Colleges in British Columbia play a significant role in making Canada one of the most sought after destinations for international students. Home to some of the top colleges and universities in the country and in the world, the western most province of British Columbia is one of the major education and career hubs in Canada.
Be it their immigration policies, the job opportunities, the top notch research and teaching or the safety that the nation offers, we find more international students choosing Canada as their study destination.
Every year, thousands of students choose British Columbia as their study destination for its welcome blend of world-class colleges and its multitude of opportunities. Be it Victoria, the capital city, Vancouver, the more popular economic hub, or Kelowna, a more rustic town known for its college, almost 100,000 international students seek the province of British Columbia in pursuit of higher education. QS Rankings has ranked Vancouver in the 18th place worldwide, as one of the top student-friendly cities.
That said, here are some of the reasons why you must consider colleges in BC:
The B.C. Transfer System: The province is known for its easy credit-transfer system when it comes to higher education. It provides for means to transfer seamlessly from one school to another. You can consider transferring in your second or third year to a more competitive universities in BC.
While this system has its own requirements such as minimum GPA and credits to be eligible for transfer, it is an option open to both domestic and international students.
Immigration and Employment Opportunities: British Columbia has a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) that allows graduating students to apply for Permanent Residency (PR) through the PNP route. It begins by getting a Provincial Nominee Certificate. Once you have this certificate, your PR application will be processed much faster than going through any other immigration route. With high employability rates and increased industrial exposure, B C is also inundated with career opportunities for international students.
Education Quality Assessment: Among all the provinces, British Columbia is the only province that provides a government-mandated EQA. Higher education institutions especially colleges and universities in BC that are accredited by this body ensure they maintain international standards and keep themselves up to date with industry requirements.
Cost of Living: In general, the cost of education and living in Canada is more affordable than the likes of the USA or the UK. Even within Canada, British Columbia is cheaper compared to a province like Ontario (home to the capital city of Ottawa and the most populous Toronto) or Alberta.
A Welcoming Ethos: British Columbia has a rich ‘outside’ culture. With its rocky coastlines, abundant wildlife, lush landscapes, and abundant lakes, British Columbia has a lot to offer in terms of adventure. Moreover, as one of the student favorites when it comes to international education, the province is becoming more multicultural and diverse with every passing day.
How much does it cost to study for college in British Columbia?
Before we get into the specifics of finance, let us remember, as mentioned in the List of Colleges in Ontario, that universities and colleges are not synonymous. Universities in British Columbia are larger institutions of higher education that confer degrees (Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral). The focus of university education is typically knowledge-based. Here are some of the top universities in British Columbia.
University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Surrey, Burnaby
University of Victoria, Victoria
University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George
Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, William Lakes
Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo
Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey
A college in Canada typically has full-time or part-time diploma courses, certificate courses, and sometimes even a Bachelor’s degree in certain applied areas of study. A college offers more career-oriented training. A certificate program is typically one year while a diploma can go up to 2-3 years. Your course in a college might also include apprenticeships, skill upgrading, and even language training.
Tuition Fees: On average, the tuition fee for an international student is about CA $15,000 for an undergraduate degree. Postgraduate degree courses are more expensive. Diploma courses typically range from CA $8,000 to CA$20,000, depending on your field of study and the duration of the course.
Application and Visa fee: Ranges from CA $70 to CA $150 for application. The cost of applying for a study permit is CA $150.
Cost of Living: You can expect to incur an average amount of CA $1,400 per month as living expenses. This includes rent, food, transport, and insurance. On average, you can expect to spend about CA $200 on food and CA $75 on public transport per month in British Columbia. The rent largely depends on the area, the kind of accommodation, and the roommates. At the end of the day, it is your lifestyle that will determine how much you spend outside of your educational needs.
What are the scholarship options for colleges in British Columbia?
Keeping in mind the expenses and the cost of international travel, many of the colleges in British Columbia colleges offer financial aid in the form of scholarships, fellowships, and awards. These are based on merit, need, or in some cases, both criteria taken into consideration together. You can apply for them either with your application or after having secured admission.
Here are some of the top scholarships in different British Columbia colleges.
What are the career opportunities after studying in colleges in British Columbia?
Choosing to be an international student and pursuing your career goals abroad is an investment. So it is important that we talk about the return on investment as well.
