment history, the high school(s), sixth form college(s) and other colleges or universities you have attended and places where you have worked, the courses you have completed, dates of study and examination results. • Information used to contact you or your next of kin in case of an emergency. • Information about your family or personal circumstances, and both academic and extracurricular interests, for example where this is relevant to the assessment of your suitability to receive a bursary. • Financial information collected for the purposes of administering fees and charges, loans, grants, studentships and financial support.
• your health and disabilities, to provide support and enable access to university services and to determine course suitability
• gender preference • previous criminal convictions, that may affect a university and visa application.
Why do we collect your data?
We collect and process your information to process and apply on your behalf to partner universities of GES, assess your suitability to attend one of our partners courses, and communicate with you about decisions on your application, and about preparing for and making it to university. We also have a duty to report to statutory authorities on data such as the qualifications our applicants enter university with. We may collect your personal data in a number of ways, for example:
• When you choose GES to apply on your behalf, a qualified GES UK student counsellor will request require documents as specified by our partner university applications guidelines • From third parties, for example from your previous or current school, sixth form college, university or employers who may provide a reference about you or who may sponsor your studies.

Who has access to data?
GES UK may share your data with a number of internal departments as part of the normal processing of your application. This may include:
• If you tell us about a disability, this information is shared with the Regional Managers or Director of Admissions.
• If you are an international applicant from a country that we hold events in we will share data with our Marketing team so they can invite you to additional events/activities during the enrolment period. • If you have applied for a place at a university partner, they will pass information onto their managed accommodation. we may share data about the status of your application with the accommodation services.
We will not normally disclose any other personal information about you to other external organisations without your consent unless it is in your vital interests to do so (for example an emergency situation).
 How does the GES protect data?
Global Study UK takes the security of your data seriously. It has internal policies and controls in place to ensure that your data is not lost, accidentally destroyed, misused or disclosed, and is not accessed except by our employees in the proper performance of their duties.
How long we will keep your data?
GES keeps personal data for as long as it is needed for the purpose for which it was originally collected.
 Whether providing personal data is a statutory or contractual requirement and the consequences for failing to provide the data We are processing your data as part of the contract we have with you.
 If you are unsatisfied with the way that Global Study UK has processed your personal data, or have any questions or concerns about your data please contact info@globaleducationservice.co.uk. We do our utmost to protect your privacy.