The Common Application, Inc. collects and processes personal information about you when you use our Common Application® service. This Privacy Notice explains how we use your personal information. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why we collect your personal information
Our member colleges and universities need it to assess your suitability for admission, communicate with you, and meet institutional reporting requirements. If you do not provide the required information we will be unable to process your application.
We may sometimes need to use your personal information for other purposes, including protecting our legitimate interests in maintaining the integrity of our service. Our member institutions may also use your personal information to protect their legitimate interests and safeguard others. You can find full details of why we collect your personal data, what we use it for, and on what basis at http://www.commonapp.org/privacy-policy. For more information on how our members use your information, please contact the institutions to which you are applying.
How we collect your personal information
We collect most of your personal information directly from you when you complete the Common Application® form. We also collect information about you from others, including recommenders and educational institutions you have attended. This information includes third parties’ impressions of you and information about your attendance at those institutions. We only do this with your express authorization and for the purposes of performing the Common Application® service.
How we share your personal information
We are based in the United States of America. Any personal information you provide is transmitted to, and stored in, the USA. We also transfer your personal information to:
You can find additional information on how we share your personal information at http://www.commonapp.org/privacy-policy.
How long do we keep your personal information
We keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary to provide you with the Common Application® service or we have another legitimate reason to retain it. You can find more information about how long we keep your personal information at http://www.commonapp.org/privacy-policy.
If you are based in the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, or Switzerland, you have certain rights with respect to your personal information. These include the right to receive a copy of it and to require us to erase it in certain circumstances. You also have the right to raise any concerns or complaints with the data protection Supervisory Authority in your country. You can find additional information about your rights at http://www.commonapp.org/privacy-policy. Please contact us at email@example.com if you wish to discuss your rights.