Work permit and Immigration:
First, let us get the legalities out of the way. Having completed your course from any of the colleges in BC, in order to establish your career, you must apply for a PWGP (post-graduation work permit). You are given up to 180 days after graduation to apply for your permit.
The length of your permit is typically proportional to the length of your course. It can range anywhere from 8 months to three years. After having gained one year of professional experience under the National Occupational Classification (NOC) code of 0, A, or B, you can apply for the PR (Permanent Residence) program.
Some in-demand job roles:
According to Global News Canada, these are some of the in-demand jobs in British Columbia and Canada, as a whole. The numbers in brackets show estimated annual salary.
Developer (CA $68,000 to $155,000)
Information systems analysts and consultants (CA $65,500 to $90,000)
Civil, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineers (CA $66,000 to $131,000)
Accountants (CA $61,000 to $114,000)
Healthcare professionals, especially nurses ($68,000 to $94,000)
Digital marketing specialists (CA $62,000 to $122,000)
HR roles (CA $75,000 to $156,000)
Top industries in BC:
According to the provincial government’s website, BC’s major economic sectors are agriculture, Clean Technology, Construction, Film and Television, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Forestry, Manufacturing, Mining, Technology and Tourism.
Cities with the most opportunities in BC:
Lower Mainland, including Vancouver, Surrey, Burnaby, and Richmond, the capital city of Victoria, Abbotsford and Kelowna.
What are the best colleges in British Columbia for international students?
CA $9,000 – 15,000
Coast Mountain College
Prince Rupert, Terrace, Smithers, Hazelton, and Haida Gwaii
CA $3,000 – 15,000
~ CA $20,000 for a course
New Westminster and Coquitlam
Kelowna, Vernon, Penticton, Salmon Arm
Northern Lights College
Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, Chetwynd, Fort Nelson
CA $370 per credit
Fraser International College
CA $6,000 – 30,000
College of New Caledonia
Prince George, Quesnel, Mackenzie, Vanderhoof, Fort St. James, and Burns Lake
CA $13,000 – 18000
College of the Rockies
CA $1,500 per course
Castlegar, Nelson, Trail, Grand Forks, Kaslo, and Nakusp
CA $7,000 – 18,000
1. Camosun College
Established in 1971, Camosun College is one of the largest public community colleges in BC. There are seven schools under Camosun College that are dedicated to Arts and Science, Business, Health and Human Services, and Trades and Technology, among others.
Students often choose this British Columbia college for its top-notch research and educational facilities. This school welcomes over 1,100 indigenous students and 1,700 international students every year. This Canadian college also offers a wide range of programs that will help you with university transfer, applied degrees, career, and trade training, and with professional studies. The college is also located in Victoria, which is often referred to as the garden city of Canada.
The tuition fee ranges from CA $9,000 to CA $15,000 for international students.
For an applicant who is over 17 years of age, high school graduation is mandatory.
IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 overall (no sub-score less than 6.0)
TOEFL iBT score of 78 overall (no sub-score less than 19)
PTE Academic or PTE Academic Online score of 54 overall (no sub-score less than 50)
Cambridge Assessment of English: C1 Advanced score of 174 overall (no sub-score less than 169)
Courses offered & admission process
This college has an entire range of programs that even allow you to transfer to the University of British Columbia, provided you meet the transfer criteria. Some of the top courses in Camosun are
Bachelor of Business Administration (Check out our piece on MBA in Canada)
Bachelor of Athletics and exercise training
Diploma in Civil Engineering
Diploma in Child Education
Diploma in Arts and Science Studies
Your application for this college happens online through EducationPlannerBC. A completed application form along with the fee must be submitted well before the deadline. The application does not necessarily guarantee admission.
2. Coast Mountain College
Location: Prince Rupert, Terrace, Smithers, Hazelton, and Haida Gwaii
Spread across 5 campuses, Coast Mountain College is a government-certified, publicly-funded post-secondary educational institution. It is one of the top contenders when one is looking for colleges in British Columbia.
Affordable education, innovative pedagogy, experiential, industry-based learning and degree partnerships with some of the world-class universities are just some of the reasons to consider this college.
The fees differ quite extensively depending on the course and duration. It ranges from ~ CA $3,000 for a 7-week course all the way to CA $15,000. The college suggests an average living expense of CA $1,050 per month.
