Protecting your information is very important to Unibuddy Limited, registered in England and Wales, having its registered office address at 5 New Street Square, London, United Kingdom, EC4A 3TW, and Unibuddy Limited, registered in the US, having its registered office at Corporation Trust Center, 1209 Orange Street, in the City of Wilmington, County of New Castle, Delaware 19801 (“our”, “us” or “we” or “Unibuddy”).
“Ambassador” means a person acting on behalf of a Unibuddy Customer as its representative and interacts with End Users.
“End User” means any individual that has access to or engages with the Unibuddy Platform, including Customer Staff.
“Consumer” means any End User, website visitor or job applicant.
“Controller” has the meaning under the GDPR. Where indicated “Controller” also refers to a “Business” under the CCPA, CPRA, VCDPA, and other applicable USA state-specific legislation.
“Customer” means an entity that subscribes for a licence to use the Unibuddy Platform.
“Customer Staff” means any employee or authorised representative of the Customer who has access to the Unibuddy Platform.
“Data Protection Laws” may include: Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the “GDPR”), and applicable subordinate legislation and regulations implementing those; “USA state specific regulations” including, but not limited to – the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the “CCPA”), California Privacy Acts Right of 2023 (the “CPRA”), the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act of 2023 (the “VCDPA”), Connecticut’s Data Privacy Act (CTDPA), and the Utah Consumer Privacy Act (UCPA).
“Partner” means a third party that hosts the Unibuddy widget on their website or an entity that has an established commercial relationship with Unibuddy
“Personal Data” means any information that identifies or relates to a particular individual and also includes information referred to as “personally identifiable information” or “personal information” under applicable data privacy laws, rules, or regulations (collectively the “Data Protection Laws”).
“Unibuddy Chat” means the product within the Platform that enables End Users to explore the university website which is embedded with Ambassadors and Customer Staff profiles on the university website to allow End Users to engage in communications with the University selected Ambassadors and Customer Staff.
“Unibuddy Community” means a product within the Platform that enables End Users, Ambassadors and Customer Staff to engage in communications in an open forum, coordinated by the Customer.
“Unibuddy Events” means a feature of the Platform that enables the Customer to stream video content over the internet to recipients that have a Unibuddy account and the ability to host live streams with or without multiple chat channels, when applicable, stream live events in a conference configuration.
“Unibuddy Events Recording” means a feature of Unibuddy Event that will allow for Customers to record their events livestream and live sessions, and download them to share and reuse as they see fit. For avoidance of doubt, the recording will only contain the presenter/s video and other presentation material when the presenter’s screen is shared.
Platform and Website Users
Where you are using your Unibuddy account or Unibuddy Platform directly, Unibuddy acts as the “Data Controller” of such personal Data (as defined in the GDPR) or “Business” (as defined under the CCPA, CPRA, VCDPA, and other state-specific legislation) and for some of our products, we act as Joint Controller, together with the Customer as described below in the section titled “2.Information we collect about you”.
Where Customers jointly agree with Unibuddy to collect additional Personal Data in the creation of Unibuddy accounts, we may act as a Joint Controller, together with the Customer. Where this applies, this will be specifically agreed with Customers on a case by case basis and made clear to End Users.
Where users are accessing the Platform via the Customer (Ambassadors and other Customer Staff), the Customer acts as the Data Controller. Unibuddy shall process personal information as a Data Processor on behalf of the Customer, who uses our services (see “Information We Receive from Other Sources” below). For all respective occasions above we ensure that we comply with existing Data Protection Laws.
In respect of Personal Data of individuals/consumers collected where you apply for a role at Unibuddy, we will be the Data Controller and certain aspects of this Policy will apply to our processing of your personal information.
Minimum User Age
End Users must be at least 13 years old to use our Platform or such greater age as required in your country or territory to register for or use our Platform without parental approval. Some of our Platform features may only be available to users that are above 18 years old. End Users may be required to submit their date of birth for age verification purposes. Where there is a justifiable reason to use the Platform below the relevant age of consent, parental consent will be required for such use.
How to contact us
Please contact the Controller/Business party in the first instance to address your rights with respect to your data.