We, at 'Avocation Educational Services Private Limited' and our
affiliated companies worldwide, are committed to respecting your
online privacy and recognize your need for appropriate
protection and management of any personally identifiable
information ("Personal Information") you share with us.
"Personal Information" means any information that may be used to
identify an individual, including, but not limited to, a first
and last name, a home or other physical address and an email
address or other contact information, whether at work or at
home. In general, you can visit Avocation Educational Services
Private Limited's Web pages without telling us who you are or
revealing any Personal Information about yourself.
Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies
Some of our Web pages utilize "cookies" and other tracking
technologies. A "cookie" is a small text file that may be used,
for example, to collect information about Web site activity.
Some cookies and other technologies may serve to recall Personal
Information previously indicated by a Web user. Most browsers
allow you to control cookies, including whether or not to accept
them and how to remove them. You may set most browsers to notify
you if you receive a cookie, or you may choose to block cookies
with your browser, but please note that if you choose to erase
or block your cookies, you will need to re-enter your original
user ID and password to gain access to certain parts of the Web
site and some sections of the site would not work. Tracking
technologies may record information such as Internet domain and
host names; Internet protocol (IP) addresses; browser software
and operating system types; clickstream patterns; and dates and
tracking technologies allows us to improve our Web site and your
Web experience. We may also analyze information that for trends
Third-Party Service Providers
When you access or log in to our third-party service providers from
our website or act on any of the ads on our platform, we may receive
information. We have agreements with third-party service providers
to host our ads for our benefit and when you visit our website or
pages through those links, they will collect and store your data to
promote other related services to you.
We have third-party sales and marketing affiliates who may collect
your information through one of the various channels owned by them
and share this information with us, based on your interest in our
Programs. For example, an affiliate may hold an event and share
the details of the attendees with Yocket.
If such third parties sell or share the Personally Identifiable
Information as part of the process, Yocket’s liability shall be
limited to providing you with reasonable assistance in any action
you may choose to take against such third parties, at your sole
cost and expense.
Yocket is a community-driven platform that strives to make the study abroad process hassle free. We achieve that by providing our users with all accurate information and creating a community that encourages mutual sharing. This demands for a platform that is clean, authentic and safe for its users. In order to achieve that, we insist all our users to follow the below-mentioned behaviour and conduct codes.
For Yocket, to remain relevant, informative, and free, it is important for all our users to be mindful of the guidelines mentioned above. In case any member of the platform is found to have broken any of these codes of behaviour and conduct, the member will be restricted/blocked from the platform.
Information securityWe take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. We restrict access to your personally identifying information to employees who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services.
Updating your informationWe provide mechanisms for updating and correcting your personally identifying information for many of our services.
Children'Avocation Educational Services Private Limited' will not contact children under age 13 about special offers or for marketing purposes without a parent's permission.
Information Sharing and Disclosure'Avocation Educational Services Private Limited' does not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with other people (save with your consent) or non-affiliated companies except to provide products or services you've requested, when we have your permission, or under the following circumstances:
'Avocation Educational Services Private Limited' does not provide any personal information to the advertiser when you interact with or view a targeted ad. However, by interacting with or viewing an ad you are consenting to the possibility that the advertiser will make the assumption that you meet the targeting criteria used to display the ad.
'Avocation Educational Services Private Limited' advertisers include financial service providers (such as banks, insurance agents, stock brokers and mortgage lenders) and non-financial companies (such as stores, airlines, and software companies).
'Avocation Educational Services Private Limited' works with vendors, partners, advertisers, and other service providers in different industries and categories of business. For more information regarding providers of products or services that you've requested please read our detailed reference links.
Confidentiality and SecurityWe limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their jobs. We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with the laws prevalent in India to protect personal information about you. We seek to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and Rules made there under to ensure the protection and preservation of your privacy.