Each program has a different set of eligibility requirements. However, for international students, proof of English language proficiency must be submitted. A minimum score of 6.5 in IELTS or 90 in TOEFL iBT is required.
Courses offered & admission process
The popular programs include
Diploma in Business Administration
Associate Degree in Science
Certificate in Physical Sciences
Certificate courses in Engineering
Once you know that you have matched the admission requirements of the program of your choosing (GPA and English scores), you must submit your completed application along with a fee of CA $100.
3. Langara College
Founded in 1965, Langara is one of the finest colleges for applied arts and technology in Vancouver and even the entirety of Canada. At Langara College, students get to choose from more than 90 programs and over 10000 courses.
The college has a strength of nearly 21,000 students out of which nearly one-third of students come from different countries. It provides a diverse multicultural experience. The school of nursing at the Langara school has been named the school of the year by the Canadian nursing students association, and the school of management is ranked in the top 6 business schools in Canada.
The total tuition for a course is about CA $20,000 in Langara
IELTS: 6.5 or above, internet TOEFL: 80 or above
Transcripts from the three years of high school / Undergraduate degree
Financial Management Marketing
Post Degree Diploma, Web and Mobile App Design and Development
Post Degree Diploma, Business Administration
Diploma, Applied Science for Engineering
4. Douglas College
The largest degree-granting college, Douglas College is a public institution spread across campuses in Surrey, Westminster, and Coquitlam. Around 20,000 students study in this institution every year.
Recognized by the EQA, Douglas college combines the solid academic foundations of a university-style teaching with the trade and industry skills of a college education. It also provides clear pathways to university education, should you wish to continue.
The tuition fee is about CA $20,000 per year, including insurance and student costs.
For Undergraduate (diploma, associate degree, and bachelor degree) programs:
High school graduation or 19 years of age by the end of the first month of studies in the semester of entry to Douglas College; and
A minimum grade average of 60% (or equivalent) in the final year of high school; and
A minimum final grade of “C” or 60% (or equivalent) in Grade 11 Mathematics or equivalent for most programs
Post-Degree and Post-Baccalaureate programs:
minimum 3-year bachelor’s degree; and
Minimum cumulative grade point average of 60% (or equivalent) during the bachelor’s degree program
Minimum TOEFL iBT score of 83 or IELTS score of 6.5
Courses offered & admission process
Here are some of the college’s degree programs
Physical Education and Coaching,
Child and Youth Care,
Recreation Performing Arts,
The application process begins with finding your program and checking its requirements. Then you upload the completed application with the required transcripts and the application fee.
5. Okanagan College
Location: Kelowna, Vernon, Penticton, Salmon Arm
Another public institution run by the BC province, this Canadian college operates out of four campuses. Home to about 20,000 students, it is the second-largest training institute in British Columbia.
The college provides numerous easy options to transfer to UBC. The programs are accredited by the Government of British Columbia. The choice of programs seems almost limitless. In addition, numerous student jobs are also available on campus. It also provides co-op work options so you get a taste of industry experience.
The approximate per-year fee for tuition is around CA $16,000.
Applicants must be 18 years of age or turn 18 during the first semester
Duo Lingo, TOEFL (minimum of 80), and IELTS (minimum of 6.0) scores are also accepted.
Courses offered & admission process
Diploma in Accounting
Diploma in Culinary Management
Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
The application process remains simple. You check your requirements for the chosen courses, submit the completed application and wait for the letter of acceptance.
6. Northern Lights College
Location: Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, Chetwynd, Fort Nelson, Tumbler Ridge
With its affordable tuition and cost of living, Northern Lights College is one of the most reputed colleges in BC. It gives you the added advantage of applied practical college learning and the chance to apply for a PGWP (Postgraduate Work Permit) on completion of its course. Its campuses are also strategically located in places with dynamic local labour markets. It becomes easier for skilled workers to find employment within three months of completion of the course.
The average fee is about CA $370 per credit.
High school graduation
Minimum IELTS score of 6.0 for bachelor’s level programs and 6.5 for master’s level.
Courses offered & admission process
Popular courses include
Apprenticeships and Trades
Applied Business Technology
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
Clean Energy Technology like Wind Turbine Maintenance,
One of the private colleges to make it into this list, Fraser International College is affiliated with Simon Fraser University, a top university in BC. In addition to the vast number of career-oriented programs, this college also provides pathway programs that allow its students to easily continue their higher education at Simon Fraser.
