Privacy Policy

INTRODUCTION:

Oakridge International School, with just a decade of presence, has garnered a strong repertoire to become one of the best international schools in the country. The prestigious international school was started with a mission to build a community of leaders, over a foundation of shared beliefs, values and ethos.

Oakridge is dedicated to nurturing responsive and motivated students through a dynamic and success oriented education program. The program empowers students to gain an indigenous as well as global perspective on various aspects. With its world-class schools in Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Visakhapatnam, and Chandigarh – Oakridge is regarded as one of India’s top International schools with its high standards of teaching methodology, technology collaboration, and global culture in every aspect of learning.

INFORMATION COLLECTED

OAKRIDGE collects personally-identifiable information when user (student/parent/guardian etc) visits our website for enquiry, registration, request for abstracts and publications, sign up for newsletters, participate in surveys, bulletin boards and discussion forums, etc. The personally-identifiable information collected may consist of a unique access ID and contact information such as names, mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, telephone and fax numbers.

USE OF INFORMATION:

On furnishing the personal identifiable information by the Users OAKRIDGE allows the user to access the site and data/information embedded in the site. Personal identifiable information includes name, address, email ID, phone number, school interested in and your child’s name. OAKRIDGE uses personally-identifiable information to correspond with you. The intention behind gathering the personally identifiable information is to contact you and help with the information you require. In the event of user doesn’t want to allow, continue the use of information by the Oakridge the user may ask us and we will respect your wishes. OAKRIDGE uses personally-identifiable information collected from cookies and IP addresses as described below.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES, EXTERNAL LINKS

The Oakridge website contains links to third-party websites. We request user discretion in accessing the links, contents therein. Oakridge not takes any responsibility of whatsoever nature as to the content of third party sites and safety/security of information furnished to such third parties. We strongly recommend, encourage you/user to review and understand the terms and conditions including the privacy policies of these websites before providing any information to them.

COOKIES AND IP ADDRESSES

Cookies are small data files that certain websites write to the user’s hard drive when a site is visited. The Site uses cookies to facilitate better services. By accepting our cookie, your details are stored and a registered user is permitted access to certain pages of our Site without having to log on each time. OAKRIDGE recommends in this case that you secure the access of your computer in order to avoid usage of the Site by unauthorized persons with your personal login and password. OAKRIDGE also logs IP addresses, or the location of a computer on the Internet, to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer the Site and for security reasons.

We sometimes collect anonymous information from visitors to our sites to help us provide better service. For example, we keep track of the domains from which people visit and we also measure visitor activity on Oakridge websites, but we do so in ways that keep the information anonymous. The Oakridge or its affiliates or vendors may use this data to analyze trends and statistics and to help us provide better customer service. We maintain the highest levels of confidentiality for this information, our affiliates and vendors follow the same high levels of confidentiality. This anonymous information is used and analyzed only at an aggregate level to help us understand trends and patterns. None of this information is reviewed at an individual level. If you do not want your transaction details used in this manner, you can either disable your cookies or opt-out at the download or request page.

CONSENT

The Site provides links to Websites and access to content, products and services from third parties, including users, advertisers, affiliates and sponsors of the Site. You agree that OAKRIDGE is not responsible for the availability of, and content provided on, third party Websites. The User is requested to peruse the policies posted by other Websites regarding privacy and other topics before use. OAKRIDGE is not responsible for third party content accessible through the Site, including opinions, advice, statements and advertisements and User shall bear all risks associated with the use of such content. OAKRIDGE is not responsible for any loss or damage of any sort that a User may incur from dealing with any third party.

The documents and content, pictures on this site may contain or include any technical, typographical errors and does not guarantees the complete assurance, guaranty of the correctness and accuracy of the content and information. Oakridge may revise or change the Terms of Use at any time without notice to you. Changes are periodically added to the information herein.

In no event, OAKRIDGE or its subsidiaries or its licensor shall be held liable to any party for any direct or indirect, special or other consequential damages for any misuse of the site, information By using the Site, you consent to the collection, use and processing of your personally-identifiable information by us in the manner and for the uses described in this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. We reserve the right to make changes to these policies as appropriate, and will alert you to any changes made.

You may choose to give us personal information, such as your name and address or e-mail id that may be needed, for example, to correspond with you, to download our resources or to provide you with a subscription or avail of any promotions. If you tell us that you do not want us to use this information as a basis for further contact with you, we will respect your wishes. We intend to protect the quality and integrity of your personally identifiable information.

We will make a sincere effort to respond in a timely manner to your requests to correct inaccuracies in your personal information. To correct inaccuracies in your personal information please return the message containing the inaccuracies to the sender with details of the correction requested.

PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTION STATEMENT

All personal data collected from students and/or their parents/guardians in connection with their education at Oakridge International School (“School”) will be handled by our staff, kept confidential and used by the School, Nord Anglia Education Limited and/or our affiliates (“we” or “us”) for lawful and relevant purposes including but not limited to:

  • verification of a student’s academic and other information;
  • school administration and operation;
  • the organisation, administration and operation of extra-curricular expeditions and activities, including but not limited to making arrangements with third parties for relevant insurance cover, medical assistance, supervision and execution of activities;
  • sending communications to parents and students including newsletters and information about events and extra-curricular activities provided by the School or third-party providers;
  • statistical and research purposes;
  • other school related purposes; and
  • alumni activities.

We may disclose some of the data to third parties such as agencies (including governmental bodies), service providers (including insurance providers, security/medical service providers and third party activity/expedition organisers) and contractors appointed by us (whether within or outside the jurisdiction in which the personal data was collected) to undertake some of our academic, pastoral, extra-curricular and administrative functions. This includes transferring data between affiliates. We will not disclose any personal data to any external bodies or organisations unless:

  • such disclosure is expressly provided for under this Statement;
  • permitted to do so by the student or his/her parent/guardian; and/or
  • permitted or required by law.

Personal data may be stored in our or our affiliates’ database systems (which may be located within or outside the jurisdiction in which the personal data was collected) and online portals and will form part of the applicant’s official student records. It may also be stored in online student resources such as the global classroom.

Where such personal data is not required to be retained by law, such personal data may be destroyed within 24 months following rejection of the application or otherwise as required or permitted by law.

In the event that a student already has a sibling at the School, the records of such sibling will be updated according to the data provided on the new student’s enrolment form where relevant.
Failure to provide the requested data may affect the Students’ ability to participate in certain events, activities and expeditions arranged by the School.

All practicable steps will be taken to ensure that personal data held by us is accurate. We will take all practicable and reasonable steps to ensure security of the personal data and to avoid unauthorized or accidental access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, disposal, erasure or other use.

Students or their parents/guardians may have the right to access or correct personal data held by the School under applicable law. Requests for access and correction should be addressed in writing to the Principal (addressed to the School).

I give consent to use photographs of my ward in the magazines, flyers, prospectus, advertisement, social networking sites and other publications of the organization. I agree to present my ward at the required venues and times for the purposes. Also, I agree that these photographs will be the property of the organization and may be used by the school for the aforesaid purposes even after I withdraw my ward from the School.

The terms of NAE’s privacy policy can be found at www.nordangliaeducation.com.

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