Newports Institute of Communications & Economics

PRIVACY POLICY

Effective Date: March 2023

At Newports Institute of Communications & Economics, we value and prioritize the privacy and security of our users. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information when you interact with our website, applications, and services. By accessing or using our platforms, you consent to the practices described in this policy.

Information We Collect:

1.1. Personal Information:
We may collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us, such as your name, contact details, email address, date of birth, and other similar information when you register, apply, or communicate with us.

1.2. Usage Information:
We automatically collect certain information about your interaction with our platforms. This may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, device information, browsing actions, and patterns.

1.3. Cookies and Tracking Technologies:
We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to enhance your experience and analyze trends. These technologies collect information about your browsing activities and preferences on our platforms.

Use of Information:

2.1. Personalization and Communication:
We may use your personal information to personalize your experience, respond to your inquiries, and communicate with you about our programs, events, and other relevant information.

2.2. Service Improvement:
We use collected information to improve our platforms, understand user preferences, troubleshoot technical issues, and develop new features and services.

2.3. Legal Compliance:
We may use your information to comply with applicable laws, regulations, or legal processes and respond to lawful requests from public authorities.

2.4. Marketing and Promotions:

With your consent, we may use your personal information to send you promotional materials, updates, and newsletters regarding our institute and affiliated partners. You have the right to opt-out of these communications at any time.

Information Sharing and Disclosure:

3.1. Third-Party Service Providers:
We may share your personal information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our platforms, conducting our business, or providing services to you. These providers are obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of your information.

3.2. Legal Requirements:
We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with legal obligations, protect our rights or property, or ensure the safety of others.

3.3. Business Transfers:
In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, your personal information may be transferred or disclosed as part of the transaction. We will notify you via email or prominent notice on our platforms before your personal information is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Data Security:
We implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Your Rights:
You have certain rights regarding your personal information, including the right to access, correct, update, or delete the information we hold about you. If you have any inquiries or wish to exercise your rights, please contact us using the information provided below.

Third-Party Links:
Our platforms may contain links to third-party websites or services. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those external sites or services. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those third parties before providing any personal information.

Children’s Privacy:
Our platforms are not intended for individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If you believe we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child, please contact us immediately.

Changes to this Privacy Policy:
We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. We will notify you of any material changes by posting the updated policy on our platforms or by other means. Your continued use of our platforms after the effective date of the revised policy constitutes your acceptance of the changes.

Contact Us:
If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please contact us at:

Newports Institute of Communications & Economics
40L, Block 6, PECHS, Karachi
Email: info@newports.edu.pk
Phone: 021-34547417

Please note that this Privacy Policy applies solely to the information collected by Newports Institute of Communications & Economics and does not cover any information collected by third-party websites or services.