Depending on the course it ranges from CA $6,000 to CA $30,000 per year.
High School completion (Grade 12) with a minimum of 60%
An applicant must be at least 17 years of age
TOEFL/ IELTS scores
Courses offered & admission process
Its degree programs are popular – BBA, BA, B.Sc., B.Tech., etc.
8. College of New Caledonia
Location: Prince George, Quesnel, Mackenzie, Vanderhoof, Fort St. James, and Burns Lake
Since 1969, this college, spread across 6 locations, has been providing community-focussed educational programs. It offers an eclectic mix of vocational, professional, trade-based, and academic programs that you can choose from, in order to up-skill.
On average, the fee ranges from CA $13,000 – CA $18,000 per year.
Completed Standard XII with scores in English, Maths, Physics, Social Sciences
IELTS minimum score of 6.0 or a TOEFL iBT minimum score of 80
GRE/ GMAT scores are required for some specific postgraduate programs.
Courses offered & admission process
Some of the popular areas of study include
Business and Management
Community and Continuing Education
Trades and Industry
Upgrading and Access
The university has three intake semesters, January, May, and September, for international students.
Another public college, College of the Rockies is known for its small classrooms, individual attention, personalized instruction, up-to-date technology, and great support services, especially when it comes to career choices.
On average, each course at College of the Rockies costs about CA $1,500. In a semester, you can choose anywhere from 3-7 courses.
High School Completion
Minimum TOEFL iBT score of 80 or TOEFL score of 6.0
Courses offered & admission process
PG Diploma in Sustainable business practices.
General Management Diploma
Diploma in Adventure Tourism Business Operations
Diploma in Environmental Studies
10. Selkirk College
Location: Castlegar, Nelson, Trail, Grand Forks, Kaslo, and Nakusp
Selkirk College offers more than 60 nationally recognized programs and has grown to be one of the biggest institutions in the Boundary and West Kootenay regions. The college is known for its practical and applied learning techniques, preparing you to start your career earlier than a typical university education.
Depending on the program, the fees range from CA $7,000 to CA $18,000.
International applicants seeking admission generally must:
be at least 18 years of age, or
must have successfully completed the equivalent of British Columbia Grade 12 or
be approved by Selkirk International
Submit IELTS/ TOEFL score
Courses offered & admission process
Academic Upgrading and Development, Lifespan Autism Training, Business, Environment and Geometrics, Health, Hospitality and Tourism, Human Services, Industry, and Trades Training, Peace and Justice Studies, and University Arts and Sciences.
Selkirk’s programs are quite competitive in nature. Therefore you must stay ahead of the deadlines. The earlier you apply, the better your chances. Once you have chosen your course, you must submit the completed application form along with the necessary transcripts and the application fee.
That covers ten of the top colleges in British Columbia. In addition to the colleges mentioned here, you can also look into Vancouver Community College, North Island College, and British Columbia Institute of Technology for more options.
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TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL TC GLOBAL, NOR ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, PARTNERS, SUPPLIERS OR CONTENT PROVIDERS, BE LIABLE UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE OR ANY OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY OR OTHERWISE (AND WHETHER OR NOT TC GLOBAL, ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, PARTNERS, SUPPLIERS OR CONTENT PROVIDERS HAD PRIOR KNOWLEDGE OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES GIVING RISE TO SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE) WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, SERVICE, CONTENT OR USER SUBMISSIONS FOR:
INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSSES OR DAMAGES;
LOSS OF ACTUAL OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS;
LOSS OF REVENUE;
LOSS OF GOODWILL;
LOSS OF DATA;
LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS;
WASTED EXPENDITURE; OR
COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUE GOODS OR SERVICES.
Integration and Severability
Claims of Copyright or Trademark Infringement
Claims of copyright or trademark infringement should be sent to TC Global's designated agent. If you believe that someone is infringing your copyright or trademark rights on the Site, you can report it to us by contacting our designated agent at email@example.com with a report containing the following information:
your complete contact information (name, mailing address and phone number),
a detailed description of the Content that you claim infringes your copyright or trademark along with details on how it infringes upon your copyright or trademark,
the web address (URL) of the infringing content,
a declaration that you are filing this report in good faith and that all the information provided is accurate and that you are the owner of the copyright and/or trademark in question.
