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Privacy Policy
 

Privacy Policy

At PCC Education Corporation, we respect your privacy and are committed to protecting the personal information you share with us. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, and protect your information in connection with your participation in our cultural exchange programs and the use of our website.

Information We Collect

We may collect the following types of personal information:

  1. Personal Identification Information: Name, date of birth, contact information and parent's information (email address, phone number, mailing address, parent's consent), passport details.

  2. Educational Information: School name, current Principal, Teacher name or Vice Principal recommendation.

  3. Payment Information: Bank details or payment methods used for fee transactions.

  4. Media and Materials: Essays, interviews, photographs taken during the trip/event.

How We Use Your Information

The information we collect is used for the following purposes:

  1. Program Administration: To manage applications, coordinate travel and event logistics, and communicate with participants.

  2. Legal and Compliance: To comply with legal requirements, such as obtaining consent and waivers, and to enforce our terms and conditions.

Sharing Your Information

We may share your personal information with the following entities:

  1. Educational Institutions: Schools and coordinators involved in our cultural exchange programs.

  2. Service Providers: Third-party service providers who assist us in managing the program (e.g., travel agencies, visa service providers).

  3. Legal Entities: When required by law, regulation, or legal process.

Data Security

We are committed to ensuring the security of your personal information. We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your data against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.

Retention of Your Information

We retain personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, including any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

Your Rights

You have the right to:

  1. Access Your Information: Request access to your personal data we hold.

  2. Rectify Your Information: Request correction of any incorrect or incomplete data.

  3. Erase Your Information: Request deletion of your personal data, subject to legal obligations.

  4. Restrict Processing: Request restriction of processing your personal data under certain circumstances.

  5. Object to Processing: Object to processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes.

  6. Data Portability: Request transfer of your personal data to another party.

Consent

By participating in our cultural exchange programs, you consent to the collection, use, and sharing of your personal information as described in this Privacy Policy. If you are under age 18, consent must also be provided by your parents or guardians.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on our website. Changes are effective immediately upon posting.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or how we handle your personal information, please contact us at:

PCC Education Corporation
Email: contact@pccedu.org
Address: 1290 24th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122

By using our website and participating in our programs, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to this Privacy Policy.

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