Non-Personal InformationIn Non-Personal Information, we track, aggregate and collect your entry point to our website, including the URLs you use, the browsers like Internet Explorer, Chrome, etc, the Operating Systems of your PCs, laptops or phones, the internet service providers, and IP addresses. We also aggregate the information regarding the pages you visit on our website, the order in which you visit them, and the hyperlinks you click. All the non-personal information we collect is only to enhance our site’s performance and our services.
Other InformationThis category of information includes the following:
Use of InformationWe may use the information we collect with your consent to register you on our Website or Platform, to provide you with information relating to our Program and/or other Yocket Services, offers from time to time in connection with Yocket to respond to your questions or interest shown in our Programs, and to send you updates on related Yocket events, platform maintenance or new services provided by Yocket via the platform, email, SMS, or phone call.
We may use your Personally Identifiable Information to provide such services to you and for quality control purposes, and we may also archive this information and/or use it for future communications with you. For example, Yocket may make available to you chat services that allow you to communicate with Yocket’s counsellors and we may use and share your Personally Identifiable Information to provide these services to you. In another example, Yocket’s staff members may create groups on our platform with other students and make you a member of such a group. These groups may be used to provide services in conjunction with the Programs, including, but not limited to, updates related to the Programs, details of potential employers, etc. Please be aware that the information disclosed on a third-party service provider’s platform will be dependent and subject to such third-party’s privacy policies and/or on your settings regarding what information you have consented to share with them. Yocket shall have no liability in this regard whatsoever.
Yocket may use and share your information to improve its services and offerings. For example, we, through our service providers (like financial partners or surveyors), may approach you to understand the impact of our Programs on your careers. For this purpose, we may connect with you via a phone call, email you questionnaires, or request you to attend workshops.
To the extent any Personally Identifiable Information collected by us contains images of you, you grant Yocket a limited, non-exclusive right to use, reproduce, distribute, or prepare derivative works of or publicly display such images and/or your likeness in relation to the Program or for marketing purposes. We may use your photograph along with employer information, testimonials, transition information, designation change, etc., for Ads/and or social media posts to highlight our learners’ achievements.
We use Non-Personal Information in aggregate form to build higher-quality, more useful services by performing statistical analysis of the collective characteristics and behaviour of our Users and by measuring demographics and interests regarding specific areas of our Website.
If the processing of your Personal Identifiable Information is subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulations, we use your Personal Identifiable Information where the processing is in our legitimate interests.
Sharing Your InformationIn addition to how we use your information, we share your information in the following ways:
Public Disclosure of InformationAny Personally Identifiable Information that is voluntarily displayed by you on our platform may be used by third parties for unsolicited purposes. Please note that Yocket shall not be liable for such unsolicited use by third parties.
Aggregated DataIt is the combining of various data from both known and anonymous sources to help our internal and commercial uses. This data will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information.
Protection of InformationYocket takes all necessary precautions to protect your Personally Identifiable Information both online and offline, to avoid any unauthorised access.
Your Email and Mobile NumberWe will store the email and the mobile number of anyone who is trying to contact us regarding our services, and products. We will use this information to share our promotions and updates with that user.
Opting OutYou can delete your account at any time. Deleting an account will effectively remove all the data and information of the user stored in Yocket. The user will have to create a brand new account to enter Yocket again.
Third-Party LinksWe have many third-party links on our website. These links redirect to other websites which have privacy policies that do not adhere to ours. If you wish to disclose your personal information to such third-party providers and if they choose to use that information, Yocket will not be responsible. The information you choose to share with such websites is at your own risk.
Data Storage, Transfer and Processing GloballyYocket stores information about you on servers located in India, but our international service providers may store your information on servers located in other countries. By using our services, you give consent to the storage of your information within India or other countries. The data protection and other laws of India and/or other countries might not be as comprehensive as those in your country. By submitting your data and/or using our services, you acknowledge the transfer, storage and processing of your information in and to India.
Remember that whenever we store or process your information, we will take the necessary steps to secure the privacy of your personal information.