Please attach your digital signature or physical signature to the report.
Within 36 hours of receiving this notice with the above mentioned details, we will take down the allegedly infringing material from public view while we assess the issues identified in your notice.
On completion of the take-down procedure above:
If the complainant is successful in obtaining an order of injunction from a court of competent jurisdiction within 21 days from filing the complaint, the material will be permanently removed from TC Global's Site and database upon TC Global being provided with a copy of such order;
If the complainant is not successful in obtaining an order of injunction from a court of competent jurisdiction within 21 days from receiving notice from the complainant, the material will be made available for public view once again.
Before you submit a report of infringement, you may want to send a message to the person who posted the Content. You may be able to resolve the issue without contacting TC Global. Please remember, only the copyright/trademark owner or their authorized representative may file a report of infringement. If you believe something on the Site infringes someone else's copyright/trademark, you may want to let the rights owner know.
TC Global may give notice by means of a general notice on the Site / Service, notification within the mobile application on your account, electronic mail to your email address in your account, or by written communication sent to your address as set forth in your account. You may give notice to TC Global by written communication to TC Global's email address at firstname.lastname@example.org or physical address at No. 3, Shenton Way, #10-05/06, Shenton House, Singapore, 068805.
If any provision of these Terms is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, in whole or in part, under any law, such provision or part thereof shall to that extent be deemed not to form part of these Terms but the legality, validity and enforceability of the other provisions in these Terms shall not be affected. In that event, the parties shall replace the illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision or part thereof with a provision or part thereof that is legal, valid and enforceable and that has, to the greatest extent possible, a similar effect as the illegal, invalid or unenforceable provision or part thereof, given the contents and purpose of these Terms. These Terms constitute the entire agreement and understanding of the parties with respect to its subject matter and replaces and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements or undertakings regarding such subject matter. In these Terms, the words "including" and "include" mean "including, but not limited to."
You may contact us at the following address:
The Chopras Global Holdings PTE Ltd No. 3, Shenton Way, #10-05/06, Shenton House, Singapore, 068805 Our grievance / nodal officer may be contacted at:
The Chopras Global Holdings PTE Ltd
No. 3 Shenton Way
#10-05/06, Shenton House
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INFORMATION COLLECTION BY TC GLOBAL
Data Controller and Data Processor:
Legal basis for collection and processing of Personal/Usage Information:
The legal basis for collection and processing of any information collected and processed by TC Global including the Personal Information is (i) your consent at the time of providing the Personal Information; (ii) where it is in our legitimate interests to do so and not overridden by your rights (for example, in some cases for direct marketing, fraud prevention, network and information systems security, responding to your communications, the operation of networks of groups by the network administrators, and improving our Site). In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect information about you or may otherwise need the information to protect your vital interests or those of another person. We may also process information to comply with a legal requirement or to perform a contract.
TC Global may ask you to provide certain categories of information such as personal information, which is information that coold reasonably be used to identify you personally, such as your name, gender, family details, address, e-mail address, nationality, details of your passport and other government ID, financial information, academic record / education history, date of birth, mobile number, travel history and medical records ("Personal Information"), when you access the Site, in order to provide you with the services requested.
Additionally, we may collect this information through various forms and in various places through the Site, including when you first register with us, when you create a transaction, when you contact us, when you update your information or from time to time or when you otherwise interact with us. TC Global may include registration, surveys, and other online forums where users will need to provide Personal Information.
Cookies: TC Global may use standard "cookie" browser application feature to collect and understand Site usability trends. Cookies are text files that we may place in your computer browser to store your preferences. Cookies are used to record various aspects of your visit and assist us in providing you with uninterrupted service. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to store your preferences and other information on your computer in order to save you time by eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information and to display your personalized content. Cookies are divided into "first party" and "third party":
First party cookies are the cookies served by the owner of the domain. In our case, that's TC Global. Any cookie we place ourselves is a "first-party cookie."
Third-party cookies are cookies placed on our domains by trusted partners that we've allowed to do so. These can be social media partners, advertising partners, security providers, and more. And they can be either "session cookies" or "permanent cookies":
Session cookies only exist until you close your browser, ending what's called your "session." Then they're deleted.
