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International Sporting Solutions Privacy Policy

Version 2.0 Last updated: 9th February 2021

Introduction

Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at International Sporting Solutions Limited. Across our various brands we help students to pursue their sporting careers and education overseas.

Play Overseas is a trading name of International Sporting Solutions Limited (“Play Overseas”, “we”, “us”, “our”). As well as providing a great service to our clients and partners, we are equally committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy notice, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at play@playoverseas.co.uk.

When you visit our website https://www.playoverseas.co.uk (the “Website”), and more generally, use any of our services (the “Services”, which include the Website), we appreciate that you are trusting us with your personal information. In this privacy notice, we seek to explain in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it and what rights you have in relation to it

What information do we collect?

In order to provide our service, we will need to request information from you. You will provide the majority when you apply via our website. The information that you may be asked to provide can be broken down into three sections, including:

  1. Personal Information
    – Name
    – Gender
    – Contact information (such as e-mail address(es), phone numbers, social media accounts, address)
    – Proof of ID (such as passport or driving license)
    – Physical characteristics (such height, weight, dominant hand or foot)
    – Photos or videos
  2. Academic Information
    – Current or former institutions of study (such as high schools, college(s) or university)
    – Area of study (such as current or previous majors/minors)
    – Academic credentials (such as diplomas, transcripts or exam scores)
    – Academic references
    – Academic work (such as personal essays or personal statements)
    – Resume / C.V.
  3. Athletic information
    – Sport
    – Preferred playing position
    – Links to stats (such as high school or college rosters)
    – Video footage
    – Sporting references

How do we collect this data?

You directly provide Play Overseas with the majority of the required data in relation to our service when entering your details via the online application form or via the contact us enquires.

Play Overseas may also receive your data from former clients, coaches, academic staff or friends/family.

How do we use your information?

We use the information you provide to:

– Help find suitable study opportunities
– Help find suitable overseas playing opportunities
– Help in securing scholarships
– Complete University Applications
– Guide you where needed on the student visa process
– Inform you of opportunities that are available to you based on your personal criteria

Sharing your personal data

Your personal data will be shared with only who works at academic and sporting institutions for purpose of delivering our full service.

Your personal data will be shared with university staff (both academic staff who work in admissions related roles and athletic staff) in order to help us secure you overseas study opportunities, offers of enrolment and scholarships.

Your personal information will never be sold.

Storing your personal data

Your personal data is stored on our website in our secure CRM system.

Your rights as a data subject

By law, you can ask us what information we hold about you, and you can ask us to correct it if it is inaccurate. If we have asked for your consent to process your personal data, you may withdraw that consent at any time.

Retention and Deletion

We will not retain data longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected or as required by applicable laws or regulations.

If at any stage you decided you no longer wish to move forward with this process, you can ask for the deletion of your personal information. If you ask us to delete your personal information, we will
respect your request and delete your personal information, subject to certain exceptions provided by law.

When you use our website

A number of cookies are used by us to allow the website to function and to help to make your user experience better.

Links to other sites

Please note that whilst visiting our website you may find links that lead to other sites beyond our control and not a part of Play Overseas or the International Sporting Solutions family. Please note that we are not responsible for the content or privacy policy of the external sites that you may link to from our website.

Updates to this privacy policy

We regularly review and, if appropriate, update this privacy policy from time to time, and as our services and use of personal data evolves. If we want to make use of your personal data in a way that we haven’t previously identified, we will contact you to provide information about this and, if necessary, to ask for your consent.

We will update the version number and date of this document each time it is changed.

Further information

If you have any questions regarding the data that we collect or how we use it then please feel free to contact at: play@playoverseas.co.uk or in writing at:

International Sporting Solutions Limited
The Hive Enterprise Centre
The Old Central Library
Southend-on-Sea,
Essex
SS2 6EX
United Kingdom