Permanent cookies have a range of lifespans and stay on your device after the browser is closed. On the Site, we try to only serve permanent cookies (or allow permanent cookies to be served by third parties) that have a limited lifespan. However, for security reasons or in other exceptional circumstances, sometimes we may need to give a cookie a longer lifespan.
Web browser cookies may store info such as your IP address or other identifiers, your browser type, and info about the content you view and interact with on digital services. By storing this info, web browser cookies can remember your preferences and settings for online services and analyze how you use them.
Along with cookies, we also use tracking technologies that are very similar. Our Site may contain small transparent image files or lines of code that record how you interact with them. These include "web beacons," "scripts," "tracking URLs," or "software development kits" (known as SDKs):
Web beacons have a lot of different names. They might also be known as web bugs, tracking bugs, tags, web tags, page tags, tracking pixels, pixel tags, 1x1 GIFs, or clear GIFs. In short, these beacons are a tiny graphic image of just one pixel that can be delivered to your device as part of a web page request, in an app, an advertisement, or an HTML email message. They can be used to retrieve info from your device, such as your device type, operating system, IP address, and the time of your visit. They are also used to serve and read cookies in your browser or to trigger the placement of a cookie.
Scripts are small computer programs embedded within our web pages that give those pages a wide variety of extra functionality. Scripts make it possible for the website to function properly. For example, scripts power certain security features and enable basic interactive features on our website. Scripts can also be used for analytical or advertising purposes. For example, a script can collect info about how you use our website, such as which pages you visit or what you search for.
Tracking URLs are links with a unique identifier in them. These are used to track which website brought you to the Site. An example woold be if you clicked from a social media page, search engine, or one of our affiliate partners' websites.
Software Development Kits (SDKs) are part of our apps' source code. Unlike browser cookies, SDK data is stored in the app storage. They're used to analyze how the apps are being used or to send personalized push notifications. To do this, they record unique identifiers associated with your device, like your device ID, IP address, in-app activity, and network location.
All these tracking technologies are referred to as "cookies" here in this Cookie Statement.
However, no Personal Information identifying the user is collected nor any data capture mechanisms are employed. The user may change browser settings to accept or reject cookies on personal preference. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify the browser setting to decline cookies if you so prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to sign in or use other interactive features of the Site that may depend on cookies. If you choose to accept cookies, you also have the ability to later delete cookies that you have accepted. If you choose to delete cookies, any settings and preferences controlled by those cookies, including advertising preferences, will be deleted and may need to be recreated. We process and keep all data for our own use and, if you wish to opt-out from tracking by TC Global you can do so at email@example.com
Processing of Data:
TC Global may also process any Personal Information or Usage Information collected from you for legitimate commercial purposes including to provide you with the requisite information requested. A list of uses of the Personal Information and Usage Information collected is provided at Section 3 of this Policy (Use of Information Collected).
TC Global implements appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk of our processing of information about individuals such as (i) only sharing and providing access to your information to the minimum extent necessary, subject to confidentiality restrictions where appropriate, and on an anonymised basis wherever possible; (ii) using secure servers to store your information; (iii) verifying the identity of any individual who requests access to information prior to granting them access to information; and (iv) using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software or other similar encryption technologies to encrypt any payment transactions you make on or via our Site.
Right of a user in relation to data submitted:
Any user who has submitted Personal Information on the Site has the right to (i) access, correct, delete such Personal Information subject to us successfolly verifying your identity; (ii) object to us processing your Personal Information on legitimate grounds; (iii) to withdraw your consent to our use of your information at any time where we rely on your consent to use or process that information; (iv) opting out of receiving any promotional or marketing material by clicking on the "Unsubscribe" button or by sending an email to [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Please note that if you withdraw your consent, this will not affect the lawfolness of our use and processing of your information on the basis of your consent before the point in time when you withdraw your consent; (v) right to have the Personal Information transferred to another data controller; and (vi) lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particolar in the jurisdiction of your habitual residence, place of work or of an alleged infringement of any applicable data protection laws. Any request received by us by the user in relation to the aforesaid shall be acknowledged by us within seventy-two (72) business hours.
USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
TC Global does not share any Personal Information with any third party without your consent, except when directed by the law. TC Global can use this data to verify user identity in line with engagement initiated by the user. We will communicate with you using the contact information provided by you in order to respond to any queries that you may have and to provide any information that you may request regarding the services provided through the Site. We may communicate with you either by written, physical communication, email, telephone, SMS or via notifications on your mobile device. We may also send strictly service-related announcements to you periodically and when it is necessary to do so. For instance, if our services are temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send you an email, text message, flash notification or telephone call. If you do not wish to receive such alerts, you have the option to unsubscribe from such emails or opt out by sending an email to email@example.com.
We may use Personal Information or Usage Information collected through the Site in the following ways:
to operate and improve our Site and tools associated with the Site;
to create aggregated and anonymized information to determine which Site features are most popolar and usefol to users, and for other statistical analyses;
To customize the content or the services on the Site for you, or the communications sent to you through the Site.
To help provide you the services accessible through the Site, which may include liaising and providing information to visa/customs/immigration offices of various countries and admissions offices of universities situated across the globe;
To observe, improve and administer the quality of services on the Site;
To analyze how the Site is used, diagnose technical problems;
Remember the basic information provided by you for effective access;
To confirm your identity in order to determine your eligibility to use the Site and avail our services;
To notify you about any changes to the Site;
To enable TC Global to comply with its legal and regolatory obligations;
For the purpose of sending administrative notices, service-related alerts and other similar communication with a view to optimizing the efficiency of the Site;
Doing market research, troubleshooting, protection against error, project planning, fraud and other criminal activity; and
Marketing activities: We use your information for marketing activities. These activities include:
Using your contact info to send you regolar news about relevant products and services. You can unsubscribe from email marketing communications quickly, easily, and anytime. All you need to do is click the "Unsubscribe" link included in each newsletter or other communication.
Based on your info, individualized offers might be shown to you on the Site, on mobile apps, or on third-party websites/apps (including social media sites), and the content of the site displayed to you might be personalized. These coold be offers that you can book directly on the Site, on co-branded sites, or other third-party offers or products we think you might find interesting.
When you participate in other promotional activities (e.g. sweepstakes, referral programs, or competitions), relevant info will be used to administer these promotions.
Administrative and Legal Reasons:
We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. Thus, we may access, use, store, transfer and disclose your information (including Personal Information), including disclosure to third parties such as government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we reasonably determine is necessary and appropriate: (i) to satisfy any applicable law, regolation, governmental requests or legal process; (ii) to protect the safety, rights, property or security of TC Global, our services, the Site or any third party; (iii) to protect the safety of the public for any reason; (iv) to detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues; and /or (v) to prevent or stop any activity we consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, an illegal, unethical, or legally actionable activity. Such disclosures may be carried out without notice to you.
THIRD PARTY CONTENT AND LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SERVICES
We do not include or offer third party products or services on our Site.
Your information will be retained with TC Global as long as it is needed by TC Global to provide services to you. If you wish to cancel your account or request that TC Global no longer uses your information to provide services, you may contact TC Global at firstname.lastname@example.org.. TC Global will promptly delete the information as requested. TC Global will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with its legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce its agreements or for other business purposes. When TC Global has no ongoing legitimate business need to process your information, we will either delete or anonymize it.
CONTACT & POLICY UPDATES
CHANGE OF INFORMATION AND CANCELLATION OF ACCOUNT
You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the information you submit to us, such as your contact information provided as part of account registration. If your Personal Information changes, or if you no longer desire to access the Site, you may correct, delete inaccuracies, or amend information by contacting us through email@example.com and we will respond within 72 hours of receipt of communication.
You have the right to request that we rectify or delete the personal data or restrict the processing of your personal data, if you think they are inaccurate. Furthermore, you have the right to object against the processing based on our legitimate interests as a legal basis. We are required to assess and act on your request. Additionally, you also have the right to data portability if it shoold become relevant. You have a right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority.
[You may also cancel or modify your communications that you have elected to receive from the Site by logging into your user account and changing your communication preferences.
If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you details with respect to our services and the Site, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you wish to opt out of receiving non-essential communications such as promotional and marketing-related information regarding the Site and our services, please send TC Global an email at email@example.com.
By email: firstname.lastname@example.org
In the event of any grievances, user can contact the grievance officer at email@example.com or write to us at the following address:
The Chopras Global Holdings PTE Ltd
No. 3 Shenton Way
#10-05/06, Shenton House